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Nikon D5100 : From Snapshots to Great Shots (Paperback) (Rob Sylvan)

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Sylvan, a columnist for PhotoShop User magazine, gives step-by-step instructions in a conversational tone in this illustrated guide with color photos on every page, screen shots of camera settings, and cross references to the official Nikon D5100 manual. Early chapters cover the basics of operating the Nikon D5100 camera and basics of digital photography such as choosing the right memory card, Raw format versus JPEG, lenses and focal length, exposure, and depth of field. Later chapters cover automatic and professional modes, shooting subjects in motion, portraits and landscapes, mood lighting, and composition. Each chapter begins with 'poring over the picture,' one large photo across two pages, labeled with tips. A website offers two bonus chapters on video with the Nikon D5100; readers are also invited to join the book's Flickr group to share photos and discuss techniques. Sylvan is affiliated with the National Association of Photoshop Professionals. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Nikon39;s much-anticipated D5100 camera is here. This new model replaces the popular D5000 and creates a nice bridge between the more beginner-level D3100 and the high-end D7000.This book has one goal: to teach D5100 owners how to make great shots using their new Nikon camera. Users learn how to use the D5100 to create the type of photos that inspired them to buy the camera in the first place. Everything in the book is in service of creating a great image.Starting with the top ten things users need to know about the camera, photographer Rob Sylvan carefully guides readers through the operating features. Owners get practical advice from a pro on which settings to use when, great shooting tips, and even end-of-chapter assignments.
Number of Pages: 275.0
Genre: Photography
Sub-Genre: Photography
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pearson P T R
Author: Rob Sylvan
Language: English
Street Date: July 17, 2011
TCIN: 13608215
UPC: 9780321793843
Item Number (DPCI): 248-69-7545

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