Definition of underexpose in English:


Line breaks: under|expose
Pronunciation: /ʌndərɪkˈspəʊz
, -rɛk-/


[with object] Photography
  • Expose (film or an image) for too short a time: (as adjective underexposed) an underexposed picture
    More example sentences
    • What you should be seeing is; if you overexpose the image should be lighter and if you underexpose the image will be darker.
    • The left image is underexposed, resulting in a dark image: foreground detail is heavily muted, and the window to our right is completely invisible.
    • From an imaging perspective, several photographs were either underexposed or blurred due to insufficient exposure time.



More example sentences
  • Keep the sun itself out of the frame or it will trick the meter into severe underexposure.
  • In the case of underexposure or overexposure, the photograph could immediately be taken again.

More definitions of underexpose

Definition of underexpose in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
a slit made by cutting with a saw