Definitions for "APERTURE PRIORITY"
A semiautomatic camera mode allowing the photographer to set the aperture (f-number) and the camera to automatically set the shutter speed for correct exposure. See shutter priority.
Mode of automatic exposure in which the camera adjusts shutter speed according to a manually selected aperture.
This allows the user to set the aperture of the digital camera over its full range and will allow the camera to calculate the best shutter speed to get a correct exposure.