Today’s tutorial is by Jayme of Lucid Graphic Design. She is sharing great way to do a custom white balance and save some pennies at the same time!
What is this secret? Well it is $80-100 less than an Expodisc but not quite as pretty.
It’s a clear Pringles lid with a circle cut out of a coffee filter and attached.
How it’s attached:
What you do is hold it up to your light source filling the camera frame, adjust to properly expose, snap the photo (you’ll need to do this on manual focus). Then follow your camera manual for custom white balance on your camera.
Here are the results, it works awesome & you can see has the best results!
Custom WB with the Pringles lid:
With the Shade preset since I was inside, no lights on, next to a window:
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