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I cant get corect skin colour tone in auto white balance.i got some photographs and i see exif data of that photos in photoshop.at the exposure mode it showing manual exposure but at the scene cature type it showing portrait.when i take photos in point and shoot portrait mode it shows scene capture type as portrait but exposure goes auto.i want to know that can i use protrait mode with manual exposure in studio lighting.

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You can't. The Portrait mode, like all the other point&shoot modes, are automatic. The camera controls most functions, like exposure metering, auto-focus mode, and white-balance. If you want control over the camera, you'll have to use one of the PSAM modes.

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Shooting, with a lens pointing to the sun is always risky for the camera. It could damage the sensor. But with a ND filter, perhaps this could. Then when you are shooting in automatic and just jpg, the camera will try to set the white balance, so the sun comes out bright white. It was the brightest spot in the frame. If you shot RAW you could be better off, because the camera did not change anything to the white balance in rte RAW picture. At least you would be able to restore the colour in a photo editor program like Lightroom or Photoshop RAW.
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With the camera on a tripod or other stable support, start taking pictures from one end of the scene to the other, overlapping one-third to one-half of the scene each time.

When you're done shooting, undo anything you did in the first paragraph so you won't be surprised by it the next time you shoot.

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You have your camera set to RAW format. It is not a compressed file, it is a full size file. Opening this in editing programs will either crash your computer or will refuse to open because of the size of the file. They are not damaged but your computer cannot handle the files. You should take them to a photo shop and have them put the files on a cd and consult your manual to change your camera to JPEG format.

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By pressing the center button on the four-way controller, you'll open up the Function menu. This menu has the following options:
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Hello cherdh,

To disable those blinking spots, just press the up or down cursor keys at the back of the camera while in playback mode. You will get three different views. One shows the EXIF data (Image data) as an over lay on your photograph. Press the button again to go to histogram mode, with graphs. Press it again to go to a mode where some image data is on the bottom of the display with no blinkies on the image.

Those blinking black spots are called highlights in a photograph. They indicate the areas where your photograph is over-exposed, i.e. where there is too much light and the colours are washed out. It can be a good tool to get a good exposure. Keep clicking with different settings till you get an exposure without those blinking spots.

I hope this helps.

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you may have an exposure compensation setting set above 0. it will produce such results. consult your manual for resetting exposure compensation. my guess is that you are about 1 to 2 f stops high. bringing it back to 0 will usually correct issue.
other poss. is white balance set to a custom setting that is irregular. this is less likely the issue.
assume you tried with various lenses and reproduced the results.
is it a genuine canon lens? possibly an 'L' series? you may have a contact problem from lens to camera. unlikely, but cleaning the contact points with a glass cleaning cloth and lens cleaner should eliminate that as an issue.
i am confident you have an exposure compensation setting issue. start there after you check the basics mentioned.
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Check the WHITE BALANCE settings and the COLOR EFFECTS settings (marked as W. BALANCE and COL. EFFECTS when MENU is pressed).

When you got to the MENU setting, press up or down arrow until you reached either selection, press the left arrow, and you'll see several options under the selected function. In WHITE BALANCE, there's an option whether you'll be shooting under sunny or cloudy skies, tungsten or flourescent lighting, and an option to select Auto or Manually set White Balance. This affects the over all color tone as it compensates the color correction depending on your shooting conditions. Fluorescent lighting for example exhibits blue spectrum, thus setting White Balance to FLUORESCENT will add warm or yellow tones to the photo. Tungsten lighting and sunny conditions exhibits yellow lighting, and setting to the White Balance on this mode will add cool or bluish tone to the picture.

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