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David Busch’s Nikon® D4/D4S: Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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1Nikon D4/D4s Quick Start

Now it’s time to fire up your camera and take some photos. The easy part is turning on the power—the Off/On switch is on the right side, concentric with the shutter release button. Turn on the camera, and, if you mounted a lens and inserted a fresh battery and memory card, you’re ready to begin. You’ll need to select a release mode, exposure mode, metering mode, and focus mode.

Choosing a Release Mode

This section shows you how to choose from Single frame, Continuous mode, Self-timer mode, Remote control mode, “quiet” mode, and a special vibration-damping Mirror Up (Mup) mode. Unless you have need of burst shooting or the self-timer, you can set your camera to Single frame mode and skip ahead to “Selecting an Exposure ...

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