Panasonic DMC-FX500 Operating Instruction

Taking Pictures with Set Aperture

Taking Pictures with Set Aperture

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Advanced (Recording pictures)

[REC] mode: 

±

Taking Pictures with Set Aperture 

(±: Aperture-priority AE)

Set the aperture value to a higher number when you want a sharp focus background. Set 
the aperture value to a lower number when you want a soft focus background.

Note

• Refer to P51 for the available aperture values and the shutter speed.
• Slide bar can be hidden (P51).
• Brightness of the LCD monitor may differ from the actual picture recorded. Please confirm in 

playback mode.

• If the exposure is not adequate, the aperture value and the shutter speed turn in red when the 

shutter button is pressed halfway.

• Set the aperture value larger if it is too bright, and set the aperture value smaller if it is too dark.
• We recommend using a tripod when the shutter speed is slow.

Slide the [REC]/[PLAYBACK] selector switch to [¦/!], and then 
press [MODE].

Touch [APERTURE PRIORITY].

Touch the aperture set bar.

A Aperture Set Bar
B Exposure Compensation Set Bar
• Exposure (P52) can be compensated by touching the 

exposure compensation set bar. Touch the exposure 
compensation value you want to set.

Take the pictures.

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