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Nikon D5500: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Rob Sylvan

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10. D5500 Video: Beyond the Basics

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ISO 2000 • 1/3200 sec. • f/4.5 • 70mm lens

Video and the D5500

Probably one of the reasons you purchased the D5500 instead of a competing camera model is that it has the ability to capture video—not just regular video, but high-definition video. As I discussed in the book’s introduction, I am going to keep the focus of this book on the photography aspects of the camera, but that doesn’t mean I am going to ignore the video functions completely. Let’s cover some of the basic facts about the movie-making features.

Video recording is a feature of the Live View capabilities of the camera, so you’ll have to put the ...

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