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Nikon D7500 For Dummies by Julie Adair King

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Chapter 6

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, making sense of your camera’s color options is easy-breezy. First, color problems aren’t common, and when they occur, they’re usually simple to fix with your camera's White Balance setting. Second, getting a grip on color requires learning only a few new terms, an unusual state of affairs for an endeavor that often seems more like high-tech science than art. This chapter explains White Balance along with other features that enable you to fine-tune the way your camera renders colors, whether you’re shooting photos or movies.

Understanding White Balance

Every light source emits a particular color cast. The fluorescent lights in some restrooms, for example, put out a yellowish-green ...

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