This full-color portable guide walks you through the essential controls, features, and functions of the Nikon D60 digital SLR using step-by-step instructions and full-color images of each menu screen. This robust guide not only shows you how to adjust white balance, autofocus, exposure, and choose lenses, it also teaches you when and why you should adjust each of these key settings. Additionally, the Nikon D60 Digital Field Guide goes beyond camera settings to offer you a refresher guide to the principles of digital photography, covering the essentials of lighting, composition, and exposure. Filled with amazing examples of actual Nikon D60 photography6, this book also presents a variety of tips and tricks to capturing portraits, candids, sports, travel, macro photography, and much more.
Go well beyond the basics with this essential guide to getting great shots with the Canon EOS 50D camera. Professional photographer and bestselling author Charlotte Lowrie packs this portable guide with over 290 pages of beautiful full-color photos, proven techniques, and no-fail formulas for tapping all the features this exciting new high-resolution DSLR camera offers.
Get to know your Canon EOS 50D, learn all the tricks, and then take this handy portable guide with you in the field for quick and easy reference.Master your Canon EOS 50D camera with expert guidance from Seattle-area professional photographer and popular author, Charlotte Lowrie Find pages of step-by-step techniques and professional tips that will help you understand all the functions, menus, and dials on your camera Explore topics that many competitive digital SLR books just touch on, including step-by-step instruction on exposure and composition Learn professional composition and lighting tricks Examine full-color examples of breathtaking ways to capture stills, portraits, and action shots
Canon EOS 50D Digital Field Guide is the latest in the bestselling Digital Field Guide series that has taught thousands of photographers and beginners how to get the most out of their digital cameras.
With so much helpful advice for getting the most out of your Canon EOS 5D Mark II, you'll be referencing this guide again and again.
Nikon's Creative Lighting System is like having a low-cost, wireless, studio lighting system that's portable enough to fit into a camera bag. Although the possibilities are endless and exciting, setting up, synchronizing the equipment, and determining lighting ratios can be a bit overwhelming. Luckily, this Digital Field Guide has been completely updated to shed some light on the situation!
Beginning with the basic functions of the Nikon SB-900, the SB-800, and the SB-600, the author then goes on to demystify the complexities of using multiple speedlights, adjusting flash outputs, and setting up a wireless studio.Clearly explains how to get the best results when using multiple speedlights Includes examples and unique advice on how to light specific subjects, such as weddings, wildlife, portraits, product shots, and corporate locations Covers other Creative Lighting System components, such as Nikon's wireless commander and macro speedlights
With this handy, on-the-go guide, you'll no longer be in the dark on Nikon's Creative Lighting System.
Exposure is the number one topic that digital photographers want to know about. This full-color book fits in your camera bag and provides all the information you need on this very important aspect of digital photography.
Exposure involves combining ISO, aperture, and shutter speed in different variations to accomplish your vision of the perfect image. Exposure Digital Field Guide takes you through the complex techniques of good exposure, taking you from hobbyist to serious amateur photographer.Explains how to adjust shutter speed and aperture to control the amount of light hitting the camera's light sensor Teaches you how to "see the light" for the perfect exposure Helps you gain confidence as you move from automatic controls into manipulating the elements of exposure for specific results Packed with stunning full-color photographs to illustrate what you can achieve Provides suggested settings for various shooting situations and subjects Includes a tear-out color checker card to help you maintain true color Fits in your camera bag for ready reference in the field
Exposure Digital Field Guide helps you master one of the most complex and intricate elements of digital photography.
Chapter 1: Exploring the Nikon D5100- This chapter identifies every button, dial, and indicator on your camera and walks you through setting up your Nikon D5100 for immediate use.
Chapter 2: Nikon D5100 Essentials- This chapter teaches you how each of your camera’s modes functions, from fully automatic to the daunting manual mode. It also covers how to adjust key exposure settings such as ISO, shutter speed, and aperture.
Chapter 3: Setting Up the Nikon D5100- Chapter 3 covers the Nikon D5100’s menu screens and how to navigate your way through them in setting up and using your new camera.
Chapter 4: Selecting and Using Lenses for the Nikon D5100- In this chapter, you’ll find advice on choosing the best lenses for your camera, including recommendations for a variety of budgets and skill-levels.
Chapter 5: Understanding Exposure- This chapter gives a primer on the fundamentals of exposure to allow you to take the best possible photos now that you know how to make all necessary adjustments to your camera settings.
Chapter 6: Working with Light- Within this chapter, you’ll find an explanation of flash options from shooting with the built-in flash, modifying flash exposure, shooting with a speedlite, or using a wireless flash, and much more.
Chapter 7: Working with Live View and Video- Chapter 7 teaches you the tips, tricks, and workarounds you’ll need to effectively use your live view as well as to capture stunning video.
Chapter 8: Real- world Applications- This chapter refreshes your photo knowledge with overviews on how to shoot landscape, portrait photography, action photography, night photography and more.
Chapter 9: Viewing and In-camera Editing- In this chapter, you will learn how to view and download your images from the D51000 as well as how to use the many in-camera editing options.
Appendix A: General Photography Tips- This appendix offers refreshers on depth of field and rules of composition.
Appendix B: Accessories- This appendix teaches you how to utilize the remote control, video accessories, GPS unit and much more.
Appendix C: How to Use the Gray Card and Color Checker- A bonus gray card and color checker are provided (bound within the book) to help you get the color right on every shot. This appendix teaches you how to make the most of this great add-on.
The Nikon D5100 Digital Field Guide is a friendly, efficient, clearly-illustrated guide that will enable you to confidently capture beautiful images with your new Nikon D5100.
Composition requires purposeful placement of elements within the frame, including backgrounds, foregrounds, main subjects, and much more. It can take years to acquire strong compositional skills. That's where Composition Digital Field Guide comes in. Packed with full-color photos, this handy guide teaches you how to bring together photographic elements to produce photos that are unique, creative, and memorable.Addresses the skills required to master the art of good composition when taking digital photos Walks you through framing your images carefully, which is the first key step in capturing a strong photograph Features hundreds of stunning and inspiring full-color photos of people, wildlife, and landscapes Includes the newest feature of the Digital Field Guide series: a removable color checker card to help ensure true color in your photographs
It will be difficult to keep your composition while reading the invaluable advice in Composition Digital Field Guide!
One of the most important aspects of photography is lighting, but getting the lighting right is tricky. When should you use flash? Are a camera’s automatic settings dependable? Should you use reflectors or diffusers and where do you place them? This handy, portable reference will show you when, where, and how to create and capture perfect light, every time. The book includes a color checker card to help you maintain true color, as well as examples of stunningly-lit photos of people, wildlife, and landscapes to inspire you.Walks you through the essentials of lighting for digital photography Helps beginning and intermediate photographers leave the safety of automatic settings and confidently control lighting themselves Shows how to evaluate natural light, decide when to use flash, and how and when to use diffusers or reflectors Includes a tear-out color checker card to help you maintain true color in your photographs Comes in the handy, portable Digital Field Guides size, perfect for camera bags
Create and capture the perfect lighting every time, with Lighting Digital Field Guide!
Nikon speedlights put creative control of flash at the photographer's command, and with Nikon's Creative Lighting System, flash control is practically intuitive and possibilities are seemingly endless. However, setting up, synchronizing the equipment, and determining lighting ratios can be a daunting task. This new edition of a bestseller puts your mind at ease in a flash.
Award-winning photographer Benjamin Edwards begins with the basics and demystifies the complexities of using multiple speedlights, adjusting flash outputs, and setting up a wireless studio in an understandable, approachable way.Teaches you how to fill in shadows, reveal detail, and add a sense of motion or visual effects to your images, all with automatic ease and total wireless control Includes coverage of other Creative Lighting System components such as Nikon's wireless commander and macro speedlights Explores the basic functions of the SB-910, continues with the SB-700 and the similar, but less expensive, SB-600 Boasts unique, detailed advice on lighting specific subjects: weddings, pets, product shots, corporate locations, portraits, large groups, sports, and much more
While the Nikon Creative Lighting System speedlights are like having a low cost, wireless, studio lighting system that's portable enough to fit in a camera bag, this invaluable guide does fit in your camera bag and goes where you go to help you take control of this amazing lighting system.
Wherever your imagination takes you, take this book along.Use the Quick Tour to get the feel of your camera right away Shift easily between semi-automatic and manual modes Work with flash and available lighting to achieve different effects Explore special lenses like macro, vibration reduction, and teleconverters Discover the secrets of perfect action, business, portrait, or nature photography Make downloading and editing problem-free
As one of Nikon's most advanced cameras offered in the entry-level line of dSLRs, the Nikon D5200 boasts a smarter system for focusing and tracking moving subjects as well as a sharper sensor for capturing finely detailed images. This handy, portable field guide is filled with everything you want and need to know in order to take memorable photos with your Nikon D5200. Packed with full-color photos, this resource walks you through the camera's controls, features, and functions using step-by-step instructions along with color images of each menu screen.Details how to use the features, functions, and menu system of the Nikon D5200 Teaches you how, when, and why you should adjust white balance, autofocus, exposure, lenses Goes beyond camera settings to offer you a refresher guide to the principles of digital photography by covering the essentials of lighting, composition, and exposure Features helpful examples along with a variety of tips and tricks to capturing portraits, candids, sports, travel, macro photography, and more Includes a grey and color checker card to help you capture perfect color in any setting
With so much helpful advice for getting the most out of your Nikon D5200, you'll be referencing this guide again and again.
Canon EOS 6D Digital Field Guide is packed with so much helpful advice for getting the most out of your Canon EOS 6D, you'll find yourself referencing it again and again