Nikon D5000 Digital Field Guide - This is a portable and complete guide to this wonderful and dynamic DSLR. You'll learn every feature, button and capability of the D5000. Since it is a "field guide", you can throw it in your gear bag and use it as a reference tool when you run into a situation you're not familiar with.
About the Author: J. Dennis Thomas is a professional photographer and author based in Austin, TX. He owns Dead Sailor Productions, a photography and graphic design business, and has worked with many notable clients. He has authored eight previous Digital Field Guides and has published articles in national photography magazines.
Begins with a Quick Tour that helps you start using your camera right away
Provides in-depth explanations of the essential controls, features, and functions of the Nikon D5000
Features step-by-step instructions and full-color images of each menu screen
Explains how to adjust white balance, autofocus, and exposure, and why these settings are important
Discusses how to choose lenses
Offers a refresher guide to the principles of digital photography, including lighting, composition, and exposure
Shares tips on getting great portraits, sports and travel shots, candids, and more