trouble with my B


Link Posted 12/07/2012 - 17:47
HELP ME!!! when i set my K-5 on B and take a photo, after the shutter has been releced i get a count down on the top plate with two small symbols? is this normal or am i being a pillock thanks for your time.
a confused Stephen


Link Posted 12/07/2012 - 19:30
Not sure but if it's a long exposure (>30s), it might be the dark frame subtraction where the camera takes a second image with the shutter closed (for noise reduction purposes).

It's normal and you can switch it off somewhere in the menus.
Pentax K10D + Vivitar 55/2.8 macro + Super Takumar 55/1.8 + SuperMultiCoated Takumar 85/1.8 + SuperMultiCoated Takumar 135/3.5 + SuperMultiCoated Takumar 200/4 + Super Takumar 300/4
Pentax K100D + DA18-55ALII + DA55-300
Pentax K5 + FA31Ltd + M50/1.7 + DFA100WR + M120/2.8 (+ DA18-55WR at occasion)
Last Edited by sterretje on 12/07/2012 - 19:31
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