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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

Coloratti News – iPhone Apps by Rick Sammon

by Brenda K. Hipsher – May 25th, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher This text is for formatting prposes only. I’m downloading iPhone Apps this morning. Now on its own there’s nothing particularly unusual about that.  I’ve been known to use my iPhone for everything from business emails, to… Read more

Workflow for JPEG Photographers – Part I

by Brenda K. Hipsher – May 5th, 2010

by Joe Brady With all of the discussion lately about the benefits of shooting a RAW workflow and the benefits of using the ColorChecker Passport, where does that leave our friends who primarily shoot JPEGs? While it is true that… Read more

Custom Camera Profiles for Different Locations

by Brenda K. Hipsher – April 15th, 2010

by Joe Brady Since creating custom camera profiles has become so easy to do with the introduction of the ColorChecker Passport, I find myself creating new profiles frequently. Now I don’t want to end up with hundreds of profiles in… Read more

Getting White Balance Right.

by eduardoangel – December 15th, 2009

By Joe Brady In previous posts, we’ve spoken about all the benefits of creating custom profiles with the ColorChecker Passport, but I’d like to back up a bit and talk about the place that white balance plays in getting the… Read more

HDR and ColorChecker Passport – Part 2.

by eduardoangel – December 11th, 2009

by Brian Matiash My most recent evolution brought me to a very granular place within photography.  It had to do with achieving proper color and tone.  Ensuring that the foundation of what I would be building was correct and true. … Read more

Eddie Tapp and ColorMunki Photo.

by eduardoangel – November 25th, 2009

by Eduardo Angel Eddie Tapp demonstrates ColorMunki Photo on location and in the studio.

Awesome color/optical illusion.

by eduardoangel – November 17th, 2009

by Eduardo Angel This awesome color/optical  illusion is known as “Adelson’s checker shadow illusion.” The squares A and B on the illusion are the same color, although they seem to be different. Don’t believe me? This can be easily proven… Read more

ColorChecker Passport – Matching Color Response Under Different Light Sources

by eduardoangel – November 9th, 2009

by Joe Brady I’ve discussed the how’s and why’s of creating and using camera profiles in previous posts. One of the great benefits of having a DNG camera profile is the ability to match the color response or your camera… Read more

Fun Color Test.

by eduardoangel – November 5th, 2009

by Eduardo Angel This fun and simple test can tell you how you see color. Simply drag and drop the colors in each row to arrange them by hue order. Click on “Score Test” when done. Let’s share your scores!… Read more

Creating DNG Profiles with the ColorChecker Passport.

by eduardoangel – October 27th, 2009

by Joe Brady In my previous post, I discussed the process of putting the ColorChecker Passport to work during a photo session. Let’s take a look more closely at the DNG Profile creation in Lightroom® with the DNG Profile Export… Read more

ColorChecker Passport – Hands on.

by eduardoangel – October 19th, 2009

by Joe Brady I have been using the new ColorChecker Passport from X-Rite for about a month and now I can’t imagine ever working without one. The hours it has saved me fine-tuning the color in my images is remarkable!… Read more