Phase One has just announced a huge 65% student discount on its professional image cataloging, organising and processing tool. A close rival to Lightroom, Capture One is renowned for its tethered shooting capabilities, editing tools and the quality of its raw processing, and it’s used widely in professional and commercial photography.
If you’re a student, or you know someone who is, it’s an opportunity to use one of the industry’s best photo editing programs for less than the cost of an Adobe Photography Plan, which starts at $9.99/£9.98 per month. Adobe does offer its own student discounts but only on its All Apps plan, which is more expensive.
‘’See Beyond. Trust your vision. Trust your tools”
Under this scheme, qualifying students (see the Capture One website) will be able to get Capture One Pro for a monthly subscription of $7/£7 or an annual pre-paid subscription of $63/£63 – the discount applies to Capture One subscriptions, not the perpetual licence version.
Software subscriptions are not popular with all photographers, but they do offer a much cheaper entry point for professional software than traditional one-off licence fees.
Students can get involved with this new Capture One initiative by sharing their work on Instagram under the hashtag #trustyourvision, and joining a new dedicated Capture One Creative Lab - Students Facebook group.
If you’re not a student, by the way, but you do use Fujifilm or Sony cameras, you still have until the end of August 2019 to get a perpetual licence for Capture One Pro for Sony or Fujifilm at half price.
You can find out more about this Capture One student scheme on the Capture One website.