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Nikon® D3000: Digital Field Guide by J. Dennis Thomas

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Chapter 3. Exploring the Nikon D3000 Menus

The first few sections of the book cover how to change the main settings of your D3000. In this chapter, I delve in depth into the menu options. Here you can tailor the D3000 options to fit your shooting style or to make adjustments to refine the camera settings to fit different shooting scenarios.

The D3000 has quite a few customizable features to make taking pictures much easier for you. You can assign buttons to different functions that you find yourself using frequently. Using the Recent Settings menu you can access settings that you have changed recently.

The menus are accessed by pressing the Menu button on the back of the camera. Use the Multi-selector to scroll through the toolbar on the left side of the LCD. When the desired menu is highlighted in yellow, press the OK button or Multi-selector right to enter the menu. Pressing the Menu button again or tapping the Shutter Release button exits the Menu mode screen and readies the camera for shooting.

Exploring the Nikon D3000 Menus

Inside the menus are many different options that let you create dynamic images.

Note

When using scene modes, not all menu options are available.

Playback Menu

The Playback menu is where you manage the images stored on the SD card. The Playback menu is also where you control how the images are displayed and what image information is displayed during review. There are eight options available from ...

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