Archive for the 'Targets' category


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The Story Behind A Landscape Photograph (Part One)

by Dave Mobbs – April 4th, 2018

Landscape can be one of the easiest photography subjects, but you will often find that there is much more to this subject than meets the eye. In this two-part blog series, we sat down with our talented Coloratti Ambassadors to… Read more

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – February 2018

by Dave Mobbs – March 2nd, 2018

It’s time to brush off the February blues and look back at last month’s selection of work from our talented Coloratti Ambassadors. This time, it was the turn of Antonio Gaudencio, Kevin Wilson and Frank Doorhof. Antonio Gaudencio – “The… 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

The Art of Blurring with Jason DiMichele

by Sandra Kehoe – March 29th, 2017

A guest blog by X-Rite Coloratti Jason DiMichele. About Jason DiMichele   Jason is a fine art photographer, printer and educator from Ontario, Canada who specializes in nature and abstract photography. His creative vision is fueled by his love of… 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

ColorChecker Turns 40!

by Sandra Kehoe – March 18th, 2016

It’s hard to believe that the Macbeth ColorChecker Color Rendition Chart, or ColorChecker Classic as it’s known today, has been used in the image reproduction process for the last forty years. What is incredible is that this appears to be… Read more

ColorChecker Software Update 1.1.0

by Dave Mobbs – March 1st, 2016

We’re pleased to announce the recent update of the ColorChecker Camera Calibration Software to version 1.1.0 This new update includes support for images with a file size of 40MB or higher. Users will be prompted to update to the newest version when launching… Read more

Color Finale Supports X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Video

by Sandra Kehoe – December 2nd, 2015

Easy, accurate color correction for video. Color Finale from Color Grading Central is the first color grading solution for video to fully support X-Rite’s new ColorChecker Passport Video target. When the target is included in shot setup, the Color Finale… 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

X-Rite Introduces ColorChecker Video & ColorChecker Passport Video

by Sandra Kehoe – October 22nd, 2015

X-Rite Pantone introduces ColorChecker Targets for VIDEO! X-Rite has long been a provider of color management solutions for the still photographer. As the digital revolution continues we are expanding into the world of professional video with the NEW ColorChecker Video and ColorChecker… Read more

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

How to Get Perfect Color in Portrait & Landscape Photography

by Sandra Kehoe – June 5th, 2015

Photographer and X-Rite Coloratti Joe Brady talks about color in both landscape and portrait photography and easy it is to get great color with the ColorChecker Passport from X-Rite. Getting great color seems like an easy request, doesn’t it? Shouldn’t… Read more