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Feb 11, 2010 21:04 |  #1

I have a Canon 40D and I'm having a problem with the exposure. It is set at +1/3 and I can't seem to be able to change it. Hitting the ISO/+- button shows it set at even exposure, but nonetheless, it goes right back up to +1/3 when hitting it again. Weird thing is, I've had this problem before and can't remember what caused it or how it got fixed.


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Feb 11, 2010 21:06 |  #2

Half press your shutter button as if you're trying to focus on something. While the shutter is half-pressed, use the main dial (thumb wheel) and rotate the wheel to the left (counter clockwise). Keep your eye in the VF and you can see the EC moving.


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Feb 11, 2010 22:45 as a reply to  @ jwcdds's post |  #3

Make sure you've got the power switch turned all the way up to the auxilliary position, above ON.

Then half press the shutter button and dial the EC back to center with the thumb dial on the back of the camera.


The ISO/+- button is showing you your FLASH compensation value, not EC.


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Feb 12, 2010 12:26 |  #4

Ahh, I see, thanks. So, another thing I discovered is that I can hit the asterisk button on the back and dial it down that way also. Thanks again for the help.


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