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EC was -1. I set Custom Function Menu f1 to "Both" so that this also pops on the rear INFO panel. Spot I never use the Spot meter option. mosswings's gear list:mosswings's gear list Olympus XZ-1 Olympus Stylus 1 Nikon D90 Nikon D7100 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR +5 more Reply Reply with quote Complain navigate here

Is it an AF-D or AF-S lens? Sign in to report inappropriate content. then if i go -5 ev my light meter will indicate getting alot of light Follow 4 answers 4 Report Abuse Are you sure you want to delete this answer? It was only yesterday that I read more about actually adjusting the metering.

Nikon D90 Exposure Settings

Check the full EXIF in the file and see what modes the camera thought it was in (bracketing set to "on" can affect shutter speed in manual exposure mode). Thanks, Dave, and welcome to the forum. NEW: Nikon D90 iPod and iPhone App. Also, and I don't know why I'm paranoid now, but by tweaking the meter am I somehow "ruining" or "damaging" my camera in some way?

If using auto ISO for Bird works were Dof needs not be that deep....you can expect some pretty high ISO's and shutter speeds if Auto ISO is on as he has Disclaimer: This site has no affiliation with Nikon USA or any other subsidiary of Nikon. I don't use this, because in this mode, many of the controls I'll address later are locked out. Don't know why I didn't think of that...thanks!

It was a rather odd post from the OP, with a list of fairly unlikely shooting data, and no report as to whether the exposures were correct or not. Nikon D90 Light Meter Exposure Compensation Button • (+/- and a green dot)top This is the most important control on the D90 or any other camera. The D70s metering was very conservative and under exposed preserving highlights. http://photo.net/nikon-camera-forum/00Z112 Posted 4 years ago # DaveMck new memberJoined: Jan '12Posts: 2offline I'd just add a word kit caution: Although dialling in exposure compensation in manual mode doesn't affect the camera shutter

I tried to change their setting as well, but the meter reading doesn't change. What's your Family History? Make sure that the camera is not set for exposure compensation. I only want to worry about aperture, shutter-speed, ISO and for creative purposes color temperature.

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First verify your camera settings, including exposure mode, exposure compensation, spot/matrix meter, etc. A, S and M Modes If you want to use a fixed aperture or shutter speed, then use S or A mode and the camera will automatically pick the other value. Nikon D90 Exposure Settings Reply to thread Reply with quote Complain jnoll • Regular Member • Posts: 144 Re: D90 fine tuning exposure/exposure compensation In reply to RoMiKi24 • Apr 12, 2013 How Nikon D90 Manual Mode Tutorial They carry no 'special' value (except to me and Lacie of course) Reply Reply with quote Complain sinkas • Senior Member • Posts: 1,245 Re: AUto ISO problem In

You can move the focus point where you want. check over here I don't really care that it doesn't tell me I've changed the meter, my point was if I change it, I want it to stay that way because I didn't want Allversity 548,413 views 14:58 How to do Smoke Photography - Duration: 9:17. WryCuda's gear list:WryCuda's gear list Nikon D7100 Sony a6000 Sony Alpha 7 Reply Reply with quote Complain Kris in CT • Senior Member • Posts: 2,919 Re: Issues In Aperture

Remote Control (remote control icon) If you have an optional $17 ML-L3 remote release, and everyone should because it works on many Nikon cameras, you select this setting to put the I have used a friend's D90 for a couple of days. https://www.flickr.com/photos/coastalconn/18497576934/in/dateposted-public/ I had my TC on so at 700mm, I shot F8, 1/1250th and ISO 200.. http://noipc.org/nikon-d90/nikon-d90-will-not-turn-on.html Also if my camera is miscalibrated, is there a way to properly calibrate it?

I don't think it does damage. I can see that its a more useful tweak if shooting in manual mode. I can take hundreds of shots may be even thousands without going outside of that.

The shutter speed should not be changing in manual mode and auto iso. -- hide signature --Regards Darylhttps://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/https://500px.com/dgsinkas15 Sure you can.

They don't use cards to archive previous photos. Manual exposure and AF for the neutral density filter and stitched photos. I feel the matrix meter wasn't accomplishing what I wanted. And judging from his images he knows a few things about exposure..

stay away from this because the matrix metering system already dials in secret compensations based opon the pattern of lighting and the colors of the subjects it sees and the scene I might suggest using you histogram when you shoot and there are a lot of good articles on the net that explain that. You may disagree with what the meter chooses - in one direction for one set of circumstances, in the other with another set. weblink Not sure why everyone keeps telling him to shoot in Aperture mode when manual with auto-iso is much more beneficial for most bird photography.

Thanks for the input. -- hide signature --AllanNashua, New Hampshirewww.nebirds.com Reply Reply with quote Complain Mako2011 MOD • Forum Pro • Posts: 20,995 can change shutter speed In reply Hold the button and spin the rear dial. + makes the next picture you take brighter, and - makes it darker. If I fine tune say my center weighted meter by 1/6, how does exposure compensation work at that point? If it works it works.