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[Question] About the M mode (M: Manual Exposure mode) (A12 50mm).
Turning the mode dial to [M] (Manual Exposure mode) allows you to adjust the aperture and shutter speed manually.
- * Some shutter speeds may not be available manually. The shutter speeds can be set depend on the camera unit and on the aperture value.
You can select a shutter speed between 1/2000 second and 1/180 second.
With the GR LENS A12 50mm F2.5 MACRO camera unit, available shutter speeds are between 1/3200 ~ 180 seconds.
|Select a low f-number (open aperture) to emphasize the main subject by blurring background. Selecting a high f-number (close aperture) brings both the background and main subject into focus.|
|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 of of the moving subject, which will be able to create the scene in fluid motion.|
The procedures for shooting in Manual Exposure mode are shown below.
|1.||While pressing the mode dial lock release button, turn the mode dial to [M].|
|2.||Adjust the aperture with the Up-down dial and select a shutter speed by pressing the ADJ. lever left or right, while keeping an eye on the exposure indicator.|
|3.||Press the shutter release button halfway.|
|4.||Gently press the shutter release button down the rest of the way.|
Date created: April 12, 2010
Date modified: September 28, 2010
Product: GXR (GR LENS A12 50mm F2.5 MACRO)
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Category: Hardware operations
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