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The Camera Histogram Explained

This video does a great job of explaining how the histogram on your camera works and how to read it.

I do slightly disagree with his tip on having a mountain in the center is the best option, as it does depend on the subject. If you are photographing a black cat on a black sofa that would be an incorrect overexposed image.

For more info on histograms check these dPS articles:

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