Using the White Balance tool


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Using the White Balance tool

Let's continue to take a look at how we can use the White Balance tool in order to color correct our photographs. In certain situations we won't have the luxury of being able to include a color checker chart in our photographs. In those situations what do we do? Like with this particular portrait of my good friends Travis and Holly. This image was taken after a day of skiing the backcountry. It was a phenomenal day. I didn't have a color checker chart with me. The sun had set, but what I did know is that this is a cool time of day right? There are really cool tones here.

While the image looks warm and inviting, I have to begin to think and notice color temperature in more distinct ways. And because of that I know that this image needs to be color corrected. And so what I'm going to do is press the W key to select the White Balance tool. Now typically when you're using this I choose Auto Dismiss, because I'm pretty confident about how this tool works. If you're not to...

Using the White Balance tool
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Using the White Balance tool provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Chris Orwig as part of the Lightroom 3 Essential Training

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Photography
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