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12-20-2012, 02:59 AM   #1
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How is your Quick Dial set up?

I'm sure I'm not making the best of the Quick Dial yet - I've barely used it.
Currently I've set it to change the image format (4:3, 3:2, 1:1 etc), which is quite handy in helping to visualise compositions. Although, once I've previewed in the different formats, I've generally changed back to default 4:3 to actually capture the image, as that gives me most options for cropping and shaping later.

How are other people using the Quick Dial?
ARE other people using it?

12-20-2012, 04:30 AM   #2
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I too use it only for setting aspect ratio, because nothing else of value to me is changeable on it. (I wish it could switch focus peaking and the function of the green button. Or more generally, that it was user modes like on the bigger cameras.)

But I don't switch it back before taking the image, because there's no need. The raw records the whole sensor area anyway, it's just the preview jpeg that is cropped.

Of course if you don't shoot raw this doesn't help you, and you could also use the dial for some other things.

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I shoot Raw and the dial is never used. Even aspect ratio is a waste of time. Will crop it as I want in editing software. Why be stuck to a few aspect ratios? Might be useful doing 200+ images for prints at certain size.
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I am not using it, it's too restrictive in it's options. I leave mine set to filters with all of them off just so I know what the camera will always do.

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