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My ColorChecker Classic XL Workflow – Ratko Asanovic

by Dave Mobbs – July 12th, 2019

Every camera captures color differently. There are many reasons why; it could be its sensor or perhaps how the camera handles white balance, or it might even be a cameras image processor. Every lens will react differently. Whatever the reason for… Read more

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

An A2 sized black and white print – Keith Cooper

by Dave Mobbs – February 19th, 2019

Over the years I’ve taken many landscape and architectural photos with the specific aim of making black and white prints from them. Sometimes I get to revisit an older image, such as when I was recently asked for a large… 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

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FASCINATOR – A fashion project created by the Maria Ward School, Bamberg

by Dave Mobbs – November 17th, 2018

Earlier this month we shared a picture from Coloratti Jürgen Strahm from his project “Fascinator”. Today we are sharing the wonderful story behind our Photo of the Week. Read below to find it out! Everybody’s wearing hats!   To celebrate… 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

Being productive on the road – with the right colours. By Coloratti Martin Dörsch

by Dave Mobbs – September 24th, 2018

Over the summer, we caught up with Coloratti Martin Dörsch who went on a month-long adventure through France and Germany to see if he could successfully combine travelling with work and achieve consistent colour on the road, with only a… Read more

Photo of the Week - July wrap-up

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – July 2018

by Dave Mobbs – July 30th, 2018

July has come and gone (too quickly!) and it’s time for our monthly Coloratti Photo of the Week wrap-up. This month we shared with you our favourite images from our Coloratti Ambassadors on Facebook and Twitter. In July, it was… Read more

Getting the colour ‘X-Rite’ in post production – Andy Quinn, Digital Compositor, LipSync Post

by Dave Mobbs – July 6th, 2018

Consistency and control – in other words, ensuring there are no unknown variables – is key to making the job of compositing and grading as hassle free as possible. X-Rite’s ColorChecker Video chart is one of the main tools we… Read more

Coloratti POTW June 2018

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – June 2018

by Dave Mobbs – June 28th, 2018

It’s finally summer, with long days of sunlight, beautiful sunsets and opportunities to visit your favourite destinations. It’s no wonder that outdoor photography is so popular and this month we have selected some of our favourite landscape photographs (Coloratti POTW)… Read more

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – April 2018

by Dave Mobbs – April 26th, 2018

It was a month of #throwbackthursday on our Facebook and Twitter channels – we shared the work of our talented Coloratti Ambassadors, including Ross Grieve, Nathan Portlock-Allan and Chris Ball. Ross Grieve – Anantara Hotels New Zealand born, Ross Grieve… Read more

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – February 2018

by Dave Mobbs – March 2nd, 2018

It’s time to brush off the February blues and look back at last month’s selection of work from our talented Coloratti Ambassadors. This time, it was the turn of Antonio Gaudencio, Kevin Wilson and Frank Doorhof. Antonio Gaudencio – “The… Read more