Choose the type of shutter used for photographs.

Option Description
O Auto The camera chooses the shutter type automatically according to shutter speed. The electronic front-curtain shutter is used to reduce blur caused by camera shake at slow shutter speeds.
P Mechanical shutter The camera uses the mechanical shutter for all photos.
x Electronic front-curtain shutter The camera uses the electronic front-curtain shutter for all photos.

“Mechanical Shutter”

Mechanical shutter is not available with some lenses.

“Electronic Front-Curtain Shutter”

The fastest shutter speed available when Electronic front-curtain shutter is selected is 1/2000 s.

A Custom Settings: Fine-Tuning Camera Settings

a: Autofocus

b: Metering/exposure

c: Timers/AE lock

d: Shooting/display

e: Bracketing/flash

f: Controls

g: Movie