DSLR White Balance

DSLR White Balance

Grey card

This grey card can be used to manually set your DSLR white balance

I think for hobbyists, it’s probably fair to say that DSLR white balance, of all of the settings on your digital camera, is likely to be the most neglected . Most of the hobby photographers that I know (including myself a lot of the time) tend to rely on the automatic WB setting of the camera rather than setting it manually for each occasion. This isn’t a problem if the camera “guesses” the lighting situation correctly, but it can often be a bit of a hit-and-miss scenario for a DSLR. To set your DSLR white balance correctly, obviously we need to understand it, so let’s get started.

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