The PIP Expanded Guide to the Nikon F80/N80 (PIP Expanded Guide Series)

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With its combination of sophisticated, high-tech features and extremely reasonable pricing, the Nikon F80/N80 has become a proven winner and one of the most popular cameras on the market. This generously illustrated handbook helps users stretch the camera to its limits, by explaining every aspect of the model’s layout and operation. Find out everything about the basic functions, including focusing and exposure, as well as how to use it out in the field. Take an in-depth look at flash fundamentals, the close-up ...

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Overview

With its combination of sophisticated, high-tech features and extremely reasonable pricing, the Nikon F80/N80 has become a proven winner and one of the most popular cameras on the market. This generously illustrated handbook helps users stretch the camera to its limits, by explaining every aspect of the model’s layout and operation. Find out everything about the basic functions, including focusing and exposure, as well as how to use it out in the field. Take an in-depth look at flash fundamentals, the close-up system, useful lenses, and handy accessories.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781861083487
  • Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications, Limited
  • Publication date: 9/1/2004
  • Series: PIP Expanded Guide Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 8.42 (w) x 7.18 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

How the F80 / N80 evolved 8
Chapter 1 Introduction to the F80 / N80 14
Full features and camera layout 16
Frequently used features 20
Viewfinder information 22
Top LCD panel indications 23
Operating the F80 / N80 command dials 24
Chapter 2 Operational guide 28
Camera preparation 29
Basic camera functions 38
Focusing with the F80 / N80 41
Correct exposure 50
Other functions and controls 72
Custom functions 76
Chapter 3 Into the field 86
Controlling exposure 90
Using autofocus 99
Chapter 4 Flash and the F80 / N80 106
The Nikon flash range 109
Flash fundamentals 115
System compatibility 118
TTL auto flash with the F80 / N80 120
Chapter 5 Close-up with the F80 / N80 124
The Nikon close-up system 129
Chapter 6 Useful lenses 134
Focal length and angle of view 139
The Nikkor lens range 143
Chapter 7 Accessories 160
Filters 160
Other accessories 163
Chapter 8 Caring for your F80 / N80 166
Camera care in extreme environments 167
Buying secondhand 170
Chapter 9 Five photo principles 174
#1 Shutter speed and aperture 174
#2 Focusing and depth of field 176
#3 Shutter speed and movement 178
#4 Flash exposure 180
#5 Perspective and focal length 182
Glossary 184
Useful information 189
Index 190
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