Nikon d3s User Manual (en)

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Recompose the 
photograph.
Keeping the AE-L/AF-L button 
pressed, recompose the 
photograph and shoot.
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Metered Area
In spot metering, exposure will be locked at the value metered in a 
4-mm (0.16 in.) circle centered on the selected focus point. In center-
weighted metering, exposure will be locked at the value metered in a 
12-mm circle in the center of the viewfinder.
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Adjusting Shutter Speed and Aperture
While exposure lock is in effect, the following settings can be changed 
without altering the metered value for exposure:
Exposure mode
Setting
e
Shutter speed and aperture (flexible program; 
0 121)
f
Shutter speed
g
Aperture
The new values can be confirmed in the viewfinder and top control 
panel. Note that the metering method can not be changed while 
exposure lock is in effect (changes to metering take effect when the lock 
is released).
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See Also
If On is selected for Custom Setting c1 (Shutter-release button AE-L
0 305), exposure will lock when the shutter-release button is pressed 
halfway. For information on changing the role of the AE-L/AF-L button, 
see Custom Setting f6 (Assign AE-L/AF-L button
0 321).