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shooting mode where aperture is set by the user while shutter speed is calculated by the camera for proper exposure

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Nikon Z50 Auto Setting Focus Issues

I have been taking photos for many years, amateur but always complimented for my great photos. After most of my life using a great point-and-shoot camera - a Samsung VLUU WB500 (HZ10W) I bought in ...
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Auto focus won’t work in viewfinder on Aperture priority mode

My camera (Canon Rebel t7i) won’t auto focus in manual or aperture priority mode in viewfinder. (It works perfectly in liveview) Maybe it’s important to say that I’ve never shot in manual mode so I ...
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How can I produce high quality images of field ranges for training sets?

I am an Agronomic researcher assisting on a ML problem for identifying soy diseases. I would like to capture an image of a single range of soy (roughly 1' wide by 5' long) that is at least mostly in-...
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How do I change the ISO and shutter speed settings in Aperture Priority mode on a Canon DSLR?

I am looking to change the ISO settings and shutter speed during the Aperture Mode in my Canon 77D. I am not able to see this screen on my camera.  Can someone help me with this?
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How to avoid noise in Aperture Priority mode arising due to auto-ISO?

I was taking photos of birds in a cloudy day and in an area of forest where light was even low under a tree as compared to other areas. I used 70-300 mm kit lens. When trying to take photo even at 1/...
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Bracketing seems to have no effect (Canon T6s)

I am editing photos of the total solar eclipse 2019. I configured my Canon Rebel T6s to aperture priority and fixed ISO 100. I used bracketing +/-2/3. However, some pictures have identical shutter ...
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Can different ISO settings be preserved when switching between different Exposure Modes on Canon DSLRs?

Aperture settings are independent in Manual (M) and Aperture (Av) mode on a Canon body, meaning if we set the aperture to F/1.8 in Av mode, M exposure mode wouldn't copy the same aperture ...
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Why does Shutter Speed go below the Minimum Shutter Speed when speedlight is on in Aperture Mode on my Nikon camera?

Nikon D7200 Aperture Priority Mode. Auto ISO set at 6400 max. Minimum Shutter set at 1/125. Flash: Godox V860IIN. Shutter works well when the flash is off and when the built in camera is on, but ...
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Can I use aperture priority mode with a constant aperture lens?

I had been using a Nikon D3400 with aperture priority mode. I received a Nikon D750 as a present and am in the process of upgrading to FX format lenses. I am looking at a Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2....
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Why did the shutter speed increase when I raised ISO and lowered exposure compensation in Aperture Priority mode?

I have a Sony A6000 camera and I am studying photography. I was experimenting with ISO and exposure compensation while in Aperture Priority mode and encountered this situation: I set the aperture to ...
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shooting in Av (Aperture Priority) Mode, but set Aperture deviates from what I set

I am shooting with a Canon 6D and an f4 24-105 L-series lens. I am pretty certain I set the aperture at f4. After inspecting ...
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The best setting for Canon 70D for my application

I'm an robotics engineer and do not have any experience in photography. For a project, I need to take some pictures of some objects and need your experience to set the optimal setting because my ...
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Is wide aperture required when shooting faraway objects in low light conditions?

Assuming the following: the subject being shot is lit rather poorly no flash because the subject is far away the subject being shot doesn't move the camera is on tripod and doesn't shake no other ...
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How can i shoot in aperture priority with auto ISO?

I have been trying to take some photos with the camera in aperture priority mode but have found the ISO is not automatically adjusted. Can someone tell me if and how i can use auto ISO in aperture ...
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How to determine the exposure mode used in two photos if they have the same ISO value and the same exposure value?

Take a look at the 18th and the 19th image on this panasonic lumix fz2500 real world sample gallery. And while their ISO and EV values are not altered, their Avs and Tvs are inversely changed apiece. ...
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Using a remote in Av mode using a Canon EOS T4i

I want to use an infrared remote to trigger my Canon EOS T4i for a self-portrait. Can this be done in Aperture priority (Av) mode or only in Manual mode?
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Is the AF Nikkor 35mm f/2D lens compatible with my Nikon D5200?

Can I use a Nikkor AF 35mm f/2D lens with my Nikon D5200 camera in aperture- or shutter-priority modes? Will the camera automatically adjust the exposure by changing the shutter/aperture in A/S modes?
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How can I lock the aperture setting on a 5DMkIII with long exposures in Av mode?

Is there a setting on the Canon 5D Mk III where I can override Av (aperture priority) mode so it will lock on the aperture setting regardless of whether the camera thinks a 30 second exposure isn't ...
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What is different between "M" and "A" with exposure compensation modes? [duplicate]

Are there any different in using camera in manual mode vs aperture mode plus exposure compensation? This the same according to dynamic range or maybe something other difference?
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Does Av mode apply any in-camera software push-pull (Canon 6D)?

I test-shot frames in Manual VS Av mode with identical aperture/shutter speed/ISO, settings and lighting, and I noticed that some frames in Av are sometimes over or underexposed compared to those in ...
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How do I control exposure in aperture priority mode?

I am a beginner, shooting in aperture priority mode. So I set the aperture I want for the scenery. Next thing is: how to control the exposure? I guess camera calculates everything else? I can change ...
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Why is actual exposure changing as I go from one extreme to the other in aperture priority mode?

I just got my first DSLR, Nikon D5200 and after reading various tutorials and understanding basics of Exposure Triangle, I was out for testing my knowledge to get a practical view of how things get ...
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Does exposure compensation affect shutter speed in aperture value mode?

When I am shooting in AV/aperture value mode, and I switch to +1 EC, will it affect my shutter speed?
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Nikon D3300 - no exposure indicator displayed while in Aperture Priority [duplicate]

I have had my new Nikon for around 2 months and am learning about settings and modes. I have lost the exposure indicator in the information display. What did I do to cause this? Thanks
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When shooting in A-mode, at times the shutter speed becomes too slow to hand hold and shoot. How do I solve this?

I'm a beginner photographer and am in the learning phase. The other day I was shooting in the A-mode, I needed a small DOF but the lighting was a bit dark. So when I took the pictures the shutter ...
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What is the effect of changing the Aperture [duplicate]

What is the effect of changing the Aperture on the quality of the image?
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Why does the Fujifilm X30 limit shutter speed limit in aperture priority mode?

According to FujiFilm X30 specs: Shutter speed: (Auto mode) 1/4 sec. to 1/4000* sec. , (All other modes) 30 sec. to 1/4000* sec. * 1/4000sec. at small aperture, 1/1000sec. at full aperture In ...
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Canon EOS700D Flash: Why are exposure times different in modes P and Av if all settings are "equal"

Yesterday I ran a little test with my Canon EOS700D's built in flash in both P and Av modes. I had the camera set up with no flash exposure compensation. I took a test photo in mode P and it looked ...
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Nikon D7000 thinks aperture of non-cpu lens is always 16 and overexposes photos

I have a non-cpu lens with manual aperture control (I use the aperture ring to set it, and it stays that way when I shoot). My D7000 used to work fine with this lens in A mode - all images were ...
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Aperture priority images are all severly underexposed

I have been working on a technique to produce a timelapse series of the sunset and am trying to use Aperture Priority since the lighting changes so rapidly. I am using a Canon 6d with a Rokinon 24mm ...
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basic settings for good result in Nikon P510 coolpix [duplicate]

Please advice me the basic settings of Nikon P510 coolpix for good results especially I seek your advice on Aperture value, shutter speed and ISO - what should be the combination for a good result ...
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What's the difference between P mode vs. Av or Tv?

According to the Pentax K50 and K10D manuals, in P mode, if I select aperture, then program will choose a corresponding shutter speed, and if I specify shutter speed, then camera will select a ...
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Why isn't aperture priority mode automatically adjusting the shutter speed on my Nikon?

I have a used Nikon d40x and I'm just learning how to use it. I understand the A mode allows you to choose different apertures and adjusts shutter speed for optimal exposure. The problem is, I've ...
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How to activate my camera aperture and speed wheels

I have a Nikon d7000 and I often shoot in Aperture mode. Sometimes, when I turn the aperture wheel, the aperture doesn't change. I have to mid-press the shutter button and then only, I can change the ...
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Can I use auto flash and auto ISO in Aperture priority mode on a Nikon DSLR?

I would like to know if I can set my flash on auto in Aperture priority mode. I have a D3200 Nikon. And also, can I set auto ISO in Aperture priority mode?
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What is the point of Aperture priority and Shutter priority since they are just the inverse of each other?

I intentionally phrased the question title a bit provocatively. What I mean is this: Aperture priority mode (Av) means that I select an aperture, and the camera selects the corresponding shutter speed....
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Camera selects different shutter speed on AV Priority vs Auto

I have a Canon 60D. I've had it for a month now. Today while taking pictures I noticed that if I take a picture in AV Priority, the shutter speed is really slow. So I took a picture in Auto and noted ...
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What is the relation between shutter speed and exposure compensation in aperture priority?

I was using a manual focus lens with canon 600D and notice something in aperture priority mode. When I was applying the exposure compensation of -2EV, I had a shutter speed of 1/20 sec and when the ...
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Using flash with Aperture Priority or Shutter Priority gives me a white image - why?

When using the built in flash with Aperture Priority or Shutter Priority selected, I am getting a completely overexposed (white) image. Now my understanding of AP and SP modes is that the camera ...
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What is the effect of directly changing exposure from the camera's menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is exposure compensation? In the Aperture Priority mode (Av), changing the Aperture size would automatically adjust the Shutter Speed to ensure proper exposure. I have ...
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Zooming in/out changes f stop

I'm a little bit confused regarding variable focal length lenses. I have a Nikon D90 DSLR. I'm using a Tamron AF-28-80 mm F/3.5-5.6 lens. Now, if I select Mode A (aperture priority) I can set the ...
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Is it usual that a narrow aperture gives a darker picture in aperture priority mode?

I have a Nikon D60 camera here with a Nikkor 35 mm 1:1.8G lens. I don't have any experience with any other digital SLR, so excuse the beginner question. When using aperture priority mode, a narrower ...
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Does aperture priority mode work with a manual aperture lens?

I'm interested to know if there are any limitations when shooting with a manual aperture lens in aperture priority mode, compared to shooting with a fully automatic lens. In case this isn't clear, ...
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How to switch quickly between video and AP photo mode of Canon 600D?

I have recently got a 600D which is a great camera, but there is one thing I find very annoying. When I am shooting video and suddenly want to capture a still image in AP mode, it takes 3+ seconds to ...
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Why does my Canon 60D sometimes lengthen exposure when using the flash?

In low light conditions, my first shot will often be handheld with no flash. If there's not enough light however, the shutter speed can be too slow and I'm not steady enough for a crisp image - so I'...
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What camera priority mode should I use for HDR photos?

I believe the best way to get HDR shots is by using the Av mode, so the depth of field is consistent across 2-3 images. Should I be switching to manual mode and changing the shutter speed with a ...
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What are the benefits of Av vs. Tv vs. Manual exposure modes?

So what's the benefit of using one over the other? The way I understand it, in Av or Tv, you only have to adjust the shutter or aperture, and the rest is done automatically for you...is this correct? ...
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Does Av mode on my Canon DSLR take IS into account when deciding shutter speed and ISO?

Most of the time when I'm out I'm shooting, my camera is in Av mode. I've selected the aperture size I want and I'm letting the camera decide on the correct shutter speed and ISO that are required to ...
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When should I use which aperture settings?

I just bought a new Canon EOS 60D and working to choose a great lens. I have used DSLR before but never seriously. I have few questions on aperture which might be obvious to many but very helpful to ...
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Can I use aperture ring of Pentax FA lens in aperture priority mode?

I'm considering getting an FA Limited lens for my Pentax DSLR. The FA series has an aperture ring with an "A" setting for control by camera bodies that support it. Can I instead use the aperture ring ...
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