The 2 in 1 Grey White Balance Colour Card
The 2 in 1 Grey White Balance Colour Card is available in a A5, 6x4, 3x2 and a Duo card set with prices starting at £12.99 with free postage in the UK.
The 2 in 1 works using a simple principle: By shooting a photograph with a set of reference colours, then using image editing software to make adjustments to match the colour swatches on the printed card. For precise colour rendering, a calibrated monitor is therefore essential along with good image editing skills.
Made from Teslin Synthetic plastic, these card are totally waterproof and have been in use for years by a underwater photography training school in the Australian. Teslin is also fast becoming the new standard for plastic cards. It offers superior colour consistency to PVC, and unlike PVC it will not snap or break and lasts longer. Teslin is also kinder to the environment and unlike PVC doesn’t release harmful toxin (DIOXIN) during manufacturing. Only 1% is recycled from PVC.
All cards come with in a protective Polyprotec sleeve suitable for long term storage as it contain no chemical softeners or acids.
The 6x4 Card
The 6x4 (150mm x 105mm) is the ideal choice for general use
This card is printed on 680 Micron Teslin Synthetic and is matt laminated on both sides to minimise glare and reflections.
The Grey White Balance is on one side with
the 24 Swatch Colour on the other.
The 3x2 Card
The 3x2 Card (86mm x 54mm) ideal for shooting small objects and closeups
Printed on 760 Micron Teslin Synthetic (Credit Card Thickness), the 3x2 is the perfect companion for the 6x4 card. This is also matt laminated on both side to reduce glare, reflections and for extra durability. This card is perfect for storing in your wallet or purse and is ideal for close-up work when 6x4 card is too large.
The reverse of the A5 colour card come with a white balance target area.
The A5 Card
The A5 (210mm x 148mm) is the ideal choice for larger studio work
This 6x4 card is printed on 680 Micron Teslin Synthetic and is matt laminated on both sides to minimise glare and reflections.
The front of the card features the 24 Swatch Colour, on the reverse is a white balance target.
The Duo Card Set.
6x4 and 3x2
Exclusive to the Duo Card Set is a 6x4 white area for quickly setting a custom white balance or white reference point. The 3x2 card features a black, white and split grey reference area for more versatile control.
In the Duo card set, the 6x4 come with a white balance target area.
Adobe DNG Profile Editor
Colour profiling is a science! Photography is an art form! Colour profiling for photography is therefore very subjective. There is no magical one stop profile solution for perfect colour, and no Colour Card can replace the artistic subjective adjustments possible in Lightroom or Photoshop. The 2 in 1 Grey White Balance Colour Card will help you to create a faster work-flow and more consistent colour, providing a simple and inexpensive path to creating better colour images using a base profile.
For the advanced Lightroom and Photoshop user! The 2 in 1 card is optimized to work with Adobe’s Free ‘DNG Profile Editor’ software. This will auto-correcting the card’s colours and create a profile for a faster work-flow.
Adobe DNG converter and Adobe DNG Profile Editor for the MAC and PC can be downloaded for free, they can be found on this page [here].
Video Play List
1. Creating a Camera Profile with Adobe DNG Profile Editor
2. Setting the Camera Profile and White Balance in RAW
3. Neutrally Balanced Images using the Grey White Balance Card
Disclaimer: Please note we have no control of the above links so these could change at anytime. If you have any problems with this links go to Adobe.com and search for 'DNG Converter' and 'DNG Profile Editor'. Please also check their minimum system requirements.
User guides & pdf downloads
The 2 in 1 Grey White Balance Colour Card user guide is a simple step by step colourful guide to help you achieve the best out of the cards. The guide shows you how to use the Grey White Balance for more neutrally toned images, and the 24 Swatch Colour Card for reducing the production work needed in Photoshop or any other image editing program.
For problems and card errors download: Troubleshooting.
For advanced users, download: Adobe DNG Profile Editor manual.
Find out answers, download: Questions & answers.
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