Canon PowerShot A530 User Manual

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You can manually set the shutter speed and aperture to shoot images.
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When you press the shutter button halfway, the difference 
between the standard exposure* and the selected exposure 
appears on the LCD monitor. If the difference is more than ±2 
stops, “–2” or “+2” appears in red.
* Standard exposure levels are calculated by measuring light according to 
the currently selected metering mode.
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 Manually Setting the Shutter
Speed and Aperture
PowerShot A540
PowerShot A530
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If you wish to change the exposure, select shutter speed or 
aperture using the 
 button, then adjust the value using 
the  
or  
button.
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If the zoom is adjusted after these values are set, the aperture 
value may change in accordance with the zoom position.
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The LCD monitor’s brightness matches the selected shutter 
speed and aperture value. 
When you select a fast shutter speed or shoot a subject in a dark 
place, the image will always be bright if the flash is set to 
 
(Flash on, with red-eye reduction) or 
 (Flash on).
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The same shutter speeds that can be set for the 
PowerShot A540, can also be set for the PowerShot A530. 
See page 45 for details.
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The aperture values that can be set for the PowerShot A530 
are shown below. Some aperture values may not be 
available depending on the zoom position. For the 
PowerShot A540, see page 46.
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The aperture value and shutter speed change according to 
the zoom state 
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F2.6 F3.2 F3.5 F4.0 F4.5 F5.0 F5.5 F5.6 F6.3 F7.1 F8.0 F9.0 
F10 F11
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