AtoZ Challenge: C – Colour Temperature

Colour Temperature Hot objects emit radiation. If the radiation were visible, say visible light, what would be the temperature of the body emitting the radiation? For example, for soft white light, it is accepted that the body must be at about 3000K. This 3000K is the colour temperature. The usefulness of this knowledge in photography? Immense, unless you want to spend hours in the darkrooms … Continue reading AtoZ Challenge: C – Colour Temperature