Why the difference in tone??

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Why the difference in tone??

Joined: September 19th, 2006, 5:20 pm

September 5th, 2008, 2:14 pm #1

Hello Everybody

I've noticed I get blue tone to some of my pictures.
Is this caused by the camera or software? (Kodak C643)
The lighter tone is more inline with the true colors.
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Thanks for your time and knowledge
...Tony the Mutt...
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Joined: August 23rd, 2004, 4:20 pm

September 7th, 2008, 10:18 pm #2

If it is, that's probably why. I know that when I do that with my Olympus C2100UZ, it comes out with all sorts of different color shifts and casts. This is usually from a strong colored background that confuses the WB software.

Try setting the White balance to match the type of light you are using and see if that makes a difference.

Hope this helps,
Val
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Joined: August 23rd, 2004, 4:20 pm

September 7th, 2008, 10:19 pm #3

Hello Everybody

I've noticed I get blue tone to some of my pictures.
Is this caused by the camera or software? (Kodak C643)
The lighter tone is more inline with the true colors.
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Thanks for your time and knowledge
...Tony the Mutt...



White backgrounds confuses the White balance less than other colors


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Joined: September 19th, 2006, 5:20 pm

September 7th, 2008, 11:33 pm #4

Hello Everybody

I've noticed I get blue tone to some of my pictures.
Is this caused by the camera or software? (Kodak C643)
The lighter tone is more inline with the true colors.
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Thanks for your time and knowledge
...Tony the Mutt...
Thanks for the reply.
Yes the white balance is set to
tungsten not auto. I use two of those
GE Reveal lights.

Tony
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September 8th, 2008, 4:43 pm #5

and the tungsten setting on your camera is trying to do the same thing, hence the extra blue. (I had to search for information on the GE Reveal lights)

May I suggest taking a series of photos using different WB settings? You may find that Daylight works best. I use an Ott-Light Daylight balanced flourescent light for all my photography now and I set the camera to Daylight. THis gives the truest color as seen by the old Mk-40 Eyeball. Goodness I hope I'm not colorblind!

Hope this helps.

Aloha,
Val
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Joined: September 19th, 2006, 5:20 pm

September 8th, 2008, 7:45 pm #6

Thanks Val, that makes sense and very well
could be the problem. I'll look for the Ott lights
you mentioned and take those test shots too.

Thanks My Friend
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Joined: February 28th, 2006, 1:55 pm

December 19th, 2013, 5:58 am #7

Hello Everybody

I've noticed I get blue tone to some of my pictures.
Is this caused by the camera or software? (Kodak C643)
The lighter tone is more inline with the true colors.
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Thanks for your time and knowledge
...Tony the Mutt...


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June 30th, 2018, 5:20 am #8

I think you would have much better luck if you become familiar with setting a proper white balance ... here is a technique ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdYWhQeZrOE



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July 9th, 2018, 6:50 am #9

You do realize this is a 10 year old thread with the last post 5 years ago?
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