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Old 07-25-2009, 09:07 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Rebecca Ednie View Post
It is much easier to correct colour by setting the white balance first rather than correcting it later. Even point and shoot cameras usually have this. Just look in your manual for directions for this. Makes a huge difference even though I have a photo booth! When I don't set it, my pictures are too blue or too grey!
Thanks for bringing this up! I haven't played around with the white balance settings very much (once, when I was photographing snow, I think), so I did not include it in this tutorial. You make a great point, though - definitely something to check into! My understanding is that you take a photograph where your white background fills the entire screen, and then you tell your camera to base the white balance settings on that photo. Is that the gist of it?
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