Mastering the Nikon D610 by Darrell Young provides a wealth of experience-based information and insights for owners of the new D610 camera. Darrell is determined to help the user navigate past the confusion that often comes with complex and powerful professional camera equipment. This book explores the features and capabilities of the camera in a way that far surpasses the user's manual. It guides readers through the camera features with step-by-step setting adjustments; color illustrations; and detailed how, when, and why explanations for each option. Every button, dial, switch, and menu configuration setting is explored in a user-friendly manner, with suggestions for setup according to various shooting styles. Darrell's friendly and informative writing style allows readers to easily follow directions while feeling as if a friend dropped in to share his knowledge. The learning experience for new D610 users goes beyond just the camera itself and covers basic photography technique.
Your plain–English, full–color guide to the Nikon D7200 Your Nikon D7200 comes packed with enough power to satisfy even seasoned photographers. Unfortunately, it doesn′t come with an easy guide on how to adjust the camera′s settings to get the photos you want. That′s where Nikon D7200 For Dummies comes in! Brimming with the tips, tricks, and friendly instruction you′d gain in a basic photography course, it shows you how to get the very most out of your new Nikon D7200 without losing your cool. Written by an experienced photographer and photography teacher, this fun, no–nonsense guide quickly gets you up and running on taking your first photos in automatic mode, then moves on to help you grasp more advanced features, like controlling exposure, adjusting color and focus for better results, using scene modes and priority modes, shooting portraits, action shots, outdoor shots, and night images and so much more. Navigate your camera′s buttons, dials, and settings Apply pro tricks to get better color, focus, and sharpness from your images Control exposure settings and jump from auto mode to manual Make sense of tricky material through full–color explanations of core photography concepts If you′re the proud new owner of a Nikon D7200, but don′t have a ton or any experience with cameras, this hands–on guide will have you taking photos like a pro in no time!
Now that you’ve bought the amazing Nikon D7200, you need a book that goes beyond a tour of the camera’s features to show you exactly how to use the camera to take great pictures. With Nikon D7200: From Snapshots to Great Shots, you get the perfect blend of photography instruction and camera reference that will take your images to the next level! Beautifully illustrated with large, vibrant photos, this book teaches you how to take control of your photography to get the image you want every time you pick up the camera. Follow along with your friendly and knowledgeable guide, photographer and author Jerod Foster, and you will: Learn the top ten things you need to know about shooting with the D7200 Use the D7200’s automatic scene modes to get better shots right away Take full control over the look and feel of your images withprofessional modes Master the photographic basics of composition, focus, depth of field, and much more Learn all the best tricks and techniques for getting great action shots, landscapes, and portraits Find out how to get great photos in low light Learn to use the improved AF system and other new D7200 features Grasp all the concepts and techniques as you go, with assignments at the end of every chapter And once you’ve got the shot, show it off! Join the book’s Flickr group, share your photos, and discuss how you use your camera to get great shots at flickr.com/groups/nikond7200_fromsnapshotstogreatshots.
A must-have, full-color guide to the Nikon D7100 The Nikon D7100 is an ideal camera for beginning photographers who may lack structured photography training but are still eager and determined to take great photos. And that?s where this fun-and-friendly guide comes in handy! Packed with more than 300 full-color photos, this introductory guide begins by helping you get a feel for the camera, get comfortable shooting in auto mode, managing playback options, and handle basic troubleshooting strategies. Veteran author Julie Adair King walks you through the D7100's features and encourages you to take creative control so that you can start capturing stunning pictures immediately. Packs in more than 300 full-color photos that exemplify the basic photo skills needed to get great shots Shares a wealth of information from one of the most popular digital photography authors Walks you through adjusting manual settings to get better results from exposure, lighting, focus, and color Contains an entire chapter on video mode Explains how to send images to a computer for organizing, editing, and sharing Nikon D7100 For Dummies helps you get a grasp on your camera's controls so you can start taking memorable photos today!
Now that you’ve bought the amazing Nikon D7100, you need a book that goes beyond a tour of the camera’s features to show you exactly how to use the D7100 to take great pictures. With Nikon D7100: From Snapshots to Great Shots, you get the perfect blend of photography instruction and camera reference that will take your images to the next level. Beautifully illustrated with large, vibrant photos, this book teaches you how to take control of your photography to get the image you want every time you pick up the camera. Follow along with your friendly and knowledgeable guide, pro photographer John Batdorff, and you will: Learn the top ten things you need to get up and running with the D7100 Use the D7100’s automatic scene modes to get better shots right away Take full control over the look and feel of your images with professional modes Master the photographic basics of composition, focus, depth of field, and much more Learn all the best tricks and techniques for getting great action shots, landscapes, and portraits Find out how to get great shots in low light Use spot white balance in Live View and other new D7100 features And once you’ve got the shot, show it off! Join the book’s Flickr group, share your photos, and discuss how you use your camera to get great shots at flickr.com/groups/nikond7100_fromsnapshotstogreatshots.
Amazing photos are just a touch away with your Nikon D5500and For Dummies The Nikon D5500 is the ideal camera for the connectedgeneration. With WiFi connectivity and a touchscreen interface, itoffers all the convenience of a smartphone combined with the powerof a DSLR camera. Nikon D5500 For Dummies is the ultimatefull-color guide to your new camera, packed with all the tips,tricks, and know-how you need to start shooting with your NikonD5500. From using camera controls to exploring lens and flashoptions, working in auto modes to making the most of manualsettings, understanding exposure to adjusting color and focus, andeverything in between, this fun and easy resource has youcovered. Walk through the features of your Nikon D5500 and discoverwhat each camera control does Take your first photos in automatic mode, then work your way upto scene modes, priority modes, and manual settings Gain insight into exposure, lighting, composition, color,focus, and other digital photography basics Put your skills to work to shoot better portraits, actionshots, outdoor photos, and night images If you're ready to focus on your Nikon D5500 and all it can do,Nikon D5500 For Dummies is here to help!
Learn all about the Nikon D7000?the fun and friendly For Dummies way! Whether you?re a digital camera beginner or an experienced photographer, this is the book you need to get the most out of the Nikon D7000, the update to Nikon?s popular D90 model. The helpful tips and tricks in this fun and easy guide will get you quickly up to speed on the D7000?s 16-megapixel sensor, 1080 HD video capabilities, eight-frames-per-second burst, improved ISO, and much more. Helps you get every bit of functionality out of the Nikon D7000 camera Walks you through its exciting new features, including the 16-megapixel sensor, 1080 HD video, 8-frames-per-second burst, improved ISO, and 39 autofocus points Guides you through the basics and beyond on lighting, exposure, focus, and color Reviews the important steps of getting photos from the camera to a PC, developing an effective file system, and sharing photos via print or online Shares photo-retouching tips and unique features of the camera that can be applied to various shooting situations Shoot stills, shoot video, and shoot, you?re a professional photographer! It all starts here, with this great guide.
Olympus launched the OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera with a specific purpose in mind: to create a Micro Four Thirds camera for professional and advanced enthusiast photographers. As the flagship Micro Four Thirds camera, the E-M1 Mark II is the peak of the Olympus digital imaging system. It is a true system camera for those who demand the best in cameras, lenses, and image quality. Darrell Young s Mastering the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II explores the features and capabilities of the camera in a way that far surpasses the user's manual. It is designed to guide readers through the camera s features with step-by-step setting adjustments; color illustrations; and detailed how, when, and why explanations for each option. Every button, dial, switch, and menu configuration setting is explored in a user-friendly manner, with suggestions for setup according to various shooting styles. Darrell s friendly and informative writing style allows readers to easily follow directions while feeling as if a friend dropped in to share his knowledge. The learning experience for new E-M1 Mark II users goes beyond just the camera itself and covers basic photography technique. "
This book is for anyone upgrading from their Nikon D90 or current DSLR to the highly anticipated Nikon D7000. There's the manual, of course, as well as competing books, and while they all explain, often in 400+ pages, what the camera can do, none of them shows exactly how to use the camera to create great images! This book has one goal: to teach D7000 owners how to make great shots using their new Nikon camera. Users learn how to use the D7000 to create the type of photos that inspired them to buy the camera in the first place. Everything in the book is in service of creating a great image. Starting with the top ten things users needed to know about the camera, photographer John Batdorff carefully guides readers through the operating features. Owners get practical advice from a pro on which settings to use when, great shooting tips, and even end of chapter assignments.
Architectural Graphics focuses on the techniques, methodologies, and graphic tools used in conveying architectural ideas. The book takes a look at equipment and materials, architectural drafting, and architectural drawing conventions. Discussions focus on drawing pencils, technical drawing pens, set squares/templates, circle templates/compasses, line weight/line types, drafting technique, drawing circular elements, floor plan, doors and windows in plan, stairs, wall indications, plan grids, and site boundaries. The manuscript examines rendition of value and context and graphic symbols and lettering. Topics include tonal values, media and techniques, value/texture rendition, material rendition, shades and shadows, people, furniture, graphic representation symbols, and hand lettering. The text explores freehand drawing and architectural presentations, including freehand sketching, graphic diagraming, and sketching equipment. The publication is a valuable reference for architects interested in doing further studies in architectural graphics.
The world's #1 rated and best-selling digital photography book, and the first ever Gold Honoree of the Benjamin Franklin Digital Award, gives you five innovations no other book offers: FREE VIDEO TRAINING. 6 HOURS of video training integrated into the book’s content (requires Internet access). Travel around the world with Tony and Chelsea as they teach you hands-on. Appendix A lists the videos so you can use the book like an inexpensive video course. TEACHER AND PEER SUPPORT. After buying the book, you get access to the private Stunning Digital Photography Readers group on Facebook where you can ask the questions and post pictures for feedback from Tony, Chelsea, and other readers. It’s like being able to raise your hand in class and ask a question! Instructions are in the introduction. FREE LIFETIME UPDATES. This book is regularly updated with new content (including additional videos) that existing owners receive for free. Updates are added based on reader feedback and questions, as well as changing photography trends and new camera equipment. This is the last photography book you'll ever need. HANDS-ON PRACTICES. Complete the practices at the end of every chapter to get the real world experience you need. 500+ ORIGINAL PICTURES. Detailed example pictures taken by the author and his wife in 15 countries demonstrate both good and bad technique. NO STOCK PHOTOS. Many pictures include links to the full-size image so you can zoom in to see every pixel. In this book, Tony Northrup (award-winning author of more than 30 how-to books and a professional portrait, wildlife, and landscape photographer) teaches the art and science of creating stunning pictures. First, beginner photographers will master: Composition Exposure Shutter speed Aperture Depth-of-field (blurring the background) ISO Natural light Flash Troubleshooting blurry, dark, and bad pictures Pet photography Wildlife photography (mammals, birds, insects, fish, and more) Sunrises and sunsets Landscapes Cityscapes Flowers Forests, waterfalls, and rivers Night photography Fireworks Raw files HDR Macro/close-up photography Advanced photographers can skip forward to learn the pro’s secrets for: Posing men and women. including corrective posing (checklists provided) Portraits (candid, casual, formal, and underwater) Group photos Remotely triggering flashes Using bounce flash and flash modifiers Using studio lighting on any budget Building a temporary or permanent studio at home Shooting your first wedding High speed photography Location scouting/finding the best spots and times Planning shoots around the sun and moon Star trails (via long exposure and image stacking) Light painting Eliminating noise Focus stacking for infinite depth-of-field Underwater photography Getting close to wildlife Using electronic shutter triggers
Mike Hagen opens up a whole new world to those photographers who are already well versed in photography, but may not have a clue about flash photography. With the new and rapidly evolving technology, flash photography (especially advanced light modeling with modern iTTL flash systems) has become an art in itself and should be mastered by all aspiring photographers-amateurs as well as professionals-who are often helpless when it comes to using the full potential of these systems. Using a simple, step-by-step method for setting up and using the newest Nikon iTTL flash units, Mike teaches all the steps required to achieve consistent and amazing flash photos. He solves the common frustrations associated with flash, and specifically teaches how to use the SB-600, SB-700, SB-800, SB-900, SB-910, and R1C1 strobes. Also included is a chapter showing system configuration so readers can duplicate the desired results on their own. Beginning at a basic level and progressing to more advanced techniques, Mike teaches you everything you need to know about mastering Nikon's iTTL flash system.
The Panasonic LUMIX LX100 is a compact zoom camera designed with the enthusiast and advanced photographer in mind. For those shooters looking for a very capable camera with a small profile--especially when compared to a DSLR--the LX100 hits the mark, and it does so without compromise in quality. With its Four Thirds sensor, its 24-75mm focal range, and its Leica f/1.7-2.8 lens, the LX100 has received much high praise. In fact, DP Review awarded the camera its highest ever score in its camera class and called it "one of the best photographers' cameras on the market and probably the best zoom compact ever made." In addition, the inclusion of 4k video and 4k photo mode put the LX100 in a class by itself. The Pocket Guide to the Panasonic LUMIX LX100 is a quick and to-the-point companion guide to help you make the most of this highly capable advanced camera. The basic operation of the LX100 is fairly straightforward for those photographers with an understanding of exposure and composition--adjusting the aperture and shutter speed are simple enough. But there are many next-generation features, functions, and customizable setups that even a seasoned photographer might overlook or not take full advantage of--features that, when implemented, could make all the difference in getting the shot. In this concise guide, Panasonic LUMIX Luminary Rob Knight shares his real-world experience with the LX100. Rob doesn't spend time rehashing the basics of the exposure triangle; instead, he dives into a curated collection of the LX100's best features and capabilities that he uses regularly. Some of the topics covered include: The best focus modes and settings based on the shooting situation Customizable Function (Fn) button and Control Dial options In-Camera RAW processing Shooting in Silent mode Multiple exposures and panoramas 4k photo mode WiFi settings and features And much more! Rob also discusses the coolest and best features of the LX100 that truly make a difference in how you use the camera, such as back-button focus, the pros and cons of electronic vs. mechanical shutter, how to customize the camera so it feels like you have a kit bag of prime lenses rather than a continuous zoom, and using external flash. Finally, Rob includes his favorite camera settings, setups, and suggestions for specific shooting situations, such as street photography, travel photography, macro photography, and timelapse photography.
David Busch’s Nikon D500 Guide to Digital SLR Photography is the most comprehensive reference and guide book for Nikon’s long-awaited 20.9-megapixel enthusiast/professional DX-format digital camera. With the same 180,000-pixel metering sensor and lightning-fast 153-point autofocus system found in Nikon’s top-of-the-line D5, this model offers precise exposure and fast focusing at up to 10 frames per second. The D500 adds stunning 4K/UHD video capabilities, and a new “SnapBridge” feature that provides a seamless connection between the camera and a smartphone using a Bluetooth link. With this book in hand, you will discover all the capabilities of the Nikon D500 as you explore the world of digital photography, develop your creativity, and capture the best photographs you’ve ever taken. Filled with detailed how-to steps and full-color illustrations, David Busch’s Nikon D500 Guide to Digital SLR Photography describes every feature of this sophisticated camera in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lens selection, lighting, and more. It relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. Also included is the handy camera “roadmap,” an easy-to-use visual guide to the D500’s features and controls. Learn when to use every option and, more importantly, when not to use them, by following the author’s recommended settings for every menu entry. With bestselling photographer and mentor David Busch as your guide, you’ll quickly have full creative mastery of your camera’s capabilities, whether you’re shooting on the job, taking pictures as an advanced enthusiast, or just out for fun. Start building your knowledge and confidence, while bringing your vision to light with the Nikon D500.