Archive for the 'Color Management' category


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From Photographer to Filmmaker with Mark Wood

by Dave Mobbs – August 25th, 2016

In this latest blog, we asked Professional Photographer, Educator, and X-Rite Coloratti, Mark Wood to describe his recent journey from photographer to filmmaker. Over 30% of photographers are also making this transition into video and we thought we’d share Mark’s experiences for… Read more

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Two Keys to Accurate Prints with Tim Grey

by Sandra Kehoe – July 7th, 2016

There’s no question that color management is a somewhat complicated topic. But as photographers, we don’t need to fully understand all of the complexity of color management in order to produce prints with consistent and predictable color. In fact, there… Read more

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X-Rite Photography Webinars – JULY 2016

by Sandra Kehoe – June 30th, 2016

Learn how to improve your photography with our free educational photography webinars during the month of July hosted by members of the X-Rite Coloratti community of professional Photographers, Educators & Authors. July 12th, 2016 X-Rite Photo & Video presents: Evaluating Your Photos with… Read more

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Q&A with Tim Grey – X-Rite Coloratti

by Sandra Kehoe – June 12th, 2016

Tim Grey – Photographer, Author, Educator and X-Rite Coloratti answers your questions on Photography, Photo Editing in Lightroom + Photoshop, Color Management and more.     How can I remove color cast from a portion of a picture? The basic… Read more

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X-Rite Partners with Atomos!

by Sandra Kehoe – May 2nd, 2016

i1Display Pro Now Supported on the Atomos Range of Monitors-Recorders X-Rite Inc., announced a partnership with Atomos the world’s leading creator of all-in-one monitor-recorders for broadcast, film and DSLR cameras. Atomos is integrating support for industry acclaimed X-Rite i1Display Pro… Read more

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Where’s That ColorChecker? A Contest to Celebrate 40 Years

by Dave Mobbs – April 6th, 2016

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of our X-Rite ColorChecker targets, we have launched a social competition to give away 40 ColorChecker targets! Every 3 days we will post a new famous landmark partially covered by a ColorChecker target. Identify and tell us the NAME of… 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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ColorChecker Software Update 1.1.0

by Dave Mobbs – March 1st, 2016

We’re pleased to announce the recent update of the ColorChecker Camera Calibration Software to version 1.1.0 This new update includes support for images with a file size of 40MB or higher. Users will be prompted to update to the newest version when launching… Read more

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Canon imagePROGRAF PRO1000 – Innovations in Printing

by Dave Mobbs – February 2nd, 2016

Innovations in printing have meant that professional photographers now have a greater range of affordable hardware to meet their needs, from printers with in-built color management tools to calibrators like X-Rite’s ColorMunki Photo. There is however a benefit to using… Read more

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How To Avoid Over Sharpening Your Images

by Sandra Kehoe – January 15th, 2016

How to avoid over sharpening your images – what to look for and what to do about it. By X-Rite Coloratti Master John Paul Caponigro     Identifying and developing a sensitivity for the artifacts digital sharpening produces will help… Read more

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Some Great Tips From Our Coloratti in 2015

by Dave Mobbs – December 29th, 2015

This year, the X-Rite Coloratti have been blogging about photographing the subjects they’re most passionate about. It’s certainly given us some great insights into the way some of the world’s leading photographers think and work, but also some stunning images… Read more

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Introduction to the Art of Photo Stitching

by Sandra Kehoe – December 21st, 2015

Guest Blog By X-Rite Coloratti Jason DiMichele Introduction to the Art of Photo Stitching For those not familiar with the term photo stitching, it refers to taking a number of slightly overlapped photos and using software to combine them into… Read more