Setting the right white balance


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Setting the right white balance

One thing that is still a bit new to digital photographers is white balance. You might be used to using auto white balance but if you're going to shoot video, you must learn to work with specific white balance settings, not auto. White balance is how your camera calibrates the way it records the color of light. This ultimately affects all of the colors in your scene. Different light sources have different colors of light. To show you that, I have some different types of lights here to demonstrate. Just keep in mind that the color of light coming from the sky is a different color than the light coming from the direct sun.

The light coming from a fluorescent light is a very different color than light coming from an incandescent light. Our eyes sort of have an automatic color balance feature that allows us to adapt to any type of light situation and see colors correctly. Here you see a nice arrangement of flowers. They look correct as you see them because the video camera recording them...

Setting the right white balance
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Setting the right white balance provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Rob Sheppard as part of the Video for Photographers: Shooting with a DSLR

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