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Five features retoucher Jan Wischermann can’t live without

  Working with big-name brands and magazines like ELLE, The New Yorker, Mastercard, and Schwarzkopf, delivering high quality edits with speed is important to professional retoucher Jan Wischermann. With years of experience, he has perfected his workflow to be as efficient as possible while maintaining full control over every element of the images he works on. Here are five features in Capture One Pro that he can’t live without – or at least work without. 1. Your favorite tools at your fingertips with Custom Tool Tabs Don’t waste any time looking for the right tools. In Capture One Pro you can create Custom Tool Tab to have all your favorite tools just one click away. This is Jan’s first tip for a more efficient workflow. In his workspace, Jan has set up different Custom Tool Tabs for when he is on a shoot, when he is doing image selection, and when he is retouching. “For instance, if I am on a shoot, I put things in the Custom Tool Tab that I use the most …

Spotlight On: Kristina Varaksina

For Russian-born photographer Kristina Varaksina, upending the traditional perceptions of female beauty continues to underscore her work as a conceptual photographer. Based in London, the Capture One Ambassador also doubles as an educator and commercial photographer. The Capture One team sat down with Varaksina to hear about her journey and why she thinks photography is the most powerful medium today. The Beginning “As a child, I liked drawing,” said Kristina Varaksina from her studio in London. “I liked all kinds of art and went to a children’s art school in Russia. I also loved painting and anything creative, really. So naturally, I began to think how I could make this my profession.” Like so many young artists, Varaksina’s parents encouraged her to explore the creative industry’s more practical and financially lucrative side. “My parents thought you need to have something a bit more solid,” she said, laughing. “They said that I should become a designer or an architect or something like that.” So, it was no surprise that later, Varaksina found herself in architecture school, …

Spotlight On: Fernando Rodriguez (aka Nobody)

Making Waves from Mexico City to the Big Apple A recent transplant to the Big Apple, Mexican-born Fernando Rodriguez considers himself relatively new to the city and its creative community. However, in the short time since he relocated from Mexico City, Rodriguez has managed to book cover shoots with fashion magazine heavyweights, such as Harper’s Bazaar, while garnering accolades for his inventive and colorful style of work. The Beginning Born and raised in Durango, Mexico, the new Capture One Brand Ambassador, who goes by the alias “Nobody,” reflects on his upbringing, which he highlights had very little connection to the arts. “My parents are accountants, and it was assumed that I would follow a similar path,” he says, laughing. Beginning with a degree in graphic design, Rodriguez became interested in photography during the middle of his studies. “I took one or two photography classes, but unfortunately, the first class was discouraging as the professor was not so inspiring,” says Rodriguez. “Despite that, I had to complete an assignment. Otherwise, I would not pass the course.” …