How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Russell A. Your Own Question
Russell A.
Russell A., Camera and Video Technician
Category: Camera and Video
Satisfied Customers: 6049
Experience:  30 years of experience as a TV station technician gives me a unique understanding of technical equipment issues.
24675295
Type Your Camera and Video Question Here...
Russell A. is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I have a d7100 I have previously taken amazing photos of

Customer Question

I have a d7100 I have previously taken amazing photos of daughter playing vball. Now 2 y later I am trying to take sports photos again and have been challenged for last year in getting good shots. Can you guide me to settings? I have read online but hate to miss yet another game of pics,
JA: What's the make/model of your camera? How old is it?
Customer: d7100
JA: What happened right before this popped up? What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: i have read online and have set cH, shutter bw 500 and 4000
JA: Anything else you want the Camera Expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: chose S out of MASP
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Russell A. replied 1 month ago.

Hi,

Set the camera mode dial to S (Shutter Priority, see page 49 in your manual) Mode: Shutter speed 1/250 or 1/500 (using the Command dial) at ISO to 100 - 200 (Page 79 of the manual) for full sunny daylight, Same shutter speeds, but increase ISO to 400 - 800 for early evening sundown with lights, then, 1600 for full night with lights. The setting of the ISO is important since it determines the camera's image sensitivity.

If you do not have the manual handy you can download a PDF copy at the link below:

http://download.nikonimglib.com/archive2/Wt74B00WmPdp01GF7sU080xUqy56/D7100_(En)03.pdf

If you require additional information, please use the Reply to Expert
Tab to contact me. Click the ratings only after our exchange is
complete and you are satisfied.


If you are satisfied that my answer is accurate, please do not forget to rate my answer OK, Good or Excellent.

Thank you