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which metering mode ..............

Cudweed 4 6 France
23 Aug 2013 1:29PM
now that is a surprise Smile evaluative metering I have always thought for general shots and not for one specific subject. Thankyou Ade_Osman, I will have a practise with that mode. I usually focus the area behind the eye and thorax region, but of course the eye is important for all species.

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lobsterboy Plus
14 14.9k 13 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2013 1:52PM
If you are doing landscape shoots, looking at the histogram and adjusting (using exposure compensation and grads) - does the metering mode actually matter ?

Does it matter for HDR?
ade_mcfade 14 15.2k 216 England
23 Aug 2013 1:55PM
for HDR you're gathering a range of data so use matrix/full frame metering - gets you the overall average for the scene. then bracket from that.

if you used spot for HDR you may get an overly dark/bright set of shots to process....
rhol2 7 369 1 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2013 2:24PM
Not sure about insects, but for landscapes I generally use spot metering , as mentioned by earlier posters

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