Adjusting color tones – White Balance
Normally, the camera automatically adjusts the color tones. However, you can also adjust
them according to the lighting conditions.
Press and hold WB (White balance) and turn the main command dial to select the desired
(One push SET)
• For details on the white balance t page 13
• Under fluorescent lights that flicker, the white balance function may not work correctly even though you
• Except in [
] (Flash) or [
• Some options are not available depending on the flash mode (page 50).
• Some options are not available depending on the Scene mode (page 30).
Main command dial
Adjusts the White Balance automatically. (Color temperature:
about 3400-7000 K)
Adjusts for outdoors, shooting night scenes, neon signs,
fireworks, or sunrise, or conditions before and after sundown.
(Color temperature: about 5500 K)
Adjusts for a cloudy sky. (Color temperature: about 6500 K)
Adjusts for fluorescent lighting. (Color temperature: about
Adjusts for places where the lighting conditions change
quickly such as at a party hall, or under bright lighting such as
at photography studios. (Color temperature: about 3200 K)
Adjusts for the flash conditions. (Color temperature: about
Adjusts the white balance depending on the light source. The
white color memorized in
becomes the basic white color. Use this mode when AWB
(Auto) or other modes cannot set the color properly. (Color
temperature: about 2000 – 10000 K)
Memorizes the basic white color which will be used in
(One push) mode.
] (One push) mode, white balance is set to AWB (Auto) when the flash
: The default setting)
(One push SET) mode