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Histograms help gauge your exposure as you shoot

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Dave Johnson, TechHive:

Getting the right exposure is a critical ingredient in taking a good photo. And while your camera’s Auto mode does a pretty good job most of the time, there’s often room for improvement. Thankfully, tweaking the exposure is not as complicated as it might seem—after you learn a few simple rules, you can ensure that your photos pop with color and energy.

A well-exposed photo is neither under- nor over-exposed. That might sound obvious, but in practical terms, what does it mean?

Written by dominiquejames

March 9, 2013 at 8:16 PM

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