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Nikon D5600 For Dummies by Julie Adair King

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Chapter 5

Mastering Color Controls

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Exploring white balance and its effect on color

check Creating custom White Balance settings

check Bracketing white balance

check Setting the Color Space (sRGB versus Adobe RGB)

check Taking a quick look at Picture Controls

Compared with understanding certain aspects of digital photography — resolution, aperture, shutter speed, and so on — making sense of your camera’s color options is easy-breezy. First, color problems aren’t all that common, and when they are, they’re usually simple to fix with a quick shift of your camera's White Balance setting. 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 high-tech science than art.

This chapter explains the aforementioned White Balance control along with other features that enable you to fine-tune the way your camera renders colors, whether you're shooting photos or recording movies.

Adjusting the White Balance Setting ...

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