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.

Digital Technician, creator of Faini Made

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  3. Ruby Jun, Digital tech, Los Angeles
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  85. Phoebe Solomon, Digi tech, LA
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  100. Christoph Hagen, Digi Tech, POCP, Hamburg
  101. Manon, Digital Tech, Paris
  102. Scott Atkinson, Digital Tech, Manchester, UK
  103. Tamo Becker, Digital Tech, Freelancer, Hamburg
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  105. Martin Oelze, Retoucher, Hamburg
  106. Laura Nenz, Photographer & Digi Tech, Hamburg
  107. Filip Hanning, Photographer & Digital technician, Studio F.A, New York / Stockholm
  108. Johannes Wienke, Digi Operator, nordish.pro, Hamburg
  109. Alex Fritsch, Photographer, hamburg
  110. Johannes Strobel, Photographer, Retoucher, Digital Tech, Hamburg, Germany
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  115. Stuart Harper, Photographer, Stuart Harper Photography, London
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  117. Alex Jones, Digital Tech, Neponset River Studios, Boston
  118. Leon Krack, Digi tech, Hamburg
  119. Andrew Urban, Photographer, Andrew Urban Photographic, Miami
  120. Laimonas Stasiulis, Digital Operator, LSdigi LTD, London
  121. Evelyn, Retoucher, Houf Studio LTD, London
  122. Henry Hung, Photographer, Easton
  123. Anonymous, Digital Tech, Missouri
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  125. David Holbrook, Photographer, London
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  131. Kestutis Zilionis, Photographer; Digi, London
  132. Claas Liegmann, Digi-Op, Berlin
  133. Jonathan Peterson, Photographer, writer, academic, New Orleans, LA
  134. Raico Rosenberg, DigiTech, Tenerife
  135. Martin Rupik, Photographer & Digital Operator, Münster
  136. Anonymous, Photographer, NYC
  137. Dan Ross, Photographer, Dan Ross Ltd, London
  138. Bryan Rowe, Photographer, Bryan Rowe Photography, Boulder
  139. Caroline Teasdale, Photographer, Tonbridge
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  145. RENEE WAI YEE DODGE, Digital Tech, Renee Dodge Digital Inc, Los Angeles
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  147. Mitchell Stroup, Dit, La
  148. Guillaume Coutret, Digital Tech, @gui_digi, Marseille
  149. Alexey Gulenko, Digital Tech, AG Digital Capture Solutions, San Francisco
  150. Samuel Williams, digital tech/photographer, New York City
  151. Paul Calver, Photographer, London
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  153. Robert Walker, Digi/lighting tech, Whoever_pays_me LTD, London
  154. Julian D Lopez, Digital Tech, Jersey City
  155. Alexander Brunacci, Digital Operator, Array Capture, London
  156. Har Rai Khalsa, Digital Tech, OnLocation.Digital, Portland, OR
  157. MK, Photographer, Hamburg
  158. Nora Schneider, Digi Tech, Los Angeles
  159. Amanda Villarosa, Photographer, Denver
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  161. Michael Cardiello, DigiTech, CardiCart, LA
  162. Carlos Rodriguez, Owner, LVNA Digital, LA/NY
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  164. Jacob Zimmermann, Digi Tech, Photographer, Hamburg
  165. Jesse Fiorino, Photographer, LA
  166. Christopher Raz, Digital Tech, Chris Raz Photo, Seattle
  167. Will Bliss, Photographer, Digital Technician, Studio Bliss, Los Angeles
  168. Aaron Barton, Digital Technician, Photographer., New York
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  170. sebastian hughes, Photographer/Digital Tech, Sebastian Hughes, London
  171. Daniel Noriega, Digital Tech, Austin
  172. Sandor Szivos, digital technician, Budapest
  173. Jensen Digital, Digi tech , Photographer, Seattle
  174. matthew lloyd, Photographer, Harrogate
  175. John Lynch, Digital Technician, John Lynch Photography LLC, Miami
  176. Yann Cloitre, Digital Operator, DOPE ASIA, Singapore
  177. Adam Ianniello, Digital Tech, Los Angeles
  178. anonymous
  179. Leigh Farrell, Los Angeles
  180. chaz wiz, digi tech, freelance, london
  181. Alexandra Becker, Digital tech and photographer, Los Angeles
  182. Jelle Stokhof, Photographer, Utrecht
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  185. Louis-Philippe Beauduin, Digi tech, Belgium
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  187. Sergio Lopez, Photographer, Independent, Mexico City
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  189. DC, Photographer, Photographer, London
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  195. Al Quintero, Digital Tech, Al Quintero Photography, Toronto
  196. Benito Martin, Photographer, Five Dock
  197. Kyle Topping, Commercial Photographer, Toronto
  198. Austin Ho, Photographer/Digitech, SW MI
  199. Luciano Torraco, Digital Operator, Freelance, Hamburg
  200. Josh Griggs, Photographer, Auckland
  201. Vincent Ricafort, Digitech/DIT, Digital Sundae, Honolulu
  202. Daniel Schache, Photographer, DAN SHAQ PHOTOGRAPHER, Melbourne, Australia
  203. William Green, Photographer, William Green Ltd, London
  204. FEDERICO FREDA, Digital Capture Company, DJANGO MANAGEMENT SRL, Milan
  205. Dennis Fischer, photographer / Digital Operator, Freelance, Hamburg
  206. markus sende, Digi and Photographer, Cologne
  207. Ashley Ludkin, Digital Tech, Melbourne
  208. Alexander Pomnikow, Digital texh, Sept employed, Melbourne
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  210. Cam Cooke, Company Owner, CAMVAN, Melbourne, Victoria
  211. Nguyen Dang, Digi Tech, Melbourne
  212. William Coughlin, Freelance, Self, Leesport PA
  213. Nicola Marra de Scisciolo, Freelance, Uccle - Brussels
  214. Vic Joubert, Photographer, Melbourne
  215. Jochen Wochele, Photographer, Berlin
  216. George Zenko, Photographer / Digital Tech, London, UK
  217. Jasper Kuijper, Technical Director, Evolution Aqua, Burscough
  218. Mark den Hartog, Photographer, Leiderdorp
  219. Eivind Rohne, Photographer, Hvam
  220. Richard King, Photographer, BASILEOS, Paphos
  221. Bruno Petit, Photographer, Montpellier, Francr
  222. Andrew Bruce, Photographer, London
  223. Michel La Rue, Photographer, Milarvision360.com, Montreal
  224. Ozzie Ciliberti, Photographer, Vision Design & Advertising Inc, Toronto
  225. Vincent Basler, photographer, Vincent Basler Fotografie, Delft
  226. Mike Merkenschlager, Digital Operator, London / Stockholm
  227. Chris Brown, Photographer, Shetland.
  228. Milo Adams, IVAE studio, Praha
  229. anonymous, Photographer, Cape Town
  230. Lisa Murray, Photographer, U.K
  231. KURT AULBJERG, PHOTOGRAPHERR, Aulbjerg-Foto, DK Fredericia
  232. David Pike, Photographer, Toronto
  233. Maarten Heijkoop, Photographer, Expedition truck
  234. anonymous, Digitech, Amsterdam
  235. Paul Steunebrink, Software Trainer, Image Alchemist, Heerhugowaard
  236. Yael DeFaye, Photographer, Monte Vista, CO
  237. Jeffrey McLain, Photographer, Arrowroot Productions, LLC, Missoula
  238. Petr Bokvaj, Graphic designer, Photographer, Creative solutions s.r.o., Prague
  239. anonymous
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  241. John Wolff, Content Creator, Sewcratic, Inc., Portland
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  243. Chris Reger, Photographer, Digi Tech, Selfemployed, Munich
  244. Maxime blanc, Photographe, France
  245. Ben Fonnesbeck, Photographer/Tech, BF Imaging Services, Salt Lake City
  246. Guy Gunstone, Digital Operator, Guy Gunstone Ltd, London
  247. Tomas Polakovic, Software consultant, photo hobbyist, Nové Zámky, Slovakia
  248. Markus Kuhn, photographer/coach, Germany
  249. Michael Kazimierczuk, Photographer, Toronto
  250. James Wallis, Photographer, Digital Place, Melbourne
  251. Mario Seiler, Photographer, Frankfurt am Main
  252. Jason Tracy, Digital Tech/Photographer, Midwest Digital Capture, Kansas City
  253. Zac Coberly, Digitech, POCP, TETHERED LLC, SLC
  254. Corey Brown, Photographer, Mid Iowa Photo, Mid Iowa
  255. Jonas Reichert, Digi Tech, Rawdelivery, Berlin
  256. Terry Tracey, Dublin 9
  257. Simon Schreiner, Digital Operator, Berlin
  258. Jesko Braun, Digital Tech/Photographer, Hamburg
  259. Anh Pham, Torrington
  260. Yankov Wong, Photographer, Hong Kong
  261. Luca Giugliano, Digital Technician, self employed, Milano
  262. Thomas Kyhn Rovsing Hjørnet, Photographer, editor, Copenhagen
  263. Peter Edwardsson, Teacher, Linköping
  264. Chris Bosch, Business Analyst, Hannover
  265. New Document, Photographer, NYC
  266. Roel Visser, Photographer, Medea Press/ANP, Delft
  267. Jun Lee, photographer, Freelancer, seoul
  268. Tamas Varosi, photographer,, Freelancer, Budapest
  269. Vincent Oliver, Photographer, Freelance, London
  270. Ernst Weinzettl, photographier, author, editor, www.weinzettl.info, Vienna
  271. Alessio Furlan, Influencer, Autore, Italy
  272. Nicholas Damewood, Industrial Robotics, Rocky Hill
  273. Thomas Gloor, Network Engineer, Olten, Switzerland
  274. Jeroen Wolterink, IT Architect, Vleuten
  275. Markus, Chur
  276. Sunil Thakkar, Photographer, Sunil Thakkar Photography, Mumbai
  277. Menachem Kuchar, Photog, Efrat
  278. Terry Meadows, Fashion photographer, Retrophotostudio, London
  279. Hans Keur, Fotograaf, Studio Hans Keur, Oosterhout
  280. JESSE SEE TAI, photographer, louisville
  281. Francois Pellegrini, HSSE Manager, Paris
  282. Jeremy Lips, Photographer/Digital Tech/Retoucher, Jeremy Lips Photography, Inc., New York
  283. Dayvid LeMmon, Photographer / Digital Tech, Dayvid LeMmon Photography, NYC + Phoenix AZ
  284. Eberhard Gronau, Photographer, Munic
  285. Jacques Dubé, Amateur photographer, Gatineau
  286. Timothy Mulcare, Photographer, New York City
  287. Justin Hissey, Digital tech, Beast Digital, Los Angeles
  288. Marko Dashev, Photographer, Med photography inc, Lauderhill
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  290. Kyle Acebo, Digital Tech, New York
  291. james sullivan, Photographer, New York
  292. Oskar Gyllenswärd, Photographer
  293. Nick Steever, Photographer, Brooklyn
  294. Sherwin Liang, Digitech, New York
  295. Joel Alexander, Photographer, Digital Tech, Freelance, Nashville, TN (United States)
  296. Nick Eucker, Photographer, New York
  297. Hannah Jenny, Digital Technician, Freelance, New York
  298. Thomas Pietsch, enthusiast, Filderstadt
  299. Mark Westcott, Digital Tech/Studio Owner, AK Collective, Brooklyn
  300. Ines Leong, photographer, L-INES Photo, New York
  301. Jeff Kogler, Retired, Brisbane AU
  302. Jesse Rieser, Photographer, Los Angeles
  303. James Gerrish, Photographer, Digital Tech, Freelance, Croton on Hudson
  304. Nick Russo III, Photographer/Tech, Freelance, Morristown NJ
  305. Billy Jim, Photographer, New York
  306. Owen Benfield, Photographer, Digital Technician, Brooklyn
  307. Larry baglio, Phtographer, Baglio Photography Group, LLC, Brewster
  308. Todd Midler, photographer/digitech, n.a, NEW YORK
  309. Will Cherry, Photographer/Tech, Brooklyn
  310. Kelvin Williams, Digital Tech, New York City
  311. Matt Coats, Digital tech since 3.7, Blue Space co, PDX & NYC
  312. John Saponara, Digi tech, LK CREATIVE, Brooklyn
  313. Kristian Ashton, Engineer, Stuttgart
  314. James Farrell, Photographer, Nyc
  315. Morgan Ione Yeager, Photographer, Morgan Ione Photography LLC, Chicago,IL, USA
  316. Dan orlow, Digital tech, Boston
  317. James Bueti, Photographer, Los Angeles
  318. Jason Patel, IT Leader, Cambridge, UK
  319. William, photographer, William Moore Photography, Nijmegen
  320. John Balle, Digital Technician, New York
  321. Dirk Skorski, Photographer, truepictures, Stuttgart
  322. Steve Oakley, DP, PracticalIllusions.com, Milwaukee
  323. Leo Yu, Photographer, NYC
  324. Jena M Cumbo, Photographer, Jena Cumbo Photo LLC, New York
  325. John Seabrooke, Digital Tech, NYC
  327. Georgia Quinn, Digital Technician, Georgia Quinn, London
  328. xavier guerra, photographer, nyc
  329. Lena Abujbara, Post Production, Irvine
  330. Casey Kinney, Digital Tech, Dallas
  331. Adam Antalek, Antalek Creative, Inc., Rochester, NY
  332. Martin Brent, Photographer, Martin Brent Ltd, London
  333. Titus Janse, Photographer, Titus Janse, Amsterdam
  334. Edward Caruso, Photographer, Edward Caruso Photography, Woodside, NY
  335. Tiffany Walling, Photographer, New York
  336. Aleksey Zozulya, Photographer, @ch3m1st, NYC
  337. Peter Hunner, Retoucher, Verybusy.io / Hunny Retouch, Minneapolis
  338. Anthony Rhoades, Photographer, Self, Brooklyn
  339. John Champlin, Studio Owner/DT, LUX-SF, San Francisco
  340. Brandon Schulman, Photographer/Tech, Brandon Schulman Photography Inc., NYC/Saugerties
  341. Antonio Fernando III, Lighting Director, AF3 Studio, San Francisco
  342. Josh Dickinson, Photographer, Josh Dickinson Photo`, New York
  343. David White, Photographer, Hoboken,NJ
  344. Remy Holwick, Owner, New Familiar Creative, New York
  345. Michael Webb, Digital Tech, Full frontal digital, New York
  346. Adam Fithers, Photographer, Adam Fithers, NYC
  347. Adrian forsyth, Photographer / videographer, Many, Smithers
  348. Regan Wood, Photographer, Regan Wood Photography Inc., Brooklyn
  349. Antonio Martez, Fashion Photographer, Antonio Martez Photography, NYC
  350. Kevin Le, Retoucher, Oakland
  351. Christopher T Linn, Photography Professional, New York
  352. Dan Simmons, Professional photographer, Danna Space LLC, San Francisco
  353. Max Louis Miller, Digital Tech/ Photographer, MK-ULTRA.NYC, New york
  354. Angela Hau, Photographer, New York
  355. Brandon Perdomo, photographer, STUDIO BIRDHAUS, NYC
  356. Judson Felder, Photographer, Retired Savages Llc, Tacoma
  357. Riley Zarosinski, Photographer/Retoucher, the MC photographic, Portland, OR
  358. anonymous
  359. Tashi Trieu, Los Angeles
  360. Mauricio Aguilar, Photographer, 52mm Photo Rent, México City
  361. Chris Polinsky, Camarillo
  362. Mattia Borgioli, Photographer/digitech, Milan
  363. Michele Di Fede, Digital tech, Bern
  364. Trevor Sowers, Photographer, Trevor Sowers Photography, Prince Rupert
  365. Nicholas Beutler, Digital Tech, London
  366. Michael Gibson, Lighting & Digital Technician, London
  367. Schlachter Oliver, Digital Consultant, France
  368. Thorbjorn Nilsson, amateur/enthusiast, Uppsala
  369. Denyer, Photographer, Denyer.pro, Uk
  370. Bernhard Sanders, Koeln
  371. Juergen Pfeiffer, Photographer, Riedlingen
  372. Dominik Meier, Photographer, Zürich
  373. Joe Clark, Photographer, joeclark.photo, Berlin
  374. Stanislav Vitecek, Architect, Prague
  375. Nick Dunmur, Photographer, dUNMUR, Nottingham
  376. Joshua Powell, Hobbyist Photographer, UK
  377. Chris Leipold, Digital Tech, Photographer, Berlin
  378. Simbarashe Cha, Director, New York
  379. Sarah Piantadosi, Photographer, London
  380. Thomas Landsiedel, Schenklengsfeld
  381. Iain Philpott, Photographer & Filmmaker, Freelance, London
  382. Ignacio Larrain, Engineer, Annecy
  383. Alexander Harding, Photographer, Yale University Art Gallery
  384. Retired, Kingston, Jamaica
  385. Robin Huzell, Wedding photographer, Fotograf Huzell, Hjørring
  386. derin korman
  387. Jake Hines, Digital Tech, Brooklyn
  388. Erin Mazzei
  389. Randy Becker, Photographer, Reno
  390. Harry Hall, Photographer and Printer, Kismet Photography, London
  391. Ivo HUTH, Hobby Photographer, Antwerp - Belgium
  392. Rainer Schmidt, Munich
  393. Marty Stein, Imaging Services Manager, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston
  394. Weizhong, Photographer, Singapore
  395. Brad Farwell, Photographer, New York
  396. Florent-Sinan Brunel, Digitech, Paris
  397. Herbie Brady, Digital Production Designer & Photographer, Long Beach
  398. Emilio Curbelo Herrera, Photographer, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  399. Dave Rentauskas, Photographer, www.rentauskas.com, Chicago
  400. Vase Amanito, Architectural Photographer, AMANITO, Skopje
  401. Kyrre Kristoffersen, Photographer, New York
  402. Serge Guillermin, Photographe, Lyon
  403. Wes Perry, Photographer, Wes Perry Photography, Riverview, NB
  404. Spencer Zidarich, Photographer, San Francisco
  405. Peter Fester, Photographer, Hartford
  406. Alex Palombo, Professional photographer, Alex Palombo Photography, NEW YORK
  407. Sean McCormack, Digi Tech, Atlanta
  408. Blake Griffin, Photographer, Atlanta
  409. Michael O'Donohue, Digital Technician, Photographer, Michael O’Donohue, New York
  410. Rob White, Photographer - POCP Qualified, Rob White Photography, Sydney, Australia
  411. William Ross, Digitech, New York
  412. hai ngo, photographer, hai ngo inc., NYC
  413. Jake Schmidt, Digital Tech, Good Schmidt LLC, Los Angeles
  414. Andrew Ngu, Owner, Capture & Motion, Los Angeles
  415. Melissa, Imaging Tech, Wellington NZ
  416. Santiago Portillo, Digital Tech, San Francisco
  417. Logan Bingham, Digital Tech, Los Angeles
  418. Brett Moen, Dit/digital tech, Brett Moen Photogrpahy INC,, Brooklyn
  419. Brian, Digital Tech, NYC
  420. Vanessa Rojo de la Vega, Digital Tech, New York
  421. Thomas Hugenschmidt, photographer, Switzerland
  422. Christopher Mau, User, Privat, Riedstadt
  423. Michael O'Neill, Manager Collection Imaging, Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand, Wellington
  424. Walker anderson, Digitech/photographer, Raleigh
  425. Spencer Robertson, Photographer, Canada
  426. Christopher Kennedy, Digital Tech, Rock Camera Rental, London
  427. Erick suarez pacheco, photo assistant, Digital Tech, Barcelona
  428. Dominic Colacchio, Digital Technician, DC Photo LLC, NYC
  429. Alex Reinders, Commercial photographer, Melbourne
  430. Larry Goodwin, Digi Tech, Owner, Denver
  431. Paul-Antoine Goutal, Photographer / digital tech, Own, Paris
  432. Drew herrmann, Photographer, Drew Herrmann Photography, Inc., Los Angeles
  433. Tim Handfield, Photographer, Handfield and Bell, Melbourne, Ausralia
  434. Jacob skoglund, Digi tech, New york
  435. Marc Kelly, Digital Tech, Reformation, Los Angeles
  436. Matthew Carissmi, Digital Technician, Columbus
  437. James Justin Daniels, FuzzVega, LLC, Portland
  438. Daniel Primero, Digitech, Slow Digital, Los Angeles
  439. Hunter Zieske, Digital Tech, Los Angeles
  440. Frank Weyrauther, Photographer, phrank - photo/graphics, Ibiza
  441. JV Baily, Photographer, Electronic-Type, Mississauga
  442. Harald Rimanek, Photographer, Pattaya
  443. Samantha Isom, Digital tech, New york
  444. Wesley Sun, Photographer, NYC
  445. Adam Bartlett, Digital Technician & Photographer, Los Angeles
  446. Felix Bernhard, Digi Tech, Hamburg
  447. Sandra Kowalczyk, Photographer, Hamburg
  448. Barry Willis, Photographer, Barry Willis Photography, London
  449. Thomas Baumann, Photographer, Munich
  450. Michael Toussaint, Cologne
  451. Michael Cockerham, Photographer, Michael Cockerham Photography, London
  452. Dietmar Hendricks, Photographer, Krefeld
  453. Gandee Vasan, Photographer, Gandee Vasan Images, London
  454. Liz Chiang, Photographer, Rochester
  455. Will Ross, Photographer, NYC
  456. Matthew Campagna, Photographer, San Francisco
  457. Jake Hakanson, Print Producer, New York, NY
  458. Tex Fiddler, photographer, dallas
  459. Brandon Titaro, Photographer, Toronto
  460. Janne Jatawa, Photographer, Jatawa Journeys, Minneapolis MN
  461. Sigurd Hansen, Project Manager, Munich
  462. Luke Hall, Digi Tech, Azmth7, Denver
  463. Matthew Kanbergs, Digital Tech, MKDC, Inc, New York
  464. Jay kolsch, Photographer, Handheld Productions, LLC, Brooklyn
  465. Tim Sparrow, Director, Ang Mo Photo, Hong Kong
  466. Matthew McDaniel, Photo Assist/Tech, Dallas
  467. Raymond Alva, Photographer/tech, Riverside
  468. aljsoa alijagic, Owner /Digital Tech, Montreal
  469. Ron Harrell, Digital Tech, Seattle
  470. Chris Hornbecker, Photographer, Hornbecker Photo, Portland, OR
  471. Jakub Strumillo, Headshot Photographer, Poznan | Poland
  472. Sonja Lyon, Photographer, Seattle
  473. Ray Arzaga, Digital Technician, Photographer, Montreal
  474. Samuel Logan, Photographer, Meridian, Hudson
  475. Michael Todaro, Photographer, New York
  476. Amanda Proudfit, Photographer, Denver
  477. Jonathan Vanderweit, Photographer and Digitech, Seattle
  478. Kell Lorenz, Digi tech, Photographer, Kell Lorenz photo, Los Angeles
  479. Hunter Gawne, Photographer/Director, Hunter Gawne Studios, Costa Mesa
  480. Cody Howell, Photographer, Los Angeles
  481. Jennifer Pinto, Photographer, New York
  482. Maegan Gindi, photographer, Maegan Gindi Studio, Inc., Brooklyn
  483. Cameron Gardner, Digital Tech & Photographer, Los Angeles
  484. R.M.S., Photographer, Amsterdam
  485. Dzidra Dubois, Photographer & retoucher, Photo Studio Maastricht, Maastricht
  486. Rich Dreke, Photographer/Videographer, Mench Imaging, Milwaukee
  487. Peter Nicholson, studio manager/production specialist/photographer, Loupe Digital, new york
  488. Torsten Mirow, Developer, Ottobrunn
  489. Kevin Younger, Photographer, Telluride
  490. Benjamin G. Sullivan, Photographer, Washington DC
  491. Lucas Passmore, photographer, los angeles
  492. Matt Aldrich, Engineer, Self, Seattle
  493. JP Cunningham, Digital Technician, Miami
  494. Steve Bernhardt, Photo Retoucher, Steve Bernhardt Photography, Denver CO
  495. Eric Sanchez, Digital Tech, Sanch.Digital, Daly City
  496. Daniel Calderón, Digital Technician, New York
  497. Stephen Schwerdfeger, photographer, Schwerdfeger Photography, Sun Valley, ID
  498. KC, Photographer, Florida
  499. Arion Doerr, Digi Tech, NYC
  500. Denis, Photographer, Retoucher, Heidelberg, Germany
  501. Tom Catlin, Photographer, Auckland
  502. Kabir Affonso, Photographer, Los Angeles
  503. Alex Aristei, Photographer, Boeing, LA
  504. will wang, dit, shio studio, brooklyn
  505. David Dorohoianu, Photographer, Studio82, București
  506. Felix Nürmberger, Digi tech / photographer, München
  507. Petr Bajer, Graphic designer, photographer, Tupesy
  508. Alexander Bartok, Photographer, Dillingen
  509. Peter Meyer, Artist, Duesseldorf
  510. Andrea wee, Photographer, Shanghai
  511. Mark Gong, Commercial Photographer, Shanghai
  512. Jonas Eliasson, Digi Tech, Stockholm
  513. Benjamin Kuhns, Sr. Photographer, Satellite Studio, Salt Lake City
  514. Weldon Thomson, Photographer, Weldon Thomson Photography, Pine Valley, California
  515. Jochen Kähler, Software Engineer, Switzerland
  516. Sandro Mazzola, Digi Tech, Sandro Mazzola Photography, Zurich
  517. Žan Murn, Digital Tech, Freelance, Hamburg
  518. Chris Prince, Photographer, Third Prince Photography, Dallas
  519. Chris Gibson, Digital Tech, Portland
  520. Dariusz Lis, Photographer, Edinburgh
  521. Mihály B. Demeczky, Digi tech/ Photographer, Zurich
  522. anonymous, Photographer, Oldenburg
  523. Lucas P, Digi-Assi, Kamerakete, Cologne
  524. Edgar Salmerón, Digitech & Photographer, Portland
  525. Adam Ewing, Photographer, Richmond
  526. Steven Albano, Photographer, Digital Tech, Redondo Beach
  527. Kane Feaver, Photographer, Wellington
  528. Orlando Gutiérrez, Digitech & photographer, Madrid
  529. Justin Kosman, Photographer, Ksmn, Carlsbad
  530. Félix Dupuy, Digital operator, Paris
  531. Tõnu Tunnel, Architecture photographer, Tallinn
  532. Marc de Miguel, Digital tech, Barcelona
  533. Zeemon Erhardt, Simon Erhardt, Fort William
  534. Patrick Imbacher, Digital Operator, Berlin
  535. Sam Känner, Photographer, Rudi Media, Hanover
  536. Klaus Bernhard, 8521 Wettmannstätten
  537. Thorsten Kratz, Nuernberg
  538. Jürgen Kopelke, Photographer, Fotograf, Jesteburg
  539. Sebastian Berger, Photographer, Hannover
  540. Bernd Theilacker, Trainspotter, Ulm
  541. JACKSON, Photographer, SW&Co, London
  542. Burkhard Bahr, Photographer, Independet, Verden
  543. Martin Huber, Privat, Wien
  544. Peter Uhlemann, Photographer, Renningen
  545. CHARLIE MURRAY, Digital Technician, Aritzia, Vancouver
  546. Thomas Schneider, Photographer, bildbaendiger, Berlin Zürich
  547. Peter Back, Photographer, pebaphoto.com, Mühlheim
  548. Javier I Sanchez, Digital Tech, Miami
  549. paolo de giuli, Digital tech, LookSharp.tech, Milan
  550. Rich Amies, Digital Tech, Vancouver
  551. Max Zimmermann, Photographer / Digital Operator, Berlin
  552. Fernando Gomez, Retoucher, BlkCap Creative, Miami
  553. Lorenzo Mascher, Digital Tech, Retoucher, Print Master, MILANO
  554. Amarachi Ehirim, Photographer, ARW Photography, Markham
  555. Martin Peterdamm, Photographer, Martin Peterdamm Photography, Berlin
  556. Malte Sasse, Digital Operator, Hamburg
  557. Dan Ryan, photographer, Dan Ryan Studio, Phoenix
  558. Dave Melvin, Hobbyist, La Vista
  559. Karl Fröhlich, FK-ADV-Ingenieurleistungen GesmbG, Wien
  560. David P, DIT, Repro, Light, Berlin
  561. Alexander Pomper, Digital Tech, Portland
  562. Stefan Brückner, photographer, Stefan Brückner Fotografie, Bielefeld
  563. Paul Peregrine, Photographer, Peregrine Studios, Denver
  564. Dan Christian, Photographer, Benton Harbor
  565. Frankie Marin, Photographer, Los Angeles
  566. Samuel Cornwall, Photographer, Sam Cornwall Studio, Los Angeles
  567. Oswaldo Lopez Dantes, Digi Tech & DMT, Crawford Filmworks, Vancouver BC
  568. Matthew Nantze, Digital Photo Manager, World Market, Alameda
  569. Chris Trigaux, Digital Tech, New York City
  570. Scott Rounds, Photographer, Portland OR
  571. Maxwell Elvis Finch, Photographer, Sydney
  572. Olivia Demetros, Digi Tech
  573. Holly Taylor, Digital Operative, Self employed, London
  574. Robby Michael Mueller, Photographer, Self-Employed, Los angeles
  575. Julius Thomas, Bad Kreuznach
  576. Thomas Lee, Digital tech, Thomas Lee digital technician, Toronto
  577. Erwin Kersebaum, Fotograf, Selbständig, Hamburg
  578. michael wendt, physician, private, grevenbroich
  579. Jennifer Bostic, Digi Tech, Black Horse, Tampa, Fl
  580. Christian Jimenez, Digital Technician, Studio Balasse, Brussels
  581. Aaron Burgess, Photographer, Auckland
  582. Daniel Doran, Photographer / Digital Tech, DRD_Digital, Philadelphia
  583. Lukas Leonte, Photographer, Vienna
  584. Wenhao Li, Photographer, Shanghai
  585. Adrian Wojtas, Photographer, Paris
  586. Radim Horák, Svatební fotograf, rhfoto, Ostrava
  587. Christian Gallego, Digital tech, Tenerife
  588. Dennis Meijboom, Photographer, Rotterdam
  589. Andre Ruth, Photographer/Digi tech, Seattle
  590. Tieran Green, Photographer/Retired Digital Tech+AC, Tieran Green Photography Inc, Calgary, AB, Canada
  591. Daniel J Torres, Photographer / Digitech, Los Angeles
  592. Frank Eigenbrod, Business analyst, private, Frankfurt
  593. Josh Beavers, DigiTech, Los Angeles
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