Definition of electro-selective pattern in English:

electro-selective pattern

(also ESP)

noun

Photography
  • 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.’