Nikon 6MB07411-03 User Manual (en)

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White Balance Options
For natural coloration, choose a white balance setting that 
matches the light source before shooting. The following options 
are available:
Option
Color temp.
*
 
Description
Auto
3,500–
8,000 K
White balance is adjusted 
automatically. For best results, use type 
G or D lens. If optional flash fires, results 
are adjusted appropriately.
Incandescent
3,000 K
Use under incandescent lighting.
Fluorescent
Use with:
Sodium-vapor lamps
2,700 K
• Sodium-vapor lighting (found in 
sports venues).
Warm-white 
fluorescent
3,000 K
• Warm-white fluorescent lights.
White fluorescent
3,700 K
• White fluorescent lights.
Cool-white 
fluorescent
4,200 K
• Cool-white fluorescent lights.
Day white 
fluorescent
5,000 K
• Daylight white fluorescent lights.
Daylight fluorescent
6,500 K
• Daylight fluorescent lights.
High temp. 
mercury-vapor
7,200 K
• High color temperature light sources 
(e.g. mercury-vapor lamps).
Direct sunlight
5,200 K
Use with subjects lit by direct sunlight.
Flash
5,400 K
Use with optional flash units.
Cloudy
6,000 K
Use in daylight under overcast skies.
Shade
8,000 K
Use in daylight with subjects in the shade.
Choose color temp.
2,500–
10,000 K
Choose color temperature from list of 
values (
0 157).
Preset manual
Use subject, light source, or existing 
photograph as reference for white 
balance (
0 158).
* All values are approximate. Fine-tuning set to 0.