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

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Advanced Techniques

I’ve saved some advanced techniques for this chapter, which devotes a little extra space to some special features of the Nikon D5500. This chapter covers GPS techniques with the optional GP1-a unit, Wi-Fi, and special exposure options, including time-lapse photography and very long and very short exposures.

Continuous Shooting

The Nikon D5500’s continuous shooting mode reminds me how far digital photography has brought us. The first accessory I purchased when I worked as a sports photographer some years ago was a motor drive for my film SLR. It enabled me to snap off a series of shots in rapid succession, which came in very handy when a fullback broke through the line and headed for the end zone. Even a seasoned action ...

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