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09-21-2014, 11:00 AM   #1
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K5 colors in submodes (Av,Tv...)


I have a big problem with colors on my K5 photos taken in a submode like Av, Tv... in automatic mode, the pictures are looking fine, but I normally don't use that very often.
I also own 2 K200d and I have no problems there.
Factory reset has been made, but the problem is still there. I hope somebody here can help me, cause on next saturday I will be on a wescoast trip and I would love to take a lot of good pics.

Automatic-mode (green) (sorry for my messy office )

Same picture in Av-mode

Any ideas?

09-21-2014, 11:16 AM   #2
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White balance in green mode is Auto, you don't have it in auto in the other modes.
When you are inside it is best to use the custom white balance setup, just use apiece of white paper to set it.
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According to the EXIF you have your white balance in manual. Either set it to automatic (AWB) or you have to set it manually for whatever light you are in. K-5 AWB is not bad, best to leave it there unless you are going to re-set it for each lighting situation. As noted above in 'green' mode the camera goes to AWB automatically.
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Or, if he doesn't want to set custom WB, he could just be sure to turn it to 'auto' when in Av or whatever and that should make the colors be about the same as Auto/Program[meant green] with auto WB ?


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