"Match needle" refers to matching the needle to a desired, specific aperture or shutter speed.
Originally Posted by Chan Tran
"Center-the-needle" refers to centering the needle between fixed + and - indicators [or in some cases a fixed needle with an open circle on the end] by varying aperture and/or shutter speed irrespective of the specific values of each.
In the case of the Nikon F2 with a DP-11/12 finder and ADR you end up with what is effectively a hybrid match needle/center-the-needle system.
Last edited by f8&bthere; 01-27-2013 at 01:44 PM. Click to view previous post history.