Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Live view, part of Learning the Nikon D600 and D610.
- When you shoot with Live View…you'll see a preview of the image…on the back monitor of the camera.…Live View can be quite useful if you need to really…step out from behind the camera…and interact with your subject…and you want to take your eye off the viewfinder.…It could also be more comfortable to shoot with…if you're using a short tripod…or the camera's really low to the ground.…Keep in mind though there are a few drawbacks…in shooting with Live View.…The biggest is that Live View…will quickly use up your batteries.…Running the monitor screen uses a lot of power.…So if you know you're going to be using Live View a lot…or you're going to be shooting video…which relies upon Live View,…make sure you invest in some extra batteries.…
Live View can also be a bit distracting to others around you…particularly if you're shooting in a dark environment.…Also, keep in mind that you might see things…on the back of the monitor that the camera's dynamic range…can't successfully capture.…In order to activate Live View make sure…
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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