d200 help me with focus and metering

Started Aug 11, 2014 | Discussions thread
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mantra Contributing Member • Posts: 773
d200 help me with focus and metering


i 'm a canon shooter , i used to shoot with 5d mark 2

i have now a d200 and i'm playing with a Nikon 50mm f/1.8 AF Nikkor Nikon 85mm f/1.4D IF AF Nikkor and Nikon 85mm f/1.8D AF Nikkor and i liked the camera even it's noisy and i like to play with these lenses

first i reset all the settings and i start to read the manual and try to understand settings

i have the manual , but honeslty i got lostin the settings menu and in the manual

may i ask some question ?


when i click the shutter button ,i did notice that the camera continues to metering (i'm using automatic focus right now i have the 50mm mounted)?

is it normal? with my canon locks metering and focus when i click the shutter


in matrix , i tried to focus to a dark (low light ) targetmething with a light background , i got the target underexposed

can someplease help me ?

have a nice day

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Canon EOS 5D Mark II Nikon D700 Canon EOS 5D Mark III Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM +9 more
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