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David Busch’s Canon® EOS M Guide to Digital Photography by Lee Sheldon

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Continuous Lighting Basics

While continuous lighting and its effects are generally much easier to visualize and use than electronic flash, there are some factors you need to take into account, particularly the color temperature of the light. (Color temperature concerns aren’t exclusive to continuous light sources, of course, but the variations tend to be more extreme and less predictable than those of electronic flash.)

Living with Color Temperature

Canon and vendors with equipment compatible with the EOS M have been valiant in their efforts to help us tame the color balance monster. One popular color balancing technology lives on in the form of ExpoDisc filter/caps (see Figure 11.4) and their ilk (www.expoimaging.com), which allow the camera’s ...

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