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Why shoot RAW?

Have you ever wondered what benefits shooting RAW will bring to your images? This short blog post will quickly run through the most important differences between RAW and JPG and how you can obtain the highest precision in your editing workflow for the best image quality possible.

Achieving Perfect Skin Tones Using Capture One

One of the more difficult aspects of photographing people is getting the skin tone right in order to get that beautiful, natural look. Capture One has some great tools that will help you to achieve perfect skin tones. Join beauty and portrait photographer Jonas Nordqvist as he demonstrates the process in this step-by-step guide. Remember that you can download a free Capture One trial here. In this blog post, I will break down my workflow for you, so you get a better understanding how my process works and get a feel for how powerful Capture One Pro 11 really is. With that said, every photo is different, and I adapt my work process depending on the image. But, every photo starts in Capture One, either shooting tethered or importing from a memory card into a unique session folder for that specific shoot. Capture One > Photoshop > Capture One > Exported product Import and working in sessions I always shoot my work tethered when its physically possible and the cable doesn’t hold me down. Capture One …

How to create stunning black and white images

While there’s minimal work involved in turning a color image into black and white, there’s a few more steps to creating stunning black and white photography. Brand Ambassador Martin Bailey shares his workflow on one of his images, showing his process to emphasize the level of control you have in Capture One. Watch the step-by-step video tutorial that accompanies this blog post to see Martin’s edits in action. If you don’t already have Capture One – make sure to download a 30-day free trial here. Each year, I travel to Hokkaido, the northern-most island of Japan, to lead my minimalist winter landscape photography tour. Much of the work I make from the locations we visit is converted to black and white, and Capture One enables me to create beautifully toned black and white images without the need for third party plugins. Being able to work directly on my raw files affords me a number of important benefits. I can save on disk space, because I don’t have to save large PSD or TIFF files. I …