Archive for the 'How-To' category


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

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

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

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

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

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

Free Webinar: Color as a Storytelling Tool and Video Workflow.

by Sandra Kehoe – November 9th, 2015

Emmy Award win­ning Visual Sto­ry­teller, Tech­nol­ogy Con­sul­tant and Edu­ca­tor, Eduardo Angel shares great insights for color as a storytelling tool and video workflow. Eduardo addresses why color consistency is so essential when shooting motion and discusses the many challenges for… 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

Free Webinar – Great Color From Your Prints – Every Time!

by Sandra Kehoe – September 18th, 2015

Learn How to Get Great Color From Your Prints in this Free Webinar with Coloratti Joe Brady. X-RITE PHOTO presents – Great Color From Your Prints – Every time! in this free webinar with Joe Brady, Pro Portrait & Landscape… Read more