Nikon COOLPIX 5200 User Manual (en)

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The self-timer lamp on the front of the camera will blink until one second be-
fore the picture is taken, staying lit during the final second to warn that the
shutter is about to be released.
Selecting Self-Timer While Using 
Manual Option
When  AF area mode (
91) is set to 
Manual (
93) and focus area selection
guide is displayed in the monitor, press 
 to hide focus area selection guide and press
 (
) to use the self-timer.
Stopping the Self-Timer
To stop the self-timer before picture is taken, press the shutter-release button twice for
a ten-seconds delay, or once for a three-seconds delay.
The Self-Timer
• When using the self-timer, mount the camera on a tripod (recommended) or rest it on a flat, level
surface.
• The self-timer is not available in some assist modes (
27 - 33) or scene modes (
34 - 39).
• When shooting pictures using the self-timer, 
Continuous
5 shot buffer
Multi-
shot 16BSS and Auto bracketing are not available. 
Continuous
5 shot buffer or
Multi-shot 16 is automatically set to 
Single.
• When BSS or Auto bracketing is set, the setting will be automatically OFF while the self-timer
is ON.
Press once for 10s delay
Press twice for 3s delay
Start
1s remaining
Shutter released
Stays lit
Blinks