#2. "RE: does the D40 have a defective light meter?" In response to In response to 1
>>I read on Ken Rockwell's site that the D40 has a >defective meter, and should leave the exposure compensation to >-0.7. I wanted to see what the general thoughts were on this. > >Have you checked which way the KR wind is blowing smoke? > >>Is this something everyone agrees with you? Should I do >this? I take 95% of my pictures indoors. > >Experience will indicate this. You can always check your >histogram and lost highlights. > >>Also, when using a flash (like the sb-600) would I still >want to do this? > >Flash exposure is computed independently from the ambient >light exposure. So if your flash is the majority of >illumination (more than 2 f stops of illumination), ambient >illumination does not come into play.
Thanks for the info. I have a sb-600, and a D40. How do I know how many stops it is providing?