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COLOR MANAGEMENT: THE CORNERSTONE OF A DIGITAL WORKFLOW

by Sandra Kehoe – June 19th, 2017

COLOR MANAGEMENT: THE CORNERSTONE OF A DIGITAL WORKFLOW By X-Rite Coloratti Michael Clark Color management, which involves a whole host of things–part of which is calibrating and profiling your monitor–is the cornerstone of any digital workflow involving photography or video.… Read more

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How to use a ColorChecker Passport to create consistently excellent color.

by Sandra Kehoe – April 1st, 2017

I recently watched a video on YouTube where a photographer compared a Canon DSLR against a pair of digital medium format cameras. The Canon images were notably red on the skin tones, which the photographer claimed was well known in… Read more

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Digital Printing Guide: Monitor Calibration

by Sandra Kehoe – January 18th, 2017

By John Paul Caponigro   Profile Your Monitor If you want to display your images accurately, and make sophisticated decisions about how they will look, you need to calibrate your monitor. The ICC profile created by monitor calibration will help… Read more

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From Photographer to Filmmaker with Mark Wood

by Dave Mobbs – August 25th, 2016

In this latest blog, we asked Professional Photographer, Educator, and X-Rite Coloratti, Mark Wood to describe his recent journey from photographer to filmmaker. Over 30% of photographers are also making this transition into video and we thought we’d share Mark’s experiences for… Read more

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X-Rite Photography Webinars – JULY 2016

by Sandra Kehoe – June 30th, 2016

Learn how to improve your photography with our free educational photography webinars during the month of July hosted by members of the X-Rite Coloratti community of professional Photographers, Educators & Authors. July 12th, 2016 X-Rite Photo & Video presents: Evaluating Your Photos with… Read more

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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

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Panoramic Photography Techniques With Coloratti Hugo Rodriguez – Updated with 360 panorama links

by Dave Mobbs – April 19th, 2016

In this blog, Coloratti Hugo Rodriguez explores one of his passions, panoramic photography, and the techniques, effects and equipment needed to master this type of photography. Panorama photography is really fascinating. It’s the only photographic technique which lets you capture wide… Read more

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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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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

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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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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