>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.
I hate when people ask me what I see myself doing in 5 years...... I don't have 2020 vision!