Photographing People – D5100 – Nikon

Dan Eitreim

February 18, 2015

Nikon D3100 Digital SLR Camera Review

– Single Lens Reflex (SLR)
– 14.2 megapixel
– Optical Viewfinder
– Crop Sensor
– 3 x optical zoom
– Standard SD
– Pop-up Flash
– 16 oz.
– ISO 12800

Have you ever tried to take a picture of your dog running, or your baby swinging? The shutter speed on the Nikon D3100 digital SLR camera allows you to capture this image like they’re sitting still. You don’t have to make everyone stop what they’re doing and pose for pictures anymore. Catch people in their natural state. Natural state pictures make the best pictures.

Have you ever been in the backyard with your kids and one of them suddenly does the cutest thing you’ve ever seen and then you’re thinking “Oh, I wish I could have got that on camera!” This camera is perfect for that kind of situation! It has super fast shutter speed and auto focus for those moments you need to be quick. This camera easily captures the images that other cameras miss.

The Nikon Digital Single Lens Reflex (SLR) camera is also used professionally. The images are high quality and acceptable in most professions. This camera has been used to take pictures at weddings! The images come out so crisp and sharp that every bride would be thrilled with the collection. Her happiest day can be captured in images that will bring her joy when years from now, she’s reminiscing with her wedding photo album.

If you’re really into taking pictures, this camera will be perfect for you. It has so many powerful features, that as your skill as a photographer increases, you can create even more special pictures and HD Movies!

The Nikon D3100 Digital Camera is has so many features to help you take perfect pictures. It has a graphical user interface to help you with the adjustments and settings needed to make that picture special!

The D3100 has full-time auto focus. This makes it incredibly easy to obtain the extra crisp and sharp images, especially when making full HD 1080p videos.


The Nikon D3100 is a great camera for beginners. It has a lot of features that won’t overwhelm a beginner who is just starting his craft, however, it has enough features to grow with you as your experience and enthusiasm increase.

Basic Terminology

SLR – (Single Lens Reflex) – A camera in which you view the scene through the same lens that takes the picture.

Optical Viewfinder – A viewing device on a camera to show the subject area that will be recorded on the film. Also known as finder and projected frame.

Crop Sensor – refers to printing only part of the image that is in the negative or slide. It may also refer to the framing of the scene in the viewfinder.

ISO – The emulsion speed (sensitivity) of the film as determined by the standards of the International Standards Organization. In these standards, both arithmetic (ASA) and logarithmic (DIN) speed values are expressed in a single ISO term. For example, a film with a speed of ISO 100/21° would have a speed of ASA 100 or 21 DIN.

CMOS – is a technology for constructing integrated circuits.

SDHC -a type of memory card.

SDXC – A larger memory card.

I am a mature woman with a BS degree in Technology. I love photography! The advances in technology in the past few years are amazing. These new cameras make wonderful clear images, even in low light. If you haven’t had a new camera lately, you don’t know what you’re missing! I have some tips for beginner photographers, also, some detailed camera reviews are available on my site at: [bestdslrcamerasforbeginners.net]

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