Akron, Ohio - April 16, 2007 - X-Rite, Incorporated (NASDAQ:XRIT) - The color experts at X-Rite Color Services announced a full day seminar that will teach photographers how to manage color and perfect their workflow through an understanding of digital color control from input to output. The full-day training seminar will tour 40 cities in the US and Canada from May-December 2007 with support from Adobe, Eizo, Epson, FujiFilm, Marathon, PocketWizard, ProFoto, Tenba and Sekonic. Registration is now open for most cities, with dates and venues listed online at www.pictureperfectcolor.com. Additional cities will be added as the tour progresses.
Balancing Art & Technology
The seminar is led by Phil Nelson, a professional photographer and strong proponent of a color managed digital workflow. As an X-Rite Color ExpertT he has helped hundreds of photographers and printers improve their color. Phil makes color management easy to understand and apply to your camera, scanner, image editing, display, proofing and final output. Key topics include:
. Digital basics and ICC color management
. Options for RAW processing
. Adobe Photoshop and Bridge
. Getting accurate color on screen
. Matching color to photographic printers
. Effective soft and hard proofing
. Prepping files for clients and printers
Seminar Materials Provided
For $299, attendees receive a full day (9 am - 4:30 pm) of seminar instruction, live demonstrations, lunch and our Photographic Color Toolkit. The kit includes a full-color workbook, our "Need to Know: Color" manual, a resource CD and discounts from sponsors.
For the complete agenda and online registration visit www.pictureperfectcolor.com or call 888.439.4403 x200 to register by phone. Early Bird Discount: Register 14 days in advance using promo code 'SPRING' and save $35. Groups of three or more (in any combination of cities) are invited to register for $249 per attendee by calling 888.439.4403 x200.
X-Rite, which recently acquired GretagMacbeth, is the global leader in color measurement and color management, offering hardware, software and services for measuring, formulating and matching color. The Company serves a range of industries, including printing, packaging, photography, graphic design, video, automotive, paints, plastics, textiles, dental and medical. X-Rite serves customers worldwide from its offices in Europe, Asia and the Americas. Visit www.xrite.com for more information.