David Busch's Nikon D3200 Guide to Digital SLR Photography [NOOK Book]

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DAVID BUSCH'S NIKON D3200 GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY is your onestop resource and reference for the Nikon D3200, the latest entrylevel DSLR in the Nikon product line, featuring a 16.2 megapixel sensor, full HDTV video, and ISO up to 12,800. With this book in hand, you will explore the world of digital photography, learn to exercise your creativity, and take great photographs with the Nikon D3200. With clear howto steps and fullcolor illustrations, DAVID BUSCH'S NIKON D3200 GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY ...

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David Busch's Nikon D3200 Guide to Digital SLR Photography

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Overview

DAVID BUSCH'S NIKON D3200 GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY is your onestop resource and reference for the Nikon D3200, the latest entrylevel DSLR in the Nikon product line, featuring a 16.2 megapixel sensor, full HDTV video, and ISO up to 12,800. With this book in hand, you will explore the world of digital photography, learn to exercise your creativity, and take great photographs with the Nikon D3200. With clear howto steps and fullcolor illustrations, DAVID BUSCH'S NIKON D3200 GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY covers all the features of this powerful camera in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lenses, lighting, and more, and relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. Also included is the handy Nikon D3200 "road map," an easytouse visual guide to the camera's features and controls. With David Busch as your guide, you'll be in full creative control, whether you're shooting on the job, as an advanced hobbyist, or are just out for fun. Start building your knowledge, creativity, and confidence with the NIKON D3200 today.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781285171319
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 7/25/2012
  • Sold by: CENGAGE LEARNING
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 185,613
  • File size: 13 MB
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Meet the Author

With more than a million books in print, David D. Busch is the world's #1 selling digital camera guide author, and the originator of popular digital photography series like David Busch's Pro Secrets and David Busch's Quick Snap Guides. He has written more than a dozen hugely successful guidebooks for Sony and Sony Digital models, as well as many popular books devoted to dSLRs, including Mastering Digital Photography, Second Edition, and Digital Pro Secrets. As a roving photojournalist for more than twenty years, he illustrated his books, magazine articles, and newspaper reports with award-winning images. He's operated his own commercial studio, suffocated in formal dress while shooting weddings-for-hire, and shot sports for a daily newspaper and upstate New York college. His photos and articles have appeared in Popular Photography & Imaging, The Rangefinder, The Professional Photographer, and hundreds of other publications. He's also reviewed dozens of digital cameras for CNet and Computer Shopper, and his advice has been featured in National Public Radio's All Tech Considered. When About.com named its top five books on Beginning Digital Photography, debuting at the #1 and #2 slots were Busch's Digital Photography All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies and Mastering Digital Photography. During the past year, he's had as many as five of his books listed in the Top 20 of Amazon.com's Digital Photography Bestseller list—simultaneously! Busch's 120-plus other books published since 1983 include bestsellers like David Busch's Quick Snap Guide to Digital Lenses. Visit his website at http://www.dslrguides.com.

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Table of Contents

Introduction. 1 QUICK TOUR: SHOOTING YOUR FIRST NIKON D3200 PICTURE. Selecting Shooting Mode. Focusing. Taking the Picture. Depth of Field Preview. Releasing the Shutter. Using the Self-Timer. Using Sequence Shooting. Reviewing the Image. Trashing the Duds. Transferring Images to Your Computer. Choosing an Image Format. 2. THE NIKON D3200 ROADMAP. Front of the Camera Controls (picture + callouts). Back of the Camera Controls (picture + callouts). Top of the Camera Controls (picture + callouts). Viewfinder Display (picture + callouts). LCD Display. View and Playback Images. Activating the Onboard Flash. Basic Control Layout. Exposure Modes. Focus Modes. Shooting Modes. 3. SETTING UP YOUR NIKON D3200. The Setup Menu. Date, Time, and Language. Setting LCD Brightness. Specifying Image Quality. Setting Autofocus Options. Choosing Drive Mode. Using Custom Settings Banks. Setting Your Viewfinder's Diopter Adjustment. Resetting the Camera. Updating Your Firmware. 4. SHOOTING BASICS. Metering Modes. Metering Techniques. Interpreting Histograms. Adjusting Exposures with EV. Bracketing Exposures and other Parameters. ISO Sensitivity. Setting White Balance. Working with High Speed Continuous Shooting Modes. Focus Modes. Image Parameters. 5. PHOTOGRAPHY WITH YOUR NIKON D3200. Understanding Exposure. ISO and Noise Control. Using Apertures. Controlling Depth of Field. Motion and Shutter Speed. 6. ADVANCED SHOOTING AND MOVIE MAKING. Shooting Full HDTV D-Movies. Editing Movies. Enhancing Sound. Capturing Continuous Sequences. Freezing Action. 7. WORKING WITH LENSES. Nikon lenses. Third-Party lenses. Lens compatibility. Using Zooms. Working with Prime Lenses. Applying the Lens Crop Factor to Your Pictures. Using a Wide-Angle Lens. Using Telephoto Lenses. Using Normal Lenses. Using Macro Lenses. Cool Special Features. Extending the Range of Any Lens with a Converter. Working with Autofocus. 8. WORKING WITH LIGHT. Nikon D3200 Flash Basics. The Built-In Flash. Flash Modes. Using Manual Flash. Flash Exposure Compensation. External Flash Units. Nikon Flash. Third Party Flash. Using Studio Flash. Using Modeling Lights. Conquering Available Light. Incandescent Lighting Dealing with Fluorescents Infrared and UV. 9. DOWNLOADING AND EDITING. Software Utilities. Nikon Software. Third Party Software. Noise Reduction Software. RAW converters. 10. TROUBLESHOOTING YOUR NIKON D3200. Charging and Maintaining Batteries. Battery Life. Using Alternate Power Sources. Checking your Internal Clock Battery. Cleaning the CCD. Troubleshooting. Glossary. Index.

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