Nikon D3000 for dummies [electronic resource] / by Julie Adair King.

King, Julie Adair.
1st edition
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Publishing, 2010.
--For dummies.
--For dummies
1 online resource (339 p.)
Nikon digital cameras -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Photography -- Digital techniques.
Electronic books.
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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, rev
Nikon® D300 For Dummies®; About the Author; Author's Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; Part I: Fast Track to Super Snaps; Chapter 1: Getting the Lay of the Land; Getting Comfortable with Your Lens; Adjusting the Viewfinder Focus; Working with Memory Cards; Exploring External Camera Controls; Ordering from Camera Menus; Monitoring Shooting Settings; Using the Quick Settings Screen; Displaying Help Screens; Customizing Your Camera; Restoring Default Settings; Chapter 2: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically; Getting Good Point-and-Shoot Results
Using Flash in Automatic Exposure ModesExploring Your Automatic Exposure Options; Changing the (Shutter Button) Release Mode; Chapter 3: Controlling Picture Quality and Size; Diagnosing Quality Problems; Considering Resolution (Image Size); Understanding the Image Quality Options; Setting Image Size and Quality; Chapter 4: Reviewing Your Photos; Setting Playback Timing Preferences; Enabling Automatic Picture Rotation; Viewing Images in Playback Mode; Viewing Picture Data; Deleting Photos; Protecting Photos; Part II: Taking Creative Control
Chapter 5: Getting Creative with Exposure and LightingIntroducing the Exposure Trio: Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO; Exploring the Advanced Exposure Modes; Reading (And Adjusting) the Meter; Setting ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed; Choosing an Exposure Metering Mode; Applying Exposure Compensation; Using Autoexposure Lock; Expanding Tonal Range with Active D-Lighting; Using Flash in P, S, A, and M Modes; Chapter 6: Manipulating Focus and Color; Reviewing Focus Basics; Taking Advantage of Manual-Focusing Aids; Adjusting Autofocus Performance; Manipulating Depth of Field; Controlling Color
Choosing a Color Space: sRGB vs. Adobe RGBTaking a Quick Look at Picture Controls; Chapter 7: Putting It All Together; Recapping Basic Picture Settings; Setting Up for Specific Scenes; Coping with Special Situations; Part III: Working with Picture Files; Chapter 8: Downloading, Organizing, and Archiving Your Picture Files; Sending Pictures to the Computer; Downloading and Organizing Photos with the Nikon Software; Processing RAW (NEF) Files; Chapter 9: Printing and Sharing Your Pictures; Printing Possibilities: Retail or Do-It-Yourself?; Preventing Potential Printing Problems
Preparing Pictures for E-MailCreating a Digital Slide Show; Viewing Your Photos on a Television; Part IV: The Part of Tens; Chapter 10: Ten Fun and Practical Retouch Menu Features; Applying the Retouch Menu Filters; Removing Red-Eye; Shadow Recovery with D-Lighting; Boosting Shadows, Contrast, and Saturation Together; Two Ways to Tweak Color; Creating Monochrome Photos; Softening Focus for a Dreamy Effect; Creating a Color Outline; Cropping Your Photo; Comparing Your Original and Retouched Photos; Chapter 11: Ten Special-Purpose Features to Explore on a Rainy Day; Annotate Your Images
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