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An A2 sized black and white print – Keith Cooper

by Dave Mobbs – February 19th, 2019

Over the years I’ve taken many landscape and architectural photos with the specific aim of making black and white prints from them. Sometimes I get to revisit an older image, such as when I was recently asked for a large… Read more

Guest Post: Thibault Roland – Why Color is Important in B&W Photography

by Alan Winslow – January 2nd, 2019

Today’s guest blog comes from the talented Thibault Roland.  Thibault is a black and white fine art photographer from Portland, Oregon. He will be discussing why it is necessary to color calibrate your monitor and printer even if your goal… Read more

5 steps to better prints and photography – Coloratti Keith Cooper

by Dave Mobbs – December 12th, 2018

Why spending time getting your prints right can benefit all of your photography   1. Setting things up Great printing comes from having a consistent workflow right from capturing your shot. Any weak links in the chain will show in… Read more

Challenge Yourself with Black and White in Colorful Locations!

by Alan Winslow – August 28th, 2018

Whenever we head out to photograph a new location, we are looking to expand our practice, push ourselves, and capture exciting moments. Earlier this month we hit the road and went to Newport Beach, California to explore. Before we set… 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

Street Photography Essentials

by Dave Mobbs – January 10th, 2017

Street Photography Essentials by X-Rite Coloratti Kevin Mullins. By trade, I’m a professional documentary and wedding photographer. I shoot a lot of my wedding work in monochrome, perhaps because I’m drawn to the more emotive moments at weddings. I love… Read more

A Journey Through Color – Coloratti Ashley Karyl

by Dave Mobbs – December 7th, 2016

Sooner or later, every photographer wonders why the colors in an image are all wrong and the questions always end with the same answer. They need a properly color managed workflow. My photographic journey towards color management ironically started in… Read more

Canon imagePROGRAF PRO1000 – Innovations in Printing

by Dave Mobbs – February 2nd, 2016

Innovations in printing have meant that professional photographers now have a greater range of affordable hardware to meet their needs, from printers with in-built color management tools to calibrators like X-Rite’s ColorMunki Photo. There is however a benefit to using… Read more

Learn From a Pro: Vincent Versace Takes over B&H for a Whole Week!

by Jeff Lazell – August 21st, 2014

This September Coloratti and Nikon Ambassador Vincent Versace is going to be taking over NYC with a whole week of classes in and around B&H. This is an amazing opportunity to soak in all the knowledge you can from not… Read more

#ColorCheckerContest Grand Prize Judge: Greg Gorman

by Jeff Lazell – August 11th, 2014

“For me a photograph is most successful when it doesn’t answer all the questions, but leaves something to the imagination” X-Rite’s Where in the World is Your ColorChecker Passport? contest is running into it’s second month, so we wanted to… Read more

Coloratti News | The Power of Black and White

by Brenda K. Hipsher – April 16th, 2011

Piet Van den Eynde is more than a Belgian freelance photographer.  Piet writes books and magazine articles and does a lot of training about digital photography, workflow, and post-processing. And he has a blog called More Than Words. He uses… Read more