SX50 in manual mode

Started Mar 20, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Dale Buhanan MOD Veteran Member • Posts: 4,105
Re: SX50 in manual mode

bill nu wrote:

My LED screen goes blank in Manual mode. Is there a way to turn it on?

In manual mode, the screen shows what the actual exposure settings would produce.  The way to make it visible is to adjust the exposure to what the proper value would be for that light level.  It is dark for a reason, and that reason is that the shutter speed/aperture value set on the camera would underexpose.  Baffled me when I first got mine also... for a little while.  Likely, by the time you read this, you will have figured that out already. 

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Dale

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