Nikon D5000 For Dummies

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Overview

Full-color guide to everything you need to get the most out of your Nikon D5000!

The Nikon D5000 packs a lot of punch into a camera that beginners will love, and now you can pack an equal amount of punch into the digital photographs you take with your new Nikon. Whether you want to understand the D5000's new exposure settings or learn photography basics such as aperture, shutter speed, and downloading photos, this book delivers.

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Overview

Full-color guide to everything you need to get the most out of your Nikon D5000!

The Nikon D5000 packs a lot of punch into a camera that beginners will love, and now you can pack an equal amount of punch into the digital photographs you take with your new Nikon. Whether you want to understand the D5000's new exposure settings or learn photography basics such as aperture, shutter speed, and downloading photos, this book delivers.

  • Walks you through the new Nikon D5000's features, including a 12.3 megapixel sensor, 19 auto-exposure modes, and a swivel viewfinder
  • Shows beginners who may be new to DSLR cameras how to take good digital photographs-from using the right settings for things like sunsets, candelight, or portraits-to downloading to your computer and printing
  • Demonstrates beginning to advanced techniques with over 200 full-color photos, giving you plenty of great ideas of what you can accomplish
  • Offers practical tips and ideas from two expert digital photographers and authors

Don't be intimidated by your new digital camera! This friendly For Dummies guide will get you up and running in no time.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470539699
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/14/2009
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 579,279
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Julie Adair King is the author of all editions of Digital Photography For Dummies as well as other guides covering the Nikon D40/D40x, D60, and D90 cameras. Doug Sahlin is the author of Digital Photography Workbook For Dummies and Building Web Sites All-in-One For Dummies.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Fast Track to Super Snaps.

Chapter 1: Getting the Lay of the Land.

Chapter 2: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically.

Chapter 3: Controlling Picture Quality and Size.

Chapter 4: Monitor Matters: Picture Playback and Live ViewShooting.

Part II: Taking Creative Control.

Chapter 5: Getting Creative with Exposure and Lighting.

Chapter 6: Manipulating Focus and Color.

Chapter 7: Putting It All Together.

Part III: Working with Picture Files.

Chapter 8: Downloading, Organizing, and Archiving Your PictureFiles.

Chapter 9: Printing and Sharing Your Pictures.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 10: Ten (Or So) Fun and Practical Retouch MenuFeatures.

Chapter 11: Ten Special-Purpose Features to Explore on a RainyDay.

Index.

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