X-Rite Photo Marketing just announced its schedule of free April 2013 Webinars designed to help photographers and videographers gain new confidence and to learn quick, easy and powerful ways to enhance their color workflow. Webinar attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions of the live trainers.
Wednesday, April 10, 6 p.m. ET and 8 p.m. ET, Tips and Techniques for Shooting Ice and Snow with Joshua Holko: 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 give us 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 show his workflow using X-Rite ColorChecker Passport to solve some of the special issues that arise from shooting in these extreme conditions. Josh will share some of his favorite techniques using ColorChecker Passport and Nik Software for capturing and finishing beautiful images.
Wednesday, April 17, noon ET and 3 p.m. ET, Time Saving Tips for RAW Workflow with Janice Wendt: Adjustments made to your raw images can change the quality of your final output. Artifacts and loss of data can be a result if the changes to the raw file are not made correctly. Learn how to make the best changes and how to optimize files, individually or as a batch, using calibrated monitors and camera profiles by X-Rite. You’ll also learn about image optimization with Perfectly Clear software. Janice is one of the photographic industry’s most respected retouch and image enhancement artist. Well known as the Trainer to the Trainers, she has more than 30 years in nature, commercial, wedding and portrait photography experience. She brings traditional techniques she learned through years of working with sensitized products into digital imaging, creating the ever-elusive wow image factor.
Wednesday, April 24, 1 p.m. ET, Professional Monitor Calibration for Still & Video with Brenda Hipsher: As more and more still photographers move into videography with DSLR cameras the need for color management solutions specific to those output environments has become obvious. X-Rite’s i1Profiler software now includes video presets for popular video formats including NTSC, PAL-SECAM, and Rec. 709. This brief 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 those shooting, editing, and preparing video for output this webinar will provide the insight into X-Rite color management solutions that can streamline color control in video.
1 p.m. ET: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/616498194