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Old Dec 14, 2006, 11:51 PM   #1
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When EXIF says normal program, what shooting mode is this?
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Old Dec 15, 2006, 9:21 AM   #2
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Probably the P mode (Programmed Auto). But, some cameras report information in the EXIF differently compared to others (the green Auto position might report the same thing with some cameras).

Programmed Auto Mode uses the camera's autoexposure algorithms to select the appropriate shutter speed and aperture, while allowing more control over some other settings (and how much will vary by camera model).

For example, some models will allow you to select from a number of aperture/shutter speed combinations using Programmed Auto, if the default selection from the camera is not exactly what you want (since a variety of aperture/shutter speed combinations will produce identical exposure).

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