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07-03-2009, 08:26 AM   #1
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my head hurts

Hi all

I have owed a *ist DS for the last 4 yrs. I originally bought it with the intention of learning all the manual functions. Well since the auto function took FANTASTIC pics and with life rushing around me I never did what I set out to do. I just purchased a K20 and I can't seem to find a happy medium with an auto function. If I don't use the flash on indoor shots they look as though they are taken in manual mode. It seems to be a light issue indoors and out. I changed the ISO settings and that seemed to help.

I have a new neice coming in a week so I need to be able to master photos without the flash blinding her.

Thanks for the help

Catt

07-03-2009, 03:02 PM   #2
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I'm not sure what you mean by "look like they are taken in manual mode". A properly exposed photo is a properly exposed photo, regardless of mode. What I mean is that if, say, a proper exposure for the scene is f2.8 @ 1/500 then you would not be able to tell by looking at the picture which mode was used to set the exposure.
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Sorry I posted this thinking the original post did not go through. I was under the impression green mode was atomatic. What I mean by manaul is just that not auto.

see my other post for pic

https://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/pentax-beginners-corner-q/65222-dark-photos.html
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