Tag Archives: Dynamic Range

EXERCISE: A Scenes Dynamic Range

With some idea of what range of brightness your camera can cope with, measure the dynamic range of a variety of scenes. Take five differently lit scenes, and within each, find and measure the brightest and darkest areas.  You di … Continue reading

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EXERCISE: Your Camera’s Dynamic Range

First, find a scene with a distinctly high dynamic range.  The best conditions for this are: Bright sunlight At least one brightly reflecting surface An area of deep shadow with a dark surface Place the card or paper near the … Continue reading

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PROJECT: DYNAMIC RANGE

Previously in this module, our studies have covered linear capture, highlight clipping and digital noise.  The latter artefacts being bi-products of digital camera exposure, and each found at opposite ends of the tonal scale (or histogram). These topics lead us … Continue reading

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