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David Busch’s Compact Field Guide for the Nikon® D5200 by David D. Busch

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Nikon D5200: Front View

Figure 2.1 shows a front view of the Nikon D5200 from a 45-degree angle. The main components you need to know about are as follows:

image Shutter release. Angled on top of the hand grip is the shutter release button, which has multiple functions. Press this button down halfway to lock exposure and focus. Press it down all the way to actually take a photo or sequence of photos if you’ve changed to continuous shooting modes, or if you’ve redefined the behavior of the self-timer to take 1 to 9 exposures when its delay has expired. Tapping the shutter button when the D5200’s exposure meters have turned themselves off reactivates ...

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