Understand your HISTOGRAM

Featured Wednesday, 23 October 2013 00:18

The Histogram is an incredibly useful tool - you should learn it back to front to ensure you are getting the exposure and final image that you are seeking to create.

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  • Comment Link Raleigh Harmon Tuesday, 28 October 2014 17:19 posted by Raleigh Harmon

    Thank you for your tips and tricks and everything else you teach us.
    I was watching your histogram segment and got confused when you were talking about the left side and right side and the white and black sides. Were you talking about your left as you faced the camera or the left side of the histogram?

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  • Comment Link Harrie Tuesday, 08 November 2016 11:20 posted by Harrie

    Thanks Matt.

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  • Comment Link JJ Thursday, 28 September 2017 15:44 posted by JJ

    If I must choose one, shoot slightly underexposed in order to retain the most data possible. Fantastic tip that I hadn't heard elsewhere - thanks!

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