Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video White balance options, part of Photography 101.
- White balance is a critical part of getting a photo…that looks accurate and true, and by accurate and true,…I mean that the colors of the scene…look the way they did in real life.…Having an incorrect white balance can really…throw things off and make your scene…look either too warm, which would be,…kind of a yellowish, orangeish look,…or too cold, leaning towards blues and purple.…Definitely not where you want to go,…especially if you're photographing people.…Having an incorrect white balance…can look absolutely terrible.…Now the good news is, is that auto white balance…in today's camera, pretty much always get it.…
It's incredible how good it is.…So, for the most part, leaving your camera…in auto white balance is perfectly fine.…However you will find in all cameras…that you do have the ability to switch between auto…to manual modes, and you can choose between daylight,…overcast, and a variety of other things.…And we'll take a look at those in just a moment.…You also have the ability on a lot of cameras…to dial in the color temperature in degrees Kelvin.…
- Adjusting aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
- Controlling autofocus
- Using buttons to change focus, metering, and shooting modes
- Carrying a camera like a pro
- Stabilizing the camera
- Working with flash
- Thinking creatively and changing your point of view
- Buying new gear
Skill Level Beginner
1. Carry and Hold A Camera Like a Pro
2. Stabilize the Camera
3. P Is Not for Perfect
4. Settings in the Real World
5. Push Your Buttons
6. Control Your Auto Focus
Focus peaking1m 21s
8. Change Your Point of View
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