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White Balance
hh: Custom White Balance: Custom White Balance
Choose h to adjust white balance for unusual lighting conditions. White balance measurement options will
be displayed; frame a white object so that it  lls the display and press the shutter button all the way down to
measure white balance (to select the most recent custom value and exit without measuring white balance,
press DISP/BACK, or press MENU/OK to select the most recent value and display the  ne-tuning dialog).
If “COMPLETED!” is displayed, press MENU/OK to set white balance to the measured value.
If “UNDER” is displayed, raise exposure compensation (P 29) and try again.
If “OVER” is displayed, lower exposure compensation and try again.
kk: Color Temperature: Color Temperature
Color temperature is an objective measure of the color of a light source, expressed in Kelvin (K). Light sources
with a color temperature close to that of direct sunlight appear white; light sources with a lower color tempera-
ture have a yellow or red cast, while those with a higher color temperature are tinged with blue. You can match
color temperature to the light source as shown in the following table, or choose options that di er sharply from
the color of the light source to make pictures “warmer” or “colder.
Choose for redder light sources
or “colder” pictures
Choose for bluer light sources
or “warmer” pictures
2,000 K
5,000 K
Direct sunlight
15,000 K
Blue sky
Sunset/sunrise Shade
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