Archive for the 'Lighting' category


NEW X-Rite i1Display Pro | Perfectly Amazing

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 24th, 2011

The new i1Display Pro colorimeter is a beautiful, compact, powerhouse of display color management. The i1Display Pro device features an advanced, high-end, optical system with custom-designed filters that provide a near perfect match to the color perception of the human… Read more

NEW X-Rite ColorMunki Display | Simply Amazing

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 23rd, 2011

Today we’ll take a closer look at the new ColorMunki Display from X-Rite.  The advanced hardware design is complete with a new optical system that features near perfect color matching. First let’s take a look at the device itself.  It… Read more

X-Rite Color Management | Color Basics

by Brenda K. Hipsher – May 25th, 2011

Color management in digital photography is essential for getting accurate, repeatable color. As we’ve recently discussed calibrating and profiling your monitor is the starting point for any color managed workflow and critical color editing. While understanding the nuances and specifics… Read more

More Accurate Color with X-Rite ColorChecker Passport

by Brenda K. Hipsher – January 28th, 2011

Today we welcome a guest blogger, Leslie McDaniel. Her blog called Leslie McDaniel Photography caught our eye with this piece. Thanks to our Bill Gratton of MAC-on-Campus for forwarding her blog to us.  Leslie is a recent graduate of Montana… Read more

On Site | Optimize your Monitor – Step One in Color Management

by Brenda K. Hipsher – January 20th, 2011

There’s one thing you can do to improve your photography, improve your print output, increase your enjoyment of your photography…. PROFILE YOUR MONITOR!  When I’m out in the field I’m asked all the time, “Why don’t my prints match my… Read more

On Site | Monitor Luminance vs. Brightness

by Brenda K. Hipsher – January 8th, 2011

by Brenda K. Hipsher Ever wonder what the difference is between the terms luminance and brightness?  These terms are generally used in connection with the light level output of a monitor or display.  We know that having this brightness or… Read more

X-Rite i1Photo Pro – Professional Color Management for Photographers i1Profiler

by Brenda K. Hipsher – October 28th, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher New Software i1Profiler Announced today i1Photo Pro Professional Color Management Solution for professional photographers. Designed to accommodate all levels of proficiency and expertise, the high performance i1Photo Pro is specifically targeted to meet the unique needs… Read more

Color Shorts: Framing and Exposing X-Rite ColorChecker Passport

by Brenda K. Hipsher – September 22nd, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher Check out the next video in the Color Shorts series on framing and exposing ColorChecker Passport.  Leave us a comment and let us know what you think about his video and the entire series by Eduardo… Read more

Color Shorts: Dual Illuminant Camera Profiles X-Rite ColorChecker Passport

by Brenda K. Hipsher – September 6th, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher This is the first in a series of video “shorts” on various aspects of X-Rite ColorChecker Passport.  Eduardo Angel produced this series for us.  These short videos are fun to watch and give you real information… Read more

HDR and ColorChecker Passport – Part 1.

by eduardoangel – September 1st, 2010

This post was originally published in December 2009. I’ve just met and am getting to know Brian Matiash and since HDR photography is growing by leaps and bounds I wanted to share it with you again now.  Visit www.brianmatiash.com for… Read more

Monitor to Print Matching on Scott Bourne's Photofocus

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 18th, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher these letteres are here only for correct spacing and formating I discovered Part 4 of a series called Monitor to Print Matching on Scott Bourne’s Photofocus. This is a really well laid out series that details… Read more

Coloratti News – iPhone Apps by Rick Sammon

by Brenda K. Hipsher – May 25th, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher This text is for formatting prposes only. I’m downloading iPhone Apps this morning. Now on its own there’s nothing particularly unusual about that.  I’ve been known to use my iPhone for everything from business emails, to… Read more