White Balance

Adjusts color tones according to the surrounding light conditions. Use this function if image color appears unnatural.
  1. MENU (White Balance) desired mode

Adjusts the white balance automatically so that the colors appear natural.

Adjusts for outdoors conditions on a fine day, evening views, night scenes, neon signs, fireworks, etc.

Adjusts for a cloudy sky or a shady location.

(Fluorescent White Balance 1)
(Fluorescent White Balance 2)
(Fluorescent White Balance 3)
[Fluorescent White Balance 1]: Adjusts for white fluorescent lighting.
[Fluorescent White Balance 2]: Adjusts for natural white fluorescent lighting.
[Fluorescent White Balance 3]: Adjusts for day white fluorescent lighting.

Adjusts for places under incandescent lamp, or under bright lighting, such as in a photo studio.

Adjusts for the flash conditions.

Effects of lighting conditions
The apparent color of the subject is affected by the lighting conditions.
The color tones are adjusted automatically, but you can adjust color tones manually using the White Balance function.
Daylight (White as Standard)
Cloudy (Bluish)
Fluorescent (Green-tinged)
Incandescent (Reddish)
  • Under fluorescent lights that flicker, the white balance function may not work correctly even though you select [Fluorescent White Balance 1], [Fluorescent White Balance 2] or [Fluorescent White Balance 3].

  • When shooting with a flash in other than [Flash] mode, [White Balance] is set to [Auto].

  • When [Flash] is [On] or [Slow Synchro], the white balance can only be adjusted to [Auto] or [Flash].

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