The White Balance setting you choose will change the colour balance in your pictures, making it warmer or cooler depending on how the sort of light you’re shooting in affects things.
Using Auto White Balance is the simple option, but your camera’s White Balance presets give you more control over colour.
Discover how to master the shadow and highlight controls in Adobe Lightroom and make selective adjustments to the white balance for more even exposures.
As our Shoot Like A Pro series on mastering some of the basic camera techniques continues, we look at your camera’s white balance settings and how you can get the most accurate colours possible.
While it can take years to master the camera techniques you need to take amazing images, whatever your skill level and whatever you choose to shoot, it often pays to keep things simple. Here we’ve put together 10 essential camera techniques every photographer should master.
Looking for a simple way to manually fine-tune the colours of your pictures. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to shift and bracket the white balance to get images that look the way you want them to look.
What is white balance? In this in-depth guide we explain everything you need to know to make the most of your digital camera’s built-in color balance options. Starting with some of the common questions people have about taking control of white balance, we’ll move on to explain how to fine tune white balance in-camera, white balance Photoshop fixes… and why it’s OK to use the wrong setting!
Getting correct white balance is absolutely essential to any image you want to take. Getting your colors right, in fact, is one of the biggest mistakes most photographers make. In this quick guide we’ll show you how to make a custom white balance setting in the blink of an eye.
One of the holy gospels of digital photography is to shoot in raw format. But let’s face it: there are still times when you’ll want to shoot JPEGs instead of raw files. And when you do, getting the correct white balance is of vital importance because it’s much more difficult to correct white balance in JPEGs on the computer than it is when editing raw files.
That said, there are ways to correct white balance in the JPEG images you have taken. In this quick tutorial we’ll show you how to fix your colour errors and rescue those JPEGs.
In the second part of our series exploring color photography in depth we take a look at the best white balance settings to use to get the tones you want.
In our latest Raw Tuesday post on editing raw files, find out the subtleties of white balance correction and how to neutralise colour casts.