D WHITE BALANCE
For natural colors, choose a setting that matches
the light source (for an explanation of "white bal-
ance," see the Glossary on page 117).
AUTO White balance adjusted automatically.
Measure a value for white balance.
For subjects in direct sunlight.
For subjects in the shade.
Use under "daylight" fl uorescent lights.
Use under "warm white" fl uorescent lights.
Use under "cool white" fl uorescent lights.
Use under incandescent lighting.
If AUTO does not produce the desired results (for
example, when taking close-ups), select h and
measure a value for white balance or choose the
option that matches the light source.
• At settings other than h, auto white balance is used
with the fl ash. Lower the fl ash (pg. 36) to take pic-
tures at other settings.
• Results vary with shooting conditions. Play pictures
back after shooting to check colors in the monitor.
Using the Menus: Shooting Mode
■ ■ h
h : Custom White Balance
: Custom White Balance
Choose h to adjust white balance for unusual
lighting conditions. White balance measurement
options will be displayed; frame a white object so
that it fi lls the monitor and press the shutter but-
ton all the way down to measure white balance.
If "COMPLETED!" is displayed, press MENU/OK to set
white balance to the measured value. This value
can be reselected by pressing MENU/OK when cus-
tom white balance options are displayed.
If "UNDER" is displayed, raise exposure compensa-
tion (pg. 42) and try again.
If "OVER" is displayed, lower exposure compensa-
tion and try again.
To give a deliberate color cast to your photographs,
measure a value for custom white balance using a col-
ored instead of a white object.