Setting the Shutter Speed

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You can set the shutter to the speed at which you want to shoot. The camera 
will set the appropriate aperture value for the shutter speed you set.

M stands for “Time value”.

Enter 

M mode.

Follow Steps 1 – 2 on 

p. 54

 to choose 

M.

Make the setting.

Turn the 

– dial to set the shutter speed.

Shoot.

Available Shutter Speeds

2" indicates 2 seconds, 0"3 indicates 0.3 second and 1/160 indicates 1/160 second.

When the flash fires, the camera may automatically reset the shutter to a speed 
slower than shutter speed you chose.

The ISO speed will be locked at 

 when you choose a shutter speed of 1.3 

seconds or slower.

Depending on the zoom position, some shutter speeds may not be available.

Setting the Shutter Speed

15", 13", 10", 8", 6", 5", 4", 3"2, 2"5, 2", 1"6, 1"3, 1", 0"8, 0"6, 0"5, 0"4, 0"3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 
1/8, 1/10, 1/13, 1/15, 1/20, 1/25, 1/30, 1/40, 1/50, 1/60, 1/80, 1/100, 1/125, 1/160, 1/200, 
1/250, 1/320, 1/400, 1/500, 1/640, 1/800, 1/1000, 1/1250, 1/1600, 1/2000

When shutter speeds of 1.3 seconds or slower are used, images are 
processed to eliminate noise after being taken. A certain amount of 
processing time may be needed before you can take the next shot.

You should set the [IS Mode] to [Off] when lowering the shutter speed 
and shoot with a tripod 

(p. 151)

.

If the aperture value appears in orange when the shutter button is pressed 
halfway, the scene has exceeded the correct exposure limits. Adjust the shutter 
speed until the aperture value appears in white. Safety shift can also be used 

(p. 91)

.

What if the aperture value appears in orange?