10-Stop ND White Balance Converter

Calculate the required white balance settings for an image made with a high-density ND filter with a known shift.

Mired/Filter Calculator

Calculate the mired difference between two light sources or filter necessary to convert from one color temp to another.

5 Tips for Shooting Christmas Decorations

It’s that time of year again when the Christmas decorations are out in full force. There’s always a shot to be had in the Christmas decorations if you know what to look for and how to get the most out of them.

Custom White Balances: Why Not to Use Printer Paper

Creative uses aside, accurate white balance is critical to insuring the proper reproduction of colors in a photograph. In cases with difficult lighting conditions frequently we create and turn to custom white balances to insure the color in their images is correct. However using the common copy or printer paper, which usually contains optical brighteners-chemicals […]

Adventures in Color Calibration

I just finished up helping a fellow photographer and friend setup and calibrate his new Dell 2407WFP LCD display and yet again I am reminded how much I really hate dealing with color and color profiling. What settings should you use to calibrate your display? In Michael Reichmann’s From Camera to Print, Jeff Schewe comments […]