Setting a weird white balance in the camera is not a good idea unless you mean to do it.
For example, I have read of some photographers who will set tungsten lighting for a scene lit by some other part of the spectrum. 407 more words
W for White Balance
This is a in-camera option, for setting the color tone correctly while shooting under varying light conditions. Generally, options like cloudy, direct sunlight, shade etc are available along with the Auto mode. 83 more words