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DavidN4 Silver Member Nikonian since 09th Nov 2011Thu 20-Dec-12 02:53 PM
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Johns Creek, US
          

>I am new poster,just beginning to take pictures with a D5100
>1st tried night shots during Geminid meteor shower, no meteors
>and had a hard time w/ focus
>Next used it for a 100th birthday party indoors at a
>resteraunt
>I used the 18-70 kit lens and the pop up flash, everything on
>auto. I was not pleased with the color, lighting or focus
>Then back at the house I tried using the video mode on auto
>and found later that everyone had skin tones that make the
>look like smurfs (blue)


Check your white balance setting, set it to Auto if you are just starting out. Check your focus settings and metering as well. Start with AF-S, and matrix metering.

  

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