Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video A guided tour: Buttons and controls, part of Learning the Nikon D5200 and D5300.
- Let's get started by taking a quick look…at some of the most essential buttons…and controls on your camera.…Now, don't worry if you hear me use a term…that you aren't familiar with,…we'll explore most of these as we go…into the controls in greater detail throughout the course.…The power switch is used every time…you want to turn your camera on.…It surrounds the shutter release button,…which is what you push to actually take a photo.…The live view switch lets you…activate the live view display.…This is useful when composing shots or shooting video.…
Below are three important buttons.…First, the exposure compensation button…is used to compensate for different lighting conditions.…The information display button brings up…the information display on the back of the camera.…Press this button mulitple times to cycle…through which information is shown.…The next button is the record button to use in video mode.…The mode dial controls the way that your camera functions.…Now, let's go to the back of the camera.…Here you'll find the bulk of the camera controls…
- 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
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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