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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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on Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 2:00 am under Beginner.
Tags: beginner tips, camera tips, exposure, histogram