Skylab Research

Commitment to innovation

Our mission is to advance state-of-the-art computer vision research and its application in computational photography. Our focus is on building innovative technology that allows us to redefine the norms in image editing for consumers.

Alireza Shafaei

Co-Founder & CTO


Mohammad Nourbakhsh

Machine Learning Engineer


Alinstein Jose

Machine Learning Engineer

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Hardik Uppal

Machine Learning Engineer


University of British Columbia Faculty of Computer Science Feature:

Computer Science Alumnus Builds Picture-Perfect Business with Machine Learning

AutoRetouch: Automatic Professional Face Retouching (Oral Presentation): 


Alireza Shafaei (skylabtech), James J. Little (UBC), Mark Schmidt (UBC)

Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV), 2021

WACV 2021 – AutoRetouch: Automatic Professional Face Retouching


Flickr-Faces-HQ-Retouching (FFHQR) Dataset

Flickr-Faces-HQ-Retouching (FFHQR) is a high-quality image dataset of retouched human faces for computer vision research.

The retouching dataset is made available under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license by Skylab Technologies Incorporated.


You can use, redistribute, and adapt it for non-commercial purposes, as long as you (a) give appropriate credit by citing our paper, (b) indicate any changes that you have made, and (c) distribute any derivative works under the same license.