Change ISO speed Set increments Canon 5D Mark III


show more The default ISO speed on your Canon 5D Mark III is set to one-third stop increments. If you press the ISO button and then turn the main dial, the setting will go from 100 to 125. You can change this in the Menu. Watch this instructional video about changing ISO speed setting increments and how this will affect your projects. show less
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Changing ISO speed setting increments

By default, your ISO control let's you change ISO in the third stop increments. In other words, if I press the ISO button, and turn my main dial, I go from 100, to 125, then to 160, and then to 200; 200, of course, being a doubling of my original ISO, or one stop. If you don't like going in third stop increments, either because you're used to thinking in terms of whole stop increments, or you feel like it takes too long to get to the ISO that you want, you can change this, so that it goes in whole stop increments.

Go into the Menu, go to the first page of the custom function screen, and you'll find ISO speed setting increments, which defaults to one third of a stop. Go in there, bump it up to 1/1, or that is a full stop, and now when I come out here and hit my ISO button, I go from to 100, to 200, to 400, and so on. If you're working in Manual mode, you might have an easier time thinking in terms of full stops, particularly if you're not using third stop incremen...

Changing ISO speed setting increments
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The default ISO speed on your Canon 5D Mark III is set to one-third stop increments. If you press the ISO button and then turn the main dial, the setting will go from 100 to 125. You can change this in the Menu. Watch this instructional video about changing ISO speed setting increments and how this will affect your projects.

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