Nikon D330018-55VR User Manual (en)

110 P, S, A, and M Modes
Long Time-Exposures (M Mode Only)
Select the following shutter speeds for 
long time-exposures of moving lights, 
the stars, night scenery, or fireworks.
• Bulb (
A): The shutter remains open 
while the shutter-release button is 
pressed all the way down. To prevent 
blur, use a tripod or an optional 
wireless remote controller (
0 308) or 
remote cord (
• Time (
&): Start the exposure using the shutter-release button 
on the camera or on an optional remote control, remote cord, 
or wireless remote controller. The shutter remains open for 
thirty minutes or until the button is pressed a second time.
Before proceeding, mount the camera on a tripod or place it on 
a stable, level surface. To prevent light entering via the 
viewfinder from appearing in the photograph or interfering with 
exposure, we recommend that you cover the viewfinder with 
your hand or other objects such as an optional eyepiece cap 
0 307) before taking pictures without your eye to the 
viewfinder (
0 73). To prevent loss of power before the exposure 
is complete, use a fully charged battery. Note that noise (bright 
spots, randomly-spaced bright pixels, or fog) may be present in 
long exposures; before shooting, choose On for Noise 
 in the shooting menu (
Length of exposure: 35 s
Aperture: f/25