New RX100 user, tips wanted

Started Dec 13, 2012 | Discussions thread
Andrew Butterfield Senior Member • Posts: 2,557
Re: New RX100 user, tips wanted

You could have a good look at the instructions before your camera arrives so you're already familiar with it. Download the pdf to iBooks.

After a certain amount of fiddling with settings, I've decided I like exposure compensation on the control ring (around the lens) and the centre button for AEL. Then you can use the control dial (on the back) for aperture/shutter speed. I'm liking it in Program mode at the moment and it makes it easy to change the aperture/shutter speed if what the camera selects isn't right.

Play with the focus assist lamp too. I turned mine off because it seems to be more of a hindrance to focusing than a help.

And the mode dial guide gets in the way too. You can switch it off.

Setting the menu to return to 'last used' rather than 'top' helps when you're dipping into the menu a lot at first.

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