9 December 2022

Open Letter From A Digital Technician To Capture One.

Open letter from a digital technician to Capture One.

It’s simple, I pay for something, I get something of value in return.
I make the judgment of whether the transaction is beneficial for me. With software, like Capture One, the features added on with each annual release aren't a tempting value proposition, contrary to the marketing that comes along with it. More often than not they are seen as making it bloated and less efficient. I can almost guarantee that new features aren’t the driving factor for user upgrades when it comes to Capture One.

Performance, stability and camera support are prime targets for professionals. For many, as it stands, C1 updates are necessary for camera support or performance/stability improvement for new hardware or OS. New cameras are released and we are stuck waiting for an update to be able to utilize them. Believe it or not, features like improved panorama stitching isn’t exactly the key to get people throwing their wallets at you. It's not beyond your ability to offer camera support patches for older builds (at a cost) it would make many users happy and act as another revenue stream (like your style packs). This is especially true for users that are content with their current feature set and hardware while not being subjected to interface changes.

Stability and reliability are so crucial in a professional environment on set. Hundreds of thousands of dollars are being spent to capture images for the world’s largest brands and agencies and a bottleneck is the software, computer and camera pairing. We need it to work 100% of the time. We can’t rush out and be a beta tester for the new release with new HDR tools or immediately download the latest release to use on set to discover a crucial bug. We need a pairing of OS, C1 and camera firmware that is tried and tested to be as stable as possible. That being said, I will be the first to say that the stability has gotten so much better in the past few years on MacOS and it’s been a great quality of life improvement. Some of this might come down to vertical integration with Apple’s hardware/software making things easier on the back end. But improvements have been noted.

Many users, professional and hobbyist alike, purchase a camera and use it for up to 5 years or more while not needing to update any software. In this time they could have paid once for the software they need, requiring no additional features or support from the software company. Therefore there’s no strain or added expense from the software developer.

Over the past few years, as many others have done, you've slowly transitioned toward Software As A Service company and I don’t see the value proposition in that for many users. You’ve made it clear in the pricing structure which option users should choose. It’s not currently the case, but it’s safe to assume that your roadmap includes discontinuing perpetual licenses entirely in the not so distant future. At that point, if a user buys a new camera their only option to use the software they know and enjoy is to submit to a monthly or annual fee. They have to agree to SaaS. As a service you must provide the value associated with it. What value do you pose for users that aren’t upgrading their hardware annually? Professional digital techs value performance and stability so if those can be provided on a consistent basis SaaS isn’t as much of an issue despite the fact no one wants another subscription.

I truly think it would benefit members of the product and development teams to sit in on a top-level professional advertising campaign shoot. They don’t always happen in the studio by the way. This could be on a mountaintop, beach, swamp or alleyway. Many times we are moving constantly from location to location (even in a moving boat at times). While this is happening Digital Technicians or Digi Techs are managing a lot; tethering and untethering cameras, importing cards, backing up images to multiple locations, processing images to multiple formats, uploading images to various web services, streaming a screen share to remote clients as well as wireless broadcast images locally on set. There’s a lot on our plate. As it stands your software is really our only option for tethered workflows as it supports almost all cameras used professionally. It has cemented itself as a necessity in the industry. On a given day we could be asked to deal with cameras from a single or multiple manufacturers. It needs to be understood that we are often tasked with dealing with 10,000+ frames in a day, just to be back on set the next morning and do it all over again. We know all too well the things that would make your software more efficient and easier to use.

For years we’ve asked for features and fixes that are continually ignored. We’ve tried feature requests on the support forums. We’ve tried asking in emails. We’ve also seen features like Capture Pilot be completely ignored. It’s unusable in the real world. It’s not a hardware issue. It doesn’t matter what network setup you have or how isolated or bulletproof the network infrastructure is. It WILL fail and become unusable. It needs to be fixed. We have all had to rely on other solutions to make up for this failure. But I digress.

COVID came and we all scrambled to come up with solutions for real time review and sharing of content to remote clients. Capture One Live was introduced but in its current state this just doesn’t cut it. It’s a solution for certain situations but adds too much complexity to the workflows we’ve established over the years. I know it’s still early for it but it’s not ready for primetime on advertising and commercial photoshoots and doesn’t fill the void of Capture Pilot, but there’s potential.

Some of us have been using your software for close to 20 years while giving you untold thousands of dollars each. We have been your marketing team, we have led to more sales and subscriptions and convinced agencies and creative teams to buy licenses. We are growing your user base. We are the PROS that Capture One PRO was meant for.

Trying to please the investors at Axcel is the goal, and of course we get that. We understand the need to be profitable and keep your employees happy. However, this shouldn’t come at the expense of your most loyal user base. If you're comparing your performance financially to other SaaS or software companies you might be doing yourself a disservice. Exponential growth quarter after quarter isn’t sustainable. It can lead you astray and be detrimental to your user base. We’ve all seen companies run into the ground by racing to the bottom for the sake of quarterly growth. While there’s competition and overlap of feature sets in other software C1 has a distinct advantage for professionals.

Over the past few years it’s become increasingly obvious that those who truly need your software and rely on it daily are ignored and frustrated. This was made most obvious last year when you removed the Output Tool tab and Batch Queue tab. With this, It was made very clear the development team is rather clueless in how this software is used in the real world. It’s one of the most important tools. You heard from us then and it seemed like we would have a seat at the table. You brought it back after learning how important it is. We were grateful that you were able to take the criticism and respond positively.
You should know we aren’t the ones that will jump ship to other software at the blink of an eye. We are the ones that (maybe begrudgingly) will keep using your product and giving you money.

We get that there’s various types and styles of photographers and understand the needs of the landscape, architecture and wedding shooters of all levels. We know from experience. We understand the need to appeal to everyone that enjoys photography. We truly do, we’ve made it our lives… But we see you constantly attempting to appeal to them while simple asks from the most loyal of users are ignored.
If you really want to impress ALL users, spend an entire update cycle optimizing the software, prioritize performance. Fully utilize the hardware available. No new features, just performance. I can assure you not a single user would be unhappy.

There’s so many small improvements that we’ve asked for over the years and rarely does one make it to a final build. Many would benefit all users, unlike new style pack bundles. I do have to applaud the decision to stop fragmenting the software into camera specific variants. This has to simplify things for the development, sales and support teams.

Myself and many others fulfilling the role of digital technician as well as photographers alike urge you to listen to your most loyal user base. As mentioned earlier, we are working professionals. We can't exactly participate in beta testing or spend time on the support forums begging for fixes. So, unfortunately you don't always hear from our community. Because of this, we often have to just roll with the shortcomings or bugs and figure out workarounds.

It’s my opinion that if you truly want to benefit the professional photographic community you need to make yourselves familiar with the workflow and needs of those working on set everyday. Myself and others have been critical of C1 on social media as we see it as the only way to get your attention. Hopefully we can get past the point of screaming into a void while accepting the shortcomings. You should be aware that many users dream of greener pastures and hope for another option to utilize. You have a substantial advantage with some of your key features the software was built around. We'd rather not turn our backs.

  • Brian Faini

Digital Technician, creator of Faini Made

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  346. Benito Martin, Photographer, Five Dock
  347. Al Quintero, Digital Tech, Al Quintero Photography, Toronto
  348. Alfie Samba, DigiTech and Photographer, AlfieSamba, London
  349. Fromentin Florian, Photographer, Paris
  350. Max Gordon, Digital technician, MAXCapture, Quincy
  351. Greg Cooper, Photographer, Boulder, Colorado
  352. Kevin Trageser, Photographer, New York
  353. DC, Photographer, Photographer, London
  354. Rich Meade, Photographer, www.richmeade.com, Atlanta
  355. Sergio Lopez, Photographer, Independent, Mexico City
  356. Maxwell Tiggas, Digital Tech, www.maxwelltiggas.com, MPLS | LA
  357. Louis-Philippe Beauduin, Digi tech, Belgium
  358. Elvis Piedra, Photographer, Atlanta
  359. Jeremy Kelty, Digital Tech / Retoucher, Portland, OR
  360. Jelle Stokhof, Photographer, Utrecht
  361. Alexandra Becker, Digital tech and photographer, Los Angeles
  362. chaz wiz, digi tech, freelance, london
  363. Leigh Farrell, Los Angeles
  364. anonymous
  365. Adam Ianniello, Digital Tech, Los Angeles
  366. Yann Cloitre, Digital Operator, DOPE ASIA, Singapore
  367. John Lynch, Digital Technician, John Lynch Photography LLC, Miami
  368. matthew lloyd, Photographer, Harrogate
  369. Jensen Digital, Digi tech , Photographer, Seattle
  370. Sandor Szivos, digital technician, Budapest
  371. Daniel Noriega, Digital Tech, Austin
  372. sebastian hughes, Photographer/Digital Tech, Sebastian Hughes, London
  373. Toma Kostygina, Photographer & Digi Tech, Los Angeles
  374. Aaron Barton, Digital Technician, Photographer., New York
  375. Will Bliss, Photographer, Digital Technician, Studio Bliss, Los Angeles
  376. Christopher Raz, Digital Tech, Chris Raz Photo, Seattle
  377. Jesse Fiorino, Photographer, LA
  378. Jacob Zimmermann, Digi Tech, Photographer, Hamburg
  379. Isan Monfort, Digitech, NYC
  380. Carlos Rodriguez, Owner, LVNA Digital, LA/NY
  381. Michael Cardiello, DigiTech, CardiCart, LA
  382. James Lightbown, Photographer, Swanley
  383. Amanda Villarosa, Photographer, Denver
  384. Nora Schneider, Digi Tech, Los Angeles
  385. MK, Photographer, Hamburg
  386. Har Rai Khalsa, Digital Tech, OnLocation.Digital, Portland, OR
  387. Alexander Brunacci, Digital Operator, Array Capture, London
  388. Julian D Lopez, Digital Tech, Jersey City
  389. Robert Walker, Digi/lighting tech, Whoever_pays_me LTD, London
  390. Sara Mally, Photographer, Sara Mally Photography LLC, Los Angeles
  391. Paul Calver, Photographer, London
  392. Samuel Williams, digital tech/photographer, New York City
  393. Alexey Gulenko, Digital Tech, AG Digital Capture Solutions, San Francisco
  394. Guillaume Coutret, Digital Tech, @gui_digi, Marseille
  395. Mitchell Stroup, Dit, La
  396. Letxia Cordova, Cinematographer, Letxia.com, Los Angeles
  397. RENEE WAI YEE DODGE, Digital Tech, Renee Dodge Digital Inc, Los Angeles
  398. josh mock, photographer, ONE 8TH PRODUCTIONS, nyc
  399. Brooke Vandever, Digital Tech, BSV Digital, Los Angeles
  400. Kyle Gibson, Digital Tech and Photographer, Vancouver, BC
  401. Edward Pages, Digital Tech/ Photographer, Pages Digital, Brooklyn
  402. Thomas JEZEQUEL, Digitech, Paris
  403. Caroline Teasdale, Photographer, Tonbridge
  404. Bryan Rowe, Photographer, Bryan Rowe Photography, Boulder
  405. Dan Ross, Photographer, Dan Ross Ltd, London
  406. Anonymous, Photographer, NYC
  407. Martin Rupik, Photographer & Digital Operator, Münster
  408. Raico Rosenberg, DigiTech, Tenerife
  409. Jonathan Peterson, Photographer, writer, academic, New Orleans, LA
  410. Claas Liegmann, Digi-Op, Berlin
  411. Kestutis Zilionis, Photographer; Digi, London
  412. Fabian Rockenfeller, Digital Tech / Photographer, Hamburg
  413. Tom Bennink, Digital operator, DigitechTom, Amsterdam
  414. Stefan Höferlin, digital operator, Berlin
  415. Christian Angl, Photographer / Digitech, Berlin
  416. Alex Craddock, Digi Tech, Berlin
  417. David Holbrook, Photographer, London
  418. o-young kwon, photographer, oyphoto, hamburg
  419. Anonymous, Digital Tech, Missouri
  420. Henry Hung, Photographer, Easton
  421. Evelyn, Retoucher, Houf Studio LTD, London
  422. Laimonas Stasiulis, Digital Operator, LSdigi LTD, London
  423. Andrew Urban, Photographer, Andrew Urban Photographic, Miami
  424. Leon Krack, Digi tech, Hamburg
  425. Alex Jones, Digital Tech, Neponset River Studios, Boston
  426. Midori Digital, DIGI TECH, Midori Digital, London
  427. Stuart Harper, Photographer, Stuart Harper Photography, London
  428. Visions-rd.com, Digital Tech & Retouching Agency, Visions, London
  429. Tobias Hoops, Photographer, Retoucher, Digital Tech, Paris/Hamburg
  430. Brett seamans, Photographer, Brooklyn
  431. Christopher Krenz, Photographer, Digi Tech, Nicelight Studio, Hamburg
  432. Johannes Strobel, Photographer, Retoucher, Digital Tech, Hamburg, Germany
  433. Alex Fritsch, Photographer, hamburg
  434. Johannes Wienke, Digi Operator, nordish.pro, Hamburg
  435. Filip Hanning, Photographer & Digital technician, Studio F.A, New York / Stockholm
  436. Laura Nenz, Photographer & Digi Tech, Hamburg
  437. Martin Oelze, Retoucher, Hamburg
  438. Chris Medina, Digital Technician, Retoucher, Freelancer, Medina Imaging, Denver and Munich
  439. Tamo Becker, Digital Tech, Freelancer, Hamburg
  440. Scott Atkinson, Digital Tech, Manchester, UK
  441. Manon, Digital Tech, Paris
  442. Christoph Hagen, Digi Tech, POCP, Hamburg
  443. Patrick Stegmaier, Digi Tech, Freelance, Hamburg
  444. Jimmy Fikes, Digital Technician, Pickreative LLC, Los Angeles
  445. Stijn Bode, Digi Tech, Stijn Bode Fotografie, Breda
  446. Ben vella, Photographer, Shoot everything, Melbourne, australia
  447. Jan Gehrke, Digital Tech, Jan Gehrke Photography, Hamburg
  448. Nathan Caswell, Digital Tech, Los Angeles
  449. Mikey McNulty, Photographer & Digital Tech, McNulty Studios, Las Vegas
  450. Kim, Digi Tech and Photographer, @skkp5, New York
  451. Benjamin S. Kim, Digi Tech & Photographer, Freelancer, New York
  452. Julian-Edward Tongol, Creative Consultation, Digital Tech, Photographer, @julianedward_ | AGDigitalCapture, SF,LA, GLOBAL
  453. Cayetano, Photographer, Cayetano Photography, Madrid
  454. Anonymous, Photographer, California
  455. Fernando Sanchez, Digital Tech & Founder of BullTech LLC, BullTech LLC, Miami
  456. Ellis Au, Digital Tech, Signal Element Productions, Los Angeles
  457. Phoebe Solomon, Digi tech, LA
  458. Dustin Betterly, Digital Technician, Nutley, NJ
  459. Zoran Jelenic, Photographer / Digital Tech, Zoran Jelenic Studio, Brooklyn
  460. Asia Harman, Digi Tech/ Photog, Freelance, Burlington
  461. Alpha Smoot, Photographer, NYC
  462. Tucker Leary, Digital Tech, Bizarre Animals, Los Angeles
  463. Rod Pilbeam, Photographer, Chromogenic.com.au, Brisbane, Australia
  464. Kristoffer Paulsen, Photographer, Research
  465. Orlando Noa, Photog / digi tech, Orlando Noa Photography, Miami Beach
  466. Sam Kang, Photographer / Digital Tech, Brooklyn
  467. Sara Swaty, Digital tech + photographer, Los Angeles
  468. Stephane Sby Balmy, Photographer, Paris, France
  469. Svenja Blobel, Photographer & Digi-Tech, Berlin
  470. Rachel Ruttle, Photo/Video, Chicago
  471. Matt Vicari, Digital Tech, Vicari Photography, Brooklyn
  472. DUSTIN EDWARDS, Owner/Digital Tech, factory digital, Los Angeles
  473. Matt Lambros, Photographer & Digital Tech, Matt Lambros Photography, Boston
  474. Cam Parsons, Digi Tech, The Public Works, Denver
  475. David Cohen de Lara, Photographer, David Cohen de Lara, Amsterdam
  476. Allen Cooley, Photographer, The Cool Collective, Atlanta
  477. Ryan Francoz, Digital Tech, Toronto
  478. Marvin C, Photographer, Hamburg
  479. Jacob Khan, Digital Technician, On The Day Studios LLC, Los Angeles
  480. Bryan Ulrich, Digital Tech, Toronto
  481. WOODSEE, Digi Tech, WOODSEE Digi Services, Sydney AU
  482. Jim Lafferty, Photographer & Digitech, Brooklyn
  483. Josh Marrah, Digi tech, Marrah Imaging, Chicago
  484. chris von holle, photographer, cincinnati
  485. Rick Turner, Photographer, Manchester UK
  486. Robyn, Digi, New York
  487. Joshua Nagy, Digital Tech, Nagy Digital, Detroit
  488. Paolo Cristante, Digital Tech, Toronto
  489. Robert Paul, Photographer, Self Employed, Los Angeles, CA
  490. Jeff Jamieson, Digital tech / Part time model, Toronto
  491. Nick Leuze, Photographer, Frankfurt
  492. Luz Gallardo, Photographer/ Digital Tech, LOS ANGELES
  493. Jeremy Wolf, Digital tech, Sydney
  494. Dillon Padgette, Photographer / DIT, DPI Group Inc, LA
  495. Zach Browning, Digi Tech/Retoucher, ZB Retouching, Louisville KY
  496. Charlie Wrzesniewski, Photographer/Owner, Charlie W Photo, Philadephia
  497. Ellen Williams, Digital Tech, Freelance, San Francisco
  498. Stella Chyun, Digital Technician, Free People, Los Angeles
  499. Thang Truong, Digital Tech/Photographer, Freelance, GAP inc., Old Navy,, SF, LA, USA
  500. Kelly Wundsam, Digi Tech/ Photog, Wundsam Multimedia LLC, Los Angeles
  501. Jackson Petty, Photog/ Digi Tech, Charlotte
  502. CobraTether, Cable manufacturer, Cobratether, Berlin
  503. Tyler Arneson, Digital Technician, West Wave Media, San Francisco
  504. Julian First Digi, Digital Operator, First Digi, BERLIN
  505. Hannah Dunsirn, Digital tech, Chicago
  506. Alex G, Photographer/ Digital Tech, Los Angeles
  507. Dylan Kenseth, Photographer/Digital Tech, NYC
  508. Ryan Nangreaves, Photographer, Freelance, Toronto
  509. anonymous
  510. Erik Dalzen, Photographer/Digital Tech, New York City
  511. Trenton Read, Digital Technician/Photographer, Freelance, Dallas, TX
  512. Ryan Cheatham, Digi tech, Boise,ID
  513. Anonymous, Digital Tech, Atlanta
  514. Martin Simonic, Digitech, Stockholm
  515. Will Jivcovv, Photographer/Digital Technician, Berlin
  516. Brendan klem, Digi tech, Calgary
  517. Jeff Wolk, Digital tech, Wolk Photo, Atlanta
  518. Jeff Robins, Photographer, Long Beach
  519. Peter Minges, Digi Tech, LA
  520. Eugene Kim, Photographer/Digital Tech, Los Angeles
  521. Chris Straley, Photographer, Los Angeles
  522. Robert Knight, Digital Tech - Photographer, Denver Digi, Arvada
  523. anonymous, Digi Op, London
  524. Justin Green, Digital Tech, Orlando
  525. Oscar Torres, Digi Tech, Los Angeles
  526. Douglas Garfield, Photographer/Digital Tech, Douglas Garfield Photography, Saint Louis
  527. Ben Liddle, Denver
  528. Eji Eustaquio, Digital Tech, Los Angeles
  529. M, Photographer, Florida
  530. anonymous
  531. Henry Jackson, Digi op, London
  532. Kyle Carpenter, Photographer, Kyle Carpenter Photography, Irondale
  533. Karl Gregory, DigiTech, United Kingdom
  534. Daniel Bray, Digi Tech, Nutana Studio, Los Angeles
  535. Rudy Lorejo, Digital Tech, RO Studio, Chicago
  536. Jan Khür, Photographer, Oslo
  537. Nick Ruechel, Photographer/Digitech, Nick Ruechel Photography, Brooklyn
  538. Maxime Stange, Photographer/digi, Paris
  539. Ruby Jun, Digital tech, Los Angeles
  540. Sean Moore, Digital Tech/Photographer, Sean Moore Photo, West Hills
  541. Anonymous, Digital Tech, Los Angeles
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