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Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
CHAPTER
Dusk/Dawn
Pet Portrait
Candlelight
Night Portrait
Programmed Auto
Blossom
Autumn Colors
Food
Silhouette
High Key
Low Key
Aperture Priority
Metering Modes
Shutter Priority
Manual
Matrix
Spot
Center-weighted
Auto
Autofocus Modes
Continuous
Single
Auto Area AF
AF Area Modes
Single Point AF mode
Dynamic Area AF mode
White Balance
White balance settings
Picture Controls
Custom Picture Controls
Original Picture Controls
Live View
Playback Menu
Playback menu
Delete
Display mode
Playback folder
Rotate tall
Slide show
Image review
Print set (DPOF)
Shooting Menu
Scene mode
Set Picture Control
SHOOTING MENU
Manage Picture Control
White balance
Preset white balance
ISO sensitivity settings
Active D-Lighting
Color space
Auto distortion control
High ISO NR
Active folder
Long exp. NR
Movie settings
Auto information display
Info wrap-around
Clean image sensor
Lock mirror up for cleaning
Video mode
Auto image rotation
Image Dust Off ref photo
HDMI
Time zone and date
Language
Image comment
My Menu
Eye-Fi Upload
Firmware version
Retouch Menu
Quick Settings Display
Understanding Exposure
Shutter speed
Understanding exposure
Aperture
Histograms
Fine-tuning Exposure
Bracketing
Understanding Depth of Field
Keep it simple
Rules of Composition
Rule of Thirds
Rule of Thirds
Leading lines and S-curves
Helpful hints
Speedlights
SB-900 Speedlight
SB-600 Speedlight
SB-800 Speedlight
SB-400 Speedlight
Studio Strobes
Using the Built-in Speedlight
Continuous Lighting
Incandescent and halogen
Fluorescent
Light Modifiers
Umbrellas
Softboxes
Other light modifiers
Progressive versus interlaced
About Video
Shutter
Frame rate
Recording
Setting up D-Movie
Tricks, Tips, and Workarounds
Video-editing Software
Viewing Your Images
Viewing your images
Downloading Images
Using Nikon Transfer
Source tab
Embedded Info tab
Backup Destination tab
Preferences tab
Primary Destination tab
Transferring your images
The Retouch Menu
D-Lighting
Retouch Menu Options
Monochrome
Red-eye correction
Color Balance
Image Overlay
Small Picture
NEF (RAW) Processing
Straighten
Quick Retouch
Distortion Control
Stop-motion Movie
Color Outline
Perspective Control
Side-by-side Comparison
Glossary
GLOSSARY
Index
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Nikon D5000 Digital Field Guide

Nikon D5000 Digital Field Guide

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As a 12.9 megapixel camera with new movie capture and numerous advanced features, the Nikon D5000 is a remarkable blend of simplicity and advanced D-SLR capabilities.  The Nikon D5000 Digital Field Guide will teach you how to get the most out of these impressive features, as well as improve your basic photography skills.

Chapter 1: Exploring the Nikon D5000 – Learn key components of the D5000 including basic layout, dials, switches, and buttons.

Chapter 2: Nikon D5000 Essentials – This chapter discusses key settings such as

Chapter 3: Exploring the D5000 Menus – Learn how to customize the D5000 to fit your shooting style, refine workflow, or to refine the camera settings to fit different shooting scenarios.

Chapter 4: Essential Photography Concepts – Learn to fine-tune exposure, understand depth of field, and compose your photographs when using your D5000.

Chapter 5: Selecting and Using Lenses – This chapter covers the most common, as well as the most recommended D5000 lenses, and how they impact your photography.

Chapter 6: Working with Light. – The ability to control light is one crucial step in taking great photos. This chapter explains different types of light and how to modify light to suit your needs.

Chapter 7: Working with D-Movie. – This chapter covers tips, tricks, and workarounds in using D-Movie mode on your D5000, as well as different types of video editing software.

Chapter 8: Viewing and In-camera Editing. – Learn how to view and download your images from your new D5000 and to use the new retouch options that were not available on previous cameras.

Chapter 9: Action and Sports Photography. – This chapter discusses how to prepare your shot, pan using different shutter speeds, and implement speedlights with your D5000.

Chapter 10: Flower and Plant Photography.  – This chapter explains preparing shots, how to implement backlighting, and general tips for taking flower and plant photos with your D5000.—make into a complete sentence

Chapter 11: Macro Photography. – This chapter covers different tools you can use with your D5000 for macro photography like lenses, filters, extension tubes, and more.

Chapter 12: Night and Lowlight Photography. – Discover how to successfully overcome low lighting obstacles to capture great concert and nightlife photos with your D5000.

Chapter 13: Portrait Photography. – This chapter prepares you for photographing studio, outdoor, and indoor portrait sessions with your D5000.

Chapter 14: Still-life and Product Photography. – This chapter explains how to use the available light, continuous lights and other accessories when photographing still-lifes and product photography with your D5000.

Chapter 15: Urban and Rural Landscape Photography. – Learn how to set up D5000 for urban, desert, and silhouette shots

Appendix A: Accessories. – This chapter covers remote controls, GPS unit, tripods and more accessories that you might consider purchasing to accompany your D500.

With the Nikon D5000 Digital Field Guide, you will gain a thorough understanding of the D5000, as well as the basic fundamentals of capturing the best possible photos in any situation.

As a 12.9 megapixel camera with new movie capture and numerous advanced features, the Nikon D5000 is a remarkable blend of simplicity and advanced D-SLR capabilities.  The Nikon D5000 Digital Field Guide will teach you how to get the most out of these impressive features, as well as improve your basic photography skills.

Chapter 1: Exploring the Nikon D5000 – Learn key components of the D5000 including basic layout, dials, switches, and buttons.

Chapter 2: Nikon D5000 Essentials – This chapter discusses key settings such as

Chapter 3: Exploring the D5000 Menus – Learn how to customize the D5000 to fit your shooting style, refine workflow, or to refine the camera settings to fit different shooting scenarios.

Chapter 4: Essential Photography Concepts – Learn to fine-tune exposure, understand depth of field, and compose your photographs when using your D5000.

Chapter 5: Selecting and Using Lenses – This chapter covers the most common, as well as the most recommended D5000 lenses, and how they impact your photography.

Chapter 6: Working with Light. – The ability to control light is one crucial step in taking great photos. This chapter explains different types of light and how to modify light to suit your needs.

Chapter 7: Working with D-Movie. – This chapter covers tips, tricks, and workarounds in using D-Movie mode on your D5000, as well as different types of video editing software.

Chapter 8: Viewing and In-camera Editing. – Learn how to view and download your images from your new D5000 and to use the new retouch options that were not available on previous cameras.

Chapter 9: Action and Sports Photography. – This chapter discusses how to prepare your shot, pan using different shutter speeds, and implement speedlights with your D5000.

Chapter 10: Flower and Plant Photography.  – This chapter explains preparing shots, how to implement backlighting, and general tips for taking flower and plant photos with your D5000.—make into a complete sentence

Chapter 11: Macro Photography. – This chapter covers different tools you can use with your D5000 for macro photography like lenses, filters, extension tubes, and more.

Chapter 12: Night and Lowlight Photography. – Discover how to successfully overcome low lighting obstacles to capture great concert and nightlife photos with your D5000.

Chapter 13: Portrait Photography. – This chapter prepares you for photographing studio, outdoor, and indoor portrait sessions with your D5000.

Chapter 14: Still-life and Product Photography. – This chapter explains how to use the available light, continuous lights and other accessories when photographing still-lifes and product photography with your D5000.

Chapter 15: Urban and Rural Landscape Photography. – Learn how to set up D5000 for urban, desert, and silhouette shots

Appendix A: Accessories. – This chapter covers remote controls, GPS unit, tripods and more accessories that you might consider purchasing to accompany your D500.

With the Nikon D5000 Digital Field Guide, you will gain a thorough understanding of the D5000, as well as the basic fundamentals of capturing the best possible photos in any situation.

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