Select Page

august, 2018

21aug(aug 21)8:30 am22(aug 22)5:30 pmPhase One Cultural Heritage Specialist Training - NatGeo/Phase One Event (SOLD OUT)National Geographic Museum

Event Details

This two-day course is an intensive training program tailored to cultural heritage workflows. It focuses on both Capture One software and professional imaging hardware. We will cover proper configuration, setup, workflow and troubleshooting techniques for Phase One backs, computers and DTDCH Capture Solutions. Capture One teaching focuses on workflow efficiency and advanced tools. At the completion of this course, attendees will be given a test to achieve certification status. The Digital Transitions Division of Cultural Heritage (DTDCH) and Phase One have created an intensive training program specialized for cultural heritage institutions: Phase One Cultural Heritage Specialist.

Course Specifics

Duration: Two days of hardware and software training including hands-on practice

Price: $499.00 (includes 90-day free trial of Capture One CH, sent upon completion of the in-person training.)

Course Prerequisite
Attendees are required to complete the Phase One Pre-Course prior to the in-person training. The Pre-Course covers many of the basics on Capture One 11 that we will build on during the training. There are 3 courses in total and each course is a mixture of articles and video, and includes 1-2 short quizzes on the material. Our best estimate is that completing the required material should take about 5 hours perhaps much less if you already have a good understanding of the material. We suggest breaking it up over a few days.


Certification Test

The Certification test will cover the topics covered during the class. If any attendee does not pass the test, a re-test is allowed. Certification requires two portions:

  1. Completion of the online POCP Pre Course including passing the tests.
  2. Attend the live training course and pass the written exam at the end of the second day of training.

Course Curriculum

Training will include a mixture of lecture and hands-on practice. You will have the opportunity to use the IQ and P+ camera systems featuring several camera body systems. The following topics are an outline for what will be covered in great depth during training:

Camera Usage

  • How the back captures (two shot system, black calibration, CCD calibration)
  • Proper settings for capture and power
  • Capture workflow (how to set up the system and take shots)
  • Care and handling
  • Use of the DT RCam, iXG, and XF
  • New Rodenstock eShutter Integration Options
  • Client-specific camera tips/settings
  • Custom function settings, batteries, etc.

Maximizing Image Quality – Hardware

  • Camera settings – mirror-up, delay
  • Lens choice
  • Aperture choice vis a vis diffraction
  • Avoiding Moire, minimizing artifacts in halftone

Capture One CH Workflow

  • Session structure and usage techniques
  • Using the DT AutoColumn to set PPI
  • Capture Naming Customization
  • EIP (Enhanced Image Packaging)
  • Copy/apply settings
  • Metadata presets
  • Organized processing
  • Color Editor
  • Local Adjustments
  • AppleScripting

Auto Crop Tool

  • Batch cropping
  • ROI Pre-Crop
  • Contrast Pre-Pass
  • Bound Material

LCC (Lens Cast Calibration)

  • Proper steps to create an LCC
  • Uniform lighting tool
  • Textural Enhancement via LCC

Transmissive Material Handling

  • Handling considerations
  • Reproduction for a subjectively produced medium
  • New CH Negative Film Curves

Numeric Image Quality Evaluation

  • Evaluating Tone Patches with LAB Readouts
  • PPI Ruler in C1
  • FADGI Evaluation via Golden Thread
  • Angle of Illumination

Building and Evaluating Color Profiles

  • Required Settings to Disable Color Management in C1
  • Process Recipe for sending files to BasICColor
  • basICColor: actual creation of the profile
  • Using Overlay for visual evaluation
  • Using Golden Thread to evaluate the image
  • Comparison to Phase One’s CH Profiles

If you have any questions about this course, please email [email protected] for assistance.
All logistics will be provided in an email prior to the event.


21 (Tuesday) 8:30 am - 22 (Wednesday) 5:30 pm est


National Geographic Museum

1145 17th St NW

Register Now

1 Seat for Cultural Heritage Specialist Training at National Geographic Museum on Aug 22-23

Price: $499.00

0 Tickets remaining!