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    Default Which W/B card to consider

    Expo Disc , WhiBal and more

    Which one should consider ...??
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    first to note. expo disc is not a WB card, it's a white balance filter.

    if you're talking abt card, kodak does produce 18% gray card. you might want to try?
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    Quote Originally Posted by sexalicious View Post
    first to note. expo disc is not a WB card, it's a white balance filter.

    if you're talking abt card, kodak does produce 18% gray card. you might want to try?
    I thought 18% grey is for exposure and not for WB? Or can it be used for both?
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    nono. it's for WB
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    Hmm. But my cam's instruction manual states to "Frame a white object...." Grey works as well or better?
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    as long it is a neutral tone card, you use a it to do custom white balance.

    18% gray card can use for doing white balance, and also use it for exposure metering.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hairygorillaz View Post
    Hmm. But my cam's instruction manual states to "Frame a white object...." Grey works as well or better?
    it is easier to find a white object than find a neutral tone object.
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    Quote Originally Posted by catchlights View Post
    as long it is a neutral tone card, you use a it to do custom white balance.

    18% gray card can use for doing white balance, and also use it for exposure metering.

    thanks for sharing, i only thought it's for custom WB, didnt know abt exposure. tell more?
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    Hmm ... ok .. thks ...

    I know which one is much more useful to me now
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    Quote Originally Posted by sexalicious View Post
    thanks for sharing, i only thought it's for custom WB, didnt know abt exposure. tell more?
    So we were both partially right. Sexalicious, tell us more :P
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    custom WB filter is something which you take a photo towards a light source, to check the correct WB of the area. after which you've to set in your camera. =p
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