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Introducing The NEW i1Photo Pro 3 Plus

by Dave Mobbs – August 15th, 2019

The new i1Photo Pro 3 Plus is a spectral color measurement solution specifically designed for professional photographers who print on challenging textured and glossy photo media looking for the most accurate color in their RGB print workflows. i1Photo Pro 3… Read more

My ColorChecker Classic XL Workflow – Ratko Asanovic

by Dave Mobbs – July 12th, 2019

Every camera captures color differently. There are many reasons why; it could be its sensor or perhaps how the camera handles white balance, or it might even be a cameras image processor. Every lens will react differently. Whatever the reason for… Read more

Introducing the Latest Additions to our ColorChecker Family!

by Dave Mobbs – June 18th, 2019

Can you believe it’s been over 40 years since the original ColorChecker Classic was created? Since then the Classic has been instrumental in helping photographers and filmmakers ensure that their color is perfect from the moment they capture the image.… Read more

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

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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

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

Part 2 ColorChecker: i1Studio Workflow with RC Conception

by Alan Winslow – January 22nd, 2019

Have you ever wondered how to use your X-Rite ColorChecker Classic Mini or X-Rite ColorChecker Passport? Well in part two of our i1Studio workflow series RC Conception will show you exactly how.… 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

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FASCINATOR – A fashion project created by the Maria Ward School, Bamberg

by Dave Mobbs – November 17th, 2018

Earlier this month we shared a picture from Coloratti Jürgen Strahm from his project “Fascinator”. Today we are sharing the wonderful story behind our Photo of the Week. Read below to find it out! Everybody’s wearing hats!   To celebrate… 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

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

Conversation with Filmmaker and Colorist Ollie Kenchington

by Alan Winslow – October 9th, 2018

Today we sit down with Ollie Kenchington owner and lead colorist at Korro Films. Ollie is not only a colorist but an experienced and sought-after filmmaker, educator and editor. X-Rite was fortunate enough to have him produce our ColorChecker XL… Read more