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06-08-2015, 07:08 AM   #1
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K30 - extremly over exposed photos

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Has anyone experienced over exposed (almost white) photos while taking via LCD?

They never happen when I shot via viewfinder however they are quite common via LCD. It appears that aperture is always set to 2.8 on these pictures.

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Do you mean that you can't get it to take a picture at anything other than f/2.8 when you use the LCD (Live View)?
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To what mode is the camera set when you experience this behavior? SV AV TV M etc
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I was taking them in P mode - it looks like Aperture stuck or light metering does not work well

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Do you have more than one lens to test the aperture stuck theory?
Can you also take test shots using M mode and set your aperture from wide open to fully closed in a series of shots?
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QuoteOriginally posted by m112 Quote
I was taking them in P mode - it looks like Aperture stuck or light metering does not work well
Hyper program is enabled on your camera? Turning the wheels in P by default goes to Tv or Av mode. If your lens has an aperture ring set it to A (or an apropriate value for example f/8 if it hasn't got A). If these doesen't help try other lenses.
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If the exif information shows 2.8 then it does not imply a stuck aperture or light metering issue.
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QuoteOriginally posted by m112 Quote
Hello,

Has anyone experienced over exposed (almost white) photos while taking via LCD?

They never happen when I shot via viewfinder however they are quite common via LCD. It appears that aperture is always set to 2.8 on these pictures.

Thanks
Martin
What metering mode are you in? Can you post a sample? Check the control panel and make sure that you're not accidentally in spot metering, which will overexpose if the center of the frame is dark.


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