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Weird Coloration in my map

I just tried the mapsmadeeasy app for ios with my phantom 3 pro, everytime i run the app i get an error, something like the exposure, and today after i finished i noticed that more than 70% of the pics was taken with a blueish color and other ones in good color. what can i do?

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This is a white balance issue. It is set to Auto by default which will usually work well but if the lighting conditions are variable or the lighting is right on the border between white balance requirements it will switch back and forth in an attempt to take the best image possible.  To combat this, you can manually choose the white balance setting for Sunny or Cloudy depending on the prevailing conditions. You could try to adjust the coloration of the bluer set to match the other ones in photoshop or some other image processing software, but it is always best to have it straight from the camera.

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I've had the same issue. 

On a very sunny day the images flipped between correct, blue-tint, and purple-tint. 

Adobe Lightroom can set the WB to auto for all photos and it corrects about 80-90% of the color error.

Jthompson 2 votes
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Just be careful that Lightroom doesn't plow your tags and make them unusable.

Elizabeth 2 votes
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I've just encountered this same issue, and it can be largely fixed without having to re-fly. As others have said, you can sync the white balance across all images reasonably well in Lightroom CC. Open the photo set, select all, and in the White Balance drop down menu on the Library tab, select Auto. If it's a large photo set it may take some time for the all the image previews to update. Following this you can do further colour corrections to specific images with the TemperatureTintExposure and Vibrance settings in the Library tab (and additional settings in the Develop tab if you want to). When you export the adjusted image set, under the Metadata settings make sure Include: is set to All Metadata, and Remove Location Info is un-checked. When you submit the color corrected photo set to Maps Made Easy for processing you'll get a warning message that says 'It appears that these images have been edited using image editing software that is known to overwrite the tags that were initially populated by the camera'. However if you've followed the above steps correctly, in my experience the map will process just the same as the original set.

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