Get perfect fall colors in-camera! Use white balance like a pro

(Image credit: Peter Fenech)

For beginners, the fall is the season where it becomes truly apparent that accuracy is not always best. When starting out in photography it can be confusing, and at times frustrating, when applying the correct white balance produces scenes that lack drama and depth. 

After all, the whole point of digital color control is the speed and ease with which strong color biases can be removed, to produce a naturalistic image, so why do autumn scenes appear drab and uninspiring? 

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Peter Fenech

As the Editor for  Digital Photographer magazine, Peter is a specialist in camera tutorials and creative projects to help you get the most out of your camera, lens, tripod, filters, gimbal, lighting and other imaging equipment.

After cutting his teeth working in retail for camera specialists like Jessops, he has spent 11 years as a photography journalist and freelance writer – and he is a Getty Images-registered photographer, to boot.

No matter what you want to shoot, Peter can help you sharpen your skills and elevate your ability, whether it’s taking portraits, capturing landscapes, shooting architecture, creating macro and still life, photographing action… he can help you learn and improve.