Does anyone else wish they had "ISO Priority" or some sort of fully-custom programmable Auto?

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Does anyone else wish they had "ISO Priority" or some sort of fully-custom programmable Auto?
Aug 4, 2014

Maybe some camera already does this.

If there's one setting I'm changing all day constantly, it's ISO.
But my camera noticeably lacks a simple wheel to scroll ISO up and down.
I think nicer cameras have this.

There are many times I'm walking around where shutter speed is who-cares (just the bare minimum to avoid shutter shake, let's say 200). And aperture is mostly-don't-care (would love to be at f8 all day unless forced to open up).

Right now, changing ISO is too much menu navigation.

What I'd love is:

- Moving the wheel controls ISO.

- Aperture is fixed unless I press and hold a button, and then scroll the wheel (just like manual)

- Camera decides shutter speed based on desired exposure.

- Most important (and this is why I can't do this on manual or other modes): shutter speed never ever drops below, say, 200. So shutter shake is no problem. I'd love a programmable auto where I can say "never go below ___ or above ___ on ISO" or "never go below ___ in shutter speed". I also would like to exclude f-stops higher than 11 because you can see everything get soft due to diffraction and using f22 or whatever is sort of a specialty case, not for automatic everyday shooting.

Maybe a smart programmable auto mode that obeys those rules, but also detects for example that the scene is too dark, and at 200 shutter speed it will come out way underexposed, so it automatically bumps ISO even though I forgot to scroll the wheel.

Am I the only one who'd like this?

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