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Question about spot metering

 
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May 04, 2006 09:52 |  #31

>>You can set the LCD histo to show clipping at either end I believe and could use that as another technique to determine exposure range<<

Histograms are useful, but for assessing the range of brightness in a scene they will tell you 'something falls off the capturable range' but it does not tell you WHAT falls outside the range so you can decide if it is important or not. And most histogram displays I am familiar with only viaually indicatethe highlight end of the range but not the low end that falls off.


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