Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Getting ready to shoot, part of Learning the Nikon D600 and D610.
- Let's get ready to shoot.…To do this, we need to attach a few things to the camera.…One of the great advantages of shooting…with an SLR camera is the ability to switch lenses.…This gives you a lot of flexibility and potential power…as you can adjust for the performance of the situtation.…For example, I could shoot with this 85mm lens here…for street photography, giving me a nice closer view,…as well as great low-light performance.…Or I could switch to a macro, or a tilt-shift lens,…when shooting in specific scenarios.…Attaching a lens is easy.…
First, make sure the camera is in…the off position here, and powered down.…Carefully remove the body cap.…The body cap should be used whenever a lens is…not attached, as it will protect the sensor…and keep dust from entering.…Now, take the lens cap off off the back of the lens.…You'll see on the lens that there's a dot.…Here's a little mark here,…as well as on the outside of the lens.…What you'll want to do is line those up.…You'll see here on the camera body, a white dot as well.…
Want to get up and running even faster? Check out the "Quick Start" chapter to learn how to use your D600 or D610 straight out of the box.
- Powering up and shooting with the scene modes
- Reviewing the lens controls
- Changing image format and size
- Adjusting ISO and exposure compensations
- Using Flexible Program mode
- Shooting in continuous low-speed, high-speed, and quiet-shutter-release modes
- Switching between metering modes
- Shooting with flash
- Shooting video
Skill Level Beginner
1. Quick Start
2. A Closer Look
3. Shooting in Programmed Auto Mode
4. Exploring Autofocus
5. Understanding Shutter-Release Modes
6. Understanding Exposure Controls
7. Beyond the Basics
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