Interchangeable Lens Digital Camera ILCE-5100

Program Auto

Allows you to shoot with the exposure adjusted automatically (both the shutter speed and the aperture value).

You can set shooting functions such as [ISO].
  1. MENU (Camera Settings) → [Shoot Mode][Program Auto].
  2. Set the shooting functions to your desired settings.
  3. Adjust the focus and shoot the subject.

Program Shift

You can change the shutter speed and aperture (F-value) combination by rotating the control wheel, without changing the appropriate exposure that is set by this product. This function is available when you do not use the flash.

  • P” on the screen changes to “P*” when you turn the control wheel.
  • To cancel program shift, set the shooting mode to other than [Program Auto], or turn off the camera.


  • According to the brightness of the environment, the program shift may not be used.
  • Set the shooting mode to another one than “P” or turn off the power to cancel the setting you made.
  • When the brightness changes, the aperture (F value) and shutter speed also change while maintaining the shift amount.