Even though we ARE Nikon lovers,we are NOT affiliated with Nikon Corp. in any way.

Sign up Login
Home Forums Articles Galleries News Workshops Shop Recommended
All members Wiki Contests Vouchers Apps Newsletter THE NIKONIAN™ Magazines Podcasts Fundraising

Flexible programming question - How to choose in P mode?


Lancaster, US
1 posts

Click to send email to this author Click to send private message to this author
Neska17 Registered since 08th Jan 2014
Wed 08-Jan-14 02:58 AM | edited Wed 08-Jan-14 03:00 AM by Neska17

I'm very new to this camera (the D3100), and taking real photos in general. I'm reading a guide to help me along, and I'm stuck on the author's explanation of how to change the shutter speed and f/stop (equivalent exposures) while in P mode.

He says you should hold down the shutter release button halfway, then use the dial to change the numbers - but when I do this, nothing on the screen changes. Could it be that I have some setting on/off that would prevent me from changing these things?

Thanks for your advice!