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Re: [OM] New Blood - RX10 IV [was Friday's Flowers]

Subject: Re: [OM] New Blood - RX10 IV [was Friday's Flowers]
From: Chris Barker <ftog@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 18:36:04 +0000
Thanks, Moose.  That’s the impetus I needed to get me going.  It’s a completely 
different system of Customisation to Fuji’s and that took some getting used to 
a few years ago.

Chris

> On 9 Mar 2020, at 20:57, Moose <olymoose@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> To get started . . .
> 
> Ordinarily, any change you make while shooting in the A, S or M Modes will be 
> remembered when you turn the camera off and on. I use "A" Mode almost always.
> 
> Save the way you want the camera to be set when you turn it on to Custom 
> Memory C1, and set the Mode Dial to "C". Then, when you turn the camera on, 
> it's always as expected. Diddled with a bunch of settings, but don't know for 
> sure which? Tap the C square in the upper left, select C1, and you're back to 
> normal.
> 
> New to the latest Pannys, including this one, is the ability to turn off 
> Touch Focus, so your nose doesn't move the focal point around - while leaving 
> other LCD touch functions on. Huge benefit to me, and one of the reasons the 
> GX85 went away and I standardized on the GX9. This also makes switching 
> Custom Settings quick and easy.
> 
> I use all three Custom settings, C1 for normal, C2 for Focus bracketing and 
> C3, with AFC, diamond focus area and medium burst mode for moving targets, 
> esp. birds.
> 
> What else? Random order:
> 
> I've customized the QMenu (lower left button) to include only ISO, Bracket, 
> AF Mode, Flash and AFS/AFF/AFC. By default, it includes a slew of setting I 
> never want to change, esp. on the fly. With only five, there are no hidden 
> ones to the sides. Much simpler. Customizing it is a pain, but worth it to me 
> by making a hard to use tool easy and effective.
> 
> I have AF set to AF with a flower, AF Macro. As far as I can tell all this 
> does is allow closer focus, without affecting distance focus. As I'm forever 
> shooting C-Us, I leave it there.
> 
> I have my default EV comp. set to -2/3, as I do on every camera I use. It's 
> easy to adjust on the fly; the up arrow of the four way controller switches 
> the thumb wheel to set EV comp.
> 
> I shoot Raw only. I have ISO on Auto by default, with upper limit set to 
> 1600, which is pretty noisy. I had it at 800 for a long time, but the advent 
> of better NR software makes 1600 more acceptable. 1600 helps a lot in the dim 
> with a slow lens.
> 
> I have the ring around the lens set to stepless zoom and the Zoom toggle 
> around the shutter release set to move in jumps to "standard" FF eq. 
> settings. Control wheel on top right is Aperture.
> 
> Probably something else . . .
> 
> Set Up Moose

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