Color Temperature and Hue

You can manipulate color temperature at various stages by using your RAW editor or the camera’s white balance settings. The term “color temperature” defines the composition of the light at a device’s white point (i.e., the composition of light emitted by an ideal light source at a specific temperature) and is stated in Kelvin units (K).


The higher the color temperature of light, the bluer it is. Conversely, the lower its color temperature, the redder it will be.

Contrary to our normal color perception, the higher the color temperature of a light source, the more blue components it will have. Conversely, the lower a light’s ...

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