aperture priority


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aperture priority

n
(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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Also, it is not necessary to use only the manual mode - try using modes such as aperture priority (Av) and shutter priority (Tv)
Pressing the lens icon on the left will switch the camera to aperture priority mode which allows you to set the f-stop manually from F 0.
o Manual aperture control or aperture priority mode
The tool lets users view what happens to a particular photograph by manipulating sliders in three exposure modes: aperture priority, shutter speed priority or manual.
Maximum shutter speed can be ensured whatever the changing light levels by setting your camera to aperture priority and opening up the lens to its maximum aperture--say f/4: the camera will then set the corresponding shutter speed (the fastest) for the metered exposure reading.
I set the photo type at the "flower" icon (close-ups or "macro") to maximize close-up quality, ISO at 400 (like the old film "speed"), made sure vibration reduction feature was active, mode at aperture priority and shot the photo hand held at f/6.
There are four shooting modes to choose from - intelligent auto, superior auto, program auto and aperture priority shooting.
Set it on aperture priority with the aperture at f/8 and the ISO at 100.
Aperture Priority and Shutter Priority settings let you experiment with shutter speeds and depth of field, so you can shoot fast-moving images in low light.
ISO 100 to 12800, all shot with these settings: Evaluative Metering, Aperture priority at f/4.
Designed to give users even more creative freedom in a compact body, the P300 comes equipped with several features commonly found in D-SLR cameras such Aperture Priority (A), Shutter Priority (S) and Full Manual (M) Control.
More experienced users can choose their settings with additional shooting modes such as Aperture Priority and Shutter Priority.

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