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aperture-priority

[ ap-er-cher-prahy-or-i-tee, -awr- ]
/ ˈæp ər tʃər praɪˌɒr ɪ ti, -ˌɔr- /
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adjective Photography.
of or relating to a semiautomatic exposure system in which the photographer presets the aperture and the camera selects the shutter speed.

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aperture priority

noun
photog an automatic exposure system in which the photographer selects the aperture and the camera then automatically sets the correct shutter speedCompare shutter priority
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