Digital cameras work out the correct exposure by measuring the light levels across the scene you’re photographing. But they can split the scene up in different ways to make these measurements, using different metering patterns, or metering modes. By default, cameras analyse the scene by splitting it up into segments. This is called ‘multi-segment’ or […]
ESP metering (Olympus)
This is the name Olympus uses for its multi-pattern metering system. This works in a similar way to other maker’s multi-pattern systems, breaking the scene up into segments to analyse it and work out the optimum exposure.