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Canon EOS 40D Guide to Digital Photography by David D. Busch

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Highlight Alert

This menu entry is the first item on the second Playback menu tab and has just two options: Enable and Disable. When set to Enable, overexposed highlight areas in your image will blink during picture review. That’s your cue to consider using exposure compensation to reduce exposure, unless a minus-EV setting will cause loss of shadow detail that you want to preserve. You can read more about correcting exposure in Chapter 4.

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