Spot Metering Point (still image/movie)

still image, movie, slow&quick motion

Sets whether to coordinate the spot metering position with the focus area when [Focus Area] is set to the following parameters:

  • [Spot: S]/[Spot: M]/[Spot: L]
  • [Expand Spot]
  • [Tracking: Spot S]/[Tracking: Spot M]/[Tracking: Spot L]
  • [Tracking: Expand Spot]

  1. MENU (Exposure/Color) → [Metering][Spot Metering Point] → desired setting.

Menu item details

The spot metering position does not coordinate with the focus area, but always meters brightness at the center.
Focus Point Link:
The spot metering position coordinates with the focus area.


  • Even if the spot metering position is coordinated with the [Tracking] start position, it will not be coordinated with the tracking of the subject.
  • When [Focus Area] is set to the following parameters, the spot metering position is locked to the center.
    • [Wide]
    • [Zone]
    • [Center Fix]
    • [Tracking: Wide]/[Tracking: Zone]/[Tracking: Center Fix]