Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
01-25-2013, 09:43 AM   #1
Forum Member




Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 87
Live View Time Question

Hi Everyone, I have a question about the Live View setting. I am trying to figure out how to change the amount of time it is active. It seems to shut itself off after about a minute or so (I haven't timed it yet.). I am finding the set time to be too short.

I have read the manually, but I may have missed it. I want to be able to vary the amount of time the Live View is active. For instance, when taking interval shots where a long delay is necessary or when waiting for people to assemble for a group shot.

Any help would be appreciated.

01-25-2013, 10:06 AM   #2
Veteran Member




Join Date: Aug 2010
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 397
I think the problem is coming from your camera settings.
Please check the Auto Power off time setting in your camera, as far as I remember the default setting is 1 minute. You can change this time or just cancel this function. I do not have my camera with me now, so please check it yourself.

Good luck!
01-25-2013, 10:21 AM   #3
Forum Member




Join Date: May 2012
Posts: 87
Original Poster
It worked! The power off setting keeps the Live View active for the duration and then wakes back to normal mode with a touch on the shutter release. Thanks for your help.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
active, amount, k-30, k-50, live, pentax k30, pentax k50, question, time, view
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
View finder vs Live View on K5 II Wingincamera Pentax K-5 5 12-08-2012 03:47 PM
K5, Live View and fine focusing - Question interested_observer Pentax K-5 5 08-05-2012 07:56 AM
K-5 video Live View question enoxatnep Video and Pentax HDSLRs 4 11-28-2010 01:36 PM
Live view question Mike Moffet Pentax DSLR Discussion 9 12-05-2009 02:53 PM
K20d Live View Question Rush2112 Pentax DSLR Discussion 3 07-05-2009 07:13 AM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:08 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top