An issue caused when lenses refract light in a way that causes color distortion. This is most commonly seen in images as purple/magenta or green/cyan fringing along edges.
When an image is so underexposed or so overexposed that details in the shadows and highlights have been completely lost.
Image software with digital asset management tools can store, organize and retrieve images using metadata.
The measurement between the lightest and darkest parts of an image. In a standard dynamic range, some details are lost in the highlights and shadows.
A higher than standard dynamic range. HDR photography has more details in the shadows and highlights than would normally be possible.
A graph that shows the distribution of light in an image. It can be used to tell when a photo is overexposed or underexposed.
In photo post-processing software, these usually function as a type of preset used for color grading.
A wavy pattern that can occur in photos when an object contains repetitive details that exceed the camera's resolution.
A diagonal line that represents the tonal range in an image. Dragging points of this line up or down will change the lightness and darkness of the corresponding parts of the image.
A darkened or desaturated border around an image. Sometimes this occurs in camera by the lens and can be corrected in post-processing software, and sometimes post-processing software can be used to create a vignette as an artistic effect.
Changes the color temperature of an image. Accurate white balance can ensure colors in your photo are as true to life as possible.
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