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Shooting With Aperture Priority Mode - A - Sony DSLR-A700H User’s Guide User's And Troubleshooting Manual

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Mode dial
1 Set the mode dial to P.
2 Hold the grip and look into the viewfinder or press the shutter button halfway down until the
shutter speed and aperture value are displayed in the viewfinder.
3 While the shutter speed and aperture value are displayed, select the shutter speed using the front
control dial or select the aperture value using the rear control dial.
Front control
• You can switch the P
• When the shutter speed and the aperture value are displayed, you no longer have to keep pressing the
shutter button.
• When the shutter speed and the aperture value disappear seconds later, the adjusted values also disappear.
• When the flash is pulled up, you cannot select the program shift. When the program shift is turned on,
pulling up the flash cancels the program shift.
Shooting with aperture priority mode – A
You can adjust the aperture manually. If you open the aperture (a smaller F-number), the in-
focus range becomes narrower. Only the main subject is then in focus. When the aperture is
closed (a larger F-number), the in-focus range becomes wider. The whole image is sharpened.
The shutter speed is automatically adjusted.
Open the aperture
shift and the P
shift with [Ctrl dial setup] in the
Close the aperture
Front control dial
Shutter button
Rear control dial
Rear control
Custom menu (page 107).


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