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Canon 300D metering

11 Dec 2008 10:34PM
how do you set the metering mode on the 300d? is it dependant on the mode or is there a seperate way to choose..?

yes i've read the manual..but my ESP isnt too hot at the mo.. lol

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11 Dec 2008 10:36PM
set the email notification..oops
strawman Plus
13 22.1k 16 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2008 10:50PM
The 300D metering is set by its mode I am afraid, sorry. From memory it is evaluative in just about everything, but manual is average I think. No spot metering option.

There was a table in the manual that showed the metering mode I think, sorry I sold mine over a year ago.

You can get a firmware hack, WASI or something like that, that allowed you to take control of the flash exposure compensation.
11 Dec 2008 10:54PM
thank you..i thought it was tied into the focusing points but was a gues, the manual breifly mentions it.. but..
strawman Plus
13 22.1k 16 United Kingdom
11 Dec 2008 11:24PM
Scan down This page and you will find a table that shows the metering and various other modes. In short, apart from Manual all are evaluative, except manual which is centre weight. Though interestingly if you use exposure lock it become partial metering.
11 Dec 2008 11:30PM
ahahhh... that answers a couple confusion point strawman

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