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:

X-Rite September Webinars: Edits, Enhancements and Updates

X-Rite Photo Marketing today announced its schedule of September 2012 Webinars that have been developed to address specific color management topics and are designed to appeal to both professional and serious amateur photographers.

Webinar on using Lightroom for landscape photographyTwo free Webinars this month are designed to help photographers 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.

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET, Landscape Image Edits and Enhancements in Lightroom 4: Adobe’s new Lightroom 4 offers new options for editing and output that make this a must-have upgrade for Lightroom users. In this free webinar professional photographer Joe Brady will explore both basic and advanced image editing techniques in this new update and the importance of a solid color managed workflow to take advantage of them. During this session, he’ll focus on the new editing capabilities offered in this upgrade. In future sessions Joe will explore the new modules and Lightroom file organization.  One of the new additions to Lightroom 4 is its ability to soft-proof. Now users can choose their printer profile and see what effects it will have on the printed image. This makes monitor profiling and accurate printer profiles important for Lightroom 4’s workflow.

Topics will include:

  • Why monitor color is important for Lightroom 4
  • Image edits and batch processing including: global image edits; local color and light adjustments with Lightroom 4’s new options; retouching and composition; image sharpening, noise reduction and lens profiles, and preparing files for lab printing

To register for this webinar at 11 a.m. ET, visit:

To register for this webinar at 1 p.m. ET, visit:

Thursday, Sept. 13, Noon ET, Step up to i1Pro 2: This webinar will provide an in-depth look at the new X-Rite i1Pro 2 Upgrades and is designed for those considering whether they should upgrade their i1Pro device or are considering purchasing one of the i1Pro 2 solutions.  Discussed will be how and why the new X-Rite solutions are different and why upgrading to them requires consideration if color is important to the user’s work. Also discussed will be the new hardware/software configurations available to give photographers the most advanced options for color management in digital photography. To register for this webinar, visit:

For more information an all X-Rite Photo webinars visit the Webinar page found under the Learning section on All webinars are also archived for online viewing any time.

HP Fall Printer Promo: Upgrade to Latex for up to $10,000 Cash Back

Trade in rebates for HP printersHP announced today the HP Upgrade to Latex Fall 2012 promotion where you get cash back when you purchase of lease a new HP Designjet L26500 or a Designjet L28500 latex printer and trade in your current eligible large-format printer. This promotion ends on Sept. 30.

Designjet L28500: Trade in your large-format aqueous or solvent printer/printer-cutter (54″ or wider) and get $10,000 cash back, or trade in a 42″-53″ aqueous or 30″-53″ solvent printer/printer-cutter wider and get $6,000 cash back.

Designjet L26500: Trade in your 42″ or wider aqueous or 30″ or wider solvent printer/printer-cutter and get $3,000 cash back.

Plus, with the HP StartRight Program, receive up to $300 in free HP large-format media with the purchase of select HP Designjet printers. Go to for more information.

For complete promotion details and a claim form for the HP Upgrade to Latex Fall 2012 promotion, go to or contact a LexJet customer specialist at 800-453-9538. For all Canon, Epson and HP printer rebates available at LexJet, go to