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11-11-2010, 04:44 PM   #1
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K5 - Recommended Settings????

I received my K5 today and was wondering what some people would suggest for recommended camera settings. I realize this is probably more of a personal preference but this is all new to me and I was looking through the menus and there are a lot of options it looks pretty intense. I will be anxious when Magic Lantern makes a K5 video. I was reading though the manual but it isn't all that great.

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11-11-2010, 05:31 PM   #2
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i usually have +1 on brightness and saturation.

usually you can just leave it all natural and change it in photoshop.
11-11-2010, 05:37 PM   #3
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Why don't you start out with everything on the default settings. You will get good jpeg photos. Then as you become more familiar change one thing at a time to see what the effect is. If you mess up you can reset everything back to the defaults.
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Do you use that HDR setting?

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One of the first things I will do when I get mine is enable ISO 80 (custom menu C1.3)
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Question too: I know some (all?) older electronic level sensors use a ball sliding back and forth. Is this the case in the K-5's sensors? Can you hear it?
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