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Nikon D5200 For Dummies : For Dummies - Julie Adair King

Nikon D5200 For Dummies

For Dummies

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Invaluable photography advice for D5200 beginners

The Nikon D5200 is one of Nikon's most advanced cameras offered in the entry-level line of dSLRs. This book goes beyond the user's manual to deliver a helpful introduction to the basic photo skills needed in order to get great shots from the D5200. Assuming no prior dSLR knowledge, veteran author Julie Adair King offers you a tour of the camera body with this full-color book as she presents you with a hands-on how-to on all the features of the D5200. Packed with pics, this fun and friendly guide offers unique inspiration for capturing your own memorable images.

  • Helps you get an accurate feel for the camera, shooting in Auto mode, and managing playback options
  • Walks you through adjusting settings to get better results from exposure, lighting, focus, and color
  • Includes a full chapter on video mode
  • Addresses sending images to a computer for organizing, editing, and sharing
  • Demonstrates how to put the pieces together to get better portraits, action shots, and outdoor shots in any sort of light.
  • Shares tips on the most common edits needed to improve shots

Featuring an abundance of useful tips, this helpful guide encourages you to take control of your Nikon 5200 to get the photos you want.

About the Author

Julie Adair King has been writing about digital cameras and photography for more than a decade. She is the author of several books on various Nikon and Canon cameras as well as Digital Photography For Dummies. She teaches beginning digital photographers at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre.

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      As I'm not a big reader, I found this book is my go to problem solver, if I read it I wouldn't have these problems. But I'm not to it is an excellent go to problem solver for me. I would recommend it any type of Photography from learner like me to expert that I want to be. Also easy to understand, as if I can understand it and make sense of it anyone can.

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        Introduction  1

        Part I: Fast Track to Super Snaps  5

        Chapter 1: Getting the Lay of the Land 7

        Chapter 2: Choosing Basic Picture Settings 41

        Chapter 3: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically 69

        Chapter 4: Exploring Live View Photography and Movie Making 85

        Part II: Working with Picture Files  121

        Chapter 5: Playback Mode: Viewing, Erasing, and Protecting Photos 123

        Chapter 6: Downloading, Printing, and Sharing Your Photos 153

        Part III: Taking Creative Control  183

        Chapter 7: Getting Creative with Exposure and Lighting 185

        Chapter 8: Manipulating Focus and Color 237

        Chapter 9: Putting It All Together 279

        Part IV: The Part of Tens  295

        Chapter 10: Ten Fun (And Practical) Ways to Manipulate Your Photos 297

        Chapter 11: Ten Special-Purpose Features to Explore on a Rainy Day 329

        Index  343

        ISBN: 9781118530474
        ISBN-10: 1118530470
        Series: For Dummies
        Audience: General
        Format: Paperback
        Language: English
        Number Of Pages: 384
        Published: 3rd May 2013
        Country of Publication: US
        Dimensions (cm): 23.1 x 18.7  x 1.9
        Weight (kg): 0.87
        Edition Number: 1