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Old Oct 31, 2007, 8:35 PM   #1
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When I hand the 7D to my wife, I sometimes switch it to the green [P] "point-and-shoot" mode. When I do this, I'm invariably annoyed later to discover that the picture quality has change to "Fine" and I have no raw image. My preferred mode is "Raw & Jpeg". The colour mode also changes to "Natural: sRGB" and I'd prefer "AdobeRGB".

Is there a way to change this behaviour?

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Old Nov 1, 2007, 7:09 AM   #2
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Don't use the Green P (that's a full auto position and always goes back to a set of camera defaults). They probably designed it that way so that users wouldn't accidently change something that impacts exposure negatively.

That's a pretty common way of implementing a Green Auto position (don't retain user settings and use a set of default values).

Use the white P setting instead.

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