Chapter 2

Nikon D5500 Roadmap

You should find this roadmap of the functions of the D5500’s controls more useful than the tiny black-and-white drawings in the manual packed with the camera, which has dozens of cross-references that send you on an information scavenger hunt through dozens of pages. Everything you need to know about the controls themselves is here. You’ll find descriptions of menus and settings in Chapters 3 and 4.

Nikon D5500: Front View

Figure 2.1 shows a front view of the Nikon D5500 from a 45-degree angle. The main components you need to know about are as follows:

image Shutter release. Angled on top of the hand grip is the shutter ...

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