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Getting White Balance Right.

by eduardoangel – December 15th, 2009

By Joe Brady In previous posts, we’ve spoken about all the benefits of creating custom profiles with the ColorChecker Passport, but I’d like to back up a bit and talk about the place that white balance plays in getting the… Read more

HDR and ColorChecker Passport – Part 2.

by eduardoangel – December 11th, 2009

by Brian Matiash My most recent evolution brought me to a very granular place within photography.  It had to do with achieving proper color and tone.  Ensuring that the foundation of what I would be building was correct and true. … Read more

Eddie Tapp and ColorMunki Photo.

by eduardoangel – November 25th, 2009

by Eduardo Angel Eddie Tapp demonstrates ColorMunki Photo on location and in the studio.

ColorChecker Passport – Matching Color Response Under Different Light Sources

by eduardoangel – November 9th, 2009

by Joe Brady I’ve discussed the how’s and why’s of creating and using camera profiles in previous posts. One of the great benefits of having a DNG camera profile is the ability to match the color response or your camera… Read more

ColorChecker Passport comments and reviews.

by eduardoangel – November 3rd, 2009

By Eduardo Angel Sean McCormack is one of the contributing editors at the influential “lightroom-news” blog. On a recent post he says: “as a suitably impressed X-Rite user, the new X-Rite ColorChecker Passport looks like a great tool for easy… Read more

Creating DNG Profiles with the ColorChecker Passport.

by eduardoangel – October 27th, 2009

by Joe Brady In my previous post, I discussed the process of putting the ColorChecker Passport to work during a photo session. Let’s take a look more closely at the DNG Profile creation in Lightroom® with the DNG Profile Export… Read more

ColorChecker Passport – Hands on.

by eduardoangel – October 19th, 2009

by Joe Brady I have been using the new ColorChecker Passport from X-Rite for about a month and now I can’t imagine ever working without one. The hours it has saved me fine-tuning the color in my images is remarkable!… Read more

Lightroom and ColorChecker Passport webinar.

by eduardoangel – October 8th, 2009

by Eduardo Angel Did you miss Tuesday’s Lightroom/Photoshop and ColorChecker Passport webinar? No worries, I’m here for you. Here is the 30-minute video tutorial covering everything from capturing accurate color, enhancing portraits and landscapes, to even creating your own color… Read more

XTreme Rebate.

by eduardoangel – October 6th, 2009

by Eduardo Angel With the i1 XTreme you can profile LCD, CRT and laptops under pretty much any ambient light condition, calibrate scanners (it comes with a reflective scan Target) and digital projectors, and build RGB and CMYK ICC printer… Read more

ColorMunki Contest.

by eduardoangel – October 1st, 2009

by Eduardo Angel How about having fun AND making money? ColorMunki is launching a video contest TODAY and ending on March 31, 2010. It sounds really cool and easy. All you need to do is make a super funny and… Read more

Lightroom Plugin for ColorChecker Passport.

by eduardoangel – September 29th, 2009

by Eduardo Angel Using the Lightroom plugin for the ColorChecker Passport to build a DNG profile is pretty simple. First things first, download and install the ColorChecker Passport software. Done? Good, now open the properly exposed RAW image of the… Read more

On location with Seth Resnick

by eduardoangel – September 17th, 2009

by Eduardo Angel A very cool “behind the scenes” video with the well known and respected photographer Seth Resnick while testing the ColorChecker Passport on location. It is interesting to hear his comments about camera sensors, custom calibration, RAW workflow… Read more