How pro cinema lens techs test their camera lenses with a projector

Feb 27, 2017
John Aldred

When most of us are testing out new lenses, it’s often a very subjective thing. And our testing exercises are rarely very scientific. In fact,…

This video shows why it’s crucial to calibrate your monitor

Feb 26, 2017
Joseph Parry

We’ve all heard it right? Calibrate your monitor otherwise, your colours will be different from what they should be, and your photographic work will become…

Here’s how colour charts let you get perfect and consistent colour every time

Dec 27, 2016
John Aldred

After calibrating your monitor and profiling your printers, the next important step in colour accuracy is profiling your camera. There are several devices out there…

DIYP reviews the newly annoucned Datacolor Spyder5 Elite+

Nov 29, 2016
JP Danko

Datacolor has just announced a big software upgrade to their current line of monitor calibration tools – the Spyder5PRO+ and Spyder5ELITE+, which go with their Spyder5…

We are giving away a Datacolor Spyder5CAPTURE PRO + Canon EOS 60D + 28f/1.8 lens

Sep 26, 2016
Udi Tirosh

UPDATE: this giveaway has ended. Huge thanks for DataColor for the prize. Jump to the bottom and see if you won. Enter to Win the…

DIYP Reviews the DataColor Spyder5CAPTURE Pro Suite

Sep 18, 2016
John Aldred

When DataColor announced the Spyder5CAPTURE Pro package a few weeks ago, I had to get my hands on one. So we had a chat with…

Datacolor want your colours perfect with this complete profiling system in a box

Aug 22, 2016
John Aldred

Bundles are good. We like bundles. Especially when they contain a bunch of items that are actually useful. One such bundle is the new Spyder5CAPTURE…

DIYP reviews the X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Video

Jun 14, 2016
John Aldred

When it comes to getting consistent colour with your stills photography, regardless of the lighting conditions, camera model, or even brand, I can’t think of anything…

Datacolor Spyder5Pro Giveaway! ($189 Retail Value)

Jan 15, 2016
Udi Tirosh

UPDATE: the contest is now over and winners have been notified, thanks for playing! If you ever had an entire shoot returned to you by…

Hands On Datacolor Spyder5 Elite Review

Apr 7, 2015
JP Danko

Datacolor was recently kind enough to send us a Spyder5 Elite to review prior to today’s official launch. I spent the last couple weeks using the…