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Emerge Contest Winners Announced

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 23rd, 2010

Brenda K. Hipsher The Emerge contest winners have been announced! And I’ve been enjoying the winners’ images this evening.  There are some amazing photographs in this group.  First, second, and third place winners plus honorable mentions were chosen in 5… Read more

X-Rite Photo Learning Center: Color Management, Color Profiles, Why? How-to

by Brenda K. Hipsher – June 20th, 2010

by Brenda K. HipsherThis is only formatting text Formatting text only When I visit schools and work trade shows the most common issue that digital photographers face is getting prints that match your monitor.  Whether you print in your studio… 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

John Paul Caponigro at Blurb "How to Make a Gorgeous Photo Book" in Toronto

by Brenda K. Hipsher – May 20th, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher What a great event we’re just wrapping up in Toronto featuring John Paul Caponigro speaking for Blurb.  Suzanne is going through the specifications of what is available using Booksmart, the easy to use software that is… Read more

X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Dual Illuminant Profiles – Part 1

by Brenda K. Hipsher – May 14th, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher Some of the most asked questions I get about ColorChecker Passport are questions about dual illuminant profiles.  On one level dual illuminant profiles are easy to explain.  But when I really start to think about it…… Read more

Coloratti News – Travels to the Edge with Art Wolfe

by Brenda K. Hipsher – May 2nd, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher Several weeks ago I was sitting in my apartment in Boston working on a Sunday morning with the television on the local public television station.  Just at noon a new program came on called “Travels to… Read more

Coloratti News – Marcus Bell

by Brenda K. Hipsher – April 27th, 2010

by Brenda K. Hipsher this copy is put into this blog post as a formatting tool only. I had a note from Marcus Bell last week about his upcoming Australian Seminar series.  Just imagine going to one of the coolest… 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

The Latest Reviews on ColorChecker Passport.

by eduardoangel – November 30th, 2009

By Brenda K. Hipsher This past holiday week appears to have been a good time for more and more folks to have a look at ColorChecker Passport.  We’ve collected some more links for you.  You’ll find interesting reviews and blogs… Read more

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