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Nikon D3200 For Dummies

Nikon D3200 For Dummies

Julie Adair King

ISBN: 978-1-118-44680-5 July 2012 400 Pages




A full-color guide to Nikon's exciting new entry-level dSLR

With its large 24.2 megapixel sensor, full HD video recording capability, and wireless options, the Nikon D3200 is very appealing! This full-color guide assumes no prior digital photography or dSLR knowledge and helps you start taking great pictures with your new Nikon right from the beginning. Popular author and photography instructor Julie Adair King shows you how to use all the settings, manage playback options, take control with manual modes, work with video, and edit and share your images. It's like a personal course in beginning dSLR photography.

  • New dSLR users will quickly gain skills and confidence with the step-by-step, colorfully illustrated instructions in this beginner's guide to the Nikon D3200 camera
  • Explains how to use all the new features of the Nikon D3200, including a 24-megapixel sensor, 11 autofocus points, 4 frame-per-second shooting, full HD video capabilities, and a WiFi feature that lets you control the camera remotely or preview images on your smartphone
  • Covers auto and manual modes, playback options, working with exposure and focus, shooting video, editing and sharing photos, troubleshooting, and photography tips
  • Popular author has written more than 15 For Dummies books on Nikon and Canon cameras

Nikon D3200 For Dummies is the easy, full-color, and fun way to start making the most of your new camera right away.

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 47

Chapter 3: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically 77

Chapter 4: Exploring Live View Photography and Movie Making 97

Part II: Working with Picture Files  135

Chapter 5: Playback Mode: Viewing, Erasing, and Protecting Photos 137

Chapter 6: Downloading, Printing, and Sharing Your Photos 171

Part III: Taking Creative Control  211

Chapter 7: Getting Creative with Exposure 213

Chapter 8: Manipulating Focus and Color 259

Chapter 9: Putting It All Together 299

Part IV: The Part of Tens  317

Chapter 10: Ten Fun and Practical Retouch Menu Features 319

Chapter 11: Ten Special-Purpose Features to Explore on a Rainy Day 341

Index  365

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