Archive for 'White Balance' tag


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Communicating with Color and Light

by Sandra Kehoe – February 28th, 2017

A guest blog by Caroline Jensen  Caroline Jensen is an award-winning photographic artist and Educator living on the wild prairie of Southern Minnesota with her husband, four children and many pets. She is a natural light photographer specializing in emotive… Read more

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From Photographer to Filmmaker with Mark Wood

by Dave Mobbs – August 25th, 2016

In this latest blog, we asked Professional Photographer, Educator, and X-Rite Coloratti, Mark Wood to describe his recent journey from photographer to filmmaker. Over 30% of photographers are also making this transition into video and we thought we’d share Mark’s experiences for… Read more

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Color Management for Digital Photographers | White Balance and Camera Profiles

by Brenda K. Hipsher – February 24th, 2014

This is the third in our five part series called Color Management for Digital Photographers. Today we will deal with issues concerning the captured image in the camera.  First we need to talk about those of you who do not… Read more

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Your Questions | Using X-Rite ColorChecker Passport in Lightroom

by Brenda K. Hipsher – November 22nd, 2013

We’re beginning a new series here where we directly address some of your questions that you send either in comments here on the blog or on Facebook or Twitter.  Our first question comes from Facebook. I have Color Checker Passport.… Read more

Coloratti News | Welcome Daniele Barraco

by Brenda K. Hipsher – January 24th, 2012

Please welcome Coloratti Daniele Barraco. Daniele is from Italy and specializes in portrait and celebrity photography. He is an X-Rite solutions user and knows first hand the beauty of a color managed digital workflow. Monitor calibration is an absolute must… Read more

Coloratti News | Mark Wallace on X-Rite ColorChecker Passport

by Brenda K. Hipsher – September 27th, 2011

Our good friend Coloratti Mark Wallace of snapfactory fame produces a wealth of educational material. His very latest upload to AdoramaTV is called Using the ColorChecker Passport: Ep 209. This episode is an in depth 20 minute tutorial on using… Read more

X-Rite Color IQ Test | Test Your Color Vision on Calibrated and Profiled Monitor

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 28th, 2011

One of the most popular features on www.xritephoto.com is now linked directly to the blog.  It’s the Color IQ test that lets you evaluate your color vision accuracy by rearranging color patches.  Now it’s important to give yourself the best… Read more

NEW X-Rite i1 Professional Solutions Shipping!

by Brenda K. Hipsher – April 6th, 2011

i1Photo Pro has Landed featuring all new i1Profiler software The long awaited day is here!  X-Rite i1 Professional solutions, which includes the new i1Photo Pro, are now available. Each solution features the all-new i1Profiler software application designed to delivers superior… Read more

More Accurate Color with X-Rite ColorChecker Passport

by Brenda K. Hipsher – January 28th, 2011

Today we welcome a guest blogger, Leslie McDaniel. Her blog called Leslie McDaniel Photography caught our eye with this piece. Thanks to our Bill Gratton of MAC-on-Campus for forwarding her blog to us.  Leslie is a recent graduate of Montana… Read more

X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Video

by Brenda K. Hipsher – January 24th, 2011

If you’ve heard of ColorChecker Passport or seen one at a show and just haven’t quite taken the time to look carefully… here’s your chance.  Joe Brady walks you through what it does and how to use it step by… Read more

On Site | Optimize your Monitor – Step One in Color Management

by Brenda K. Hipsher – January 20th, 2011

There’s one thing you can do to improve your photography, improve your print output, increase your enjoyment of your photography…. PROFILE YOUR MONITOR!  When I’m out in the field I’m asked all the time, “Why don’t my prints match my… Read more

X-Rite Seasons of Color Photo Contest Winners ColorChecker Passport

by Brenda K. Hipsher – November 23rd, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher We’re into Week 7 of our 12 week photo contest called Seasons of Color based on a color of the week from the PANTONE PLUS® collection. If you haven’t seen the entries you’re in for a… Read more