Learning Color Temperature And White Balance In Photography

Lighting The Road To Better Photographs.

Kelvin Color ScaleNo matter what type of photography you may be thinking of getting into one of the things you’re going to have to learn is color temperature and setting the white balance on your camera. Knowing these items can make the difference between producing a picture that is warm and inviting as opposed to one that is cold and unappealing. Yes we know that dealing with terms like Kelvin and the using custom white balance settings can seem intimidating to say the least, but it is something you’re going to have to lean to work with.

In an effort to do just that SLR Lounge | Photography Tutorials has produced a video giving you 6 Tips to Understanding White Balance and Color Temperature. After viewing this video you’ll have a pretty solid idea how the Kelvin temperature scale relates to visible light and how it affects your photos. In addition you’ll also learn how setting the white balance in your camera will compensate for different types of lighting.

Let’s get started so that you can begin applying a lot of these tips to your daily photography and ingrain them in your memory. Simply watch the video below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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