Archive for the 'Color Management' category


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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

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Perfect Color in Lightroom with Tim Grey

by Sandra Kehoe – December 21st, 2015

Have you ever been frustrated by colors that are less than perfect when optimizing or sharing your photos in Lightroom? In this webinar, Tim Grey – Photographer, Author, Educator and X-Rite Coloratti, shares tips that will help you ensure you… Read more

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X-Rite collaborates with Wacom to deliver Wacom Color Manager for Cintiq.

by Sandra Kehoe – December 10th, 2015

Wacom® recently announced the launch of Wacom Color Manager, the company’s new color calibration solution designed for photographers, designers and other creative professionals who want color accuracy across their workflow. The new Wacom Color Manager combines a colorimeter calibrator and custom… Read more

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A Perfect Fall Photography Destination – Picos de Europa in Northern Spain

by Sandra Kehoe – November 20th, 2015

By X-Rite Coloratti George Jardine Over the years I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to teach Lightroom and digital photography workshops in some of the most visually interesting places around the world, and the adventure travel workshop genre just seems… Read more

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Photography For a Living Part 1 – Coloratti Keith Cooper

by Dave Mobbs – November 13th, 2015

Keith Cooper is a professional commercial photographer and X-Rite Coloratti based in Leicester in the UK. Whilst he loves taking photos for a living, it’s about so much more. In this two part article he covers some of the key… Read more

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Color Management For Nude Photography – Coloratti Ralph Man

by Dave Mobbs – November 10th, 2015

  Getting the perfect nude photograph X-Rite Coloratti Ralph Man is an award winning photographer who specializes in capturing stunning nudes. Here, he shares his thoughts on what’s important to achieve that stunning nude photograph. When it comes to nude… Read more