Nikon D3400

Amazing Images, Always Connected

64/100

CAMERA SCORE


Features 11
Performance 11
Durability 14
Price 17
Usability 11

Brand
Nikon

Model
D3400 (N1510)

Key Features

SENSOR 24MP APS-C CMOS
PROCESSOR Single EXPEED 4
DETECTION RANGE -1 to 19 EV
COVERAGE About 96 Percent
FOCUS POINTS 11
ISO 100 – 25,600
SPEED Up to 5 fps shooting
ACTIVE D-LIGHTING On and Off
OPERATING TEMPERATURE 32 to 104°F
DISPLAY 921,000 Dots 3.0 Inch
STORAGE 1 SD/SDHC/SDXC
BATTERY EN-EL14a (1200 Shots)
OUTPUT Full HD 1080p at 60/50/30/25/24p
CONNECTION HDMI Type C Mini, Bluetooth 4.1,
Eye-Fi, Micro USB

How-to Use Nikon D3400

Welcome to the How-to section of the camera. In this Light & Composition University website, each page for a camera has a how-to section and a section for learning. Simply because the buttons and the controls of each camera is located in different places that not only varies for brands but in each model. How-to section help you operate your camera, however, if you are interested to learn photography, not only you need to know how your camera works, but also you must know what you can change and why you do that to get better photo. Click the “Learn” or scroll down.

Nikon D3400 Exposure Indicators

Nikon D3400 Indicator

The key to the photography is light, and it’s the exposure indicators, where you see how much light your camera sensor sees. These indicators both in monitor and viewfinder show whether the photograph would be under or over-exposed at the current setting. The amount of under or overexposure is shown in increments of ⅓ EV.

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Camera Body from the Top

Nikon D3400

Legend / Function
1. Movie-record Button
2. Power Switch
3. Shutter-release Button
4. -/+ EV Button
5. i – Info Button
6. Eyelets for Camera Strap
7. Speaker
8. Command Dial
9. Mode Dial
10. AE-L/AF-L Lock Button
11. Accessory Shoe ( for Optional Flash )
12. Focal Plane Mark

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Camera Body from the Front-Right

Nikon D3400 Front-right

Legend / Function
1. AF/Timer/Red-eye Illuminator
2. Built-in Flash
3. Flash Pop-up Button
4. Microphone
5. Connector Cover
6. Fn Button
7. Lens Release Button
8. Mounting Mark
9. Infrared Receiver
10. CPU Contacts
11. Mirror
12. Lens Mount
13. Body Cap
14. USB Connector
15. HDMI Connector

Know Why and What Controls to Change, Click
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Camera Body from the Button-Back

Legend / Function
1. Rubber Eyecup
2. Viewfinder Eyepiece
3. Diopter Control
4. Play Button
5. Menu Button
6. Zoom-in Button
7. Zoom-out Button
8. i – Button
9. Live Button
10. OK Button
11. Multi Selector
12. Memory Card Slot Cover
13. Delete Button
14. Memory Card Access Lamp
15. Battery-chamber Cover Latch
16. Battery-Chamber Cover
17. Time/Remote Button
18. Tripod Socket
19. Monitor
20. Battery Latch
21. Power Connector Cover for Optional Power Connector

Photographic Foundation

There is a complete diploma program for learning the fundamentals of photography, creative composition, and aesthetic framing. If you want to enroll into them separately, there are 5 amazing courses. This diploma and these courses will set a strong foundation for the field of photography.

Diploma in the Fundamentals of Photography

Fundamentals to Next Level

Understanding Light, Visualization, Color and Color Management, Developing Style, and Mastering the Decisive Moments are the 5 key courses that take your understating from fundamentals to next level.

*We strongly recommended you to enroll into them in sequence just after completing the foundation courses.

Capability with Basic
Photographic Genres

Exploring Perception and Harness Your Artistic Potential for close-up photography, Into the World of Photojournalism, Mastering the Art of Food Photography, Mastering the Art of Food Styling, Mastering the Art of Nature Photography, Mastering the Art of Wildlife Photography, and Mastering the Art of Landscape Photography are some of our most popular courses for the basic genres of photography that this camera is fully capable of. Enroll into them to learn how you can use your camera for each genre.

Capability with Advanced
Photographic Genres

Mastering the Art of Portrait Photography, Mastering the Art of Black & White Photography, Mastering the Art of Advertising Photography, Mastering the Art of Street Photography, Mastering Professional Sports Photography, Photography Mastering the Art of Cinematography, and Mastering Professional Wedding Photography are some of our most popular courses for the advanced genres of photography that this camera is fully capable of. Enroll into them to learn how you can use your camera for each genre.

Nikon D3400 Technical Specification

Announced17th August, 2016
Dimensions124 mm x 98 mm x 75.5 mm
Weight395 g
SensorEffective Pixels (Megapixels): 24.2 million
Sensor Size: 23.5 mm x 15.6 mm
Image Sensor Format: DX
Image Sensor Type: CMOS
Total Pixels: 24.7 million
ISO
Auto
ISO 100 – 25,600
Exposure Compensation±5 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
in P, S, A, M, Scene, and Night Vision modes
ShutterShutter priority Mode: Available
Min. shutter speed: 30 sec
Max. shutter speed: 1/4000 sec.
Lens MountNikon F
Focus Points 11
Coverage 96%
Battery LifeEN-EL14a
1200 Shots
Output Image FormatDX-format
(L) 6,000 x 4,000
(M) 4,496 x 3,000
(S) 2,992 x 2,000
Output Video FormatFull HD 1,920×1,080 / 60 fps
Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 50 fps
Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 30 fps
Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 25 fps
Full HD 1,920×1,080 / 24 fps
HD 1,280×720 / 60 fps
HD 1,280×720 / 50 fps