Nikon D3500

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Nikon D3500

65/100

CAMERA SCORE


Features 11
Performance 12
Durability 14
Price 17
Usability 11

Brand
Nikon

Model
D3500 (N1718)

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 (1550 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 D3500

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.

Know Why and What Controls to Change, Click
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Camera Body from the Front

Nikon D3500 Front

Legend / Function
1. Power Switch
2. Shutter-release Button
3. -/+ EV Button
4. Movie-record Button
5. Live view Switch
6. Mode Dial
7. Built-in Flash
8. Microphone
9. Mounting Mark
10. Lens Release Button
11. Mirror
12. Lens Mount
13. CPU Contacts
14. AF/Timer/Red-eye Illuminator
15. Body Cap

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Camera Body from the Back

Nikon D3500 Back

Legend / Function
16. Accessory Shoe
17. Command Dial
18. AE-L/AF-F Lock Button
19. i – Information Button
20. Connector Cover
21. Flash Pop-up Button
22. Eyelets for Camera Strap
23. Speaker
24. Focal Plane Mark
25. USB Connector
26. HDMI Connector

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

Nikon D3500 Buttom

Legend / Function
27. Rubber Eyecup
28. Viewfinder Eyepiece
29. Diopter Adjustment Control
30. Play Button
31. Menu Button
32. i – Information Button
33. OK Button
34. Multi Selector
35. Timer Button
36. Memory Card Slot Cover
37. Memory Card Access Lamp
38. Battery-chamber Cover Latch
39. Battery-chamber Cover
40. Delete Button
41. Zoom-in Button
42. Zoom-out Button
43. Tripod Socket
44. Monitor
45. Battery Latch
46. Power Connector Cover

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 D3500 Technical Specification

Announced29th August, 2018
Dimensions124 mm x 97 mm x 69.5 mm
Weight365 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
1550 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