X-Rite Announces Three Free November Webinars

Online educational tutorials provide photographers with basic information, insights, and tips to achieve color control, consistency and creativity in their digital imaging workflow

North White Plains, NY – October 18, 2012 – X-Rite Photo Marketing announces its schedule of November 2012 Webinars that have been developed to address specific color management topics and are designed to appeal to both professional and serious amateur photographers.

Three free Webinars this month are sure 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 to the live trainers.

“This month’s webinars provide color management tips not only for photographers but videographers as well,” said Mark Rezzonico, vice president, X-Rite Photo Marketing. “From learning about professional color management applications for video as well as still photography to creating images with amazing colors or gorgeous landscapes, one of X-Rite’s November webinars is sure to provide the expert advice and education that photographers need.”

November Webinar Schedule

Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM EST
Professional Monitor Calibration for Still & Video

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. The introduction last year of the new i1Display Pro colorimeter combined with these presets in i1Profiler makes the X-Rite i1Display Pro the perfect solution for calibrating and profiling monitors for video editing and output.

When i1Display Pro is combined with X-Rite ColorCheckers the combination provides a capture to output solution for video editing that allows exceptional control over white balance in any scene.

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.

To register for this webinar at 10:00 AM EST, visit: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/897514314  
To register for this webinar at 1:00 PM EST, visit: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/337121170


Thursday, November 8, 2012, 3:00 PM EDT and 7:00 PM EST
Simply Amazing Color. Take control of your monitor, printer and camera!

The ColorMunki Family of color management solutions provides advanced control for a photographer’s digital workflow. This webinar will review the individual ColorMunki solutions including software demonstrations and discussions of how each solution is used.

From monitor and projector to printer and camera, the ColorMunki family provides choices and solutions for any photographer’s needs.  All options are small and portable for travel.


This live webinar gives users the opportunity to ask questions and understand each solution in detail so they can make the right decision on what ColorMunki family solution is for them. Attendees will enjoy special discounts.
 
To register for this webinar at 3:00 PM EST, visit: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/702231450
To register for this webinar at 7:00 PM EST, visit: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/718015994   



Thursday, November 15, 2012, 11:00 AM EST and 1:00 PM EST
Landscape Editing and Enhancements with Photoshop CS6

During this hour long webinar featuring Professional Photographer Joe Brady, attendees will learn how to enhance landscape images using Adobe® Photoshop®. In this free webinar Joe Brady will share some of his favorite techniques and processes to bring out the beauty in landscape photography.

There are times when photographing landscapes when the weather and atmosphere just doesn’t seem to want to cooperate. During this session, Joe will share his workflow, decision-making process and enhancement techniques to bring life into image files that just don’t match the beauty and spirit of the scene the way the photographer envisioned it.

Following a short discussion about workstation color and calibration, Joe will show attendees step-by-step Photoshop edits that they can put to work right away to bring life and drama back into their landscape images.

Topics that will be covered include:
  • Monitor color for consistent results
  • Image edits from minor to major including:
  • Using Adobe Camera Raw – even with JPEGs
  • Exposure, contrast and Light shaping
  • Global and local color adjustments
  • Compositing new skies
  • Composition
  • Removing unwanted elements from an image
  • Image sharpening options
  • Preparing files for lab printing

To register for this webinar at 11:00 AM EST, visit: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/959824538  
To register for this webinar at 1:00 PM EST, visit: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/734153922

For more information on all X-Rite Photo webinars visit the Webinar page found under the Learning section on XritePhoto.com. All webinars are also archived for online viewing any time.
 
About X-Rite
X-Rite, Incorporated is the global leader in color science and technology. The company, which now includes color industry leader Pantone LLC, develops, manufactures, markets and supports innovative color solutions through measurement systems, software, color standards and services. X-Rite's expertise in inspiring, selecting, measuring, formulating, communicating and matching color helps users get color right the first time and every time, which translates to better quality and reduced costs. X-Rite serves a range of industries, including printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, automotive, paints, plastics, textiles, dental and medical. For further information, please visit www.xrite.com .

For more information regarding this webinar program, visit www.XritePhoto.com. For X-Rite corporate information visit www.xrite.com.

The X-Rite products are distributed by North White Plains, NY-based MAC Group www.MACgroupUS.com

Mark Rezzonico
X-rite Photo Marketing
914-347-3300
MarkR@MACgroupUS.com  
Steve Rosenbaum / Leigh Nofi
S.I.R. Marketing Communications, Inc.
631.757.5665
sir@sironline.com / leighnofi@sironline.com
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