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X-Rite Announces Free September Webinars Tweet This   Forward This

3 September 2013

This month X-Rite has planned three free webinars with a question-and-answer session following the live presentation. Topics include portrait retouching, color management and processing ice and snow images.

Details are in the press release below.

X-Rite Announces Three Free September Webinars

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

NORTH WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- X-Rite Photo Marketing announces its schedule of free September 2013 webinars that have been developed to address specific photography and color management topics and are designed to appeal to both professional and serious amateur photographers.

During the month of September, X-Rite is offering three free webinars to help photographers gain new confidence and to learn quick, easy and powerful ways to enhance their photography and manage their workflow. The September webinars are designed to be informational as well as inspirational by offering photographers practical ways to improve their images. Webinar attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions to the live trainers.

"The X-Rite September webinars will help photographers of all levels see simple retouching techniques to make better-looking portraits and watch as powerful landscape photographs emerge from images captured in the harshest imaginable climates on earth," said Joshua Fischer, Product Marketing Manager, X-Rite Photo Marketing. "The September webinars feature photographer, author and teacher Lee Varis and landscape, wilderness and nature photographer Joshua Holko. Rounding out the September free webinar schedule is an interactive session focusing on the ColorMunki family of color management solutions designed to provide advanced controls for every photographer's digital workflow."

September 2013 Webinar Schedule

Title: Portrait Retouching for the Artistically Challenged
Presenter: Lee Varis
When: Sept. 18, 1:00 pm EDT

X-Rite Coloratti Lee Varis is an educator, photographer and Photoshop guru. He is also the best-selling book author of "Skin: The Complete Guide to Digitally, Lighting, Photographing and Retouching Faces and Bodies." In this webinar, Lee will demonstrate new techniques for portrait retouching that take advantage of the powerful image processing capabilities of Adobe Photoshop and an X-Rite calibrated and profiled monitor to enhance the average subject. Lee will also show webinar attendees how they can create portrait enhancements that rival the experts, in just a few minutes and without the need for special skills.

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Title: Color Management: The Easy Way Out
Presenter: Brenda Hipsher, X-Rite Field Marketing Manager in the U.S. and Canada
When: Sept. 25, 1:00 pm EDT

From monitor and projector to printer and camera, the ColorMunki family offers a complete range of color management solutions for any photographer's needs. This webinar will review the individual ColorMunki solutions including software demonstrations and discussions of how each solution is used. Webinar participants are encouraged to ask questions in order to best understand what each solution offers so every photographer can match which ColorMunki family solution is right for them.

Webinar attendees will learn why color management is one of the easiest and most misunderstood concepts in the digital photo business. Any photographer who is tired of throwing away their photos or wasting their time -more-

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Title: Processing Ice and Snow Images
Presenter: Joshua Holko
When: Sept. 25, 7:00 pm EDT
Co-sponsored with Moab paper

X-Rite Coloratti Joshua Holko spends a lot of time out in the ice and snow of Antarctica and Iceland. His photographs have won worldwide acclaim and they provide a glimpse into another world that exists in some of the most difficult climate conditions on earth. Taking photographs in these conditions poses particular issues with light, reflection, shadow, glare and more.

Born in Melbourne, Australia, Joshua is a full-time professional landscape, nature and wilderness photographer who runs workshops and expeditions for other photographers and travellers to some of the world's wildest and remotest regions. Specializing in the Polar and sub-Polar regions of the globe, his work celebrates the extreme latitudes of the Polar environment. An ambassador for the Polar Regions, he gave up the corporate world to pursue his true passion for photography.

In this webinar Josh will discuss his workflow using X-Rite color management solutions like the ColorChecker Passport and the i1Display Pro to ensure that everything he does in his workflow is color managed, saving time and producing a better image as the end result. Joshua will also talk about why he uses Moab Paper for his photographic prints. Additionally, Joshua will talk about some of the pitfalls of shooting and processing images with snow and ice and what to look for when editing images for printing. He will reveal specific techniques for getting texture and tone into snow and ice photographs.

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