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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

Stripping back the Colour: Getting back back to basics with Colour Management – Ross Grieve

by Dave Mobbs – May 17th, 2019

I am guilty; I used to calibrate (or try to) my monitor by holding a print next to the screen. Our eyes are very good, but they are not that good at perfecting colour. The first time you custom white… Read more

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Guest blog: Glyn Dewis reviews X-Rite’s i1Studio

by Dave Mobbs – April 25th, 2019

This review was originally posted on Glyn’s website here: https://bit.ly/2Xuybme   Shortly after doing a webinar with XP Distribution, I was asked if I would like to try out the X-Rite i1 Studio; a device that is used for calibrating monitors… Read more

Part 6 Wrap Up: i1Studio Workflow One Step Further

by Alan Winslow – February 12th, 2019

In part 6 of our i1Studio Workflow series, RC Conception wraps up by exploring key color management components in a little more depth. Topics discussed in this video include: Color Sync Utility Software sRGB, Adobe RGB, ProFoto Explained Further investigation… 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

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

5 Tips to Photographing Your Local Botanical Garden

by Alan Winslow – July 25th, 2018

Gardens are in full bloom and photographers are grabbing their gear and heading outside to capture the beauty of plants in full bloom. The team here at X-Rite loves color, we’re all Color Perfectionists, so we’re overly excited to break… Read more

The Story behind a landscape

The Story Behind A Landscape Photograph (Part Two)

by Dave Mobbs – July 13th, 2018

In Part Two of our Landscape blog series, we caught up with three more Coloratti Ambassadors: Tom Mackie, Antonio Gaudencio, and Hugo Rodriguez. We found out what they love about their work, and what words of advice they would pass… Read more

Using Camera Profiles in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC 7.3

by Alan Winslow – May 4th, 2018

If you have updated to Adobe Lightroom Classic Creative Cloud  7.3 and Camera Raw 10.3 the X-Rite ColorChecker process has changed slightly. Camera Profiles in Adobe Lightroom Classic CC can be found a the very top of the Basic panel. Users… Read more

Exploring Affinity Photo Editing Software Persona Panels

by Alan Winslow – January 29th, 2018

One of the key features that sets the Affinity Photo editing software apart from other image editing software is the workspace layout. Instead of using a single workspace Affinity opts for breaking the tools up in different workspaces called Personas.… Read more

Affinity Photo Workflow – with Coloratti Martin Dörsch

by Dave Mobbs – January 19th, 2018

Coloratti Martin Dörsch was the host of our most recent webinar on Affinity Photo Workflow. In this webinar, Martin demonstrated common workflow techniques that professional photographers use within Affinity Photo. Find out Martin’s thoughts on Affinity Photo in our post… Read more

Five Essential Archiving Tips for Professional Photographers

by Alan Winslow – January 11th, 2018

Organizing images is time consuming so this article presents five essential archiving tips for professional photographers. We welcome our friend Loni Efron for this special guest blog. She holds quarterly meetings to educate about iArchive and the importance of a thoughtful,… Read more