Archive for 'ColorChecker' tag


Getting the colour ‘X-Rite’ in post production – Andy Quinn, Digital Compositor, LipSync Post

by Dave Mobbs – July 6th, 2018

Consistency and control – in other words, ensuring there are no unknown variables – is key to making the job of compositing and grading as hassle free as possible. X-Rite’s ColorChecker Video chart is one of the main tools we… Read more

Coloratti POTW June 2018

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – June 2018

by Dave Mobbs – June 28th, 2018

It’s finally summer, with long days of sunlight, beautiful sunsets and opportunities to visit your favourite destinations. It’s no wonder that outdoor photography is so popular and this month we have selected some of our favourite landscape photographs (Coloratti POTW)… Read more

Making the X-Rite ColorChecker

by Alan Winslow – May 23rd, 2018

Ever wonder how your X-Rite ColorChecker is made? The Munsell Color Company, owned by X-Rite and located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, has been in the business of making color for almost a century. Munsell specializes in  developing and producing physical… 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 – 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

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

Getting The Best Tones And Colors In Digital Photography

by Dave Mobbs – January 3rd, 2018

Why aren’t colors always true to life? How do you get the most accurate colors embedded in your workflow? What tools should you use to get the best tones and colors? These are just some of the questions that British… Read more

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

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

Where’s That ColorChecker? A Contest to Celebrate 40 Years

by Dave Mobbs – April 6th, 2016

To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of our X-Rite ColorChecker targets, we have launched a social competition to give away 40 ColorChecker targets! Every 3 days we will post a new famous landmark partially covered by a ColorChecker target. Identify and tell us the NAME of… Read more

A Perfect Fall Photography Destination – Picos de Europa in Northern Spain

by Sandra Kehoe – November 20th, 2015

By X-Rite Coloratti George Jardine Over the years I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to teach Lightroom and digital photography workshops in some of the most visually interesting places around the world, and the adventure travel workshop genre just seems… Read more

ColorTALK with Katrin Eismann – The Emotion of Color

by Sandra Kehoe – July 17th, 2015

We sat recently with the supremely talented Katrin Eismann, Chair, MPS Digital Photography at School of Visual Arts in NYC to get her thoughts and insights on what color means to her. Clearly, Katrin has strong emotional ties to color… Read more

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