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DIGITAL CAMERA

User's Manual

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Thank you for your purchase of a Nikon single-lens reflex (SLR) digital camera. To get the most from your camera, please be sure to read all instructions thoroughly and keep them where they will be read by all those who use the product. Symbols and Conventions To make it easier to find the information you need, the following symbols and conventions are used:

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This icon marks cautions; information that should be read before use to prevent damage to the camera. This icon marks notes; information that should be read before using the camera. This icon marks references to other pages in this manual.

Menu items, options, and messages displayed in the camera monitor are shown in bold. Camera Settings The explanations in this manual assume that default settings are used. Help Use the cameras on-board help feature for help on menu items and other topics. See page 22 for details. Digitutor Digitutor, a series of watch and learn manuals in movie form, is available from the following website: http://www.nikondigitutor.com/index_eng.html

A For Your Safety Before using the camera for the first time, read the safety instructions in For Your Safety (0 xiiixv).

Where to Find ItFind what youre looking for from:i i i i i i The Table of Contents.............................................................. The Q&A Index ......................................................................... The Quick Start Guide ............................................................. The Index.................................................................................. Error Messages ........................................................................ Troubleshooting ...................................................................... 0 iv 0 ii 0 xxii 0 449 0 424 0 419 0 1

X Introduction s Tutorial x Live View Photography y Movie Live View d Image Recording Options N Focus k Release Mode S ISO Sensitivity Z Exposure r White Balance J Image Enhancement l Flash Photography t Other Shooting Options I More About Playback e Voice Memos Q Connections U Menu Guide n Technical Notes

0 19 0 49 0 63 0 85 0 97 0 111 0 117 0 123 0 153 0 173 0 191 0 207 0 235 0 255 0 263 0 283 0 385

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Q&A IndexFind what youre looking for using this question and answer index.

Taking PhotographsiShooting and Framing OptionsIs there a quick and easy way to take snapshots? Can I frame photos in the monitor (C live view photography)? Can I shoot movies (1 movie live view)? Can I join photographs taken at regular intervals to create a time-lapse movie?

0xxii, 40 49 63 223

i Release ModesCan I take photos in quick succession? How do I take pictures with the self-timer? 111 114 97 103

i FocusCan I choose how the camera focuses? Can I choose the focus point?

i ExposureCan I make photos brighter or darker? 137 184, How do I preserve details in shadows and highlights? 186

i Image Quality and SizeHow do I take pictures for printing at large sizes? How can I get more pictures on the memory card? 90, 93

Viewing PhotographsiPlaybackHow do I view photographs on the camera? How do I view more information about a photo? Can I view photos in an automatic slide show? Can I view photos on a TV? Can I protect photos from accidental deletion?

0235 238 291 280 249 251

i DeletionHow do I delete unwanted photos?

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Retouching PhotographsHow do I create retouched copies of photos? How do I make JPEG copies of RAW (NEF) photos? Can I trim movie footage on the camera or save movie stills?

0361 372 79

Menus and SettingsHow do I use the menus? How do I keep the displays from turning off? How do I focus the viewfinder? How do I set the camera clock? How do I format memory cards? How do I restore default settings? How do I get help for a menu or message?

019 316, 317 38 30, 348 36 207, 295, 305 22

ConnectionsHow do I copy photos to a computer? How do I print photos? Can I print the date of recording on my photos?

0263 271 274

Maintenance and Optional AccessoriesWhat memory cards can I use? What lenses can I use? What optional flash units (Speedlights) can I use? What other accessories are available for my camera? What software is available for my camera? How do I clean the camera? Where should I take my camera for servicing and repairs?

0442 385 192 391 398 405

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Table of ContentsQ&A Index .................................................................................................ii For Your Safety .................................................................................... xiii Notices.................................................................................................... xvi Quick Start Guide............................................................................... xxii

Introduction

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Package Contents...................................................................................1 Getting to Know the Camera..............................................................2Camera Body ....................................................................................... 2 The Top Control Panel ..................................................................... 7 The Rear Control Panel .................................................................... 9 The Viewfinder Display..................................................................11 The Information Display................................................................13 The BS-2 Accessory Shoe Cover .................................................17

Tutorial

19Using Camera Menus .....................................................................20 Help ......................................................................................................22

Camera Menus...................................................................................... 19

First Steps ............................................................................................... 23Charge the Battery ..........................................................................23 Insert the Battery .............................................................................25 Attach a Lens.....................................................................................28 Basic Setup.........................................................................................30 Insert a Memory Card.....................................................................33 Format the Memory Card .............................................................36 Adjust Viewfinder Focus ...............................................................38

Basic Photography and Playback................................................... 40Turn the Camera On .......................................................................40 Ready the Camera ...........................................................................42

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Focus and Shoot.............................................................................. 43 Viewing Photographs.................................................................... 46 Deleting Unwanted Photographs............................................. 47

Live View Photography

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Focusing in Live View .................................................................... 52 The Live View Display: Live View Photography ................... 55 The Information Display: Live View Photography............... 58 Manual Focus ................................................................................... 59 Live View Shutter Release Options........................................... 60

Movie Live View

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Indices ................................................................................................. 67 The Live View Display: Movie Live View ................................. 68 The Information Display: Movie Live View............................. 70 Image Area ........................................................................................ 71 Movie Settings ................................................................................. 74

Viewing Movies .................................................................................... 77 Editing Movies ...................................................................................... 79Trimming Movies ............................................................................ 79 Saving Selected Frames................................................................ 83

Image Recording Options

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Image Area............................................................................................. 85 Image Quality........................................................................................ 90 Image Size .............................................................................................. 93 Using Two Memory Cards ................................................................ 95

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Focus

97Autofocus Mode ..............................................................................97 AF-Area Mode................................................................................ 100 Focus Point Selection.................................................................. 103 Focus Lock....................................................................................... 105

Autofocus ............................................................................................... 97

Manual Focus ......................................................................................108

Release Mode

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