From the Back Cover
Harness the power of this versatile camera and maximize every feature Your Nikon D300s is known for its awesome performance in low–light conditions, its super–powerful 51–point autofocus system, and the really, really long list of ways you can customize it. This friendly guide is known for making it easy to use every one of these features. Get the scoop here, and you′ll start getting excited about what you can create! When quality counts — learn when to shoot RAW and when to use JPEG or TIFF Master exposure — enjoy the ease of Programmed Auto mode, then step up to shutter–priority auto, aperture–priority auto, or manual exposure Capture perfect color — create custom white balance settings, choose the best color space, and fine–tune colors Decipher the lingo — make sense of technical terms such as bit depth, compression, metadata, and more Flash forward — take advantage of Flash Compensation, FV Lock, commander mode, and other flash options Open the book and find: How to set up your camera for the way you shoot Tips on controlling depth of field How to capture action with Dynamic Area autofocus Steps for processing RAW files in the camera How to use dual memory card slots Help with recording HD movies Advice on handling tricky lighting situations How to include copyright information and text comments in picture files Learn to: Get the most from every menu option Adjust the camera controls and shooting modes to get the results you want Manipulate exposure, focus, and color to suit your creative vision
About the Author
Julie Adair King has written six editions of Digital Photography For Dummies as well as other For Dummies guides on specific Nikon and Canon dSLR cameras. She has been writing about digital photography for more than a decade, and also works one–on–one with beginning digital photographers at the Palm Beach Photographic Centre.