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

four eighty sparky

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

four eighty sparky Registered since 08th Apr 2011
Fri 01-Feb-13 11:15 PM

>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


Unless you're using flash, the "D" (Distance) information is not relevant to exposure.

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