View single post by chrisbet
 Posted: Sat May 1st, 2021 10:55

Joined: Fri Feb 8th, 2019
Location: Leigh On Sea, Essex , United Kingdom
Posts: 1019
Or - as I now think I understand it - the camera thinks everything it sees should be mid grey and adjusts accordingly which is fine if you want a mid grey image!

I have given up with the meter and can't run around a moving horse with an incident light meter so I take best guess and adjust manually until I get the result I want - fixing ISO at a suitable value to minimise noise and juggling aperture and exposure time depending on DOF / blur - thank goodness for digital I can take several images to choose the best from.

Maybe this is where an EVF scores because you can see the result of settings continuously - at least you can with my Canon XL1S, is that true for the mirrorless cameras?

If it is broken it was probably me ....