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Cengage Course Tech. Book: David Busch's Nikon D3200 Guide to Digital SLR Photography

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Product Highlights
  • Complete Overview/In-Depth Examination
  • Basics to Advanced Features, Functions
  • Flash Photography / Movie Making
  • Tips, Techniques, Tricks

David Busch's Nikon D3200 Guide to Digital SLR Photography from Cengage Learning is a complete overview and in-depth examination and exploration of this amazing 24 megapixel digital camera. David will show you how and why to use its various features. In addition, you'll learn all its various controls, functions, buttons, switches and capabilities.

Starting with the basics, you'll find that everything is covered from selecting the proper shutter speed to file formats, exposure and the camera's movie making capability. Flash photography is also covered as is troubleshooting and the many tips, techniques and tricks that the pros use to get stunning images.

Table of Contents

Quick tour: Shooting Your First Nikon D3200 Picture
Selecting Shooting Mode. Focusing. Taking the Picture. Depth of Field Preview. Releasing the Shutter. Using the Self-Timer. Using Sequence Shooting. Reviewing the Image. Trashing the Duds. Transferring Images to Your Computer. Choosing an Image Format
The Nikon D3200 Road Map
Front of the Camera Controls (picture + callouts). Back of the Camera Controls (picture + callouts). Top of the Camera Controls (picture + callouts). Viewfinder Display (picture + callouts). LCD Display. View and Playback Images. Activating the Onboard Flash. Basic Control Layout. Exposure Modes. Focus Modes. Shooting Modes
Setting Up Your Nikon D3200
The Setup Menu. Date, Time, and Language. Setting LCD Brightness. Specifying Image Quality. Setting Autofocus Options. Choosing Drive Mode. Using Custom Settings Banks. Setting Your Viewfinder's Diopter Adjustment. Resetting the Camera. Updating Your Firmware
Shooting Basics
Metering Modes. Metering Techniques. Interpreting Histograms. Adjusting Exposures with EV. Bracketing Exposures and other Parameters. ISO Sensitivity. Setting White Balance. Working with High Speed Continuous Shooting Modes. Focus Modes. Image Parameters
Photography with Your Nikon D3200
Understanding Exposure. ISO and Noise Control. Using Apertures. Controlling Depth of Field. Motion and Shutter Speed
Advanced Shooting and Movie Making
Shooting Full HDTV D-Movies. Editing Movies. Enhancing Sound. Capturing Continuous Sequences. Freezing Action
Working with Lenses
Nikon lenses. Third-Party lenses. Lens compatibility. Using Zooms. Working with Prime Lenses. Applying the Lens Crop Factor to Your Pictures. Using a Wide-Angle Lens. Using Telephoto Lenses. Using Normal Lenses. Using Macro Lenses. Cool Special Features. Extending the Range of Any Lens with a Converter. Working with Autofocus
Working with Light
Nikon D3200 Flash Basics. The Built-In Flash. Flash Modes. Using Manual Flash. Flash Exposure Compensation. External Flash Units. Nikon Flash. Third Party Flash. Using Studio Flash. Using Modeling Lights. Conquering Available Light. Incandescent Lighting Dealing with Fluorescents Infrared and UV
Downloading and Editing
Software Utilities. Nikon Software. Third Party Software. Noise Reduction Software. RAW converters
Troubleshooting Your Nikon D3200
Charging and Maintaining Batteries. Battery Life. Using Alternate Power Sources. Checking your Internal Clock Battery. Cleaning the CCD. Troubleshooting
Glossary
Index
About the Author
David D. Busch is recognized world over as the leading author for digital camera guides. His million + sales underscore his respectability in the field and knowledge base. With a total of more than three dozen books in publication, he has made digital photography more easy to understand and accessible to both people starting out as well as providing reference guides for pros in the field. He's an author, speaker and contributor to many publications and organizations
Subject Photography Books & Tutorials
Author David D. Busch
Edition 1st
Hard/Soft Cover Not Specified by Manufacturer
Pages 350
Dimensions Not Specified by Manufacturer
Illustrations Yes
ISBN Number 1285171306
Publisher Delmar Learning
Date Published 2013

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    5.0

    Great Book

    By Steve the Snapper

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    • Simple Explanations

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        Comments about Cengage Course Tech. Book: David Busch's Nikon D3200 Guide to Digital SLR Photography:

        Bought this book for my daughter in law who recently purchased the Nikon D3200 on line and did not receive an instruction manual. Book is well written, author knows his photography and has proven to be invaluable in learning all the basic and advanced features that go with the D3200.

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        5.0

        This book is "The best!!!"

        By King John.

        from Holts Summit. Missouri.

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        • Compact
        • Compact Asit Is Complete
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        Comments about Cengage Course Tech. Book: David Busch's Nikon D3200 Guide to Digital SLR Photography:

        I have many other photographic manuals,journals, instruction books, etc. but this is the best of them all.It completely fullfills my needs,and is very easy to locate what I am looking for.It fits into my camera bag,and is there when I need it, especially if I do not have access ,to use my DVD.I have no negative comments to make, as it completely fills my needs. Well done !!!!!

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        5.0

        Excellent !!!

        By Jim for parts

        from Brick, N.J.

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          Comments about Cengage Course Tech. Book: David Busch's Nikon D3200 Guide to Digital SLR Photography:

          Easy to use and very down to earth to give me the knowledge I need to use the camera to its full capacity.

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          5.0

          Good book about Nikon D3200

          By Thomas

          from High Point, NC

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            Comments about Cengage Course Tech. Book: David Busch's Nikon D3200 Guide to Digital SLR Photography:

            Explained in terms a beginner can understand. Good pictures and examples through out the book. Gained useful info to get more out of the new camera.

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            5.0

            Great, complete guide.

            By Rene

            from Caguas, Puerto Rico

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            • Easy to Use
            • Great Picture Quality

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            Comments about Cengage Course Tech. Book: David Busch's Nikon D3200 Guide to Digital SLR Photography:

            This book help me understand my DSLR. I start reading and found easy, step by step on every chapter. Great book at great price included shipping and handling!

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