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…]
Datacolor has released a new color calibration suite intended for pro photographers and videographers. The SpyderHD suite includes the new Spyder4ELITE HD integrated display calibration application, which has the ability to calibrate computer displays, video reference displays, and TVs, along with the SpyderWEB that mounts on most screens up to 70″. [Read more…]