X-T1 Program Shift?

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Russ2626 Regular Member • Posts: 316
X-T1 Program Shift?

Can't trigger program shift in P setting. Must be some setting that's blocking it. Any ideas?

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jimkohn Regular Member • Posts: 279
Re: X-T1 Program Shift?

Not sure what you mean by "P setting". The implementation of program shift on the X-T1 is a pet peeve of mine with this camera. It only works if you are NOT in auto ISO and NOT in auto Dynamic Range. If you manually set ISO and Dynamic range you can use program shift via the front control dial. I hope they change this in a future firmware update.

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Bill Robb Veteran Member • Posts: 3,332
Re: X-T1 Program Shift?

Why not just use exposure comp?

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D200_4me Veteran Member • Posts: 4,171
Auto ISO is the cause

Set your ISO to something other than auto and then you can change the aperture/shutter speed in P mode.  Crazy, I know...but that's how it is.

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Rupek Regular Member • Posts: 135
Re: X-T1 Program Shift?

Exposure comp changes exposure. Program shift keeps same exposure. Just adjust aperture and shutter speed to match.

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OP Russ2626 Regular Member • Posts: 316
Re: X-T1 Program Shift?

Thanks for the answer. P meaning program vs. A or S.

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clockface Regular Member • Posts: 171
Re: X-T1 Program Shift?

Can't trigger program shift in P setting. Must be some setting that's blocking it. Any ideas?

Haven't got the xt1 but with the x100 you can't programming shift with autoISO or autoDR

Bill Robb Veteran Member • Posts: 3,332
Re: X-T1 Program Shift?

Rupek wrote:

Exposure comp changes exposure. Program shift keeps same exposure. Just adjust aperture and shutter speed to match.

Duh. I knew that.

clockface Regular Member • Posts: 171
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Rupek wrote:

Exposure comp changes exposure. Program shift keeps same exposure. Just adjust aperture and shutter speed to match.

Duh. I knew that.

Why then did you suggest using the EC dial in your earlier post?

Steve W Veteran Member • Posts: 4,125
Re: X-T1 Program Shift?

jimkohn wrote:

Not sure what you mean by "P setting". The implementation of program shift on the X-T1 is a pet peeve of mine with this camera. It only works if you are NOT in auto ISO and NOT in auto Dynamic Range. If you manually set ISO and Dynamic range you can use program shift via the front control dial. I hope they change this in a future firmware update.

Don't really use P mode but this is nice to know. Just tried it out and it works as you defined it.

Do you know if this works on the X-E2. I couldn't get it to work but maybe i overlooked something.

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