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Old Dec 3, 2005, 4:57 AM   #1
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Having aquired my A620, can someone please tell me what the histogram is for?
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Old Dec 3, 2005, 10:14 AM   #2
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Histograms show you your exposure - as in overexposed or underexposed (too bright or too dark)

For eg. when the graph is all spiking on the left side that means your photo will most likely be too dark and the opposite when spiking on the right.

The histogram is used as a guide to get a properly exposed pic as in not too bright or too dark - so if you are taking a pic and you see it spiking in the middle of the graph there is a good chance the pic will come out right when used in conjuntion with your viewfinder or lcd screen.

Remember it is just a guide and learning tool to help you be a better photographer.

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