Of what value is the histogram?

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happysnapper64 Veteran Member • Posts: 5,415
Of what value is the histogram?

with all the info we have to achieve our desired exposure, I am not quite sure what to make of using the histogram. Is this something that should be used all the time, like for every, or most shots, or is it to get the correct colour ballance? I am not being lazy, I have read my instruction manual [maybe thats why I'm confused! lol] & other articles, but somehow I just don't seem to be able to get it into my thick skull. How often, & for what situations do you guys use it? I'm sure I will get it one day.
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