- On the back of the D600 and D610…is a large monitor screen.…This bright monitor can be viewed at just about any angle…when you're standing behind the camera.…The monitor serves four real purposes.…You can review images on the monitor,…and you can do this immediately after you take a photo,…or you can use the camera's playback controls…to browse through the photos on your memory cards.…You can also use the monitor…as a live view display as you're shooting.…This is really an alternative to using the viewfinder…and some photographers find it useful.…
When you're shooting video,…the monitor is the only way to see the scene as you shoot.…That's because the camera's mirror is locked…in the up position when shooting video,…so the viewfinder isn't really an option.…You can also use the monitor…to view your camera's menu options…and to make changes to the camera settings.…You can also use the monitor as an information display…to get important information about how…the camera is configured and metering the scene.…We'll explore all these options more throughout this course.…
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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