Nikon 13187 User Guide (en)

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Interval Timer Photography
The camera is equipped to take photographs automatically at preset intervals.
1
Select Interval timer shooting in the 
shooting menu.
Press the 
G button to display the menus. 
Highlight Interval timer shooting in the 
shooting menu and press
2.
2
Choose a starting time.
Chose from the following starting triggers.
• To start shooting immediately, highlight Now 
and press 
2. Shooting begins about 3 s 
after settings are completed; proceed to 
Step 3.
• To choose a starting time, highlight Start time 
and press 
2 to display the start time 
options shown at right.
 
Press 
4 or 2 to 
highlight hours or minutes and press 
1 or 
3 to change. Press 2 to continue.
3
Choose the interval.
Press 
4 or 2 to highlight hours, minutes, or 
seconds; press 
1 or 3 to change. Choose an 
interval longer than the time needed to take 
the number of shots selected in Step 4. If the 
interval is too short, the number of photos 
taken may be less than the total listed in Step 4 (the number of intervals 
multiplied by the number of shots per interval). Press 
2 to continue.
D
Before Shooting
Do not select self-timer (
E), remote (4), or M
UP
 release mode when using the interval timer. 
Before beginning interval timer photography, take a test shot at current settings and view 
the results in the monitor.
Before choosing a starting time, select Time zone and date in the setup menu and make 
sure that the camera clock is set to the correct time and date (
Use of a tripod is recommended. Mount the camera on a tripod before shooting begins. To 
ensure that shooting is not interrupted, be sure the camera EN-EL15 battery is fully charged. 
If in doubt, charge the battery before use or use an EH-5b AC adapter and EP-5B power 
connector (available separately).
G button