Archive for the 'Targets' category


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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

File Basics: How to Color Calibrate A Camera

by Jeff Lazell – August 19th, 2014

Welcome to File Basics, a new feature to the X-Rite blog where I hope to demystify a lot of the settings and terms associated with building an effective post processing workflow. I worked on the production side of the photo… Read more

X-Rite ColorChecker and Video at Hallmark Institute of Photography

by Brenda K. Hipsher – February 13th, 2012

X-Rite ColorChecker Classic has been the most photographed object on the planet for over 30 years.  From way back in film days professional photographers have known that taking a shot of a ColorChecker is the way to insure a color… Read more

Coloratti News | Mark Wallace on X-Rite ColorChecker Passport

by Brenda K. Hipsher – September 27th, 2011

Our good friend Coloratti Mark Wallace of snapfactory fame produces a wealth of educational material. His very latest upload to AdoramaTV is called Using the ColorChecker Passport: Ep 209. This episode is an in depth 20 minute tutorial on using… Read more

“Get the colours right…” | X-Rite ColorChecker Passport User

by Brenda K. Hipsher – September 22nd, 2011

“I use the CCPassport in every shot I can,” says Stephen Bollingerof Australia. Last week he published a short but informative article on X-Rite ColorChecker Passport on his “Production Diary.”  The entry is called “Get the colours right…”He begins with… Read more