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05-15-2017, 08:55 AM   #1
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Exposure Preview?

Brothers the other day when I was using the K1 a star appeared (!) by the settings and I had the joys of an exposure preview. This is jolly useful with flash. Normally the K1 shows the exposure as it would be with the chosen settings, but when using flash, this preview is often too dark. Any ideas how to turn this on and off? Thank you!


05-15-2017, 09:08 AM   #2
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If you rotate the On-Off lever in the opposite direction from Off (toward what looks like a hexagonal aperture circle), it takes a preview image. There might be some menu settings that modulate what this does but if you saw one, then your setting are probably OK.


Or you might be talking about AE-L (Autoexposure Lock) which you get by pressing the AE-L button on the upper right of the back of the camera and which causes a star to appear.

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