X-Rite i1Photo Pro – Professional Color Management for Photographers i1Profiler
by Brenda K. Hipsher – October 28th, 2010
by Brenda K. Hipsher
Announced today i1Photo Pro Professional Color Management Solution for professional photographers. Designed to accommodate all levels of proficiency and expertise, the high performance i1Photo Pro is specifically targeted to meet the unique needs of the professional photographer who demands accurate color with the realities of limited budgets.
I’m really excited about this product. I know, I know… you want to know what’s new? What makes it so exciting? Well hold on to your hat! This is a highly advanced system designed to give you superior results. X-Rite has used their expertise to work for you to provide great new features for YOUR benefit.
New i1Prism Color Engine
Highly accurate profiles for the truest color. Ultimate color accuracy for monitors. Accurate printed colors every time on your RGB printer… better highlights and shadows, neutral grays, and skin tones.
Fine tune key colors with easy to use iterative profiles.
Basic and advanced modes allow you to customize workflow for your needs giving you unmatched flexibility.
Now you can actually build a profile specifically for a gallery or other environmental ambient lighting condition. Display your images as they ought to be seen in all kinds of lighting conditions.
Preset or Custom Test Targets
Choose a variety of targets in popular sizes or customize your own. Now you can print smaller and larger sized targets giving you the flexibility to profile virtually any output device paper size.
A fast way to visually check your color output. This brand new tool takes the guess work out of visually verifying what’s coming out of your printer.
Close the loop on your color management workflow. Just shoot the target and make your profile and apply it to your pictures later in Lightroom or Adobe Camera Raw. It only takes a second to take a picture of the target and you’ve got what you need custom profile specific to your camera sensor in your specific lighting condition and a custom white balance.
See your photographs on LCD projectors or large screens with the greatest accuracy possible. Display your images in true to life color as BIG as life!
All this is just the beginning. There is so much more in this new color management solution for professional photographers. Visit www.xritephoto.com for more information and CLICK HERE to read more and see a short video on some of the new features including a handy chart detailing package configurations.
You’re going to hear a lot more about this in coming weeks. X-Rite’s i1Photo Pro solution includes the new i1Profiler software – X-Rite’s entirely new next generation color profiling software, an i1Pro spectrophotometer, ColorChecker Proof target – a new ColorChecker target for direct viewing analysis against a printed target, ColorChecker camera calibration system including a mini ColorChecker Classic target and ColorChecker Passport camera calibration software, and more.
“i1Photo Pro provides professional photographers with the most accurate color control for their imaging needs,” said Thomas Kunz, X-Rite’s Market Manager, Photo. “With the combined power of the award-winning industry-standard i1Pro spectrophotometer and today’s most powerful color profiling software, i1Photo Pro users now have the most professional tools they need to perfectly match their colors from camera to monitor to projector to printer. For the discerning photographer not willing to compromise on color, i1Photo Pro allows them to confidently and consistently deliver perfect color images to their clients.”
The new i1 Professional Color Management Solutions including i1Photo Pro will be available in late 2010. i1Publish (standalone software) will also be offered with two upgrade options based on original solution purchased. Stay tuned for more detailed information coming soon. Keep reading the blog and follow us on Facebook and Twitter so you’ll be one of the first to know!