ColorChecker Passport, your digital camera colour management system - by Erik Vlietinck, IT Enquirer Belgium "No professional photographer should be without some ColorChecker, that's for sure. They'll want it for studio work. Outside a controlled studio environment, however, most photographers will relyon white balancing only. From now on accurate colour is possible under all lighting conditions. ColorChecker Passport is an incredibly well designed and worked out system that makes camera profiling ridiculously easy and efficient."
Initial Impression on X-Rite ColorChecker Passportjcasasphotography.com Blog - Posted by JJ Casas November 6, 2009 "I personally will be going to like using this tool in my shoots as it gives me a sense of greater control of my images. Besides looking cool using one of course. For its price (a cool $99), any tool is far worth its MSRP value if you need it, utilize it, and ultimately gain from it. For me, it's all of the above."
My X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Review, by Gavin Gough, Photographer "In practice, it’s simple to use and I love the fact that it slips easily into the side pocket of my camera bag. Slide it out, flip it open and either hand-hold it, ask your model to hold it or fold it out fully to reveal all three “pages” and it will support itself and stand up"
X-Rite ColorChecker PassportThe Luminous Landscape - by Michael Reichmann "When compared side by side I find the Passport DNG profiles to be very good, and a couple of colour gurus that I've spoken with are similarly impressed...I now regard the X-Rite ColorChecker Passport as a must-have - a standard part of my field kit. It's a simple as that."
Considering Color Management with The X-Rite ColorChecker Passport - by David Flores for B&H
"The X-Rite Color Checker Passport is an excellent tool for creating custom color profiles and maintaining color and exposure consistency from capture to post-processing. Compact and lightweight, the unit offers amazing functionality and fits easily into any photographer's kit."
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X-Rite ColorChecker Passport: A smart little color calibration kit for traveling photographersPDN Gear Guide - by Dan Havlik "If you do lots of location shoots and are obsessive about getting your color right-particularly if you shoot in RAW-I can think of few better traveling companions than the ColorChecker Passport and its easy-to-use software."
X-Rite ColorChecker Passport - thewsreviews.blogspot.composted by Matthew Robertson November 7, 2009 "After one day, I can't imagine doing any colour-critical photography without using this target. It's more powerful than a grey card and not much more difficult to use. The only problem I can foresee is that I'll be littering my Calibration panel with various presets, but smart naming will help with that. My X-Rite ColorChecker Passport is about to become indispensable."
Your passport to better Raw colour - by Philip Andrews, Better Photoshop Techniques "The ColorChecker Passport is a sophisticated hardware/software solution that brings ease of use to what was a pretty complex task, namely, that of creating a custom profile for a camera's response to a specific lighting set up."
Real World Review – X-Rite ColorChecker Passport – This Goes Right in the Bag! - by photoinduced.com
“When we first saw a prototype, X-Rite listened to the reviewers suggestions and didn’t release this until it was perfect. Seems like they got it right. The case is tight, the click stop adjustment allows you to angle the charts to mimic the light falling on a subject, and the size is perfect.”
X-Rite ColorChecker Passport Card Review - by Keith Cooper, Northlight Images
“X-Rite have produced a new version of the familiar ColorChecker card in a tough plastic case. This 'Passport' version includes other useful functions and comes with software to create Adobe DNG RAW profiles...it's a useful bit of kit and solidly built - it's already found a place in my camera bag.”
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X-Rite ColorChecker Passport – by Uwe Steinmueller, Outback Photo
“As far as we can tell these profiles seem to work very well. The real strength is to be able to create scene specific profiles. Of course you could do this before but it has never been this easy...we find the ColorChecker Passport a very helpful tool at a fair price. We plan to snap ColorChecker shots for most scenes. This way we can create a profile whenever we see the need for it.”
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