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Custom setting C1 Shutter Release AE-L


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fivehitsweak Registered since 21st Jun 2011
Fri 01-Jul-11 10:46 AM

Hi Guy's

Quick question. What is the purpose of using a half press of the shutter button to lock exposure? If I have my AE-L AF-L button set to AF-ON and I mainly shoot in manual mode, does being able to lock the exposure with a half press of the shutter button give me any advantages?

Does any form of exposure lock become redundant in manual mode or am I missing a trick?


An English man in rural Australia.