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 […]
Evaluative metering (Canon)
This is the name Canon uses for its standard multi-pattern metering system, where the scene is broken up into segments to measure and analyse the light and work out the optimum exposure.