What is color temperature: free photography cheat sheet

Understanding the color temperature scale: free photography cheat sheet

In our new infographic we’ve illustrated the color temperature scale and show you where some of the more commonly used white balance settings sit within it. We’ve also shown where some common shooting conditions, such as hazy skies and sunsets, sit within the color temperature scale and what white balance setting you might want to use to capture accurate colors in these conditions.

How to remove colour casts using Adobe Camera Raw


Here we show you how to quickly correct the white balance of your Raw files using the tools in Elements’ Camera Raw editor. Different light sources have different colour temperatures: simply put daylight is cool and blue, and indoor light is a warm yellow/orange. Your DSLR’s white balance settings are designed to compensate for different… Continue reading