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David Busch's Nikon D5100 Guide to Digital SLR Photography


By: David Busch

400 pages, colour photos

Cengage Learning

Paperback | Aug 2011 | #195519 | ISBN-13: 9781435460850
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NHBS Price: £20.99 $26/€24 approx

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The Nikon D5100 is the most advanced entry-level camera that Nikon has ever introduced. It boasts 16.2 megapixels of resolution, sophisticated full HD movie-making capabilities, and blazing fast automatic focus. As the owner of a Nikon D5100, you demand the ability to take outstanding pictures with your new camera. "David Busch's Nikon D5100 Guide To Digital SLR Photography" shows you how, when, and why to use all the cool features, controls, and functions of the Nikon D5100 to take great photographs. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply file formats, resolution, aperture/priority exposure, and other automatic exposure features. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you'll quickly learn how to use the Nikon D5100, and use it like a pro.



1. Quick Tour: Shooting Your First Nikon D5100 Picture
2. The Nikon D5100 Roadmap
3. Setting Up Your Nikon D5100
4. Shooting Basics
5. Photography with your Nikon D5100
6. Advanced Shooting and Movie Making
7. Working with Lenses
8. Working with Light
9. Downloading and Editing
10. Troubleshooting Your Nikon D5100


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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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