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ColorChecker Video Workflow with DaVinci Resolve

by Alan Winslow – November 6th, 2018

Welcome back to our ongoing editing workflow series. In this edition independent filmmaker and X-Rite Coloratti Ollie Kenchington will help you better understand the ColorChecker Video charts. These steps will improve the quality of your rushes drastically, getting ideal balance… Read more

Conversation with Coloratti Matthew Jordan Smith

by Alan Winslow – October 12th, 2018

A while back we had the opportunity to sit down with Matthew Jordan Smith in the studio after he wrapped up a shoot. It’s always a pleasure to chat with and learn from working professionals especially ones as friendly and… Read more

ColorChecker Video Workflow – Premiere, FCPX and Resolve

by Alan Winslow – September 18th, 2018

––Are you still deciding on which software you want to tackle in your video workflow? Then we have the tutorial for you! Watch independent filmmaker and X-Rite Coloratti, Ollie Kenchington walk through the process of capture to edit using the… Read more

Quick Tip: Saturation vs. Vibrance

by Alan Winslow – September 4th, 2018

Today we are going to take a quick look at the Saturation and Vibrance sliders in Adobe Lightroom. We’re going to discuss where the sliders live, what they do, and the difference between them. Both tools increase the color intensity… Read more

5 Tips to Photographing Your Local Botanical Garden

by Alan Winslow – July 25th, 2018

Gardens are in full bloom and photographers are grabbing their gear and heading outside to capture the beauty of plants in full bloom. The team here at X-Rite loves color, we’re all Color Perfectionists, so we’re overly excited to break… Read more

Workshop: Developing A Travel Narrative – From Capture to Print

by Alan Winslow – June 25th, 2018

Are you going on a vacation? Traveling to a new and exotic locale? Are you looking to produce images other than the classic tourist images? Does the idea of spending a week on the coast of Maine sound appealing? Well,… Read more

Quick Tip: Increase Print Output with the New i1Studio Black and White Looks

by Alan Winslow – June 13th, 2018

Are prints a crucial part of your photography business? Do you need to produce prints quickly for client proofs to drive sales? A new feature in the I1Studio will help you achieve quick results in five different toning styles. In… Read more

Quick Tip: ISO and its Effects on our Images

by Alan Winslow – May 18th, 2018

Camera ISO is an often overlooked setting in the world of photography. More often than not, photographers set their cameras to Auto ISO and forget about the feature. Today we’re going to explore this setting so you can make the… 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

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

Five Essential Archiving Tips for Professional Photographers

by Alan Winslow – January 11th, 2018

Organizing images is time consuming so this article presents five essential archiving tips for professional photographers. We welcome our friend Loni Efron for this special guest blog. She holds quarterly meetings to educate about iArchive and the importance of a thoughtful,… Read more

Q&A with Tim Grey – X-Rite Coloratti

by Sandra Kehoe – June 12th, 2016

Tim Grey – Photographer, Author, Educator and X-Rite Coloratti answers your questions on Photography, Photo Editing in Lightroom + Photoshop, Color Management and more.     How can I remove color cast from a portion of a picture? The basic… Read more

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