X100 & EF20 Flash Too Yellow

Started May 15, 2011 | Discussions thread
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Yes this
In reply to robinchee, Aug 13, 2011

This is the proper way to do it. You want to balance the flash with the ambient light. Gel the flash and then do a custom white balance off a white item in the light you want to shoot in. This will give you a nice looking photo with proper white balance. You don't want to make the flash do the work of trying to light everything up. That's not what it's for normally unless you are shooting in the studio.

robinchee wrote:

Another possibility is to put daylight to tungsten gel over the flash and then set the WB to be tungsten. That way the flash color will match the ambient temperature and all should look balanced in color.

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