Nikon Coolpix L340 Digital Camera Reference Manual

Start taking creative high-resolution photos and videos from near, far and everywhere in between with the easy-to-use COOLPIX L340. A superb 28x optical zoom telephoto lens with Vibration Reduction (VR) gets you closer to the action for sharp 20.2-megapixel photos and steady 720p HD videos. The camera’s high-end grip design and powerful lens makes the COOLPIX L340 super easy to use. Let Scene Auto Selector take the work out of making great images, or use the simple menu system to select one of 16 Scene Modes that fits your situation. With the COOLPIX L340, your next great shot is closer than you think.


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Parts of the Camera

The Camera Body
The Monitor

Preparing for Shooting

Attaching the Camera Strap and Lens Cap
Insert the Batteries and Memory Card
Turn the Camera On and Set the Display Language, Date, and Time

Basic Shooting and Playback Operations

Shooting with Scene Auto Selector Mode
Play Back Images
Delete Images
Changing the Shooting Mode
Using the Flash, Self-timer, Etc.
Recording Movies

Shooting Features

Scene Auto Selector Mode
Scene Mode (Shooting Suited to Scenes)
Special Effects Mode (Applying Effects When Shooting)
Smart Portrait Mode (Capturing Images of Smiling Faces)
Auto Mode
Flash Mode
Macro Mode (Taking Close-up Pictures)
Exposure Compensation (Adjusting Brightness)
Default Settings (Flash, Self-timer, Etc.)
Functions That Cannot Be Used Simultaneously When Shooting

Playback Features

Playback Zoom
Thumbnail Playback/Calendar Display
Editing Images (Still Images)

Recording and Playing Back Movies

Operations During Movie Playback
Editing Movies

Using Menus

The Shooting Menu (for Auto Mode)
The Smart Portrait Menu
The Playback Menu
The Movie Menu
The Setup Menu

Connecting the Camera to a TV, Printer, or Computer

Connecting the Camera to a TV (Playback on a TV)
Connecting the Camera to a Printer (Direct Print)
Using ViewNX 2 (Transferring Images to a Computer)

Technical Notes

Caring for the Product
Cleaning and Storage
Error Messages
File Names
Optional Accessories

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