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Taking pics and plants get another color

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I have a HP R707 5.1MP and i can take nice pics with it even with all in auto mode since im a complete disaster on photography.

Happens that everytime i try to take a pic to any of my tanks the upper leaves (wich obviously get more light) always appear yellow on pic; but they are green. Lower leaves appear with their normal color.

I have 216W hood with PC´s and T5 for a 53 gal tank (dunno if this will help or not).

Any recomendation, so i can take a pic and plants show the color they have ?

PS: the camera has tons of options available; i have tried to play around with it but no sucess at all (EV Compensation, White balance, ISO speed, AE metering, Adaptive Lighting, Color, Saturation, Sharpness, Contrast, AE Bracketing). I tried to mix all of this but heck.. always yellow leaves lol

Best Regards
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A lot of cameras will also let you shoot in RAW mode. You can then use Photoshop (expensive), Paint Shop Pro (reasonable) or the GIMP (Free but not as easy to set up) to adjust the white balance to your liking.
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