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01-10-2015, 08:05 AM   #1
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how do you select ISO between 1600-3200 on the K3

I see many photos where artists have their astro photos at 2000 iso but when I try to adjust my k3 there it jumps from 1600 to 3200


I wanted to try and mimic some of their settings


how do I accomplish this?


thanks in advance

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Custom menu 1 option1 and option 2

Under option 1 make sure it says 1/3 EV steps. Under option 2 make sure its 'as EV steps'
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I see many photos where artists have their astro photos at 2000 iso but when I try to adjust my k3 there it jumps from 1600 to 3200


I wanted to try and mimic some of their settings


how do I accomplish this?


thanks in advance
Find the menu item called "sensitivity steps" (at least that is what it is called on the K-5) and set it to "as EV steps". That will get you more choices. And you can also set an adjacent menu item "EV steps" to 1/3 instead of 1/2 for even more. (I think with EV steps set to 1/2 and sensitivity to "as EV", you'll have a choice for ISO 2200, but at EV steps 1/3 you'll get 2000.) These settings will also affect the choice of shutter speeds you can choose from.

Some people prefer the 1/2 steps because it allows a 1/180s shutter speed (highest sync speed for flash), whereas at 1/3 steps you can only go to 1/160s. I prefer the 1/3 steps...
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