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About This  Manual

Thank you for your purchase of a Nikon D1

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 digital camera.  This manual is designed

to improve your enjoyment of this advanced single-lens reflex (SLR) digital camera.
As you read through it, you will find explanations not only of how the camera works,
but of how certain features can be used to take photographs in a variety of situa-
tions.  The manual is divided into the following sections:

• Getting Started ..............................................................................

pp. 1–18

The “Getting Started” section describes the symbols and conventions used in
this manual and provides a guide to the names and functions of camera controls
and icons.

• Tutorial ............................................................................................

pp. 19–50

This section provides sufficient information to master simple “point-and-shoot”
photography.  After reading this section, you should know enough about your
camera to enjoy the simplicity and immediacy of digital photography.

• Reference ........................................................................................

pp. 51–154

Like the tutorial, the reference section covers the steps involved in shooting and
playback in the order most commonly followed when taking photographs, but
covers these topics in greater depth.  Taking playback one step fur ther, it also
describes how to view photographs on a computer or television.

• Custom Settings and Other Menus ..........................................

pp. 155–191

This section details custom settings and provides an index to camera menus.

• Technical Notes .............................................................................

pp. 193–223

Refer to this section for information on optional accessories, camera care, trouble-
shooting, and specifications.