How to Read an Image Histogram

On this quick but helpful video, Canadian photographer Marlene Hielema explains how to read the histogram of an image (which is a graphical representation of the exposure of your digital photo). The video explains what all the parts of the histogram are and how changing exposure effects the histogram including some nice tips for Photoshop users.

Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.


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