What settings should my Nikon camera be on?

What settings should my Nikon camera be on?

A good starting place is to set the ISO to 400, aperture to f/5.6. Because you’ll likely want to control the sharpness of the background, set the camera’s mode dial to Aperture Priority. In this mode, you set the Aperture, and the camera selects the corresponding shutter speed.

What is AE L and AF L?

The AE-L / AF-L button stands for “AutoExposure-Lock and AutoFocus-Lock” and its primary function is to lock camera exposure and/or focus. It is extremely important to use exactly the same exposure from frame to frame in panoramic photography.

What is AEL in photography?

AEL (aka AE Lock) is a function that can be used when you want to reframe the scene, but keep the current exposure from changing. By using AEL, each picture stitched together using photo editing software maintains the same exposure so your newly-created panorama looks like it was shot as one photo.

Is the Nikon Coolpix l310 a good camera?

The Nikon Coolpix L310 is a budget super-zoom digital camera with a 14 megapixel sensor. Daniel Bell reviews. The Coolpix L310 was added to Nikon’s Life range in February 2012 and is a budget, 21x optical zoom camera.

What is scene auto selector mode on the Coolpix l310?

The COOLPIX L310 features 17 scene modes which can be selected to fix the settings for popular photographic styles, effects and locations to ensure you capture the best image. The Scene Auto Selector mode allows the camera to select the optimum Scene mode for the situation you’re shooting in, so all you need to do is point and shoot.

Does the Coolpix l310 need a recharge?

Creative in-camera color options make it easy to add an artistic touch, and since the COOLPIX L310 uses AA batteries, you’ll never have to wait for a recharge. Enjoy the moment! All you have to do is point and shoot the the rest is done automatically.

How do I use the mode menu on the l310?

The camera offers two menus; a simple Mode menu for determining the mode you wish to shoot in and the Main menu for drilling down into the more indepth features that the L310 has to offer. To access the Mode menu, press the button with the green camera icon.