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Nikon D3100 DSLR Basic beginner tutorial training Part 1

A beginners guide to able you to start shooting with your Nikon D3100. This video presumes no prior knowledge of a DSLR. Perfect for the beginner.

I take you through how to take your first photo, and how to move on to the more advanced modes.

Look for for the next part where I show more in depth which controls do what, and why you would use them.

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  1. I have been filming all my chanell videos with the d3100 ! Love this camera!

  2. how can i adjust the volume when im doing a movie? the volume is very low & i want to increase it. thanks.

  3. Thanks so much for doing these videos. Cameras and optics are totally alien to me, but I'm trying hard to learn. Text sources only go so far. These videos are the perfect pace and I really appreciate your choice of content too. :) Thanks again man.

  4. thakz sir

  5. Hi I have an issue with my camera. When I take a picture there is a slight delay, before I can take another picture. Why does it do this? This happens in continuous mode as well. Thanks

  6. When I go to guide mode it does not give me the options you show but shows the regular home screen with ISO number and that "sun" What am I doing wrong?


  7. Just want to thank you for the time you spent, and great detail you put into these D3100 videos, i just got my first dslr , after using a point and shoot for many years,i was really nervous about learning all that it has to offer, and not being able to pick it up and get my moneys worth, but your videos are really helping me understand not just this camera, but more importantly how to use it and get a really nice photo.

  8. I have a question. I've been trying to record videos for youtube with this camera and when I set it up and begin to record (while it sits on a tripod or something) the camera records no longer than 31 seconds… It's very discouraging when trying to shoot at least a 10 minute film. Do you have any idea what I'm doing wrong?

  9. Hi! I was just wondering if you could help me. I have this camera and whenever I try to take a photo, it keeps on showing a black screen. I don't know how to change it !! PLEASE HELP

  10. If i use one of the USB cables in the port holes on left side while i have it connected to my PC tower shouldn't the camera power on?

  11. Thank you sir

  12. New to cameras and just purchased this one thanks very much for the brilliant guide really helped me….

  13. What settings would you suggest for planespotting (photography of aircraft landing/departing)?

  14. Finally someone who makes sense ! Thank you so so much. I've watched so many tutorials for beginners but no one explained it like you did. This is exactly what I needed ! Thank you ! 

  15. Thanks. Very helpful. Any recommendations on the best setting to take photos of dvd case for retail. Find this camera make everything too bright and blury in non-flash mode even

  16. Hello. I press a buton and now my videos don't have sound anymore. The volume is on max , but when I want to watch a video on the camera, the sound is missing. On computer, the videos have sound, but I can't hear it on camera. Would you help me, please 😀 ?

  17. I've just watched your tutorials on The Nikon D3100 DSLR, I've found them so easy and informative, I watched, Nikon D3100 DSLR basic beginner tutorials parts 1-4, thank you.

  18. Thanks, i'm getting this Nikon as my very first DSLR and this is a great video, thanks alot! 

  19. great little intro. Very clear. Thx

  20. So how do I get my camera to start in "guide mode" ?

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