Author: Alexander Svet

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

Today I begin a series of tutorials on working with color schemes in Capture One! We’ll see how to apply complementary, analogous, triadic, and other color schemes using Capture One tools. The first part of the series is the one you’re reading now. Part II is all about complementary colors. In Part III, we will discuss additional color schemes that can enhance your editing in Capture One! Working with Color Schemes in Capture One The idea of color schemes is pretty simple: Some combinations of colors work better than others. Using them, you can improve image perception and overall harmony.…

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Capture One has just released Capture One 21 (14.4). The free update introduces the new Export Tool Tab and Cross Recipe Tokens for multiple recipes. Fujifilm photographers can now change camera settings during Live View. Also, Capture One now supports tethered shooting with Sigma fp and Sigma fp L cameras. Finally, the 14.4 update adds Magic Brush shortcuts, password-protected sharing, and boosts catalog performance. Download Capture One 21 14.4, and let’s take a closer look at all the improvements. The New Export Tool Tab The previous update’s radical change in the export workflow resulted in frustration among old-time Capture One…

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Let’s talk about custom styles! I’m pretty sure you’re familiar with the primary features of styles in Capture One. Today I’ll share my top hints for creating superior styles in Capture One! Avoid Image-Dependent Tools In my styles, I prefer avoiding image-dependant tools, such as White Balance, Levels, and Exposure. A particular White Balance might fit your color grading just perfectly. Unfortunately, there is little chance that this effect is replicable on other images, making your WB-based style pretty useless. Still, sometimes, I use very extreme values of WB that look more or less similar on different images. For instance,…

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This post contains affiliate links and/or codes, so if you purchase a product through such a link or with such a code, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Capture One has just presented a new offer: If you buy Capture One 21 new license before the 4th of October, you’ll get Capture One 22 free in December! Plus, all my readers can save 10% on Capture One 21 with this code: ALEXONRAW Thus, you can buy Capture One 21 now with a 10% discount and get Capture One 22 free of charge in December!

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Capture One has just released Capture One 14.3.1 update and introduced a new tool – Capture One Live! Capture One Live allows you to share photos online directly from Capture One. Your clients can access shared images on any device using a web browser to view, rate, and color tag them. The results are synchronized with Capture One in real-time so that you can get feedback on your images without exporting them. You can provide access to a particular folder or an album, as well as to the capture folder so that reviewers will see new images in real-time as…

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Capture One has just released Capture One 21 (14.3) update, and you’ll just love it! Seriously, it’s one of the most exciting free updates of Capture One ever. We have got an entirely new tool – Magic Brush, that allows you to create a complex mask from color in a single brush stroke. Just like old color range masks, but on steroids, it’s much faster and smarter. Moreover, Magic Brush works with colorless areas as well, making it a real game-changer in RAW editing. Next, Capture One developers have fully redesigned the export workflow, making it way more user-friendly. There…

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