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09-25-2013, 09:17 AM   #1
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K-30 ISO setting

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can somebody help me ?
I use cca 3 month new K-30 and I am really happy with it. But from yesterday I can't set ISO 100. Camera allows me just to set ISO 200 and higher. I searched some info in manual, but without success. What I am doing wrong ? Have no idea.

09-25-2013, 09:21 AM   #2
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Is there a highlight/shadow correction setting or something similar?
09-25-2013, 09:40 AM   #3
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Go to C custom menu, on the first step (1), use your navigation whieel select Sensitivity Steps, change that to number 2, next go down to Expanded Sensitivity and select number 2 again. press OK and you'll have all manner of ISO settings including ISO100.
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Yep, turn off highlight correction and follow the instructions photolady gave
Highlight correction hides the lowest ISO, but it still uses it. It always shoots one ISO lower than what you set and then digitally brightens the photo - while taking care not to clip highlights (clipping is when part of the photo, usually the sky, is perfectly white, with no usable colour or tonal info)

09-25-2013, 12:00 PM   #5
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Thanks to all of you. Highlight correction was right one ....
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I did my K30 like I posted above because I wanted all the inbetween ISO settings, like 500 and 1000 to name a few.
02-10-2014, 03:21 AM   #7
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I had the same problem as photolady, so turned of highlight correction and lo and behold I can now use an ISO 100 setting. Thanks so much, it has been driving me crazy over the past week.
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Keep the highlight correction off

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