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I’ve been playing around with the Nikon D5100 and have a notebook full of real world tips and tricks that I can’t wait to share with you. If you’re ready to dive in, check out the Tips & Tutorials page for some cool how-to’s and techniques.

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Newly Released Cheat Sheets

If you’re anxious and want to start taking better pictures today, check out my Cheat Cards for the Nikon D5100. They give you a sneak peek at the settings I use for a variety of situations. I show you every setting to adjust, with step-by-step instructions that anyone can follow.

Nikon D5100 Tips for Beginners

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If you have questions about your Nikon D5100, the best place to ask me is on Facebook or in the forum. I do my best to get back to everyone as fast as I can. Family always comes first (my wife and three boys), but any free time I have left is spent helping people just like you. Happy shooting!

Latest Tips

Landscape Tips for the D5100 – Get a firsthand look at my process for Shooting Landscapes with the Nikon D5100. I show the settings I used, along with some secret and hidden features that can help in certain landscape type situations. Check it out »

Nikon D5100 Landscape Settings, Tips & Tricks

Portrait Tips for the Nikon D5100 – This guide will give you some insight towards capturing beautiful portraits and candids with your D5100. I’ll go over scene modes, in-camera settings and other tricks you won’t find in the manual. I’ll also shed some light on recommended lenses and gear to help you take eye-popping portraits.

My Favorite Lenses & Accessories for the Nikon D5100 (June 6, 2012) – Everyday I get asked about the best lenses and accessories for the Nikon D5100, so I decided to compile a list of my favorite stuff for beginners and put them into an easy to understand guide. Enjoy!

Memory Cards for the Nikon D5100 – I just finished my in-depth memory card write-up for the D5100 which makes sense of image/video capacities, class ratings, speeds, best brands, etc… so check it out. Happy shooting! :)

Nikon D5100 Forum – If you haven’t already done so, I highly recommend checking out the Nikon D5100 forum for beginners. Over the last few weeks, there have been wonderful discussions around a variety of topics (gear, settings, tricks, issues, etc…) surrounding the D5100. It’s a fantastic learning tool…and hey, you’ll be in good company.