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Getting good exposures with your digital SLR

Understanding your camera’s meter

There are 2 light meter readings in photography: reflected light reading and incident light reading.

In this post, I’ll confine this discussion to reflected light readings, the kind in your digital cameras.

85% of the time, maybe more depending on the metering mode your camera is set on and the scene you’re trying to meter, the meter inside cameras are accurate and dependable.

There are times when it is not. If you pay close attention and wrap your head around this well, you can learn when to trust your camera’s light meter and when shall we say, you should ditch it? Continue reading Getting good exposures with your digital SLR