shutter priority

shutter-priority

[shuht-er-prahy-or-i-tee, -awr-]
adjective Photography.
of or pertaining to a semiautomatic exposure system in which the photographer presets the shutter speed and the camera selects the aperture.
Also, shutter-preferred [shuht-er-pri-furd] .


Origin:
1970–75

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shutter priority
 
n
photog Compare aperture priority an automatic exposure system in which the photographer selects the shutter speed and the camera then automatically sets the correct aperture

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