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Official Nikon D5100 User's Manual (En)

Official Nikon D5100 User's Manual (En)

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Nikon D5100 User's Manual / Camera Owner's Manual
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DIGITAL CAMERA
En
User's Manual
E  n
 
Product Documentation
 Thank you for your purchase of a Nikon single-lens reflex (SLR) digital camera.
 
 Thedocumentation for this product consists of a
User’s Manual 
(this booklet) and a
Reference Manual 
(pdf).
 
 To get the most from your camera, please be sure to read allinstructions thoroughly and keep them where they will be read by all those who usethe product. The
Reference Manual 
can be viewed using Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat Reader5.0 or later, available for free download from the Adobe website.
1
Start the computer and insert the reference CD.
2
Double-click the CD (
Nikon D5100
) icon in Computer or My Computer (Windows)or on the desktop (Macintosh).
3
Double-click the
INDEX.pdf 
icon to display a language selection screen and click alanguage to display the
Reference Manual 
.Additional information on camera menus and other topics can be found using thecamera’s on-board help system as described on page 8 of this guide.
Symbols and Conventions
 To make it easier to find the information you need, the following symbols and conventions areused:
Digitutor
“Digitutor, a series of “watch and learn” manuals in movie form, is available from the followingwebsite:
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
ii–vi).
For information on basiccamera operations, see
the
User’s Manual 
(thisbooklet).
For complete productinformation, see
the
Reference Manual 
 (available on thesupplied reference CD).
D
 This icon marks cautions; information that should be read before use to preventdamage to the camera.
A
 This icon marks notes; information that should be read before using the camera.
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 This icon marks references to other pages in this manual.
DIGITAL CAMERA
En
User's Manual
E  n
 
i
For Your Safety.............................................................................................................................................iiNotices...........................................................................................................................................................iii
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Introduction
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1
Package Contents......................................................................................................................................1Getting to Know the Camera.................................................................................................................2Camera Menus............................................................................................................................................8First Steps....................................................................................................................................................12
s
Basic Photography and Playback 
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17
Battery Level and Card Capacity.........................................................................................................17 Taking Photographs................................................................................................................................18Creative Photography (Scene Modes)..............................................................................................21Basic Playback...........................................................................................................................................26
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More on Photography
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28
Release Mode............................................................................................................................................28Focus.............................................................................................................................................................32Image Quality and Size..........................................................................................................................35Using the Built-in Flash..........................................................................................................................37ISO Sensitivity............................................................................................................................................40Interval Timer Photography.................................................................................................................41P, S, A, and M Modes................................................................................................................................43
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Live View/Movies
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44
Framing Photographs in the Monitor...............................................................................................44Recording Movies....................................................................................................................................51Viewing Movies.........................................................................................................................................54
 
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Special Effects
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55
Shooting with Special Effects..............................................................................................................55
Q
ViewNX 2
0
61
Installing ViewNX 2..................................................................................................................................61Using ViewNX 2.........................................................................................................................................63
n
Technical Notes
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65
Compatible CPU Lenses.........................................................................................................................65Other Accessories.....................................................................................................................................66Caring for the Camera............................................................................................................................68Error Messages..........................................................................................................................................72Specifications.............................................................................................................................................75

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