One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Expose (film or an image) for too short a time.‘an underexposed picture’
- ‘The left image is underexposed, resulting in a dark image: foreground detail is heavily muted, and the window to our right is completely invisible.’
- ‘What you should be seeing is; if you overexpose the image should be lighter and if you underexpose the image will be darker.’
- ‘If you're using a camcorder lock off the white balance, add a blue filter and underexpose the shot.’
- ‘Since snow is so reflective, it can force the camera to underexpose the darker, less reflective subject in your scene.’
- ‘From an imaging perspective, several photographs were either underexposed or blurred due to insufficient exposure time.’
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