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    NTP book auto/ISO query

    I'm confused already by the book. It says to start taking pics in green/auto mode with an ISO of 400, but my camera won't do this. I've a Canon 700D and auto is that; fully auto. I can't change any setting, bar continuous shoot and self timer.

    To set a fixed ISO, I have to go to Tv, Av, P or full manual.

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    Use 'P', that is the same thing (more or less). It allows the camera to automatically choose all three parameters: ISO, aperture and shutterspeed.
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    some cameras let you adjust things while in Auto. For example with Nikon, if in auto you get a P on the LCD and then you adjust the ISO you get P*. Some brands treat P (program) as A (Automatic). So whilst using the NTP you will have to make some adjustments to the way your interpret and use the guides due to brand differences.

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    PP 93 and 94 of the Manual, you can set a Max ISO in Auto to 400, which in effect locks the ISO

    http://support-sg.canon-asia.com/con...301090501.html

    I think you can also set a specific speed even in Auto according to page 92
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    Thanks.

    The manual is a little ambiguous in places, but it does say in all auto modes, ISO is set automatically.

    I guess I'll use P.

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    Try it, set the camera on Auto and try setting the ISO, also try limiting the Auto ISO -- easy!

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    Thanks for the question. I had wondered the same thing. P works - shutter speed and aperture are automatically set but ISO can be selected.
    That's for the 600D...
    Last edited by kwaal; 09-11-2013 at 1:55pm.

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    Maybe try setting it to either AV or TV mode then you can set what DOF or shutter speed you want to use and also control your ISO. I have a photography cheat sheet you may find useful. See below.
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