What is a histogram? Discover the secret to perfect exposure

    | Photography for Beginners | 17/10/2012 02:00am

    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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    Posted on Wednesday, October 17th, 2012 at 2:00 am under Photography for Beginners.

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