What buttons do I press on my camera to set a custom white balance?

I stumbled across this great little page on the ExpoDisc website with a tutorial on how to set up a custom white balance for just about any pro camera.  I thought I would share it here.

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PhotoLynx Users Group 2009

PhotoLynx would like to invite you to the 2009 Photolynx Users’ Group Meeting. This is a great opportunity to get updated on the latest software releases and to exchange ideas with fellow attendees. Whether you use Photolynx, Inc. software now, or are interested in automating your business, you are encouraged to attend.  Click here to sign up.

It’s more important now than ever for you to meet with other photographers to exchange ideas and learn how to compete and profit in these financially challenging times.  Also, become familiar with new product offerings to enhance your marketing efforts.

The 2009 Photolynx Users Group Meeting will be held at the Best Western Island Palms, near the San Diego Airport. We have reserved a block of rooms for attendees at a special rate of $145.00 per night. The hotel will honor this rate for up to 3 days before and 3 days after the meeting, depending on room availability.   Call the Best Western Island Palms at 800-922-2336 to make your reservations.  DON’T DELAY, DO IT TODAY! You must identify yourself as being part of the Photolynx User’s Group Meeting to receive this very special rate.

The schedule or presenters will be sent in the near future.  There will be plenty of open discussion time for attendees to exchange ideas. The PhotoLynx staff will be on hand to answer any questions and to assist with your specific workflows throughout the meeting.

The day prior to the start of the meeting, we would like to invite you on a deep sea fishing Trip.  The cost is $99.00 per person.  This includes a Mexican fishing permit and Tackle Rental.

There is no cost to attend the 2009 Photolynx Users Group Meeting, but you must register. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided on Friday, the 22nd.

PhotoLynx will also have a booth at SPAC and will be available throughout the conference as needed. To find out more information about SPAC, please visit www.SPAC-USA.org

Deep Sea Fishing
Fishing BoatDATE: January 21, 2009
TIME: 6:00 am – 5:00 pm
LOCATION: 2803 Emerson Street
San Diego, CA 92106
MORE: Sign up for the deep sea fishing trip here.  The cost is $99.00 per person.
2009 Users Group Meeting

Hotel ImageDATE: January 22 & 23, 2009
TIME: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Jan 22
8:30 am to 3:00 pm on Jan 23
LOCATION: Best Western Island Palms
MORE: Click Here for Directions

There is no cost to attend the Users group meeting.  There is limited space, so please be sure to RSVP now!

Free Pass to Imaging USA

Imaging USA Trade Show Pass

The Future of the Fujifilm S5 Camera

I asked Fuji’s marketing manager about the future of the Fujifilm S5 camera as I have been a big proponet of it based on the barcode capabilities.  Here is his response:

“I wish there was an easy answer.  Truth is Fuji Japan is not telling me
anything other than to focus on the newly announced Super CCD EXR.  Any
camera announced from this point on would be built on this new
technology and it would first be built into a consumer level camera
before any professional or commercial level camera is built.

I know that I have enough S5 Pro to last awhile, and the new price will
be $899 (street) starting November 1st.  Economy and a slow down in
studio sales forced Fuji to lower the price and get more lift at retail
vs. Nikon D90 and D200.  Were likely to be selling S5 for awhile.  Probably through the end of spring 2009 or possibly summer 2009.”