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Four methods (metering modes) to measure the subject’s brightness
are provided. Normally, evaluative metering is recommended.
In Basic Zone modes, metering mode is set automatically.
Select [Metering mode].
Under the [z2] tab, select [Metering
mode], then press <0>.
Set the metering mode.
Select the desired metering mode,
then press <0>.
q Evaluative metering
General-purpose metering mode suited even
for backlit subjects. The camera sets the
exposure automatically to suit the scene.
w Partial metering
Effective where there are much brighter lights
around the subject due to backlight, etc. The
gray area in the left figure is where the
brightness is metered to obtain the standard
r Spot metering
Effective when metering a specific part of the
subject or scene. The gray area in the left figure
is where the brightness is metered to obtain the
standard exposure. This metering mode is for
q Changing the Metering ModeK