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Why does the preview button lock exposure?

km6xz

St Petersburg, RU
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"RE: Why does the preview button lock exposure?"

km6xz Moderator Awarded for his in-depth knowledge in various areas, including Portraits and Urban Photography Nikonian since 22nd Jan 2009
Fri 23-Nov-12 07:50 PM

The metering/exposure needs to be locked when stopping down the aperture for preview mode, because doing it any other way would require re-metering when the aperture is returned to fully open when the preview button is released. You are ready to take the shot as soon as preview is cleared.
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St Petersburg Russia

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A general, generic topic Why does the preview button lock exposure? [View all] , rfc143 , Fri 23-Nov-12 06:35 PM
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