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Nikon D7000 For Dummies
 
 

Nikon D7000 For Dummies [Kindle Edition]

Julie Adair King
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)

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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.

From the Back Cover

Learn all about your camera and how to shoot, edit, and share great photos In your Nikon D7000, you have top–of–the–line features that can make you a better photographer. Don′t waste a single one! This friendly guide makes it easy to fine–tune focus, use all the camera modes, master exposure, prepare your camera to shoot different types of scenes, and move beyond snapshots to really professional photos. Decipher the dials — learn your way around every control and mode and take advantage of what each has to offer Go from auto to pro — take better pictures right away in the Auto and Scene modes, and then step up to semi–auto and manual modes for even more photographic power And. . . action! — discover how to use the D7000′s advanced video features to record and edit HD movies Take control — balance ISO, aperture, and shutter speed for ideal exposure; manipulate depth of field; and learn to manage color Print perfection — after the shot, transfer images to your computer, process Raw files, produce stunning prints, and share pics online Open the book and find: Details about setting up your camera How to get the most from the powerful autofocus system Hints on balancing the elements of exposure Help with Live View photography Tips on understanding and managing white balance Ten cool features of the Retouch menu How to capture better portraits, landscapes, and action shots Tricks for taking better flash photos Learn to: Adjust your camera′s settings to capture any scene like a pro Master the D7000′s autofocus and autoexposure systems for improved images Use your camera′s video option to capture full HD videos

Product details

  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 31471 KB
  • Print Length: 403 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 111801202X
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 1 edition (6 Jan 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004IPPIIM
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #208,269 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Nikon D7000 for Dummies 11 Oct 2011
By Bodkin
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A great book, much easier on the eye and on the brain than the Nikon camera`s hand book. If I`ve got a spare few mins between busy this and busy that I like to pick up the book and open at just any page and take in the info, the camera it`s self is quite a technical chunk to take on board even for a fairly experienced amature but this book explains it perfectly.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Book 16 Aug 2011
Format:Paperback
This book should be with all nikon d7000s when sold.It simplifies the manual and like all manuals they can be off putting at times.
The advice the photographs the tips and the warnings are all worth the price.
She really takes you around the camera settings and programmes and before long you will be snapping with confidence.
Silver Breeze.
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Read 6 May 2011
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A brilliant book, full of information aimed at both the first time dSLR user to the more serious photographer. Written in simple to read and understand prose, interlaced with both practical advice for settings and humorous quips to help the reader understand some of the more esoteric aspects of digital photography. This Kindle edition does lose out in some ways because obviously it's in "black and white" and so too are the pictures, where it is somewhat difficult to see the detail of such things as artefacts and colour casts. The camera menus are easily read even though they are unable to be rescaled with text but they can be enlarged by changing to landscape mode, should you find it necessary to do so, which also helps with the pictures.
The reading experience for me is great: no more opening the Nikon User Manual to put it down on the desk where it immediately closes itself when I turn my attention back to the camera; no more fumbling with both hands turning pages. I can have the camera in front of me and the Kindle to one side where I can turn pages with one hand and operate the camera with the other - absolute joy. I'm still learning to use the Kindle properly but even after a short time I find reading and using this type of book easy. PDFs are a different matter as not all can be converted (but that's another story). I would thoroughly recommend this book for both beginners to digital photography and to those more experienced but new to the D7000. Also, based upon this book, I would have no hesitation in buying any other book written by Julie Adair King.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very good, clear guide to the camera 3 Jun 2013
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Very well organised and written. Lots of practical advice. Not afraid to say which features she does not have a use for. Everything I would want in a guide for a camera.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars IDEAL FOR THIS DUMMY 22 May 2013
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Call me a dummy if you like but I have found "NIKON D7000 FOR DUMMIES" very useful. I have always been a Nikon fan and decided to trade up by buying a D7000. because I wanted to up my game and develop my photographic skills. I was more than a little daunted by the challenge and I wondered whether I had taken a leap too far.

However, having researched several of the guides that covered the camera I opted for "DUMMIES" as it seemed to be just what I wanted. I have been working slowly through the book and although I have not yet gone right the way through it I have not been disappointed with the contents. It is written in clear, simple language so that even a dummy like me can get my head around the handling of the D7000. If you are a photographic expert this is not the book for you. However, if you want a plain and simple guide that will lead the average amateur through the mysteries of the D7000 then this is the guide for you. Recommended.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Great book, but... 27 Feb 2013
By Russell
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My only comment would be that, it's a fantastic book and covers the camera's menus, shooting techniques & concepts from the novice to advanced user. However, the first (probably) half of the book covers far too much 'auto-mode'. Now by this I mean, if you bought a D7000 you should know a certain amount of the basics and I feel it's a waste of paper and should be in a general DSLR photography text. And yes, I know it's got the word dummies on the front!
I'd give it 8/10 honestly. Has helped me a great deal,
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars not such a dummy 27 Nov 2011
By evan
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this book doesnt really expand on the manual, but it is a little clearer. covers most of the important functions but didnt tell me much more than i already knew.great buy for the novice dslr buyer, not so good for those with experience.
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5.0 out of 5 stars A helpful guide 13 July 2014
By jacqui
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An excellent very informative book which is explained in in complicated terms.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
Rubbish. Complicated disjointed and incomprehensible.
Published 16 days ago by mr C J Keeble
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Excellent
Published 1 month ago by Grant McLaughlan
5.0 out of 5 stars Lots to learn
This book will take you through just about everything you will ever find useful with your camera in an easy to understand way. Recommended.
Published 6 months ago by walleyer
5.0 out of 5 stars better than the camera instuction manual
essential reading material i find the camera manuals to be not as user friendly as this publication with the tips and advice it contains. Read more
Published 7 months ago by la foster
4.0 out of 5 stars Book
I've only read the first 20 pages but it's not bad and a good complement to the handbook. I would buy it as the D7000 has many functions which need some explanation.
Published 11 months ago by paolo standerwick
5.0 out of 5 stars Great guide
As always, another "dummies guide" that really works... Easy to follow, and it gives clear advise all the way through.
Published 12 months ago by David Craig
5.0 out of 5 stars Better than the manual
I got more use out of this than I did the manual it made a lot more sense. Julie Adair King makes complicated stuff very simple to understand
Published 13 months ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Helpful
Really helpful easy to understand and makes it simply to use
Would recommend this book to anyone with a D7000
Published 13 months ago by deb339
5.0 out of 5 stars Simple to use
Very good book - does what it says on the tin - simple and straight forward with straight forward and easy to follow explanations.
Published 15 months ago by Creteliz
5.0 out of 5 stars D7000 for dummies
Its an excellent book to support the manual that comes with the D7000, however I wish these authors would stop saying "I never use these settings so I dont think you need to... Read more
Published 15 months ago by johnrhos
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