Adjusting color (white balance)
White balance (WB) ensures that white objects in images recorded by the camera
appear white. [AUTO] is suitable in most circumstances, but other values can be
selected according to the light source when [AUTO] fails to produce the desired results
or you wish to introduce a deliberate color cast into your images.
Press the z button to display the live control, and select the white balance
item using FG.
S-IS AUTOS-IS AUTO
Select an option with HI and press the z button.
WB mode Color
temperature Light conditions
balance AUTO kUsed for most light conditions (when there is a
white portion framed on the monitor). Use this
mode for general use.
For shooting outdoors on a clear day, or to
capture the reds in a sunset or the colors in a
ﬁ reworks display
N7500K For shooting outdoors in the shadows on a clear
O 6000K For shooting outdoors on a cloudy day
1 3000K For shooting under a tungsten light
>4000K For subjects lit by ﬂ uorescent lights
UkFor underwater photography
n5500K For ﬂ ash shooting
(P. 53 )
set by one-
Choose when a white or gray subject can be
used to measure white balance and the subject
is under mixed lighting or lit by an unknown type
of ﬂ ash or other light source.
balance CWB 2000K –
After pressing the INFO button, use HI
buttons to select a color temperature and then