In traditional photography, overexposure is a term used to describe the process of exposing film to too much light, which results in the photograph being too bright. In digital photography
, where there is no film, overexposure refers to a white-looking or washed-out image (overexposed image). This generally happens when a digital photo or video
was shot with too much light on the subject. If you’re shooting with the wrong camera settings, the result can also be overexposed images.