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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

icc Profiles

Why we need ICC Profiles and what they actually do.

by Sandra Kehoe – August 29th, 2017

Guest blog by Photographer, Educator and X-Rite Coloratti Martin Bailey Following the release of my video on soft-proofing, I received a few questions that helped me to realize that I need to spend a little time going over the reasons that… Read more

Monitor Calibration

Digital Printing Guide: Monitor Calibration

by Sandra Kehoe – January 18th, 2017

By John Paul Caponigro   Profile Your Monitor If you want to display your images accurately, and make sophisticated decisions about how they will look, you need to calibrate your monitor. The ICC profile created by monitor calibration will help… Read more

Make Color Inkjet Prints Last

by Aimee Baldridge – January 22nd, 2013

Yellowing whites and faded colors can be cool effects to apply to Instagram snapshots, but they’re not what you want to see when you open the box of your most treasured family and artistic photographs. When you make color inkjet… Read more

X-Rite Monitor Makeover on Friday Photo School

by Brenda K. Hipsher – October 8th, 2010

Join us on Friday October 8th at 1pm ET for a Free Seminar! It’s important see your photo files on your computer screen accurately whether you’re simply evaluating and sorting your work on site or  making adjustments that improve your… Read more

HDR and ColorChecker Passport – Part 1.

by eduardoangel – September 1st, 2010

This post was originally published in December 2009. I’ve just met and am getting to know Brian Matiash and since HDR photography is growing by leaps and bounds I wanted to share it with you again now.  Visit www.brianmatiash.com for… Read more

Monitor to Print Matching on Scott Bourne's Photofocus

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 18th, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher these letteres are here only for correct spacing and formating I discovered Part 4 of a series called Monitor to Print Matching on Scott Bourne’s Photofocus. This is a really well laid out series that details… Read more

Lightroom Workflow at Catskills Workshops

by Brenda K. Hipsher – April 20th, 2010

Color management, Lightroom workflow, all in a comfortable country setting at Catskills Workshops featuring Eduardo Angel.… Read more

On Site – Leopard, Snow Leopard and ColorMunki Photo/ Prints too dark

by Brenda K. Hipsher – March 2nd, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher Welcome to the first in an ongoing series called “On Site.”  This series will feature documents from our website www.xritephoto.com.  We will address a wide range of topics that arise from comments here and other places… Read more

ColorChecker Passport and Medium Format

by Brenda K. Hipsher – February 19th, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher The ColorChecker Passport is an ideal tool for photographers working in a variety of shooting conditions and workflows.  Passport is great for medium format  and DSLR shooting in both RAW and JEPG workflows. The Passport hardware… Read more

Correct Color for Your Projector!

by Brenda K. Hipsher – February 8th, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher If you’ve ever watched a presentation of images on a projector you’ve probably heard the presenter say, “This image doesn’t really show the color the way I see it. It looks great on my laptop but… Read more

Coloratti News

by Brenda K. Hipsher – January 14th, 2010

Here’s something interesting and informative.  Jodie Steen, respected Color Management trainer and consultant, has put together two different hands on seminars.  Now you can learn by using the actual equipment you need and learning how that workflow can work for… Read more