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Color by the numbers: How digital color works
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An uncalibrated monitor equates to color blindness
Are women better at judging color?
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Calibrating with X-Rite and BenQ
Combining the SpyderCHECKR with the SpyderCUBE for high-end results
Calibrating your camera’s autofocus system with the Datacolor SpyderLENSCAL
Datacolor SpyderX Elite review and installation guide

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Are women better at judging color?

In this post, I’m going to dive into how men and women are wired differently when it comes to judging color. If you’ve ever found yourself in the paint store with the opposite sex debating on whether a certain color

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Calibrating with X-Rite and BenQ

If I told you that for the first five years of owning a camera I never calibrated my computer screen, you might have thought I was losing my mind. I couldn’t figure out why everything looked so horrible on my

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Datacolor's Spyder5Elite ready to calibrate a computer monitor's color.

Product Review: Spyder5ELITE Monitor Calibrator

Editor’s Note: A special thanks to our partner Datacolor for helping us to bring more information about color calibration to you. Monitor calibration does not have to be difficult with a solid calibration device. Special Deals on Datacolor Spyder Elite

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Two color calibrated portraits

Living & Loving Color Calibration

Editor’s Note: A special thanks to our partner Datacolor for helping us to bring more information about color calibration to you. Check out the links at the end of the article for more info and how to take advantage of

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How I Calibrated My Monitor for the First Time

(Editor’s Note: A special thanks to our partner Datacolor for helping us to bring more information about color calibration to you.) For years, I was uncertain of how to approach monitor calibration. I was trusting of my iMac 5K‘s screen,

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How to be satisfied with your own photography

If you consider yourself as a perfectionist in your photography or other creative endeavors, you’ll always feel unsatisfied with your work. Perfection does not equate to excellence, and we have to be mindful to not let it consume our work.

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Why choosing the right focal length matters

Among the first technical things that every photographer has to learn is choosing the right lens for the job. It’s not so much as picking up the right brand, but more of choosing the right focal length that will best

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Get the perfect crop with CompositionAI

With CompositionAI in the new LuminarAI, you can get the perfect copy and fix perspective issues in no time flat. Photofocus publisher Rich Harrington shows you how to get things done. Save on LuminarAI and get our free Boot Camp

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Avoiding memory card chaos

As photographers, we often take for granted one of the most important pieces of equipment we can invest in — memory cards. Whether you use CF or SD cards, there’s some simple things to remember in order to avoid card failure.

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Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure with Kevin Ames

Exposure Tactics: Mastering exposure

This Exposure Tactics post explains what a “technically proper” exposure is and how to get there. Remember I said technically proper, not creatively right. The three photos above are with different exposures. Each one brings out a different feeling or

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Mind Your Own Business: New year, new plans!

Welcome to Mind Your Own Business, the podcast that helps photographers improve their business and their lives! Today Skip and I have a detailed discussion about what photographers can do to make 2021 (and 2022, actually) better than ever. “Growth

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