Monthly Archives: August 2018

Norfolk Revisited

Lifestyle Photography for Triumph Motorcycles

I shot this series of lifestyle shots for Triumph Motorcycles Clothing brochure a few years ago. At the time I was in the middle of a big European shoot for CBRE shooting a premium property portfolio for Redevco.

I applied creative film styles to the images in Capture One (my raw file processing software). Since then Capture One has moved on a couple of generations greatly increasing my control of raw image processing. I’ve been meaning to go back to these images for a while, so I sat down with a cup of tea and got to work on them.

Captures One’s skin tone tool is great for smoothing out tone and colour, editable layers are now available for most controls including curves, levels, white balance and clarity etc.

Personally, I’m much happier with the results than the original time of processing. Don’t get me wrong they were great before and the client was really happy – but they are now much more like I intended when I shot them.

Capture One is a must have tool for the serious professional photographer. Capture One have created a brilliant piece of software that brings many of the qualities of photoshop to my raw file workflow – without having to open photoshop!

This was a great shoot to be involved in, we sourced the location in Norfolk and the models from the Midlands. My assistant Steve did a sterling job with the location lighting, creating the the sunset highlights. Ohhhh and that reminds me, by gosh it was cold!!! H