David Busch's Nikon D3000 Guide to Digital SLR Photography, 1st Edition

  • David D. Busch
  • ISBN-10: 1435456335  |  ISBN-13: 9781435456334
  • 384 Pages
  • © 2010 | Published
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Welcome to the Nikon D3000, the most advanced basic entry-level camera that Nikon has ever introduced! DAVID BUSCH'S NIKON D3000 GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY shows you how to maximize your camera’s robust feature set, including 10 megapixels of resolution and blazing fast automatic focus. You'll learn how, when, and, most importantly, why to use each of the cool features and functions of your camera to take eye-popping photographs. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply the Nikon D3000's exposure modes, focus controls, and electronic flash options. You'll also find loads of helpful information and tips on choosing lenses, flash units, and software products to use with your new camera. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you'll quickly learn how to use your Nikon D3000, and use it like a pro!

Features and Benefits

  • Learn how to master all the features and functions of the Nikon D300s, the most advanced basic-level digital SLR camera that Nikon has ever introduced.
  • Clear instructions and beautiful, full-color images will quickly help you get familiar and comfortable with your camera.
  • Written by working photographer and #1 best-selling camera guide author who understands digital photography with Nikon single lens reflex cameras.

Table of Contents

1. Shooting Your First Nikon D3000 Picture.
2. The Canon Nikon D3000 Roadmap.
3. Setting Up Your Nikon D3000.
4. Optimizing Exposure.
5. Advanced Techniques.
6. Working with Lenses.
7. Working with Light.
8. Downloading and Editing.
9. Troubleshooting Your Nikon D3000.

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