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Stripping back the Colour: Getting back back to basics with Colour Management – Ross Grieve

by Dave Mobbs – May 17th, 2019

I am guilty; I used to calibrate (or try to) my monitor by holding a print next to the screen. Our eyes are very good, but they are not that good at perfecting colour. The first time you custom white… Read more

© Glyn Dewis

Guest blog: Glyn Dewis reviews X-Rite’s i1Studio

by Dave Mobbs – April 25th, 2019

This review was originally posted on Glyn’s website here: https://bit.ly/2Xuybme   Shortly after doing a webinar with XP Distribution, I was asked if I would like to try out the X-Rite i1 Studio; a device that is used for calibrating monitors… Read more

Landscape Photography with Pedro Kin

by Dave Mobbs – October 31st, 2018

People often ask me what does it take to shoot great landscape images? The answer may vary from person to person, as there are so many variables and key components in landscape photography, but here are some of what I would… Read more

Being productive on the road – with the right colours. By Coloratti Martin Dörsch

by Dave Mobbs – September 24th, 2018

Over the summer, we caught up with Coloratti Martin Dörsch who went on a month-long adventure through France and Germany to see if he could successfully combine travelling with work and achieve consistent colour on the road, with only a… 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

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

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

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

QUICK TIP: Lightroom Presets

by Alan Winslow – September 25th, 2017

Presets are a great way to streamline your workflow in Adobe Lightroom.… Read more

icc Profiles

Why we need ICC Profiles and what they actually do.

by Sandra Kehoe – August 29th, 2017

Guest blog by Photographer, Educator and X-Rite Coloratti Martin Bailey Following the release of my video on soft-proofing, I received a few questions that helped me to realize that I need to spend a little time going over the reasons that… Read more

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

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