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Can shutter speed and aperture opening on Nikon Coolpix p510

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Can shutter speed and aperture opening on Nikon Coolpix p510 be set separately but allowed to work in tandem with each other? Also, once set, will the selection remain in play for many consecutive photos until changed again? My camera shows a maximum selectable speed of only 800, other faster speeds are grayed out.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Steve G. replied 4 months ago.

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Ok then. Here we go.

The M setting on the top dial is for complete manual setting of shutter and aperture.

Have you tried that?