Spot Metering… Expose Yourself [photography]

Posted: May 27, 2010 in Photography
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Have you ever been frustrated that the subject in your photo is either hidden in the shadows or overexposed like snow on a bright sunny day?

You check your camera’s metering and it reads a perfect 0 EV. You reshoot the scene but again, your subject matter is still incorrectly exposed. One solution to this common problem is Spot Metering.

It is a technique under-utilised by many photographers. This feature gives the photographer control over exactly which portion of the frame the meter should use to determine proper exposure. [read]

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