Archive for the 'Cameras' category

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Guest Blog – Wildlife Photography with Coloratti Gabor Bakos

by Dave Mobbs – October 9th, 2015

X-Rite Coloratti Gabor Bakos is a renowned and multi-award winning wildlife photographer based in Hungary. Here, he gives his advice on photography and capturing animals in the wild. Understand the species you want to photograph How an animal behaves is… Read more


We Reveal The New PANTONE® Color for October’s ‘Capture The Color’ Contest!

by Dave Mobbs – October 1st, 2015

  We want to see your photographs from around the world that best represent the featured monthly PANTONE® Color. Prizes awarded every month to the top five images, as well as a GRAND PRIZE WINNER at the end of the… Read more


10 Top Tips for Motorsport Photography – Guillem Calatrava

by Dave Mobbs – September 23rd, 2015

Guillem Calatrava is an X-Rite Coloratti and photographer. One of his key specialisms is motorsport photography and he includes car giant Audi as one of his clients. As one of Spain’s leading motorsport photographers, we wanted to ask Guillem for… Read more


X-Rite Coloratti Joan Boira, creates Aragorn from Lord of the Rings

by Dave Mobbs – June 9th, 2015

  In this guest blog, Coloratti Master Joan Boira talks us through a recent shoot, which illustrates the importance of preparation and attention to detail involved in creating a successful photo shoot. Before the Shoot When you’re creating a shoot… Read more


Coloratti Profile – Frank Doorhof

by Dave Mobbs – December 5th, 2014

  Amsterdam-born Frank Doorhof is a noted international fashion and glamour photographer with a particular interest for artists and high fashion. While he remains an inspirational and highly successful photographer, Frank admits that teaching has always been in his blood… Read more


December Classes at the B&H Event Space

by Jeff Lazell – December 1st, 2014

The year is winding down, but there is still time to pack in some great photography education before the holiday season kicks into high gear. X-Rite will be offering two free classes at the B&H Event Space. Focusing on helping you… 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

Best of 2010 – Using ColorChecker Passport for Camera Profiles

by Brenda K. Hipsher – December 28th, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher This post contains a link to what is still one of the most concise and useful videos on using ColorChecker Passport to create custom camera profiles for use in Adobe applications.  Take a first look if… Read more

HDR and ColorChecker Passport – Part 1.

by eduardoangel – September 1st, 2010

This post was originally published in December 2009. I’ve just met and am getting to know Brian Matiash and since HDR photography is growing by leaps and bounds I wanted to share it with you again now.  Visit for… Read more

Inkjet Printing: Color Management and Calibration at ICP

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 3rd, 2010

Brenda K. Hipsher Look at this! Here’s a weekend workshop to teach you color management and workflow practices to help you implement a color managed workflow. Save time, money, and frustration and enjoy printing your work.  Our good friend Eduardo… Read more

Workflow for JPEG Photographers – Part I

by Brenda K. Hipsher – May 5th, 2010

by Joe Brady With all of the discussion lately about the benefits of shooting a RAW workflow and the benefits of using the ColorChecker Passport, where does that leave our friends who primarily shoot JPEGs? While it is true that… Read more

Custom Camera Profiles for Different Locations

by Brenda K. Hipsher – April 15th, 2010

by Joe Brady Since creating custom camera profiles has become so easy to do with the introduction of the ColorChecker Passport, I find myself creating new profiles frequently. Now I don’t want to end up with hundreds of profiles in… Read more