Nikon D5100 User Manual

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Type
Pages 365 Pages
Updated Sep 3, 2021
Category Digital Camera

Table of Contents

  • For your safety

    102
  • X Introduction

    108
  • The Mode Dial

    110
  • The Monitor

    111
  • The Information Display

    112
  • The Command Dial

    114
  • The Viewfinder

    117
  • Camera Menus

    118
  • Using Camera Menus

    119
  • First Steps

    121
  • Insert the Battery

    122
  • Attach a Lens

    124
  • Basic Setup

    126
  • Insert a Memory Card

    128
  • Format the Memory Card

    129
  • Adjust Viewfinder Focus

    130
  • S Basic Photography 0

    132
  • Point-and-Shoot" Photography (i and j Modes)

    133
  • Creative Photography (Scene Modes)

    137
  • M Sports

    138
  • Other Scenes

    139
  • T Beach/Snow

    140
  • X Candlelight

    141
  • Z More on Photography (All Modes) 0

    142
  • Self-Timer and Remote Control Modes

    144
  • Focus

    146
  • AF-Area Mode

    149
  • Focus Point Selection

    150
  • Focus Lock

    151
  • Manual Focus

    152
  • Image Quality and Size

    154
  • Image Size

    156
  • Using the Built-in Flash

    157
  • Flash Mode

    158
  • ISO Sensitivity

    161
  • Interval Timer Photography

    163
  • Restoring Default Settings

    165
  • Shutter Speed and Aperture

    168
  • Mode P (Programmed Auto)

    169
  • Mode S (Shutter-Priority Auto)

    170
  • Mode A (Aperture-Priority Auto)

    171
  • Mode M (Manual)

    172
  • Exposure

    175
  • Autoexposure Lock

    176
  • Exposure Compensation

    177
  • Flash Compensation

    179
  • Preserving Detail in Highlights and Shadows

    181
  • High Dynamic Range (HDR)

    183
  • Multiple Exposure

    185
  • White Balance

    188
  • Fine-Tuning White Balance

    190
  • Preset Manual

    191
  • Bracketing

    195
  • Picture Controls

    198
  • Modifying Picture Controls

    199
  • Creating Custom Picture Controls

    202
  • Sharing Custom Picture Controls

    204
  • Live View

    206
  • Focusing in Live View

    207
  • Y Recording and Viewing Movies 0

    214
  • Viewing Movies

    217
  • Editing Movies

    218
  • Saving Selected Frames

    220
  • Special Effects 0

    222
  • Night Vision

    223
  • Selective Color

    224
  • Options Available in Live View

    225
  • I More on Playback 0

    230
  • Photo Information

    231
  • Thumbnail Playback

    236
  • Calendar Playback

    237
  • Taking a Closer Look: Playback Zoom

    238
  • Protecting Photographs from Deletion

    239
  • Deleting Photographs

    240
  • The Playback Menu

    241
  • Slide Shows

    243
  • Q Connections 0

    244
  • Connecting the Camera

    245
  • Printing Photographs

    246
  • Printing Pictures One at a Time

    247
  • Start printing

    248
  • Printing Multiple Pictures

    249
  • Creating a DPOF Print Order: Print Set

    251
  • Viewing Photographs on TV

    253
  • High-Definition Devices

    254
  • Menu Guide

    256
  • Playback Display Options

    257
  • C The Shooting Menu: Shooting Options

    258
  • Reset shooting menu

    259
  • Auto Distortion Control

    260
  • Long Exposure NR

    261
  • ISO Sensitivity Settings

    262
  • A Custom Settings: Fine-Tuning Camera Settings

    263
  • Reset Custom Settings

    264
  • A: Autofocus

    265
  • A3: Rangefinder

    266
  • C2: Auto off Timers

    267
  • C4: Remote on Duration

    268
  • D3: File Number Sequence

    269
  • D5: Print Date

    270
  • E: Bracketing/Flash

    271
  • E2: Auto Bracketing Set

    272
  • F2: Assign AE-L/AF-L Button

    273
  • B The Setup Menu: Camera Setup

    274
  • Monitor Brightness

    275
  • Auto Info Display

    277
  • Language

    278
  • Auto Image Rotation

    279
  • Eye-Fi Upload

    282
  • N The Retouch Menu: Creating Retouched Copies

    283
  • Creating Retouched Copies

    284
  • D-Lighting

    285
  • Trim

    286
  • Filter Effects

    287
  • Color Balance

    288
  • NEF (RAW) Processing

    290
  • Resize

    291
  • Quick Retouch

    292
  • Fisheye

    293
  • Perspective Control

    294
  • Miniature Effect

    295
  • Side-by-Side Comparison

    298
  • M Recent Settings/O My Menu

    299
  • N Technical Notes 0

    304
  • Compatible Non-CPU Lenses

    306
  • Optional Flash Units (Speedlights)

    309
  • The Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)

    310
  • Other Accessories

    313
  • Approved Memory Cards

    314
  • Attaching a Power Connector and AC Adapter

    315
  • Caring for the Camera

    316
  • The Low-Pass Filter

    317
  • Caring for the Camera and Battery: Cautions

    321
  • Available Settings

    323
  • Memory Card Capacity

    325
  • Exposure Program (Mode P)

    326
  • Troubleshooting

    327
  • Shooting (P, S, A, M)

    329
  • Playback

    330
  • Error Messages

    331
  • Specifications

    334
  • Battery Life

    343
  • Index

    344

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