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X-Rite December Webinars

X-Rite December Webinars
X-Rite December Webinars

Unfortunately for a lot of us December brings inclement weather and dropping temperatures. So, why not get your monthly dose of photographic education from the safety and warmth of your home or office with the X-Rite December Webinars? This month we will be presenting two webinars hosted by Joe Brady on some of our most requested topics. Webinar’s are free and have no pre-registration, just visit the pages below at the scheduled time and enjoy! If you can’t make it to the live broadcast, the webinars will of course be available later on our free archive.

 

X-Rite December Webinars

Perfect Color in Portraits and Landscapes

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 1:00pm EST (Live Ustream)

FREE WEBINAR, Presented by Joe Brady

The power of the ColorChecker Passport makes it easy!

Join us for this free online video presentation sponsored by X-Rite as host Joe Brady shows how to get great color for both portrait and landscape subjects. To make this happen we’re going to take a look at one of the most useful and economical tools that every photographer should have in their camera bag – the ColorChecker Passport from X-Rite.

It doesn’t need batteries, it never becomes obsolete. It contains a set of color charts that provide a set of references that combined with software allow you to get the perfect starting point for color under practically any lighting condition. Joe will first show how to get the best color for portrait shoots using ambient light, speedlights and studio lights. Then see how to get great color on a location landscape shoot. Back in the studio, see how to put the ColorChecker Passport to use in both Lightroom and Photoshop to ensure the best color possible. The ColorChecker Passport makes consistent and accurate color easy – add one to your camera bag and get perfect color wherever you go.

Check it out here!

X-Rite December Webinars

Great Color from Your Lab Prints – Every Time

Thursday, December 18, 2014 at 1:00pm EST (Live Ustream)

FREE WEBINAR, Presented by Joe Brady

Would you like to get great tone and color on your lab prints every time? Would you like to send out for large canvas prints and not worry that you just wasted a lot of money because the results were less than great last time you sent for a print?

Join host Joe Brady as he takes you through a few simple steps so that you can be assured that you will get great prints from any professional photo lab. Of course the occasional human error will pop up, but Joe will show step-by-step how to prepare color calibrated digital image files.

To make this happen your need to take control of two steps toward having a consistent color workflow for digital photography:

1. Monitor Calibration and Profiling

2. Soft-proofing in Photoshop and Lightroom

Follow along as we tackle these two important elements from start to finish. When we’re done, you will know the steps you need to take to be confident you have prepared the best file possible for printing at any lab.

Check it out here!

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Get the latest news, special offers, webinar notifications and much more by reading the X-Rite Photo Blog and following @xritephoto on Twitter“Like” X-Rite Photo on Facebook. Now check us out on Google +. Start saving time and money with color management solutions from X-Rite. Visit www.xritephoto.com for information on all color management solutions for video and still photography.

An Introduction to Video Editing and Color Grading with X-Rite and DaVinci Resolve 11

An Introduction to Video Editing and Color Grading with X-Rite and DaVinci Resolve 11
An Introduction to Video Editing and Color Grading with X-Rite and DaVinci Resolve 11

 

DaVinici Resolve

 

On September 23rd at 1pmEDT join Victor Ha as he explores the world of DaVinci Resolve 11 and shows us how X-Rite products can be integrated to help us achieve better color in our video footage.

In this 45-minute webinar, Victor will review DaVinci Resolve’s basic functionality and show us some simple color grading techniques that will guarantee accurate results every time. He will also explain his approach to video editing and how applying some basic concepts can make your workflow simpler and your final results even better. If you’re new to video editing, or just looking for a few tips to help you along, this webinar is perfect for you and will definitely help you reach the next level in your filmmaking journey.

Register HERE!

Experience Level: Beginner

Required Tools: DaVinci Resolve 11 Lite (freedownload), X-Rite ColorChecker Classic or X-Rite ColorChecker Passport

DaVinci Resolve

 

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Learn how you can stop guessing and start knowing with color management solutions from X-Rite at www.xritephoto.com.

Get the latest news, special offers, webinar notifications and much more by reading the X-Rite Photo Blog and following @xritephoto on Twitter“Like” X-Rite Photo on Facebook. Now check us out on Google +. Start saving time and money with color management solutions from X-Rite. Visit www.xritephoto.com for information on all color management solutions for video and still photography.

File Basics: How to Color Calibrate A Camera

File Basics: How to Color Calibrate A Camera

Welcome to File Basics, a new feature to the X-Rite blog where I hope to demystify a lot of the settings and terms associated with building an effective post processing workflow. I worked on the production side of the photo industry for almost a decade and I know that focused, succinct explanations are not only the best way to learn, but can sometimes get you out of a sticky situation. Today I would like to feature a webinar I recorded last month on how to color calibrate a camera.

When beginning to build your photographic workflow getting clean, accurate color out of your camera is an essential first step. Now unlike display calibration, calibrating a camera on the hardware side is not possible. So, our profiling  process must be done on the software side once we move into post production. This is where the X-Rite ColorChecker Passport comes in. It is a very simple and powerful tool for calibrating color on the capture side. The embedded video will teach you how to color calibrate a camera and take you through everything there is to know about the ColorChecker Passport. This is a very easy edition to any photographer’s workflow and it will make a world of difference.

 

I hope you find this information useful when setting up your own post processing workflow. If you have any questions please post them below. When I get enough questions about one topic I will turn to the answer into an article like this one. I hope that with the help of the readers of this blog I can create a good resource for photographers and production artists.

 

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Learn how you can stop guessing and start knowing with color management solutions from X-Rite at www.xritephoto.com.

Get the latest news, special offers, webinar notifications and much more by reading the X-Rite Photo Blog and following @xritephoto on Twitter“Like” X-Rite Photo on Facebook. Now check us out on Google +. Start saving time and money with color management solutions from X-Rite. Visit www.xritephoto.com for information on all color management solutions for video and still photography.

Congratulations to this week’s #ColorCheckerContest winner Michael Douglas!

Congratulations to this week’s #ColorCheckerContest winner Michael Douglas!
Congratulations to this week’s #ColorCheckerContest winner Michael Douglas!

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By entering this shot in the #ColorCheckerContest Michael snagged himself a ColorMunki Display and a chance to win the grand prize of a signed 13×19 print from Coloratti Greg Gorman! For more of Michael’s work head to MikeDouglasPhotography.com or follow him on Twitter @CPepPaparazzi and on Instagram CPepPaparazzi.

Keep sharing your ColorChecker Passport images with the #ColorCheckerContest! To learn more about the Where in the World is Your ColorChecker Passport contest Click Here

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Learn how you can stop guessing and start knowing with color management solutions from X-Rite at www.xritephoto.com.

Get the latest news, special offers, webinar notifications and much more by reading the X-Rite Photo Blog and following @xritephoto on Twitter“Like” X-Rite Photo on Facebook. Now check us out on Google +. Start saving time and money with color management solutions from X-Rite. Visit www.xritephoto.com for information on all color management solutions for video and still photography.