Archive for the 'Guest Blog' category


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

Landscape Photography with Pedro Kin

by Dave Mobbs – October 31st, 2018

People often ask me what does it take to shoot great landscape images? The answer may vary from person to person, as there are so many variables and key components in landscape photography, but here are some of what I would… Read more

Conversation with Filmmaker and Colorist Ollie Kenchington

by Alan Winslow – October 9th, 2018

Today we sit down with Ollie Kenchington owner and lead colorist at Korro Films. Ollie is not only a colorist but an experienced and sought-after filmmaker, educator and editor. X-Rite was fortunate enough to have him produce our ColorChecker XL… Read more

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – August 2018

by Dave Mobbs – August 30th, 2018

This month we shared the fantastic work of our gifted Coloratti Ambassadors on Facebook and Twitter. In August, it was the turn of landscape photographer Antonio Gaudencio, talented Frank Doorhof, commercial photographer Joan Boira and wedding photographer Sanjay Jogia. Antonio… 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

Five Essential Archiving Tips for Professional Photographers

by Alan Winslow – January 11th, 2018

Organizing images is time consuming so this article presents five essential archiving tips for professional photographers. We welcome our friend Loni Efron for this special guest blog. She holds quarterly meetings to educate about iArchive and the importance of a thoughtful,… Read more

Better Color Better Perception – John Paul Caponigro

by Sandra Kehoe – July 18th, 2017

Great Tools for Great Color – Guest blog by John Paul Caponigro Good tools get the job done well; great tools change the way I see. I’ve found it extremely valuable to consider how each tool I use in my… Read more

The Art of Blurring with Jason DiMichele

by Sandra Kehoe – March 29th, 2017

A guest blog by X-Rite Coloratti Jason DiMichele. About Jason DiMichele   Jason is a fine art photographer, printer and educator from Ontario, Canada who specializes in nature and abstract photography. His creative vision is fueled by his love of… Read more

Communicating with Color and Light

by Sandra Kehoe – February 28th, 2017

A guest blog by Caroline Jensen  Caroline Jensen is an award-winning photographic artist and Educator living on the wild prairie of Southern Minnesota with her husband, four children and many pets. She is a natural light photographer specializing in emotive… Read more

Street Photography Essentials

by Dave Mobbs – January 10th, 2017

Street Photography Essentials by X-Rite Coloratti Kevin Mullins. By trade, I’m a professional documentary and wedding photographer. I shoot a lot of my wedding work in monochrome, perhaps because I’m drawn to the more emotive moments at weddings. I love… Read more

A Journey Through Color – Coloratti Ashley Karyl

by Dave Mobbs – December 7th, 2016

Sooner or later, every photographer wonders why the colors in an image are all wrong and the questions always end with the same answer. They need a properly color managed workflow. My photographic journey towards color management ironically started in… Read more

Getting Your Perfect Color in Photo and Video

by Dave Mobbs – November 25th, 2016

By X-Rite Coloratti Master Frank Doorhof Everyone can agree that color brings out emotion. Don’t get me wrong, I love black and white photography (and sometimes even in films) but color brings out so much more… when used correctly that… Read more