D810

Camera Functions

White Balance

This is referred to as "white balance" that according to the light source, is to be shot in color image is close to the eye. Normally, should be taken with the auto default. If you want to change the color of images taken, please change the white balance to match the light source and weather.

White Balance: Auto
White Balance: Fluorescent
White Balance: Choose color temp. 9000K
White Balance: Incandescent

Auto:
White balance is adjusted automatically. Recommended in most situations.

- Normal
- Keep warm lighting colors

Incandescent:
Use under incandescent lighting.

Fluorescent:
Choose from seven types of fluorescent lighting.

Direct sunlight:
Use with subjects lit by direct sunlight.

Flash:
Use with built-in or optional flash units.

Cloudy:
Use in daylight under overcast skies.

Shade:
Use in daylight for subjects in the shade.

Choose color temp.:
Choose a color temperature.

Preset manual:
Set white balance to a previously measured value.

Procedure

01. White balance can be selected by pressing the WB button and rotating the main command dial until the desired setting is displayed in the control panel.

- Auto (2 types)
- Incandescent
- Fluorescent (7 types)
- Direct sunlight
- Flash
- Cloudy
- Shade
- Preset manual
- Choose color temp.
During live view photography, the white balance (hue) of the monitor can be set to a value different from that used for photographs. This can be effective if the lighting under which shots are framed is different from that used when the photographs are taken, as is sometimes the case when a flash or preset manual white balance is used. Adjusting the photo live view display white balance to produce a similar effect to that used for the actual photographs makes it easier to picture the results.

To use the same white balance for both the view in the monitor and the photograph, select "None."

White Balance: Related Functions

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