What is a histogram? Discover the secret to perfect exposure

What is a histogram? Discover the secret to perfect exposure

Highlight alert explained

 

Highlight alert explained

To help you get a feel for clipping, it’s worth switching on your camera’s highlight alert feature, which you’ll find in the playback menu.

With this activated, the blown areas of a shot will flash when you’re reviewing the image on the LCD.

This gives a more accurate indication of the extent of highlight clipping than the histogram alone.

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