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shutter-priority

[ shuht-er-prahy-or-i-tee, -awr- ]
/ ˈʃʌt ər praɪˌɒr ɪ ti, -ˌɔr- /
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adjective Photography.

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

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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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shutter priority

noun

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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