Auto ISO and E-TTL flash in A mode

Started Sep 26, 2012 | Discussions thread
Felipe Rodríguez
Senior MemberPosts: 2,940Gear list
Like?
Re: Auto ISO and E-TTL flash in A mode
In reply to Jos van Eekelen, Sep 28, 2012

Thanks, Jos, for your reply!

I am afraid I was too tired when I posted the message. I meant Av, and I should have mentioned that I was referring to the 5D3 and the 580EX speedlight. But, anyway, I was too lazy as well. I've done a search and I've found that auto ISO doesn't work when you attach a flash to a Canon DSLR. For a strange reason nobody seems to be able to understand, Canon sets the ISO to 400 (if you're using Auto ISO and you attach a flash, I mean), regardless the light circumstances. Really odd! I love to use the 580 as filling light while still registering the ambient light, and auto ISO would be great help for such purpose in very low light environments, but, nope, you have to set the ISO by yourself (not a big deal, anyway) if you want anything else than ISO 400...

-- hide signature --

http://www.felipe-rodriguez.com

Bokeh

Dadme un mundo sin contornos,
Un espacio feliz que ignore los perfiles.
Concededme, sí, la dicha redonda
De flotar sin conciencia en el fondo
Desenfocado de mis fotografías.

Give me a world with no edges,
A happy space knowing nothing about outlines.
Grant me, please, the round joy
Of thoughtlessly floating on the blurred
Background of my photographs.

 Felipe Rodríguez's gear list:Felipe Rodríguez's gear list
Fujifilm FinePix X100 Canon EOS 5D Mark III Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L USM Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM +7 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow