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Three Black photographers who explore the world through color

There is a reason we don’t see the world in black and white. Colors are an integral part of how we experience life and how we communicate. For a photographer, colors are another tool to set a mood and help tell a story, and getting them right can make or break an image. In celebration of Black History Month and the role color plays in our lives, we spoke to three photographers, who are all part of the Black Woman Photographers collective, about their work and how they explore their subject matters with color. Daniella Almona For a photographer, understanding color is just as important as understanding composition and angles. At least to Lagos-born, Atlanta-based photographer Daniella Almona. With her portraits, she works to highlight blackness in all forms and plays with highly saturated colors in backdrops, props, clothes, and make-up to bring out her subjects’ features. With lush reds, warm oranges, and velvety blues drawing the viewer into the frame, she elicits emotion in both her subjects and audience. “The way colors interact with …

The never-ending quest for authentic color

How do you accurately capture real-life color in a 2D photo? We open up the doors to our development lab and let you in on the secret of Capture One’s hand-calibrated camera profiles. Want to create your best possible photo? It takes more than powerful editing tools to make an amazing image come to life. Like an artist needs a beautiful blank canvas, it’s also important to have the best possible starting point for your editing. That’s where our camera profiles and true-to-life color processing come in. When we say your camera is supported in Capture One, we don’t just mean that you can edit files from that camera in our photo editing software. We mean that we’ve calibrated the colors from your camera by hand, so that when your photo is imported into Capture One, your colors and details look as authentic as possible, just like when you captured it. That’s when you’re free to unleash your creativity and keep your photo true-to-life – or go crazy with our tools to create something totally …