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[Question] About the S mode (S: Shutter Priority mode) (A12 50mm).

Turning the mode dial to [S] (Shutter Speed Priority mode) allows you to adjust shutter speed manually. When you set the shutter speed, the camera automatically selects the appropriate aperture value for that speed.
Available shutter speeds vary depending on attached camera unit.

S mode

*The shutter speed
  • Making the shutter speed faster will capture a moment like having the fast-moving subject stop. Or making the shutter speed slower will capture a trail trail of the moving subject, which will be able to create the scene in fluid motion.

Operating procedure

The procedures for shooting with shutter speed priority are shown below.

  • 1.While pressing the mode dial lock release button, turn the mode dial to [S].
  • Turn the mode dial to [S].

  • 2.Turn the Up-down dial to change the shutter speed.
  • Up-down dial
  • The selected mode symbol will be displayed in the picture display, the current shutter speed will be shown in orange.

  • 3.Press the shutter release button halfway. The aperture is selected and displayed on the screen.
  • Press the shutter release button halfway

  • 4.Gently press the shutter release button the rest of the way down to shoot.

memo [Memo]
If the shutter speed is set longer, the aperture value will not become the minimum (open aperture), even if the subject is too dark.

  • In the [S] mode, the available shutter speed with the GR LENS A12 50mm F2.5 MACRO camera unit will be; 1/3200 ~ 15 seconds.
    (The upper limit and lower limit for shutter speeds will vary depending on the shooting mode or the flash mode.)
Answer ID: EDXR01008
Date created: April 12, 2010
Date modified: September 28, 2010
Product: GXR (GR LENS A12 50mm F2.5 MACRO)
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware operations

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