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D800 Movie Exposure Confusion

johno

St. Louis, US
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johno Silver Member Nikonian since 23rd May 2006
Mon 02-Apr-12 06:03 AM

I tried some movies of my daughter, the first time ever using a DSLR in movie mode.

The exposure proved challenging for me.

She had a spotlight on her,mwith a whitish shirt, and the #### was getting blown out in the live view. I tried adjusting but could not figure it out. In photo mode I have not been stuck with a situation like that,mbut I found it challenging in movie mode.

I also noticed the camera somehow taking over aperture and or ISO settings.

Any suggestions on how to set the exposure In movie mode.? Am I correct in perceiving the camera was adjusting the settings?

Thanks for your help.

John

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