Nikon D600: From Snapshots to Great Shots published by Peachpit Press is an all-encompassing guide for new photographers to get started with their DSLR. The 312-page book by Rob Sylvan offers a combination of photography education and technical camera references that will help shooters develop their skills and take better images. Additionally, it covers techniques for both stills and video and features assignments at the end of each chapter for practicing what you learned.
Top ten things you need to know about using the Nikon D600
Using the camera's automatic modes
Moving into full manual operation
Photographic basics of composition, focus, depth of field, and more
Tricks and techniques for action, landscapes, and portraits