You can’t always trust your eyes to expose your image. That’s where scopes come in.
You can brag about your 20/20 vision all you want; scopes are still the most dependable way to get correct information about your image’s brightness and color. However, if you’ve ever looked at a histogram or waveform and thought, “Yeah, I didn’t need to be a filmmaker anyway,” don’t take off your khaki multi-pocket director’s vest quite yet. This video by B&H teaches you how to read 6 different scopes, including zebras, false color, and RGB parades so you won’t have to rely on a monitor or your perfect visual acuity ever again.
The scopes mentioned in the video are: