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01-13-2011, 09:33 AM   #16
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You can adjust the ISO cap on auto ISO up to the maximum ISO with the Pentax cameras. My K5 is capped at at 3200.

01-22-2011, 12:40 PM   #17
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The auto mode doesn't adjust well for the flash. I won't know why auto would ever default to 1/8 sec with flash on. I've been playing withe the camera for awhile and have a grasp on manual. moving to higher iso/adjusting shutter to get exposure of subjects and background i like.

What settings do you hand off to someone to take a shot with you though??
01-23-2011, 11:29 PM   #18
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I really wish auto mode was a menu option that you could only select from there and use, instead of a mode on the dial. It really is a waste of time. I can understand letting someone become familiar with a camera using it, but really that's all it's good for. Just takes up space on the dial.
01-24-2011, 12:01 PM   #19
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if i ever have to use an automatic mode it's "P". I occasionally use AV and TV but other than that i shoot manual.

01-25-2011, 01:18 AM   #20
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so i updated to 1.02 from 1.00, and now its way different. ato mode will bump it to like 1/30 from 1/8 when flash is up. Don't really need it ne more but nice to let other ppl shoot with it.

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