VSCO

News and information about VSCO software and products. VSCO, originally Visual Supply Company, was founded in California in 2011 and became popular in the photography industry for its high-quality filters that gave digital photos the simulated look of classic film stocks. VSCO eventually branched out to launch mobile photography apps for iOS and Android as well as a dedicated photo-sharing social network.

Leave the Laptop at Home: My Mobile Editing Workflow in Iceland

My name is Dan Cook, I'm a landscape and nature photographer from the UK. The introduction of full resolution image transfer from camera to the smartphone over wireless technology has been a revelation and increased my ability to share images.

VSCO Shutters New York Office and Lays Off Whole NYC Staff

Film emulation and photo sharing company VSCO confirmed today that they are shutting down their New York City office and laying off the staff there in order to "centralize" their workforce at the company’s headquarters in Oakland, CA.

Basic Smartphone Street Photography Tips by VSCO Academy

Street photography is one of the easiest genres to get into, and one of the hardest to build up the courage to actually try. Hopefully, this quick video by VSCO Academy will show you just how simple it can be to start capturing great street shots.

Italy Through a Vintage Lens

I have always wanted to see the Alps. They look so grand in the movies. After my roadtrip through the Norwegian mountains in 2014, it felt like the next step would be to see the Alps. But the question was: in which country?

VSCO Keys Lives On By Going Free and Open Source

In early September 2015, we reported that VSCO was discontinuing its VSCO Keys keyboard shortcut software for Lightroom. There's some good news today: instead of killing off the product, VSCO has decided to turn it into a free and open source project.

Comparing a VSCO Film Emulation to the Actual Film

I’ve been a user of VSCO Film for Lightroom for several years now. I’ve been happy with the results, but I wanted to see how close VSCO's settings are to actual film, so I decided to do my own tests.

This whole experiment was a learning experience for me, especially regarding the digitization of a film negative. For this casual experiment I shot some Portra 400 film on my medium format Fuji GA645, snapped a few similar frames on my Nikon Df, and did a side by side with the VSCO Portra 400 setting from Pack 01 straight out of Lightroom.

VSCO Cam Collections Lets You Curate Other People’s Photos

Users of VSCO Cam for iOS and Android know that the app is more than just another photo editing suite; it is a social gateway for sharing photographs with others around the world. VSCO’s mobile application employs the company’s famous analog filters for retro styling on the move. Now, newly introduced ‘Collections’ will allow users to assemble their favorite images into one package and share their curations with others.

VSCO FILM 07 Eclectic Collection: 18 Profiles for an ‘Elegant and Modern Aesthetic’

The debate between analog and digital may never end, but there can be a happy medium. One of the reasons that analog continues to live on is due to the wondrous ‘color profiles’ that one can find in different packages of film, along with their unique grain profiles. VSCO, a company that designs presets for Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop, has released their latest collection “VSCO FILM 07” - the eclectic films package.