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In this mode, you set both the shutter
speed and aperture value as desired. To
determine the exposure, refer to the
exposure level indicator in the viewfinder
or use a handheld exposure meter. This
method is called manual exposure.
* <a> stands for Manual.
Set the Mode Dial to <a>.
Set the desired shutter speed.
While looking at the LCD panel, turn
the <6> dial.
Set the desired aperture value.
Set the <4> switch to <J>, and
while looking at the LCD panel, turn
the <5> dial.
Focus the subject.
Press the shutter button halfway.
X The exposure setting will be
displayed in the viewfinder and on the
The exposure level icon <s> lets you
see how far you are from the
standard exposure level.
Exposure level mark
Standard exposure index