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David Busch’s Nikon® D3200 by David D. Busch

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2Nikon D3200 Quick Start

Now it’s time to fire up your Nikon D3200 and take some photos. The easy part is turning on the power—the Off-On switch is on the right side, concentric with the shutter release button. Turn on the camera, and, if you mounted a lens and inserted a fresh battery and memory card—as I prompted you in the last chapter—you’re ready to begin. You’ll need to select a release mode, exposure mode, metering mode, focus mode, and, if need be, elevate the D3200’s built-in flash.

But first, you need to learn how to use the screen that allows you to make most of the key adjustments and settings available with the D3200: the information edit display. Some of these choices can also be made using the menu system, as you’ll learn in

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