Canon SX100 IS User Guide (en)

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Various Shooting Methods
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See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 222).
Switching between Metering Modes
 Shooting Mode
 
Evaluative
Appropriate for standard shooting conditions, 
including backlit scenes. The camera divides 
images into several zones for metering. It 
evaluates complex lighting conditions, such as 
the position of the subject, the brightness, the 
direct light, and the backlighting, and adjusts 
the settings to the correct exposure for the 
main subject.
Center Weighted 
Avg.
Averages the light metered from the entire 
frame, but gives greater weight to the subject 
matter at the center.
Spot
Meters within the spot metering frame.
1
Change the metering mode.
1. Press the 
 button.
2. Use the 
 or 
 button to select 
 
and the   or   button to change the 
option.
3. Press the 
 button.