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Video Blog – Competition Winner Shares His Netherlands Experience with Coloratti Frank Doorhof

by Dave Mobbs – May 12th, 2017

Experiencing a five-day photography workshop with renowned Dutch fashion photographer, X-Rite Coloratti and author of Mastering the Model Shoot, Frank Doorhof is a ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’, one that Mark Wareing from the UK won in our recent competition. It was an… Read more

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

by Sandra Kehoe – March 30th, 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

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The Art of Blurring with Jason DiMichele

by Sandra Kehoe – March 29th, 2017

A guest blog by X-Rite Coloratti Jason DiMichele. Jason is a fine art photographer, printer and educator from Ontario, Canada who specializes in nature and abstract photography. His creative vision is fueled by his love of the outdoors and explorative… Read more

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Communicating with Color and Light

by Sandra Kehoe – February 28th, 2017

A guest blog by Caroline Jensen  Caroline Jensen is an award-winning photographic artist and Educator living on the wild prairie of Southern Minnesota with her husband, four children and many pets. She is a natural light photographer specializing in emotive… Read more

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Digital Printing Guide: Monitor Calibration

by Sandra Kehoe – January 18th, 2017

By John Paul Caponigro   Profile Your Monitor If you want to display your images accurately, and make sophisticated decisions about how they will look, you need to calibrate your monitor. The ICC profile created by monitor calibration will help… Read more

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Street Photography Essentials

by Dave Mobbs – January 10th, 2017

Street Photography Essentials by X-Rite Coloratti Kevin Mullins. By trade, I’m a professional documentary and wedding photographer. I shoot a lot of my wedding work in monochrome, perhaps because I’m drawn to the more emotive moments at weddings. I love… Read more

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A Journey Through Color – Coloratti Ashley Karyl

by Dave Mobbs – December 7th, 2016

Sooner or later, every photographer wonders why the colors in an image are all wrong and the questions always end with the same answer. They need a properly color managed workflow. My photographic journey towards color management ironically started in… Read more

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Getting Your Perfect Color in Photo and Video

by Dave Mobbs – November 25th, 2016

By X-Rite Coloratti Master Frank Doorhof Everyone can agree that color brings out emotion. Don’t get me wrong, I love black and white photography (and sometimes even in films) but color brings out so much more… when used correctly that… Read more

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Controlling Color and Light When Fusing Still and Moving Images – Sanjay Jogia

by Dave Mobbs – October 4th, 2016

Sanjay Jogia and his wife Roshni Jogia run a successful WPPI & SWPP award winning luxury destination wedding photography business based in London, and has been recently featured as one of the 6 Best Wedding Photographers in the World by… Read more

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From Photographer to Filmmaker with Mark Wood

by Dave Mobbs – August 25th, 2016

In this latest blog, we asked Professional Photographer, Educator, and X-Rite Coloratti, Mark Wood to describe his recent journey from photographer to filmmaker. Over 30% of photographers are also making this transition into video and we thought we’d share Mark’s experiences for… Read more

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The ColorChecker Video Workflow – Premiere, FCPX and Resolve

by Dave Mobbs – July 12th, 2016

By Coloratti Ollie Kenchington On-Shoot Video Workflow The X-Rite Colorchecker Video is an essential part of my video workflow and kit and it goes out with me on every shoot. This article should help you get the best out of these… Read more

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Two Keys to Accurate Prints with Tim Grey

by Sandra Kehoe – July 7th, 2016

There’s no question that color management is a somewhat complicated topic. But as photographers, we don’t need to fully understand all of the complexity of color management in order to produce prints with consistent and predictable color. In fact, there… Read more