A picture-perfect beginner guide to the new Nikon D5100
Eager to take a shot at using the exciting new Nikon D5100? Then this is the introductory book for you! Aimed at first-time DSLR shooters who need a friendly guide on how to use their camera, this straightforward book is packed with full-color images that help demonstrate how to use features of the Nikon D5100. Coverage explores the on-board effects, low-light settings, and automatic HDR shooting. Clear explanations detail the ways in which you can use the new features of the Nikon D5100 to add unique shots to your portfolio while an explanation of photography terms gets you confident and savvy with this fun DSLR camera.
- Covers basic camera controls and functions, shooting in auto mode, setting photo quality, and navigating menus and the view screen
- Introduces the basics of photography, including the settings that control lighting, exposure, focus, and color
- Addresses the new low-light and HDR settings
- Encourages you to use the new onboard effects features and shares tips for improving images with editing software
Get a grasp on the fun Nikon D5100 with this fun and friendly guide!
About the Author
Julie Adair King has been writing about digital cameras and photographyfor more than a decade. She is the author of several books on various Nikon andCanon cameras as well as Digital Photography For Dummies, and she teaches beginning digital photographers at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre.
Table of Contents
Part I: Fast Track to Super Snaps 5
Chapter 1: Getting the Lay of the Land 7
Chapter 2: Choosing Basic Picture Settings 37
Chapter 3: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically 67
Chapter 4: Exploring Live View Photography and Movie Making 83
Part II: Working with Picture Files 111
Chapter 5: Playback Mode: Viewing, Erasing, and Protecting Photos 113
Chapter 6: Downloading, Printing, and Sharing Your Photos 143
Part III: Taking Creative Control 179
Chapter 7: Getting Creative with Exposure and Lighting 181
Chapter 8: Manipulating Focus and Color 233
Chapter 9: Putting It All Together 277
Part IV: The Part of Tens 293
Chapter 10: Ten Fun (And Practical) Ways to Manipulate Your Photos 295
Chapter 11: Ten Special-Purpose Features to Explore on a Rainy Day327
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I am not sure the arthor knows how to use this camera The camera instructions are better
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