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You can correct the standard color temperature for the white balance
setting. This adjustment will have the same effect as using a color
temperature conversion or color compensating filter. Each color can be
corrected to one of nine levels. Users familiar with using color temperature
conversion or color compensating filters will find this feature handy.
Select [WB SHIFT/BKT].
Turn the <5> dial to select [z WB
SHIFT/BKT], then press <0>.
X The WB correction/WB bracketing
screen will appear.
White Balance Correction
Use <9> to move the “ ” to the
desired position on the screen.
B is blue, A is amber, M is magenta,
and G is green. The color in the
respective direction will be corrected.
The upper right of the “SHIFT” screen
will show the bias direction and
To cancel the white balance correction,
> to move the “ ” to the
center so that the “
” is “
Press <0> to exit the setting and
return to the menu.
White Balance CorrectionN
Sample setting : A2, G1
During the white balance correction, <2> will be displayed in the
viewfinder and on the LCD panel.
One level of the blue/amber correction is equivalent to 5 mireds of a color
temperature conversion filter. (Mired: A measurement unit indicating the
density of a color temperature conversion filter.)
You can also set white balance bracketing and AEB shooting in
combination with white balance correction.
If you turn the <5> dial in step 2, WB bracketing will be set. (p.65)