from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To expose too long or too much: Don't overexpose the children to television.
- transitive v. To expose (a photographic film or plate) too long or with too much light.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To expose excessively.
- v. Of a famous person, to provide excessive publicity, publication or reporting regarding that person.
- v. To expose of film to light during the development process for a longer time than is required to accurately produce the image.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To expose excessively
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In photography and radiography, to expose too long to light or other radiation. See over-exposure.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. expose to too much light
- v. expose excessively
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I had experience of fog previously in outdoor shots and had a good idea how to get rid of it so, decided to go with flash but also I had to 'overexpose' by almost a full stop to help during PP, otherwise I wouldn't get rid of the mist in the images.
The shotgun method of reponses by the GOP is getting overexpose. 8 years ago we did not have quick reaction of twitering, e-mail, blogs and web news.
The only thing she is going to do is overexpose herself and become a more laughable liability in the process.
To get the correct exposure you need to set the camera manually to overexpose.
So when we sit in our convoys, try as much as possible not to overexpose yourself, alright?
The light from a spotlight is focused, so normally the camera will overexpose the centre part of the image because of all the black in the frame.
To make snow look whiter, and avoid a gray tinge, overexpose by raising the EV (exposure value) setting by a half-step or one step.
Because the light itself is the subject, it's common for automatic cameras to underexpose these images for tight shots and overexpose for loose shots.
Because these items are typically spotlighted in a dark environment, it's common for automatic cameras to overexpose these images.
Either you expose for the moon correctly and underexpose for the stars, or you expose the stars correctly and overexpose the moon.