5D2, 5D3, and 6D: Exposure Meter while Changing ISO

Started Jan 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
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5DMKIII has live exposure meter while Changing ISO
In reply to schmegg, Jan 29, 2013

Forgive me if ive got the wrong end of the stick but if you set the SET button (in the middle of the rear dial) on the 5DMKIII to show ISO, then pressing and holding this, along with turning the top dial to adjust ISO shows the meter and needle changing in real time in the VF.

So in manual mode you have your shutter and f stop set, then you can adjust the ISO on the fly and it does show how much under or over the exposure is going, based on the metering of course.

This also works in the other modes as well. The only thing you cant do with this set up is go back to Auto ISO, you have to just use the dial in the normal way.

Cant say if this works on the 5DMKII or 6D though bu tits a very useful feature on the MKIII.

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