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09-20-2012, 10:12 PM   #1
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*istDS shoot black and white?

Probably an odd question here.

I understand that once an image has been taken and saved onto the memory card I can enter the menu and put a filter onto the image to make it black and white.

But, is there a setting so that I can shoot black and white? (ie: I focus etc, take the image, rather than saving a full colour image I then need to edit, the camera saves a black and white jpg direct to the SD card)

Is it possible?

I'd like to have some monochromatic fun and practice, but CBF editing each image (and seeing a colour version after each shot will really make it hard to stay in the b&w mindset)


Is it doable? or do I just need to take the images as normal and then sit in front of the computer desaturating each one

09-20-2012, 11:34 PM   #2
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It's possible to shoot with a digital filter (eg black and white, sepia....) on the K-7 and have it permanently applied if you're in jpeg mode. But not on the K10d... So I assume that it's a newer feature.

You could try setting "saturation" in the "REC. mode" menu as low as possible. Not sure if that actually will make photos black and white, though???
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