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Better Available Light Digital Photography, 2nd Edition by Barry Staver, Joe Farace

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4   White balance techniques

 

 

Light is an interpretive tool in the hands of a photographer. Hecan make it harsh or soft, revealing or concealing, flatteringor libelous. The more he knows about the versatility of light, the easier it is to cope with any picture-taking situation heencounters.

—Peter Gowland, 1960

Most of us think about daylight as the “proper time” for making photographic exposures, and many photographic opportunities at night or late in the day are often overlooked. They shouldn’t be, but even all colors of daylight are not the same. Most people look at The Golden Hour and see the beauty of the subject, no more and no ...

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