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Accurate Colors from an iPhone Camera with ColorChecker Passport

by Jared Platt – August 7th, 2019

Getting accurate colors using ColorChecker Passport is not limited to professional cameras. I can calibrate a point and shoot, a micro four-thirds camera or even get accurate colors from an iPhone camera.  If it makes a photo and it has color,… Read more

ColorChecker Passport – Get Consistent Color From Every Camera

by Jared Platt – August 1st, 2019

Did you know that every camera has a slightly a different color response?  Essentially, every image sensor has a different color cast to it.  It’s pretty obvious that comparing a Nikon and a Fuji image of the same red dress will yield completely different versions of red.  The same is true for a Canon 5D MIV and a Canon EOS R.  But what you may not realize is that even one Nikon D850 and another Nikon D850 can have slightly different color responses to the same scene.  There is just no getting around it… all cameras see color differently.… 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

Part 3 ColorTrue: i1Studio Workflow with RC Conception

by Alan Winslow – January 29th, 2019

Bringing your mobile device to client meetings? Are you carrying your portfolio on your phone? Are you a color perfectionist? In our on-the-go, photography-filled world, mobile devices have become one of the most important ways of displaying and sharing our… 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

Part 1: X-Rite i1Studio Workflow with RC Conception

by Alan Winslow – January 15th, 2019

Artist and educator RC Conception introduces a six-part i1Studio workflow series produced for X-Rite. We are excited to share this series with you. RC will break down every component of the i1Studio and its powerful workflow. RC is incredibly talented… Read more

The Importance of Personal Projects

by Alan Winslow – January 10th, 2019

A piece of advice that I have gotten over the years from editors, mentors, curators, and other photographers is the importance of personal projects. I would describe a personal project as a body of work that you were not commissioned… 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

Free Mastering Color Course with Coloratti Ollie Kenchington

by Alan Winslow – November 9th, 2018

X-Rite is proud to announce that we have teamed up with MZed to offer a free color management education course. With a qualifying purchase, you can unlock the complete 6+ hours of Mastering Color course (a $199 value). Join Coloratti… 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

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