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  1. Bengt
    Sep 21 - 2:06 pm

    Isnt it really a waste of money? I used a tray from Ikea which was semitransparent in a white tone. Seems to work just as good as Expodisc…

    I also heard about people using the old lid from pringles as well.

  2. Bengt
    Sep 21 - 2:06 pm
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  4. Captain Fairly Obvious
    Sep 21 - 9:04 pm

    I don’t understand why you can’t use it the same way as the other one:
    put it on the camera, focus @ infinity, maybe stop down, snap, set white balance on that.

    If that technique works with the other one it should work with this one, for flash.

  5. Eric
    Sep 21 - 9:21 pm

    @Captain Fairly Obvious – The ExpoDisc doesn’t allow enough light to transmit in order to take an accurate reflective light reading. I think ExpoDisc allows around 18% transmission and ColorRight is in the neighborhood of 65% transmission.

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  7. George
    Nov 06 - 2:59 am

    Isn’t the ColorRight assuming that the scene, itself, is overall neutral? Suppose the scene has a decided color cast–e.g., a sunset-lit landscape or, worse, a red wall. How does the ColorRight know that it’s not seeing neutral light?

  8. Eric
    Nov 06 - 9:24 am

    @George – You’re right. There are some situations where ColorRight won’t really benefit you. It will take the golden light out of the sunset and make things neutral.

    Most of the time and in most situations though I find that the simplicity of the device makes it a better option. As an aside, they also offer a “portrait” version, which warms up your image. Neither option are for everyone; however, I think many photographers will benefit from one or the other.

    Good point and thanks for raising it.

  9. Ellen Zaslaw
    May 23 - 1:31 pm

    I find that the camera raw dialog box in PS works just fine and does not take more
    than a minute to fine tune your CB. For me, it’s a non-issue. I have used the custom
    WB on my 1Ds MK III and I’ve used every variation and done comparisons. It always brings me back to post processing with minimal effort. Sure, I used the gray card when I was shooting film in the dark ages and I pretty much mastered the zone system. It was good training, but none of this is a necessity in the techno age.

  10. RicD
    Jun 03 - 11:04 pm

    The Expodisk, I have owned a few, sold them. When I shoot with my DSLR, very rare that I do, it is the Lastolite Ezybalance that I use. At times a bit cumbersome however, it returns perfect colors. My contention is when one must color balance in a computer they did not do it correct when taking the photo. To me that indicates lack of competent photography skills.

    The dark ages, hum, I do not think so. Many folks are moving back to film. Myself I came from forty years of film, then over past ten years became a digital bigot. I am pleased to say that now I am almost 99% back to film. Unlike my DSLR friends I do not concern myself with WB as the film takes care of it quite well.

    “…none of this is a necessity in the techno age,,,”, hum, well, in this techno age I find folks more in love with their PS computer skills than with their photography skills. Almost every photographer I speak with are all about PP rather than getting it correct in camera.

    Myself I do not shoot raw, it is 99% JPG. For 4×6 through 11×14 I do not see a hill of beans difference in prints from raw and JPG. I have placed raw and JPG prints, same photos, out for others to view. Nobody could tell which came from raw or JPG. With my JPG they are cropped, if needed straightened, sharpened for printing; bam I am finished. Raw was too much effort to obtain what I already acquired with JPG.

    Of course YMMV.

  11. Peter
    Oct 30 - 4:36 pm

    RicD. What you’re saying it’s nonsense. It just tells me that you have no idea of film photography nor a digital photography.

    Film. What type of film you’re talking about? Are you talking about B&W or color. If color what you’re talking about negative or slide? I hope that you know that at slides you have two options. Daylight balanced or tungsten film. You only have two options here but with digital camera you have thousends.

    Second. Do you remember what a grain was at film times about 9 years ago when you used a 400 ISO film? Photos were useless comparing to digital photos at ISO 400. They were so grainy that you can do a better photo with a present point and shot camera. Not speaking of Fuji Sensia II ISO 800 film which had a smaller dynamic range than a Canon D60 at ISO 800 at that time.

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