by, posted May 15, 2010 at 9:18AM
Just how good is the on-board XRite-powered printer calibration and profiling on the HP Z series printers? Take a look... the answer? Remarkably good.
Tags: HP, Z3200, Xrite, Color Management, Spectrolino
by, posted Nov 6, 2009 at 4:48PM
Although the Passport is a simple, classic Colorchecker target in a nice little plastic case, there’s a bit more to it. Software.
Let’s start with Lightroom.
After you’ve installed the (free, with registration) plug-in from Xrite - ColorChecker Passport-, you need to start with a shot that has the Passport in it and go to File>Export with Preset>ColorChecker Passport. This automatically takes the file, finds the target and starts building a profile from it.
Tags: camera profiling, color management, XRite
by, posted Sep 4, 2009 at 12:11PM
The truth is, most photographers really only need to use one tool of Color Management, but they really do need to use it, and that’s a display calibrator. You can have the best monitor in the world, but if it’s not calibrated, you’re still shooting in the dark. The question is, how much of a device do you really need?
The test was simple. Run a basic display calibration on a pretty standard monitor, using both devices. Here’s what we got:
Tags: Color Management, Xrite, Eye One, monitors
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