And Now for a Little Holiday Cheer (and some Holiday Prizes)…

  Datacolor is sponsoring a Holiday Contest, which rather resembles an Advent Calendar. Each day you can click on that day’s door, and inside you can sign up for the daily contest. Each day’s winner will be chosen, and the process will continue until the 25th. There are one or two big prizes in here,Continue reading “And Now for a Little Holiday Cheer (and some Holiday Prizes)…”

WEBINAR: Holiday Stocking Stuffers, Wed Nov 28 3-4 EST

Please join David Saffir and myself for a fireside chat about those gifts we feel would most please photographers this holiday season. As the Stocking Stuffer title implies, we will try to focus on more affordable items, but this is photography, so you just KNOW that we’ll sneak in some of the more expensive spread…Continue reading “WEBINAR: Holiday Stocking Stuffers, Wed Nov 28 3-4 EST”

WEBINAR: Color Management Using Spyder Technology, Wednesday Sept 19, at 1PM & 7PM EDT

On Wednesday September 19th, at 1PM and again at 7PM Eastern Time, David Saffir and I will present a webinar on Color Management using Spyder technology. This is a general webinar, introducing the concepts of color management as well as the most recent tools for color management to photographers, digital artists, and designers. You canContinue reading “WEBINAR: Color Management Using Spyder Technology, Wednesday Sept 19, at 1PM & 7PM EDT”

WEBINAR: Datacolor Color Management for Fine Art Reproduction, Wednesday Sept 12, at 3PM EDT

On Wednesday September 12th, at 3PM Eastern Time (Noon on the West Coast) David Saffir and I will present a webinar on Color Management for Fine Art Reproduction, including lots of details from our own personal experience with working in this area. Learn techniques for capturing, editing, and printing reproductions of artwork. This will beContinue reading “WEBINAR: Datacolor Color Management for Fine Art Reproduction, Wednesday Sept 12, at 3PM EDT”

LAST CALL: Datacolor Capture Calibration Webinar, Wednesday June 13, at 3PM EDT

On Wednesday June 13th, at 3PM Eastern Time (Noon on the West Coast) David Saffir and I will present a webinar on Capture Color Management, including lots of details on how to improve the results of your image capture You can register for this webinar here. There will be a Datacolor Spyder4Pro given away toContinue reading “LAST CALL: Datacolor Capture Calibration Webinar, Wednesday June 13, at 3PM EDT”

Datacolor Spyder4 Webinar, Wednesday May 16, at 3PM EDT

On Wednesday May 16th, at 3PM Eastern Time (Noon on the West Coast) David Saffir and I will be together in Princeton, to present a webinar on Color Management for Softproofing, including lots of details on how to save time and money, as well as avoid the frustration of trial and error prints. You canContinue reading “Datacolor Spyder4 Webinar, Wednesday May 16, at 3PM EDT”

Creating a WiFi Network on your Mac: Great for Using SpyderGallery

Overview: This article describes how to create a WiFi network directly from a Mac with built-in WiFi. Such networks do not require a wireless router, and can be used to communicate directly between your Mac and your iPhone or iPad. This makes them ideal for using with the Datacolor SpyderGallery application, which requires WiFi between the iOS deviceContinue reading “Creating a WiFi Network on your Mac: Great for Using SpyderGallery”

Interesting Comparison: Monitor Accuracy with and without Calibration

The graphs below use the shortest form of the Color Accuracy test from Spyder4Elite’s Advanced Analysis Suite (other versions measure 24 or 48 patches, instead of 12). The top graph shows the accuracy of colors displayed using sRGB as the display profile, a fairly common default setting. The sRGB error values are as high asContinue reading “Interesting Comparison: Monitor Accuracy with and without Calibration”

Datacolor Spyder4 Webinar, Wednesday April 18, at 3PM EDT

On Wednesday April 18, at 3PM Eastern Time (Noon on the West Coast) David Saffir and I will be presenting a webinar on Advanced Studio Calibration, including multiple display calibration, ambient light issues, studio calibration standards, and side-by-side tuning, as well as special consideration of laptops for studio and field use. You can register forContinue reading “Datacolor Spyder4 Webinar, Wednesday April 18, at 3PM EDT”

Datacolor Spyder4 Webinar, Wednesday at 3PM EDT

David Saffir and I will be presenting a webinar on the features, functions, and accuracy of the new Spyder4 line of Datacolor products this Wednesday, March 21, at 3PM on the East Coast, Noon on the West Coast; the rest of you  know how to figure your local time from that. If you are interestedContinue reading “Datacolor Spyder4 Webinar, Wednesday at 3PM EDT”