Shooting mode / Function menu
As you turn the shooting mode dial the camera repeats the selected mode on the LCD monitor (as shown in the animation above). Note that it also indicates the flash mode, drive mode, AF mode and white balance setting. This can be disabled with the 'Guide display' option of the setup menu.
|Press the Function (Fn) button to display the four-way function menu. Press the four way controller in the indicated direction to change a setting; White balance, Drive mode, Sensitivity or Flash mode.|
The camera's menus are split into four sections; Record, Playback, Setup and Custom Functions. Each of these sections is represented by a 'Tab' at the top of the menu page.
One slight disappointment is that Pentax haven't addressed the limited number of characters across the screen leaving them no option but to resort to humorous acronyms like 'Plybk dsply mthd'.
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Image Tone|| Bright
|- Contrasty, saturated and sharp
- Neutral suitable for retouching
|Recorded Pixels|| L
|- 3008 x 2000
- 2400 x 1600
- 1536 x 1024
|Quality Level|| RAW
|Saturation||-2 to +2|
|Sharpness||-2 to +2|
|Contrast||-2 to +2|
|Auto Bracket|| Amount: +/- 0.3 to 2.0 EV
Sequence: 0-+, -0+, +0-
|AE Metering|| Multi-segment
|Switch distance measure point|| Auto
|If set to 'selectable' you use the four-way controller to select one of the 11 AF areas|
|AF mode|| AF Single
|Flash exp. compen.|| -2.0 to +1.0 EV|
|Shake Reduction|| Focal Length||Used to enter the focal length for lenses which do not provide such information to the camera (older lenses).|
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Playback display method|| Date Style
No info Display
|Oops someone forgot to rename the menu option, in any case this should probably read 'Display Style'.|
|Instant Review|| 1 sec
|Controls when 'blinking highlights' are displayed, either not at all, in review or in review and playback|
|Digital Filter|| B&W
|(See previous page for example)|
|Slideshow|| 3 sec
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Format the SD card|
|Date Adjust|| Style
|World Time|| Set|
|Guide display|| On
|Controls the display of shooting mode and settings when the mode dial is turned|
|Brightness Level||-7 to +7|
|Video Out|| NTSC
|Transfer Mode|| PC
|Auto Power Off|| 1 min
|Folder Name|| Standard
|File #|| Serial No
|Sensor Cleaning|| Mirror Up
|Owens Valley Milky Way by ed rader|
from Sign, sign, everywhere a sign..
|Break by Hank3152|
from Motion blur
|Camp by T bird|
from A Big Year - birds
|The Maasai Shepherd by cgravel|
from - African Man - (Portrait in Black and White + A Border)
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