[Infographic] Histograms for Beginners

Like your camera, most photo editors include a histogram function. And Zoner Photo Studio is no exception here. Do you know the right way to work with a histogram?

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Most photographers use brightness histogram the most—mainly for checking whether a photo has been exposed correctly and whether there’s been any underexposure or overexposure in the shadows or the lights. These two problems cause a loss of detail. The following infographic has several examples that will show you how to work with the brightness histogram. 


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Last updated 13. February 2019

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