Archive for the 'Color Tip' category


The Importance of Personal Projects

by Alan Winslow – January 10th, 2019

A piece of advice that I have gotten over the years from editors, mentors, curators, and other photographers is the importance of personal projects. I would describe a personal project as a body of work that you were not commissioned… Read more

5 steps to better prints and photography – Coloratti Keith Cooper

by Dave Mobbs – December 12th, 2018

Why spending time getting your prints right can benefit all of your photography   1. Setting things up Great printing comes from having a consistent workflow right from capturing your shot. Any weak links in the chain will show in… Read more

Guest Post: Dennis Dunbar – Making Smart Color Grading Moves

by Alan Winslow – November 1st, 2018

  Today we are fortunate to have digital artist and X-Rite Coloratti Dennis Dunbar share with us an amazing way to color grading your photographs. As we have discussed in the past color can have a dramatic effect on how… 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

Getting the colour ‘X-Rite’ in post production – Andy Quinn, Digital Compositor, LipSync Post

by Dave Mobbs – July 6th, 2018

Consistency and control – in other words, ensuring there are no unknown variables – is key to making the job of compositing and grading as hassle free as possible. X-Rite’s ColorChecker Video chart is one of the main tools we… Read more

Joan Boira's studio in Barcelona

Exploring Coloratti Joan Boira’s photography studio in Barcelona

by Dave Mobbs – June 4th, 2018

Professional photography is highly competitive, but there are a number of things that photographers can consider to help them stand out in a crowded market. We sat down with Coloratti Joan Boira to hear more about his experience as a… Read more

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – May 2018

by Dave Mobbs – May 30th, 2018

Here is a round-up of this month’s Coloratti Photos of the Week. In May, it was the turn of Einar Erlendsson, Martin Dörsch, Sanjay Jogia and Marianna Santoni.  Read on if you want to find out more about this month’s… 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

Controlling Color and Light When Fusing Still and Moving Images – Sanjay Jogia

by Dave Mobbs – October 4th, 2016

Sanjay Jogia and his wife Roshni Jogia run a successful WPPI & SWPP award winning luxury destination wedding photography business based in London, and has been recently featured as one of the 6 Best Wedding Photographers in the World by… Read more

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

The Art of Creating Living Photography

by Sandra Kehoe – February 17th, 2016

By X-Rite Coloratti Michael Grecco. As someone who both appreciates and creates still photography and motion footage, I’ve spent a great deal of time thinking of the best ways they might come together. After all, we live in a world… Read more