Archive for the 'White Balance' category


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

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

Win ColorMunki Photo and ColorChecker Passport in Breathing Color Go Lyve Photo on Canvas Contest!

by Brenda K. Hipsher – August 25th, 2011

  Holy cow! Here’s another way to win REALLY cool prizes including ColorMunki Photo and ColorChecker Passport. Breathing Color has just launched Go Lyve Photo on Canvas Contest with over $10,000 in prizes. Visit www.breathingcolor.com/blog/go-lyve for all the details and… Read more

X-Rite i1Display Pro Advanced Features | Uniformity Check Guest Blog by Coloratti Dennis Dunbar

by Brenda K. Hipsher – August 16th, 2011

Welcome new Coloratti member Dennis Dunbar! Visit his website at www.dunbardigital.com. Dennis worked for many years with the noted photographer William Warren. He set up his own digital studio in 1991, in the infancy of digital photography. His focus is… Read more

X-Rite August Webinars | Summer Fun

by Brenda K. Hipsher – August 3rd, 2011

X-Rite Photo presents three free Webinar topics this month are sure to help photographers gain new confidence and to learn quick, easy and powerful ways to enhance their color workflow. Color management is always a component in our offerings along… Read more

X-Rite ColorMunki Display Review | Keith Cooper Northlight Images

by Brenda K. Hipsher – August 1st, 2011

The word is getting out and the reviews are starting to come in on ColorMunki Display and i1Display Pro.  Today we’re looking at a review of ColorMunki Display by Keith Cooper of Northlight Images. Keith is a commercial photographer in… Read more

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

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

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

NEW Video! Andy Katz on Color and i1Photo Pro

by Brenda K. Hipsher – April 7th, 2011

We reported yesterday that i1Photo Pro and other i1 Professional solutions are now shipping. Take some time to review all the great new features in this all new software suite by having a look at the product pages for i1Photo… Read more

Coloratti News: Mac Holbert, Palm Springs Photo Festival, and X-Rite Color Management

by Brenda K. Hipsher – February 23rd, 2011

We had a chance to talk with Mac Holbert, the renowned fine art printing expert and educator, recently by phone.  He talked with us about all the educational seminars he’ll be doing this year including Palm Springs Photo Festival and… Read more