Best NEX F3 Custom Soft Key Button Assignments?

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount Cameras' started by profitz, Apr 26, 2013.

  1. profitz

    profitz Guest

    What have folks found to be the most useful custom soft key assignments to simplfy access to various shooting functions, and minimize the need to navigate through the menu system?

    I've only recently moved up from the point-and-shoot world, and am trying to decide what the most efficent set-up might be so I'm not hunting thru the menu screens when I'm out taking pictures....and since I'm new to many of the controls available on the NEX I'm not entirely sure which would be most useful to have on the soft keys.

  2. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    I personally use, ISO, WB, Focus Mode, and Creative Style
  3. Amamba

    Amamba TalkEmount All-Pro

    Apr 13, 2013
    SE MI
    Top soft button - Menu with a setting to always open on the top menu item (mode dial wheel).

    Middle joystick button - custom functions - ISO, Metering mode, WB, AF mode, Flash mode

    Rightmost press of joystick wheel - Flash exposure compensation.

    I wish there was a dedicated button for exposure lock, I assigned it to the bottom soft button but it gets replaced by MF zoom when using legacy lens.

    Anyway, this is about as close as it gets to DSLR setup, I don't feel held back by lack of controls.

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  4. profitz

    profitz Guest

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