If you use vintage lenses, you need to make custom lens profiles

Jul 27, 2023
Vlad Moldovean

I’ll start this article by saying I love shooting vintage glass for the character it can imprint on my images. I love the swirly bokeh,…

Calibrite’s new Display Plus HL calibrates super bright HDR displays up to 10,000 nits

Jun 15, 2023
John Aldred

Calibrite has announced its newest monitor calibration devices. There are three in the lineup, starting with the basic model Display SL, then the Display Pro…

Calibrite finally lets you tripod-mount your ColorChecker with the Target Holder

May 25, 2023
John Aldred

One of the biggest issues with the various ColorChecker and ColorChecker Passport devices from Calibrite (formerly X-Rite) is that they’re quite delicate and you have…

Datacolor’s 48-swatch camera profiling colour chart now finally fits in your pocket with the Spyder Checkr Photo

Sep 19, 2022
John Aldred

Well, here’s one I missed while I was away in Amsterdam for IBC 2022, but it looks like Datacolor has finally released a pocket-sized version…

Calibrite targets hybrid photo & video shooters with the new ColorChecker Passport Duo

Sep 17, 2022
John Aldred

The ColorChecker Passport Photo and the ColorChecker Passport Video (review here) are common items in the bags of many photographers and filmmakers. But for those…

Here’s how to use the calibration tool in Lightroom

May 19, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

What’s your preferred method for editing colors in Lightroom? Do you use the Calibration panel sitting at the bottom of the Develop module? I usually…

How to colour correct your footage without having to resort to LUTs

Apr 24, 2020
John Aldred

I’ve been using the ColorChecker Video and ColorChecker Passport Video since around the time they were first released a little over four years ago and…

How to calibrate your lens autofocus for $0

Jan 27, 2020
Dunja Djudjic

Sometimes the autofocus on your lenses may not be exactly where you want it. Fortunately, it’s an easy fix as most modern cameras offer “micro…

DIYP tests out the new SpyderX Elite – Datacolor’s “fastest and most accurate” monitor calibrator

Feb 12, 2019
John Aldred

Along with camera profiling, monitor calibration is one of the most vital things a photographer can do to ensure their work looks the way they intend…

Datacolor releases the new SpyderX Pro and Elite monitor calibrators

Feb 11, 2019
John Aldred

Datacolor has today announced an update to their Spyder range of monitor calibration devices with the new SpyderX Pro and SpyderX Elite, priced at $169.99…