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kj_fi

Vantaa, FI
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kj_fi Silver Member Nikonian since 18th Jul 2007
Wed 14-Nov-12 09:25 PM

Hi!

Here is an issue of white balance in an image taken during the winter evening of November 8, 2011 when we had almost record amount of snow. Which one do you prefer from the two images below?

Image 1:

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Image 2:

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The fact is that the street lamp really shines yellow colored light and there was hardly any other light sources near. My wife's cap is red, not orange and the neighbor's house made of bricks behind is light yellow, not brown. Of course, I used snow to set the white balance in the first image.

So, should I leave the image yellow (to keep it real) or adjust it so that the snow looks white as one would expect?

Any comments or similar stories?

Best regards,
Kari
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