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In this mode, you set both the shutter speed and aperture as desired. To
determine the exposure, refer to the exposure level indicator in the
viewfinder or use a commercially-available handheld exposure meter.
This method is called manual exposure.
* <a> stands for Manual.
Set the Mode Dial to <a>.
Set the shutter speed and
To set the shutter speed, turn the
To set the aperture, set the power
switch to <J>, and turn the <5>
Focus the subject.
Press the shutter button halfway.
X The exposure setting will be
displayed in the viewfinder and on the
The exposure level mark <s> lets you
see how far you are from the
standard exposure level.
Set the exposure.
Check the exposure level and set the
desired shutter speed and aperture.
Take the picture.
a: Manual Exposure
Exposure level mark
Standard exposure index