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Metering and exposure compensation on the D800...

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Thu 13-Dec-12 06:32 PM | edited Thu 13-Dec-12 06:38 PM by ericbowles

Nice explanation, Jim.

This sounds more complicated than it is. Just look what happens through the viewfinder to the scale as you change Exp Comp.

David - My choice of Aperture priority is usually driven by creative decisions rather than light. I'm mentally thinking about DOF and whether I want a lot or a little. And I'll use ISO to make sure that the shutter speed is reasonable.

I use Shutter priority in a similar manner. In practice, I stay in Aperture mode even when I think in terms of shutter speed. I just adjust the aperture and ISO to reach my desired shutter speed.

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