Month: August 2019

Medium format and wedding photography: a love story

Capture One ambassadors Victor and Ronja, known as Muse & Mirror, shoot wedding photography like no other. They specialize in after-wedding portraits, a growing trend in the wedding photography genre. More and more marrying couples are asking for high quality and an artistic touch to their wedding portraits. That’s where medium format comes in.   With their “dark romance”, surrealist style, Muse & Mirror’s photography showcases the extraordinary potential of medium format in shooting wedding portraits. What they achieve with their creative use of dynamic range, dramatic light, color and detail depth is a testament to the unparalleled capabilities of this format. So when Victor and Ronja visited London to shoot a personal project with the Phase One camera system, we knew we were in for a very special treat. Below they share their vision, their work process, and their experience shooting with Phase One.   Hi, we are Victor and Ronja, a couple of wedding photographers. We became photographers because it was the best medium for self-expression we found while facing the variety of challenges …

A taste of Sven Benjamins’ delicious food photography

I’m Sven Benjamins, and I’ve been working as a professional photographer for the last 23 years. I shoot mainly food, interior, still life, and lifestyle photography. I love to make cookbooks, because it allows me to work on a single project for a longer period of time. It is really special to work with great chefs, and a huge bonus to be able to taste their recipes. Finding inspiration Occasionally, I like to push myself with a fashion shoot. This change of pace inspires me and helps me discover new creative ideas and workflows for my food and interior shoots. For example, on a fashion project I might try out features in Capture One that I don’t frequently use in my other work. I try different styles and adjustments, and when it works well, when it creates an interesting effect or workflow, I am inspired to use this for my other shoots. The perfect recipe for a food photoshoot As a food photographer I work within teams of stylists and food artists. To ensure that …