How To Shoot Video On Nikon D3500

If you’re looking to capture high-quality videos with your Nikon d3500, there are a few things to keep in mind. Firstly, make sure to use a good quality lens. The Nikon d3500 has a resolution of 14 megapixels, so a good lens is essential if you want to produce high-quality videos. Secondly, make sure to keep your camera properly stable. If your camera is shaky, it will show up in your videos. Finally, use a good lighting setup to produce the best videos.

Nikon D3500 best video settings for beginners (and the D3400)


Camera Settings for Shooting Video

Nikon d3500 DSLR Camera Settings for Shooting Video

When shooting video with a Nikon d3500 DSLR camera, you’ll want to pay attention to the following camera settings:

Video Resolution: Record at 1080p or 720p resolution to capture smooth and detailed videos.

Frame Rate: Shoot at a frame rate of 30 or 24fps to produce smooth video footage.

ISO: Keep your ISO setting at 100 or 200 to prevent grainy video footage.

Shutter Speed: Aim for a shutter speed of 1/60 to 1/125 seconds to capture smooth, fluid video footage.

White Balance: To get accurate color footage, use the white balance setting to ensure that the video looks natural.

After setting your camera’s settings, be sure to take practice shots to get used to the camera’s shooting environment and shooting style. Then, when you’re ready to shoot your first video, be sure to have fun and shoot what you’re passionate about!

Tips for Shooting Video

When shooting video with your Nikon D3500, there are a few things to keep in mind.

First, always make sure that your camera is properly mounted on your tripod. A shaky or uneven video will not look very good.

Second, it is important to have a good grip on your camera. Keep your hands close to the lens to avoid camera shake.

Third, use a fast shutter speed to reduce motion blur. A slow shutter speed will result in blurry footage.

Fourth, use a Neutral Density Filter to reduce brightness in bright light and brighten light in dark environments.

Fifth, be aware of your camera’s audio levels. Too much background noise can ruin your video.

Sixth, use your camera’s settings to control the amount of light that enters your camera. By adjusting your shutter speed and aperture, you can control the amount of light that is captured in a scene.

Seventh, use your camera’s editing software to create your video masterpiece. By adding music, effects and titles, you can create a professional-looking video that will impress your friends and family.

Shooting Video in Low Light

Shooting video in low light can be a challenge for any camera. The d3500 is no exception. Shooting video in low light may require some adjustments to your shooting habits.

To shoot video in low light, it is important to have a good lighting setup. You will need to use a light modifier or a light stand to help light your subject. You can also use a light modifier to light your camera. The d3500 has a built-in light that is good for most situations. However, if you want to shoot video in low light and use the built-in light, you will need to make sure that the light is shining on your subject and not the camera. You can also use a light modifier to help the camera light your subject.

You will also need to make sure that your camera is set up correctly. You will need to adjust the ISO and the shutter speed. You will also want to adjust the white balance. You can also adjust the brightness and contrast. You will also want to make sure that the focus is set correctly.

You will also need to make sure that your video is shot in the correct format. You will need to convert your video to a format that the d3500 can understand. You can use a video converter to convert your video to a format that the d3500 can understand.

Overall, shooting video in low light can be a challenge. However, with a good lighting setup and correct

Shooting Action Video

If you want to make great video content, whether for your website or for use on social media, there are a few key things to keep in mind.

First, make sure your camera is able to shoot high-quality footage in low light. Many budget cameras are limited in this area, so if you want to make great video content, you’ll need to invest in a better model.

Second, be sure to shoot in a well-lit environment. If you’re shooting video in a dark room, your footage will look grainy and won’t look as professional as it could.

Next, make sure your camera has a good video lens. Unless you’re shooting close-ups or wide shots, you’ll want to invest in a good video lens that will capture clear footage.

And finally, consider shooting video in HD. Not only will this look better onscreen, but it’ll also hold up better in the long run.

Shooting Time Lapse Video

Setting up your camera for time lapse shooting is pretty simple. You’ll want to make sure that you have your camera set to “time lapse” mode, and that your intervalometer is set to the correct interval.

To begin shooting time lapse videos, you’ll want to start by setting your camera up in a spot where you’ll be able to shoot for extended periods of time. I usually shoot in a spot near a window so that I can capture beautiful views throughout the day.

Once you have your camera set up, you’ll want to start shooting by pressing the “record” button on your camera. You’ll then want to adjust your settings so that your video will be shot in time lapse mode. To do this, you’ll need to scroll to the “time lapse” shooting mode on your camera and make sure that it is set to the correct interval.

Once your camera is set up, you’ll just need to wait for your video to be created. You can watch your time lapse videos on your camera, or you can export them to a file and watch them on your computer.

Overall, shooting time lapse videos is a pretty simple process. Just make sure to adjust your settings correctly, and you’ll be ready to start capturing beautiful videos that show the progress of your project over time.

Shooting Video with External Microphones

Shooting video with external microphones is a great way to add a unique and professional touch to your videos. By using an external mic, you can capture much more audio information than you would with your internal microphone. This can give your videos a much richer sound, making them more immersive and interesting to watch.

To shoot video with an external mic, you’ll first need to connect the mic to your camera. You can do this by plugging the mic into the port on the side of the camera or by using a USB cable. Once the mic is connected, you’ll need to configure the camera to use it. This can be done by going to the video settings and clicking on the audio tab. From here, you’ll need to select the mic that you’re using and set the input level.

Now that the mic is configured, you’re ready to start shooting. To start recording, simply press the record button on your camera and start talking. The camera will start recording the audio from the mic and will also start recording any video that you’re shooting. You can also use the video recording function to add additional audio to your videos. By pressing the video record button and selecting the video track that you want to use, you can add external audio to your video. This can help to create a more professional and immersive video experience.


Nikkor’s D3500 is a great beginner DSLR for shooting video. With its lightweight body and easy-to-use controls, you’ll be able to produce great videos with minimal effort.

Author: Eshant

My journey toward photography has been an interesting one. I started with a very basic DSLR camera, and after several years of experimentation with its manual settings, I finally made the jump to single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras. Being a photographer is not just about having a camera or being able to take pictures well. It requires the ability to process information from raw data, which is why I am passionate about learning things and implementing them in real life. Hey! I am Eshant, an 18-year-old student from India who loves blogging and photography. I was born and raised in Haryana India but moved to Chandigarh for education when I was 14 I want to be able to utilize my skills in both online and offline businesses so that's why I'm learning about internet marketing and my goal is to start a blog. I am passionate about learning new things, hence why I love blogging too. Please feel free to contact me via email or twitter if you have any questions!

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