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Feb 15, 2017 12:53:08   #
ChiefEW
 
I have tried a variety of ways using Photoshop Elements 10 (need to up date)? I keep trying to figure out how to set the white balance on the camera? I have a Nikon 5300. I have also wondered if any filter would work?
Will be taking pictures of a friends wedding and would like to do the best job possible. Thanks in advance for any suggestion(s) I might receive.

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Feb 15, 2017 12:56:40   #
oldtigger
 
what are you doing to set it?
what is your menu item and setting?

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Feb 15, 2017 12:59:19   #
rmalarz (a regular here)
 
I do an image specific white balance on almost everything I photograph.
--Bob

ChiefEW wrote:
I have tried a variety of ways using Photoshop Elements 10 (need to up date)? I keep trying to figure out how to set the white balance on the camera? I have a Nikon 5300. I have also wondered if any filter would work?
Will be taking pictures of a friends wedding and would like to do the best job possible. Thanks in advance for any suggestion(s) I might receive.

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Feb 15, 2017 13:02:40   #
GoofyNewfie
 
ChiefEW wrote:
I keep trying to figure out how to set the white balance on the camera? I have a Nikon 5300..

Google?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bV-6AWb_IdI
ChiefEW wrote:
I have also wondered if any filter would work?.

No, setting the white balance in-camera is better.
Auto white-balance doesn't usually go far enough for incandescent, if that's the lighting.
Custom white balance is the best, and shoot raw so you have more to work with.
It gets tricky when you have mixed lighting sources.
ChiefEW wrote:
Will be taking pictures of a friends wedding and would like to do the best job possible.
Thanks in advance for any suggestion(s) I might receive.

Hope the wedding is not this weekend.....
Do you have a speedlight?
Just because you can shoot without a flash doesn't mean you should.

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Feb 15, 2017 13:05:29   #
bdk
 
Its been years since I used elements but start elements, load a pic with the yellow , it should load in ACR. in the top right of the box, click white balance and change the settings. UNLESS you shot JPG then that wont work.

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Feb 15, 2017 13:12:10   #
jeep_daddy (a regular here)
 
ChiefEW wrote:
I have tried a variety of ways using Photoshop Elements 10 (need to up date)? I keep trying to figure out how to set the white balance on the camera? I have a Nikon 5300. I have also wondered if any filter would work?
Will be taking pictures of a friends wedding and would like to do the best job possible. Thanks in advance for any suggestion(s) I might receive.


First off, it's best if you shoot raw so that you can change the w/b and it won't cause weird thing to happen. W/B is a little difficult to talk about because it's not just one simple thing you need to do. There are several ways to take care of w/b. I'll touch on a few.

1. Setting a custom w/b in camera so that it's correct as you shoot
2. Shooting a gray card in each and every different lighting condition and using that picture in post to set w/b of all pictures taken in that light.
3. Using custom tools like X-rite ColorChecker Passport to correct w/b and color by creating profiles and also dual lighting condition profiles
4. Using a custom tool that fits on your lens like the ExpoDisc 2.0 https://www.rogueflash.com/products/expodisc-2-0?utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=googlepla&variant=997135228&gclid=CjwKEAiAlZDFBRCKncm67qihiHwSJABtoNIgj1Wr6uSXyMUr-cOGaXZ3PB9PYLkwqwKkV21Jzb55jRoCXlHw_wcB
5. Simply adjusting w/b in either Lightroom, or ACR (Adobe Camera Raw) by using sliders

It would take some time to teach how to do each one. If you are not using flash, the easiest one to do is the ExpoDisc. The second easiest is to shoot a gray card.

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Feb 15, 2017 13:17:04   #
mcveed
 
Before the fact: set the white balance to "incandescent" on most cameras it is represented by a lightbulb icon. The auto white balance on most cameras is not able to accurately render the color of images lit with incandescent light. This is almost always a criticism of Nikon cameras in camera reviews.
After the fact: Click on "Enhance" along top edge of Elements window; from drop down menu select "Adjust color"; from next drop down menu select "Remove color cast". When you do this a little window will appear with instructions as well as a little eye dropper icon. You simply place the eye dropper tip onto something in the image that should be white or neutral grey and 'click'
The color will be adjusted to make the area you clicked turn white.

These are the simple, immediate solutions to your problem. There are other and better solutions, already mentioned by some posters, but these take a long time to describe completely enough for you to implement them. It is part of the long learning process.

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Feb 15, 2017 13:24:35   #
robertjerl (a regular here)
 
ChiefEW wrote:
I have tried a variety of ways using Photoshop Elements 10 (need to up date)? I keep trying to figure out how to set the white balance on the camera? I have a Nikon 5300. I have also wondered if any filter would work?
Will be taking pictures of a friends wedding and would like to do the best job possible. Thanks in advance for any suggestion(s) I might receive.


Others have covered the tech side of the camera. I will cover the human side of it.
A. the brain will edit the scene to look "right", even when the lighting changes, so don't try to set WB for every shot, only a very few rare individuals can do that. Besides it wastes time and keeps you so busy you will miss a lot. My photography professor said "Learn to see the light." He was referring to light, shadow, modeling etc, not color balance, for that you had to know what kind of light it was and the color temperature of each type, you can't really see it in many cases. (And, unless they made an effort to avoid it, most places have mixed lighting anyway, different types of lights plus natural light.)
B. shoot in RAW, or RAW + JPEG if you want to see things instantly (what shows on the view screen is a JPEG based on in camera settings, so if the images are off ignore it, the RAW isn't affected)
C. then in PP use the WB controls to get things "right".

So I would recommend shooting RAW, reset the camera to one of the standard JPEG versions built in that you like for the rear screen and use Auto WB - it only changes the JPEG, not the RAW. Then if you don't already do it learn to start your editing in RAW then convert to JPEG for the final output.

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Feb 15, 2017 18:37:29   #
Gene51 (a regular here)
 
ChiefEW wrote:
I have tried a variety of ways using Photoshop Elements 10 (need to up date)? I keep trying to figure out how to set the white balance on the camera? I have a Nikon 5300. I have also wondered if any filter would work?
Will be taking pictures of a friends wedding and would like to do the best job possible. Thanks in advance for any suggestion(s) I might receive.


Non one has addressed the underlying issue - if you are struggling a bit with this fundamental concept - why wouldn't you be a good friend and suggest they hire a pro - then you can ask the pro if you could be a second shooter - you'll learn a lot more about shooting a wedding than getting the right whit balance. And trust me, there is a lot more to doing a wedding, if you are being genuine about wanting to do the best job possible.

This is what I use:

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

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Feb 16, 2017 05:45:00   #
WessoJPEG
 
ChiefEW wrote:
I have tried a variety of ways using Photoshop Elements 10 (need to up date)? I keep trying to figure out how to set the white balance on the camera? I have a Nikon 5300. I have also wondered if any filter would work?
Will be taking pictures of a friends wedding and would like to do the best job possible. Thanks in advance for any suggestion(s) I might receive.


Set camera to neutral or standard to get rid of yellow, probably is set to vivid.

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Feb 16, 2017 06:09:30   #
Gene51 (a regular here)
 
WessoJPEG wrote:
Set camera to neutral or standard to get rid of yellow, probably is set to vivid.


This will likely only address saturation, not color or whte balance.

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Feb 16, 2017 07:00:07   #
oldtigger
 
i doubt the bride will be delighted with snaps of her in an orange wedding gown.
If you have not learned to set color temp in your camera,
then you are not ready to shoot anyone's wedding.

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Feb 16, 2017 07:01:29   #
WessoJPEG
 
Gene51 wrote:
This will likely only address saturation, not color or whte balance.


My inside shots had a yellow cast to them years ago. Took camera to the shop and that's what they told me. I had it set on vivid. They put it on standard and the yellow was gone. I've learned since that it's not the only remedy. But I thought it might help a little, thanks for the reply.😃😉😊

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Feb 16, 2017 07:20:23   #
nicoma1963
 
In PSE10, open the edit window, file, open, as raw file. You will have all the edits as if you shot it in raw. The first adjustment will be white balance. Good luck!

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Feb 16, 2017 07:24:56   #
Morning Star
 
bdk wrote:
Its been years since I used elements but start elements, load a pic with the yellow , it should load in ACR. in the top right of the box, click white balance and change the settings. UNLESS you shot JPG then that wont work.


Actually, it does work!
From the menu, select File -> Open in Camera Raw, then navigate to the jpg whose white balance you want to change. Open it, then move the Temperature slider till you've got the colouring you expected (or want). When done, click Open Image at the bottom right and you're back in PSE for further editing.

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