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[Question] About the P mode (P: Program Shift mode) (A12 28mm).

Turning the mode dial to [P] (Program Shift mode) allows you to take a picture while changing the combination of aperture and shutter speed.

P mode

*Aperture
  • 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.
*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 of the moving subject, which will be able to create the scene in fluid motion.

Operating procedure

The procedures for shooting in Program Shift mode are shown below.
  • 1.While pressing the mode dial lock release button, turn the mode dial to [P].
  • Turn the mode dial to [P].

  • 2.Press the shutter release button halfway. The current shutter speed and aperture combination is displayed on the screen.
  • Press the shutter release button halfway
  • The selected mode symbol will be displayed in the picture display,

  • 3.Remove your finger from the shutter release button.

  • 4.Turn the Up-down dial to select a different combination of shutter speed and aperture.
  • Up-down dial
  • The aperture and shutter speed combination appears for about 10 seconds. During this period you can adjust the setting with the Up-down dial.

  • 5.Press the shutter release button to shoot.


memo[Available shutter speed and aperture]
The available shift ranges of the combinations of shutter speed and aperture at each exposure value vary depending on the camera unit.

[Program diagram for GR LENS A12 28mm F2.5]

This is an example of the shutter speed and aperture combinations available when [Flash Off] and [ISO 200] have been selected. The gray area shows a guide of the available shift ranges. The actual value will vary depending on EV (exposure value).

Answer ID: gxr05009
Date created: December 17, 2010
Date modified: --
Product: GXR (GR LENS A12 28mm F2.5)
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware operations


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