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06-26-2015, 09:05 PM   #1
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Q default jpeg Bluish tinge

Hi, I've been reviewing the default jpegs taken with the Q, and noticed that a lot of them have a dull, bluish tinge and not much warmth. Can this be changed in camera without applying a filter?


06-26-2015, 09:06 PM   #2
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06-26-2015, 09:24 PM   #3
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Check also your white balance setting..
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Your white balance has been set for nighttime shooting (eg tungsten), and now you're shooting in daylight. The blue tinge is actually accurate (it's the blue reflection of the sky), however your brain filters that reality out. Change your white balance to daylight (or auto), or shoot in raw (you can change the setting afterwards)

---------- Post added 06-27-15 at 01:17 PM ----------

(If all the people in your indoor evening shots appear to be heavily jaundiced, it's the same problem but in reverse - ie the camera is set to daylight)

06-27-2015, 06:58 PM   #5
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White balance on auto. Still a slight bluish tinge in a lot of the photos. I guess I'm used to warmer photos.
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Then do as adam said, and check the custom image settings. Set the dial on the front to the 'dot' (and not one of the night numbers), then image->icon in top left. It may be set to something odd (or there may be a setting you prefer)
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Shoot RAW.
You have a very capable miniature DSLM in your hands. It's not a PnS camera or phone cam
07-17-2015, 04:41 PM   #8
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Question; Are you shooting with the Q lenses or adapted lenses?

If adapted, and you're using a cheaper adapter, check that the inside isn't high gloss finish. If it is, figure out a way to make it not glossy.

Other than that, check white balance, etc. I still need to fiddle with mine to try and get as much out of it as I can...

As it stands for my camera, I've mostly just been shooting the B&W mode; everythings way sharper, I think it only uses one colour channel for its processing.


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