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11-08-2014, 07:19 PM   #1
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Setting up K30 User modes - is this combination possible?

I want to set up one of the User modes on my K30 so that I can take a series of photo's that are exposed at 0, then + 0.5 stop and + 1 stop. And I'd like to set the second one up doing the same thing but under-exposing by 0.5 and 1 stop. From what I've found by looking through the menu, the bracketing function won't do this sequence, it will only do zero, plus and minus stops (or a combination of that).

Is there a way to set up the sequence I'm after?

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My camera isn't with me right now, but can't you just set your default exposure to -0.5 and select bracketing at half a stop above and below your current exposure?
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Pentax bracketing can be offset. The -1, 0, +1 sequence can have the 0 at a different exposure using the +/- for the original exposure, which will then become the 0. To do what you want for the first user mode, set the bracketing to -0.5, 0, +0.5, and then set the exposure at +0.5.

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