Nikon D7200 for America User Manual

Autoexposure Lock

Autoexposure Lock

107

Use autoexposure lock to recompose photographs after using 
center-weighted metering and spot metering (

0 105) to meter 

exposure.

1

Lock exposure.
Position the subject in the selected 
focus point and press the shutter-
release button halfway. With the 
shutter-release button pressed 
halfway and the subject positioned 
in the focus point, press the 

A AE-L/

AF-L

 button to lock focus and 

exposure (if you are using autofocus, 
confirm that the camera is in focus; 
0 34).

While exposure lock is in effect, an 
AE-L

 indicator will appear in the 

viewfinder and the monitor.

2

Recompose the 
photograph.
Keeping the 

A AE-L/AF-L 

button pressed, 
recompose the 
photograph and shoot.

Autoexposure Lock

Shutter-release button

A AE-L/AF-L button