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ColorChecker Turns 40!

by Sandra Kehoe – March 18th, 2016

It’s hard to believe that the Macbeth ColorChecker Color Rendition Chart, or ColorChecker Classic as it’s known today, has been used in the image reproduction process for the last forty years. What is incredible is that this appears to be… Read more

Color Management for Digital Photographers | White Balance and Camera Profiles

by Brenda K. Hipsher – February 24th, 2014

This is the third in our five part series called Color Management for Digital Photographers. Today we will deal with issues concerning the captured image in the camera.  First we need to talk about those of you who do not… Read more

ColorMunki Smile Photo Contest Week 9

by Brenda K. Hipsher – September 15th, 2013

ColorMunki Smile Photo Contest is well under way in Week 9.  We’ve had a lot of really great entries and will be announcing weekly winners later this week so be sure to check back for more information. This week’s ColorMunki… Read more

ColorMunki Smile Photo Contest Week 7

by Brenda K. Hipsher – August 29th, 2013

It’s Thursday and that means another weekly theme for our ColorMunki Smile Photo Contest. This week we’re looking to the skin tones on the ColorChecker Classic. We know skin tone varies widely and this week’s theme offers you a wide… Read more

ColorMunki Smile Photo Contest Week 2

by Brenda K. Hipsher – July 25th, 2013

This week’s color of the week is the green of RGB: red, green, and blue. Notice the third line of colors on the ColorChecker Classic includes both the primary colors (red, green, and blue) and secondary colors (cyan, magenta, and… Read more

ColorMunki Smile Photo Contest!

by Brenda K. Hipsher – July 19th, 2013

Are you ready for your closeup? Here comes ColorMunki Smile Photo Contest just in time for summer. Each week we will choose one color from the X-Rite ColorChecker Classic as a theme. Enter your photos each week based on the… Read more

Scanner Profiling is Back in X-Rite i1Profiler v1.4 by Reviewer Keith Cooper

by Brenda K. Hipsher – February 6th, 2013

Our good friend Keith Cooper has posted a wonderful in-depth review of the newest edition to i1Profiler software – Scanner Profiling. As always Keith goes though the process with us guiding all the way through. He uses both the ColorChecker… Read more

X-Rite ColorChecker in Video | It’s Time for Your Close-Up

by Brenda K. Hipsher – April 7th, 2012

Photographer and educator Dennis O’Clair, of Hallmark Institute of Photography, is a no nonsense videographer. He’s both a working professional and Video/New Media Instructor at Hallmark. I recently attended a weekend video workshop for digital photographers at Hallmark and had… Read more