How to handle white balance?

Started Mar 23, 2013 | Questions thread
Barrie Davis
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Re: Skyglider addition
In reply to corneaboy, Mar 27, 2013

corneaboy wrote:

Skyglider keeps it simple if you want to avoid RAW.

The most important exception is when shooting a sunset or trying to capture the glow on a subject at sunset.  If on automatic it will dull the reds.  Set the WB on daylight.

Yes. Sunsets are another good example of the mono-colour desaturation caused by Auto WB that I mentioned in my posting...

http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/post/51142416

Thanks for bringing that up.

Of course, some cameras have a special "Sunset" scene mode. When invoked, they don't merely fail to desaturate the reds, they give 'em a boost instead!

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Baz
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