Quote Originally Posted by Nikonfan07 View Post

I was wondering if I can manually set my lens to any aperture on the ring or do I have to just leave it on A? I would like to have complete control of the aperture and shutter speed. I realize the AE-1 is a shutter priority camera but I was wondering if I can have complete control of the settings. I just received this camera and have not loaded a roll of film in it yet. I just picked up a new battery for it and I was going to take it down to our local camera shop and have them test the meter etc...

Thanks for your help,

Have you a copy of the manual (s)? If not, here is a link to its location on Mike Butkus' site (I'd suggest that you make the requested donation):