Higher Education

David Busch's Sony Alpha NEX-5/NEX-3 Guide to Digital Photography, 1st Edition

  • David D. Busch
  • ISBN-10: 1435459180  |  ISBN-13: 9781435459182
  • 320 Pages
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $22.50

About

Overview

The Sony Alpha NEX-5 and NEX-3 are the world's smallest and lightest advanced interchangeable lens digital cameras. These affordable new models are Sony's first Electronic Viewfinder/Interchangeable Lens (EVIL) cameras, featuring 14.2-megapixels, an array of interchangeable lenses, 1080i HD movie recording with stereo sound, fast and silent autofocus, a new Sweep Panorama feature with 3D capability, and a high-speed burst mode of 7fps. David Busch's Sony Alpha NEX-5/NEX-3 Guide to Digital Photography shows students how, when, and why to use all the cool features, controls, and functions of both models to take great photographs of anything. Introductory chapters will help readers get comfortable with the basics of their camera before they dive right into exploring creative ways to apply the NEX-5 and NEX-3 file formats, resolution, aperture/priority exposure, automatic exposure features, and additional lenses. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so they'll quickly learn how to use their NEX-5 or NEX-3, and use it like a pro!

Features and Benefits

  • Our book will be first to market on these two camera models.
  • Shows readers to master all the features and functions of the world's smallest and lightest advanced interchangeable lens digital cameras, comparable to the Olympus PEN E-P2 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1.
  • 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

Introduction.
1. Shooting Your First Sony Alpha NEX-5/NEX-3Picture.
2. The Sony Alpha NEX-5/NEX-3Roadmap.
3. Setting Up Your Sony Alpha NEX-5/NEX-3.
4. Optimizing Exposure.
5. Advanced Techniques.
6. Working with Lenses.
7. Working with Light.
8. Downloading and Editing.
9. Troubleshooting Your Sony Alpha NEX-5/NEX-3.
Glossary.
Index.

Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in New York City  (ISBN-10: 1598637991 | ISBN-13: 9781598637991)

New York City is one of the most unique and popular travel destinations in the world, bursting with historic landmarks, vibrant street scenes, cultural delights, and world-famous icons. If you plan on documenting your trip through pictures, then this is your guide to making the most of your photography in New York City. You'll learn where to find the most interesting views, when to shoot them, and how to recreate the images you see in these pages. All the research, location scouting, and planning have been done for you so you can spend your time in New York City taking stunning photographs. Equal parts photo essay and how-to, "The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in New York City" is meant to complement your traditional city guidebook and show you how to capture the memories of your trip with professional-quality images. Also check out the brand new companion website for our "The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities" series! For updates, tips, tutorials and other news on all things travel photography, visit http://blogfiftygreatestphotos.com.

List Price = $29.99  | CengageBrain Price = $29.99  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $22.50

Student Supplements

The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in New York City  (ISBN-10: 1598637991 | ISBN-13: 9781598637991)

New York City is one of the most unique and popular travel destinations in the world, bursting with historic landmarks, vibrant street scenes, cultural delights, and world-famous icons. If you plan on documenting your trip through pictures, then this is your guide to making the most of your photography in New York City. You'll learn where to find the most interesting views, when to shoot them, and how to recreate the images you see in these pages. All the research, location scouting, and planning have been done for you so you can spend your time in New York City taking stunning photographs. Equal parts photo essay and how-to, "The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities in New York City" is meant to complement your traditional city guidebook and show you how to capture the memories of your trip with professional-quality images. Also check out the brand new companion website for our "The 50 Greatest Photo Opportunities" series! For updates, tips, tutorials and other news on all things travel photography, visit http://blogfiftygreatestphotos.com.

List Price = $29.99  | CengageBrain Price = $29.99  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $22.50

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.