Mucking About With My New Camera, Holiday Snaps And Turning The Golden Gate Blue

I’m no camera maestro, but I do like to take a few snaps when I’m out and about. Despite the potential glamourous locations of recent trips to Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York, there was precious little time for sightseeing.

Still, I did discover one new trick whilst mucking around with the Custom White Balance feature of my trusty and battered Canon Ixus 100 IS.

Pointing at various bits of the sky on a sunny winter afternoon and setting the custom white balance, produced some interesting colour effects, which I’m rather chuffed with. Even if, they’re by, erm, let’s say luck rather than design…

Golden Gate Bridge by Sam Michel
Golden Gate Bridge by Sam Michel
Golden Gate Bridge by Sam Michel


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