Exposure histograms on a Nikon: a photographer's guide

A histogram is a chart that represents a quantity of something over a given range, and in terms of photography we’re talking about quantity of light over a given tonal range (from black to white). 

Learning about histograms

The mission: Learn to read and interpret the histogram on a Nikon camera

Time: One hour

Skill level: Beginner

Kit needed: DSLR or camera with a histogram display

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