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Old Jan 3, 2011, 2:11 AM   #1
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How to shoot Black and White with K-X. What is the setting?
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Old Jan 3, 2011, 3:28 AM   #2
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Check the manual Raylee - you should be able to easily find it on-line as a pdf and then have it ready to go anytime on your computer. However, personally I prefer to shoot in colour and then convert to B&W in PP - so easy to do and you can always choose which version you prefer .... a bit difficult to do it in reverse
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Old Jan 3, 2011, 6:12 AM   #3
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Echo Frogfish. Shoot color and then convert. Lots of control over the shades of gray.
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Old Jan 3, 2011, 2:00 PM   #4
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Raylee, check the manual pages 194, 195.
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If you can, shoot raw+ when shooting b&w. That way you have both the b&w jpg and the color raw file, then you have both.
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Old Jan 5, 2011, 7:04 AM   #6
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Will agree with others that it's best to shoot in color, then do the B&W conversion with software later. This gives you much more control of the quality of the results. Here is one example of different ways to get B&W results:
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