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Like previous "For Dummies" books on Nikon cameras, this book assumes no prior dSLR experience as it helps readers take control of their camera. Parts include: Fast Track to Super Snaps - a tour of the camera body, shooting in auto mode, working with file size and quality, and using the viewscree to set up, shoot, and review photos. Taking Creative Control - a hands-on how to on shifting out of automatic mode and using the camera's lighting, exposure, focus, and color features. Working With Picture Files - covers the important steps of getting photos from the camera to a PC, developing a…mehr

Produktbeschreibung

Like previous "For Dummies" books on Nikon cameras, this book assumes no prior dSLR experience as it helps readers take control of their camera. Parts include: Fast Track to Super Snaps - a tour of the camera body, shooting in auto mode, working with file size and quality, and using the viewscreen to set up, shoot, and review photos. Taking Creative Control - a hands-on how to on shifting out of automatic mode and using the camera's lighting, exposure, focus, and color features. Working With Picture Files - covers the important steps of getting photos from the camera to a PC, developing an effective file system, and sharing photos via print, online, or other means. The Part of Tens - the traditional closer of all "For Dummies" titles, author Julie King offers photo retouching tips and unique features of the camera to apply to certain shooting situations.

Professional photography advice for D3000 beginners

The Nikon D3000 is Nikon's new entry-level camera. With theD3000, you get all the features of Nikon's older cameras along withan updated battery, larger monitor, and improved focus features. Inaddition, the D3000 also offers simpler menus to help first-timeDSLR users.

Assuming no prior dSLR knowledge, veteran author Julie AdairKing offers you a tour of the camera body, a hands-on how-to on allthe features of the D3000, and a step-by-step walkthrough of how toget the photos you want.
* Explains shooting in auto mode, reviews the new video option,and covers working with file size and quality
* Walks you through shifting out of automatic mode and using theD3000's lighting, exposure, focus, and color features
* Demonstrates getting photos from your camera to your PC,developing an effective file system, and sharing photos via print,online, or other ways

Packed with useful tips, this helpful guide encourages you totake control of your camera.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: HUNGRY MINDS
  • Seitenzahl: 324
  • 2009
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 229mm x 192mm x 18mm
  • Gewicht: 767g
  • ISBN-13: 9780470578940
  • ISBN-10: 0470578947
  • Best.Nr.: 27007130

Autorenporträt

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.

Inhaltsangabe

Introduction.

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 PictureFiles.

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 RainyDay.

Index.