Archive for the 'Perception' category


Mystical Morning – The Journey And The Destination by Coloratti Jason DiMichele

by Sandra Kehoe – June 16th, 2015

Guest blog by X-Rite Coloratti Jason DiMichele Many times we are fixated on getting to that favorite shooting location that we forget to pay attention to the happenings around us. In these days of not having enough time, there’s a… Read more


2014 Flame Challenge Winning Video Explains “What is Color?”

by Jeff Lazell – June 11th, 2014

In case you were not aware, every year the Alan Alda Center For Communicating Science holds the “Flame Challenge” to test the scientist’s ability to communicate with the general public. They do this by posing basic, but surprisingly difficult questions and requesting that the… Read more

Even MORE on Color from John Paul Caponigro

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 13th, 2011

Coloratti John Paul Caponigro has been writing and writing and writing about color the past couple of weeks.  We’ve featured him on two recent blog posts.  Read these posts  The Color of Temperature and More on Color in addition to… Read more

X-Rite Color Management for Photography | It’s Good to be GREEN!

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 9th, 2011

I’ve been thinking alot lately about what it means to be “GREEN.”  I’m talking about the kind of environmental awareness that keeps me sorting my recyclables from my trash, recycling my paper and cardboard, thinking about the packaging of the… Read more

Coloratti News | Seth Resnick Two Visions Collide

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 7th, 2011

Earlier this year we featured Coloratti Seth Resnick here on the blog. Click here to check out that post from February. There’s an audio clip there in which he talks about this same phenomenon he’s highlighted on his blog yesterday.… Read more

Coloratti News | John Paul Caponingro MORE on Color

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 6th, 2011

Coloratti John Paul Caponigro has really had color on his mind lately.  We featured a blog last week on Coloratti News about his post “The Color of Temperature.” Late last week he produced two more posts on his blog looking… Read more

Color Management by X-Rite | Why Calibrate and Profile a Monitor?

by Brenda K. Hipsher – May 23rd, 2011

Seriously… why do we need to go to all the time, trouble and expense of profiling our computer monitor?  When I’m out in the field people consistently say to me, “My prints don’t match my monitor.”  The first question I… 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

Emerge Contest Winners Announced

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 23rd, 2010

Brenda K. Hipsher The Emerge contest winners have been announced! And I’ve been enjoying the winners’ images this evening.  There are some amazing photographs in this group.  First, second, and third place winners plus honorable mentions were chosen in 5… Read more

X-Rite Photo Learning Center: Color Management, Color Profiles, Why? How-to

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 20th, 2010

by Brenda K. HipsherThis is only formatting text Formatting text only When I visit schools and work trade shows the most common issue that digital photographers face is getting prints that match your monitor.  Whether you print in your studio… 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

John Paul Caponigro at Blurb "How to Make a Gorgeous Photo Book" in Toronto

by Brenda K. Hipsher – May 20th, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher What a great event we’re just wrapping up in Toronto featuring John Paul Caponigro speaking for Blurb.  Suzanne is going through the specifications of what is available using Booksmart, the easy to use software that is… Read more