Archive for the 'ColorChecker' category


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5 Tips on Retouching Photographs for Better Composition

by Dave Mobbs – March 29th, 2016

X-Rite Coloratti Federico Chiesa is an Italian photographer and retoucher, who mainly shoots for advertising, but also focuses on street and fashion photography. Federico shares his top tips on retouching photographs, specifically how he brings together backgrounds with studio shot… 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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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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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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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

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X-Rite Introduces ColorChecker Video & ColorChecker Passport Video

by Sandra Kehoe – October 22nd, 2015

X-Rite Pantone introduces ColorChecker Targets for VIDEO! X-Rite has long been a provider of color management solutions for the still photographer. As the digital revolution continues we are expanding into the world of professional video with the NEW ColorChecker Video and ColorChecker… Read more

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Free Webinar – Aug 4 at 12PM EDT : Perfect Color in Landscape & Portraits

by Sandra Kehoe – August 3rd, 2015

Perfect Color in Landscape & Portraits.  Join host Joe Brady for a free webinar on Aug 04, 2015 at 12:00 PM EDT. Put the Power of the X-Rite ColorChecker Passport in your images! Register now! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/373165818553550593   Join host and… Read more

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Winners Announced – JULY Capture The Color Contest

by Dave Mobbs – August 1st, 2015

With over 140 entries from many countries, the range of images submitted was fantastic, displaying many different types of photography, all representing the JULY color – PANTONE® Mimosa. Here are the winners for JULY (in random order). Congratulations to all. We will be… Read more

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ColorTALK with Katrin Eismann – The Emotion of Color

by Sandra Kehoe – July 17th, 2015

We sat recently with the supremely talented Katrin Eismann, Chair, MPS Digital Photography at School of Visual Arts in NYC to get her thoughts and insights on what color means to her. Clearly, Katrin has strong emotional ties to color… Read more

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A Passport to Great and Accurate Color by Coloratti Ian MacDonald-Smith

by Sandra Kehoe – July 10th, 2015

Who wants bad color? If you’re one of the few then read no further. I, however, always want to have the option to start with the best possible color from an image. My genres of landscape and abstract perhaps allow… Read more

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Mystical Morning – The Journey And The Destination by Coloratti Jason DiMichele

by Sandra Kehoe – June 16th, 2015

Guest blog by X-Rite Coloratti Jason DiMichele Many times we are fixated on getting to that favorite shooting location that we forget to pay attention to the happenings around us. In these days of not having enough time, there’s a… Read more