Nikon D40/D40x Digital Field Guide
is filled with everything you need to know in order to take amazing photographs using your Nikon D40 or Nikon D40x. This full-color portable guide walks you through the essential controls, features, and functions of your Nikon D40 or D40x 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. The Nikon D40/D40x 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, this book also presents you with a variety of tips and tricks to capturing portraits, candids, sports, travel, macro photography, and much more.
From the Back Cover
Picture yourself capturing the perfect shot A new world of photographic experiences awaits you as you move up to a digital SLR with your Nikon D40 or D40x. Get started with your new D40 or D40x right away with this guide′s Quick Tour. Ready to customize your camera′s settings? Chapter 3 tells you how. Want advice on getting perfect shots of sunsets, landscapes, people, or your son′s soccer game? Check Chapter 7. But whatever you do, get out there and take pictures. And take this book along. Identify and use all your camera′s controls and features Discover how lenses work and select the ones you need Learn to fix minor problems, including red–eye, by using the Retouch menu Get complete recipes for shooting events, fireworks, night scenes, landscapes, people, pets, water, action, and more Find out how to download your pictures and troubleshoot common camera problems