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Nikon D5000 For Dummies

Handbook / ManualPopular Science

Series: For Dummies

By: Julie Adair King

352 pages, colour photos

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Jul 2009 | #195661 | ISBN-13: 9780470539699
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NHBS Price: £21.99 $27/€25 approx

About this book

The Nikon D5000 packs a lot of punch into a camera that beginners will love, and now you can pack an equal amount of punch into the digital photographs you take with your new Nikon. Whether you want to understand the D5000's new exposure settings or learn photography basics such as aperture, shutter speed, and downloading photos, this book delivers. - Walks you through the new Nikon D5000's features, including a 12.3 megapixel sensor, 19 auto-exposure modes, and a swivel viewfinder - Shows beginners who may be new to DSLR cameras how to take good digital photographs-from using the right settings for things like sunsets, candelight, or portraits-to downloading to your computer and printing - Demonstrates beginning to advanced techniques with over 200 full-color photos, giving you plenty of great ideas of what you can accomplish - Offers practical tips and ideas from two expert digital photographers and authors

Read a sample chapter below:






Part I: Fast Track to Super Snaps
Chapter 1: Getting the Lay of the Land
Chapter 2: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically
Chapter 3: Controlling Picture Quality and Size
Chapter 4: Monitor Matters: Picture Playback and Live View Shooting

Part II: Taking Creative Control
Chapter 5: Getting Creative with Exposure and Lighting
Chapter 6: Manipulating Focus and Color
Chapter 7: Putting It All Together

Part III: Working with Picture Files
Chapter 8: Downloading, Organizing, and Archiving Your Picture Files
Chapter 9: Printing and Sharing Your Pictures

Part IV: The Part of Tens
Chapter 10: Ten (Or So) Fun and Practical Retouch Menu Features
Chapter 11: Ten Special-Purpose Features to Explore on a Rainy Day


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Julie Adair King has been writing about digital cameras and photography for more than a decade. She is the author of several books on various Nikon and Canon cameras as well as "Digital Photography For Dummies", and she teaches beginning digital photographers at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre.

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