Re: Nikon D5100 questions.

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by PeterN, Aug 25, 2012.

  1. PeterN

    PeterN Guest

    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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    Peter
     
    PeterN, Aug 25, 2012
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