The NORMAL, FINE and NEF RAW modes are for people who don’t mind fitting only 12 images on a card. The D5100 gets into LV much more quickly, too — I’d say a quarter of a second, while the Canon takes a half. It doesn’t sound like much, but it’s truly noticeable and may affect your usage of that mode. Bulb Shutter Setting Shutter Release Modes Continuous Delayed Remote Quick Response Remote Mode Quiet shutter-release Self-timer Mode Single-frame [S] mode Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution 4 frames per second Self-timer 2, 5, 10, 20 sec. Note that these points are not necessarily new with these cameras! That’s truly a shame, as not only is it an excellent way to learn your photography basics, but it’s also an essential tool to have in your photographic bag of tricks.
This license is not a sale of the Manual and you do not become the owner of the Manual through your purchase of any product, download and/or use. Feel free to read that part, and begin using your camera right away, but don’t stop there! As you work your way through the manual, you will discover the reason you wanted a DSLR in the first place. One thing the T3i has that the D5100 doesn’t is a dedicated ISO control button. On the D5100, you have to go one step into the menu to select a different ISO, while on the T3i it’s just one button press. Manual mode works with images from any lens. Take notes in the margins if you try something, love it, and know that you will want to remember that in the future.
The first thing to do is laminate your cover, so it’s more durable and stays nicer. I did this by simply covering the front and back covers with packaging tape. I made the pieces of tape slightly bigger than the book, and folded them under so the edges were protected also. Other AF NIKKOR (Excluding lenses for F3AF): All Functions Supported Except 3D Color Matrix Metering II. Type G or D AF NIKKOR: All Functions Supported Except Autofocus. These lenses have what looks like a little screwdriver slot on their mounting flange that couples with a protruding, screwdriver-looking shaft on the camera body. A motor in the camera body is thus required to drive the lens mechanics to adjust focus. Learn more about photography equipment and techniques on his blog Picturing Change at Learn to take control of your camera and consistently capture better photoswith this Nikon D5100 e-book user’s guide.