Adjusting colors/color tones to suit your preferences

Use the following function to correct the effect of ambient light on colors, so that white objects appear white in your shots.

White balance

Setting the camera

  1. [White Balance]

    MENU → (Camera Settings1) → [White Balance] → desired setting.

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Guide to using the camera

Setting the camera

For automatic determination of light sources where you shoot

[Auto] is recommended. Color tones are adjusted for optimal overall balance. In [Priority Set in AWB], you can also specify the color tones to prioritize under incandescent light or similar light sources.

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To emphasize reds or blues

Choose a preset mode such as [Daylight], [Incandescent], or [Fluor.: Warm White].

To perform fine adjustments of the color tones

After selecting a [White Balance] setting, press the right side of the control wheel to display the fine adjustment screen.

You can fine-tune color tone in 0.5 steps on the Blue-Amber axis and 0.25 steps on the Green-Magenta axis.

[White Balance]: [Auto]

Shooting with enhanced blue, after fine-tuning

For more accurate colors

Custom white balance is recommended. Three settings can be registered.


These functions are available to lock auto white balance as needed: [AWB Lock Hold], [AWB Lock Toggle], and [Still ImagesShutter AWB Lock].

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*The menu screen images on this web page have been simplified for display purposes, and do not exactly reflect the actual screen display of the camera.