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Friday, December 20, 2013

Always Check Your Settings


I don't know what this is but I bet it was even nicer looking in the earlier stages of life.

Here is a good example of when you have the white balance adjust incorrectly.  
The first photo is with my little Canon point & shoot. 

These next two are with my Nikon DSLR with the white balance maladjusted.

This is one of the larger shelf fungi I have come across.



10 comments:

  1. If you hadn't tooled us the secret I wouldn't have noticed.

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  2. still looks good to my old, tired eyes. :)

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  3. The fungis look like small tables to put a glass on while having a reception or so :)

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  4. Those leaves were just a boring green before; that purple is really wild. In Adobe Lightroom, you can adjust the white balance with a slider to get it just where you want it.

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  5. Lovely fungi shots John...
    I will have to check but I think your "shelf" fungi is what we call "bracket" over here.
    Point and Shoot cameras and even smart phones are all you need when out and about these days.

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  6. I have been guilty of having my flash on the wrong setting too.

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  7. Wonderful natures shots. It's amazing what you can find if you really stop and look.

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  8. Interesting shots - so many button and dials these days - often get things wrong!

    One of the user setting on my Nikon lets you control a whole lot of settings in one go - it's a really good feature.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

    PS: I will take too cold over too hot any day!

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  9. It makes me sooo mad when I discover I've forgotten to check my camera settings!

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  10. The white balance is the one thing I am always messing with. Most of the time I like it set on "shade" if I'm photographing plants, even on a sunny day. It lends a warmer tone. Auto or sun setting seems to make things too "blue" to me.

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