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Nikon 1 J1/V1 For Dummies

Nikon 1 J1/V1 For Dummies

Julie Adair King

ISBN: 978-1-118-29947-0

May 2012

320 pages

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Master Nikon's first mirrorless camera with this full-color guide

The Nikon 1 is a revolutionary new pocket-size camera line that packs the power of a digital SLR into a smaller body. This easy-to-follow guide covers both the J1 and V1 models, showing you all the modes and capabilities of each and how to use them. Illustrated with full-color images to show what you can achieve, it explores all the controls, different lenses, auto and video shooting modes, and how you can take creative control of your photos.

It also teaches you which format to use, how to organize and manage your images, and how to get super shots of people, landscapes, action, and more.

  • This guide by leading photography instructor Julie Adair King provides a complete introduction to using the new Nikon 1 J1 and V1 models
  • Covers all the camera controls and how to use them, lenses, auto and video modes, and how to take control of exposure, color, and lighting
  • Explains how to get images from the camera to the computer, manage your photo files, and make basic edits
  • Full-color illustrations show the great effects you can achieve

Nikon 1 J1/V1 For Dummieshelps you get the most from Nikon's new mirrorless camera.

Introduction 1

Part I: Fast Track to Super Snaps 5

Chapter 1: Getting the Lay of the Land 7

Chapter 2: Choosing Basic Picture Settings 31

Chapter 3: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically 57

Chapter 4: Shooting Digital Movies and Motion Snapshots 81

Part II: Working with Picture Files 103

Chapter 5: Playback Tricks: Viewing Your Photos and More 105

Chapter 6: Downloading, Printing, and Sharing Your Photos 137

Part III: Taking Creative Control 169

Chapter 7: Getting Creative with Exposure and Lighting 171

Chapter 8: Manipulating Focus and Color 213

Chapter 9: Putting It All Together 245

Part IV: The Part of Tens 261

Chapter 10: Top Ten Maintenance and Emergency Care Tips 263

Chapter 11: Ten Special-Purpose Features to Explore on a Rainy Day 273

Index 291

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