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How to Set White Balance for Video

Video white balance tips

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Getting Creative with White Balance

Try getting creative with your camera's white balance for some interesting results.

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Setting White Balance

How do I set my camera’s white balance for different lighting situations?

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Nikon HD-SLR Video Tips

Video series of tips on shooting video with your HD-SLR camera

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Flash Points: The Control of Light

Color temperature, rear sync, slow sync: Three key elements in flash photography.

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Marketplace: One and Only

Nikon 1 AW1 waterproof, shockproof interchangeable lens camera

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Scene Recognition System and Advanced SRS

Nikon's SRS and Advanced SRS recognize the position, color, tones and…

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Nikon 1 Technology: Creative Palette

Creatively alter your images while shooting with Creative Palette

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Speedlight Tutorial: Bounce Technique

David Tejada uses Speedlights wirelessly for pleasing portrait illumination

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How a Sports Illustrated Photographer Shoots his Kid's Games

What can a Sports Illustrated photographer teach you about…

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Photo Editing with Nikon's Capture NX 2

Learn to use editing features of Capture NX 2 software to get the most from your…

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Photography Lighting Tutorial Part 1 - Control of Color

Go on location with Joe McNally for a video tutorial on lighting…

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A Snapshot of Digital Images Online

A statistical look at how much image data is stored in the cloud

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Using Variable Neutral Density Filters to Adjust Exposure in DSLR Video

Adjusting exposure with Variable ND filters

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How to Film Using Autofocus, Rack Focus and Manual Focus Techniques

Focusing tips for HDSLR video shooting

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Resources to Enhance your Photographic Experience

Learn more about the helpful resources available from Nikon

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Sandro

Commercial photographer and filmmaker Sandro is a Nikon Ambassador. Learn more about his photography.

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Shooting Family Interview Movies with a DSLR

Adding interviews to family movies and videos

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Scene Auto Selector

A COOLPIX feature that recognizes the type of scene or setting and automatically selects the…

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Camera Tips: Using the My Menu Feature of your Nikon DSLR

Sara Wood explains how she uses the My Menu feature on Nikon…

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Treating Everyone on Set with Respect

Blair Bunting on respecting everyone on set

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Backgrounds in Wildlife Photography

Ron Magill shares a tip for photographing wildlife

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Shooting in Inclement Weather

Corey Rich discusses shooting in bad weather

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The Importance of Learning Photography Fundamentals

Bambi Cantrell on the importance of learning fundamentals

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How to Set White Balance for Video

White Balance (WB) adjusts the color temperature in an image or scene. Nikon HDSLRs offer a range of white balance options that you can choose from: bright sun, shade, cloudy, incandescent, fluorescent, and K. There’s also PRE which stands for Preset Manual, which allows you to set a preset based specifically on the lighting you’re currently shooting in.

When shooting video, turn on Live View and scroll through the various white balance options while looking at the LCD. You’ll be able to see exactly how the scene looks with each white balance setting, making it easy to set an accurate or creative white balance for the scene you’re shooting.

Remember to check your HDSLR camera’s User’s Manual for instructions on its particular menu navigation and dial layout.

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