Monday, 5 November 2012

Practical White Balance and Why You Should Learn It!

An introduction to using white balance in your photography, something many of us just leave to our camera auto setting. The article is from Digital Photography School and is written by Russell Masters is a photographer, blogger and international man of meetings. 

White balance can be a tricky subject to master and as a beginner I found both the concept and application difficult. Getting to grips with white balance was a landmark in my early learning, gone were the days of funky looking indoor shots and chilly looking portraits, from then on the world of warm sunsets and natural skin tones lay at my feet. It’s amazing how different an image can look with and without white balance correction applied and consequently the impact on your images can be profound. The basics of white balance adjustment are relatively simple, what takes more time is training your eye to know when you’ve got it right. In doing this you will not only improve the quality of your images but will also save a whole load of time. Here to help you is a basic run down of practical white balance.

Follow the link to read the full article Practical White Balance and Why You Should Learn It!

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