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09-08-2016, 06:14 PM   #1
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645Z AWB or Custom White Bal

I am trying to determine if doingCustom White balance when I shoot Mainly flash on and Off camera will improve my images? I currently use AWB and the images look very good. Will doing Custom WB make any differences that I can see? Thank you

09-08-2016, 06:32 PM   #2
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You could continue to use AWB and provided you are shooting RAW use a grey card and correct the WB in post.
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I am shooting Raw. I see some other photographers use CWB and say its better than AWB. I have had NO problems with AWB. Thank you
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Well you can use either - either let the camera guess or use your best guess, for absolute accuracy you will still need a get card.

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Based on my experience with Canon bodies then a custom WB might become beneficial at iso levels where signal noise starts to become noticeable......assuming that the AWB calculation was off the mark somewhat.

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QuoteOriginally posted by rollsman4 Quote
I am shooting Raw. I see some other photographers use CWB and say its better than AWB. I have had NO problems with AWB. Thank you
The WB of the Z seems fairly spot-on most of the time, but it's just one of those things I don't care about in the least, since I'll almost certainly adjust it in post anyway.
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OK Thank you all. I will continue using AWB
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