Pentax K-5 II User Manual (en)

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Checking the Composition, Exposure 
and Focus Before Shooting (Preview)
You can use the preview function to check depth of field, composition, 
exposure and focus before taking a picture.
There are two preview methods.
Choose whether to use Optical Preview or Digital Preview when the main 
switch is turned to the preview position (|).
The default setting is Optical Preview.
1
Select [Button Customization] in the [A Rec. Mode 5] 
menu and press the four-way controller (
5).
The [Button Customization] screen appears.
2
Use the four-way controller (23) to select [Preview Dial] 
and press the four-way controller (
5).
The [Preview Dial] screen appears.
3
Press the four-way controller (5
and use the four-way controller 
(
23) to select [Optical Preview] 
or [Digital Preview].
Preview Method
Description
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Optical Preview
For checking the depth of field with the viewfinder.
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Digital Preview
For checking the composition, exposure and 
focus on the monitor.
You can use the Live View function that displays a real-time image on the 
monitor and enables you to change the shooting settings and magnify the 
image. (p.146)
Selecting the Preview Method
Preview Dial
For checking depth of
field with viewfinder
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Optical Preview
Digital Preview