Automatic Exposure Modes for Your Nikon D40 or D40X

By Julie Adair King

Part of Nikon D40/D40X For Dummies Cheat Sheet

For optimal images, get a firm grip on the automatic exposure modes for your Nikon D40/D40X digital camera. This overview of the Nikon D40/D40X exposure modes includes Auto and the seven Digital Vari-Program scene modes. In these modes, you can choose between automatic and manual focusing, but you have little or no control over most other picture-taking settings.