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Intelligent Exposure

In digital camera terminology, Intelligent Exposure is a function of the camera that helps to avoid blown highlights and blocked shadows by suppressing the extreme brightness and darkness in the picture. This function works by partially controlling the ISO sensitivity to increase the exposure of only the darkened area when there is backlighting or insufficient flash lighting to capture the scene as viewed by the photographer through the camera. Intelligent Exposure is a function found in many Panasonic brand digital cameras. On Nikon brand of digital cameras, the similar function is called D_Lighting.

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