shutter-priority

[ shuht-er-prahy-or-i-tee, -awr- ]

adjectivePhotography.
  1. of or relating to a semiautomatic exposure system in which the photographer presets the shutter speed and the camera selects the aperture.

Origin of shutter-priority

1
First recorded in 1970–75
  • Also shut·ter-pre·ferred [shuht-er-pri-furd]. /ˈʃʌt ər prɪˌfɜrd/.

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British Dictionary definitions for shutter priority

shutter priority

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

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