7 times you should ignore your camera’s light meter

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Your camera’s light meter usually does a good job of assessing brightness and recommending sensible exposure settings, but there are some times when it will get it wrong. Understanding when this is likely to happen will help you get perfect exposures in all lighting conditions every time. In their latest guest post the team at Photoventure suggest seven situations when you need to take care.

Nikon metering patterns: what are matrix, centre-weighted and spot modes?

Nikon metering patterns: what are matrix, centre-weighted and spot modes (and when should you use them)?

What are Nikon’s matrix, centre-weighted and spot metering modes (and when should you use them)? In this quick tutorial written by our friends at the Nikon magazine N-Photo you’ll find out everything you need to know about Nikon metering patterns.

Canon metering modes: how to get perfectly exposed images in any situation

Canon metering modes: how to get perfectly exposed images in any situation

Keep asking yourself what metering mode to use? Discover how to master metering to get perfectly exposed images in every situation. Here, with some help from our friends at the Canon magazine PhotoPlus, we show you what metering mode to use on your Canon DSLR.