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Is this D7000 Metering Method Flawed?

briantilley

Paignton, UK
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"RE: Is this D7000 Metering Method Flawed?"

briantilley Gold Member Deep knowledge of bodies and lens; high level photography skills Donor Ribbon awarded for his support to the Fundraising Campaign 2014 Nikonian since 26th Jan 2003
Thu 29-Nov-12 10:37 PM

>Keep in mind that the spot meter is going to average the scene
>and head for the 18% reflective value.

That's definitely not how spot metering works. On the D7000, it measures the illumination within a circle of 3.5mm diameter centred on the current focus point and exposes to make this area a mid-tone, ignoring the rest of the scene.

Brian
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