Lamps and taking pictures

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Lamps and taking pictures

Postby ohlookitssatan » Sat Jan 05, 2019 1:50 am

So i have a breaded dragon who has a uv/heat lamp and when the lamp is on the pictures i take are green. I was just curious on what exactly in the bulb was making it green and if anyone knew?
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Re: Lamps and taking pictures

Postby CooperDragon » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:53 pm

The fluorescent lighting does that. When I shoot film I have a filter that I put on the lens that corrects that. If you're shooting with digital, you may be able to find a similar fluorescent filter or it may be correctable with a digital filter/correction of some kind post processing.
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Re: Lamps and taking pictures

Postby kingofnobbys » Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:11 pm

Check the whitebalance settings for the camera , it should be able to compensate for that kind of lighting.

More info https://www.digitaltrends.com/photograp ... e-balance/
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