Nikon D500 Fast Start
with John Greengo
Log in or Sign up for FREE and get full access to these and thousands of other Open Lessons in our catalog! Watch 1 Lesson For Free
03 Camera Basics08:31
Class duration: 5h 18mSee all 31 lessons
About The Class
Know Your Camera, Inside And Out. Start Taking Pictures Today.
We know what it’s like to dive right into taking pictures with your new camera. But dense technical manuals make for a terrible first date. Get the most out of your new Nikon® D500 with this complete step-by-step walkthrough of the camera’s features.
Join expert photographer John Greengo for a fast-track introduction, and unlock your camera’s full potential.
- How to use the D500’s various shooting modes
- How to use and customize the D500’s menus
- How to master the 4K video function
Nikon D500 Overview11:25
Basic Camera Controls03:22
Top of Camera: Exposure Control25:50
Top of Camera: Buttons16:33
Back of Camera: Release Mode05:55
Back of Camera: Viewfinder Display08:44
Back of Camera: Play Back10:18
Back of Camera: Buttons09:36
Back of Camera: Live View22:56
Back of Camera: Movie Mode09:48
Left of Camera: Exposure Bracketing03:19
Left of Camera: Focus Mode12:00
Left & Right Sides of Camera05:18
Bottom of Camera04:56
Front of Camera05:34
Nikon Lenses Overview09:26
Photo Shooting Menu14:26
ISO: Photo Shooting Menu26:14
Movie Shooting Menu14:01
Custom Setting Menu: Autofocus14:20
Custom Setting Menu: Metering/Exposure04:05
Custom Setting Menu: Shooting/Display07:33
Custom Setting Menu: Bracketing/Flash03:16
Custom Setting Menu: Controls11:38
Setup Menu: Wi-Fi06:47
Retouch & My Menu06:06
Camera Operation Overview08:13
John Greengo is an award-winning photographer specializing in outdoor and travel photography. Shooting for over 3 decades, John has developed an unrivaled understanding of the industry, tools, techniques and art of photography. When he's not traveling for a new shoot, ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
Nikon D500 Recommended Settings
100% of students recommend this class.
See what some of them have to say.
By The class. John is the gold standard for teaching. He repairs lessons to perfection. He speaks in ways students comprehend all that he presents. Never waste words. Never bores. Always demonstrates his points. I will continue to purchase his classes as they provide the best learning I have found. He is making me a much better photographer, both technically and creatively. You can't make good images if you don't know your gear. Hope he teaches lessons in Portland Oregon one day. I know Pro Photo Supply would sponsor him.
I have to say I had been disappointed I had to work through parts of this course, it was so good! I purchased it, and going through it again was well worth it. I learned how to do so many of the functions, and when peered with John's Fundamentals, Lenses, and Nature/Landscape courses I think I have been taking much better pictures already. I do feel that if you have or are planning on getting the D500, this course and the others are very much worth it, and will help your techniques, getting you better photos.
As a amateur "enthusiast" who loves taking sports shots of my kids, I was scared the Nikon D500 was going to me too much camera for me. But after taking this class, I feel a lot better about my purchase and am really excited about getting out there and shooting. John's class is so much easier than reading through a long manual. I wish there was a course like this for every camera I have purchased in my lifetime! Highly recommended.
See what students have created
swipe left to see more student works
Similar classes you might like
You know who’d love this class...?
When gift-spiration strikes, grab it. Give this class to a friend who’d love it. For their birthday or just because. (Or just because you missed their birthday.)