Archive for the 'Color Management' category


Landscape Photography with Pedro Kin

by Dave Mobbs – October 31st, 2018

People often ask me what does it take to shoot great landscape images? The answer may vary from person to person, as there are so many variables and key components in landscape photography, but here are some of what I would… Read more

Conversation with Coloratti Matthew Jordan Smith

by Alan Winslow – October 12th, 2018

A while back we had the opportunity to sit down with Matthew Jordan Smith in the studio after he wrapped up a shoot. It’s always a pleasure to chat with and learn from working professionals especially ones as friendly and… Read more

Conversation with Filmmaker and Colorist Ollie Kenchington

by Alan Winslow – October 9th, 2018

Today we sit down with Ollie Kenchington owner and lead colorist at Korro Films. Ollie is not only a colorist but an experienced and sought-after filmmaker, educator and editor. X-Rite was fortunate enough to have him produce our ColorChecker XL… Read more

ColorChecker Video Workflow – Premiere, FCPX and Resolve

by Alan Winslow – September 18th, 2018

––Are you still deciding on which software you want to tackle in your video workflow? Then we have the tutorial for you! Watch independent filmmaker and X-Rite Coloratti, Ollie Kenchington walk through the process of capture to edit using the… Read more

Color and Color Management Myths Debunked

by Alan Winslow – August 23rd, 2018

Let’s take some time and have some fun debunking some of the myths we hear about color and color management practices. If you have any other fun color theories you would like us to test leave a comment below! Enjoy!… Read more

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The Biggest Lesson I’ve Learned in Photography with Coloratti Ashley Karyl

by Dave Mobbs – August 20th, 2018

The number one thing I have learned in my photography career is really simple: always practice good photo technique. If you avoid errors when shooting, you won’t have to fix them later. Get the basics right   This comes down… Read more

Black & White vs. Color Photography

by Dave Mobbs – May 8th, 2018

What is the difference between black and white photography and color photography – aside from the obvious?   According to our two guest Coloratti Ambassadors, there are two key elements for both colour and black and white photography: light for… Read more

The power of HSL Adjustment Layers in Affinity Photo

by Alan Winslow – March 27th, 2018

When editing using Affinity Photo software, we use adjustment layers to make non-destructive corrections to our images. Working inside the Photo Persona in the Affinity Photo, we are going to look at the power of HSL adjustment layers to make… Read more

X-Rite’s Top 5 Trends for 2018

by Dave Mobbs – February 1st, 2018

Black and White According to Rachel Talibart, Black and White Photographer of the Year, timeless black and white photography will be one of the ruling trends in 2018. The best black and white photography emphasises the differences between elements in… Read more

Photography in Winter by Coloratti Kevin Mullins

by Dave Mobbs – December 5th, 2017

Photography in winter demands some extra planning and preparation. The first thing to think about when shooting weddings in winter is to be prepared with the right clothes and footwear. Squelching around for hours with cold, wet feet is no… Read more

X-Rite Coloratti Photos of the Week – October 2017

by Dave Mobbs – October 31st, 2017

This month, we shared the work of our X-Rite Coloratti Photos of the Week.  For October 2017 we featured photographers Joan Boira, Antonio Gaudencio and Paul Biddle on our Facebook and Twitter channels.   Joan Boira – “Aragorn”  Joan Boira is… Read more

icc Profiles

Why we need ICC Profiles and what they actually do.

by Sandra Kehoe – August 29th, 2017

Guest blog by Photographer, Educator and X-Rite Coloratti Martin Bailey Following the release of my video on soft-proofing, I received a few questions that helped me to realize that I need to spend a little time going over the reasons that… Read more