Archive for the 'Vision' category


X-Rite Coloratti News | John Paul Caponigro on ColorChecker Passport

by Brenda K. Hipsher – July 15th, 2011

ColorChecker Passport is in the bag of thousands of photographers now.  But I still run into folks who are not convinced that using custom DNG camera profiles can really enhance your photographic workflow. Coloratti John Paul Caponigro recently wrote a… Read more

New X-Rite ColorMunki Display and i1Display Pro | Flare Correct

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 29th, 2011

Embedded in both new display profiling solutions is a brand new feature called Flare Correct™. Before the introduction of these new color management solutions all measurements for creating profiles were done with the instrument (the colorimeter or spectrophotometer) placed flat… Read more

X-Rite Color IQ Test | Test Your Color Vision on Calibrated and Profiled Monitor

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 28th, 2011

One of the most popular features on www.xritephoto.com is now linked directly to the blog.  It’s the Color IQ test that lets you evaluate your color vision accuracy by rearranging color patches.  Now it’s important to give yourself the best… Read more

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

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

Coloratti News | Another Day with Jay Maisel by Kelby Training

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 10th, 2011

In the interest of full disclosure… I adore Jay Maisel. I’ve been fortunate to meet him and spend time with him over a few dinners here and there and he’s just the best. He’s brilliant, funny, a great conversationalist. He’s… 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

Color Management Questions | Why are my Prints too Dark?

by Brenda K. Hipsher – May 28th, 2011

A blog reader named Andre asked a question this week. If I color manage my monitor and my printer why are my prints still too dark? Of course each situation is specific and it’s difficult to diagnose each particular working… Read more

Juan Pons Nature Photography Webinar Brought to you by X-Rite and Nik Software

by Brenda K. Hipsher – May 26th, 2011

Here’s a recipe for a successful webinar. Mix these ingredients in liberal portions: X-Rite Photo color management solutions like ColorChecker Passport and Colormunki Photo Nik Software Silver Efex Pro 2 and other Nik Software Juan Pons, nature photographer and educator… 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

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