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09-12-2013, 08:47 PM   #1
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How to turn electronic level to manual metering?

Is there a way to change the electronic level to manual metering on the K-30? If I understand correctly, manual metering will tell if your current aperture and shutter settings will over or underexpose the photo if you're not in AUTO mode.

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You would have to disable the viewfinder level display completely. Beside the electronic level there's a number that tells you by how much your exposure is off. Make it reach 0 and you'll be good to go.

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How do I turn this number on? In the various modes the number never appears and the electronic level only turn seems to into an exposure meter when in M mode.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Newtophotos Quote
How do I turn this number on? In the various modes the number never appears and the electronic level only turn seems to into an exposure meter when in M mode.
It appears instead of the ISO reading as soon as you turn the mode dial to manual and disappears in any other mode.

The only way it will not appear in M mode is if you set ISO to AUTO, in which case you aren't actually shooting in manual mode.

If you are not in M mode then of course the number can never be shown because it would have no meaning.

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