Tips and Tricks
Learn how to take gorgeous photos in a variety of different situations. This is your chance to master the art of capturing those precious moments with your D3300.
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Camera Functions
This section introduces useful camera controls and functions. Master your D3300.
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See the camera manual for detailed instructions.
The information on this page assumes camera settings are at their default values.
Sample images are provided for illustrative purposes only to explain functions.
Last updated: Apr. 23 2014

Tips and Tricks

This section covers points to remember when photographing different subjects, from family photos to travel shots. Videos and sample images help you master new techniques.



Nature, Landscape

Vehicle (Car, Train), Action, Sport

Flower, Plant, Insect


Camera Functions

This section uses sample images to illustrate camera functions and settings and describes how they are used.
Auto Mode / Scene Mode
Exposure Mode / Exposure Compensation
Special Effects
Focus Mode
AF-Area Mode
Live View
White Balance / Picture Control
Interchangeable Lenses
Built-in Flash / Speedlights