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4runner Registered since 28th Dec 2003
Fri 23-Jan-04 03:27 PM

I'm making headway with photography in general and specifically with my D100. I still have a long way to go thought. Anyway, I'm starting to use the "M" to set my exposure and I have a question.

Most of them time, I'm in a situation where my subject lighting is different than the surounding areas. What I just figured out is this. What if I change to "Spot" metering and then adjusting A and S so that the graph is at "0" in my view. Once that is set, I can simply point and shoot at will, almost. Obviously, as I redirect the camera my metering graph will change + or -, but I do not care because I alreayd set my exposure based on my subject. I guess I'm just looking for some feedback on this technique. I need to experiment in the field but also wanted to hear from the community. Any other thoughts.