Quick Tips for Taking Better Portraits from NikonFrom Nikon D For Dummies. By Julie Adair King. The Nikon D is a great camera for all your photography needs. For photography novices, the Nikon D offers automatic settings that enable point-and-shoot simplicity. In addition to Auto and Auto Flash Off, you can choose from more than a dozen Scene modes, which automatically select the best settings for different types of photos, such as portraits, landscapes, sports, and so on. The settings listed here help you capture the most common types of subjects.
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Anyone can take a well exposed, flattering portrait by following a few simple tips. By using a lens that will flatter, not distort your subject; lighting and exposing the scene well; and correctly focusing on the subject, you're guaranteed a great shot. To help you, we've put together suggested starting points for you to try.
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It's perfect for photographers who are stepping up from an entry-level model like the Nikon D or those who want to hone their photography skills. Whether you're new to DSLRs or have some experience, the following guide will help you get the most out of your D quickly and easily. Start with the Program auto mode P , and gradually work your way into the semiautomatic Shutter-priority S and Aperture-priority A modes before moving into the Manual M exposure mode. See below for descriptions of the D's exposure modes and advice on when and how to use the different options. Pressing this button or tapping the on-screen icon gives you quick access to all of the major shooting settings.