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
• When you hand-hold the camera, adjust
the shutter speed in a range where
(Vibration warning indicator) is not
Mode dial: A
You can adjust the amount of light that
passes through the lens. If you open the
aperture (a smaller F-number), the amount
of light allowed into the lens increases and
the in-focus range becomes narrower. Only
the main subject is then in focus. When the
aperture is closed (a larger F-number), the
amount of light decreases and the in-focus
range becomes wider. The whole image is
The shutter speed is automatically adjusted
to obtain correct exposure according to the
brightness of the subject.
Open the aperture
Close the aperture
a Set the mode dial to A.
b Select an aperture value with
the command dial.
The range of values that can be
selected varies, depending on the zoom
position. The aperture value can be
selected from F2 to F8 (W)/ from F2.8
to F8 (T).
c Shoot the image.