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12-05-2011, 08:47 AM   #1
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K-x "aperture priority" records as "automatic" in meta data

I have a K-x, and when I take pictures using "aperture priority", the meta data shows the exposure mode to be "automatic". But if I used manual mode, the exposure mode is "manual". Is this a common problem, and if so, how do you fix it?

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12-05-2011, 09:26 AM   #2
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That would be because in AV, TV or SV mode the exposure is set automatically according to the parameter you set (Aperture, Shutter Speed, or Sensitivity). It's not a bug, that's just the way it is.
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Yeah, the Exposure Mode field will show as automatic for any of those. The Exposure Program field is the one you want, it will show Aperture Priority as its data.
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Thanks for the quick reply. You're right, I was looking at the wrong fields.

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