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Nikon D5100: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Rob Sylvan

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3. The Auto Modes

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GET SHOOTING WITH THE AUTOMATIC CAMERA MODES

The Nikon D5100 is an amazing camera that has some incredible features. In fact, with all of the technology built into it, it can be pretty intimidating for the person new to dSLR photography. For that reason, the folks at Nikon have made it a little easier for you to get some great-looking photographs without having to do a lot of thinking. Enter the scene modes. The camera modes on the automatic side of the Mode dial are simple, icon-labeled modes that are set up to use specific features of the camera for various shooting situations. In addition, a new feature of the D5100 is a collection ...

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