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Mastering the Nikon D5000 by Darrell Young

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Chapter 12. D-Movie Mode: Video on Demand

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I went to the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee to test my new D5000’s capabilities. A trip to the “Smokies” is always refreshing and provides an opportunity to shoot a variety of picture styles.

My trip to the mountains was different than other times because I had an added dimension to my photography—video capture. I was shooting in the Tremont and Greenbrier areas of the Smokies where there are many waterfalls and streams. After I shot several excellent still image scenics, I turned on the D-Movie mode in the High-definition (HD) setting and captured some 3-minute segments of the Little Pigeon River flowing ...

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