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10-10-2011, 10:04 AM   #1
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ist DS - Changing Metering Mode

Is there a way to quickly switch metering modes without going into the menu?

I nearly always use spot metering and spot focus but from time to time I forget to hit the AE-L. I know it's possible to lock Focus spot and AE together but that too seems too binding.

10-10-2011, 01:16 PM   #2
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Short answer NO. The more professional cameras, ist D, K10D, K20D, K-7 and K-5 all have a switch on the body to switch metering mode, focus points and AF-S to AF-C.

I find that I use these switches a lot on my ist D and K10D, and find the need to go into the menu on my DS to be very fructrating.


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10-13-2011, 02:54 PM   #3
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Good to know...My ist dl didn't have a spot metering switch either..

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