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underexposure

[uhn-der-ik-spoh-zher] /ˌʌn dər ɪkˈspoʊ ʒər/
noun
1.
inadequate exposure, as of photographic film.
2.
a photographic negative or print that is imperfect because of insufficient exposure.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; under- + exposure
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Examples from the web for underexposure
  • If the subject is predominantly light, then underexposure is the way to go.
  • The use of one shutter speed limits the camera to a narrow dynamic range and increases the risk of over- or underexposure.
British Dictionary definitions for underexposure

underexposure

/ˌʌndərɪkˈspəʊʒə/
noun
1.
(photog)
  1. inadequate exposure to light
  2. an underexposed negative, print, or transparency
2.
insufficient attention or publicity
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