Director of Photography Jon Salmon shows you how to use a histogram

6/10/2016 ISO 1200 Magazine 0 Comments




Does the image on the LCD screen often look different than your actual footage? Not quite sure if you are exposing correctly? Director of Photography Jon Salmon shows you how to use this handy tool on your camera to make sure you're getting the best exposure and levels for your image.

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Though they all may look a little different, most DSLR cameras and video cameras should have a histogram or graph option to keep an eye on the exposure levels as you're shooting. Take a look through your menu options for your display and see what you can find.

Questions for Jon? Ask directly in the forums! bit.ly/DiscussHistograms


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