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07-19-2016, 09:51 PM   #1
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K 50 brackets takes multiple exposures (at same exposure). Please help.

I recently purchased a K 50. On my first big backpacking trip, I was taking brackets and everything was fine. It took low, mid and high exposure pictures. Then, all of a sudden, it started taking more than three. Sometimes as many as 12 in a single bracket. And duplicates of the same exposure. (Like 4 copies at +1.0, 4 at 0.0 and 4 at -1.0). Not sure why. I can't get it back to three exposures per bracket. Any recommendations? Being the battery hog it already is, this becomes a serious problem when I'm miles from a recharge source. Not to mention it makes editing harder than it should be having to sort through all the duplicates.

Thanks for the help.

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Are you in burst mode w/ bracketing? Check the current drive mode setting.

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07-19-2016, 10:53 PM   #3
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I'm kinda new to this. Just stepped up from a bridge. Not sure where to find burst mode. The main menu or the shot mode (right arrow key)?
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QuoteOriginally posted by jtkzoe Quote
Not sure where to find burst mode.

Hi jtkzoe. Click on this link. Hope it helps.


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I'll just say welcome to the forum, as all these other folk, will I'm sure by now have resolved your issue.
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