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Possible live-view aperture work-around?

juggles

Lexington, US
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"RE: Possible live-view aperture work-around?"

juggles Gold Member Nikonian since 28th Oct 2012
Wed 07-Nov-12 08:36 PM

>I hesitated in replying because I don;t yet have my D600 at
>hand but I did look into this issue last year with both my
>D300s and D5100.
>
>The work around you described was 'doing the rounds' online
>but I seem to recall it was debunked. I tried to locate the
>source of that but couldn't and besides now we're talking
>about a different body.
>
>Should it not be actually visible with a small prime for
>example to set the camera up and look from the front to see if
>the aperture blades do in fact move with exposure
>compensation?
>
>Do you have a link to the tutorial you mention? Is it actually
>with the D600?
>
>Philip

I may have been unclear. The tutorial is the Nikon Digitutor mentioned in another thread http://www.nikondigitutor.com/eng/d600/index.html and it did not suggest this work-round. I thought of it after they discussed using Shutter Priority in Live View. My assumption is that if the shutter speed is fixed, the only way the camera could compensate on the exposure would be to adjust the aperture. If I'm wrong, does the camera compensate in some other way or does exposure compensation not work at all in live view?

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