Questions tagged [auto-exposure-lock]
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How can I get consistent exposure while allowing aperture changes on Fujifilm X-T2?
I'd like to change aperture and keep the exposure consistent while taking multiple photos of one scene. I am aware of the exposure triangle. I know I need to increase ISO or decrease shutter speed by ...
How do I lock the exposure if I'm using back button focus? (Nikon D7200)
The AE-L/AF-L button on my Nikon D7200 is set to focus the camera. I like this setting, but then I don't have a quick way to lock the exposure settings. The only way I know how to do it is to switch ...
How do I lock focus and exposure with my Nikon dSLR?
I am trying to shoot a video with a perfectly white background with a similar setup as described in this gowallaby article. However, I'm using a Nikon D3100 instead of an iPhone to shoot the video. I ...
Can I lock autoexposure (AE Lock) while also using back button Lock AF on my Canon 1300D?
I have a Canon 1300D. I'm using back button by custom function to auto focus. I was just wondering if there's any way to also set any other button to lock AE while using back button to lock focus.
Why does holding the focus and recomposing also affect the brightness of my photo?
Let's say I try to take a picture of the following scene: a nice, blue river on the bottom and a solid, grey building in the middle. It is a sunny day and I am in a large distance, so both "objects" ...
What is AF-L needed for? [duplicate]
After quite a lot of reading even, I am not being able to grasp the rationale behind the AF-L part of AE-L/AF-L button on Nikon D5300. If the camera is set to AF-C, then the concept of locking focus ...
How to make my Nikon D7000 stop adjusting to different lighting [closed]
I'm trying to film something with my Nikon D7000. But when I hold it up to the subjects face/body, it starts to focus on the background and makes the the subject into a dark silhouette. How do I ...
What does the AE/AF lock button do that half-pressing the shutter doesn't?
The Sony A6000 has an AEL button, while Nikon SLRs have an AE/AF lock button. What do these do that half-pressing the shutter to lock focus and exposure, and then recomposing, doesn't? I'm used to the ...
When to use exposure lock with spot metering and when to use exposure compensation?
I was taking a snap on a sunny day, and the subject was in front of light source and subject was shadowed out(or blackened) In this case is it better to use partial/spot metering mode (zoom in to face ...
What metering mode should one use with autoexposure (AE) lock on the Nikon D700?
I will be visiting Morocco in week's time. I usually use matrix metering when taking photographs. However I have read that using the autoexposure (AE) Lock on the Nikon D700 one should use center- ...