Nikon D800 User Manual (en)

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White balance can be selected by pressing the 
U button and 
rotating the main command dial until the desired setting is 
displayed in the control panel.
Choose color temp.
2,500–
10,000 K
Choose color temperature from list of 
values (
Preset manual
Use subject, light source, or existing 
photograph as reference for white 
balance (
* All values are approximate and do not reflect fine-tuning (if applicable).
U button
Main command dial
Control panel
A
The Shooting Menu
White balance can also be adjusted using the 
White balance option in the shooting menu 
(
0 268), which also can be used to fine-tune 
white balance (
0 148) or measure a value for 
preset white balance (
0 154). The Auto option 
in the White balance menu offers a choice of 
Normal and Keep warm lighting colors, which 
preserves the warm colors produced by incandescent lighting, while 
the 
Fluorescent option can be used to select the light source from 
the bulb types.
A
Studio Flash Lighting
Auto white balance may not produce the desired results with large 
studio flash units. Use preset white balance or set white balance to 
Flash and use fine-tuning to adjust white balance.
Option
Color temp.
*
 
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