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Accurate Colors from an iPhone Camera with ColorChecker Passport

by Jared Platt – August 7th, 2019

Getting accurate colors using ColorChecker Passport is not limited to professional cameras. I can calibrate a point and shoot, a micro four-thirds camera or even get accurate colors from an iPhone camera.  If it makes a photo and it has color,… Read more

ColorChecker Passport – Get Consistent Color From Every Camera

by Jared Platt – August 1st, 2019

Did you know that every camera has a slightly a different color response?  Essentially, every image sensor has a different color cast to it.  It’s pretty obvious that comparing a Nikon and a Fuji image of the same red dress will yield completely different versions of red.  The same is true for a Canon 5D MIV and a Canon EOS R.  But what you may not realize is that even one Nikon D850 and another Nikon D850 can have slightly different color responses to the same scene.  There is just no getting around it… all cameras see color differently.… 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

X-Rite Coloratti Photo of the Week – May 2018

by Dave Mobbs – May 30th, 2018

Here is a round-up of this month’s Coloratti Photos of the Week. In May, it was the turn of Einar Erlendsson, Martin Dörsch, Sanjay Jogia and Marianna Santoni.  Read on if you want to find out more about this month’s… Read more

X-Rite Quick Tip: Getting Your Best Winter Photo

by Alan Winslow – March 6th, 2018

Winter can be one of the best times to get out and explore your favorite outdoor winter photo spots. Here are some quick tips to get that perfect fresh snow image! Overexpose: Our camera meters are standardized for middle gray,… Read more

Push Your Camera Profile to the MAX

by Alan Winslow – November 14th, 2017

Fall Foliage and a Custom Camera Profile make a Perfect Pair Whether you’re aware or not, Adobe software attaches a camera profile to each raw image you process in any Adobe program. In this article we look at using a… Read more

Better Color Better Perception – John Paul Caponigro

by Sandra Kehoe – July 18th, 2017

Great Tools for Great Color – Guest blog by John Paul Caponigro Good tools get the job done well; great tools change the way I see. I’ve found it extremely valuable to consider how each tool I use in my… Read more

How to use a ColorChecker Passport to create consistently excellent color.

by Sandra Kehoe – April 1st, 2017

I recently watched a video on YouTube where a photographer compared a Canon DSLR against a pair of digital medium format cameras. The Canon images were notably red on the skin tones, which the photographer claimed was well known in… Read more

Getting Your Perfect Color in Photo and Video

by Dave Mobbs – November 25th, 2016

By X-Rite Coloratti Master Frank Doorhof Everyone can agree that color brings out emotion. Don’t get me wrong, I love black and white photography (and sometimes even in films) but color brings out so much more… when used correctly that… Read more

Controlling Color and Light When Fusing Still and Moving Images – Sanjay Jogia

by Dave Mobbs – October 4th, 2016

Sanjay Jogia and his wife Roshni Jogia run a successful WPPI & SWPP award winning luxury destination wedding photography business based in London, and has been recently featured as one of the 6 Best Wedding Photographers in the World by… Read more

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

Free Webinar – Aug 4 at 12PM EDT : Perfect Color in Landscape & Portraits

by Sandra Kehoe – August 3rd, 2015

Perfect Color in Landscape & Portraits.  Join host Joe Brady for a free webinar on Aug 04, 2015 at 12:00 PM EDT. Put the Power of the X-Rite ColorChecker Passport in your images! Register now! https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/373165818553550593   Join host and… Read more