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Nikon D40 / D40x Digital Field Guide

ISBN: 978-0-470-17148-6
256 pages
September 2007
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Description

Nikon D40/D40x Digital Field Guide is filled with everything you need to know in order to take amazing photographs using your Nikon D40 or Nikon D40x. This full-color portable guide walks you through the essential controls, features, and functions of your Nikon D40 or D40x digital SLR using step-by-step instructions and full-color images of each menu screen. This robust guide not only shows you how to adjust white balance, autofocus, exposure, and choose lenses, it also teaches you when and why you should adjust each of these key settings. The Nikon D40/D40x Digital Field Guide goes beyond camera settings to offer you a refresher guide to the principles of digital photography, covering the essentials of lighting, composition, and exposure. Filled with amazing examples, this book also presents you with a variety of tips and tricks to capturing portraits, candids, sports, travel, macro photography, and much more.
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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Quick Tour: Shooting Your First D40/D40x Picture.

Part I: Using the Nikon D40/D40x.

Chapter 1: Exploring the Nikon D40/D40x.

Chapter 2: Nikon D40/D40x Essentials.

Chapter 3: Setting Up Nikon D40/D40x.

Part II: Creating Great Photos with the Nikon D40/D40x.

Chapter 4: Exposure Essentials.

Chapter 5: All About Lenses.

Chapter 6: Working with Light.

Chapter 7: Photo Subjects.

Chapter 8: Downloading and Editing Images.

Appendix: Troubleshooting.

Glossary.

Index.

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Author Information

David D. Busch has operated a commercial photo studio, shot sports for a newspaper, and spent more than twenty years as a roving photojournalist. He has shared his experience in more than 90 books, including the bestselling Nikon D80 Digital Field Guide, Digital Travel Photography Digital Field Guide, and Digital SLR Cameras and Photography For Dummies, all from Wiley.
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