werds wrote in post #17502434
Question to the crowd - In my Canon when I was in aperture priority, there was a way (or maybe it was default setting) where it would prefer bumping ISO before dropping shutter speed... While on my first outing with the camera I was snapping my kids running around at the park and I noticed in Aperture priority mode it preferred lowering the shutter speed BEFORE bumping the ISO over 100.
Poe wrote in post #17502485
It looks like you'd need to change your shutter speed setting to something faster so that the ISO bump kicks in sooner as far as I can tell from reviewing the manual. I didn't see anything about changing the priority between modulating shutter speed vs. modulating ISO to maintain exposure.
Out of pure dumb luck while resetting my camera in preparation for taking some pictures tomorrow I ran across the answer to my question! I had recently added ISO sensitivity to my custom menu and when I went into ISO sensitivity to make sure it was set to base 100 I also went into minimum shutter speed, obviously it showed the same list of shutter speed settings that I had seen before starting at the lowest of 30 seconds and working it's way faster.. I decided to see what the max setting was ( 1/2000) and then it reaches AUTO... here is when I noticed that upon highlighting AUTO there was an arrow to the right...
When I first got the camera I was new to Nikon and didn't realize that this arrow was there at all. BUT when I clicked towards it. I saw a menu that listed SLOWER and FASTER with an arrow allowing you to bias the AUTO shutter speed. There are 4 increments, and the default setting appears to be in the middle , towards the far left was slowest, and towards the far right it biases towards faster shutter speeds. With a quick informal test as several ranges between 24mm and 70 mm setting my lens to f/8 I saw that the bias towards faster did a great job of keeping my shutter speed high, I saw anything from 1/320 to 1/1100 and when I biased towards slower I saw settings like 1/6 to 1/13 as norms. Coupled with Auto-ISO it did a fairly decent job!
Again I rarely go into aperture priority mode but sometimes I do hand my camera to my wife or someone else who knows not how to adjust settings for picture taking purposes or every now and again when I am run and gun shooting this might be helpful to know. Also it actually seems more flexible of a system than my Canon 70D in was in this aspect. So glad I stumbled upon it and wanted to quickly share to you all! So this basically does what I asked about earlier, tells the camera when in Aperture priority and using Auto-ISO and setting Min-shutter speed to prefer faster shutter speed and to bump up ISO FIRST in order to solve the light triangle
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