Middle grey is a term we often hear mentioned when it comes to exposure for both photography and video. But exactly what “middle grey” means often causes heated debates. So, what is middle grey? And why is it important?
As a follow up to a recent post going into the science of exposure and metering, John Hess at Filmmaker IQ goes into depth into the meaning of middle grey. He explains why different people have different numbers for what middle grey is, and why it’s important to know the difference.