Three Free Photo and Color Management Webinars from X-Rite this Month

Free Photo Retouching and Color Management WebinarsX-Rite Photo Marketing announces its schedule of free September 2013 webinars that have been developed to address specific photography and color management topics and are designed to appeal to both professional and serious amateur photographers…

Portrait Retouching for the Artistically Challenged with Lee Varis, 1 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Sept. 18: X-Rite Coloratti Lee Varis is an educator, photographer and Photoshop guru. He is also the best-selling book author of “Skin: The Complete Guide to Digitally, Lighting, Photographing and Retouching Faces and Bodies.” In this webinar, Lee will demonstrate new techniques for portrait retouching that take advantage of the powerful image processing capabilities of Adobe Photoshop and an X-Rite calibrated and profiled monitor to enhance the average subject. Lee will also show webinar attendees how they can create portrait enhancements that rival the experts, in just a few minutes and without the need for special skills. To register for this free one-hour webinar, go to 

Color Management: The easy Way Out with Brenda Hipsher, 1 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Sept. 25: This webinar will review the individual ColorMunki solutions including software demonstrations and discussions of how each solution is used. Webinar participants are encouraged to ask questions in order to best understand what each solution offers so every photographer can match which ColorMunki family solution is right for them. To register for this free webinar, visit:

Processing Ice and Snow Images with Joshua Holko, 7 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Sept. 25: X-Rite Coloratti Joshua Holko spends a lot of time out in the ice and snow of Antarctica and Iceland. His photographs have won worldwide acclaim and they provide a glimpse into another world that exists in some of the most difficult climate conditions on earth. Taking photographs in these conditions poses particular issues with light, reflection, shadow, glare, and more. In this webinar Josh will discuss his workflow using X-Rite color management solutions like the ColorChecker Passport and the i1Display Pro to ensure that everything he does in his workflow is color managed, saving time and producing a better image as the end result. Additionally, Joshua will talk about some of the pitfalls of shooting and processing images with snow and ice and what to look for when editing images for printing. He will reveal specific techniques for getting texture and tone into snow and ice photographs. To register for this free webinar, visit:

Free Webinars on Color Calibration and the Digital Photo Process

X-Rite Photo Marketing just announced its schedule of free June 2013 Webinars developed to address specific color management topics that are designed to appeal to both Jim DiVitale Photographyprofessional and serious amateur photographers and videographers…

The Complete Digital Photography Process with Jim DiVitale, co-sponsored by Wacom, presented by Jim DiVitale, Noon ET, June 12: Presenter Jim DiVitale is a commercial advertising photographer and world-renowned photo instructor with more than 30 years of experience. Topics will include calibration and custom profiling of a camera, monitor and printer to achieve a closed loop of controlled color management, using Wacom products to streamline the workflow, and provide a start to finish approach to digital photography using several photographic elements to create multi-image photographs for commercial photo-illustrations. In this program, Jim will demonstrate problem-solving techniques using digital capture and Photoshop to streamline both the creative and production of the digital imaging workflow to improve quality and save time.

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Professional Monitor Calibration for Still & Video, presented by Brenda Hipsher, Noon ET, June 26: This webinar will review how to access and utilize the video presets in i1Profiler software and will briefly look at use of ColorCheckers in the video footage as a visual reference. For photographers shooting, editing, and preparing video for output, this webinar will give them the insight into X-Rite color management solutions that can streamline their color control in video.

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