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Is this D7000 Metering Method Flawed?

bougatsa

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"RE: Is this D7000 Metering Method Flawed?"

bougatsa Registered since 18th Jun 2012
Fri 30-Nov-12 09:58 AM

>Generally speaking the photographer is more intelligent than
>the camera.

Brilliant quote and leaves room for the many exceptions


>If you go off of histogram you'll almost always
>get an image that differs from that which you actually saw
>and/or that you're going for. Keep in mind that the spot meter
>is going to average the scene and head for the 18% reflective
>value.
>
>To even this scene out you might try HDR.
>

I suppose at the end of the day I want to make pictures not histograms!

I know, HDR! Yet another layer to think about! I've been shooting in Standard so far but understand that there's different settings to help with scenes with a large dynamic range. I need to try them out.

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