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David Busch's Nikon D800/D800E Guide to Digital SLR Photography, 1st Edition from Cengage is more than a complete tour of your camera. This book covers all features, functions, buttons in step-by-step fashion. It's filled with color illustrations to help you along. Every aspect of the camera and then some are covered. In addition, you'll get a course in basic lighting, exposure and creative control of your images. You'll come away knowing how to get the most out of the camera that will help you take your photography to new and more advanced heights.
Quick Tour: Shooting Your First Nikon D800/800E 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 D800/800E Roadmap
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 D800/800E
The Setup Menu. Date, Time, and Language Setting LCD Brightness Image Quality Setting Autofocus Options Choosing Drive Mode Using Custom Settings Banks Setting Your Viewfinder's Diopter Adjustment Resetting the Camera Updating Your Firmware
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 D800/800E
Understanding Exposure ISO and Noise Control 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 D800/D800E 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 with Your Nikon D800/800E
Charging and Maintaining Batteries Battery Life Using Alternate Power Sources Checking your Internal Clock Battery Cleaning the CCD
About the Author
David D. Busch is a well-known author of photo books and has sold over 1.5 million volumes. He is a recognized authority on digital and traditional photography and has been published in many journals and magazines. He's been a photojournalist, studio owner and has written over 102 books