Blending exposures with different white balances


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Blending exposures with different white balances

Earlier in this course, we looked at slow sync photography, what your camera may call night portrait photography. That's where we have a flash firing in conjunction with a long exposure so that we get flash-illuminated foreground and a well-exposed background. As you saw earlier, the problem with that can be you get your normal reddish orange low-light thing going on in the background and kind of a bluish-white light going on in the foreground, and they just don't mix very well. We showed you how you can gel your flash to compensate for that problem, but there are going to be times when you may not have happened to be carrying gels with you or you're just too lazy or you don't have time or whatnot.

So there is a way that we can fix is in post-production. I'm here in Camera Raw and I've got this file open. I'm going to brighten this up because it's looking a little dark to me. Now you may think, well, all I have to do is adjust the white balance and everyt...

Blending exposures with different white balances
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Blending exposures with different white balances provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Foundations of Photography: Night and Low Light

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