Studio Workshops Online – Live and Interactive via ZOOM
•  25-26 February 2023 (AEDT)
•  23-24 September 2023 (AEST)

This introductory-intermediate workshop presents Capture One as one of the finest and most featured workflow centric applications of the modern era. From its legendary fully colour managed RAW processing and Pro Standard camera profiles, to the finest tethering and remote controls, to advanced and spectacular colour grading, with incredible customisation that supports almost unlimited creative exploits – from inspiring fashion and stunningly beautiful portraiture, to exacting and accurate fine art reproduction, to documentary reportage, built environments, scientific enquiries, poetic narratives, and majestic landscapes. Capture One’s unique Style Brushes and Presets, its unrivalled flexibility, and fast and logical copy-apply processing will for many photographers provide the comprehensive and extremely powerful workflow they desire for the highest quality outcomes. Capture One’s enlightened and accurate functionality also effortlessly integrates with other industry leading applications such as Affinity Photo/Designer/Publisher, 3DLUT Creator, DaVinci Resolve et al. Specific topics that have been covered in this workshop include:

Transitioning to Capture One
  Capture One aims, objectives and version history
  Integrating new applications into existing workflows
  Navigating Capture One (Tool Bar, Viewer, Browser, Tools)
  Workspaces – organising custom layouts, tools and toolsets
  Tethering – live view and camera controls

Importing & Archiving Workflow
  Libraries/cataloguing vs. Sessions/folders
  Importing, naming, sorting, tagging, selecting, favourites, albums
  Keywording – standards, approved, categories, similes and filters
  Checking focus, exposure, clipping, cropping and selects
  Presets/Recipes and their limitations in Capture One

RAW Processing Workflow
  Base Characteristics – input profiles and tone response curves
  Sensor and lens calibrations and corrections
  Noise reduction and input sharpening
  White balance, exposure, contrast, sharpness, colourfulness
  Guides, grids, cropping, rotating, keystoning 

Colour Grading and Masking Refinements
  Styles & Style Brushes vs. Layers & Masking
  RGB tools vs. non-RGB tools
  Layers – presets, masks, brushes, gradients, and ranges
  Colour grading and the colour editor
  Soft proofing profiles and recipes

Workflow Integration
  What do I need to do – when, where and why?
  Process overview and technique evaluation
  Incorporating Adobe Photoshop, Affinity Photo, 3DLUT Creator etc.
  Edit With vs. Open With vs. Export
  Round trip processing and archiving

Batch Processing and Exporting Workflow
  Export recipes, multiple outputs and batch renaming
  Organising folders, selects, albums. favourites and destinations
  Copying & applying metadata and process settings
  Enhanced Image Packages (EIP) – sharing/moving RAW data/metadata
  CMYK, LAB and Greyscale image support/editing/exporting

ZOOM video conferencing software allow us to intimately and comprehensively investigate Capture One’s functionality, noted advantages and workflow integration, while your own images, workflow priorities and pictorial objectives define the workshop’s outcomes. Examples are consequently drawn from a broad range of photographic activity with an emphasis on practical solutions to real world considerations, such as efficient and effective workflows, speed processing without sacrificing quality, automated workflows and batch processing, individual and exceptional style and presence, and how to render remarkably fine and utterly unique photographic images for any imaginable outcome.

The workshop is supported by a resource rich website with detailed course notes, styles, and videos.

Venue: Interactive Broadcast from Les Walkling’s Studio, Melbourne
Duration: 6+ hours from 10.00am – 1.00pm Saturday & Sunday (AEST/AEDT)
Support: Extensive notes, videos, test forms and edited ZOOM excerpts
Class Size: Average class size of 6
Cost: AUS $330 including GST per person
More Information: See FAQ (Education)
Bookings: Email or Phone +61 4 38 59 00 93

Updated 26 November 2022