Join Megan Andersen for an in-depth discussion in this video What is dynamic range?, part of Advanced Craft Photography.
You've probably heard the term dynamic range with regards to digital photography. …And in this movie, I just want to briefly talk about what dynamic range is, what …scenarios that it presents itself in, and then a couple of solutions for evening …things out a little bit. So, dynamic range simply refers to the …minimum and maximum amount of measurable light intensity. …So, that's basically a long way of saying the most dark darks, and the light lights …and then the range in between it. A very dynamic range of luminancy.…
So, this would occur when you're either shooting in dappled sun, like I am here, …or if you're shooting in a place where a large shadow is being cast, and part of …your composition is shaded, and another part is in direct, bright sunlight. …And you've probably seen photographs like that, where half of the photo is just …completely washed out and the other half is pretty dark. …So dappled shade is a good example of, of dynamic range on a smaller scale.…
But again, you've probably seen those photographs where you just, you've taken …
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