- of or relating to a semiautomatic exposure system in which the photographer presets the shutter speed and the camera selects the aperture.
Also shut·ter-pre·ferred [shuht-er-pri-furd] /ˈʃʌt ər prɪˌfɜrd/.
Origin of shutter-priority
First recorded in 1970–75
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- photog an automatic exposure system in which the photographer selects the shutter speed and the camera then automatically sets the correct apertureCompare aperture priority
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