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In creative mode I can not adjust aperture or time for any of the functions. My camera is cannon 500D

Manual adjustment of the 'wheel'

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Only in the Aperture mode and in Manual mode, you can choose the desired Aperture. It is all in the manual page 53, 54 and 55.
You can change Blurring / sharpening of the background (this most of the time will change the Aperture) you can change the brightness (will change the shutter speed) and you can add some image effects and choose for single shot, continues and self timer.
You can't directly choose for changing A, or S.

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SOURCE: Aperture and Shutter Speed for the Nikon Coolpix s550

Go to the shooting menu and then press the ISO sensitivity option

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I had this problem with my S9500, the small dial/wheel for changing shutter speeds, F settings, etc stopped working. Luckily I had a few weeks left on the extended warrenty and had it sorted for free. Fuji had to replace that whole part of the mechanism as something internally went wrong.
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SOURCE: aperture cant be changed on manual mode

Maybe a lens problem. Try to re-seat the lens and play with the Aperture test button on the right side of the camera (near your right finger)

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There must be something simple I am doing wrong. On a D700 body, I can't seem to trip the shutter in any aperture other than f16.


I have a Nikon D60, and it has numerous settings, including aperture and shutter priority, and others. It sounds like you have have it set in aperture mode, set for f/16. First try taking a picture in dimmer light, where it's not so bright. That should cause the shutter to open longer. The camera will adjust the shutter speed to take the best picture at f/16 if it's set for that.To adjust it to something other than f/16, on my camera, you use the thumb wheel on the back of the camera. Try changing that if it has a thumb wheel.

Next try it in Auto mode by rotating the dial on the top of the camera to the green setting and see if you get a batter picture.

If all else fails, consult the camera manual, if you have one.

Good luck!

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Message: Lock lens aperture ring at minimum aperture (largest f-number) I think I'm doing this but the message won't go away and the camera won't work.


You must lock the aperture ring to f/22, so the camera can engage the aperture adjustment lever on the lens. Then, you can change the aperture with the command wheel.

When you change the aperture with the command wheel the aperture ring on the lens doesn't move when the camera actually adjusts the lens aperture.

Take the lens off and locate the aperture adjustment lever on the lens mount.

Unfortunately, this won't work with older AF lenses. So if you are using an older lens, the only thing you can do is change the camera setting to M (Manual) to adjust the aperture on the lens yourself.

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Can use the camera comes up with the message saying "green mode must be canceled to use this function" (menu)


You haven't stated which model you have, but on Pentax models "green mode" is an auto-everything mode. You just point the camera, adjust the zoom and the camera chooses everything else. As a result it does not allow access to almost all other functions.

Not all functions are available in all modes: you'll find similar restrictions when using any of the scene modes which your camera is likely to have, but for most of them you'll have fewer restrictions. You get maximum control in manual mode, and a very slightly less in aperture priority mode (the choose the aperture, the camera selects the correct matching shutter speed) and also in shutter priority mode (you choose the shutter speed, the camera selects the correct aperture). Program mode chooses the aperture and shutter speed for you, but allows you to retain full control of everything else and also to adjust the balance between the pre-selected shutter and aperture settings whilst maintaining the same exposure level. These modes are labelled P,A, S, M on those camera function dials which support these modes, your may or may not have them.

I hope that my speedy free reply has been of assistance to you; if so please let me know by taking a moment to rate my answer. If not, please add a comment instead and state your exact camera model and I shall be happy to assist you further.

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What does the shutter speed set on?


To set the shutter speed, press and hold the mode button and then turn the thumb wheel on the right until M (for fully manual control) or S (for shutter priority auto exposure) appears in the display. Remove your finger from the mode button and the thumb wheel will now adjust just the shutter speed. If you're in manual mode the aperture setting will need a separate adjustment for correct exposure, if you're in shutter priority mode the camera will select the aperture suited to your shutter speed for each exposure.

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How do I adjust the aperture on the Nikon D5000 DSLR camera?


It depends on the exposure mode.

In Program mode (P), turn the command dial and the camera will shift the exposure by changing both the aperture and the shutter speed.

In Aperture-priority mode (A), turn the command dial and the camera will adjust the shutter speed to suit.

In Manual mode (M), hold the aperture button and turn the command dial.

If you're using a lens with an aperture ring, turn it to its smallest aperture (largest f/number) and lock it.

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Canon EOS Rebel T1i won't take a picture when I zoom.


Which mode are you on? When you zoom in, the maximum aperture size decreases to f/5.6 in the kit lens. Sometimes it may be too dark or shutter speed too slow so the camera doesn't shoot. If you're in "P" (program) mode, full auto mode or any of the Basic Modes, the aperture/shutter is auto. In other modes (Av, M, etc) you can turn the dial on the top of the camera to adjust shutter speed to a lower number.

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Manually setting shutter speed and aperture..


http://web.canon.jp/imaging/eosd/eosdigital4/specifications.html

First off, welcome to the world of photography! Good luck and have fun!!!

Like any slr, you have the option of Manual exposure. I'm not familiar w/ modern Canons (I use Nikon). According to this page, however, you also have aperture priority and shutter priority. I'm pretty sure ALL modern Canons have bracketing modes as well (Use this for HDR).

I couldn't find the 450 manual (I'm assuming Canon's web devs are behind), but I did find the instruction manual for the 400 :

http://gdlp01.c-wss.com/gds/0900000357/EOSDRXTi400DIM-EN.pdf

Should be similar, probably w/o some of the functions. Although you SHOULD have a book w/ your camera ;). Read it thoroughly.

Ok, according to the 400 manual, put your camera into Manual mode, then adjust the regular dial to adjust shutter speed. Then, to adjust aperture, hold in the A/V button while you adjust the same dial.

Like I said, may be a bit different. I think the dial may even be digital buttons rather than analog...

hope this helps!!!

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Aperture priority only in manual mode?


Yes. You pick the apature (the 3000 keeps it aorund the setting you pick) and then it automaticly adjusts the speed for you.

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Aperture Priority Mode - an undocumented feature


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