Archive for the 'workflow' category


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Q&A with Tim Grey – X-Rite Coloratti

by Sandra Kehoe – May 12th, 2016

Tim Grey – Photographer, Author, Educator and X-Rite Coloratti answers your questions on Photography, Photo Editing in Lightroom + Photoshop, Color Management and more.     How can I remove color cast from a portion of a picture? The basic… Read more

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Panoramic Photography Techniques With Coloratti Hugo Rodriguez – Updated with 360 panorama links

by Dave Mobbs – April 19th, 2016

In this blog, Coloratti Hugo Rodriguez explores one of his passions, panoramic photography, and the techniques, effects and equipment needed to master this type of photography. Panorama photography is really fascinating. It’s the only photographic technique which lets you capture wide… Read more

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5 Tips on Retouching Photographs for Better Composition

by Dave Mobbs – March 29th, 2016

X-Rite Coloratti Federico Chiesa is an Italian photographer and retoucher, who mainly shoots for advertising, but also focuses on street and fashion photography. Federico shares his top tips on retouching photographs, specifically how he brings together backgrounds with studio shot… 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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How To Avoid Over Sharpening Your Images

by Sandra Kehoe – January 15th, 2016

How to avoid over sharpening your images – what to look for and what to do about it. By X-Rite Coloratti Master John Paul Caponigro     Identifying and developing a sensitivity for the artifacts digital sharpening produces will help… Read more

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Some Great Tips From Our Coloratti in 2015

by Dave Mobbs – December 29th, 2015

This year, the X-Rite Coloratti have been blogging about photographing the subjects they’re most passionate about. It’s certainly given us some great insights into the way some of the world’s leading photographers think and work, but also some stunning images… Read more

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Introduction to the Art of Photo Stitching

by Sandra Kehoe – December 21st, 2015

Guest Blog By X-Rite Coloratti Jason DiMichele Introduction to the Art of Photo Stitching For those not familiar with the term photo stitching, it refers to taking a number of slightly overlapped photos and using software to combine them into… Read more

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Perfect Color in Lightroom with Tim Grey

by Sandra Kehoe – December 21st, 2015

Have you ever been frustrated by colors that are less than perfect when optimizing or sharing your photos in Lightroom? In this webinar, Tim Grey – Photographer, Author, Educator and X-Rite Coloratti, shares tips that will help you ensure you… Read more

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X-Rite collaborates with Wacom to deliver Wacom Color Manager for Cintiq.

by Sandra Kehoe – December 10th, 2015

Wacom® recently announced the launch of Wacom Color Manager, the company’s new color calibration solution designed for photographers, designers and other creative professionals who want color accuracy across their workflow. The new Wacom Color Manager combines a colorimeter calibrator and custom… 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