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Nikon D3000 For Dummies

Handbook / ManualPopular Science

Series: For Dummies

By: Julie Adair King

336 pages, colour photos

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Nov 2009 | #195660 | ISBN-13: 9780470578940
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NHBS Price: £21.99 $29/€25 approx

About this book

The Nikon D3000 is Nikon's new entry-level camera. With the D3000, you get all the features of Nikon's older cameras along with an updated battery, larger monitor, and improved focus features. In addition, the D3000 also offers simpler menus to help first-time dSLR users.

Assuming no prior dSLR knowledge, veteran author Julie Adair King offers you a tour of the camera body, a hands-on how-to on all the features of the D3000, and a step-by-step walkthrough of how to get the photos you want.



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: Reviewing Your Photos

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 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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