Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video A guided tour: Buttons, ports, and controls, part of Learning the Nikon D600 and D610.
- 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.…Below are three important buttons.…First, the exposure compensation button,…to adjust for different lighting conditions and contrast.…
A dedicated movie record button can trigger your…camera's built-in HD video recording.…This third button serves really two purposes.…First, you can use it to adjust metering,…how your camera measures light.…You can also use it to format a memory card.…The control panel provides feedback…as you adjust controls.…It also shows you useful information,…from the camera, to help you make better images.…To illuminate this panel, just turn the power switch…a bit more until it lights up.…
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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