The range between the lightest and darkest areas of an image. Also known as Dynamic Range. A picture containing very bright areas and very dark areas has a wide tonal range. In a black and white image, tonal range refers to the various shades of gray between solid black and absolute white.Photo Tips
A term used to describe the quality of color and tone ranging from an image s shadow details through the brightest highlight details, including all of the transitions in between these extreme points. Tonal range can also be described in terms of gamut.
Various shades of gray between white and black.
Tonal range is the effective number of distinguishable gray levels a camera can produce.