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How to Create a Slide Show on Your Nikon D5300

Did you know your Nikon D5300 allows you to create a slide show? Many photo-editing programs offer a tool for creating digital slide shows that can be viewed on a computer or, if copied to a DVD, on a [more…]

How to View Photos on a Television with Your Nikon D5300

Your Nikon D5300 is equipped with a feature that allows you to connect your camera and play your pictures and movies on a television screen. In fact, you have three playback options: [more…]

How to Rate Photos and Movies on Your Nikon D5300

Using your D5300's Rating feature, you can assign a rating to a picture or movie file. You can even assign a “trash this” rating to flag images that you think you want to delete. [more…]

How to Delete Photos on Your Nikon D5300

You have three options for erasing pictures from a memory card when it's in your Nikon D5300. One note before you begin: None of the Delete features erase pictures that you protect. To erase protected [more…]

How to Protect Photos on Your Nikon D5300

You can protect picture and movie files from accidental erasure by giving them protected status. After you take this step, the D5300 doesn't allow you to delete the file from your memory card, whether [more…]

How to Download Your Nikon D5300 Photos to a Computer

Once you have taken photos with your Nikon D5300, you will probably want to have a go at them using photo editing software. You can move picture and movie files from your camera to your computer in two [more…]

How to Download Your Nikon D5300 Photos with ViewNX 2

Built into ViewNX 2 is a downloading tool you can use with your Nikon D5300 called Nikon Transfer 2. Follow these steps to use it to transfer pictures to your computer: [more…]

How to Process Raw Images in Your Nikon D5300

By using the NEF (RAW) Processing option on the Retouch menu on your Nikon D5300, you can create a JPEG version of a Raw file right in the camera. Follow these steps: [more…]

How to Process Your Nikon D5300 Raw Files in ViewNX 2

In Nikon ViewNX 2, you can convert your D5300 Raw files to the JPEG format or, for top picture quality, to the TIFF format. Follow these steps to try it out: [more…]

How to Prepare Your Nikon D5300 Pictures for Online Sharing

Before sharing your Nikon D5300 photos, you’ll want to prepare them. Have you ever received an e-mail containing a photo so large that you can't view the whole thing on your monitor without scrolling the [more…]

Wi-Fi Transfer App for Your Nikon D5300

Your Nikon D5300's Wi-Fi feature enables you to connect your camera wirelessly to certain “smart” devices: specifically, Android and Apple iOS-based phones, tablets, and media players [more…]

How to Connect Your Nikon D5300 to a Smart Device for Wi-Fi Transfer

Technology is grand. It gives you so many options. You can connect your Nikon D5300 to a smart device for wi-fi transfer. To connect your camera to your smart device, take these steps: [more…]

How to Use Wi-Fi Transfer with Your Nikon D5300

Using the wi-fi transfer feature on your Nikon D5300, you have several options for viewing, capturing and transferring photos using whichever device you choose. Here are some ways you can use this feature [more…]

10 Nikon D5300 Special-Purpose Features

These D5300 features aren’t the sort that drive people to choose one camera over another, and they may come in handy only on certain occasions. But, they’re still fun to try! [more…]

Working with Resolution on Your Nikon D60

Before you print your Nikon D60 photos, whether you want to do it on your own printer or send them to a lab, you'll want to make sure the resolution matches your print size. [more…]

How to Compare Before and After Images on the Nikon D60

After you apply a change to an image through the Retouch menu on your Nikon D60, you can compare the original and retouched photos side by side on the camera monitor. Here's how: [more…]

Nikon D60 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

If you have the Nikon D60, you'll discover that it's compact and economical — like a streamlined SLR model. Make the most of your Nikon D60: Avoid printing problems by making sure the resolution matches [more…]

Controls on Your Nikon D3300 Digital Camera

If you're not familiar with the Nikon D3300, here's a quick guide to its buttons, dials, and other external controls. The lens shown here is the 18–55mm kit lens; other lenses may have different features [more…]

Automatic Exposure Modes on Your Nikon D3300 Camera

For photography novices, the Nikon D3300 offers automatic settings that enable point-and-shoot simplicity. The settings listed here help you capture the most common types of subjects; just set the Mode [more…]

Advanced Exposure Modes for Your Nikon D3300 Digital Camera

To really take creative control over your Nikon D3300, step up to one of these exposure modes, which enable you to adjust aperture (f-stop) to manipulate [more…]

Nikon D3300 For Dummies Cheat Sheet

With the D3300 camera, Nikon proves once again that you don’t have to give an arm and a leg — or strain your back and neck — to enjoy dSLR photography. The D3300 doesn’t skimp on power or performance, [more…]

Prepare Your Nikon D3300 for Initial Use

After unpacking your new Nikon D3300, you have to assemble a few parts. In addition to the camera body and the supplied battery (be sure to charge it before the first use), you need a lens and a memory [more…]

Nikon D3300 Topside Controls

Scattered across your Nikon D3300’s exterior are numerous controls that you use to change picture-taking settings, review your photos, and perform various other operations. Here is just a basic “what’s [more…]

Nikon D3300 Back-of-the-Body Controls

The Nikon D3300 has various controls on the outside on the camera body. On the back of the Nikon D3300, shown in the figure, you find these features: [more…]

Nikon D3300 Hidden Connections

Hidden under the covers on the left side of the Nikon D3300 are the following connection ports, labeled in the figure. Open the covers on the side of the camera to reveal these connections: [more…]

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