White Balance in Photography

White Balance in Photography

White Balance in Photography

Warming things up

Most people prefer shots to be ‘warmer’ rather than ‘colder’. Indeed, landscapes and portraits often benefit from a little extra warmth rather than being rendered with technically ‘correct’ colors. There are a number of ways of achieving this. One is to deliberately choose a mis-matched white balance

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What is White Balance

What is White Balance

What is White Balance

What is White balance

Photographers switching over to digital cameras are always asking me, “What is white balance?” Film users had no control over white balance. You bought a film balanced to typical daylight and the only other option was to switch to a special ‘tungsten-balanced’ film for shooting under

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Complementary Colors in Photography

Complimentary Colors on the Color Wheel

Complimentary colors are located opposite each other on the color wheel.

Getting colors to work together to produce a striking or harmonious image can be helped by an understanding of the ‘color wheel’ and the concepts of harmonious and complementary colors. Harmonious colors lie close to each other on the color wheel, and used

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