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Posted by oneslidephotogaraphy On November - 30 - 2016

Understanding DSLR Metering Modes

Understanding DSLR Metering Modes


Metering is how your camera determines what the correct shutter speed and aperture should be, depending on the amount of light that goes into the camera and the sensitivity of the sensor. Back in the old days of photography, cameras were not equipped with a light “meter”, which is a sensor that measures the amount and intensity of light. Automatic exposure is a standard feature in all digital cameras. All you have to do is select the metering mode, point the camera and press the shutter release. Most of the time, this will result in a correct exposure. Read the rest of this entry »

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