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Coloratti Profile – Frank Doorhof

by Dave Mobbs – June 1st, 2020

Let me start by introducing myself. My name is Frank Doorhof and I’m a photographer/content creator/educator. This is the story of my journey into professional photography. How it all began I grew up in a family where my grandparents were very… Read more

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Svalbard Islands – Arctic Photography With The ColorChecker Passport Photo 2

by Dave Mobbs – May 27th, 2020

  By Coloratti Francesco De Marco The purpose of my trip was to better document the Arctic landscapes of the Svalbard Islands. I thought I’d share with you my experiences of photographing in such a harsh environment and how I… Read more

Coloratti Profile – Erik Colombo

by Dave Mobbs – May 4th, 2020

Hello, my name is Erik Colombo and as an X-Rite Coloratti, I will give you an overview of my career, from my first interest in photography, to how I turned it into a professional career. First camera After completing my… 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

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

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

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

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

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – August 2018

by Dave Mobbs – August 30th, 2018

This month we shared the fantastic work of our gifted Coloratti Ambassadors on Facebook and Twitter. In August, it was the turn of landscape photographer Antonio Gaudencio, talented Frank Doorhof, commercial photographer Joan Boira and wedding photographer Sanjay Jogia. Antonio… 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