Archive for the 'Camera Profile' category


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Better Color Better Perception – John Paul Caponigro

by Sandra Kehoe – July 18th, 2017

Great Tools for Great Color – Guest blog by John Paul Caponigro Good tools get the job done well; great tools change the way I see. I’ve found it extremely valuable to consider how each tool I use in my… Read more

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How to use a ColorChecker Passport to create consistently excellent color.

by Sandra Kehoe – April 1st, 2017

I recently watched a video on YouTube where a photographer compared a Canon DSLR against a pair of digital medium format cameras. The Canon images were notably red on the skin tones, which the photographer claimed was well known in… Read more

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A Journey Through Color – Coloratti Ashley Karyl

by Dave Mobbs – December 7th, 2016

Sooner or later, every photographer wonders why the colors in an image are all wrong and the questions always end with the same answer. They need a properly color managed workflow. My photographic journey towards color management ironically started in… Read more

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ColorChecker Turns 40!

by Sandra Kehoe – March 18th, 2016

It’s hard to believe that the Macbeth ColorChecker Color Rendition Chart, or ColorChecker Classic as it’s known today, has been used in the image reproduction process for the last forty years. What is incredible is that this appears to be… Read more

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A Passport to Great and Accurate Color by Coloratti Ian MacDonald-Smith

by Sandra Kehoe – July 10th, 2015

Who wants bad color? If you’re one of the few then read no further. I, however, always want to have the option to start with the best possible color from an image. My genres of landscape and abstract perhaps allow… Read more

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Mystical Morning – The Journey And The Destination by Coloratti Jason DiMichele

by Sandra Kehoe – June 16th, 2015

Guest blog by X-Rite Coloratti Jason DiMichele Many times we are fixated on getting to that favorite shooting location that we forget to pay attention to the happenings around us. In these days of not having enough time, there’s a… Read more

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How to Get Perfect Color in Portrait & Landscape Photography

by Sandra Kehoe – June 5th, 2015

Photographer and X-Rite Coloratti Joe Brady talks about color in both landscape and portrait photography and easy it is to get great color with the ColorChecker Passport from X-Rite. Getting great color seems like an easy request, doesn’t it? Shouldn’t… Read more

File Basics: How to Color Calibrate A Camera

by Jeff Lazell – August 19th, 2014

Welcome to File Basics, a new feature to the X-Rite blog where I hope to demystify a lot of the settings and terms associated with building an effective post processing workflow. I worked on the production side of the photo… Read more

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The Anatomy of a ColorChecker Passport

by Jeff Lazell – May 23rd, 2014

Whether you work in the photo industry, or pursue photography as a passion or hobby hopefully you have come across one of my favorite color management tools at least once. The X-Rrite ColorChecker Passport. Now, I am sure that many if… Read more

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Color Management for Digital Photographers | White Balance and Camera Profiles

by Brenda K. Hipsher – February 24th, 2014

This is the third in our five part series called Color Management for Digital Photographers. Today we will deal with issues concerning the captured image in the camera.  First we need to talk about those of you who do not… Read more

Coloratti News | Jim DiVitale’s One Man Show

by Brenda K. Hipsher – October 25th, 2011

If you’re in Atlanta this Friday evening, October 28th stop into the Art Institute of Atlanta-Decatur for the opening of Coloratti Jim Divitale’s first solo fine art exhibit.  The exhibit entitled “Shape and Shadow” will be up at Art Institute… Read more

Coloratti News | Ian MacDonald-Smith Presents X-Rite ColorChecker Passport during Leica Event Photo Plus Expo

by Brenda K. Hipsher – October 12th, 2011

X-Rite Photo is pleased to announce our sponsorship of a wonderful event during Photo Plus Expo in NYC October 27 and 28, 2011. You are invited to join Leica Camera along with sponsors ILFORD, X-Rite, Profoto, foto care, and ASMP… Read more