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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

Assign Profile or Convert to Profile?

by eduardoangel – November 10th, 2009

by Eduardo Angel Should I assign a profile or convert to profile? This is one of the most common Photoshop questions I get. The answer is relatively simple: Do you need to tag your document with a specific profile without… 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

ColorChecker Passport comments and reviews.

by eduardoangel – November 3rd, 2009

By Eduardo Angel Sean McCormack is one of the contributing editors at the influential “lightroom-news” blog. On a recent post he says: “as a suitably impressed X-Rite user, the new X-Rite ColorChecker Passport looks like a great tool for easy… 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

XTreme Rebate.

by eduardoangel – October 6th, 2009

by Eduardo Angel With the i1 XTreme you can profile LCD, CRT and laptops under pretty much any ambient light condition, calibrate scanners (it comes with a reflective scan Target) and digital projectors, and build RGB and CMYK ICC printer… Read more

Pantone App for the iPhone.

by eduardoangel – September 23rd, 2009

by Eduardo Angel MyPantone is a cool and useful new app for the iPhone and iPod Touch. You can capture and extract colors from photos, play with different color combinations, cross-reference colors and the best part, share palettes via email,… Read more

Calibrating multiple monitors.

by eduardoangel – September 8th, 2009

By Mary DeCator When you calibrate multiple monitors to match each other, they may match closely but not exactly. You may especially notice a change in cases where you are using a mix of backlighting technologies. In order to be… Read more

Color Spaces in Lightroom.

by eduardoangel – September 1st, 2009

by Eduardo Angel I already wrote about Color Spaces. Now let’s talk about how Lightroom works with them. RAW  files do not have embedded color profiles and Lightroom assumes a wide color space based on the color values of the… Read more

Random Color Schemes.

by eduardoangel – August 11th, 2009

by Eduardo Angel This is a really fun page. Click on SPIN and you get “a selection of three random colors. The color wheel randomizes among some 16 million colors. And since each spin produces three different colors, that gives… Read more

Color Spaces, Part 2.

by eduardoangel – June 29th, 2009

by Eduardo Angel In Color Spaces, Part 1, we talked about how working color spaces are device-independent and define the set of colors available to work with when editing images in applications like Photoshop. Device color spaces simply describe the… Read more