The one killer-feature only Pentax has...(6 imagaes)

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math guy
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Re: not unique
In reply to Fogel70, Dec 23, 2010

Fogel70 wrote:

math guy wrote:

richardplondon wrote:

Other camera makes achieve effectively the same thing, but by allowing AutoISO in Manual - which Pentax do not allow.

It would've been nice if Pentax had at least allowed this on the K-x, even if it didn't want to put TAv mode on it. I can imagine using that a lot, especially given how well the K-x performs at higher ISOs.

One problem with auto-ISO in M-mode on K-x is that exposure compensation is not available in M-mode. So you would have no way of adjusting exposure with auto-ISO.

K-x would need an extra wheel for controlling exposure, or an extra button to shift between aperture and shutter speed in TAv-mode (or M-mode with auto-ISO) for it to be fully usable.

I hadn't thought about that. But it would at least still be usable when no exposure compensation is needed... in "normal" situations where the camera's metering is accurate.

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