Wild exposure swings A7rII & A9 what to check?

Started Sep 17, 2017 | Discussions thread
JimKasson
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Re: Wild exposure swings A7rII & A9 what to check?

aarif wrote:

Yes I know that , it was in a studio with uniform light no changes I just wanted her face to be exposed correctly , I always used spot metering for portraiture never had a problem with it, over all very happy with the A9 specially the AF wow. examples of the shots from that days shoot.

thanks for the help

In some of those images, her face is on nearly Zone VII, and others maybe V and a half.

Unless you're using EC for each image, you're not going to get that from spot metering the face. Also, the range of Zones in the face using the lighting you're using is fairly large in some images.

For EC = 0, your spotmeter is going to place the metered object on Zone V.

Have you compared the readings you're getting with your a9 to those with a handheld spotmeter. My a9 is pretty close to my Minolta spotmeter.

Jim

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