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White balance for monochrome files

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Sep 21, 2022 Sep 21, 2022

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Why is there no while balance eye dropper when working on b/w monochrome files?

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Sep 21, 2022 Sep 21, 2022

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Because it would be meaningless? What are you actually trying to do?

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Sep 21, 2022 Sep 21, 2022

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Monochrome is R=G=B (neutral); there is no color to WB, it is. 

Author “Color Management for Photographers" & "Photoshop CC Color Management/pluralsight"

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Sep 21, 2022 Sep 21, 2022

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If you want an overall "Color Tone" for the image (eg. Sepia)- use the Color Grading Panel adjustments.

 

 

Regards. My System: Lr-Classic 12.3 Photoshop 24.5, ACR 15.3.1, Lightroom 6.3.1, Lr-iOS 8.0.8, Bridge 13.0.3, Windows-11.

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