Category: Color Photography

Posts about the use of color in photography

White Balance

Most of us use our white balance settings in the automatic (AWB) setting. The idea is that if white looks white, then everything else is “color correct”. Is “color correct” always what we want? What if our photograph wasn’t “color

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A Color or Black and White Photograph?

The form/content of a picture can elicit a emotional/psychological response. If a picture is black and white, then form/content alone elicits a emotional/psychological response. If a picture is color, then form/content with the addition of color elicits a emotional/psychological response

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White Should Be White. Right?

The white balance settings on your camera represent the Kelvin temperatures of various illuminating light sources. The Kelvin temperature of a light source describes the color of an illuminating light source. The term color temperature and the term Kelvin temperature

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Feelin’ Blue? How About, Red, Green Or Any Other Color?

Color evokes emotion. Green with envy, feeling blue, seeing red, etc. You can use the white balance setting on your camera to manipulate how color appears in your pictures. When you use the white balance settings on your camera to

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The Color Of Light

We describe the color of  light in degrees Kelvin. Take a look at the white balance settings on your camera. Those white balance settings represent the Kelvin temperatures of  different light sources. The settings probably look like icons but those

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Using Color Creatively

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A Good Photograph Involves A Good Thought Process

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Use Your White Balance Creatively

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Use The White Balance Settings On Your Camera To Make Better Photographs

While using the auto white balance settings is fine for making an average picture, learning to use the various white balance settings on your camera allows you to use color on a more creative level.

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How Are Hue Feeling?

Hue is color. Red is a hue, green is a hue, blue is a hue, etc Color evokes emotion. Green with envy, feeling blue, seeing red with anger, etc. You can use the white balance setting on your camera to

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