Exposure Issues with SEL16F28

Started Jul 10, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Exposure Issues with SEL16F28
In reply to Jerry Canon, Jul 10, 2012

Jerry Canon wrote:

Bruce Bowman wrote:

John Bean (UK) wrote:

Jerry Canon wrote:

Is there a trick here that I'm not doing? I always shoot RAW.

The "trick" is nothing more complicated than to learn how to meter accurately with the aid of the histogram, adjusting EV compensation appropriately. Then it doesn't really matter which lens you use.

+1... I think John's got it right. Several lenses have similar transmisivity issues to your 16mm, especially when you add filters like a polarizer or converters like the 16mm's UWA or fisheye.

How far off are your images? I haven't seen a huge error with my 16mm.

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They look about a stop to 1 1/2 under usually.

Using what mode - is the camera claiming they're exposed correctly and then they come out dark?

My SEL16 seems to work ok (allowing that the NEX-5 over-exposes in bright light, so -3/-7 is 0-equivalent):


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