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Nikon D800 & D800E Digital Field Guide

ISBN: 978-1-118-16914-8
304 pages
June 2012
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Professional advice on everything you need to know about the new Nikon D800 dSLR camera

Packed with everything you want and need to know in order to take amazing photos using your new Nikon D800 camera, this portable and full-color guide walks you through the controls, features, and functions of the D800 using step-by-step instructions and helpful examples. Veteran author J. Dennis Thomas shares full-color images of each menu screen and explains how to adjust white balance, autofocus, and exposure as well as how to choose lenses and adjust settings.

The handy trim size allows this guide to go where you go, giving you easy access to information quickly so you can get the exact shot you want when you want it.

  • Offers a refresher guide to the basic principles of digital photography
  • Explains how to use all of the Nikon D800s menus, controls, and functions, so you can get the shot you want
  • Features valuable insight from a successful professional photographer for capturing unique and memorable portrait, candid, action, travel, sports, and other shots
  • Provides step-by-step explanations on techniques and tips, all aimed at getting you comfortable and confident with your camera

Nikon D800 Digital Field Guide takes you beyond the basic manual and the standard settings so you can see what your camera can really do!

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Introduction xix

CHAPTER 1 Exploring the Nikon D800 1

CHAPTER 2 Nikon D800 Essentials 33

CHAPTER 3 Setting up the Nikon D800 65

CHAPTER 4 Selecting and Using Lenses with the Nikon D800 137

CHAPTER 5 Working with Light 157

CHAPTER 6 Working with Live View and Video 175

CHAPTER 7 Event Photography 191

CHAPTER 8 Landscape and Nature Photography 203

CHAPTER 9 Portrait Photography 211

CHAPTER 10 Product Photography 221

CHAPTER 11 Stock Photography 231

APPENDIX A Essential Photography Concepts 241

APPENDIX B Accessories 253

APPENDIX C How to Use the Gray Card and Color Checker 259

Glossary 261

Index 269

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J. Dennis Thomas is a professional photographer, author, and musician based in Austin, TX. He has nearly 25 years of experience behind Nikon cameras. His clients include Rolling Stone, SPIN, and the New York Daily News. He is represented by Corbis Images and his photos have appeared in People, Us Weekly, W, Elle, Ebony, and many more publications.
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