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The Trick for Warmer Sunrises and Sunsets

Here’s a trick I picked up from Bill Fortney for getting even warmer sunrises and sunsets: For Nikon shooters, go to your camera’s Shooting menu and choose Cloudy as your white balance. Press the right arrow button to get the White Balance Cloudy submenu, and move the dot in the middle of the grid to the right three spots (to A3), and then click OK. This does an amazing job of warming these types of photos. If you’re a Canon shooter, go to your camera’s menu and choose Cloudy as your white balance. Go back to the menu, select WB SHIFT/BKT, move the dot in the middle of the grid to the right three spots (to A3), and then press the Set button. Note: Don’t forget to turn this setting off when you’re not shooting sunrises or sunsets. Okay, it wouldn’t be the worst thing in the world (it won’t ruin all your subsequent shots), but your world will be a little warmer.

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