The improved Capture One 12.1 X-Trans processing does make a difference and here's an image which shows it... if you know where to look. Phase One says the Capture One 12.1 X-Trans processing has been improved, and it’s easy to accept claims like this as fact, but it’s also good to check them now and again to see just how much significance they actually have. Fujifilm’s … [Read more...] about Does the new Capture One 12.1 X-Trans processing make any difference?
Phase One has released an update to its Capture One RAW processing and editing software, with support for new cameras and lens profiles, improved rendering of Fujifilm X-Trans images and a new Capture One Studio product for multi-user teams and larger companies. The new cameras supported in Capture One Pro 12.1 are the Panasonic LX100 Mark II, Leica DLUX 7, Leica CLUX, Nikon … [Read more...] about Capture One Pro 12.1 announced with improved Fujifilm X-Trans rendering
Verdict: 9/10 Capture One Pro’s editing tools and RAW processing are superb, it’s excellent for studio tethering and a sessions-based workflow but also has powerful cataloguing tools. You may still need an external editor like Photoshop or Affinity Photo, but only for complex composites. Pros Sessions or catalog based workflowReferenced or managed imagesSuperb RAW … [Read more...] about Phase One Capture One Pro 12 review
SN-05 is a pretty unromantic name for an image style, but it’s worked quite a transformation on this sunlit winter tree and sky. It’s one of 15 Styles in the Seasonal pack, which is sold via the Phase One website here: Seasonal Styles & Presets for Capture One - Preview Images & Buy The price is £69 in UK currency but is converted to local currencies wherever you’re … [Read more...] about SN-05 from Capture One’s Seasonal Style pack
I felt this scene needed to be captured with a deep, brooding intensity, and I particularly wanted to hold on to the textured cloud detail in the sky. Capturing a DNG file with Lightroom Mobile gave all the processing leeway needed. Well, I actually think you can. I like taking pictures with my iPhone. It’s partly a practical thing, as it’s the camera I always have with me. … [Read more...] about Can you really take proper pictures with a smartphone?
Sunsets don’t always come out the way you want them to, so here's a quick way to enhance them with a white balance adjustment and a graduated filter effect. This picture was shot using the auto white balance on a Nikon Z6 and while the colours are a pretty reasonable representation of how the scene actually looked, I wanted a warmer ‘sunset’ tone and a bit more depth and … [Read more...] about How to enhance a sunset with white balance and graduated filter adjustments
X-Rite's new app works with existing ColorChecker PassPort Photo and Classic swatch pads to produce custom colour profiles for Capture One Pro. Pro photographers and imaging perfectionists routinely calibrate their monitors for colour accuracy and printers too, if they do their own printing. They don’t normally calibrate their cameras, but calibration specialist X-Rite is on … [Read more...] about X-Rite launches camera profiler app for Capture One users
Is Capture One now the best RAW converter of all for Fujifilm owners? Phase One has added support for the Fujifilm GFX, launched a new, free Capture One Express Fujifilm app, and Capture One 12 now adds the Fujifilm Film Simulation modes promised at Photokina 2018. Capture One typically applies different processing ‘looks’ using Styles and Presets. Styles use a … [Read more...] about Capture One 12 Fujifilm Film Simulations: how they work
Phase One has announced the next version of Capture One, revealing a pretty big list of changes, including new 'parametric' and luminosity masking tools, support for some key new full frame mirrorless cameras, the addition of the Fujifilm Film Simulation modes first announced at Photokina 2018 and some significant interface and workflow changes. Capture One is the closest … [Read more...] about Capture One 12 brings advanced masking tools and new camera support
And that’s not all. Version 11.1 also offers a new Resource Hub for online tutorials, tips, ideas and webinars, an improved workflow for Styles (preset image ‘looks’) and a complimentary ‘Spring’ styles pack to go with it. Import speeds have been improved and the Capture Pilot 2.0 tethered shooting app (which works on Apple iPads) now comes with additional control for Sony … [Read more...] about Capture One Pro 11.1 brings new camera support and more