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David Busch’s Nikon D810 Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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Nikon D810 Quick Start

Now it’s time to fire up your Nikon D810 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, focus mode, and, if need be, elevate the D810’s built-in flash.

Choosing a Release Mode

This section shows you how to choose from Single frame, Continuous mode, Self-timer mode, Remote control mode, two “quiet” modes, 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 ...

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