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How to Choose a Live View Focus Mode with a Nikon D3100

You tell your Nikon D3100 whether to focus automatically or manually through the Focus mode setting. If you choose to autofocus, you can pick one of two ways of autofocusing. [more…]

Selecting a Live View Focus Mode on a Nikon D7000

As with viewfinder photography, you can opt for autofocusing or manual focusing during Live View shooting, assuming that your lens supports both. If you use the kit lens, set the switch on the lens to [more…]

How to Select Live View Focusing Pairs with a Nikon D3100

The way the Nikon D3100 sets focus when in Live View mode and video shooting depends on your Focus mode and AF-area mode settings. If you use the kit lens [more…]

Selecting a Live View Focusing Target with a Nikon D7000

Through the AF-area mode, you give the Nikon D7000's autofocusing system instructions on what part of the frame contains your subject so that it can more easily set the focusing distance correctly. You [more…]

How to Choose a Focusing Target with a Nikon D3100

Through the AF-area mode available to you on your Nikon D3100, you tell the camera's autofocusing system what part of the frame contains your subject so that it can set the focusing distance correctly. [more…]

Choosing Live View Focusing Pairs with a Nikon D7000

The way the Nikon D7000 sets focus during Live View and movie shooting depends on the setting of the Focus-mode selector (AF for autofocus or M for manual focus) and, for autofocusing, your Autofocus mode [more…]

Using the Autofocus Setting in Live View and Movie Mode with a Nikon D3100

If you have decided you want to use the Autofocus setting on your Nikon D3100 when you’re shooting in Live View or Movie mode, you set up your focusing much the same as you would in still viewfinder photography [more…]

Using Live View and Movie Mode Autofocus with a Nikon D7000

As with viewfinder photography, you can opt for autofocusing during Live View shooting on your Nikon D7000, assuming that your lens supports it. If you use the kit lens [more…]

Shooting Still Photos in the Nikon D3100’s Live View Mode

The steps involved in taking a picture in Live View mode with a Nikon D3100 (after you’ve chosen a focusing mode) are essentially the same as for viewfinder photography. The following steps outline the [more…]

Taking Still Photos in Live View Mode with a Nikon D7000

The steps involved in taking a picture in Live View mode with a Nikon D7000 are essentially the same as for viewfinder photography once you’ve chosen a focusing method. Here's the drill: [more…]

How to Protect Photos on a Nikon D7000

You can safeguard pictures from accidentally erasing them from your Nikon D7000 by giving them protected status. After you take this step, the camera doesn’t allow you to erase a picture by using either [more…]

Viewing Photos Taken with a Nikon D3100 on Your TV

Your Nikon D3100 DSLR camera features a option that let you to view your photos and movies on a television screen. Depending on your TV, you have three choices for playback: [more…]

Viewing Nikon D7000 Photos on a TV

Your Nikon D7000 is equipped with a feature that allows you to play the pictures and movies you shoot with your DSLR on a television screen. In fact, you have three playback options: [more…]

Resizing a Batch of Photos with a Nikon D3100

Your Nikon D3100 can shoot images at a much larger size than you need for sharing them online — photos on the web don’t have to be high-resolution to be viewed clearly. As for e-mails, if your recipient [more…]

Resizing Single Pictures on a Nikon D7000

The in-camera resizing tool on a Nikon D7000 works on both JPEG and Raw images. If you apply it directly to a Raw image, though, you lose the chance to adjust the resized image through the camera's Raw [more…]

How to Resize a Batch of Images with a Nikon D7000

Unlike pictures you want to print, photos you post on the Internet don’t have to be high-resolution. If you want to put photos online from your Nikon D7000 online [more…]

Copying Photos between Cards with a Nikon D7000

When you have two memory cards installed in a Nikon D7000, you can use the Copy Image(s) option on the Playback menu to copy one or more pictures from the card in one slot to the card in the other slot [more…]

How to Read and Adjust the Exposure Meter on a Nikon D3100

To help you determine whether your exposure settings are where you want them in M (manual) exposure mode on your Nikon D3100, the camera displays an exposure meter [more…]

Reading and Adjusting a Nikon D7000’s Exposure Meter

To help you determine whether the exposure settings on your Nikon D7000 are on cue in M (manual) exposure mode, the camera displays an exposure meter in the viewfinder and Information display. The meter [more…]

How to Control ISO with a Nikon D3100

The ISO setting on the Nikon D3100 adjusts the camera’s sensitivity to light. At a higher ISO, you can use a faster shutter speed or a smaller aperture [more…]

Using the ISO Controlling Features on a Nikon D7000

The ISO setting adjusts the Nikon D7000’s sensitivity to light. At a higher ISO, you can use a faster shutter speed or a smaller aperture (higher f-stop number) because less light is needed to expose the [more…]

Deciding on an Exposure Metering Mode for a Nikon D7000

To fully interpret what the exposure meter on your Nikon D7000 tells you, you need to know which metering mode is active. The metering mode determines which part of the frame the camera analyzes to calculate [more…]

How to Control Flash Output Manually with a Nikon D3100

Sometimes, no amount of fiddling with aperture, shutter speed, and ISO on your Nikon D3100 will produce a bright enough exposure — in which case, you simply have to add more light. The built-in flash on [more…]

Adjusting White Balance Settings on a Nikon D3100

A digital camera, like your Nikon D3100, compensates for different colors of light through white balancing. Simply put, white balancing neutralizes light so that whites are always white, which in turn [more…]

Changing Settings for White Balance on a Nikon D7000

Your Nikon D7000’s Auto White Balance setting recognizes white objects and automatically shifts color settings remarkably well in most situations, which means that you can usually ignore it and concentrate [more…]

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