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shutter-priority

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

adjective

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


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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Word History and Origins

Origin of shutter-priority1

First recorded in 1970–75
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