Evaluative, matrix, spot, center weighted average, partial; Yeah, we know metering modes are a bit confusing. But, learning and understanding your camera’s metering mode system is an absolutely crucial step in your photographer education.

Understanding the different metering modes will enable you to achieve more accurate exposures, shoot more consistently, and shoot much more efficiently.

In this photography video tutorial, we are going to briefly explain to you the different in-camera metering modes, as well as show you some practical real life examples of each mode and how they behave in use.


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