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Nikon D60 Digital Field Guide

Nikon D60 Digital Field Guide

J. Dennis Thomas

ISBN: 978-0-470-38312-4

Jul 2008

272 pages

Select type: Paperback


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As an introductory level digital SLR, the Nikon D60 offers one-button simplicity using the Auto function or countless options using the more complex manual controls. Nikon D60 Digital Field Guide is filled with everything you need to know to capture amazing photographs using your Nikon 60. Starting with a Quick Tour, which will help you use your Nikon D60 straight out of the box, this book will help you graduate from using the Auto function in every situation to using the more complex manual controls with confidence.

This full-color portable guide walks you through the essential controls, features, and functions of the Nikon D60 digital SLR using step-by-step instructions and full-color images of each menu screen. This robust guide not only shows you how to adjust white balance, autofocus, exposure, and choose lenses, it also teaches you when and why you should adjust each of these key settings. Additionally, the Nikon D60 Digital Field Guide goes beyond camera settings to offer you a refresher guide to the principles of digital photography, covering the essentials of lighting, composition, and exposure. Filled with amazing examples of actual Nikon D60 photography6, this book also presents a variety of tips and tricks to capturing portraits, candids, sports, travel, macro photography, and much more.


Quick Tour.

Part I: Using the Nikon D60.

Chapter 1: Exploring the Nikon D60.

Chapter 2: Nikon D60 Essentials.

Chapter 3: Setting up the Nikon D60.

Part II: Capturing Great Images with the Nikon D60.

Chapter 4: Essential Photography Concepts.

Chapter 5: Selecting and Using Lenses.

Chapter 6: Working with Light.

Chapter 7: Real World Applications.

Chapter 8: Viewing, Downloading, and the Retouch Menu.

Part III: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Accessories.

Appendix B: Online Resources.