01. Mount the unit on the accessory shoe.
See the manual
provided with the unit for details.
02. Turn on the camera and flash unit.
The flash will
begin charging; the flash-ready indicator (
) will be displayed in the viewfinder when charging
03. Adjust flash settings.
Choose the flash mode and flash
When an SB-5000, SB-500, SB-400, or SB-300
is mounted on the camera, the flash control mode, flash level, and other flash settings
can be adjusted using the Flash control > Flash control
mode item in the photo shooting menu. The options available vary with the
flash used, while the options displayed under Flash control mode
vary with the mode selected. Settings for other flash units can only be adjusted using
flash unit controls.
Choosing a Flash Mode
To choose the flash mode press the
button and rotate the main command dial until the
desired flash mode is selected in the control panel:
The camera supports the following flash modes:
1. Front-curtain sync
2. Red-eye reduction
3. Red-eye reduction with slow sync
4. Slow sync
5. Rear-curtain sync
6. Flash off
04. Adjust shutter speed and aperture.
05. Take pictures.