Join Steve Simon for an in-depth discussion in this video Zeroing out the camera and next steps, part of Performance Tuning the Nikon D5500.
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Alright, I think it's a good practice…to always, at the end of the day,…after your shooting session,…to kinda zero out your camera…so that it's ready to go the next day,…regardless of what you were shooting…the night before or the day before.…And I have kind of a checklist of items…that I think are important to go over.…First off, there's the exposure mode.…You can see here, I'm just going to…get the info screen up,…that if you're on Manual, for example,…make sure you're back at Aperture Priority,…which is kind of a good idea.…
Exposure compensation, you know?…Maybe you left it at +1, like I have here.…I'm going to zero it out to zero.…And you know what, it happens to everybody.…The night before, you pick up the camera,…you have all these weird settings,…that's why zeroing out the camera is a good idea.…We're in Aperture Priority, remember,…starting wide open is a great starting place,…and it's also often the end place.…So I'm gonna make sure I'm back to…the wide open setting, as well.…Focus points.…I just want to make sure that the focus point…
In this course, photographer and educator Steve Simon demonstrates a set of customization strategies aimed at making a Nikon D5500 camera far more responsive and effective. That way, you can focus on composition and artistic expression, and let your Nikon handle the rest.
- Configuring the autofocus options
- Reviewing dynamic mode
- Understanding exposure modes
- Maximizing live view
- Zeroing out the camera to start fresh