A Site for Photographers by Photographers

Community > Forums > Canon EOS > EOS Bodies > using the light meter in canon...

Featured Equipment Deals

The Top Five Most Reluctant Subjects and How to Get the Best from Them Read More

The Top Five Most Reluctant Subjects and How to Get the Best from Them

We've all had one. Maybe even more than one: a reluctant subject. Photographer Dawn Kubie shares her tips to get the best from these tough customers.

Latest Equipment Articles

Datacolor Spyder5 Calibrator Review Read More

Datacolor Spyder5 Calibrator Review

Learn why it is important to calibrate and how the new Spyder5 can help you ensure that your images are being developed to their truest color profiles so you can see, share, and print pictures just as...


using the light meter in canon EOS cameras

Yohann Misst , Sep 24, 2002; 02:57 a.m.

Im sorta a newbie to photography and would like to know how to use the light meter in canon eos cameras , also what is "ev" , for example ev 1 - ev 6 ? thanx in advance

Responses

NK Guy , Sep 24, 2002; 03:15 a.m.

What are you asking, exactly? Do you want to know how to figure out the correct exposure settings for a scene using an EOS camera?

The internal light meter is hooked into the built-in computer system - you never use it directly as such. Rather you set the camera to a specific exposure mode (fully automated program, fully manual, etc) and the camera goes from there. Consult the manual which came with your camera for more details.

EV stands for exposure value.

http://photonotes.org/cgi-bin/entry.pl?id=EV

Yohann Misst , Sep 24, 2002; 03:45 a.m.

man u answer fast , thanx nk guy it helped .

Back to top

Notify me of Responses