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Old Apr 9, 2010, 6:08 PM   #1
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Default very new to this need advise

im very new at photography i mean very new i just bought a nikon d3000 kit it had 2 lens's one telephoto not sure the specs on it at the moment.

im going to be going to a mud run to take pictures of my friends who are going to be participating tomorrow. not sure of what settings i should use for this it looks like it will be a sunny day. any help or tips would be great thanks

i been trying to read up on the camera and watching videos to learn what the functions do.
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Old Apr 9, 2010, 10:20 PM   #2
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Until you get more experience and are sure of how to use the various features, stick to the programmed auto mode.

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Old Apr 9, 2010, 11:23 PM   #3
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Like VTphotg said stick with programmed auto for now.

I would check out steve's knowledge center for more info about shooting with a dslr. And you can check out www.dslrtips.com for some youtube video workshop that will get you started on shooting with a dslr.
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Old Apr 11, 2010, 3:14 PM   #4
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You might take advantage of the guide mode which will preset the camera for the types of shots you want to take.
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