underexposure

[uhn-der-ik-spoh-zher]
noun
1.
inadequate exposure, as of photographic film.
2.
a photographic negative or print that is imperfect because of insufficient exposure.

Origin:
1870–75; under- + exposure

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underexposure (ˌʌndərɪkˈspəʊʒə)
 
n
1.  photog
 a.  inadequate exposure to light
 b.  an underexposed negative, print, or transparency
2.  insufficient attention or publicity

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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.
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