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Manual White Balance Settings for the D100

bobj

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"RE: Manual White Balance Settings for the D100"

bobj Silver Member Awarded for his multiple written contributions the the community Resources Charter Member
Thu 23-Jan-03 02:42 PM

But you *want* a sunset *not* to look neutral, don't you? I prefer mine orange or whatever, not grey. The whole purpose of manual white balance is to accurately *remove* any color cast, yet a sunset is *supposed* to have a color cast.

At different times of day, the color of light from the sun changes. White balance can help keep the light white, compensating for these differences. You don't always want to compensate though. Blue snow in the shade that I mentioned earlier is a problem. An orange sunset isn't.

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