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  • Need Help: Images look brighter on camera LCD, but look dull on laptop

    Hi.

    Am a newbie to photography. Currently i use Canon s90. What is have noticed is that images when clicked look very bright on Camera's LCD screen but the same pic looks dull on my laptop. i have tried calibrating my Laptop too but things have not improved.

    Please help me out...!!

    Thanks
    Hertz

  • #2
    Try turning down the brightness of the camera's LCD screen. Your tiny uncalibrated camera screen will be brighter and more contrasty than a typical display. You can't rely on the screen for overall image quality. Use your histogram to ensure the photos are nice and bright. Make sure you are using a consistent color space (i.e. sRGB on camera and on laptop). Make sure you aren't using a post processing program that automatically corrects your images (making bright photos dark automatically).
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    • #3
      Thanks a lot!!

      What i noticed today is that images look close to how there are seen in camera when i use my samsung monitor instead of my laptop screen!. But as u suggested, relying on Histogram is better

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      • #4
        Hi...some time ago I stumbled across this article Exposure and Metering. and it greatly benefited me..I'm sure it would benefit u as well...
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