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David Busch's Nikon D5000 Guide to Digital SLR Photography


By: David Busch

379 pages, colour photos

Cengage Learning

Paperback | Jul 2009 | #195510 | ISBN-13: 9781435454972
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NHBS Price: £20.99 $26/€23 approx

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Welcome to the D5000, the most advanced upper-entry-level digital SLR camera that Nikon has ever introduced. "David Busch's Nikon D5000 Guide to Digital SLR Photography" shows you how to maximize your camera's robust feature set, including 12 megapixel resolution, 13 versatile new Scene modes, blazing-fast automatic focus, the real-time preview system Live View, and even HDTV movie-making capabilities. You'll learn how, when, and, most importantly, why to use each of the cool features and functions of your camera to take eye-popping photographs. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply the Nikon D5000's exposure modes, focus controls, and electronic flash options. You'll also find loads of helpful information and tips on choosing lenses, flash units, and software products to use with your new camera. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you'll quickly learn how to use your Nikon D5000, and use it like a pro.



Chapter 1: Getting Started with Your Nikon D5000
Chapter 2: The Nikon D5000 Roadmap
Chapter 3: Setting Up Your Nikon D5000
Chapter 4: Fine-Tuning Exposure
Chapter 5: Advanced Shooting Tips for Your Nikon D5000
Chapter 6: Working with Lenses
Chapter 7: Making Light Work for You
Chapter 8: Useful Software for the Nikon D5000
Chapter 9: Nikon D5000: Troubleshooting and Prevention


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With more than a million books in print, David D. Busch is the world's #1 selling digital camera guide author and the originator of popular digital photography series like "David Busch's Pro Secrets" and "David Busch's Quick Snap Guides". He has written more than a dozen hugely successful guidebooks for Sony and Sony Digital models, as well as many popular books devoted to dSLRs, including "Mastering Digital Photography" second edition, and "Digital Pro Secrets". As a roving photojournalist for more than 20 years, he illustrated his books, magazine articles, and newspaper reports with award-winning images. He's operated his own commercial studio, suffocated in formal dress while shooting weddings-for-hire, and shot sports for a daily newspaper and upstate New York college. His photos and articles have appeared in "Popular Photography & Imaging", "The Rangefinder", "The Professional Photographer", and hundreds of other publications. He has also reviewed dozens of digital cameras for CNet and Computer Shopper, and his advice has been featured in National Public Radio's "All Tech Considered". When named its top five books on Beginning Digital Photography, debuting at the #1 and #2 slots were "Busch's Digital Photography All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies" and "Mastering Digital Photography". During the past year, he has had as many as five of his books listed in the Top 20 of's Digital Photography Bestseller list--simultaneously! Busch's 120-plus other books published since 1983 include bestsellers like "David Busch's Quick Snap Guide to Digital Lenses".

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