Recently I’ve shared a few videos and tips about technical details for landscape photography. As a matter of fact, no matter if you are into photographing landscape, people, or animals, one of the most important tools in your camera that you HAVE TO know is histogram. It helps you, a beginner or experienced amateur photographer, to manage the MOST FUNDAMENTAL technical aspect of any photos you take – getting the exposure right!
What is histogram? You might ask. Here’s a photo of my camera. On the upper right corner of the screen, you’ll see the histogram. Every camera has a slightly different way to display histogram, but fundamentally it looks similar to this – a rectangular with shapes of spikes or curves in between.
To access to your histogram, the best way is to look at your camera’s manual. As I explained in the following video, even cameras of the same brand use different buttons to access to their histogram. Once you find it, you’ll find the most fundamental treasure to improve your photography!