Your camera needs power and it needs a place to store images.…It gets its power usually from a rechargeable battery, and it stores its images…on a removable media card.…The battery in your D5100 can be recharged with the included power supply.…All you do is take the battery and snap it in to place.…It only goes in the right way. And if you notice, there are contacts here on the…battery; they need to line up with those contacts right there.…It goes in like this and then pushes down, and then you'll need to flip this out…and plug it into the wall.…
While it's charging, this light will flash. When it's completely charged, the…light will turn solid.…Now these batteries are very forgiving in their charging habits.…Unlike old rechargeables, you don't have to drain them completely before recharging,…so don't hesitate and top them off before you go on a long shooting trip.…From time to time though, it is a good idea to drain the battery completely and…then give it a good solid charge. That will recondition it and possibly make it…
- What is an SLR?
- Attaching a lens to a camera
- Deciding how many batteries and media cards are needed
- Setting Auto mode
- Changing ISO
- Changing image format and size
- Manually selecting a focus point
- Correcting exposure while shooting
- Controlling white balance
- Using a driver and self-timer
- Auto exposure bracketing
- Selecting a picture style
- Using Live View
- Shooting video
- Using custom functions, such as ISO expansion and mirror lockup
- Cleaning the camera and sensor
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting to Know Your Nikon Digital SLR
2. Shooting in Auto Mode
3. Shooting in Program Mode
4. Controlling Autofocus
5. Controlling White Balance
6. Understanding Release Modes
7. Understanding Exposure Control Options
8. Learning More Playback Options
9. Shooting with Scene Modes
10. Shooting with Flash
11. Shooting with Picture Controls
12. Using Live View
13. Shooting Video
14. Customizing Menus and Settings
15. Retouching Images
16. Taking Care of Your Camera
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