#7. "RE: D3200 Controls" In response to In response to 6 Sat 12-Jan-13 12:06 AM by John Bertotti
Some set their shutters faster but I have been practicing my hand holding. It helps to work on technique on these hires camera IMHO, I find the d3200 less forgiving then the camera I used before.
Check what the sleep timer is set for on your display. I will pull mine out shortly and type up a path, off the top of my head I don't remember. I wonder if the display isn't just set to off.
Edit to add- just checked mine it also takes a pic the. Shows it and the display then goes to sleep. I went through my menus and don't see a way to make the info screen stay on. Might be in the manual somewhere. I actually like it off until I want it on. I think it saves on batter life.
Oh either info button or a half press of the shutter button will bring it back up. I set my AE-l/AF-l button to AE-l lock and hold. And the function button to ISO seems to work well for me since I am still forcing myself to use manual almost all the time. How are you setting yours? I have noise reduction on and distortion control on as well. Is your firmware the latest?