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04-06-2012, 06:45 PM   #1
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red flashing in lcd screen

I have a red flashing light in the viewing screen when I view a picture I have taken on my K10D, what is it dong?? or telling me?

04-06-2012, 06:49 PM   #2
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It's telling you that those parts of the photo are overexposed. Try setting the EV to -1 when that happens, or bracket.

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If you find the flashing red areas annoying, you can turn them off. I don't have my K10D or the manual handy, but there is a menu option to enable/disable this feature.
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Aye, it's called "Show (or maybe it's Overlay) Bright/Dark Area" in the menu.

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I have them on permanently in my K10D. There is also a yellow flashing in the underexposed parts. If I see huge areas flashing, I know I've got exposure troubles, but little specks here and there are normal. Specular highlights such as the sun reflecting on a chrome bumper can be ignored, but if the whole windshield is flashing, I need to rework the exposure.
04-07-2012, 11:11 AM   #6
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Thanks for the reply, know I know what the problem is.

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