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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

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

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – March

by Alexandra Ilie – March 28th, 2019

Last Thursday of the month means we get to tell you the stories behind our Coloratti Photos of the Week. This month, we featured images by Kevin Mullins, Ralph Man, and for once, an image submitted by one of our… Read more

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – December 2018

by Dave Mobbs – December 27th, 2018

As 2018 is coming to an end, we’d like to say a massive thank you to all of our Coloratti whose works we featured on our social media pages and our blog all throughout the year. In December, it was… 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

When Plans Don’t Work Out – Fall Foliage Edition

by Alan Winslow – November 13th, 2018

Sometimes plans don’t work out. And it’s OK. It all started a couple of weeks ago. The air in NYC has been getting cooler and the days shorter. That could only mean one thing. It’s time to photograph the fall… 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

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

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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

Photo of the Week - July wrap-up

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – July 2018

by Dave Mobbs – July 30th, 2018

July has come and gone (too quickly!) and it’s time for our monthly Coloratti Photo of the Week wrap-up. This month we shared with you our favourite images from our Coloratti Ambassadors on Facebook and Twitter. In July, it was… Read more

5 Tips to Photographing Your Local Botanical Garden

by Alan Winslow – July 25th, 2018

Gardens are in full bloom and photographers are grabbing their gear and heading outside to capture the beauty of plants in full bloom. The team here at X-Rite loves color, we’re all Color Perfectionists, so we’re overly excited to break… Read more