How to Use a DSLR Camera

This Snap-guide is a demonstration on how to use a DSLR Nikon D3500 camera.

How to Use a DSLR Camera
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Begin by turning the camera on.  This is done by turning the power switch from “off” to “on.”

Begin by turning the camera on. This is done by turning the power switch from “off” to “on.”

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The second step is to check the battery. The battery percentage is shown on the monitor, which is the large screen located in the center of the camera.

The second step is to check the battery. The battery percentage is shown on the monitor, which is the large screen located in the center of the camera.

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Third, remove the camera lens. This protects the interior of the camera from dust or other particles that could affect the camera quality.

Third, remove the camera lens. This protects the interior of the camera from dust or other particles that could affect the camera quality.

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Fourth, connect the camera lens.

Fourth, connect the camera lens.

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Fifth, extend the camera lens. This allows for you to zoom in and out while taking a photo.

Fifth, extend the camera lens. This allows for you to zoom in and out while taking a photo.

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Sixth, look through the viewfinder to form the perfect photo.

Sixth, look through the viewfinder to form the perfect photo.

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Seventh, place your finger on the shutter release button lightly at first, to enhance the clarity.

Seventh, place your finger on the shutter release button lightly at first, to enhance the clarity.

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Then, hold down the button until you hear a click, which confirms that your photo has been taken.

Then, hold down the button until you hear a click, which confirms that your photo has been taken.

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Eighth, check your photo. Make sure it was focused and the lighting was correct. You do this by clicking the playback button.

Eighth, check your photo. Make sure it was focused and the lighting was correct. You do this by clicking the playback button.

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Finally, turn your camera off. This ensures that the battery remains at its highest.

Finally, turn your camera off. This ensures that the battery remains at its highest.

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