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Re: Changing lenses?

Originally Posted by Janet View Post
Just checked, and it does lose the settings when switched off.

That was with the camera set to Auto though...I'll have to check if it still loses the settings in other modes.

Simple answer to that is, don't use Auto.
I prefer to use Aperture Priority to control DoF or to have maximum aperture in low light situations. I would say to at least use P (program mode) instead of Auto & then you have some control over the camera. That should maintain the last settings you use when you switch it off.

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Cameras: OM-D E-M1 & Mk II, Olympus Stylus 1, OM-D E-M5.
Lenses: M.ZD7-14mm f2.8 PRO Lens, M.ZD12-40mm f2.8 PRO Lens, M.ZD40-150mm f2.8 PRO Lens, MC-14, MC-20, M.ZD12-50, M.ZD60 Macro, M.ZD75-300 Mk II, MMF-3, ZD14-54 II, Sigma 150mm F2.8 APO Macro DG HSM.
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