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If the lens has an aperture ring, it must be locked at the mininum aperture (largest F/number). In PSAM modes use the command dial (possibly in conjunction with the exposure compensation button) to change shutter speed/aperture.

Posted on Dec 23, 2009

  • nazanin khani May 26, 2013

    when i put newer lenses on my f65 that don't have aperture ring i cannot change the aperture. i don't have PSAM mode. what to do?

  • kakima May 27, 2013

    @nazanin, doesn't your Nikon F65 have the PSAM modes on the mode dial? It's not a single mode, but four different modes, marked P, S, A, and M.

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