I’ve talked about White Balance before in this post.
I’ve admitted that White Balance has always been my nemesis. But I had figured that I could just fix it in post using Lightroom. My photos would be nice…but something STILL wasn’t right..
Enter the ExpoDisc
And cue the angels singing.
This thing has become invaluable. Now that my white balance is right, I find myself spending much less time in post because my photos look great straight out of camera (SOOC)!
This is my SOOC NOT using the ExpoDisc. ( Don’t judge and PLEASE excuse the clutter!)
I used the auto white balance setting on my camera. It’s OK, but it’s a little cool. Notice the blue undertones?
This is another shot a few seconds later, same settings, using the ExpoDisc .
And this is the photo after I have taken it into Lightroom and done a clean edit.
What used to take me FOREVER fiddling with the first photo to make it right and still not being satisfied because I couldn’t figure out what was wrong, now only takes a few clicks to:
- up exposure just a little because that’s what I like, .
- add a little vibrance and contrast to pop the colors,
- take away a little orange on the Saturation slider to fix skin tones for Pookah’s skin, after the color pop.
- add a little sharpening and
- export to my hard drive.
In fact, I made my own preset for just this purpose! But more on that in another post….
Soooo, get one folks.
It changed my life.
It can change yours.
This was not a paid review, all the opinions here are my own. I just love the Expodisc so much that I had to share!