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Any way to filter on white balance setting?

Brent Harsh

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I'm probably strange but I want to apply a metadata filter from the grid view to limit the selection to those images with White Balance of "As Shot" - any way?

Reason: I've started editing a batch of files, and realized that while my Nikon's auto WB usually does great, on this particular day and scene it's too cold (red sandstone). I never worry about WB in camera because I shoot raw so it's easy to fix with zero loss in LR. So, I really want to set Lightroom's white balance to be Daylight to give myself a good starting point. Unfortunately I've already edited about 40 of the images, so I *don't* want to blindly "sync" with those because this will definitely affect saturation levels and the toning I've already done. I thought I could just use the "unedited" filter (bottom right corner) but no, unforunately *all* images have had some kind of editing applied (don't remember doing that, but must have... probably an early sync all with clarity +10 or something).

If I could just filter this collection with a criteria of " WB value "as shot"" I'd then move to develop module, select all, modify one WB to Daylight, and then sync all with only WB checked, that would be perfect. Otherwise I'll be doing it one by one. I'll get started on that... but will keep my eyes open here to see if anybody knows a way.

Moral to self: pay more attention before working on single images... was in too much of a hurry.
 
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You'll have to use a plugin to search for white balance: Any Filter, Search Replace Transfer, or Data Explorer. Here's how to do it with Any Filter's Filter command:
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