shutter-priority [shuht-er-prahy-or-i-tee, -awr-] Word Origin adjective Photography.
- of or relating to a semiautomatic exposure system in which the photographer presets the shutter speed and the camera selects the aperture.
Also shut·ter-pre·ferred [shuht-er-pri-furd] /ˈʃʌt ər prɪˌfɜrd/. Compare aperture-priority. Origin of shutter-priority First recorded in 1970–75 British Dictionary definitions for shutter priority shutter priority noun
- photog an automatic exposure system in which the photographer selects the shutter speed and the camera then automatically sets the correct apertureCompare aperture priority