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07-09-2009, 04:22 PM   #1
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Using Tav with fully manual lens

Reading up on Tav mode, it seems one sets the aperture / speed and Tav picks the ISO ?

Doesnt Tav mode at least need an A aperture lens, otherwise how does it know which ISO to pick in Tav, if you have to manually set aperture ?

At the moment i've been using AF.s on the switch, and M on the dial , for Snap in Focus with fully manual lenses. I'd like to try this Tav mode, but a bit unsure on the proper way to do this , or which lenses it works with

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Correct. With a pre-A lens, you can choose between fully manual and aperture priority. You can see this by putting on the lens and switching through the modes; the information display will show that you are in Av mode even if you use the dial to select TAv.
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I'll give up the idea of Tav then for the most part. I only have 1 ' A' lens , ( 50mm ) so could try it out, but Tav will be of limited use, it seems.

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