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Metering and exposure compensation on the D800...

ericbowles

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Wed 12-Dec-12 07:14 PM

<Assuming this is all the case...why not avoid the EV adj all together and just use the ISO or shutter speed manually. That way I would be more aware of what I am changing and avoid the possibility of having the EV adjusted and forgetting that I did it in later shots.>

Probably a better solution is to get in the habit of looking at the settings in your viewfinder. The automation and metering in the camera is really quite good. It's just a matter of learning how to use it.

Most photographers use Aperture priority a very high percentage of the time. Most use a fixed ISO unless there is a good reason. That means Exp Comp essentially adjusts shutter speed.

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