Archive for the 'workflow' category


Being productive on the road – with the right colours. By Coloratti Martin Dörsch

by Dave Mobbs – September 24th, 2018

Over the summer, we caught up with Coloratti Martin Dörsch who went on a month-long adventure through France and Germany to see if he could successfully combine travelling with work and achieve consistent colour on the road, with only a… Read more

5 Tips to Photographing Your Local Botanical Garden

by Alan Winslow – July 25th, 2018

Gardens are in full bloom and photographers are grabbing their gear and heading outside to capture the beauty of plants in full bloom. The team here at X-Rite loves color, we’re all Color Perfectionists, so we’re overly excited to break… Read more

The Story behind a landscape

The Story Behind A Landscape Photograph (Part Two)

by Dave Mobbs – July 13th, 2018

In Part Two of our Landscape blog series, we caught up with three more Coloratti Ambassadors: Tom Mackie, Antonio Gaudencio, and Hugo Rodriguez. We found out what they love about their work, and what words of advice they would pass… Read more

Using Camera Profiles in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC 7.3

by Alan Winslow – May 4th, 2018

If you have updated to Adobe Lightroom Classic Creative Cloud  7.3 and Camera Raw 10.3 the X-Rite ColorChecker process has changed slightly. Camera Profiles in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC can be found a the very top of the Basic panel. Users… Read more

Exploring Affinity Photo Editing Software Persona Panels

by Alan Winslow – January 29th, 2018

One of the key features that sets the Affinity Photo editing software apart from other image editing software is the workspace layout. Instead of using a single workspace Affinity opts for breaking the tools up in different workspaces called Personas.… Read more

Affinity Photo Workflow – with Coloratti Martin Dörsch

by Dave Mobbs – January 19th, 2018

Coloratti Martin Dörsch was the host of our most recent webinar on Affinity Photo Workflow. In this webinar, Martin demonstrated common workflow techniques that professional photographers use within Affinity Photo. Find out Martin’s thoughts on Affinity Photo in our post… Read more

Five Essential Archiving Tips for Professional Photographers

by Alan Winslow – January 11th, 2018

Organizing images is time consuming so this article presents five essential archiving tips for professional photographers. We welcome our friend Loni Efron for this special guest blog. She holds quarterly meetings to educate about iArchive and the importance of a thoughtful,… Read more

QUICK TIP: Lightroom Presets

by Alan Winslow – September 25th, 2017

Presets are a great way to streamline your workflow in Adobe Lightroom.… 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

Better Color Better Perception – John Paul Caponigro

by Sandra Kehoe – July 18th, 2017

Great Tools for Great Color – Guest blog by John Paul Caponigro Good tools get the job done well; great tools change the way I see. I’ve found it extremely valuable to consider how each tool I use in my… Read more

X-Rite i1Photo Pro 2

Color Management: The cornerstone of a digital workflow

by Sandra Kehoe – June 19th, 2017

By X-Rite Coloratti Michael Clark Color management is the cornerstone of any digital workflow involving photography or video. In fact, color management, including how your set up your workspace, what monitor you use and how you calibrate and profile that… Read more

How to use a ColorChecker Passport to create consistently excellent color.

by Sandra Kehoe – April 1st, 2017

I recently watched a video on YouTube where a photographer compared a Canon DSLR against a pair of digital medium format cameras. The Canon images were notably red on the skin tones, which the photographer claimed was well known in… Read more