David Busch's Nikon D3100 Guide to Digital SLR Photography, 1st Edition

  • David D. Busch
  • ISBN-10: 1435459407  |  ISBN-13: 9781435459403
  • 400 Pages
  • © 2012 | Published
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The Nikon D3100 is Nikon's new entry-level dSLR, suitable for photographers new to digital SLR photography. It features a 14.2 megapixel sensor, full HDTV video, and ISO up to 12,800. DAVID BUSCH'S NIKON D3100 GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY shows you how, when, and why to use all the cool features, controls, and functions of the D3100 to take great photographs of anything. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply D3100 file formats, resolution, aperture/priority exposure, and automatic exposure features. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you'll quickly learn how to use their D3100, and use it like a pro!

Features and Benefits

  • Shows readers how to master all the features and functions of the D3100, Nikon's new entry-level digital SLR.
  • Clear instructions and beautiful, full-color images will quickly help readers get familiar and comfortable with your camera.
  • Written by working photographer and #1 best-selling camera guide author who understands digital photography with digital single lens reflex cameras.

Table of Contents

1. Shooting Your First Nikon D3100 Picture.
2. The Nikon D3100 Roadmap.
3. Setting Up Your Nikon D3100.
4. Optimizing Exposure.
5. Advanced Techniques.
6. Working with Lenses.
7. Working with Light.
8. Downloading and Editing.
9. Troubleshooting Your Nikon D3100.

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 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'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