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What are different modes in Photography Pro?

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    The different modes in Photography Pro are:

    • Auto mode: allows you to shoot still images of any subject under any condition with good results by setting the values determined by the product.
    • P mode (Program Auto): you can shoot with the exposure adjusted automatically (and also the shutter speed). Also, you can select various settings using the menu.
    • S mode (Shutter Priority): allows you to shoot fast-moving subjects etc., by manually adjusting the shutter speed.
    • M mode (Manual Exposure): allows you to shoot still images with the desired exposure by adjusting the exposure (and also the shutter speed).
    • MR mode (Memory Recall): allows you to register frequently used combinations of modes and setting values. (only available in Xperia® 5 II)
    • Basic mode: allows you to fast access to a range of easy-to-use photography features including a touch shutter button, Portrait orientation, Bokeh effect, Panorama, and more.
      Note: The Basic mode is only available in the Xperia® 1 III and later models, where the Camera app function has been merged to Photography Pro basic mode.