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mbworldz

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ISO Setting
« on: July 30, 2013, 05:27:48 PM »
Does anyone use the "A" auto ISO on your 5D Mark III and 1DX ?   Just trying to see what other pro is using. 

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ISO Setting
« on: July 30, 2013, 05:27:48 PM »

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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2013, 06:16:59 PM »
Rarely.

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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2013, 06:34:34 PM »
Often.  With limits.
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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2013, 07:37:26 PM »
I use auto a decent amount, and set the limit on a regular basis, but never with flash work, as it "auto" sets to 400. But I also only run a 60D
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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2013, 08:08:17 PM »
All the time. Tv set to the minimum and the aperture can do what it wants indoors.


Outdoors in good light, Av with Auto ISO.




I'd rather have a some noise to clean up than miss the shot altogether.
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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2013, 08:22:40 PM »
All the time. Tv set to the minimum and the aperture can do what it wants indoors.


Outdoors in good light, Av with Auto ISO.




I'd rather have a some noise to clean up than miss the shot altogether.

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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2013, 09:06:02 PM »
The camera is a pro body that is set to auto ISO but I am not a pro photog :)
That is when I am shooting in M mode and the light is going to vary quickly due to changing angle of the shot and I would not have time to fix the ISO...

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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2013, 09:06:02 PM »

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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2013, 09:08:55 PM »
Never.

Bit I can understand why others use it.
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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2013, 09:10:09 PM »

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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #9 on: July 30, 2013, 09:11:29 PM »
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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #10 on: July 31, 2013, 12:02:43 AM »
Occasionally, when lighting conditions are rapidly changing and I don't want to fool with it. 

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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #11 on: July 31, 2013, 01:32:27 AM »
The 5diii has spoiled me.  I use auto ios most of the time and don't get too concerned because the noise is so low.
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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #12 on: July 31, 2013, 01:48:00 AM »
Never.

Bit I can understand why others use it.

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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #12 on: July 31, 2013, 01:48:00 AM »

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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #13 on: July 31, 2013, 02:18:51 AM »
I use it rarely ... when it is used, it is when the lighting conditions are unpredictable ... to give you an example: while I'm doing bird photography where there are lots of trees/thickets I use Auto ISO, bcoz if the bird I'm shooting, in well lit with direct sunlight, suddenly goes to perch on a thicket or a branch where it isn't getting enough light to capture the image, I may not have the time to change ISO manually.
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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #14 on: July 31, 2013, 02:54:31 AM »
I use it rarely. Changing iso manually can be done very quickly without even taking your eye from the viewfinder.
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Re: ISO Setting
« Reply #14 on: July 31, 2013, 02:54:31 AM »