Auto white balance


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Auto white balance

Different types of light shine with different colors. For example, tungsten lights are redder or warmer than fluorescent lights. While your eye does an amazing job of adjusting automatically to different types of light, so that colors always look correct, your camera doesn't fare so well. Your camera has to be calibrated to the type of light that you're shooting in. If it's not, color is going to appear wrong. This process is called White Balancing. The idea is that you calibrate the camera so that white appears correct, because white contains all other colors. If you can get white looking good, then you get all the other colors for free.

By default, your camera is set to Auto White Balance. With Auto White Balance, the camera will attempt to continuously white-balance itself on-the-fly as you shoot. Setting White Balance on the Rebel is very easy. First of all, let's take a look at this spot on our screen right here shows us what we're currently set to, AWB is Auto White...

Auto white balance
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Auto white balance provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting with the Canon Rebel T3i (600D and Kiss X5)

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