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There are two things probably going on here... The first is a metering issue...Cameras are smart, but they're not people. The meters assume a scene that is middle of the road, not super contrasty. So, if you hold a perfectly white board up in front of your camera and take a photo, then you'll get a photo of a grey card. Likewise, if you hold a perfectly ...


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This sounds like the same problem people encounter when trying to photograph snow on automatic exposure. The camera will adjust the overall light value in your image to approximate middle grey. When the image is dominantly white, as in your case, the camera darkens the image, and I expect your smartphone is doing the same thing. In a DSLR, you can ...


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