Archive for the 'Color Management' category


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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

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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

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The Impact of Summer Light on Photography by Adrian Weinbrecht

by Dave Mobbs – July 31st, 2017

Light changes everything and this is never truer than during the summer. In the summertime, the intensity and clarity of the light brings everything – for want of a better phrase – ‘to life’. What this means is that most… Read more

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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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COLOR MANAGEMENT: THE CORNERSTONE OF A DIGITAL WORKFLOW

by Sandra Kehoe – June 19th, 2017

COLOR MANAGEMENT: THE CORNERSTONE OF A DIGITAL WORKFLOW By X-Rite Coloratti Michael Clark Color management, which involves a whole host of things–part of which is calibrating and profiling your monitor–is the cornerstone of any digital workflow involving photography or video.… Read more

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Video Blog – Competition Winner Shares His Netherlands Experience with Coloratti Frank Doorhof

by Dave Mobbs – May 12th, 2017

Experiencing a five-day photography workshop with renowned Dutch fashion photographer, X-Rite Coloratti and author of Mastering the Model Shoot, Frank Doorhof is a ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’, one that Mark Wareing from the UK won in our recent competition. It was an… 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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The Art of Blurring with Jason DiMichele

by Sandra Kehoe – March 29th, 2017

A guest blog by X-Rite Coloratti Jason DiMichele. Jason is a fine art photographer, printer and educator from Ontario, Canada who specializes in nature and abstract photography. His creative vision is fueled by his love of the outdoors and explorative… Read more

Monitor Calibration

Digital Printing Guide: Monitor Calibration

by Sandra Kehoe – January 18th, 2017

By John Paul Caponigro   Profile Your Monitor If you want to display your images accurately, and make sophisticated decisions about how they will look, you need to calibrate your monitor. The ICC profile created by monitor calibration will help… Read more

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Street Photography Essentials

by Dave Mobbs – January 10th, 2017

Street Photography Essentials by X-Rite Coloratti Kevin Mullins. By trade, I’m a professional documentary and wedding photographer. I shoot a lot of my wedding work in monochrome, perhaps because I’m drawn to the more emotive moments at weddings. I love… 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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Getting Your Perfect Color in Photo and Video

by Dave Mobbs – November 25th, 2016

By X-Rite Coloratti Master Frank Doorhof Everyone can agree that color brings out emotion. Don’t get me wrong, I love black and white photography (and sometimes even in films) but color brings out so much more… when used correctly that… Read more