In mode M, the user controls both shutter speed and aperture. Shut ter speed
can be set to values between 30 s and
open indeﬁ nitely for a long time-exposure (
val ues between the minimum and maximum values for the lens. Using the
elec tron ic analog exposure display in the viewﬁ nder, you can adjust exposure
ac cord ing to shooting con di tions and the task at hand.
To take pho to graphs in manual exposure mode:
Rotate the mode dial to M.
Rotate the main com mand dial to choose a shut ter speed, and the sub-
com mand dial to set aperture. Check exposure in the electronic an a log
ex po sure display (see opposite), and con tin ue to adjust shut ter speed and
ap er ture until the de sired ex po sure is achieved.
Frame a photograph, focus, and shoot.
s, or the shutter can be held
). Aperture can be set to