Author: Alexander Svet

Alexander Svet – Professional photographer and photography instructor. Phase One Certified Professional and Capture One beta tester.

Capture One has just released the new 16.3.4 update, and surprisingly, it comes with a whole bunch of new features! Normally 16.3.x releases are bugfixes only, but this update brings some really useful improvements: Copy & Apply AI Masks Luma Range in Styles Nikon Zf NEFX Support Ok, let’s see how to use them in practice! Copying & Applying AI Masks When 16.3 introduced the AI Masking tool, many Capture One photographers were disappointed by the inability to copy AI masks between images. This issue has now been resolved, and you can easily copy and apply Background and Subject masks:…

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Hi, there! Capture One has just released the new AI Masking tool, and it is mind-blowing! You can now mask any part of an image in a matter of seconds. Simply hover the new AI Select cursor over any part of the image, and you’ll see the generated AI mask for this area. If you need to mask all the elements at once, you can draw a box around them, and AI will create a mask for the whole subject. Also, you can zoom in on an image to mask the tiniest image details, such as eye whites, iris, or…

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Recently, Capture One 23 16.2 has introduced style shortcuts to apply pre-made looks and adjustments quickly. However, this feature offers way more than just a few additional hotkeys. Style shortcuts allow you to access new features previously unavailable in Capture One. I’ve already shown you how to change Crop aspect ratios with new hotkeys. This week, I’ve prepared for you five more ideas for style shortcuts: Set Ratings and Color Tags Simultaneously Make Sky Vibrant Create New Layers with Custom Opacity Change Film Simulations with Hot Keys Quickly Apply Color Ranges Set Ratings and Color Tags Simultaneously Sometimes, you might…

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Today we continue to solve your annoying Capture One problems! From the first part, you’ve learned how to reset everything except crop, what camera profile is best to choose, why your cropping settings change, and other practical hints. You have sent me a bunch of new questions, and today we’ll discover how to: Set crop to ‘Unconstrained’ and quickly control crop ratios. Arrange shortcut keys for all color ratings. Add styles to Favourites. But first, I invite you to join me on my new live stream Color Grading Techniques in Capture One on June 15, 7 PM CEST / 1 PM EDT / 10 AM PDT On the…

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Capture One has just released an upgrade for Capture One 23  that brings a whole bunch of awesome new features: Auto Dust Removal Face Focus in Cull & Importer Styles & ‘Edit With’ Shortcuts Wireless tethering for Fujifilm cameras Integration with Frame.io Improved Smart Adjustments consistency Faster preview generation Wow, I can’t ever recall seeing so many new and highly anticipated features in any free upgrade of Capture One! Well, the upgrade is free if you have bought Capture One 23 license before February 14 2023, or have a subscription. As always, I have prepared a detailed overview of all the…

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Hey! What annoys you the most about Capture One? Is there a tool that works counterintuitively for you? Or you can’t bear some interface features? Share your pain with me! In many cases, such problems can be easily resolved! I regularly receive Capture One questions from my subscribers, and this week, I’ll share with you quick and simple solutions to five annoying Capture One problems: How to reset everything except crop? How to set a rating to a single image? Why can’t I copy cropping? What camera profile is best to choose? Why do my cropping settings always change? How…

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