Last weekend I attempted to get the Moon set the morning after I took the Gibbous Moon. Clouds came in which totally obscured the moon. As long as I was up, I waited for the morning light near an old abandoned farm house. The camera kept recording blue no matter what white balance setting I tried.
Times like this I wish I had remembered to bring the Expodisc with me. Since I did not, I spent some time in Aperture 3. Below I emphasized the lone green shutter above the door. As long as I was going green, I tinted everything else green as well. Happy Earth Day!
The next one is a roof line of a building behind the farm house. Using Aperture 3’s White Balance dropper, I changed the white balance to what I would say is the correct color. You can see how overcast the morning was.
About ten minutes before sunrise, there was some color to the sky. I used a set of bracketed photos to really pull it out. Processed and tone mapped in Photomatix. Otherwise, it would have looked like the first photo in this article, very blue.
Look at all that light pollution! The farm house may be abandoned but it has very bright neighbors. You can see the back bulding in the photo.
Lesson learned, I will be bringing the Expodisc and/or a gray card with me in the future.