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Practical Digital Photomicrography: Photography Through the Microscope for the Life Sciences by Brian Matsumoto

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9.3. Improving the Image

If care is taken in adjusting the microscope and camera, it should be unnecessary to adjust the image's white balance. Adjusting this after the picture is taken is an unnecessary step, and for studies requiring collecting hundreds of images, it is more efficient to make sure that the camera and microscope are properly adjusted first.

That said, it may be necessary at times to correct an image's color balance. If you use a digital SLR and save the image in RAW format, you can adjust the white balance with either Adobe Bridge or the program supplied by the camera manufacturer. Adobe Bridge provides several ways to alter the white balance. The simplest is to use the white balance for transmitted light illumination. When ...

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