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Could Someone clear this up for me? After setting the shutter speed and aperture if it should stay set or does it automatically adjust because its jumps around on my fd91 screen i noticed while taking pictures! P.S. Thank You , From a very novice camera user!

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You can set one or the other but not both.

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