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Coloratti Photo of the Week – September 2019

by Alexandra Ilie – September 30th, 2019

Portrait photography can be one of the most challenging forms of photography. Capturing a photo that appears natural and conveys the subject’s personality is a skill that takes patience and lots of practice. From choosing the right gear, finding the… Read more

April collage POTW

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – April

by Alexandra Ilie – April 25th, 2019

April is coming to an end, which means it’s time to find out more about the Coloratti images we featured on our Facebook and Twitter accounts this month. In April, we shared photos from our Coloratti:  Ross Grieve, George Jardine,… 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

POTW February 2019

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – February 2019

by Dave Mobbs – February 27th, 2019

Another month filled with amazing images from our Coloratti has quickly gone by. In February we featured the works of some of the world’s best photographers in their respective fields: Kevin Wilson, Duarte Sol, and Joshua Holko. Read on if… Read more

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – January 2019

by Dave Mobbs – January 31st, 2019

Yes, we know: it felt like January lasted for 45 days, but here we are at the end of it, closer and closer to spring! It’s the end of the month and we know you’ve all been eagerly waiting to… Read more

Coloratti POTW wrap-up - November

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – November 2018

by Dave Mobbs – November 29th, 2018

Another month of amazing Coloratti pictures is coming to an end. Read on to find out the stories behind our Photos of The Week this November.  Ratko Asanović – Shiny candy   Coloratti Ratko is a multimedia designer, colour management… Read more

Guest Post: Dennis Dunbar – Making Smart Color Grading Moves

by Alan Winslow – November 1st, 2018

  Today we are fortunate to have digital artist and X-Rite Coloratti Dennis Dunbar share with us an amazing way to color grading your photographs. As we have discussed in the past color can have a dramatic effect on how… Read more

© Ashley Karyl

The Biggest Lesson I’ve Learned in Photography with Coloratti Ashley Karyl

by Dave Mobbs – August 20th, 2018

The number one thing I have learned in my photography career is really simple: always practice good photo technique. If you avoid errors when shooting, you won’t have to fix them later. Get the basics right   This comes down… Read more

The Story behind a landscape

The Story Behind A Landscape Photograph (Part Two)

by Dave Mobbs – July 13th, 2018

In Part Two of our Landscape blog series, we caught up with three more Coloratti Ambassadors: Tom Mackie, Antonio Gaudencio, and Hugo Rodriguez. We found out what they love about their work, and what words of advice they would pass… Read more

Getting the colour ‘X-Rite’ in post production – Andy Quinn, Digital Compositor, LipSync Post

by Dave Mobbs – July 6th, 2018

Consistency and control – in other words, ensuring there are no unknown variables – is key to making the job of compositing and grading as hassle free as possible. X-Rite’s ColorChecker Video chart is one of the main tools we… Read more

Joan Boira's studio in Barcelona

Exploring Coloratti Joan Boira’s photography studio in Barcelona

by Dave Mobbs – June 4th, 2018

Professional photography is highly competitive, but there are a number of things that photographers can consider to help them stand out in a crowded market. We sat down with Coloratti Joan Boira to hear more about his experience as a… Read more

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – May 2018

by Dave Mobbs – May 30th, 2018

Here is a round-up of this month’s Coloratti Photos of the Week. In May, it was the turn of Einar Erlendsson, Martin Dörsch, Sanjay Jogia and Marianna Santoni.  Read on if you want to find out more about this month’s… Read more