Entry from British & World English dictionary
A mode of automatic light-metering in a camera which compensates for differences in the brightness of the central and peripheral portions of the image.
- Numerous options for exposure control are on hand, including manual and spot metering for advanced users, while the automatic digital ESP (Electro Selective Pattern) option gives complete comfort and ease.
- This camera employed electro-selective pattern (ESP) metering, which is regarded as the basic form of pattern metering.
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