Reading a histogram


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Reading a histogram

I just want to give you a quick tour of the Histogram, which is up here at the top of our Adjustments pane, because it is helpful when you're working on image editing. Now, you don't want to get tied to the histogram. In other words, you have to remember to look at the picture too, because in the end, that's what other people are going to see. You don't have the histogram traveling with the photo everywhere it goes. However, there are a lot of clues on how to image edit, by looking at the histogram. So, here it is right here. Now, when we look at this particular histogram here, this represents all of the tones that are in this image.

Over here we have the dark tones, and on the right side here we have all the bright tones. And as you may guess, we have the middle tones right here in the middle. Now this histogram represents this image well because you see that we have a lot of dark tones piled up here on the left side, and those are these areas right here and down here, an...

Reading a histogram
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Reading a histogram provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Derrick Story as part of the Aperture 3 Essential Training (2012)

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