Nikon D3000 For Dummies

Nikon D3000 For Dummies

by Julie Adair King

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Overview

Professional photography advice for D3000 beginners

The Nikon D3000 is Nikon's new entry-level camera. With the D3000, you get all the features of Nikon's older cameras along with an updated battery, larger monitor, and improved focus features. In addition, the D3000 also offers simpler menus to help first-time DSLR users.

Assuming no prior dSLR knowledge, veteran author Julie Adair King offers you a tour of the camera body, a hands-on how-to on all the features of the D3000, and a step-by-step walkthrough of how to get the photos you want.

  • Explains shooting in auto mode, reviews the new video option, and covers working with file size and quality
  • Walks you through shifting out of automatic mode and using the D3000's lighting, exposure, focus, and color features
  • Demonstrates getting photos from your camera to your PC, developing an effective file system, and sharing photos via print, online, or other ways

Packed with useful tips, this helpful guide encourages you to take control of your camera.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470578940
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/02/2009
Series: For Dummies Series
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 793,806
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Julie Adair King has been writing about digital cameras and photography for more than a decade. She is the author of several books on various Nikon and Canon cameras as well as Digital Photography For Dummies, and she teaches beginning digital photographers at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre.

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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: Reviewing Your Photos.

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 Picture Files.

Chapter 9: Printing and Sharing Your Pictures.

Part IV: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 10: Ten Fun and Practical Retouch Menu Features.

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

Index.

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Nikon D3000 For Dummies 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
IndyCarJoe More than 1 year ago
Product manual is not at all good,Nikon D3000 for dummies is great.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very comprehensive and well organized. Written for people new to photography (like me), easy to follow and understand.
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