With a 24.2-million-pixel-sensor, a new Expeed 4 processor, Wi-Fi and GPS functionality, has Nikon done enough to make the D5300 stand out from previous models? Read the Nikon D5300 review to find out...

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Nikon D5300 review – White balance and colour

Many of the standard white-balance settings are present on the Nikon D5300. These include incandescent, direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, custom preset and fluorescent lighting with seven variants. When selecting one of these presets, tapping on the D-pad will allow users to correct or alter the colour between green, amber, blue and magenta. This is great for adjusting the white balance quickly to suit the scene. Typically, I found it useful for correcting tungsten lighting by shifting the colour bias towards the blue area. Also, this can be used to tone the images. I found the automatic white-balance setting to be accurate for the most situations. Overall, I think the colour rendition is fantastic, constantly giving tonally rich images that are among the best in its class.

  1. 1. Nikon D5300 at a glance:
  2. 2. Nikon D5300 review - Build and handling
  3. 3. Nikon D5300 review - Metering
  4. 4. Nikon D5300 review - Dynamic range
  5. 5. Nikon D5300 review - Autofocus
  6. 6. Nikon D5300 review - Noise, resolution and sensitivity
  7. 7. Nikon D5300 review - White balance and colour
  8. 8. Nikon D5300 review - Viewfinder, live view, LCD and video
  9. 9. Nikon D5300 review - Our verdict
  10. 10. Hands-on review
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