- Paperback: 552 pages
- Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning; International edition edition (27 Oct. 2009)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1435456319
- ISBN-13: 978-1435456310
- Product Dimensions: 23.3 x 18.6 x 3.6 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 892,007 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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David Busch's Nikon D300s Guide to Digital SLR Photography Paperback – 27 Oct 2009
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Introduction. 1. Shooting Your First Nikon D300s Picture. 2. The Canon Nikon D300s Roadmap. 3. Setting Up Your Nikon D300s. 4. Setup: Playback and Shooting Menus. 5. Setup: Custom Settings Menu. 6. Setup: Setup Menu, Retouch Menu, My Menu. 7. Optimizing Exposure. 8. Movie-Making and Advanced Techniques. 9. Working with Lenses. 10. Working with Light. 11. Downloading and Editing. 12. Troubleshooting Your Nikon D300s. Glossary. Index.
About the Author
With more than a million books in print, David D. Busch is the world's #1 selling digital camera guide author, and the originator of popular digital photography series like David Busch's Pro Secrets and David Busch's Quick Snap Guides. He has written more than a dozen hugely successful guidebooks for Canon and Canon digital SLR models, as well as many popular books devoted to dSLRs, including Mastering Digital SLR Photography, Second Edition, and Digital SLR Pro Secrets. As a roving photojournalist for more than twenty years, he illustrated his books, magazine articles, and newspaper reports with award-winning images. He's operated his own commercial studio, suffocated in formal dress while shooting weddings-for-hire, and shot sports for a daily newspaper and upstate New York college. His photos and articles have appeared in Popular Photography & Imaging, The Rangefinder, The Professional Photographer, and hundreds of other publications. He has also reviewed dozens of digital cameras for CNet and Computer Shopper, and his advice has been featured in National Public Radio's "All Tech Considered." When About.com named its top five books on Beginning Digital Photography, debuting at the #1 and #2 slots were Busch's Digital Photography All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies and Mastering Digital Photography. During the past year, he's had as many as five of his books listed in the Top 20 of Amazon.com's Digital Photography Bestseller list-simultaneously! Busch's 120-plus other books published since 1983 include bestsellers like David Busch's Quick Snap Guide to Digital SLR Lenses. Visit his website at http://www.dslrguides.com.
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Top Customer Reviews
The book is well illustrated in colour throughout except where black and white is used for a specific illustrative purpose. Its main readership would be anyone who wants to increase their knowledge of the D300s capabilities. It is comprehensive and covers many areas of general photography not specific to the D300s. I have certainly found the book most useful.
Why only four stars. Well there are a number of unfortunate text errors in the book through poor quality control. Most are obvious, but I was left wondering about any less obvious errors which I may have missed. Page 37 indicates that use of the "Autofocus Points" will be dealt with in more detail in Chapter 2. Unfortunately there is precious little extra information in Chapter 2, Chapter 7 page 280 is the place to look. On page 38 the "Info" button is referenced and confused with the position and icon of the "Help/Protect" button.Read more ›
It explains all the features of the D300s in a much clearer manner than the manual and it does it in a very clear and precise way and does not assume you are an expert photographer to begin with.
I am really getting a lot more out of my camera having read this and I am getting better pictures too!
Reading this has been a real benefit.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Good read. Very informative and expanding on the instructions supplied by Nikon. A must have for any serious amateur photographer.Published on 23 July 2012 by David Loftus
If you want a comprehensive, easy to understand manual for your Nikon D300s then this is the book for you.Published on 23 April 2012 by Mr. I. Harper
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