D800 will spot meter with center point only when using manual lenses

Started Apr 14, 2012 | Discussions thread
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afoton
afoton Senior Member • Posts: 1,122
Re: D800 will spot meter with center point only when using manual lenses

Kiet_Hang wrote:

I am just curious as to why they do this for non chipped lenses as I would expect the metering to be independent of lens.

Metering off axis is dependent on the position of the exit pupil. And thats one of the parameters the camera gets from the chip.

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