Chapter 2: Taking pictures and recording video clips
Different kinds of lighting conditions cast different colors. For
example, sunlight is more blue, while indoor tungsten light is
more yellow. Scenes dominated by a single color may require
an adjustment of the white balance setting to help the camera
reproduce colors more accurately and ensure that whites
appear white in the final picture. You can also adjust the white
balance to produce creative effects. Using the
settings can produce a warmer look to the picture, and the
setting can make a sunset picture look more orange.
buttons to select a
setting. The new setting is applied
screen behind the
menu, so you should be able to
see the effect the setting will have
on the picture.
to save the setting and return to the
The following table helps explain the settings in more detail.
Camera automatically identifies and
corrects for scene illuminance. This is the
default setting, and the white balance is
when you turn the camera
Camera balances color assuming it is
outdoors under sun or bright cloudy