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Sony Alpha 1 meets Capture One 21

Last year, photographer Philip Edsel was one of the first in the world to test the powerful new Sony Alpha 1 – now he’s testing the images with the new Speed Edit tool in Capture One 21. Before anyone knew about Sony’s incredible Alpha 1 camera – I took a flight to Los Angeles with very little information and a signed NDA that swore me to secrecy. Turns out, I was one of the few lucky photographers in the world to test out the new Sony Alpha 1 before its official release. In this blog, I’ll give you a glimpse into how revolutionary the camera is – and how seamlessly it fits into my photo editing workflow with the new Capture One 21. The Sony Alpha 1 is an especially exciting camera for me for a few reasons. First, it’s body is in the style of my favorite Sony camera to shoot with: the Sony A9. There’s nothing like a solid mechanical dial, and as someone that is often capturing a range of fast-moving action, …

Healing brush tool 2020

This new tool is every retoucher’s dream

Capture One’s new Heal Brush “is every retoucher’s dream” says commercial retoucher Pratik Naik. Get his tour of the new tool plus expert tips on how to use it. The new heal brush in the latest Capture One update has photographers and retouchers rejoicing around the world. In this blog post, I’ll take you through the new tool – and be sure to start by watching the video to get a visual for how you apply it to an image.   The Heal Brush icon is found in the Layers panel – once activated, it will automatically add a healing layer. Now, you don’t need to add additional healing layers because you can make as many adjustments as you like using the Heal Brush within that one layer. There’s no upper limit for the number of healing adjustments you can make, either.  Be default, all you need to do is highlight the element or object in your image that you’d like to remove and Capture One will cover it up by calculating the best possible source point for …