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CEO interview: The power and potential of M1

In an interview with PetaPixel, Capture One CEO Rafael Orta reveals why the team re-architected Capture One to run more powerfully than ever on Apple Silicon – and what it means for the future of editing. While Apple computers powered by M1 can run non-native applications through Rosetta, the hardware’s full potential is only seen with applications that have been built specifically for it. Capture One is set to finally make the transition and its CEO explains what the process was like and what was involved. In an exclusive interview with PetaPixel, Capture One’s CEO Rafael Orta reveals that the company is very close to releasing a native version of its popular photo editing application for Apple M1 computers, but doing so was not easy. “For us, it was quite a big task,” Orta says. “We used the opportunity to re-architect the way the entire application works and looked at how we could optimize based on the new hardware. As soon as the M1 got announced last year we got to work importing the code …

Discovering the beauty and potential of post–production with Joe McNally

Acclaimed photographer Joe McNally has shot National Geographic covers and built an award-winning career in commercial and editorial photography. Explore his portfolio and discover why Capture One changed his mind about post-production.   My career as a commercial and editorial photographer has taken many twists and turns – aerial photography, fashion, sports, news, and studio portraiture. I’m a generalist photographer, and ever since turning the corner from film to digital years ago, I have always regarded the world of post-production with a certain wariness. Introducing Capture One into my photo editing workflow has truly invigorated my photography process. I grew up admiring photographic heroes, redoubtable shooters whose work adorned the pages of LIFE and NationaI Geographic. I wanted to be them. Without being too corny, I identified my mission with terms I swiped from the motto of LIFE magazine. “To see life; to see the world….” Seventy countries and many assignments later, I’m still curious, and I still have a camera in hand. In this blog post, I’ll do bit of a tour through the …