color correction

New X-Rite ColorMunki, i1Display Pro and ColorChecker Passport Bundles

If you’ve found that the images you’re seeing on your camera’s display just don’t look the same once they are seen on your monitor, then you probably need to calibrate your equipment—and X-Rite is here to help. For a limited time X-Rite is offering a complete, tailored-made bundle for those in the photographic community who want to ensure they capture, edit and display their work properly—with the correct colors.

Singh-Ray Filters

Not long ago, filters were part and parcel of any worthwhile camera system. If you wanted to warm up the palette of a dreary day, you used a filter. Ditto for converting daylight to tungsten light, tungsten to daylight, and daylight to (or from) fluorescent lights.

Getting the Best Results from Your New Camera

Let’s face it: aside from getting together with family and friends to celebrate the holiday season, the neatest part of the holidays is the exchange of gifts. And if you’re reading this article, there’s a pretty good chance you just received a new camera, a new lens, a flash or some sort of photo-related goodie as a holiday gift (hopefully something you have been pining for).

Filters for Lenses

If you ask most consumer-camera owners why they keep a filter on their lens, a majority will most likely reply, “For protection.” Although filters do, in fact, protect the surface of your lens against dust, moisture and the occasional thumb print, the primary function of lens filters is really to improve the image quality of the pictures you take—depending on the filter you’re using and how you use it—in a variety of obvious and not-so-obvious ways.

New DxO Optics Pro 7.1 for Mac and Windows

DxO Labs has announced an update of its Optics Pro image processing software, DxO Optics Pro 7. According to the nice folks at DxO, the latest Optics Pro update includes improvements in a number of areas.  

Photographing Seascapes

Seascapes are about sky, water, the physical dynamics of the points at which they meet, reflections and mirror imaging and most of all, the unique qualities of moisture-filtered light that one can only find where sky meets water.

Filters: Glass, Gel, Acrylic, Latex and Electronic

Not all that long ago, if you mentioned photographic filters to the amateur photographer it was assumed you were talking about traditional glass filters, specifically the round type that screws into the front of the lens.

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