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11-03-2011, 10:57 AM   #1
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Problem (or not) with the Custom Image Setting

So this is the problem .... Whenever i start my k-r, it automatically sets the Custom Image to Bright... and i want it to be set at Normal , so the image remains intact (because i shoot in raw format)...
I searched in the manual, but i couldn't find any solution for this...
This happens when the camera is set to P, Sv, Av, Tv and M mode....

any ideas how to resolve this??
Thank you,

11-03-2011, 11:53 AM   #2
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I don't have a K-r, but I have to wonder if the Custom Image setting even affects RAW captures. Usually RAW captures are only affected by actual exposure settings (i.e., ISO, F-stop, shutter speed), or things that automatically adjust exposure settings (e.g., exposure compensation). Does the Custom Image setting actually automatically adjust exposure settings?
11-03-2011, 04:06 PM   #3
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CFWhitman is right. Custom Image settings don't affect RAW images, except that those and all other settings are carried over into the RAW developer as defaults that are easily overridden. I almost always shoot RAW. I'm not sure what's up with the Kr's menu system. Except in User mode, my K20D starts at whatever Custom Image point I last used.

alexmkd, try this: Set your CI to B&W and mode to Tv. Switch power off, and back on. Is it still B&W or did it switch back to Bright?
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Yes, it switches back to Bright... in the manual is classified as the default setting... so i think, there is nothing i can do about this...

Thank you again for your replies...

11-04-2011, 05:28 PM - 1 Like   #5
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Check the menus for a "memory" setting which tells the camera what settings to remember. You might find your answer there.
11-09-2011, 08:40 AM   #6
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Wheatfield, thank you, you were right. I found the memory setting and just enabled Custom Image to be remembered.


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