Calibrite ColorChecker Passport Photo 2 review

The ColorChecker Passport is the must-have tool for accurate color balance in the studio and elsewhere

Calibrite ColorChecker Passport Photo 2
(Image: © Lumesca)

Digital Camera World Verdict

It’s odd that an 18% grey target wasn’t included in the original so it’s a good addition, increasing the ColorChecker’s usefulness. The ColorChecker Passport Photo 2 has become an essential professional tool for studio and portrait work.


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    Portable color calibration tool

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    Color test chart and gray card

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    Props itself open for easy shooting


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    An expensive add-on unless you really need fuss-free color calibration

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Ten years after the introduction of the first ColorChecker Passport Photo, X-Rite has introduced a new version. Now rebranded as the the Calibrite ColorChecker Passport Photo 2, it adds an 18% grey target and updated software for creating custom ICC camera profiles for Capture One Pro as well as Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop.


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Angela Nicholson

Angela has been testing camera gear from all the major manufacturers since January 2004 and has been Amateur Photographer’s Technical Editor and Head of Testing for Future Publishing’s photography portfolio (Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-PhotoPractical PhotoshopPhotography Week and Professional Photography magazines, as well as the Digital Camera World and TechRadar websites). She is the founder of SheClicks - a community group that encourages and supports female photographers.