Designed to help digital photographers easily and efficiently achieve accurate, consistent colour results by providing quick reference points to balance colour and establish optimum lighting from the start of a photo session. Aimed at the professional and high-end prosumer photographers as well as professionals in the video cinematography and graphics arts markets. For the digital photographer in a studio environment, setting the correct ratio of main to fill lights and balancing the camera has long been an arduous back and forth process. GretagMacbeth s new ColorChecker three-step Grey Scale target is designed to make this process faster and easier by offering the photographer specific check points in a single target. Alternatively, when it is used under ambient light conditions as a reference in the first shot in a series, the photographer can quickly correct an image s colour by balancing on the mid tone grey value. The new ColorChecker three-step Grey Scale target (white, 18% grey and black) provides reference values that can be checked and used to adjust colours within most common photo processing software packages.
A full-sized version of the white, 18% grey, and black reference squares used in the 24-patch ColorChecker
Scientifically engineered to provide a precise, uniform surface that is spectrally neutral (reflects equal amounts of red, blue and green) in all types of lighting conditions
On site, use it as the first reference shot in a series to instantly correct image colour by balancing on the mid-tone grey value
In the studio, use it to evaluate exposure and balance between main and fill lights to quickly set up the proper lighting ratio, and to set white balance.
The ColorChecker Three-Step Grayscale target also provides reference values for adjusting colours within most common photo processing software packages