5-minute photo tips: customize the white balance to save yourself time!

In-camera Features
With appropriate White Balance settings, you will be able to skilfully capture the mood of the scene, enhancing the original colours with a powerful impact (Image credit: Jignesh Chavda)

Improves: Color

Adjusting the white balance (WB) settings is crucial to avoid color cast issues that can be difficult to edit or correct in post-processing. Furthermore, it could take hours of work when dealing with multiple images, so it’s best to invest time in adjusting these settings beforehand.


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Kim Bunermann
Technique Editor

Kim is the Technique Editor of Digital Photographer Magazine. She specializes in architecture, still life and product photography and has a Master's degree in Photography and Media with a distinction from the FH Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences in Germany. While studying, Kim came to the UK for an exchange term at the London College of Communication. She settled in the UK and began her career path by joining Future. Kim focuses on tutorials and creative techniques, and particularly enjoys interviewing inspiring photographers who concentrate on a range of fascinating subjects including women in photography, the climate crisis; the planet, its precious creatures and the environment.