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Mastering the Nikon D700 by Darrell Young, James Johnson

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Method 1 – Manual White Balance Using the WB Button

Sometimes we might simply want to control the WB in a totally manual way. This method and the next are basically the same thing, only one is set using a button and dial and the other by menu changes.

Each of these methods will allow you to set a particular WB temperature. If you want your image to appear cool, medium, or warm, you can set the appropriate color temperature and take the picture; then look at the image on the Monitor LCD. In Figure 4-2, we see the external camera controls used to adjust WB.

Manually Selecting a Color Temperature Between 2,500 and 10,000K

The K, or Choose Color Temp, selection is a flexible one that allows you to select a WB value manually between 2,500 K and 10,000 ...

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