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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

9 Steps to Accurate Printer Color

by Dave Mobbs – August 19th, 2015

  In order to produce the most accurate and high quality prints, you need to create individual printer profiles for each printer, ink and paper combination. Printer profiling is the process of optimizing your specific combination of ink, paper and… Read more

Adobe Lightroom CC – What does the new version really mean for you?

by Dave Mobbs – May 21st, 2015

  On April 21st 2015, Adobe announced the release of their long awaited update to Lightroom with Lightroom CC and Lightroom 6, promising a host of new features to make your creative life that much easier. So what’s the difference… Read more

Architectural Photography With Coloratti Master, Keith Cooper

by Dave Mobbs – January 14th, 2015

Architectural photography is certainly a niche photographic profession in comparison to commercial, travel or fashion so we recently asked X-Rite Coloratti Master, Keith Cooper to explain a little bit more about himself and his work to give you a glimpse… Read more

Coloratti Profile – Frank Doorhof

by Dave Mobbs – December 5th, 2014

  Amsterdam-born Frank Doorhof is a noted international fashion and glamour photographer with a particular interest for artists and high fashion. While he remains an inspirational and highly successful photographer, Frank admits that teaching has always been in his blood… Read more