Nikon D5300

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Nikon D5300

66/100

CAMERA SCORE


Features 11
Performance 12
Durability 14
Price 17
Usability 12

Brand
Nikon

Model
D3500 (N1718)

Key Features

SENSOR 24MP APS-C CMOS
PROCESSOR Single EXPEED 4
DETECTION RANGE -1 to 19 EV
COVERAGE About 95 Percent
FOCUS POINTS 39
ISO 100 – 12800, Hi-1
SPEED Up to 5 fps shooting
ACTIVE D-LIGHTING On and Off
OPERATING TEMPERATURE 32 to 104°F
DISPLAY 1.037k dots Dots 3.2 Inch
DISPLAY TYPE Vari-angle TFT-LCD
FLASH COVERAGE 12m
STORAGE 1 SD/SDHC/SDXC
BATTERY EN-EL14/a (600 Shots)
OUTPUT Full HD 1080p at 60/50/30/25/24p
CONNECTION WIFI, HDMI Mini-pin, Micro USB, A/V

How-to Use Nikon D5300

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 D5300 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
Learn ⇲  or  Photographic Foundation ⇲

Camera Body from the Front-top

Nikon D5300 Front

Legend / Function
1. Mode Dial
2. Live View / Movie Switch
3. Info – Button
4. Eyelets for camera strap
5. +/- EV / Aperture Button
6. Shutter-release Button
7. Power Switch
8. Movie-record Button
9. Infrared Receiver
10. AF-Assist Illuminator
11. Self-timer Lamp
12. Red-eye Reduction Lamp
13. Body Cap
14. CPU Contacts
15. Built-in Flash
16. Speaker
17. Focal Plane Mark
18. Fn Button
19. Lens Mounting Mark
20. Lens Release Button
21. Continuous/Timer/Remote Button
22. Mirror
23. Lens Mount
24. Accessory Shoe Cover
25. Accessory Shoe
26. Stereo Microphone
27. External Microphone Connector
28. USB and A/V Connector
29. Accessory Terminal
30. HDMI Mini-pin Connector

Know Why and What Controls to Change, Click
Learn ⇲  or  Photographic Foundation ⇲

Camera Body from the Back-bottom

Nikon D5300 Front

Legend / Function
1. Viewfinder Eyepiece
2. Rubber Eyecup
3. Menu Button
4. Infrared Receiver
5. Monitor
6. Tripod Socket
7. Diopter Adjustment
8. i – Information Button
9. AE-L/AF-F Lock Button
10. Command Dial
11. Play Button
12. Memory Card Slot
13. OK Button
14. Multi Selector
15. Delete Button
16. Memory Card Access Lamp
17. Power Connector Cover
18. Buttery-chamber Cover Latch
19. Battery-Chamber Cover
20. Zoom-in / Thumbnail Button
21. Zoom-out Button
22. Battery Latch

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 D5300 Technical Specification

Announced12th February, 2014
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
ISO 100 – 12,800
Hi-1 (ISO 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 39
Coverage 95%
Battery LifeEN-EL14/a
600 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
VGA 640×424 / 30 fps
VGA 640×424 / 25 fps