I have a Canon AE-1 film camera. It works well and I've several FD, FL and Vivitar lenses. For recent digital cameras, I know how the light meter works. However, with this old camera, I would shed ...
It seems the light meter indicator in the viewfinder on my Canon 7D underestimates how bright the picture will be. This makes for overexposed photos whenever I use anything other than full manual ...
I've been using the advanced metering modes on my Canon EOS 7D (and also on an XSI I owned previously) for several years now. I had always assumed that the purpose of the different metering modes was ...
I have just changed the focusing screen; something I have done now a few times. Now "normal" metering does not occur in auto or manual focus. In live view all ok. Using the eyepiece produces exposure ...
I have a bunch of Contax lenses (C/Y mount) and a mount adapter with "dandelion" chips. This should allow me to use my lenses on any Canon DSLR using aperture mode and stopping down the lens. Thanks ...
How do I keep the light meter display on in the view finder while using manual mode? I find that the display only stays on for a short while which is annoying when trying to set aperture and shutter ...
Spot metering is my preferred metering mode on the Canon 50D. This allows me to nail the exposure first time -- 99% of the time -- by using AE-lock on my subject and applying the desired amount of ...
Katz Eye has replacement focusing screens for semipro Canon cameras, but they do affect the light meter in some situations. I am rather fond of using my spot meter, but am annoyed by the effects of ...