Or to put it differently - how to keep the highlights from blowing and shadows losing details? EDIT: I'm mostly interested in what can be done in the field to get me the optimal data to begin with, ...
I realize that an image histogram is a graphical display of an images tonal distribution (i.e. horizontal darks to lights, vertical pixel distribution), but how does one really use it and why? I mean, ...
I have lots of old slides and should probably digitize them? What is the best way of achieving this? What kind of touchups might be necessary?
I know that high ISOs tend to produce more noise, and some cameras' software can handle that noise better than others, but are there any other settings or conditions tha affect visible noise? I'm ...
All my attempts at HDR come out looking remarkably fake, how can I reduce the halos effect?