Today PhaseOne released the version 10 of CapturOne, I still have to test in deep the new version and I plan to do some tutorials about it in the next days (yes, Christmas time is perfect to work on more personal projects) but for now I want to tell why I switched from Adobe ACR (or Lightroom) to CaptureOne. As many photographers I never explored RAW converters before, everybody was using Adobe, I was using Adobe. Photoshop is really a standard in image editing and I used it to retouch my scanned images well before the digital cameras became the norm. When I got my first digital it was the normal choice to convert the RAW in ACR, and I continued for years with the same workflow. When I changed from film to digital I was stuck in photographic mental crisis. With film I used the Fuji Provia a lot for my commercial assignments, and that was meaning the need to be able to have perfect light and exposure. The tolerance of the Provia was a maximum of a third of a stop, and to be precise, when I used it in the view camera, I considered the tenth of […]
Do you want to have a solid base to understand the photographic process? This book is for you! You can be a beginner amateur or a professional photographer but if you want to easy understand what is involved in the photographic process to make the correct decisions you need to have strong and clear basis. The book contains the essential basic concepts to understand the photographic process. The author is explaining all the concepts and rules photography is based on, giving a general theory. Luigi’s book talks about everything from f stops to file formats, the difference between JPG and TIF and how image scaling and DPI relate. His section on how camera, computer monitor and printer color calibration works is explained so well, you’ll never forget it (just think toast). It even has in-depth explanations on photo composition, HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography, depth of field, printing your images, publishing, and more. Luigi’s English is pretty good yet his lovely Italian flavor and sense of humor still come through. You can buy the book on Amazon or directly on CreateSpace
Luigi Barbano was nominated finalist a the OneEyeland photography award 2014 with two images: Thunderbirds Nude The OneEyeland photography award 2014 received 3313 images from 48 countries and nominated 409 winners, selected by an international jury panel.
LOS ANGELES 04-22-2015 – Professional photographer Luigi Barbano, from Italy and based in Clearwater, was presented with the 8th Annual International Color Awards Nominee title, with 4 images, in the category of Americana and Wildlife at a prestigious Nomination & Winners Photoshow webcast Saturday, April 18, 2015. The live online gala was attended by over 8,000 photography fans around the globe who logged on to watch the climax of the industry’s most important event for color photography. 8th Annual Jury members included captains of the industry from Christie’s, Paris; Frieze Art Fair, London; DB Agency, Milan; Clair Galerie, Munich; Edinburgh Film Festival; Art Beatus Gallery, Hong Kong; Gup Magazine, Amsterdam; and Eyestorm, London who honored Color Masters with 541 coveted title awards in 33 categories. “It is an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 7,358 entries we received this year,” said Basil O’Brien, the awards Creative Director. “Luigi Barbano’s exceptional images entered in the Americana and Wildlife categories, represent contemporary color photography at its finest, and we’re pleased to present him with the title of Nominee.” INTERNATIONAL COLOR AWARDS is the leading international award honoring excellence in color photography. This celebrated event shines a […]