Forgot Password
Pentax Camera Forums Home
 

Reply
Show Printable Version Search this Thread
07-04-2009, 10:03 PM   #1
Forum Member




Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Melbourne,Australia
Posts: 67
Autobracket feature on K200D

Ive read the manual and done a search but cant find the answer... so here goes...

I only purchased the camera 3-4days ago and already starting to feel pretty comfortable with the different modes...etc.. The only mode im a bit unsure about is the auto bracket feature..

My understanding from reading the manual is that when i press the button (fully) it will take 3 shots.. 1x normal exp, 1x normal exp +1 and 1x normal exp -1. (or whatever +/- exp. i set to).
After trying this out it appears that I have to press the shutter button x3 and each press the camera steps through the exposure increments +1,-1

Is that how its supposed to work? Is there anyway to get it to shoot all three shots with 1 press of the shutter? (This is how i expected it to work)

Hope that all makes sense...

Cheers
Tony

07-04-2009, 11:11 PM   #2
Veteran Member
wwwmorrell's Avatar

Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Mount Buller, Australia
Posts: 398
Go into your FN menu press up & then all the way to the right to your auto bracket drive mode.

Play around with the four settings & hopefully it will work. ????

Wal'

Last edited by wwwmorrell; 07-04-2009 at 11:21 PM.
07-05-2009, 12:07 AM   #3
Senior Member




Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: west coast USA
Posts: 206
The K200D doesn't have the one-touch AEB feature from the K20D, so unfortunately it's normal that you have to take each picture separately. I don't know why, I'd certainly like to have it...
07-05-2009, 01:03 AM   #4
Forum Member




Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Melbourne,Australia
Posts: 67
Original Poster
(Thanks for the quick replies.)

Dam.. I was afraid that was going to be the case... Never mind, its the only -ve ive found so far. Everything else on my k200d seems to work as per my expectations.


Cheers
Tony

07-05-2009, 02:43 AM   #5
Veteran Member
MoiVous's Avatar

Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Adelaide, South Australia
Photos: Gallery
Posts: 671
Its not automatic sadly - but it still works.

Have a read of page 124 of the manual - item 7 states that three continuous pictures will be taken.

I've used this mode - just held the shutter button down for all 3 shots.
Reply

Bookmarks
  • Submit Thread to Facebook Facebook
  • Submit Thread to Twitter Twitter
  • Submit Thread to Digg Digg
Tags - Make this thread easier to find by adding keywords to it!
button, camera, exp, pentax help, photography, press, shutter
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
K200D D-Range Feature mccamp82 Pentax DSLR Discussion 3 10-24-2010 09:37 PM
K200D wizards - autobracket? expatCanuck Pentax DSLR Discussion 4 06-08-2008 09:44 AM
Do u want a Wi-fi feature with your K20D too? vitalsax Pentax DSLR Discussion 34 02-06-2008 01:34 PM
Autobracket question Luap777 Pentax DSLR Discussion 2 11-27-2007 04:17 PM



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:50 PM. | See also: NikonForums.com, CanonForums.com part of our network of photo forums!
  • Red (Default)
  • Green
  • Gray
  • Dark
  • Dark Yellow
  • Dark Blue
  • Old Red
  • Old Green
  • Old Gray
  • Dial-Up Style
Hello! It's great to see you back on the forum! Have you considered joining the community?
register
Creating a FREE ACCOUNT takes under a minute, removes ads, and lets you post! [Dismiss]
Top