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What's That? (#1 - The Histogram)

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Here's the situation (not the Jersey Shore guy, I mean the actual situation)... You're hitting some buttons on the back of your digital camera, perhaps scrolling to get to the next picture or to obtain information on the image you've just taken & this bar graph comes up. That's not in the instruction manual! What on earth is that?  Glad you asked! In fact, it's among the most common questions I get when teaching my Thursday night how-to classes. Folks, it's called a Histogram , and it is possibly the most useful tool available in digital photography. It also is the least understood. A...

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