Nov 29, 2016 This video explains how to adjust the aperture, shutter speed and ISO whilst in manual mode on a Nikon D3400. This is also applicable to the Nikon D3100, Nikon D3200, Nikon D3300, Nikon Mode M (Manual) In manual exposure mode, you control both shutter speed and aperture.
To take photographs in manual exposure mode: Rotate the mode dial to M. Mode dial Choose aperture and shutter speed. Setting Up and Shooting in Aperture Priority Mode Turn your camera on and then turn the Mode dial to align the A with the indicator line.
Select your ISO by pressing the i button on the lowerleft portion of the back of the camera (if the camera's info screen is not visible, press the info or i button). To really take creative control with your Nikon D3100, step up to one of these four exposure modes, which enable you to adjust aperture (fstop) to manipulate depth of field (the zone of sharp focus) and to adjust shutter speed to determine whether moving objects appear sharply focused or blurry.
How to set manual exposure in M? Rotate rear dial to adjust shutter speed. Hold the aperture button and rotate rear dial to adjust aperture.
Best way to adjust ISO is to set your Fn button to adjust ISO sensitivity, then you can just hold the Fn button and rotate the rear dial to adjust ISO. D3100 gives you a choice of two formats classic and graphic for the info display. Graphic format includes both a numerical and descriptive illustration of shutter speed and aperture settings, making these concepts easier to grasp. CHEAT CARDS FOR THENikon D3100 85mm f1.
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M: Manual Mode. Once upon a time, long before digital cameras and program modes, there was manual mode. In those days it wasn't called" manual mode" because there were no other modes. Exposure compensation on the Nikon D3100 is adjustable from 5 to 5 exposure equivalents (EV) in 13 EV step increments, and is controllable in Program, Aperturepriority, or Shutterpriority modes. In manual mode, you take the exposure reins completely, selecting both aperture and shutter speed as follows: To set the shutter speed: Rotate the Command dial.
To set the aperture: Press the Exposure Compensation button while rotating the Command dial.