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Sony Alpha 1 meets Capture One 21

Last year, photographer Philip Edsel was one of the first in the world to test the powerful new Sony Alpha 1 – now he’s testing the images with the new Speed Edit tool in Capture One 21. Before anyone knew about Sony’s incredible Alpha 1 camera – I took a flight to Los Angeles with very little information and a signed NDA that swore me to secrecy. Turns out, I was one of the few lucky photographers in the world to test out the new Sony Alpha 1 before its official release. In this blog, I’ll give you a glimpse into how revolutionary the camera is – and how seamlessly it fits into my photo editing workflow with the new Capture One 21. The Sony Alpha 1 is an especially exciting camera for me for a few reasons. First, it’s body is in the style of my favorite Sony camera to shoot with: the Sony A9. There’s nothing like a solid mechanical dial, and as someone that is often capturing a range of fast-moving action, …

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 …

Rafael Orta, Capture One CEO

An Open Letter from Our New CEO: Photography Brings Beauty and Joy into Our Lives

When I first joined Capture One back in December of 2020, I did some snooping on social media and was blown away by the experience and talent connected with Capture One. I’d encourage you each to do the same: search #captureone in Instagram, and you will quickly be transported to a world rich in color and creativity. Whether it’s photography of nature, fashion, sports, or the odd selfie, it’s clear to me that #captureone is a vibrant, diverse, and global community of passionate photographers.  We’re inspired by the photos you create, and humbled to support you from our base in Copenhagen, Denmark. Our mission to deliver the most powerful photo editing software to elevate the field of photography would not exist if it were not for you. Our brand ambassadors, like Paul Reiffer and Tina Eisen, always remind us of the critical role we play in their professional domain as first-class photographers. Their ceaseless drive and inspiring creative vision push us to set our gaze ever higher and strive towards more ambitious goals. In listening …