Tag Archives: White Balance and Overall Colour

Getting Creative with Images

Before embarking on the next exercise, I decided to do a little Internet research into creative interpretation, and although this sounded easy enough, I struggled a little to find what I was looking for. There are lots of images online … Continue reading

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EXERCISE: Colour Cast and White Balance Pt.2

For the second part of the exercise, find and shoot a mixed-lighting source scene. One of the most predictably mixed is an indoor/outdoor scene at dusk, in which the interior is lit by incandescent lighting (orange(ish)) while the exterior, especially … Continue reading

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EXERCISE: Colour Cast and White Balance

First study your camera’s manual to familiarise yourself with the exact procedure for altering the White Balance.  Then find the following outdoor lighting situations, each of which has a different colour temperature.          * Sunlight            *Cloudy               *Open shade on a … Continue reading

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PROJECT: WHITE BALANCE AND OVERALL COLOUR

So, why is the White Balance setting on our camera so important? Freeman (2008, p.20) comments that ‘White Balance is digital photography’s answer to the different, sometimes unpredictable colours of light.  It is a wonderfully convenient solution to getting the … Continue reading

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