From the Back Cover
Harness the power and potential your D300 promises With 12.3 megapixels, a three–inch LCD, Live View, and the ability to shoot up to eight frames per second, your D300 is an awesome camera. The more you know about using it, the more you′ll get for your money, so take this guide with you on every shoot. Along with detailed instructions on using every feature, it provides full–color images of menu screens, helps you select lenses, and offers guidance for getting magnificent images in many situations. Become familiar with the function of the D300′s controls Refresh your knowledge of photography basics such as ISO, aperture, and depth of field Explore the possibilities with each type of lens and a variety of light sources Experiment with useful tips and advice for more than 15specific shooting situations Learn the secrets of getting great portraits, action shots, or night photos
About the Author
J. Dennis Thomas has been behind the lens of a camera for almost 20 years. He photographs a wide variety of subjects for various clients and runs his own custom photography company, Dead Sailor Productions. In addition to this he teaches black–and–white film photography and can be found playing guitar in music venues and acting on movie sets in and around Austin, Texas. This is his fourth Digital Field Guide .