Re: Nikon D5100 questions.
On 8/24/2012 7:47 PM, Ric Trexell wrote:
> I posted this in the Nikon group but that ng is pretty dead, so I reposting
> it here.
> I recently bought a D5100 hoping to do some stock photography. I'm finding
> the Cd instruction book to be not all that helpful. I have a few questions.
> 1. Can the display on the LCD viewer be made to last more than a few
> seconds? I seem to hunt for what I want and about the time I find it and
> start figuring what setting I want, the thing goes dark. 2. On manual,
> when I look in the viewfinder (not the LCD display) it goes from little
> numbers to bigger ones I think and says 'Lo" or something like that. I
> really don't know what I'm asking here because I have only seen it a few
> times and can't remember exactly. 3. I bought a set of umbrellas and
> strobes (Promaster) and I would like to know if I can use them with the 5100
> without blowing out the cameras electronics. Do I have to get one of those
> Wein converters or whatever they are called. I can just use the built in
> flash on the camera and the lights as slaves without any connection to the
> camera. 4. Do you know of a good site online to get info on the Nikon's? I
> have found www.imagining-resourse.com to be good. Also Ken Rockwells site
> somewhat. 5. Do you know of a good book for the 5100? My camera store has
> one and I noticed a lot of them on Amazon. I was just wondering if there is
> someone out there that has bought a few books and likes one best. Thanks
> for your help. Ric.
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