Archive for 'ColorChecker Passport' tag


X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – May 2018

by Dave Mobbs – May 30th, 2018

Here is a round-up of this month’s Coloratti Photos of the Week. In May, it was the turn of Einar Erlendsson, Martin Dörsch, Sanjay Jogia and Marianna Santoni.  Read on if you want to find out more about this month’s… 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

Push Your Camera Profile to the MAX

by Alan Winslow – November 14th, 2017

Fall Foliage and a Custom Camera Profile make a Perfect Pair Whether you’re aware or not, Adobe software attaches a camera profile to each raw image you process in any Adobe program. In this article we look at using a… 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

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

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

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

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

Free Webinar – Aug 4 at 12PM EDT : Perfect Color in Landscape & Portraits

by Sandra Kehoe – August 3rd, 2015

Perfect Color in Landscape & Portraits.  Join host Joe Brady for a free webinar on Aug 04, 2015 at 12:00 PM EDT. Put the Power of the X-Rite ColorChecker Passport in your images! Register now! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/373165818553550593   Join host and… Read more

A Passport to Great and Accurate Color by Coloratti Ian MacDonald-Smith

by Sandra Kehoe – July 10th, 2015

Who wants bad color? If you’re one of the few then read no further. I, however, always want to have the option to start with the best possible color from an image. My genres of landscape and abstract perhaps allow… Read more

How to Get Perfect Color in Portrait & Landscape Photography

by Sandra Kehoe – June 5th, 2015

Photographer and X-Rite Coloratti Joe Brady talks about color in both landscape and portrait photography and easy it is to get great color with the ColorChecker Passport from X-Rite. Getting great color seems like an easy request, doesn’t it? Shouldn’t… Read more

Color Talk with Clay Cook

by Sandra Kehoe – March 30th, 2015

I had the great pleasure to spend time with Clay Cook at the recent International Photography Show in Vegas (WPPI). I was instantly struck with how young he is for such an accomplished photographer, as we sat down together for a… Read more