How do you focus your Nikon D5000 camera when filming?
If you have an AF, or auto-focus lens (like the kit 18-55mm lens) you can focus your lens prior to filming, but cannot auto-focus while filming. To manually focus, switch the switch on the side of your lens to 'M' for manual. To focus, turn the outer focus ring on the lens until your subject matter is clear.
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It can be auto or manual. Read the article link to see what I mean. Hope this helps.
Yeas really, in my opinion nikon has best dslr digital cameras i, for example own the newest nikon d60 and I'm very glad with it
The short answer is: "Depends". The long answer is: Both Canon and Nikon make cameras and lenses that are so good and so reliable that it is impossible to make a statement of which manufacturer makes better cameras (or lenses).. If you are looking for a "point and shoot" camera, compare cost, feat…ures, and look "on line" for reviews of the specific models you are comparing. Some reviewers include comparisons of actual pictures taken with the camera for the review.. If you are looking for a DSLR (digital single lens reflex) camera, in addition to the recommendation noted above, also decide which lens or lenses you will be using. If you need a lens that one manufacturer makes, but the other manufacturer doesn't make, then that answers the question.. It also makes a difference in what kind of photography you will be doing. Each manufacturer has a variety of cameras, at various prices, that fill a variety of niches. Make sure the camera you buy will do the job you need it for, regardless of whether it is a Canon or a Nikon.. panasonic lumix are hot now a days ( Full Answer )
No. Professionals use DSLRs. Even at that, many DSLRs are still just consumer level cameras. D200/D300/D700/D3 are professional Nikons.
Autofocus is that great time saver that is found in one form or another on most cameras today. In most cases, it helps improve the quality of the pictures we take. What is Autofocus? Autofocus (AF) really could be called power-focus, as it often uses a computer to run a miniature motor that foc…uses the lens for you. Focusing is the moving of the lens in and out until the sharpest possible image of the subject is projected onto the film. Depending on the distance of the subject from the camera, the lens has to be a certain distance from the film to form a clear image. In most modern cameras, autofocus is one of a suite of automatic features that work together to make picture-taking as easy as possible. These features include: Automatic film advance Automatic flash Automatic exposure There are two types of autofocus systems: active and passive. Some cameras may have a combination of both types, depending on the price of the camera. In general, less expensive point-and-shoot cameras use an active system, while more expensive SLR (single-lens reflex) cameras with interchangeable lenses use the passive system. Active Autofocus In 1986, the Polaroid Corporation used a form of sound navigation ranging (SONAR), like a submarine uses underwater, to bounce a sound wave off the subject. The Polaroid camera used an ultra-high-frequency sound emitter and then listened for the echo (see How Radar Works for details). The Polaroid Spectra and later SX-70 models computed the amount of time it took for the reflected ultrasonic sound wave to reach the camera and then adjusted the lens position accordingly. This use of sound has its limitations -- for example, if you try taking a picture from inside a tour bus with the windows closed, the sound waves will bounce off of the window instead of the subject and so focus the lens incorrectly. This Polaroid system is a classic active system. It is called "active" because the camera emits something (in this case, sound waves) in order to detect the distance of the subject from the camera. Active autofocus on today's cameras uses an infrared signal instead of sound waves, and is great for subjects within 20 feet (6 m) or so of the camera. Infrared systems use a variety of techniques to judge the distance. Typical systems might use: Triangulation Amount of infrared light reflected from the subject Time For example, this patent describes a system that reflects an infrared pulse of light off the subject and looks at the intensity of the reflected light to judge the distance. Infrared is active because the autofocus system is always sending out invisible infrared light energy in pulses when in focus mode. It is not hard to imagine a system in which the camera sends out pulses of infrared light just like the Polaroid camera sends out pulses of sound. The subject reflects the invisible infrared light back to the camera, and the camera's microprocessor computes the time difference between the time the outbound infrared light pulses are sent and the inbound infrared pulses are received. Using this difference, the microprocessor circuit tells the focus motor which way to move the lens and how far to move it. This focus process repeats over and over while the camera user presses the shutter release button down half-way. The only difference between this system and the ultrasound system is the speed of the pulse. Ultrasound waves move at hundreds of miles per hour, while infrared waves move at hundreds of thousands of miles per second. Infrared sensing can have problems. For example: A source of infrared light from an open flame (birthday cake candles, for instance) can confuse the infrared sensor. A black subject surface may absorb the outbound infrared beam. The infrared beam can bounce off of something in front of the subject rather than making it to the subject. One advantage of an active autofocus system is that it works in the dark, making flash photography much easier. On any camera using an infrared system, you can see both the infrared emitter and the receiver on the front of the camera, normally near the viewfinder. To use infrared focusing effectively, be sure the emitter and the sensor have a clear path to and from your subject, and are not blocked by a nearby fence or bars at a zoo cage. If your subject is not exactly in the middle, the beam can go right past the subject and bounce off an undesired subject in the distance, so be sure the subject is centered. Very bright subjects or bright lights can make it difficult for the camera to "see" the reflected infrared beam -- avoid these subjects when possible. Passive Autofocus Passive autofocus, commonly found on single-lens reflex (SLR) autofocus cameras, determines the distance to the subject by computer analysis of the image itself. The camera actually looks at the scene and drives the lens back and forth searching for the best focus. A typical autofocus sensor is a charge-coupled device (CCD) that provides input to algorithms that compute the contrast of the actual picture elements. The CCD is typically a single strip of 100 or 200 pixels. Light from the scene hits this strip and the microprocessor looks at the values from each pixel. The microprocessor in the camera looks at the strip of pixels and looks at the difference in intensity among the adjacent pixels. If the scene is out of focus, adjacent pixels have very similar intensities. The microprocessor moves the lens, looks at the CCD's pixels again and sees if the difference in intensity between adjacent pixels improved or got worse. The microprocessor then searches for the point where there is maximum intensity difference between adjacent pixels -- that's the point of best focus. Look at the difference in the pixels in the two red boxes above: In the upper box, the difference in intensity between adjacent pixels is very slight, while in the bottom box it is much greater. That is what the microprocessor is looking for as it drives the lens back and forth. Passive autofocus must have light and image contrast in order to do its job. The image needs to have some detail in it that provides contrast. If you try to take a picture of a blank wall or a large object of uniform color, the camera cannot compare adjacent pixels so it cannot focus. There is no distance-to-subject limitation with passive autofocus like there is with the infrared beam of an active autofocus system. Passive autofocus also works fine through a window, since the system "sees" the subject through the window just like you do. Passive autofocus systems usually react to vertical detail. When you hold the camera in the horizontal position, the passive autofocus system will have a hard time with a boat on the horizon but no problem with a flagpole or any other vertical detail. If you are holding the camera in the usual horizontal mode, focus on the vertical edge of the face. If you are holding the camera in the vertical mode, focus on a horizontal detail. Newer, more expensive camera designs have combinations of vertical and horizontal sensors to solve this problem. But it's still the camera user's job to keep the camera's sensors from being confused on objects of uniform color. You can see how much area your camera's autofocus sensors cover by looking through the viewfinder at a small picture or a light switch on a blank wall. Move the camera from left to right and see at which point the autofocus system becomes confused. Asim Sajjad ( Full Answer )
All of the major manufacturers make good cameras. You should shop on the basis of features and price. I would be leery of touch-screen cameras, however. They have not been on the market long, and there may be bugs in manufacturing and software. They also tend to be fragile. The one I tried out ha…d a disconcerting habit of doing things without my permission, but I'm sure that was my inexperience. My philosophy is, if it works, don't fix it. Touch screens are all the rage these days, but that does not make them the best answer when it comes to camera controls. ( Full Answer )
ED has nothing to do with the camera mount; it is a lens (glass) quality so yes, it will fit
It depends on the model. Coolpics cameras range in price from about $70 to $500.
I don't think that "inferior" is the correct term. Really they are targetted at different markets. The major advantage of the D90 is that it has an internal AF motor so can focus on any AF Nikkor lens. The D5000 requires an AF-S lens to do the same thing. Other considerations are more external contr…ol buttons and wheels on the D90 and higher shutter lifespan. The one thing that the D5000 has that the D90 does not is the swivel LCD screen. Since I don't use live view at all, the swivel does nothing for me, but someone who uses it, especially for video may find it useful. ( Full Answer )
It used to be that Nikons were all made in Japan, nowadays many are made in China.
In my view, the nikon d40 is not really good one. The most obvious shortcoming of the Nikon D40 camera, is the absence of an autofocus driver in the camera body. What this means, is that if autofocus is important to the way you take pictures, they you are somewhat limited in the number of lenses you… can use with the D40. Only about ten percent of the available lenses for the Nikon D40 have autofocus drives built into the lenses. Needless to say, those lenses are considerably more expensive than lenses without autofocus. In addition, most SLR's in this price range, allow you to take pictures in the RAW format, and the D40 is no exception. What is a bit surprising, is that when you take pictures with the RAW and JPEG format at the same time, the D40 only uses a very basic JPEG format. For a camera in this price range I would have expected better. You can have a see. http://www.dinodirect.com/ ( Full Answer )
Yes, the sb600 works with all Nikon SLRs - although with some limitations on older ones.
The Nikon D5000 is rated as an excellent camera by the major photography magazines online. It is considered an entry-level to enthusiast level DSLR. Costco has a package deal for the camera body, two VR zoom lenses and a camera bag for 824.99. BHAudioVideo has a very good deal on the body only or wi…th one zoom. A comparable camera, nikon d3000 with a two lens kit is 599.99 at best buy, at least here in our local store. I am wavering between these two but will likely own one of them in a few days. Good luck. oh and they kick a$$ botth of them i sware yo ( Full Answer )
Yes but older AF lenses that do not have an autofocus motor in them will not autofocus with the D5000.
It will mount fine, and the matrix metering will work. However, you'll only be able to manually focus. The D5000 does not have a focusing motor in the body, and the tokina lens has no internal motor of its own. If you don't mind manually focusing, it's not a problem, but not having AF might suck for… sports, concerts, and things that move. ( Full Answer )
Hello! my best advice is to visit a local camera repair man, or your local radio shack. -Charles
The Nikon D5000 comes with a Nikkor AF-S 18-55mm kit lens when bought, though you can also purchase the camera new without the lens, or with a series of other choices of lenses. This lens is a good starting lens to learn the basics with, but if you are looking for a more professional method of photo…graphing, I would recommending investing in a prime or zoom lens. ( Full Answer )
Is Nikon D5000 with the lenses that come with it a good camera for interior or architectural photography?
No. Architectural photography requires control over converging vertical lines. Anytime you shoot a building and don't hold the camera perfectly perpendicular to the building's surface, the vertical surfaces of the building willh converge making it look like it's leaning in the picture. You need 1) a… view camera with tilt, shift & swing lens plate and ground glass, or 2) perspective control lenses for the D5000, which run over $1000 a pop. ( Full Answer )
One of two things, and they're the same things that are done to a digital camera to bring objects into focus on the sensor. You can adjust the lens to make it focus at the distance the object is at, or you can move the camera until the object falls into focus. Most people adjust the lens, but if you… have a fixed-focus camera like a Diana, you have to move the camera. ( Full Answer )
I agree. I have a d5000 and my close friend has a d3000. They're both great cameras capable of beautiful images, yet the d5000 has seemed so show more depth and just a bit sharper of images. It depends on lens and such too, but id go with the d5000 for sure, for only a couple hundred dollars more it… is definitely worth the investment. ( Full Answer )
If the camera shows signs of use or is well-used but mechanically OK, look on the website of Ffordes of InvernessUK. If the camera is pretty well unused condition, look at Grays of Westminster. Also look at MW Classic Cameras, also in London, .
It depends on the quality, store, and how new it is. If you were to purchase a Nikon camera in Best Buy, most likely it will be expensive... unless they hare having some special offer and/or sale. I got my Nikon D90 for about $1200 in 2009. Now it's been reduced to 100 bucks. So literally, they'r…e expensive, unless you've got the job or money. Plus, Nikon is an Asian brand. They're craazy (and I admit, 'cause I am Asian). ( Full Answer )
Turn the camera on and press the Lv (liveview) button just above the OK button/arrows and to the right of the lcd screen. When you're ready to record, press the OK button; to stop, press it again. If you'd like to lock the exposure (so it won't change in different lighting) press the AE-L/AF-L butto…n (it has a picture of a tiny lock to the left of it) that is to the right of the viewfinder when recording. ( Full Answer )
Yes, F mount lenses fit the Nikon D80, D90, D7000, D3000, D3100, D5000, D5100, D40, D40x, D50, D60, D70, D70s, D100, D200, D300, D300s and every other Nikon digital SLR
Depends on what your wanting, if you want something more video based, you'll probably want the D5000. But, if you want something more photography based, you more likely to want the D3100. I'm going with the D3100 instead of the D5100 because it looks more video based.
I've had good experience with Nikon D3000 its one of the best digital slr camera avialable in the market. Here are some of the features of Nikon D3000 -Nikon D3000 body is built by rugged plastic. There is texture in the grip area to ensure comfortable grip. -Nikon D3000 has 3 inches LCD scree…n with 230k resolution ( Full Answer )
i think the nikon d3100 is very good it has a reasonable price, i would recommend to also buy a telephoto lens with it. its very noisy but fast. Sammy
Yes, if your camera has the detachable lens option (lens' are able to be removed from the base of the camera). All brands that are the same as your camera will fit.
i have the nikon D3100 and i love it there are so many options etc
You have to have a very steady hand for the pictures to come out well. Otherwise, yes it is a nice camera
It really depends on what you expect out of your camera and what kind of photography you will be performng. Many choose a cannon over a nikon because they are easier to handle and have more features, most professionals choose cannon cameras.
You could purchase Nikon camera lenses from many places. If you are looking for a brick and mortar store, check out your local Best Buy, Sears, or Ritz Camera.
Nikon Camera lenses can be purchased at Best Buy, Value City Electronics, or any local camera store. You can probably find even better deals online at places such as Ebay and Craigslist.
I'm pretty sure its Japan but China probably make them too because they make nearly everything! :)
With few exceptions, you're going to be much better off only buying Nikkor lenses. Stay away from Sigma and Tamron. The D5000 doesn't have a focus motor, so only buy lenses AF-S, AF-I, or G lenses if you want auto focus. I'll assume you already have the mediocre kit lens (18-55mm). Next you shoul…d invest in a fast prime. The Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G AF-S or the Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G AF-S are both excellent lenses. ( Full Answer )
The head corporation of Nikon camera is Tokyo, specializing in optics and imaging. Its products include cameras, binoculars, microscopes, ophthalmic lenses, measurement instruments, and the steppers. It is also used in the photolithography steps of semiconductor fabrication and it is the world's s…econd largest manufacturer. ( Full Answer )
People can buy Nikon cameras at many places. Offline retailers include Best Buy, Target, Sears, Walmart, Staples, RadioShack and Sam's Club. Online retailers include Amazon, and Ebay.
Nikon was founded in 1917 in Japan, with Makoto Kimura as the current president. Nikon produced the its first digital camera for NASA in 1991. There is no single person responsible for the production of the first Nikon Digital Camera; it was a company-wide effort.
Nikon camera has a number of great features. Such as: irresistible design, full speed ahead, expeed 3A, advanced hybrid AF system, best moment capture, motion snapshot and many more.
There are many different Nikon cameras. The compact digital cameras from Nikon are mainly simple "shoot and point" cameras where you open the shutter, point the camera at what you want to take a picture of and press the shutter. Other Nikon cameras have an interchangeable lens and adjustable focus …to improve picture quality. ( Full Answer )
Nikon's entry-level DSLR is best for beginners or users wanting to step up from compact cameras. The Nikon D3100's key selling point is its GUIDE mode, which provides on-screen assistance in both visual and written forms to help explain modes and options without jargon - ideal for the newcomer.
A Nikon camera lens can be purchased from all good photography and electronics stores. Alternatively, try webpage stores such as Ebay or Amazon for a deal.
The most highly rated Nikon film cameras are the F6, F100 and the F4. All of these cameras have great ratings in reliability, features and practical use.
The highest rated Nikon camera is the Nikon D600. It's smart rating is 100, according to the Techcrunch database. The DSLR camera goes for as low as $1459 and has 24.3 megapixels.
Some criticisms of the Nikon D5000 are that is small and has less pixel resolution that other models. These criticisms are mainly aesthetic in quality and different people may view them as positive points in regards to price point or size.
The Nikon D2X is a camera that allows for the taking of professional photos. It uses a single lens to capture digital pictures at a professional level.
Nikon offs top quality digital cameras to compete with other camera brands. Their line of "Coolpix" is their latest line of digital cameras. Their most expensive digital camera values roughly a thousand dollars which is called Coolpix A.
Nikon has it own website which will have all the camera's for a cheaper option you can try Walmart , amazon, or even eBay. Nikon camera's are very reliable and great quality .
The official website for Nikon has the products you will need to look at. Different online websites such as Amazon and eBay also sell camera cases for Nikon.
When I go from manual focus to auto focus on my tokina 11-16mm lens on my nikon d5500 it stays on manual focus on the camera. How can I fix this?
There should be a setting in the back or a switch on the outside ofthe lenes