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Old Mar 17, 2008, 1:45 PM   #1
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Started using my new K10 today-with the DA 16-45. Almost all the shots were at least 1-1/2 stops underexposed. Any suggestions to correct this? Exposure compensation seems to solve the problem but should that be necessary?

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Old Mar 17, 2008, 2:45 PM   #2
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Started using my new K10 today-with the DA 16-45. Almost all the shots were at least 1-1/2 stops underexposed. Any suggestions to correct this? Exposure compensation seems to solve the problem but should that be necessary?

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I have to underexpose all my shots with the Kit lens by 1-1 1/2 stops. May be built into the lens for all I know...I just set the EV comp and forget it!

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Old Mar 17, 2008, 5:00 PM   #3
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Depending on the brightness of the scene, I usually use +1/3 to +2/3 with the K10 and the K100and the DA 16-45 at low iso.

It also makes a huge difference what metering mode and what you're metering on.

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Old Mar 17, 2008, 5:17 PM   #4
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My DS doesn't require any of this-guess I will have to get used to it.

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Old Mar 17, 2008, 11:09 PM   #5
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Hmmm, no problems with my k10 and any lens with the electronic contacts, though I do not have a 16-45mm. I have noticed that the green button metering in M mode with an M equivelant lens will generally over expose by about one stop though.

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Old Mar 17, 2008, 11:55 PM   #6
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The main time I have trouble with exposure is if I'm either trying to take too much of a dynamic range shot, or I've forgotten that the camera is set to spot metering and it's metering off of something too light or dark. I don't get a wholesale type of underexposure with any of my lenses, and I do get some overexposure with the DA 12-24 more often than I'd like. I don't have the DA 16-45, so can't address that particular lens - do you have trouble with any of your other lenses?
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Old Mar 18, 2008, 12:40 AM   #7
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Just started using it today-will try some other lenses-I do believe it is set on spot metering. Thanks
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