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04-21-2015, 08:03 PM   #1
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Stop down issue

Hey I have a question about stop down meeting with my k50. I have the edail set in m to tv shift, and aperture ring set to 2 allow but when im in M with my older lens and hit the green button it doesnt do anything. I have had this working before and the mirror would flip and I would get some sort of measurement I seem to remember the exposure scale in the view finder also worked as a light meter

04-21-2015, 08:43 PM   #2
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The mirror doesn't flip, but the aperture should stop down and the shutter speed value should be updated if needed. Are you shooting wide open or close to wide open?

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What is the min aperture of your lens? Depending on your lens, if your aperture ring is set to 2, you may be wide open. Pushing the green button will only stop down the lens to bigger f numbers, f4, f8. f11 etc. You should still get a meter reading however. Just one possibility.

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