I’ve been blathering on and on about the two film cameras I recently acquired, and the digital DSLR they have re-inspired me to obsess over, but there is another camera that I have ignored through all of this.
I bought a little Nikon Coolpix S7000 back in 2015 (I think) in order to have something tiny to sneak into a couple of Rush concerts.
The last couple of times I used it the images came out bad. They were washed out and overexposed. I didn’t know why. Now, after a month or two of watching how-to-shoot in manual mode tutorials on the YouTube it occurred to me that I might want to take a look at the settings and see if anything jumps out at me.
Yup, the White Balance setting was set to always expect daylight, that’s probably why only things shot in daylight looked good. Huh. I’m charging her up right now. Let’s see if that solved the issue, shall we?
In parting, here’s a bunch of S7000 pics from the pre-pandemic, pre-“why is my white balance set like that” days.…