Pentax K-5 II User Manual (en)

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Using the Mode Dial
You can switch the exposure modes by setting the icons on the mode dial 
to the dial indicator.
Turn the mode dial while pressing the mode dial lock button.
Mode
Characteristics
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B
Green
Lets you capture images with fully automatic 
settings.
e
Program Automatic 
Exposure
Automatically sets the shutter speed and aperture value to 
obtain a proper exposure according to Program Line when 
taking pictures. You can use the front and rear e-dials to 
switch between shutter priority and aperture priority.
K
Sensitivity Priority 
Automatic Exposure
Automatically sets the shutter speed and aperture 
value to obtain a proper exposure according to the 
set sensitivity.
b
Shutter Priority 
Automatic Exposure
Lets you set the desired shutter speed for 
expressing the movement of the subject.
c
Aperture Priority 
Automatic Exposure
Lets you set the desired aperture value for 
controlling the depth of field.
L
Shutter & Aperture Priority 
Automatic Exposure
Automatically sets the sensitivity to obtain a proper 
exposure with the set shutter speed and aperture 
value according to the brightness of the subject.
a
Manual Exposure
Lets you set the shutter speed and aperture value 
to capture the picture with creative intent.
p
Bulb Exposure
Lets you capture images that require slow shutter 
speeds such as fireworks and night scenes.
Mode dial lock button
Dial indicator
Mode dial