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This page looks at how the matrix metering of the Canon EOS R5 can in effect rob you of up to two stops of dynamic range, by underexposing the scene. This issue is seen with just about all cameras due to the anachronistic way exposures are determined.
A discussion is included as to how to mitigate this loss of dynamic range by using the tools available in-camera. Applies to most/all brands.
UPDATE: the evaluative metering of the Canon EOS R5 is a nightmare—focus just a little differently on some bright or dark area or in-between vs before... and suddenly the exposure changes up to two stops. It’s the worst, most unusable metering I’ve ever encountered.
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