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Some Cool Tips For The White Balance Eyedropper Tool

This video not only features a few cool tips for using the White Balance Selector (the eyedropper), but you get to experience an awkward moment of silence (you’ll see why, and we’ll have a moment of shared pain). Plus, this will be a good test to see if you can “bare the pear.” Or is it “Bear the pear?” Or “Bare the Pair?” Just watch the video. 😉

Hope you find it helpful.

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Hope you have a good one. 🙂





  1. Richard 24 May, 2016 at 19:55 Reply

    I always use the loop…
    Look at the numbers below. You will see for example
    R65.7 G25.9 B77.1

    If you find a spot where the number are almost identical..
    R65.7 G65.9 B65.7

    that’s the spot to pick

    Try it

  2. Petr Klapper 24 May, 2016 at 15:25 Reply

    Wish there was a way to change the target from neutral grey to pre-picked color/hue. Imagine for example “I want this photo to match the specific skin tone from the other one in different light, but with the same person/skin tone” scenario.

    • Steve 25 May, 2016 at 06:10 Reply

      Go watch the other series on PS tips we didn’t know. Scott just showed something similar that you might find useful

  3. Dennis Zito 24 May, 2016 at 06:40 Reply

    Like Paul C., I’ve been using the dropper since LR 1.0 and never ever knew I could get rid of the Loupe and auto dismiss! Great tip!


  4. Craig 24 May, 2016 at 06:19 Reply

    This was a great tip!!! Love it when you find these little hidden (or hidden in plain sight) tips!!!

  5. Paul C 24 May, 2016 at 05:27 Reply

    Ok, so I’ve been using the dropper for 7 years and NEVER noticed (or thought about) these cool extras. Many thanks, Scott, it will save me a ton of time. Greetings from the UK (with our Union FLAG…. well done)!

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