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Old Jun 21, 2010, 3:50 AM   #1
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Default fz38(35)-red/green/yellow indications : confused!

Trying my new fz38, I get confused with the screen indications:
-the histogram is white or yellow,
-the aperture+shutter speed is white-yellow-green-red (I hope remember well!) at different times...

They do mean something, but is there any quicq help?
Which is the indication for overexposure, and which for underexposure?

Thanks a lot, that excellent forum!

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Old Jun 21, 2010, 1:58 PM   #2
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Any help? Any help?
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Old Jun 22, 2010, 4:44 AM   #3
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From experimentation and the manual - the histogram is only white when the display is showing an unadjusted version of the real view (or when reviewing a recorded image). When taking a photo, anything that adjusts that such as manual exposure adjustments will make it orange to show you that the histogram isn't what the camera would have chosen itself

Not sure on the shutter speeds.

As a general rule, I think if anything is white or green then don't worry about it. If it's orange then be aware that you're doing something the camera wouldn't choose so be sure why you're doing it and anything red is an indication that you're doing something so far from the camera's recommendation that it probably won't give good results.
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Thank you Martin!
I am sure everything is included in the manual, but so far the manual isnt very friendly! So, any further help is still wellcome!
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