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03-30-2014, 11:35 AM   #1
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low iso problem k5ii2

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My k5 ii2 will not go under 160 iso. The expanded iso is activatet. Any proposals on whats wrong?

03-30-2014, 11:40 AM   #2
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Disable highlight and shadow correction (under D-Range Setting)
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Yes, keep the ISO expanded, but disable highlight correction. You can read up on what highlight correction does.
Basically, it prevents you from "choosing" the lowest ISO, but the camera still uses it. It simply always shoots one ISO lower than the chosen one, then digitally brightens the photo by one stop, while making sure the highlights don't clip (highlight clipping is when highlights turn white, usually happens with the sky near the sun). So, you don't have to disable highlight correction to use ISO 80, you just need to disable it to be able to "select" the number 80.
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hi

thank you very much for the quick answer. It solved the problem

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