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Shutter speed Panasonic DMC FZ30

According to the manual, I can adjust the shutter speed in Shutter Priority (and Manual) modes up to 1/2000. However, I truly cannot find where this adjustment can be made. The manual even states, "...adjust shutter speed....." Haven't found it anywhere in the Menu Mode. Sports setting goes up to only 1/30. Help!

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Re: Shutter speed Panasonic DMC FZ30

Set dial to s-then adjust to desired setting using command wheel by thumb.

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I typed Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30 manual into google and up came a pdf i downloaded it and find it hard to follow too. Perhaps change to S (shutter priority) then see what options come up

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Unfortunately, Panasonic's website is not properly linking to the user manual so I can't download the manual to provide you with the exact steps on how to set the shutter in the M or S modes.

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Manually setting shutter speed and aperture..

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 :

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...

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