China has banned Instagram and Facebook but for the Chinese people other avenues and platforms have recently opened up. One intriguing trend is the rise in historic traditional glamour photography. Studio’s hiring hundreds of photographers, retouchers, makeup artists and sales people turn out highly stylized images like a factory production line. Its very professional, beautifully photographed and even more beautifully retouched. The end result is a model like image to be shared and liked on the Chinese social media platforms. PlanetVisible Photographer Justin Hession went behind the scenes to photograph this process and use his western portrait style to create an alternate variation from these Chinese glamour photographs.