K10D

Rick Womer rwomer1004 at yahoo.com
Sun Feb 18 13:23:44 EST 2007


Dave,

What does white balance have to do with anything when
you are using an R72 filter???

Rick


--- David J Brooks <pentkon52 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Before it got cold and snowed here, i played with
> the manual WB on
> green grass for IR balances.
> I noticed ,and again it could be me not doing right,
> that after
> shooting the grass with R72 filter on, (15 sec
> exposure to get s good
> reading) it gave me a test shot. I click on the, use
> whole fram for
> balance, and hit ok. When i did that, the next
> screen went to proper
> colour for the scene and gave me a yellow/brown cast
> instead of
> magenta that i got on my istD.
> 
> I intend to experiment when the snow goes away, but
> does this sound
> normal for the manual wb.
> 
> Dave
> 
> On 2/17/07, Paul Stenquist <pnstenquist at comcast.net>
> wrote:
> > In the studio I shoot AWB and adjust color temp
> when doing the RAW
> > conversion. I can deliver any result I want that
> way and can adjust
> > the temperature and tint precisely. I don't see
> any reason to fool
> > with white balance in the camera.
> > Paul
> > On Feb 17, 2007, at 8:40 PM, William Robb wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Digital Image Studio"
> > > Subject: Re: K10D
> > >
> > >
> > >>
> > >> The WB function is the bit I dislike the most
> about the camera, the
> > >> screen is quite poor as a tool by which to
> judge colour balance
> > >> and if
> > >> you wish to take a simple WB from a card it's a
> more complex
> > >> procedure
> > >> than the *ist D and there is only a single
> memory. And in reality
> > >> setting the WB by temperature is only relevant
> if you are using an
> > >> external colour temperature meter as reference.
> They could have made
> > >> it a lot simpler and more effective IMO, though
> those impressed by
> > >> pretty displays and gadgets should be over the
> moon.
> > >>
> > >
> > > I recall waxing poetic about the WB.
> > > Considering it's level of flexibility, it should
> be more functional
> > > than it
> > > is.
> > > It is good for balancing the camera into the
> studio lights, but
> > > that is
> > > mostly because I have a calibrated monitor and
> digital photolab
> > > within 25
> > > feet of the shooting room, so I'm not depending
> on the camera LCD
> > > for colour
> > > feedback.
> > >
> > > William Robb
> > >
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