Home How-To Shooting The Color Of Light
Tuesday, January 16, 2007

The Color Of Light

Master white balance for greater quality and control


In your photographic life, you've come to understand how shutter speed, aperture and ISO impact the appearance of your images. By understanding the principles and impact of these settings, you gain a greater level of control over your images. White balance is just the latest addition to the powerful tools you have at your disposal. Understand it and control it, and the result will be more distinctive and beautiful photos.

 

Color Temperature Chart
   
Light Source
Degrees Kelvin
Symbol
Spectrum
Candlelight
1,900
candle
more red
Tungsten (100 W)
2,900
bulb
 
Fluorescent
4,200
tube
 
Sunny
5,500
sun
 
Hazy
6,500
partial sun
 
Partly Cloudy
9,000
cloud
more blue
    

0 Comments

Add Comment

 
 
 

 
  • International residents, click here.
Check out our other sites:
Digital Photo Pro Outdoor Photographer HDVideoPro Golf Tips Plane & Pilot