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Wedding photographer Eric Ronald plays around with the new features of Capture One 23

Capture One 23 – One small step for man, one giant leap toward robots taking over the planet

In this guest blog, wedding photographer and Capture One Ambassador Eric Ronald shares his thoughts on the new features in Capture One Pro 23, letting AI take on the more tedious tasks, and what this latest version ultimately means for getting your time back. With every iteration of Capture One Pro, we are gifted with exciting new features. While they are generally going to benefit all of us, sometimes new features are particularly helpful for certain photographers. For example, Capture One Pro 22 saw the exciting rollout of “merge and stitch”, much to the delight of our landscape photographer friends. For this most recent installment, Capture One Pro 23, however, I am especially excited as some of the new features are going to really help those who need to cull and edit a high quantity of images. As a wedding photographer, I most definitely fit that category. These new features are a significant and symbolic step in the evolution of Capture One as we move more and more into harnessing the power of machine-based learning …

5 time-saving tips for photographers from Vanessa Joy

As photographers, we are always looking for ways to be more efficient in our work. We are looking for ways to save time on tedious and sometimes unnecessary tasks and get more time for being creative and doing the things we love. In her 23+ years as a wedding and portrait photographer, Vanessa Joy has learned a thing or two about how to save time in all stages of her workflow. In this video, Vanessa shares her best tips for a more efficient photography workflow. Discover the Harmony Styles by Vanessa Joy here. Set expectations Vanessa’s first tip might not seem like an obvious time-saving tip. But if you follow it, you will save a lot of time and headaches down the line. “You want to make sure to set your client’s expectations for the outcome about whatever it is you are promising them,” says Vanessa. “That has to do with style, that has to do with deliverables, and creating expectations for your client off the bat.” “Don’t just go into a shoot saying ‘I’m …

How wedding photographer Alessandro Galatoli transformed his workflow with Capture One for iPad

When shooting a once-in-a-lifetime event, it is important to make the experience for the client as memorable as possible. With the new Capture One for iPad, wedding photographer Alessandro Galatoli discovered that he was able to exceed expectations and deliver images to his clients much quicker to make the happy couple even happier.   Many photographers have been able to elevate the way they work on the go by bringing less equipment and starting the editing work on location with Capture One for iPad. One person who has seen a change in his workflow is Florence-based photographer and educator Alessandro Galatoli. As one of the 10,000 beta testers of the app, Alessandro has been experimenting with how it could improve his workflow since it was first released in April. Faster delivery Specializing in destination weddings, Alessandro prides himself on being able to deliver a premium service to his clients coming from across the world to celebrate their special day in the spectacular Italian scenery. “My visual style is really detail-oriented. I try to create a …

Spotlight On: Eric Ronald

The Art of Wedding Photography The Perfect Day Often, weddings take on a life of their own. The so-called perfect day comes with its expectations and not to mention pressures from family, friends, and even oneself. Capturing that range of emotions is no easy feat. Even more challenging is capturing the essence of the couple – the newlyweds who are about to embark on a new life together.  This is what motivates Eric Ronald, a wedding photographer based in Melbourne, Australia. A recent addition to the brand ambassador program, the Capture One team, spoke with Ronald about his journey to become a professional wedding photographer. “I was always drawn to the arts,” said Ronald. “After high school, I went to film school. So that’s where I received more of a foundation, both technically and creatively, in how I can start working on how to become a cinematographer.” From there, Ronald focused on making films, music videos, but upon graduation, he realized that the reality of being a professional cinematographer was quite different than he imagined. …