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03-27-2010, 04:41 PM   #1
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Ack, won't go to 100 Iso?

I set my K-X on expanded Iso and it can do the 12800 but not the 100 any reason?

(side question... the camera doesn't do well with AF in dark places right?)

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You must have the "D-Range" enabled. It's a function that gives a greater dynamic range to your pictures, but, once set, you can't use ISO100.
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You must have the "D-Range" enabled. It's a function that gives a greater dynamic range to your pictures, but, once set, you can't use ISO100.
Oh ;( that sucks... I think... 100 iso or GDR?
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On the KX, you have to turn off Highlight Correction.

You can still enable Shadow.

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(side question... the camera doesn't do well with AF in dark places right?)
that's an understatement
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QuoteOriginally posted by NecroticSoldier Quote
(side question... the camera doesn't do well with AF in dark places right?)
QuoteOriginally posted by Pablom Quote
that's an understatement
I carry an LED flashlight anytime I do a night shoot because of this.
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You must have the "D-Range" enabled. It's a function that gives a greater dynamic range to your pictures, but, once set, you can't use ISO100.
When Yves says you "must" have, he means you SHOULDN'T have, but you do.
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When Yves says you "must" have, he means you SHOULDN'T have, but you do.
That's true... but I'm not sure if I have it on or not...

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Check your manual - it should be a couple of buttons away from disabling - on the K20D, it's obtained by pressing Fn, then ISO on the 4 way controller, and press Fn again to enable/disable the function.
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Did you ever figure this out?
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Wondering why Expanded ISO is not the default?

Do you guys keep this setting checked off on your camera?

Lastly, is there any downside to picture quality (outside the normal effects of increasing /decreasing ISO) when you push the ISO outside of its normal range? Thanks.
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Wondering why Expanded ISO is not the default?

Do you guys keep this setting checked off on your camera?

Lastly, is there any downside to picture quality (outside the normal effects of increasing /decreasing ISO) when you push the ISO outside of its normal range? Thanks.
I have it expanded, because I like to go to 100.

I guess they have it off by default for people using the automated Program and Scene modes. If you go to 100, you need longer exposures and wider apertures, and if you go to the highest ISO, you get the noise.

They set everything for default for what they figure will be the initial settings for the majority of people first opening the box. Most people don't initially use non-auto lenses either (or ever), so the default is "Use Aperture Ring Not Permitted."
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Did you ever figure this out?
Nope... I feel sorta dumb now LOL. This technology stuff confuses me! (THROWS AWAY K-X) ;D K1000! YAY!
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