Text, 1st Edition

  • David D. Busch
  • ISBN-10: 1435454340  |  ISBN-13: 9781435454347
  • 500 Pages
  • © 2011 | Published
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After upgrading to the Nikon D3/D3x, "David Busch’s Nikon D3/D3x Guide to Digital SLR Photography" will help you maximize your experience with your new camera. This book provides a complete overview of the long list of features included with the Nikon D3/D3x in a clear and concise way, cutting through the confusion that can come from a thick, densely-worded owner's manual. This guide explains the purpose and function of the Nikon D3/D3X's basic controls, how to use them, and why. It includes concise explanations of file formats, resolution, aperture/priority exposure, and special autofocus modes as well as focus zones, Bokeh, flash synchronization options, how to choose zoom settings, and exposure modes. Concepts are summarized into well-organized chapters with plenty of full-color illustrations showing what results will look like. "David Busch’s Nikon D3/D3x Guide to Digital SLR Photography" will help users make the most out of their new digital camera.

Features and Benefits

  • Concise presentation of all Nikon D3/D3X features.
  • Clear and easy to understand language
  • Full color images clearly illustrate the lessons
  • The most complete book on the Nikon D3/D3X.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Shooting Your First Nikon D3/D3X Picture
Chapter 2: The Canon Nikon D3/D3X Roadmap
Chapter 3: Setting Up Your Nikon D3/D3X
Chapter 4: Shooting Basics
Chapter 5: Photography with your Nikon D3/D3X
Chapter 6: Working with Lenses
Chapter 7: Working with Light
Chapter 8: Downloading and Editing
Chapter 9: Troubleshooting Your Nikon D3/D3X

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