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Mastering the Nikon D850 by Darrell Young

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09 Metering, Exposure Modes, and Histogram

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I’ve been using Nikon cameras since 1980. With each new camera class, there have been improvements in metering and exposure modes. The Nikon D850 is no exception. Within this camera, Nikon has designed metering and exposure to work not only with still images, but also with up to 4K UHD video (D-Movies).

In this chapter, you’ll learn how the exposure metering system and exposure modes work. We’ll look at how each of four different light meter types is best used. We’ll examine the various modes you can use when taking pictures, and finally, we’ll look ...

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