Highlight/Shadow "blinkies" on OM-D E-M5 - frustrated in M mode

Started Sep 4, 2013 | Discussions thread
pavinder
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Re: Are you letting ISO float?
In reply to exdeejjjaaaa, Sep 4, 2013

exdeejjjaaaa wrote:

what about AEL (exposure lock) ? I 'd assume Olympus shall have such functionality that can be assigned to a separate button.

Yes, I have exposure lock on with a half-shutter press, but using Mode 3 so the autofocus is assigned to the function button.

If I change the mode to get exposure lock with a function button (Mode 1 or 2), the autofocus shifts to the shutter button, which I don't want as my point of focus is rarely centre of frame.

Seems I'm stuck with the situation unless a new Mode 4 is introduced which will lock both focus AND exposure via the function button.

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