Mastering Color Controls
IN THIS CHAPTER
Exploring white balance and its effect on color
Creating a custom White Balance setting
Fine-tuning all White Balance settings
Bracketing white balance
Experimenting with Picture Styles
Setting the color space (sRGB or Adobe RGB)
Compared with certain camera settings — resolution, aperture, shutter speed, and so on — your camera’s color options are fairly simple to figure out. Most color problems can be easily fixed by adjusting one setting, White Balance. And getting a grip on color requires learning only a couple of new terms, an unusual state of affairs for an endeavor that often seems more like university-level science than art.
Some of the settings screens you use to adjust color options, on the other hand, are more than a little confusing, often presenting symbols or letters that don’t offer much of a clue as to their meaning. ...