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Nikon D600 Digital Field Guide

ISBN: 978-1-118-50930-2
320 pages
February 2013
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Everything you need to know to take amazing photos with your Nikon D600

This full-color, portable guide goes beyond the owner's manual to deliver clear, succinct descriptions of how the Nikon D600's features and functions work. Perfectly sized to fit in your camera bag, this portable guide offers professional advice on everything from composing a variety of shots to choosing lenses and downloading photos. Veteran author J. Dennis Thomas clearly explains how to get the exact shots you want, when you want them, and shares beautiful color photos from his own collection.

  • Features step-by-step instructions and full-color images of each menu screen
  • Teaches you how to adjust white balance, autofocus, exposure, and choose lenses, and when and why to use each of those settings
  • Covers the essentials of lighting, composition, and exposure
  • Includes a bonus gray and color checker card that allows new DSLR owners to capture perfect color in any environment.

Packed with amazing examples, Nikon D600 Digital Field Guide helps you master all the menus, modes and controls of this feature-filled dSLR, and 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

Introduction xxv

CHAPTER 1 Exploring the Nikon D600 1

CHAPTER 2 Nikon D600 Essentials 31

CHAPTER 3 Setting up the Nikon D600 75

CHAPTER 4 Selecting and Using Lenses with the Nikon D600 147

CHAPTER 5 Controlling Exposure 173

CHAPTER 6 Working with Light 193

CHAPTER 7 Working with Live View and Video 213

CHAPTER 8 Advanced Topics 233

APPENDIX A General Composition Tips 256

APPENDIX B Accessories 260

APPENDIX C How to Use the Gray Card and Color Checker 266

Glossary 268

Index 275

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Author Information

J. Dennis Thomas is a freelance photographer with nearly 25 years of experience behind the lenses of Nikon cameras. He has written more than a dozen successful Nikon Digital Field Guides. His work has also appeared in Rolling Stone, SPIN, Elle, Ebony, W, and Digital Photo Magazine.

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