Designing with White Balance, Color, and Style
In This Chapter
Understanding white balance
Setting the white balance
Creating a custom white balance
Deciding on a color space
Using Picture Styles
Photography is a whole lot of fun for so many different reasons. This chapter dives into the topic of color, explaining such concepts as white balance (a feature that compensates for the varying color casts created by different light sources) and color space (an option that determines how the colors in your photos should be rendered). I conclude with a discussion of Picture Styles, which are processing options built right into the camera.
That’s a lot. It’s important. When you begin to fine-tune your photos by paying attention to white balance, you have expanded your horizons as a photographer. That’s a good thing!
Shedding Light on White Balance
Every light source emits a particular ...