Monthly Archives: December 2012

Merry Christmas from Color Confidence

Well, before the world ends, there’s just enough time to wish you all happy Christmas!

This will be our last blog post of 2012, so a big thanks to all those loyal readers that have subscribed to us over the last 12 months, and to all those who read our posts with interest.

We’ll be taking a more technical help angle for 2013; reviewing products, product comparisons and buying guides, as well as explaining how the somewhat complex world of colour management is actually pretty simple and hugely beneficial to your work.

Enjoy the holiday season, we’re off to get some strong coffee after the entertaining Color Confidence Christmas do last night.

See you in 2013 (hopefully) – we’ll be getting the year off to a flyer by attending London SWPP in January. Stay tuned for more details…

Grab yourself a bargain at our Clearance Day…

Once in a while we can offer a range of colour management related hardware and software products at extremely low prices.

These special offers range from clearance items to end of line stock and ex-demonstration/previously used products. All you need to do is come and visit us on Thursday 20th December at our Birmingham HQ and choose your bargain.

Come and see our selection of:

  • Epson 4880 printers
  • Agfa films/memory cards/USB sticks
  • Wacom Graphic Tablets
  • Image enhancement software
  • Inkjet paper
  • NEC Monitors
  • Epson Scanners
  • Complete PC Workstations
  • and selected other items

And better still with every on-the-day purchase, we will print out a few of your personal images in 6 x 4” format using our professional Epson Surelab D3000 printer, for Free! Just don’t forget your memory card… These items are in addition to the many clearance items already listed in our clearance section, which you can see here.

So come and join us next Thursday and get yourself a bargain.

And while you wait, make sure you have a search through our Christmas Shop

Christmas gifts for photographers…

Following the launch of our Christmas Shop last week…

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… we’ll be looking more closely at our Gifts for Photographers section which lists a selection of gift ideas suited to the photographer in the family, or for yourself if you’re feeling a bit indulgent! And to further tempt you, each of the products in this section come with a free Agfa Memory Card ranging from 4 – 8GB depending on the product, allowing you to capture those festive images.

Here’s a selection of the products on offer, all of which some with a free 4 GB memory card:

X-Rite ColorMunki Smile (with free 4GB SD Card)

  • The amazingly simple monitor calibrator
  • Perfect for those new to colour management or colour science
  • Calibrates multiple displays
  • User-friendly, plug and play interface
  • Gives you a colour accurate screen in minutes to view and edit images in confidence

Color Confidence GrafiLite (with free 4GB SD Card)

  • Desktop daylight simulation
  • Produces a standardised light source for accurate image assessment
  • Powerful, energy efficient bulb rated for 10,000 hours
  • Comes with a neutral grey viewing mat
  • View proofs, printouts or images under accurate lighting conditions

X-Rite ColorChecker Passport (with free 4GB SD Card)

  • Standalone camera DNG profiling and RAW workflow solution
  • A must have accessory for any serious photographer
  • Includes an industry standard, 24 patch classic colour reference
  • White balance target for accurate image control
  • Includes image editing software

Booq Python Toploader Camera Bag (with free 4GB SD Card)

  • Designed to carry DSLR and lenses
  • Contemporary, minimalist and practical
  • Shoulder bag
  • Tough, rugged, padded and stylish
  • Storage for flash cards, batteries, cables and phones

Browse the rest of our shop and find yourself a Christmas gift from the colour management world.