Beginner s Introduction to the Nikon D3100

The Nikon D3100 is a great camera for beginners to step up into the world of DSLRs.

Beginner s Introduction to the Nikon D3100

The Nikon D3100 is a great camera for beginners to step up into the world of DSLRs. It can however be more than a little intimidating to look at the camera, with all the buttons and dials, and have no idea how to drive it. It this short ebook, I take you through some basic (and advanced) steps to get you started on the road to getting the most out of your new camera. I'm not going to refer to you as a 'dummy' simply because you don't know how to do something, lets be honest, I'm sure there's things plenty of things that you know that I don't, I just happen to know about cameras because I've been working with them for 20 years. So it's perfectly acceptable not to know what you're doing, but we'll change that in a short time. In this ebook, we don't delve in to advanced photographic theory, instead I simply walk you through how to use the different features of the D3100 to enable you to go from taking just OK photos to taking fantastic shots that your friends will want to print out and keep.

Nikon D3100 For Dummies

Unlock all the secrets of the powerful new Nikon D3100 DSLR camera Author Julie King knows how to teach newbies, and in this handy guide she?ll help you get the very most out of the powerful new Nikon D3100.

Nikon D3100 For Dummies

Unlock all the secrets of the powerful new Nikon D3100 DSLR camera Author Julie King knows how to teach newbies, and in this handy guide she?ll help you get the very most out of the powerful new Nikon D3100. Say you?re already an experienced photographer? The helpful tips and tricks in this friendly book will get you quickly up to speed on the D3100?s new 14-megapixel sensor, continous video/live focus, full HD video, expanded autofocus, and more. As a seasoned instructor at the Palm Beach Photographic Center, Julie anticipates all questions, whether you?re a beginner or digital camera pro, and offers pages of easy-to-follow advice. Helps you get every bit of functionality out of the new Nikon D3100 camera Walks you through its exciting new features, including the 14-megapixel sensor, continous video/live focus, full HD video, expanded autofocus, and the updated in-camera menu Explores shooting in Auto mode, managing playback options, and basic troubleshooting Explains how to adjust the camera?s manual settings for your own preferred exposure, lighting, focus, and color style Covers digital photo housekeeping tips?how to organize, edit, and share your files Tap all the tools in this hot new DSLR camera and start taking some great pix with Nikon D3100 For Dummies.

Nikon D5100 Digital Field Guide

Introduction. Yet again Nikon has another winner on its hands. The Nikon D5100 builds upon the success of ... in the gap between the entry-level D3100 and the more advanced model the D90, it's designed as more of a beginner camera, ...

Nikon D5100 Digital Field Guide

The Nikon D5100 is a perfect companion to a photographer searching for a top of the line entry-level DSLR camera. Offering full HDR capability, enhanced night vision shooting, enhanced audio capability, and 1080p HD video; the D5100 is packed with a wide-range of useful features. The Nikon D5100 Digital Field Guide will teach you how to work use each of these impressive features and capture everything from stunning still photos to cinematic quality movies. Chapter 1: Exploring the Nikon D5100- This chapter identifies every button, dial, and indicator on your camera and walks you through setting up your Nikon D5100 for immediate use. Chapter 2: Nikon D5100 Essentials- This chapter teaches you how each of your camera’s modes functions, from fully automatic to the daunting manual mode. It also covers how to adjust key exposure settings such as ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. Chapter 3: Setting Up the Nikon D5100- Chapter 3 covers the Nikon D5100’s menu screens and how to navigate your way through them in setting up and using your new camera. Chapter 4: Selecting and Using Lenses for the Nikon D5100- In this chapter, you’ll find advice on choosing the best lenses for your camera, including recommendations for a variety of budgets and skill-levels. Chapter 5: Understanding Exposure- This chapter gives a primer on the fundamentals of exposure to allow you to take the best possible photos now that you know how to make all necessary adjustments to your camera settings. Chapter 6: Working with Light- Within this chapter, you’ll find an explanation of flash options from shooting with the built-in flash, modifying flash exposure, shooting with a speedlite, or using a wireless flash, and much more. Chapter 7: Working with Live View and Video- Chapter 7 teaches you the tips, tricks, and workarounds you’ll need to effectively use your live view as well as to capture stunning video. Chapter 8: Real- world Applications- This chapter refreshes your photo knowledge with overviews on how to shoot landscape, portrait photography, action photography, night photography and more. Chapter 9: Viewing and In-camera Editing- In this chapter, you will learn how to view and download your images from the D51000 as well as how to use the many in-camera editing options. Appendix A: General Photography Tips- This appendix offers refreshers on depth of field and rules of composition. Appendix B: Accessories- This appendix teaches you how to utilize the remote control, video accessories, GPS unit and much more. Appendix C: How to Use the Gray Card and Color Checker- A bonus gray card and color checker are provided (bound within the book) to help you get the color right on every shot. This appendix teaches you how to make the most of this great add-on. The Nikon D5100 Digital Field Guide is a friendly, efficient, clearly-illustrated guide that will enable you to confidently capture beautiful images with your new Nikon D5100.