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Metering with Non-D AF Lenses (20mm f2.8)

WildIsle

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"RE: Metering with Non-D AF Lenses (20mm f2.8)"

WildIsle Silver Member Nikonian since 06th Jan 2010
Fri 01-Feb-13 05:16 AM

Hi Charlie,
I'm not sure that's quite it. Your E series 50mm f1.8 is a much older manual focus lens. The 20mm f2.8 AF I have does have a cpu it just doesn't transmit 'D' distance info to the body which I am sure is part of this metering mis-hit. With such a wide angle and variation in light level between subject and background, lacking the focus distance to help the matrix meter identify the subject the meter misses the mark by a bit.

I think as long as I watch for situations like that and chimp to check I'll be fine.

Philip

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