Nikon D7000 Experience - The Still Photographer's Guide to Operation and Image Creation with the Nikon D7000 [NOOK Book]

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Nikon D7000 Experience - The Still Photographer's Guide to Operation and Image Creation is an eBook user's guide and tutorial for the new Nikon D7000.

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Learn to use your D7000, quickly and competently, to create the types of ...
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Nikon D7000 Experience - The Still Photographer's Guide to Operation and Image Creation with the Nikon D7000

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Overview

Nikon D7000 Experience - The Still Photographer's Guide to Operation and Image Creation is an eBook user's guide and tutorial for the new Nikon D7000.

Read this e-book on any device including your Nook, PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone, Android, or BlackBerry with free Nook Reading Apps available at BN.com.

Learn to use your D7000, quickly and competently, to create the types of images you want to capture. The Nikon D7000 is an advanced and highly customizable tool, and this guide explains how to start to use it to its full potential. It will help you begin to take control of your camera, the image taking process, and the photos you create.

This instant download Nikon D7000 book is for those who wish to get more out of their camera and to go beyond Auto and Program modes and shoot in A mode and S mode. To get you started, it includes explanations and recommended settings for every Playback, Shooting, and Setup Menu option, every Custom Setting, and all Movie Mode Menu settings of the D7000. It covers basic dSLR camera functions and exposure concepts for those new to digital SLR photography, and explains more advanced camera controls and operation, such as using the various metering modes and exposure compensation for correct exposure of every image, controlling autofocus modes and focus points for sharp focus of still or moving subjects, and utilizing dramatic depth of field for professional looking photographs. This guide cuts through all the information thrown at you in the manual and focuses on essential settings and information to help you get out there shooting in the real world.

View a preview of the eBook here:
http://www.dojoklo.com/writing/Nikon_D7000_Experience-Preview.pdf

Nikon D7000 Experience does not only cover the various settings, functions and controls of the Nikon D7000, but it also explains when and why to use them for your photography. Note that it focuses on still-photography with a brief introduction to video menus and settings to get you up and running. Sections include:

-Setting Up Your D7000 - All of the Custom Settings and Playback, Shooting, and Setup Menu settings, including Movie Mode menus, with brief descriptions and recommended settings for practical, everyday use. Set up and customize the advanced features of your dSLR to work best for the way you photograph.

-Aperture Priority Mode (A) and Shutter Priority Mode (S) - How and when to use them to create dramatic depth of field or to freeze or express motion.

-Auto Focusing Modes and Area Modes and Release (Drive) Modes - How they differ, how and when to use them to capture sharp images of both still and moving subjects. Also how and when to use focus lock.

-Exposure Metering Modes of the Nikon D7000 - How they differ, how and when to use them for correct exposures in every situation. Plus how to make use of exposure lock.

-Histograms, Exposure Compensation, Bracketing, and White Balance - Understanding and using these features for adjusting to the proper exposure in challenging lighting situations and setting custom white balance.

-Composition - Brief tips, techniques, and explanations, including the creative use of depth of field.

-The Image Taking Process - A descriptive tutorial for using the settings and controls you just learned to take photos.

-Photography Accessories - The most useful accessories for day-to-day and travel photography.

-Introduction to Video Settings - Basic settings to get you started.

This digital guide to the Nikon D7000 is a 77 page (in the original PDF format) illustrated e-book that builds upon the information found in the D7000 manual, to help one begin to master their dSLR and learn to use the Nikon D7000 to its full capabilities. It is packed with helpful information applicable to the new and intermediate dSLR photographer - to begin to turn you into an advanced digital photographer.

What Readers are Saying about Nikon D7000 Experience:

This book, together with the manual that came with your camera, is all you need to start discovering the full potential of the D7000.
-Max

It's the first guide I've read which has taken me through all the settings in an understandable way. I now feel that I have control over the camera.
-Peter

This manual is a clearly written, concise and useful explanation of the rationale for the seemingly infinite and often confusing settings options for the D7000. Used in conjunction with the Nikon manual I feel a bit more confident in understanding how to at last proceed in getting better photographs.
-WLS

I found the Nikon manual good for understanding how to set things up but not much on the why - this book really focuses on the WHY.
-Benoit
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012560230
  • Publisher: Full Stop. / Douglas J. Klostermann Photography
  • Publication date: 1/15/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 847,196
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Doug Klostermann is a travel, culture, and humanitarian photographer dedicated to documenting the work of international aid organizations. He has photographed for numerous organizations in Latin America and the United States, been recognized by the United Nations Development Programme for his humanitarian photography, and been published in magazines and books including Conde Nast Traveler, Sherman's Travel, South American Explorer, and Viva Travel Guides. He also lectures and gives individual instruction on digital photography. Doug is a member of the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA). View his images and learn more about photography techniques and equipment on his website and blog "Picturing Change" at dojoklo.com.
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  • Posted February 15, 2011

    Good for a beginner

    A fairly good intro to the D7000. I found it interesting that the author presented many of his own setting preferences and the best for this camera. There are many references to "see page XXX in the Nikon manual."

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2011

    A good digital slr ebook.

    I recommend this camera publication for all beginning photographers.

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  • Posted February 7, 2011

    Respectable choice

    A good choice for the beginner

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