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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  347. Maarten Heijkoop, Photographer, Expedition truck
  348. David Pike, Photographer, Toronto
  349. KURT AULBJERG, PHOTOGRAPHERR, Aulbjerg-Foto, DK Fredericia
  350. Lisa Murray, Photographer, U.K
  351. anonymous, Photographer, Cape Town
  352. Milo Adams, IVAE studio, Praha
  353. Chris Brown, Photographer, Shetland.
  354. Mike Merkenschlager, Digital Operator, London / Stockholm
  355. Vincent Basler, photographer, Vincent Basler Fotografie, Delft
  356. Ozzie Ciliberti, Photographer, Vision Design & Advertising Inc, Toronto
  357. Michel La Rue, Photographer, Milarvision360.com, Montreal
  358. Andrew Bruce, Photographer, London
  359. Bruno Petit, Photographer, Montpellier, Francr
  360. Richard King, Photographer, BASILEOS, Paphos
  361. Eivind Rohne, Photographer, Hvam
  362. Mark den Hartog, Photographer, Leiderdorp
  363. Jasper Kuijper, Technical Director, Evolution Aqua, Burscough
  364. George Zenko, Photographer / Digital Tech, London, UK
  365. Jochen Wochele, Photographer, Berlin
  366. Vic Joubert, Photographer, Melbourne
  367. Nicola Marra de Scisciolo, Freelance, Uccle - Brussels
  368. William Coughlin, Freelance, Self, Leesport PA
  369. Nguyen Dang, Digi Tech, Melbourne
  370. Cam Cooke, Company Owner, CAMVAN, Melbourne, Victoria
  371. Andrew Morley, Digital Tech, Andrew J Morley Productions, Melbourne
  372. Alexander Pomnikow, Digital texh, Sept employed, Melbourne
  373. Ashley Ludkin, Digital Tech, Melbourne
  374. markus sende, Digi and Photographer, Cologne
  375. Dennis Fischer, photographer / Digital Operator, Freelance, Hamburg
  376. FEDERICO FREDA, Digital Capture Company, DJANGO MANAGEMENT SRL, Milan
  377. William Green, Photographer, William Green Ltd, London
  378. Daniel Schache, Photographer, DAN SHAQ PHOTOGRAPHER, Melbourne, Australia
  379. Vincent Ricafort, Digitech/DIT, Digital Sundae, Honolulu
  380. Josh Griggs, Photographer, Auckland
  381. Luciano Torraco, Digital Operator, Freelance, Hamburg
  382. Austin Ho, Photographer/Digitech, SW MI
  383. Kyle Topping, Commercial Photographer, Toronto
  384. Benito Martin, Photographer, Five Dock
  385. Al Quintero, Digital Tech, Al Quintero Photography, Toronto
  386. Alfie Samba, DigiTech and Photographer, AlfieSamba, London
  387. Fromentin Florian, Photographer, Paris
  388. Max Gordon, Digital technician, MAXCapture, Quincy
  389. Greg Cooper, Photographer, Boulder, Colorado
  390. Kevin Trageser, Photographer, New York
  391. DC, Photographer, Photographer, London
  392. Rich Meade, Photographer, www.richmeade.com, Atlanta
  393. Sergio Lopez, Photographer, Independent, Mexico City
  394. Maxwell Tiggas, Digital Tech, www.maxwelltiggas.com, MPLS | LA
  395. Louis-Philippe Beauduin, Digi tech, Belgium
  396. Elvis Piedra, Photographer, Atlanta
  397. Jeremy Kelty, Digital Tech / Retoucher, Portland, OR
  398. Jelle Stokhof, Photographer, Utrecht
  399. Alexandra Becker, Digital tech and photographer, Los Angeles
  400. chaz wiz, digi tech, freelance, london
  401. Leigh Farrell, Los Angeles
  402. anonymous
  403. Adam Ianniello, Digital Tech, Los Angeles
  404. Yann Cloitre, Digital Operator, DOPE ASIA, Singapore
  405. John Lynch, Digital Technician, John Lynch Photography LLC, Miami
  406. matthew lloyd, Photographer, Harrogate
  407. Jensen Digital, Digi tech , Photographer, Seattle
  408. Sandor Szivos, digital technician, Budapest
  409. Daniel Noriega, Digital Tech, Austin
  410. sebastian hughes, Photographer/Digital Tech, Sebastian Hughes, London
  411. Toma Kostygina, Photographer & Digi Tech, Los Angeles
  412. Aaron Barton, Digital Technician, Photographer., New York
  413. Will Bliss, Photographer, Digital Technician, Studio Bliss, Los Angeles
  414. Christopher Raz, Digital Tech, Chris Raz Photo, Seattle
  415. Jesse Fiorino, Photographer, LA
  416. Jacob Zimmermann, Digi Tech, Photographer, Hamburg
  417. Isan Monfort, Digitech, NYC
  418. Carlos Rodriguez, Owner, LVNA Digital, LA/NY
  419. Michael Cardiello, DigiTech, CardiCart, LA
  420. James Lightbown, Photographer, Swanley
  421. Amanda Villarosa, Photographer, Denver
  422. Nora Schneider, Digi Tech, Los Angeles
  423. MK, Photographer, Hamburg
  424. Har Rai Khalsa, Digital Tech, OnLocation.Digital, Portland, OR
  425. Alexander Brunacci, Digital Operator, Array Capture, London
  426. Julian D Lopez, Digital Tech, Jersey City
  427. Robert Walker, Digi/lighting tech, Whoever_pays_me LTD, London
  428. Sara Mally, Photographer, Sara Mally Photography LLC, Los Angeles
  429. Paul Calver, Photographer, London
  430. Samuel Williams, digital tech/photographer, New York City
  431. Alexey Gulenko, Digital Tech, AG Digital Capture Solutions, San Francisco
  432. Guillaume Coutret, Digital Tech, @gui_digi, Marseille
  433. Mitchell Stroup, Dit, La
  434. Letxia Cordova, Cinematographer, Letxia.com, Los Angeles
  435. RENEE WAI YEE DODGE, Digital Tech, Renee Dodge Digital Inc, Los Angeles
  436. josh mock, photographer, ONE 8TH PRODUCTIONS, nyc
  437. Brooke Vandever, Digital Tech, BSV Digital, Los Angeles
  438. Kyle Gibson, Digital Tech and Photographer, Vancouver, BC
  439. Edward Pages, Digital Tech/ Photographer, Pages Digital, Brooklyn
  440. Thomas JEZEQUEL, Digitech, Paris
  441. Caroline Teasdale, Photographer, Tonbridge
  442. Bryan Rowe, Photographer, Bryan Rowe Photography, Boulder
  443. Dan Ross, Photographer, Dan Ross Ltd, London
  444. Anonymous, Photographer, NYC
  445. Martin Rupik, Photographer & Digital Operator, Münster
  446. Raico Rosenberg, DigiTech, Tenerife
  447. Jonathan Peterson, Photographer, writer, academic, New Orleans, LA
  448. Claas Liegmann, Digi-Op, Berlin
  449. Kestutis Zilionis, Photographer; Digi, London
  450. Fabian Rockenfeller, Digital Tech / Photographer, Hamburg
  451. Tom Bennink, Digital operator, DigitechTom, Amsterdam
  452. Stefan Höferlin, digital operator, Berlin
  453. Christian Angl, Photographer / Digitech, Berlin
  454. Alex Craddock, Digi Tech, Berlin
  455. David Holbrook, Photographer, London
  456. o-young kwon, photographer, oyphoto, hamburg
  457. Anonymous, Digital Tech, Missouri
  458. Henry Hung, Photographer, Easton
  459. Evelyn, Retoucher, Houf Studio LTD, London
  460. Laimonas Stasiulis, Digital Operator, LSdigi LTD, London
  461. Andrew Urban, Photographer, Andrew Urban Photographic, Miami
  462. Leon Krack, Digi tech, Hamburg
  463. Alex Jones, Digital Tech, Neponset River Studios, Boston
  464. Midori Digital, DIGI TECH, Midori Digital, London
  465. Stuart Harper, Photographer, Stuart Harper Photography, London
  466. Visions-rd.com, Digital Tech & Retouching Agency, Visions, London
  467. Tobias Hoops, Photographer, Retoucher, Digital Tech, Paris/Hamburg
  468. Brett seamans, Photographer, Brooklyn
  469. Christopher Krenz, Photographer, Digi Tech, Nicelight Studio, Hamburg
  470. Johannes Strobel, Photographer, Retoucher, Digital Tech, Hamburg, Germany
  471. Alex Fritsch, Photographer, hamburg
  472. Johannes Wienke, Digi Operator, nordish.pro, Hamburg
  473. Filip Hanning, Photographer & Digital technician, Studio F.A, New York / Stockholm
  474. Laura Nenz, Photographer & Digi Tech, Hamburg
  475. Martin Oelze, Retoucher, Hamburg
  476. Chris Medina, Digital Technician, Retoucher, Freelancer, Medina Imaging, Denver and Munich
  477. Tamo Becker, Digital Tech, Freelancer, Hamburg
  478. Scott Atkinson, Digital Tech, Manchester, UK
  479. Manon, Digital Tech, Paris
  480. Christoph Hagen, Digi Tech, POCP, Hamburg
  481. Patrick Stegmaier, Digi Tech, Freelance, Hamburg
  482. Jimmy Fikes, Digital Technician, Pickreative LLC, Los Angeles
  483. Stijn Bode, Digi Tech, Stijn Bode Fotografie, Breda
  484. Ben vella, Photographer, Shoot everything, Melbourne, australia
  485. Jan Gehrke, Digital Tech, Jan Gehrke Photography, Hamburg
  486. Nathan Caswell, Digital Tech, Los Angeles
  487. Mikey McNulty, Photographer & Digital Tech, McNulty Studios, Las Vegas
  488. Kim, Digi Tech and Photographer, @skkp5, New York
  489. Benjamin S. Kim, Digi Tech & Photographer, Freelancer, New York
  490. Julian-Edward Tongol, Creative Consultation, Digital Tech, Photographer, @julianedward_ | AGDigitalCapture, SF,LA, GLOBAL
  491. Cayetano, Photographer, Cayetano Photography, Madrid
  492. Anonymous, Photographer, California
  493. Fernando Sanchez, Digital Tech & Founder of BullTech LLC, BullTech LLC, Miami
  494. Ellis Au, Digital Tech, Signal Element Productions, Los Angeles
  495. Phoebe Solomon, Digi tech, LA
  496. Dustin Betterly, Digital Technician, Nutley, NJ
  497. Zoran Jelenic, Photographer / Digital Tech, Zoran Jelenic Studio, Brooklyn
  498. Asia Harman, Digi Tech/ Photog, Freelance, Burlington
  499. Alpha Smoot, Photographer, NYC
  500. Tucker Leary, Digital Tech, Bizarre Animals, Los Angeles
  501. Rod Pilbeam, Photographer, Chromogenic.com.au, Brisbane, Australia
  502. Kristoffer Paulsen, Photographer, Research
  503. Orlando Noa, Photog / digi tech, Orlando Noa Photography, Miami Beach
  504. Sam Kang, Photographer / Digital Tech, Brooklyn
  505. Sara Swaty, Digital tech + photographer, Los Angeles
  506. Stephane Sby Balmy, Photographer, Paris, France
  507. Svenja Blobel, Photographer & Digi-Tech, Berlin
  508. Rachel Ruttle, Photo/Video, Chicago
  509. Matt Vicari, Digital Tech, Vicari Photography, Brooklyn
  510. DUSTIN EDWARDS, Owner/Digital Tech, factory digital, Los Angeles
  511. Matt Lambros, Photographer & Digital Tech, Matt Lambros Photography, Boston
  512. Cam Parsons, Digi Tech, The Public Works, Denver
  513. David Cohen de Lara, Photographer, David Cohen de Lara, Amsterdam
  514. Allen Cooley, Photographer, The Cool Collective, Atlanta
  515. Ryan Francoz, Digital Tech, Toronto
  516. Marvin C, Photographer, Hamburg
  517. Jacob Khan, Digital Technician, On The Day Studios LLC, Los Angeles
  518. Bryan Ulrich, Digital Tech, Toronto
  519. WOODSEE, Digi Tech, WOODSEE Digi Services, Sydney AU
  520. Jim Lafferty, Photographer & Digitech, Brooklyn
  521. Josh Marrah, Digi tech, Marrah Imaging, Chicago
  522. chris von holle, photographer, cincinnati
  523. Rick Turner, Photographer, Manchester UK
  524. Robyn, Digi, New York
  525. Joshua Nagy, Digital Tech, Nagy Digital, Detroit
  526. Paolo Cristante, Digital Tech, Toronto
  527. Robert Paul, Photographer, Self Employed, Los Angeles, CA
  528. Jeff Jamieson, Digital tech / Part time model, Toronto
  529. Nick Leuze, Photographer, Frankfurt
  530. Luz Gallardo, Photographer/ Digital Tech, LOS ANGELES
  531. Jeremy Wolf, Digital tech, Sydney
  532. Dillon Padgette, Photographer / DIT, DPI Group Inc, LA
  533. Zach Browning, Digi Tech/Retoucher, ZB Retouching, Louisville KY
  534. Charlie Wrzesniewski, Photographer/Owner, Charlie W Photo, Philadephia
  535. Ellen Williams, Digital Tech, Freelance, San Francisco
  536. Stella Chyun, Digital Technician, Free People, Los Angeles
  537. Thang Truong, Digital Tech/Photographer, Freelance, GAP inc., Old Navy,, SF, LA, USA
  538. Kelly Wundsam, Digi Tech/ Photog, Wundsam Multimedia LLC, Los Angeles
  539. Jackson Petty, Photog/ Digi Tech, Charlotte
  540. CobraTether, Cable manufacturer, Cobratether, Berlin
  541. Tyler Arneson, Digital Technician, West Wave Media, San Francisco
  542. Julian First Digi, Digital Operator, First Digi, BERLIN
  543. Hannah Dunsirn, Digital tech, Chicago
  544. Alex G, Photographer/ Digital Tech, Los Angeles
  545. Dylan Kenseth, Photographer/Digital Tech, NYC
  546. Ryan Nangreaves, Photographer, Freelance, Toronto
  547. anonymous
  548. Erik Dalzen, Photographer/Digital Tech, New York City
  549. Trenton Read, Digital Technician/Photographer, Freelance, Dallas, TX
  550. Ryan Cheatham, Digi tech, Boise,ID
  551. Anonymous, Digital Tech, Atlanta
  552. Martin Simonic, Digitech, Stockholm
  553. Will Jivcovv, Photographer/Digital Technician, Berlin
  554. Brendan klem, Digi tech, Calgary
  555. Jeff Wolk, Digital tech, Wolk Photo, Atlanta
  556. Jeff Robins, Photographer, Long Beach
  557. Peter Minges, Digi Tech, LA
  558. Eugene Kim, Photographer/Digital Tech, Los Angeles
  559. Chris Straley, Photographer, Los Angeles
  560. Robert Knight, Digital Tech - Photographer, Denver Digi, Arvada
  561. anonymous, Digi Op, London
  562. Justin Green, Digital Tech, Orlando
  563. Oscar Torres, Digi Tech, Los Angeles
  564. Douglas Garfield, Photographer/Digital Tech, Douglas Garfield Photography, Saint Louis
  565. Ben Liddle, Denver
  566. Eji Eustaquio, Digital Tech, Los Angeles
  567. M, Photographer, Florida
  568. anonymous
  569. Henry Jackson, Digi op, London
  570. Kyle Carpenter, Photographer, Kyle Carpenter Photography, Irondale
  571. Karl Gregory, DigiTech, United Kingdom
  572. Daniel Bray, Digi Tech, Nutana Studio, Los Angeles
  573. Rudy Lorejo, Digital Tech, RO Studio, Chicago
  574. Jan Khür, Photographer, Oslo
  575. Nick Ruechel, Photographer/Digitech, Nick Ruechel Photography, Brooklyn
  576. Maxime Stange, Photographer/digi, Paris
  577. Ruby Jun, Digital tech, Los Angeles
  578. Sean Moore, Digital Tech/Photographer, Sean Moore Photo, West Hills
  579. Anonymous, Digital Tech, Los Angeles
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