Articles tagged "color"

Darktable 2.6.0 update brings new retouch, color balance modules and much more

The open source Lightroom alternative darktable has released a major update in the form of darktable version 2.6.0.

Vimeo adds support for 8K 10-bit HDR videos

Vimeo has just added support for 8K HDR 10-bit content, making it possible to show up to 75% of the colors the human eye can perceive vs the usual 35%. Take THAT YouTube.

Retrographic: The world's most iconic black & white images brought to life in color

See some of the most iconic black-and-white photographs throughout history brought to life by a community of colorization enthusiasts and professional retouchers in the new book Retrographic.

Video: The difference between Saturation and Vibrance explained

In this quick, very informative video, retoucher Jesus Ramirez explains the key differences between Vibrance and Saturation, and demonstrates how both can be used to enhance an image in different ways.

Phase One unveils IQ3 100MP Trichromatic digital back, promises unmatched color quality

Phase One has released a new 100MP digital back called the Trichromatic. Designed with Sony, the IQ3 100MP Trichromatic promises "unsurpassed color quality."

500px adds support for wide-gamut color profiles and Google WebP format

Photo sharing site 500px has just added support for wide-gamut color profiles such as AdobeRGB and ProPhotoRGB, even allowing users to filter their searches by color profile.

Bringing color to early photos

Long before color film there were photocroms, and they made photos seem a bit more real.

Applying color theory to landscape photography

Color theory can be a very complex, but useful subject when applied to modern landscape photography. Ted Gore has written an excellent piece on color theory that helps outline its use in landscape photography today. Read more

Sanna Dullaway Adds Color to the Most Iconic Photos in History

General-interest blog The Roosevelts has posted a selection of artist Sanna Dullaway's colorized images, showing what iconic images might have looked like to the photographer that captured them. Among the (exceeding well-done, it must be said) adjusted images are Malcolm Browne's iconic shot of monk Thich Quang Duc's self-immolation, Alfred Eisenstaedt's famous image of the kiss in Times Square on VJ Day, and Anne Frank's haunting 1942 portrait. Click through for a selection of shots, and links to both the full article and Sanna's website.

App Review: Photographica ColorTime for iOS

ColorTime backs up its extensive color-adjustment tools with a unique gesture-based interface.

Lenovo announces ThinkVision LT3053p covering 99% of AdobeRGB gamut

Lenovo Japan has announced the ThinkVision LT3053p Wide, a 30" WQXGA (2560 x 1600) resolution AH-IPS LCD monitor designed for color-critical applications like photo editing. The latest flagship model promises 99% coverage of the AdobeRGB color space and 100% of sRGB. It includes features such as Picture In Picture (PIP) allowing input from multiple devices and an adjustable stand for ergonomic viewing. The monitor will start shipping from April 11, 2013 at a retail price of $1599 in the US.

Dell announces UltraSharp monitors that cover 99% of AdobeRGB gamut

Dell has announced its 27" U2713H and 24" U2413 LED monitors designed for color critical applications like photo editing. These latest flagship models promise 99% coverage of the AdobeRGB color space, feature a 12-bit internal processor and 14-bit LUT (lookup table) for software calibration. The U2713H and U2413 are currently available at prices starting at US $999/£802/€829  and US $599/£490/€519 respectively.

Printer Primer 2: Print Workflow
ou've unboxed that shiny new printer, followed the setup guide down to the last step, and can't wait to start printing your masterpieces. In this article we're going to explore the various steps involved in successfully transferring your photographic vision from screen to print.
Canon DSLR shots can look pretty plain straight out of the box. Learn how to customise your DSLR Picture Styles so that you can get great colours straight out of the camera.
"Golden Hour" Photography
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The golden hour, when the sun is just over the horizon, is an excellent time for taking photographs.
Book Review: Saul Leiter: Early Color
Although not as well-known as some of his contemporaries, Saul Leiter is one of the most interesting photographers of his generation. This collection, 'Early Color' showcases some of his experiments with color film in the 1940s and 50s and reveals a unique eye.