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The Enthusiast's Guide to Night and Low-Light Photography, 1st Edition by Alan Hess

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48. ADJUSTING WHITE BALANCE AND USING CURVES FOR BETTER COLOR

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THE WHITE BALANCE setting tells your camera what color the light is under which you are photographing so that you get accurate colors in your images. It is really easy for the camera to be fooled when it uses the Auto white balance mode, especially when you’re shooting at night under mixed lighting conditions. Luckily, there is a very easy way to adjust the white balance during post-processing with Adobe Photoshop.

The Adobe Camera Raw module allows you to adjust the white balance in couple of different ways depending on the file type. You can use an eyedropper to pick a neutral spot ...

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