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Old 12-18-2003, 02:49 AM   #6
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Light sensitivity on the F40i is fixed at an ISO 200 equivalency and aperture is fixed at f/2.8. Shutter speeds range from 1/1,000 to 1/4 second, limiting the camera's low-light shooting capabilities.
So I guess that defeats the purpose to try night photography again.

However, that same site also contains this phrase:
Exposure compensation, which is available in Manual exposure mode only, is adjustable from -1.5 to +1.5 exposure values (EV) in 0.3-step increments
What exactly is exposure compensation? Can it help me shoot in low light conditions (not at night, but like cloudy/dark days)? Should I use low (-1.5) or high (+1.5)?

And the last question:
The F40i's White Balance adjustment (available in Manual exposure mode only) is controlled within the Record menu. Options include: Auto, Outdoors (sunny), Shade, Daylight Fluorescent, Warm White Fluorescent, Cool White Fluorescent, and Incandescent.
What is white balance adjustment? When should I adjust it? And to what?

Thanks everyone in advance,
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