>>> >>>>CFL 2700k >>> >>>Well there you go. Replace those with some 5500K >units >>and >>>your problem will disappear. >>> >>Why would cooler light be better if the WB is balanced in >>Lightroom ? > > >This is a LONG discussion that I don't really have time to go >into right now (lots going on here at work) but the quick and >dirty is that white balancing is really tuning sensitivity. >Sensors are usually daylight balanced. Meaning that the >closer the light signal coming into the camera is to daylight, >the less noise will be generated in the recorded photo. As >you begin veer away from daylight balance, the white balance >mechanism must attenuate part of one signal and amplify the >other. The more it has to amplify a signal, the more noise >you are going to get. A signal down at 2700K is so devoid of >blue light, that the camera is having to do 100% amplification >on that signal just to get it into balance. And the noise >becomes obvious. > >In video / motion picture, this is something that we faced all >the time, learned how to deal with, and get good results from. > It's also why nearly ALL movies are shot with daylight >balanced fixtures. Even practicals on set (table lamps, >bedside lamps, etc.) are re-bulbed with daylight fluorescent. > >Go to the store, get a few 5500k fluorescent bulbs, and watch >your problems magically go away. >Thank you. That explanation is understandable. I will switch out the lights.