In this mode, the camera automatically adjusts shutter speed and aperture for optimal
exposure in most situations. This mode is recommended for snapshots and other situations
in which you want to leave the camera in charge of shutter speed and aperture.
01. Rotate the mode dial to P.
02. Although the shutter speed and aperture chosen by the camera will produce optimal
results, you can also choose from other combinations that will produce the same exposure
(“flexible program”). "*" is displayed while flexible program
is in effect.
Rotate the command dial to the right for large apertures (low f-numbers) that blur
background details or fast shutter speeds that “freeze” motion.
the dial to the left for small apertures (high f-numbers) that increase depth of field
or slow shutter speeds that blur motion.
To restore default shutter speed
and aperture settings, rotate the command dial until "*" is no longer displayed
or turn the camera off. The default shutter speed and aperture is automatically restored
when the camera enters standby mode.
View information on functions related to P (Programmed Auto).