- Getting ready to shoot
- Shooting in scene modes
- Working with the built-in flash
- Changing ISO
- Focusing with modes or by hand
- Understanding shutter release mode
- Switching metering modes
- Shooting with an external flash
- Shooting video
Skill Level Beginner
The Nikon D5200 and D5300 are great cameras that are quite popular with photo enthusiasts. Both offer a good balance of image quality, connectivity and ease of use. Hi, my name's Richard Harrington and I'd like to welcome you to this course where we'll explore some of the essential controls so you can gt up an running with the D5300 or D5200 camera. It's important that you understand your gear if you wanna consistently make great photos. Sure, you can put the camera in auto mode and trust that you can get some pretty good shots from a technical point of view, most of the time.
But there are lots of shooting situations that can confuse a camera. Such as mixed lighting, fast moving subjects and low lighting levels. Knowing how to adjust your camera helps you get the best results. In this course, we'll explore the most critical features of your Nikon D5300 or 5200. We'll get to know the features that any beginning to intermediate shooter will need to know. You'll learn all about the different shooting modes offered by the camera, as well as how to shoot bracketed photos and video. Most importantly, you'll learn how to adjust the essential camera settings for specific situations to get the best exposure and focus.
This class is not a photography course. We won't be going into deep detail on theory or composition. You could find plenty of course to explore in the lynda.com library to help you out there. What we will cover is a detailed look at the D5300 and 5200 cameras. This class will help you learn how to use your camera and it's many settings. So, go get your camera and keep it close by so you can get hands on as we explore it's many features and controls.
1. Quick Start
2. A Closer Look at the Camera
3. Shooting in Programmed Auto Mode
4. Exploring Autofocus
5. Understanding Shutter-Release Modes
Using the self-timer2m 20s
6. Understanding Exposure Controls
7. Beyond the Basics
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