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Nikon D5100 For Dummies

Handbook / ManualPopular Science

Series: For Dummies

By: Julie Adair King

368 pages, colour photos

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Jul 2011 | #195662 | ISBN-13: 9781118118191
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NHBS Price: £21.99 $28/€26 approx

About this book

Eager to take a shot at using the exciting new Nikon D5100? Then this is the introductory book for you. Aimed at first-time DSLR shooters who need a friendly guide on how to use their camera, this straightforward book is packed with full-color images that help demonstrate how to use features of the Nikon D5100. Coverage explores the on-board effects, low-light settings, and automatic HDR shooting. Clear explanations detail the ways in which you can use the new features of the Nikon D5100 to add unique shots to your portfolio while an explanation of photography terms gets you confident and savvy with this fun DSLR camera.


Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Fast Track to Super Snaps 5
Chapter 1: Getting the Lay of the Land 7
Chapter 2: Choosing Basic Picture Settings 37
Chapter 3: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically 67
Chapter 4: Exploring Live View Photography and Movie Making 83

Part II: Working with Picture Files 111
Chapter 5: Playback Mode: Viewing, Erasing, and Protecting Photos 113
Chapter 6: Downloading, Printing, and Sharing Your Photos 143

Part III: Taking Creative Control 179
Chapter 7: Getting Creative with Exposure and Lighting 181
Chapter 8: Manipulating Focus and Color 233
Chapter 9: Putting It All Together 277

Part IV: The Part of Tens 293
Chapter 10: Ten Fun (And Practical) Ways to Manipulate Your Photos 295
Chapter 11: Ten Special-Purpose Features to Explore on a Rainy Day327

Index 343

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Biography

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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