1 Set the mode dial to S.
2 Select a shutter speed using the front or rear control dial.
• You can adjust the shutter speed between 30 and 1/8000 second. You can adjust it between 30 and
1/200 second (with the Super SteadyShot function activated) or 30 and 1/250 second (with the Super
SteadyShot function deactivated) when using the flash.
• The shutter speed is adjusted in 1/3 EV increments. You can set this exposure step to 1/2 EV
increments with [Exposure step] in the
• If the proper exposure is not obtained after making the settings, the aperture value on the LCD monitor
and in the viewfinder flashes when the shutter button is pressed halfway down. You can shoot at this
point, but adjusting again is recommended.
• When the flash is pulled up, the flash fires regardless of the amount of ambient light (page 73).
• When using the flash, if you close the aperture (a larger F-number) by making the shutter speed slower,
the flash light does not reach a distant subject.
• When the shutter speed is one second or more, the noise reduction (Long exp.NR) will be done after
shooting (page 103).
(Camera-shake warning) indicator does not appear in the shutter speed priority mode.
z Shooting techniques
When shooting a moving person, car, or spindrift, etc., using the high shutter speed,
you can express moment that is beyond what the human eye can see.
When shooting a subject such as the flow of a river at a slower shutter speed, you can
create an image that captures the subject's flowing movement. In such cases, use of a
tripod is recommended to prevent camera shake.
Recording menu (page 98).
Front control dial
Rear control dial