AI/AIS on D80

Started Mar 18, 2010 | Discussions thread
arachnophilia
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Re: AI/AIS on D80
In reply to RustyMan, Mar 19, 2010

How hard is it to guess exposure? Is it easy enough to learn?

depends on your skill level. if you're the kind of person that does a lot of things in manual anyways, and frequently checks histograms, it won't be a real problem. and if you don't really need a light meter because you just KNOW the exposure, it helps.

but in practice, it becomes tedious with frequent real-world usage in some situations. set up in a studio under consistent lighting, it's not an issue. shooting out on the street? maybe, maybe not. i love my MF primes, but even on my d200 (which does meter) they're still not for everything.

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