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coolmom42 Silver Member Awarded for her enthusiastic support of the community and exemplifying the Nikonian mission “Share, Learn and Inspire”   McEwen, US  Nikonian since 01st Dec 2011 Fri 15-Jun-12 03:59 AM
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#8. "RE: 3200 ASA setting when using AUTO mode"
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>>If you are using flash, and have the ISO mode set to
>"auto ISO" every single time you use flash, it will
>set the ISO to 3200.
>
>Diane
>
>That is not entirely correct. The camera will only select
>your highest ISO if the meter reading without the flash would
>have called for that ISO. In other words, it only occurs in
>low light situations. To demonstrate, set your top AUTO-ISO
>to 3200 or 6400 and then go outside in bright daylight and
>take a flash picture, basically a fill-flash picture. Notice
>that the ISO for that shot is not 3200 or 6400, but rather
>closer to your preferred setting of 100 or 200.
>
>I haven't verified this since I rarely use the built-in flash,
>and if I do I turn off Auto-ISO, but I read an explanation
>that I believe stated that the camera reduces flash output
>rather than lowering the ISO. Personally, I don't like this
>firmware decision, but turning off AUTO-ISO or limiting the
>top setting is an easy workaround.
>
>jP

OK I've never tested this using the built-in flash outside, with moderately bright or bright light. You are quite likely right.

I assumed the OP was talking about using the flash indoors, with fairly low lighting.

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