Questions tagged [nikon-d3100]

The Nikon D3100 is a 14.2 megapixel DX format DSLR Nikon F-mount camera announced by Nikon on August 19, 2010. It replaced the D3000 as Nikon's entry level DSLR, and itself was replaced by the D3200 in 2012.

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Beginner lens decision [duplicate]

I'm about to buy a Nikon D3100 and can't decide which kit lens I should pick. On the one hand there is the standard AF-S 18-55mm VR lens and on the other hand the AF-S 18-105mm VR. A bit more zoom ...
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Are there solutions to limitations on using back-button AF on Nikon D3100?

I have started to use my D3100 with my AE/AF-L button set to AF. So in other words I use this button instead of the half press shutter button to AF. I'm new to this technique and came across it here ...
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how to choose between nikon 3100 and 5000?

I'm going to buy my first DSLR camera, and I want to make a good choise. Reading reviews and forums I have limited my choise to only 2 cameras: Nikon 3100d and Nikon 5000d. Which one is better? Since ...
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Korean PDF Manual for the Nikon D3100?

Where can I download the Korean PDF Manual for the Nikon D3100? I was able to get the English manual, no problem. My wife is Korean and the D3100 is a beast to beginners like us! We tried looking on ...
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Will a Sigma UC lens mount to a Nikon D3100?

Can my Sigma UC zoom be used on my Nikon D3100? It's a 70-210 4-5.6
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Where to buy a D3100 [closed]

My wife has her heart set on the Nikon D3100, so I'm researching the best place to buy it, as well as what I should get with it. Amazon.com has the camera for $631.18, which is the best price I've ...
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Set the AutoNumbering on Nikon Digital SLRs?

I just bought a Nikon D3100 to replace my D50. I have several thousand pictures numbered DSC_XXXX.jpg from the D50. The D3100 has started over from Zero. How do I seed the autonumbers for the files ...
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Should I choose a Canon 500D or Nikon D3100 for short video? [closed]

I need a camera mostly for shooting short videos. Which one is better for this? I know that the 500D does 1080 at 20fps, but would it make that much of a difference from the 24p in the D3100?
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Will the Nikon D3100 autofocus with the 50mm f/1.8D lens?

I have the Nikon D3100 and was wondering if the autofocus on the Nikon 50mm f/1.8D lens would work with it. I've read that the AF is not compatible with the D5000, and that the AF is rather slow in ...

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