Preset manual – Nikon D5000 User Manual
Preset manual is used to record and recall custom white balance settings for shooting
under mixed lighting or to compensate for light sources with a strong color cast. Two
methods are available for setting preset white balance:
❚❚Measuring a Value for Preset White Balance
Light a reference object.
Place a neutral gray or white object under the lighting that will be used in the
Display white balance options.
To display the menus, press the
Highlight White balance in the shooting
menu and press 2 to display white balance
Select Preset manual.
Highlight Preset manual and press 2.
Highlight Measure and press 2. The menu
shown at right will be displayed; highlight
Yes and press
The message shown at right will be
displayed before the camera enters preset
Neutral gray or white object is placed under lighting that will be used in final photo
and white balance measured by camera (see below).
White balance is copied from photo on memory card (0 102).