Request: Color overlay interferes when adjusting white balance

asked 2014-01-19 15:09:15 +0300

updated 2014-01-19 23:09:32 +0300

Having a coloured overlay in the manual camera settings screen makes it damn near impossible to choose the correct white balance without resorting to trial and error.

If there were at least a small "window" of the actual camera view, that might be enough to serve as a WYSIWYG for white balance.

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Actually not always blue, depends on your ambience. But yes, you are absolutely right.

ssahla ( 2014-01-19 21:03:33 +0300 )edit

Edited accordingly. Thanks!

andrew_dotdot ( 2014-01-19 23:07:02 +0300 )edit

It could be possibile to implement a custom WB setting the way it's usually found on "real" cameras: selecting this option, you're presented with a standard camera screen with a rectangle centred in it. If you then fill this rectangle with a white or gray surface and shoot, you automatically set WB.

IZ1IVA ( 2014-01-20 18:44:42 +0300 )edit

Hi, you are absolutely right, a transparent overlay is needed for the options, thanks!

damourti ( 2014-01-21 02:00:34 +0300 )edit

any news from @jolla for this topic?

damourti ( 2014-05-05 19:03:27 +0300 )edit