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Nikon D5600 For Dummies by Julie Adair King

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Chapter 1

First Steps, First Shots

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Preparing the camera for its first outing

check Getting acquainted with the touchscreen and other camera features

check Viewing and adjusting camera settings

check Setting a few basic preferences

check Taking a picture in Auto mode

Shooting for the first time with a camera as sophisticated as the Nikon D5600 can produce 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 D5600. The first section walks you through initial camera setup; following that, you can discover how to view and adjust picture settings and get my take on additional setup options. At the end of the chapter, I explain how to take pictures using Auto mode, which offers point-and-shoot simplicity until you're ready for more advanced options.

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