Why is pic so dark?

Started Nov 9, 2012 | Discussions thread
xhibit4
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In reply to longboard, Nov 16, 2012

longboard wrote:

All the shots were taken in ETTL with the camera set to "P" mode at 400 ISO, single shot, & evaluative metering.

Have you tried average metering rather than evaluative? I've never trusted evaluative metering because I don't know what it does. Canon doesn't discuss their algorithm. My first tests on a 300d years ago showed it to be very squirrely, and I've used average ever since.

Tks, I will set to average & see if it helps with furture shots.

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