HI - 5D newb here.
I'm shooting in RAW and I want to confirm/determine what my actual custom white balance temperature is set to on my 5D MK III when I take a sample with my light disc and use it to customize white balance.
The thing is, I have photos I'm needing to take in a procession, moving from light source to light source, and auto wb isn't cutting it. What I want to do instead, is match the temperature on the light sources in two of the locations to the original light source, so the shots can be shot "live" with custom white balance that works all the way through.
But when I set it to custom, while it looks great in-camera, I'm not seeing anywhere in the camera that will tell me the actual WB temperature that was detected and compensated for.
Thanks - yeah. I do have a nice light meter, but light meters dont typically measure color temp.
Sorry, yes, color meter, of course.
At any rate, I love my camera! It's taking great footage despite my best efforts!
And in the end, that's what's important. Hopefully the journey is half the fun. Enjoy.
And I was thinking if I can read the temperature that the camera is reading, and compare readings in different rooms, I would stand a chance at being able to make adjustments. But otherwise it seems like there are $1000 color temp meters.
I have seen raw software that captured in-camera temp readings, and you can read them there, but that's a long process to go through to get a numeric value for color temp.
It sounds like Canon doesn't reveal this, in-camera, unless I'm mistaken.
Thanks for your time
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