Nikon D5100 Digital Field Guide
J. Dennis Thomas
This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device, and with iTunes on your computer. Books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
The Nikon D5100 is a perfect companion to a photographersearching for a top of the line entry-level DSLR camera. Offeringfull HDR capability, enhanced night vision shooting, enhanced audiocapability, and 1080p HD video; the D5100 is packed with awide-range of useful features. The Nikon D5100 Digital FieldGuide will teach you how to work use each of these impressivefeatures and capture everything from stunning still photos tocinematic quality movies.
Chapter 1: Exploring the Nikon D5100- This chapteridentifies every button, dial, and indicator on your camera andwalks you through setting up your Nikon D5100 for immediateuse.
Chapter 2: Nikon D5100 Essentials- This chapter teachesyou how each of your camera’s modes functions, from fullyautomatic to the daunting manual mode. It also covers how toadjust key exposure settings such as ISO, shutter speed, andaperture.
Chapter 3: Setting Up the Nikon D5100- Chapter 3 coversthe Nikon D5100’s menu screens and how to navigate your waythrough them in setting up and using your new camera.
Chapter 4: Selecting and Using Lenses for the NikonD5100- In this chapter, you’ll find advice on choosing thebest lenses for your camera, including recommendations for avariety of budgets and skill-levels.
Chapter 5: Understanding Exposure- This chapter gives aprimer on the fundamentals of exposure to allow you to take thebest possible photos now that you know how to make all necessaryadjustments to your camera settings.
Chapter 6: Working with Light- Within this chapter,you’ll find an explanation of flash options from shootingwith the built-in flash, modifying flash exposure, shooting with aspeedlite, or using a wireless flash, and much more.
Chapter 7: Working with Live View and Video- Chapter 7teaches you the tips, tricks, and workarounds you’ll need toeffectively use your live view as well as to capture stunningvideo.
Chapter 8: Real- world Applications- This chapterrefreshes your photo knowledge with overviews on how to shootlandscape, portrait photography, action photography, nightphotography and more.
Chapter 9: Viewing and In-camera Editing- In thischapter, you will learn how to view and download your images fromthe D51000 as well as how to use the many in-camera editingoptions.
Appendix A: General Photography Tips- This appendixoffers refreshers on depth of field and rules of composition.
Appendix B: Accessories- This appendix teaches you how toutilize the remote control, video accessories, GPS unit and muchmore.
Appendix C: How to Use the Gray Card and Color Checker- Abonus gray card and color checker are provided (bound within thebook) to help you get the color right on every shot. This appendixteaches you how to make the most of this great add-on.
The Nikon D5100 Digital Field Guide is a friendly,efficient, clearly-illustrated guide that will enable you toconfidently capture beautiful images with your new Nikon D5100.