aperture priority

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aperture priority

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(Photography) photog an automatic exposure system in which the photographer selects the aperture and the camera then automatically sets the correct shutter speed. Compare shutter priority
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3) Aperture-priority, automatic, program, shutter-priority
Setting the camera to aperture-priority mode and choosing the maximum lens aperture will result in the fastest shutter speed being selected for a correct exposure.
The ISO range is 80-3200 and there are 25 different shooting modes on offer, including Shutter-priority, Aperture-priority and Manual shooting modes for those who desire greater control.
Both feature Aperture-Priority Auto mode with 10-step manual control in 1/3EV increments, and 11 of the 16 Scene Modes are Advanced Scene modes.
Both feature a 5x optical zoom lens, plus a 4x digital zoom function; plus a single dial for selecting 11 different operating modes, such a manual metering, or programmed, shutter-priority, and aperture-priority exposure modes.
You can use any shutter speed that gives you the right exposure, determined by aperture-priority auto exposure or a handheld meter.
Just like taking still photos, users can capture movies with aperture-priority AE and enjoy a soft, defocused background effect.
It offers four exposure modes P programmed auto, A aperture-priority auto, S shutter-priority auto, M manual that allow users to attempt new forms of expression by reflecting their own intent according to the subject or impression they wish to convey with shooting.
Whether shooting from a hide or in the open, it's best to set the lens to the widest aperture--either in manual or aperture-priority mode--for the fastest shutter speed and select continuous AF to keep your subject in focus while it's on the move.
Subject programs include Portrait, Sports, Sunset, Night Portrait, and Text, as well as Auto, Manual, Aperture-Priority, and Shutter-Priority.
Program choices include speed- or aperture-priority settings for sport, portrait, landscape and nature photography.
With its Fujinon EBC 80 mm lens, coupled rangefinder, exposure compensator, and aperture-priority automatic and manual exposure modes, the camera produces sharp high quality images.