Black & White vs. Color Photography

by Dave Mobbs – May 8th, 2018

What is the difference between black and white photography and color photography – aside from the obvious?   According to our two guest Coloratti Ambassadors, there are two key elements for both colour and black and white photography: light for… 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

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – April 2018

by Dave Mobbs – April 26th, 2018

It was a month of #throwbackthursday on our Facebook and Twitter channels – we shared the work of our talented Coloratti Ambassadors, including Ross Grieve, Nathan Portlock-Allan and Chris Ball. Ross Grieve – Anantara Hotels New Zealand born, Ross Grieve… Read more

X-Rite Quick Tip: Six Tips to Produce a Mouth-Watering Food Photograph

by Alan Winslow – April 19th, 2018

Have you ever wondered how to capture an eye-popping mouth-watering food photograph? We traveled to New Orleans to take in all the sights, sounds and flavors to develop six tips to get you started on your path to better and… Read more

Sit Down with Coloratti Eddie Tapp

by Alan Winslow – April 16th, 2018

We love to hear different ways photographers are using the craft to solve problems for clients. Coloratti Eddie Tapp recently sat down with us to share an exciting project MGM Resorts International proposed and how he helped solve it with… Read more

Annual Juried Exhibition @ ilon Art Gallery Harlem

by Brenda K. Hipsher – April 5th, 2018

The annual juried exhibition at ilon Art Gallery in Harlem is still accepting entries but the deadline is fast approaching. X-Rite Photo is proud to be part of this annual exhibition. Images will be chosen for an exhibition at ilon… Read more

Ice Cave © Chantal Lichtenberg

The Story Behind A Landscape Photograph (Part One)

by Dave Mobbs – April 4th, 2018

Landscape can be one of the easiest photography subjects, but you will often find that there is much more to this subject than meets the eye. In this two-part blog series, we sat down with our talented Coloratti Ambassadors to… Read more

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – March 2018

by Dave Mobbs – March 29th, 2018

During the first month of spring, we shared the work of our brilliant Coloratti Ambassadors on our Facebook and Twitter channels. This month it was the turn of filmmaker Ollie Kenchington, landscape photographer Duarte Sol and colour management expert Giuseppe… Read more

The power of HSL Adjustment Layers in Affinity Photo

by Alan Winslow – March 27th, 2018

When editing using Affinity Photo software, we use adjustment layers to make non-destructive corrections to our images. Working inside the Photo Persona in the Affinity Photo, we are going to look at the power of HSL adjustment layers to make… Read more

X-Rite Quick Tip: The Rule Of Thirds

by Alan Winslow – March 13th, 2018

The Rule of Thirds is one of the most well-known and important photographic composition rules. Therefore every photographer should understand how to utilize this rule to make dynamic and balanced photographs. However, once we learn the rule, we need to… Read more

X-Rite Quick Tip: How Our Prints Look on Different Paper Surface

by Alan Winslow – March 9th, 2018

Characteristics of a paper surface can drastically affect how our final printed images appear. You’ve spent the time in the field or studio making your dream shot. You’ve toned your photo on a calibrated monitor perfecting the final image on… Read more

X-Rite Quick Tip: Getting Your Best Winter Photo

by Alan Winslow – March 6th, 2018

Winter can be one of the best times to get out and explore your favorite outdoor winter photo spots. Here are some quick tips to get that perfect fresh snow image! Overexpose: Our camera meters are standardized for middle gray,… Read more

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