High Dynamic Range – Highlight and Shadow Recovery

HDR Comparison Using Capture One 4.0

Overview of HDR Phase One digital backs capture tremendous dynamic range. The new HDR adjustments in Capture One 4.0 taps into this dynamic range to easily recover clean, accurate, and natural detail from deep shadow and blown-out highlights. The process is simple and straight forward. Best of all, using Capture One 4.0 you can compare different variations (see image to the right) of HDR, exposure, and contrast to create exactly … Read More →

Multiple Strobe Pops for Interior Lighting with Phase One

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This article is was contributed by our valued customer, Jeffrey Totaro. You can check out his website at www.jeffreytotaro.com. If you are a customer and have a technique to share with the community please contact Capture Integration. _ Digital photography provides many excellent solutions to photographic challenges. But coming from 4×5 film I missed one previously film-only technique: multiple strobe pops while shooting interiors. I have developed a unique switch-box … Read More →

IAAP and Capture Integration team up

IAAP and Capture Integration team up

Editors Note: This article was contributed by Thomas Bliss, the president of the International Association of Architectural Photographers. Steadily Capture Integration has been proving itself as the authority on specific markets in our industry. If a product doesn’t exist to solve a photographic problem Capture Integration will develop one, thus establishing our branded line of exclusive products. The combination of high ideals, customer service, and the superior quality of the … Read More →

Our First Event in Miami

Our First Event in Miami

Update: Capture Integration’s Miami office will be holding a second event on April 24 @ 6:30pm. Click here to RSVP. Kudos have to go out to our two newest additions to Capture Integration, Lance Schad and Doug Peterson. We proudly opened our doors to the public a few months back and had our first open house just this past Thursday. It was refreshing to be able to hang back and … Read More →

Canon Wireless


I just spent a couple of days testing the Canon WFT-E2/E2A wireless transmitter here in Atlanta. It was connected to a new Canon 1ds Mark III and our computer platform was the MacIntosh G5 tower (Dual Power PC processors). Other computers used in this test was a Apple 17″ Powerbook (Dual Intel processors) and a Apple 12″ Powerbook (Single Power PC processor) & a G5 Quad (4 Power PC processors). … Read More →

Compact Flash Card Readers

At the request of a valued customer we ran a test recently of the practical speed of various firewire card readers. This was not a brand comparison or a full-blown test. We compared the three card readers we had on hand as a reference point created for a specific customer and shared here for anyone interested. The full Compact Flash Card Test Results can be found in the Accessories page … Read More →

R.I.P. Polaroid Instant Film

Last week I read some upsetting news. Polaroid is closing its plants that make their instant film. They claim that they will have enough film to last through the end of the year. They are also looking for companies that would be interested in taking over production. This only leaves Fujifilm around for instant film. Here are some links to Fuji’s offerings on their site(it is hard to find things … Read More →

Tethering with 4.0 and 3.7.8

When Capture One 4.0 Pro is released it will sport several major enhancements including the choice when shooting tethered to always jump to a new incoming capture, or to ignore incoming captures so that an assistant or digital tech can check the focus, exposure, and composition of previous exposures while the photographer continues to shoot. Until them you can use a combination of Capture One 4.0 and Capture One 3.7.8 … Read More →

OSX Leopard for Photographers

Capture One 3.7.8 Brings Leopard Compatibility OSX Leopard was released in October, 2007. It has lots of new features, some of which are very useful to photographers. Capture One 3.7.8 brings full Leopard compatibility to Phase One shooters. As with any change to your workflow, it is strongly suggested that you set up a dry run; it is never a good idea to have an important job or shoot as … Read More →

Batch Processing in 4.0

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In Capture One 4.0 the ability to batch process is not obviously implemented, but it IS there! In fact, once you know the secret you will unlock a powerful new tool. The key is the batch modifier key (no pun intended). You can read the Two page PDF from Phase One. However, the bottom line is this: Holding shift when you press “process” will process all selected images! You can … Read More →