Tip of the Day – Warm It Up

Tip of the Day – Warm It Up

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Late afternoon golden hour light is meant to be exactly that – golden! Don’t be afraid to warm up your backlit shots when editing, giving a true representation of how the scene looked to you on the day. Move the white balance Temp slider towards the yellow end, then correct the Tint so the image does not look too green or magenta. Play with extremes to see just how far you need to adjust.

This image of Blat, a Labrador X Staffy owned by our wonderful dog trainer Ingrid, was taken in the little village of Olivella, Spain as part of our Barkelona pet photography retreats.

Canon EOS 1D X, Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II @ 123mm, ISO 640, 1/640 sec, f/2.8

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