Archive for the 'Quick Tips' category


Quick Tip: Saturation vs. Vibrance

by Alan Winslow – September 4th, 2018

Today we are going to take a quick look at the Saturation and Vibrance sliders in Adobe Lightroom. We’re going to discuss where the sliders live, what they do, and the difference between them. Both tools increase the color intensity… Read more

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The Biggest Lesson I’ve Learned in Photography with Coloratti Ashley Karyl

by Dave Mobbs – August 20th, 2018

The number one thing I have learned in my photography career is really simple: always practice good photo technique. If you avoid errors when shooting, you won’t have to fix them later. Get the basics right   This comes down… Read more

The Story behind a landscape

The Story Behind A Landscape Photograph (Part Two)

by Dave Mobbs – July 13th, 2018

In Part Two of our Landscape blog series, we caught up with three more Coloratti Ambassadors: Tom Mackie, Antonio Gaudencio, and Hugo Rodriguez. We found out what they love about their work, and what words of advice they would pass… Read more

Black & White vs. Color Photography

by Dave Mobbs – May 8th, 2018

What is the difference between black and white photography and color photography – aside from the obvious?   According to our two guest Coloratti Ambassadors, there are two key elements for both colour and black and white photography: light for… Read more

The power of HSL Adjustment Layers in Affinity Photo

by Alan Winslow – March 27th, 2018

When editing using Affinity Photo software, we use adjustment layers to make non-destructive corrections to our images. Working inside the Photo Persona in the Affinity Photo, we are going to look at the power of HSL adjustment layers to make… Read more

X-Rite Quick Tip: How Our Prints Look on Different Paper Surface

by Alan Winslow – March 9th, 2018

Characteristics of a paper surface can drastically affect how our final printed images appear. You’ve spent the time in the field or studio making your dream shot. You’ve toned your photo on a calibrated monitor perfecting the final image on… Read more

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Capturing the Perfect Portrait with Coloratti Daniele Barraco

by Dave Mobbs – February 16th, 2018

As a celebrity and portrait photographer, it’s essential for me to be able to capture my subject’s personality in a single image. Equally important is to ensure they are satisfied with the final result. Here are some simple and easy… Read more

Photography in Winter by Coloratti Kevin Mullins

by Dave Mobbs – December 5th, 2017

Photography in winter demands some extra planning and preparation. The first thing to think about when shooting weddings in winter is to be prepared with the right clothes and footwear. Squelching around for hours with cold, wet feet is no… 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