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D30 Manual Mode Help  
User currently offlineUsairways@clt From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 209 posts, RR: 3
Posted (13 years 5 months 3 days 10 hours ago) and read 1706 times:

Merry Christmas everyone!!!

Santa brought me a D30 for me to play with! Great camera, just a couple questions.

I put the camera on manual mode, and evaluative metering. I set the shutter speed, and when I go to adjust the aperture, it says I need to decrease exposure with the little box on the "-2". But I decrease it and decrease it to its limit, but it stays on the -2 and won't have proper exposure when I take the picture-it's pitch black. I know I'm probably doing something really stupid, but feedback would be appreciated!


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User currently offlineJan Mogren From Sweden, joined Dec 2000, 2043 posts, RR: 46
Reply 1, posted (13 years 5 months 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 1650 times:

In that case the shutterspeed you set was too high.
What's wrong with auto?

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User currently offlineWhoop From Spain, joined Jun 2001, 45 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 5 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 1587 times:


Try decreasing also the shutter speed with the other round dial till the photometer reads correct exposure.



User currently offlineUsairways@clt From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 209 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (13 years 5 months 3 days 4 hours ago) and read 1576 times:

Thanks guys. Normally I just shoot in manual mode as I feel I have more control, but auto works just fine.


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