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Old Oct 20, 2006, 4:59 PM   #1
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What white balance setting would be best for shooting under metal halide lights?

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Old Oct 20, 2006, 7:28 PM   #2
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shoot in raw and it won't matter.. you set it yourself in PP.
otherwise set a custom white balance with a sheet of white paper. i've got a 4x5 card that's white on one side and 18% gray on the other..

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Old Oct 20, 2006, 11:10 PM   #3
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Custom white balance is the best. Otherwise, take some test shots with the various other settings and see if any of them look good. If you don't have a proper white card (I don't) you can use a piece of paper or something that looks white. I've used a number of different things, including a white car once that seem to work.
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