shockersquad400
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St Maarten Nikon D5300 Settings?

Thu May 12, 2016 3:42 pm

Traveling to Maho beach next week and just purchased a new DSLR the Nikon D5300. The camera came with the 18-140mm lens, that's the only lense I have right now.

Could anyone tell me what the best settings are to capture pictures of the planes landing? I'm new too the camera stuff. Really appreciate it!

Thanks
 
dreamflight
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RE: St Maarten Nikon D5300 Settings?

Fri May 13, 2016 8:45 am

ISO100, Center Weighted Average, Av, F8, and some minor EV correction will work fine on this sunny island  
I feel the need for airspeed
 
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RE: St Maarten Nikon D5300 Settings?

Sat May 14, 2016 9:46 pm

Hi! -and welcome to the world of photography

Here's some useful reading:
http://kenrockwell.com/nikon/d5300/users-guide/index.htm


Good Luck!

Scooter01
There is always a good reason to watch airplanes
 
aishilewis
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Re: St Maarten Nikon D5300 Settings?

Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:28 am

When you have your camera set to Manual (M) mode, the camera meter will give you a reading of the scene you are photographing.

See the differences between nikon d5300 vs canon 700d
 
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yerbol
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Re: RE: St Maarten Nikon D5300 Settings?

Wed Nov 29, 2017 5:31 am

dreamflight wrote:
Center Weighted Average,  

Hi Dreamflight!
Are you talking about metering?
Why not to use matrix metering?
With best regards from Almaty

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