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David Busch’s Nikon D5500 Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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Nikon D5500 Quick Start

Now it’s time to fire up your Nikon D5500 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—as I prompted you in the last chapter—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 D5500’s built-in flash.

Choosing a Release Mode

This section shows you how to choose from single frame, continuous mode, self-timer mode, delayed remote, quick response remote, and quiet shutter release mode.

The shooting mode determines when (and how often) the D5500 makes ...

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