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Nikon D800: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Jeff Revell

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3. Running On Autopilot

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Letting the Camera Make Decisions Using Automatic Features

Unlike many amateur DSLR cameras, the D800 does not have an assortment of automatic modes that you can turn to for shooting things like sports or portraits or close-ups. You have now left all that behind and must work with what I like to call “the professional modes.” That being said, there are some features that you can use that will take away some of the heavy lifting and let you concentrate more on the image rather than the camera settings. Let’s take a few minutes to see just what features we can set on autopilot.

Poring Over the Picture

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