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Studio white balance

ray1 13 546 1 England
19 Jul 2005 2:31AM
Can anyone offer any advice on setting white balance with a grey card and studio lights. I take it that to obtain the correct setting the lights will need to be fired whilst taking the reading with the cameras preset setting.

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MartyB 12 53 United Kingdom
19 Jul 2005 2:58AM
having looked at your profile i'm assuming you will be using a digital dslr therefore I would suggest shooting RAW (thus no in camera colour temp info) with one exposure showing the gray gard so the colour temp can be set in the computer at the point of import.
ray1 13 546 1 England
20 Jul 2005 12:04AM
Thanks MartyB tried your suggestion but ended up with an over exposed subject. Any other thoughts.
MartyB 12 53 United Kingdom
20 Jul 2005 1:25AM
are you using tungsten studio lights or studio flash?
keithh Plus
13 25.4k 33 Wallis And Futuna
20 Jul 2005 1:46AM

Quote:tried your suggestion but ended up with an over exposed subject

Change your exposure or turn the lights down a couple of stops.

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