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Quick Tip: ISO and its Effects on our Images

by Alan Winslow – May 18th, 2018

Camera ISO is an often overlooked setting in the world of photography. More often than not, photographers set their cameras to Auto ISO and forget about the feature. Today we’re going to explore this setting so you can make the… Read more

X-Rite Quick Tip: The Rule Of Thirds

by Alan Winslow – March 13th, 2018

The Rule of Thirds is one of the most well-known and important photographic composition rules. Therefore every photographer should understand how to utilize this rule to make dynamic and balanced photographs. However, once we learn the rule, we need to… Read more

X-Rite Quick Tip: Getting Your Best Winter Photo

by Alan Winslow – March 6th, 2018

Winter can be one of the best times to get out and explore your favorite outdoor winter photo spots. Here are some quick tips to get that perfect fresh snow image! Overexpose: Our camera meters are standardized for middle gray,… Read more

QUICK TIP: Lightroom Presets

by Alan Winslow – September 25th, 2017

Presets are a great way to streamline your workflow in Adobe Lightroom.… Read more

icc Profiles

Why we need ICC Profiles and what they actually do.

by Sandra Kehoe – August 29th, 2017

Guest blog by Photographer, Educator and X-Rite Coloratti Martin Bailey Following the release of my video on soft-proofing, I received a few questions that helped me to realize that I need to spend a little time going over the reasons that… Read more

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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

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

Monitor Calibration

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

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

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

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

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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