Getting the Lay of the Land
In This Chapter
Familiarizing yourself with the lens, viewfinder, and monitor
Working with memory cards
Exploring external controls and menus
Viewing and adjusting camera settings
Customizing basic operations
Restoring the camera’s default settings
If you’re like me, shooting for the first time with a camera as sophisticated as the Nikon D5200 produces a blend of excitement and anxiety. On one hand, you can’t wait to start using your new equipment, but on the other, you’re a little intimidated by all its buttons, dials, and menu options.
Well, fear not: This chapter provides the information you need to start getting comfortable with your D5200. Along with an introduction to the camera’s external features, including its fancy articulating monitor, I offer ...