Trained as an advertising photographer in Germany, Rainer studied Photography at Bournemouth before taking an MA in History of Art. A co-founder at Happy Finish, Rainer has since collaborated with students, photographers, art directors and ad agencies worldwide on award-winning fine-art, editorial and commercial projects.
Tom studied at the UCA in Kent and the L’ecole des Arts Decoratif in Strasbourg. He then worked briefly in TV production and as a freelance illustrator before joining Happy Finish as an assistant in 2008, becoming a represented senior retoucher in 2010
Nick is a Masters-educated Imaging Scientist with an art photography background. Before joining Happy Finish he worked exclusively for Vincent Peters, responsible for all of his output.
With a background in illustration and an eye for creating striking imagery, Alex joined Happy Finish as a represented artist back in 2008 and has worked with a nice selection of the world’s top brands including Nike, Coca Cola, Audi, Budweiser, Perrier, Diageo, Bosch, Sony and Samsung.
Originally a photographer, Mihaela switched to retouching in 2012 when she joined Happy Finish as a represented artist - since then she has been learning from the best and continuously developing her skills and portfolio. Mihaela has a passion for advertising imagery and still life retouching and has worked with Nike, Omega, Arthur Woodcroft and Matthias Buchholz amongst others.
Kieran cultivated his skills in London’s professional photographic darkrooms and was soon asked to retouch for some of the capital’s best photographers who helped him develop his creative eye. Kieran joined Happy Finish as a represented artist in 2011 where he continues to work with some of the world’s biggest agencies and brands including Nike, Sony, Virgin, Heineken and BT.