Learning more good stuff about Canon FD lenses on the NEX-7

Started Jul 10, 2013 | Discussions thread
Riquez
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Re: Learning more good stuff about Canon FD lenses on the NEX-7
In reply to SQLGuy, Jul 12, 2013

SQLGuy wrote:

Riquez wrote:

M is not worth using because its the same as S but without exp.comp.

Exposure compensation is to adjust AE (auto exposure). M means manual, as in manual exposure. There's nothing to compensate there. When you are trying to photograph stars, for example, AE doesn't have a clue what to do.

M is far from useless, it just may be something you don't need for the type of photography you do.

I dont mean to say its useless, just that there is no advantage over S in this situation using a manual lens. Perhaps there is something I haven't considered ...?

With a manual lens in S you have more options available than you do with M - such as Auto ISO & exp.comp, if you need to use them.

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