Frank lord <fbgusinternet.com> wrote in
What ISO film was she using? What was your ISO setting?> Simple question: Do a Nikon D100 and Nikon N80, with the same lenses
> thereon, using the same metering system (usually Matrix), metering the
> same subject, *always* need the same exposure reading for the best
> The reason that I ask is that for as long as I've had my Nikon D100
> (8/16/02), I've been unable to become comfortable with how to produce
> acceptable (not necessarily artistic, just acceptable) photographs,
> what with whatever complications encountered.
> Last week, I took a trip with my daughter, who has a Nikon N80. For
> the first time, I compared my D100's exposure readings with a film
> camera, her N80. Not to my surprise, I saw that her reading was some
> 2-3 F Stops tighter than mine (Hers: 1250-2500 - 5.6 / Mine: 320 -
> 5.6). However, when I manually set my D100 to her readings, the
> photos turned out underexposed; not over underexposed, but still
> Should they have been?
It sounds like she was shooting with ISO400 while you hade your D100 set to
ISO100, this would give a 2 stop difference.
Mark Heyes (New Zealand)
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