If you have completed our beginner’s guide to digital photography, and read up on the best online photography courses, you’re well on your way to becoming a better photographer.
However, you might still be unsure about white balance. In which case now is the perfect time to learn. With that in mind, here’s everything you need to know about white balance and the dramatic difference it can make to your photos…
What Is White Balance? Using the correct white balance is essential to achieving natural looking colors in your photos. Ever noticed how interior photos sometimes look very yellow? That’s down to white balance.
Here’s a photo with the wrong white balance:
And here’s the same photo with the correct white balance:
Notice how the first photo looks very orange, with a very unnatural looking silver on the bottom of the lens mount. While this photo could do with some other corrections, it has still been improved by changing the white balance.
If you’re taking photos in full auto ..