The brightest parts of a scene that yield texture or image information. With slide film, it's best to bias expose for the highlights, as overexposure of bright areas will yield a burnt-out look. A spectral highlight is pure light and will print as "paper" white.
The brightest areas of light in the image.
Small, very bright part of image or object. Highlights should generally be pure white, although the term is sometimes used to describe the lightest tones of a picture, which, in that case, may need to contain some detail.
The brightest areas of an image.
The lightest areas in a picture or halftone. In the finished halftone, these highlights are represented by the finest dots.
The brightest areas of the subject or photograph.
Area of an original image or reproduction with the smallest printing dots and/or the least density. On a printed sheet, the area with minimum ink coverage.
The whitest or brightest parts of a photograph; the opposite of shadows.
The area of a form that reflects the most light.
Also known as lights. These are the parts which are directly illuminated by the fall of light depicted in a painting or drawing. They are normally depicted with thicker, opaque cream or white paint.
The lightest image tones, one of the three tonal ranges of an image.
The brightest areas of a subject and the corresponding areas in a negative, a print, or a slide.
The areas of a design which are reflecting light. These are often applied by floating or blending a lighter color on top of a medium one.
The lightest tones of a photo, printed halftone or illustration. In the finished halftone, these highlights are represented by the finest dots.
A light spot, area, or streak on a painted surface
The brightest areas of the subject or image.
The lightest tones of a photo or an image
Light areas in the object, usually where light is reflected or shines
The lightest parts of an image. Highlights are the opposite of shadows, the darkest parts of the image, and it is the transitions between the two that give photos their sense of tonality. A correct exposure should make highlights sparkle while still preserving their details.
A general imaging term referring to the lightest portions of a photograph or halftone image, as compared to midtones and shadows.
The brightest parts of a photo.
The lightest areas of an image; also used for the reflection of a light source on a shiny object. Highlights play a central role in creating the appearance of brightness in a continuous tone image. Preserving the purity of highlights in the printed image is one of the marks of true craftsmanship in gravure work.
The lightest portions of an image.
The bright to white parts of an image.
The whitest or brightest part of an image; the opposite of shadows.
the lightest tonal or colour values in an image, describing any point or area where the maximum amount of light is reflected from a surface.