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01-21-2008, 04:10 AM   #1
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K10D - Constant B/W Mode ?

Hi All,

Does anyone know if I can set the camera to photo at B/W constantly ?
I'm aware of a function which can convert an existing photo to B/W, but I'm intereseting in a constant mode.

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01-21-2008, 04:49 AM   #2
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01-21-2008, 05:14 AM   #3
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In two sentences:
1. No, you can't.
2. You really don't want to adjust the mix of color channels later to get the best result, and would like the camera to use some default way ?
01-21-2008, 11:14 AM   #4
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You can post-process RAW files in JPEG in B&W on the camera in a one file at a time. Faster, why not just shoot in RAW and then batch process with your favorite RAW converter to B&W.

01-21-2008, 09:05 PM   #5
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IMHO it is silly to take a digital picture in B&W. You can't make color from B&W, but you can do the reverse. It would be a shame to set the camera to record in B&W and then wish you had the color later. I like the way the Pentax engineers designed the B&W feature. If you want it, you get a B&W copy image of the color.
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