Nikon 1 J5 Digital Camera User’s Manual

Meet the ultimate combination of image quality and portability, speed and versatility, creativity and connectivity: Nikon 1 J5. Masterfully designed on the inside and out, Nikon 1 J5 is faster than any DSLR on the market, achieves image quality and low-light performance few compact cameras can rival and yet is small enough to take on every outing. Shoot 20.8-megapixel photos, 1080/60p videos, time-lapse and slow-motion sequences, HDR (High Dynamic Range) images and much more. Pair it with any superb 1 NIKKOR lens, or add the optional FT-1 Mount Adapter and use legendary NIKKOR DSLR lenses. With a 180° tilting touch screen, full manual control for those who want it, new onboard effects and even built-in Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication (NFC) for sharing your photos while on-the-go, Nikon 1 J5 is the intersection of advanced technology, image quality and portability.


The Camera and Accessories
Parts of the Camera
Using the Touch Screen
First Steps

Taking and Viewing Photographs

Point-and-Shoot Photography (Auto Mode)

Recording and Viewing Movies

Recording Movies
Viewing Movies
Advanced Movie Options

Other Shooting Modes

Choosing a Creative Mode
Taking Photos in P, S, A, and M Modes
Photographing Subjects in Motion (Sports Mode)
Choosing the Moment (Best Moment Capture)
Combining Photos with Brief Movie Vignettes (Motion Snapshot Mode)

More on Photography

Live Image Control
Continuous Mode
Self-Timer Modes
The Built-in Flash
Tap Shooting Options


What Wi-Fi Can Do for You
Wireless Security
Connecting via Wi-Fi
Uploading Photos to a Smart Device
Downloading Selected Pictures to the Smart Device

Connecting to a Computer

Copying Pictures to a Computer

Technical Notes

Optional Accessories
Storage and Cleaning
Caring for the Camera and Battery: Cautions
Error Messages

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