G1 X - Raw vs jpg - Test and samples

Started May 19, 2012 | Discussions thread
mcslsk
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Re: Setting your White Balance.
In reply to Marco Nero, May 20, 2012

With the internal flash (which I also think is a must), WB is mostly fine. The problem are external flashes (580 and 270). For reasons beyond my horizon, Canon appears to believe that images taken with a G and a flash need to be on the "warm," side. Yet, Custom White balance has no problem getting it right 95% of the time. That's one of the the things I like about the Sony NEX3: WB with flash is always spot on.

Lately, I have decided that I don't care that much anymore about WB when I take the image. Since for some time now I am bouncing the flash off any kind of surface that is near me (don't care about the color of that surface too much), WB is done on DPP.

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