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    Help, i photo or ViewNX2

    Hi again, I normally use iPhoto on my MAC with my previous little P&S now I have this new Nikon d5100 which has a software disc for ViewNX 2. Is there much difference in the two programs? or do I just carry on using iPhoto?
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    Is this lens compatible

    Can anybody tell me if this lens is compatible with a D5100, and is it any good? I searched for Nikon lenses and this was among the results. Opteka 650-2600mm High Definition Telephoto Lens for: Electronics
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    Trying to understand Optical Lenses

    Me again Hi, Now remember this is a beginners forum so here goes. Why is it when you look through an optical lens things look smaller and further away than with the naked eye? until you zoom in. Its like looking through the wrong end of a telescope. Peatstack.
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    focal length.

    How do I get the maximum lens zoom on my Nikon d5100 has it anything to do with focal length?
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    How do I save a zoomed in image.

    I own a new Nikon D5100 and I have been trying to find a way to save an image that I have zoomed in on, on my monitor screen. Any one got any Ideas? On my old Nikon Point and shoot it's simple you just zoom in on the image press menu and save as viewed. My new all singing all dancing D5100 won't...
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    This is better

    Hi everybody, Just joined the forum and also just bought a Nikon D5100 :confused:and I have been trying to get some info in the "experts" forums :blushing:feeling very nubee there. So hope I'm among some complete beginners here. Speak Soon Peatstack.
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    Zoom lens

    I'm confused about zoom lenses, I have a new d5100 with an 18-55 lens and a 70-300 lens but not impressed with the zoom capability. I have a small Nikon COOLPIX S9100 that seems a lot more capable of zooming in on shots than these bigger lenses. I have the opportunity to photograph eagles and...
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    Just to say Hi there from the outer Hebrides and my first question is?

    Hi all, Just joined the forum as I have also just received my D5100 this morning and have been testing it out. How ever I'm a complete beginner with an SLR and will be posting a few questions. First is do you have a beginners forum looked but couldn't see one. The second Q is on my old digi...