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Basic Nikon D5100 settings
Taking photos with the Nikon D5100 as easily as possible - that's what this guide is all about. The most important camera settings for beginners and those who want to deal as little as possible with the technical side.
The essentials for controlling the Nikon D5100 as an advanced photographer – that's what this guide is all about. A tour through the manageable number of manual settings that really matter, are most important for the look of your photos.
This guide takes you through all settings of the Nikon D5100, divided into clear topics of manageable size. It is designed for advanced users who are looking for ideas on what else their D5100 can do and for anyone looking for more detail on individual topics.
All the D5100 settings and functions for taking pictures on one page. One press with the index finger = one photo: No, it's not that simple anymore. Read here about the different ways to play with what the shutter release button can do.
All D5100 autofocus settings listed and explained on one page. In the end, they serve only one simple objective: to focus the lens at the moment of shutter release to the distance your subject needs. But there are remarkably many ways to achieve this.
The complete D5100 settings for live view and video recording. Live view is the display of an image preview on the monitor instead of in the viewfinder; the D5100 then behaves differently and movie recording is only possible in live view.
I. Menus and shooting information | Nikon D5100 guide
All D5100 settings for menus and shooting information. The menus have a few tricks of the trade to make best use of them; Shooting information lets you view selected camera settings on the monitor and change them without going through menus.