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David Busch's Nikon D300 Guide to Digital SLR Photography, 1st Edition

  • David D. Busch
  • ISBN-10: 1598635344  |  ISBN-13: 9781598635348
  • 456 Pages
  • © 2008 | Published
  • List Price = $ 29.99
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About

Overview

Have you unpacked your new Nikon D300 digital SLR camera and want to get started right away taking professional quality pictures? David Busch’s Nikon D300 Guide to Digital SLR Photography will show you how, when, and why to use all the cool features, controls, and functions of your camera to take great photographs of anything. After a brief introduction to the camera to help you get your bearings, you’ll dive right into all the exciting, innovative capabilities of the D300 including the focus controls, flash synchronization options, how to choose lenses, and which exposure modes are best. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, and you’ll find tips and techniques that can be applied to any type of photography to help you take better pictures with your new digital SLR. Whether you are new to digital SLR photography or an experienced pro, David Busch’s Nikon D300 Guide to Digital SLR Photography will help you maximize your camera’s capabilities.

Features and Benefits

  • The first book to market on the Nikon D300.
  • Offers concise, easy-to-follow lessons on the all of the Nikon D300 features, enhanced by full-color photographs.
  • Written by a professional photographer and best-selling author who understands digital photography with single lens reflex (SLR) cameras.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: Setting Up Your Nikon D300
Chapter 2: Nikon D300 Roadmap
Chapter 3: Setup: Playback and Shooting Menus
Chapter 4: Setup: The Custom Setting Menu
Chapter 5: Setup: The Setup Menu, Retouch Menu, and My Menu
Chapter 6: Getting the Right Exposure
Chapter 7: Advanced Shooting Tips for Your Nikon D300
Chapter 8: Working with Lenses
Chapter 9: Making Light Work for You
Chapter 10: Useful Software for the Nikon D300
Chapter 11: Nikon D300: Troubleshooting and Prevention
Glossary

Meet the Author

Author Bio

David D. Busch

With more than a million books in print, David D. Busch is the world's #1 selling digital camera guide author, and the originator of popular digital photography series like David Busch's Pro Secrets and David Busch's Quick Snap Guides. He has written more than a dozen hugely successful guidebooks for Canon and Canon digital SLR models, as well as many popular books devoted to dSLRs, including Mastering Digital SLR Photography, Second Edition, and Digital SLR Pro Secrets. As a roving photojournalist for more than twenty years, he illustrated his books, magazine articles, and newspaper reports with award-winning images. He's operated his own commercial studio, suffocated in formal dress while shooting weddings-for-hire, and shot sports for a daily newspaper and upstate New York college. His photos and articles have appeared in Popular Photography & Imaging, The Rangefinder, The Professional Photographer, and hundreds of other publications. He has also reviewed dozens of digital cameras for CNet and Computer Shopper, and his advice has been featured in National Public Radio's "All Tech Considered." When About.com named its top five books on Beginning Digital Photography, debuting at the #1 and #2 slots were Busch's Digital Photography All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies and Mastering Digital Photography. During the past year, he's had as many as five of his books listed in the Top 20 of Amazon.com's Digital Photography Bestseller list—simultaneously! Busch's 120-plus other books published since 1983 include bestsellers like David Busch's Quick Snap Guide to Digital SLR Lenses. Visit his website at http://www.dslrguides.com.