Posts Tagged ‘dark’

There is never enough light.

There is never enough light.

Although technology is progressing every single day, people always want more. Right now, in terms of imaging technology, there are still things that need to be improved. Imaging sensors can be made to capture more detail. They can be made to capture every single hair on this dog for example. Notice how not every hair […]


Fix It In Post

Fix It In Post

Everyone’s heard this saying before: “I’ll fix it in post!” Post-processing is an essential step in a photographer’s workflow. Here is what my camera originally metered in aperture priority mode wide open with no exposure compensation: To me, everything seems a little dull, a little underexposed (dark). I remember when I took this picture and […]


Flash Compensation

Flash Compensation

If you’re indoors with poor lighting and you don’t use flash, you get this: This is okay, but the people are a little underexposed (dark). You should use flash; but what do you do if you’re in an indoor venue with high ceilings (meaning no place to bounce the flash)? You can aim the flash […]


Photography Terms – Under and Over Exposure

Photography Terms - Under and Over Exposure

Under exposure is when the picture that you took is too dark in relation to what you actually wanted. Whereas overexposure is where the picture you took is too bright in relation to what you actually wanted. Below are extreme examples of this: