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

Exploring Affinity Photo Editing Software Cropping Features

by Alan Winslow – March 5th, 2018

Cropping can take an ordinary image and transform it into a portfolio piece. The Affinity Photo editing software offers excellent tools for both practical and artistic cropping. Let’s take a quick look! Working in the Photo Persona , the crop… Read more

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – February 2018

by Dave Mobbs – March 2nd, 2018

It’s time to brush off the February blues and look back at last month’s selection of work from our talented Coloratti Ambassadors. This time, it was the turn of Antonio Gaudencio, Kevin Wilson and Frank Doorhof. Antonio Gaudencio – “The… Read more

Coloratti News : Sanjay Jogia at WPPI 2018

by Dave Mobbs – February 22nd, 2018

Weddings are a one-time event, so the wedding photographer has to prepare for anything and everything. Not only that, but the days when carefully orchestrated portraits were in fashion are long gone. This is why it’s the photographer’s duty to… Read more

i1Studio v1.1

X-Rite i1Studio v1.1 Software Update is LIVE!

by Brenda K. Hipsher – February 20th, 2018

X-Rite i1Studio, the latest addition to the i1 line of professional color management solutions, is already getting a software update, i1Studio v1.1, that will add even more flexibility and efficiency to your workflow. Built on the popular i1Profiler code base,… Read more

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Capturing the Perfect Portrait with Coloratti Daniele Barraco

by Dave Mobbs – February 16th, 2018

As a celebrity and portrait photographer, it’s essential for me to be able to capture my subject’s personality in a single image. Equally important is to ensure they are satisfied with the final result. Here are some simple and easy… Read more

A Sit Down with Photographer and Artist Andrew Morocho

by Alan Winslow – February 8th, 2018

We sat down with Andrew Morocho, a 23-year-old NYC based artist, mixing photographing and other media to explore themes of sexual orientation, and race. Q: Do you consider yourself an artist or photographer? What got you interested in photography? A:… Read more

X-Rite’s Top 5 Trends for 2018

by Dave Mobbs – February 1st, 2018

Black and White According to Rachel Talibart, Black and White Photographer of the Year, timeless black and white photography will be one of the ruling trends in 2018. The best black and white photography emphasises the differences between elements in… 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

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