I’ve really liked my new ASUS ZenFone 5 since I initially took it out of the box. It’s got some nice improvements over the ZenFone 4, particularly when it comes to the cameras.
They’re a little sharper, with a tad more dynamic range, and they really do show off the scene well when I use it to get photos when location scouting.
But I like to shoot DNG RAW with my phones so that I can process them on the desktop rather than on the phone itself. This way, I can quickly batch process them and schedule them on social media using Hootsuite.
DNG colour from smartphones isn’t perfect, though, which is where the X-Rite ColorChecker Passport steps in. It solves all my DNG colour issues and makes the post work a breeze.
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Thus far, I’ve only used this blog to post about Linux stuff, but I also created it to write about photography related things as well.
First of those photography related things is the X-Rite ColorChecker Passport (CCP), as I’ve had a number of people asking me about this recently.
So, what is it? Why use it? Should I buy one? Or am I just throwing away good money?
Well, to describe it as simply as possible, it’s a sort of grey card on steroids, but also much more.
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