Monitor calibration is one of the necessary evils that photographers must learn to cope with now that every image we create must pass through our computer in this digital age. Fortunately, there are some pretty handy tools to take on that challenge.
Datacolor is one of the industry leaders in the monitor calibration market and the new Spyder5 tool makes it painless for the most part.
There are actually three different iterations of the Spyder5 monitor calibration tools – Spyder5EXPRESS, Spyder5PRO and Spyder5ELITE, which cover the most basic calibrations to the most advanced, respectively. This review covers my experience with the Spyder5ELITE. [Read more…]
Apple’s iPad Pro went on sale this week. The iPad Pro is a 12.9-inch tablet with a 2732 x 2048 screen resolution.
The iPad Pro can also use the new $99 Apple Pencil for a variety of drawing and writing apps. Retail prices for the iPad Pro start at $799 for the 32GB WiFi-only model and go up to $1079 for the 128GB model with WiFi and 4G connectivity.
Note: This is likely a gray market unit and probably does not come with a USA warranty. ebay seller quickndone has a positive feedback rating of 99.8% at the time of this post.
B&H has DxO OpticsPro, ViewPoint 2 and FilmPack 5 for 50% off regular prices. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
B&H has the Gitzo GT2542 Series 2 Traveler 6x Carbon Fiber Tripod for $699 (reg. $879.88) through Nov. 13 at 4:30pm. Check it out while it lasts here at B&H Photo.