Understanding metering, part two: what to use, when
In part one we examined why metering is important, and how the basics of how meters work. In today's article, I'll take a closer look at the different types of metering, how they differ, and under what situations they should be deployed.
A sample viewfinder - in this case, a rough representation of the Nikon D2H/ D2X finder.
With that background out of the way, let's look at how the various metering options work, and what typical situations they might best be deployed under.