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Leica M24o (M Type 240)

M240 White Balance and Tint in Sunlight

Color accuracy and color rendition depend greatly on getting the white balance and tint close to accurate, keeping in mind that “accurate” and “pleasing” and “intended feel” often have significant divergence.

With the M Typ 240 still a new camera for me in June 2013, color was not working out following return from my mountain trip. So I elected to establish a baseline neutral setting for daylight shooting. Reviewing images made under controlled daylight conditions the prior month with various gray cards, I found that the Tint required for neutrality varied significantly depending on various factors, including brightness, indicating a non-linearity in grayscale rendition, yet another complication.

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Spot-on neutral for MacBeth using the Embedded profile: 5450°K +8M
(as per WhiBal )

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