Canon IXUS 300 HS User Guide

Adjusting the White Balance

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The white balance (WB) function sets the optimal white balance for natural 
looking colors to match the shooting conditions.

Choose the white balance function.

After pressing the 

m button, press the 

op buttons or turn the – dial to choose 

, then press the 

m button.

Choose an option.

Press the 

op buttons or turn the – dial to 

choose an option, then press the 

m button.

 

The setting you chose will appear on the 
screen.

Custom White Balance

You can adjust the white balance to the light source at the shooting location. 
Make sure that you set the white balance under the light source of the actual 
scene you will shoot.

In Step 2 above, choose 

.

Make sure the entire screen is filled with a 
plain, white colored subject, then press the 
n button.

 

The tint on the screen will change when a 
white balance data is set.

Adjusting the White Balance

Auto

Automatically sets the optimal white balance for the shooting conditions.

Day Light

Fine weather conditions, outdoor shooting

Cloudy

Cloudy, shady, twilight conditions

Tungsten

Tungsten, bulb-type (3-wavelength) fluorescent lighting

Fluorescent

Warm-white fluorescent, cool-white fluorescent, warm-white-type 
(3-wavelength) fluorescent lighting

Fluorescent H Daylight fluorescent, daylight-type (3-wavelength) fluorescent lighting

Custom

Manually sets a custom white balance.

If you change camera settings after recording white balance data, the tone 
may not turn out properly.