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Nikon D3300 For Dummies

Nikon D3300 For Dummies

Julie Adair King

ISBN: 978-1-118-20497-9

May 2014

320 pages

In Stock

$29.99

Description

Take your best shot with your new Nikon D3300

Congratulations on your new Nikon D3300 DSLR! You probably want to get shooting right away, but first you need to know some basics about the controls and functions. Nikon D3300 For Dummies is your ultimate guide to your new camera, packed with everything you need to know to start taking beautiful photographs right out of the gate. Author Julie Adair King draws on a decade of experience in photography instruction, specifically Nikon and Canon, to walk you through the basics and get you started off on the right foot.

Your new Nikon D3300 offers full control over exposure settings, but it also includes pre-sets and auto mode options for beginners. Nikon D3300 For Dummies guides you through the specifics of each setting, and teaches you how to determine what controls work best in a given situation. Written specifically for the Nikon D3300, the book discusses only the controls and capabilities available on your model, and shows you where to find them and how to use them. Topics include:

  • Shooting in auto mode, playback options, and basic troubleshooting
  • Working with light, focus, and color, and conquering video mode
  • Picture organization, including file transfer and sharing
  • Tips on photo editing and select features

This full-color book includes a variety of photos that demonstrate the effects of different settings, allowing you to develop an eye for matching controls to situations. If you want to get the most out of your new DSLR, Nikon D3300 For Dummies is the best, most complete guide on the market.

Introduction 1

Part I: Fast Track to Super Snaps 5

Chapter 1: Getting Up and Running 7

Chapter 2: Reviewing Five Essential Picture-Taking Options 37

Chapter 3: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically 67

Part II: Taking Creative Control 81

Chapter 4: Taking Charge of Exposure 83

Chapter 5: Controlling Focus and Depth of Field 113

Chapter 6: Mastering Color Controls 141

Part III: Scene Guides, Movie-Recording Tips, and More 157

Chapter 7: Putting It All Together 159

Chapter 8: Shooting, Viewing, and Trimming Movies 175

Chapter 9: Playback Mode: Viewing Your Photos 199

Chapter 10: Working with Picture and Movie Files 225

Part IV: The Part of Tens 255

Chapter 11: Ten Fun (And Practical) Ways to Manipulate Your Photos 257

Chapter 12: Ten Special-Purpose Features to Explore on a Rainy Day 283

Index 293

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