WB: Setting the White Balance

Article ID: ART136297 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 10/22/2015


WB: Setting the White Balance


WB: Setting the White Balance

White balance (WB) is for making the white areas look white. Normally, the <AWB> (Auto) setting will obtain the correct white balance. If natural-looking colors cannot be obtained with <AWB>, you can select the white balance that matches the light source or set it manually by shooting a white object.

1 Press the <WB> button.

2 Select the white balance.

  • While looking at the top LCD panel, turn the <> dial

About White Balance

To the human eye, a white object looks white regardless of the type of lighting. With a digital camera, the color temperature is adjusted with software to make the white areas look white. This adjustment serves as the basis for the color correction. The result is natural-looking colors in the pictures

  • You can also set the white balance under : White balance].

  • To set a Personal WB, select [Refer to the EOS Utility Instruction Manual for the procedure to register a Personal WB.

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