Apparently none you guys read past the first clause of what I wrote. Did I say that I use full auto on my camera? No. Did I say you should? No. Here, I'll try again, with emphasis to make it easier: So in other words: You encountered a good reason to believe that in your situations, the camera would probably guess certain things incorrectly, and so you started using those particular settings manually again. Which means you did precisely what I just suggested people should do. I'm glad we agree.