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12-21-2007, 07:47 AM   #16

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QuoteOriginally posted by pentagor Quote
I don't think it is crippled. When you shoot in any other then green auto or "P", you should know what to set ISO value to and other parameters of course. K100D is not P&S camera, so use your photographis knowledge on your SLR. ;-)
Well, in that case K10D is P&S camera because K10D Auto ISO works in all modes except M (in manual mode everything is manual) and Sv (sensitivity priority). and it works with EV compensation.
BTW, its implementation is very good and in most cases you can 100% rely on Auto ISO.

K100D Auto ISO is really crippled. It works in all modes except M (exactly the same way as on K10D), however it switches off as soon as you dial in any EV compensation value.

As for original poster question I can see two possibilities here:
1) malfunctioning K100D;
2) user error (sets Auto ISO limits in Custom settings menu and forgets to set ISO to Auto through Fn key)

12-22-2007, 12:37 PM   #17
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Auto iso doesn't work using old lenses : the menu option is enabled, but it doesn't work: i think it happens when the body can't get the aperture value.
12-22-2007, 05:35 PM   #18
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I did check again with the kit lens and a sigma 28-70 f/2.8 ex dg and auto iso IS working. Don't know what I was missing before.

Sorry for all the fuss .

12-22-2007, 06:21 PM   #19
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QuoteOriginally posted by Jedo_03 Quote
I have mine set to Auto 200-800
Don't ask what I did wrong - but took some pretty-nostalgic family pics last weekend that I won't (ever) be able to take again.
And guess what?
The JPG's all came out at 3200
So instead of having marvellous pics - I've got marbled pics...
Oh well, I AM still learning...
Back to PS7...
Jedo ... get yourself either Neat Image ... or Noise Ninja ... these should be able to recover some of those images ... they may not be the best still ... but these 2 programs can improve them considerably.


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