Archive for the 'Guest Blog' category


Simplifying Your Workflow With Colour Management Pro – Ashley Karyl

by Dave Mobbs – September 29th, 2015

Most people remain confused about colour management for all the wrong reasons, however the basic concept is not that complex. In essence, it’s a simple process that allows us to transfer images or video from one place to another without… Read more


Time Tested Techniques in Lightroom to Achieve Great Color By Gary Poole

by Sandra Kehoe – September 25th, 2015

Time Tested Techniques to Achieve Great Color – Tricks Are For Kids! The mark of a professional in any field is the consistency of their product or service. If you get a great meal one out of three times from… Read more


10 Top Tips for Motorsport Photography – Guillem Calatrava

by Dave Mobbs – September 23rd, 2015

Guillem Calatrava is an X-Rite Coloratti and photographer. One of his key specialisms is motorsport photography and he includes car giant Audi as one of his clients. As one of Spain’s leading motorsport photographers, we wanted to ask Guillem for… 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


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


X-Rite Coloratti Joan Boira, creates Aragorn from Lord of the Rings

by Dave Mobbs – June 9th, 2015

  In this guest blog, Coloratti Master Joan Boira talks us through a recent shoot, which illustrates the importance of preparation and attention to detail involved in creating a successful photo shoot. Before the Shoot When you’re creating a shoot… Read more


How to Get Perfect Color in Portrait & Landscape Photography

by Sandra Kehoe – June 5th, 2015

Photographer and X-Rite Coloratti Joe Brady talks about color in both landscape and portrait photography and easy it is to get great color with the ColorChecker Passport from X-Rite. Getting great color seems like an easy request, doesn’t it? Shouldn’t… Read more


Coloratti Profile – Frank Doorhof

by Dave Mobbs – December 5th, 2014

  Amsterdam-born Frank Doorhof is a noted international fashion and glamour photographer with a particular interest for artists and high fashion. While he remains an inspirational and highly successful photographer, Frank admits that teaching has always been in his blood… Read more

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Coloratti Sally Wiener Grotta “I Can Do That!”

by Brenda K. Hipsher – April 30th, 2014

Coloratti Sally Wiener Grotta is a photographer and author who uses her creativity to nurture and support craft and creativity in others. She shares some interesting insights on the creative process below. Enjoy this special guest blog feature by our… Read more


The DAM Book with Peter Krogh

by Brenda K. Hipsher – April 10th, 2014

Today we welcome Peter Krogh for a guest blog. Peter is the author of The DAM Book. Peter  is a photographer, writer, filmmaker, publisher and consultant. For 30 years, he has created compelling visual images for editorial and commercial clients… Read more


Colour Stylisation – Using Photoshop Adjustments to create individual image styles.

by Javan Bramhall – March 28th, 2014

This is a guest blog by UK Coloratti Mark Wood. Mark is an artist, photographer & training provider; solving technical and creative problems. His creative practice centres on photography and the graphic arts. He initiates personal projects for exhibition and… Read more

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ColorChecker Passport Guest Blog with Matt Madrid

by Brenda K. Hipsher – March 13th, 2014

We welcome Matt Madrid for a guest blog about his experience with X-Rite ColorChecker Passport. Matt is a Video Editor and Videographer in Phoenix, AZ. He graduated from Arizona State University’s Film and Media Production School in 2011, and worked… Read more