You've decided to upgrade from your old point-and-shoot by purchasing the compact and economical Nikon D60, an SLR model without all the bulk. Now, make the most of your new digital camera by actually learning how to use all those options and settings! Take advantage of external controls and learn how to navigate the camera menus to fully customize internal options so that you can capture, share, and print photographs like a professional. You'll find out how to understand the controls, navigate the menus, choose your settings, access internal options, and become familiar with automatic modes. You'll learn to use the Image Quality and Image Size settings, which are necessary for both automatic and manual picture-taking. Then, you can easily express your creativity by managing aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and editing your photographs on a computer. You will download photos and print them to share with your friends and family! You will find out how to: Master camera controls Use automatic and manual modes Change, focus, and zoom lenses Adjust picture quality and resolution Manipulate exposure and lighting Work with picture files Print and share photos Complete with lists of ten photo-retouching tricks from repairing red eye to cropping photos and ten special-purpose features you can explore on a rainy day, Nikon D60 For Dummies is your one-stop guide to taking and sharing the pictures like a pro.
Introduction. Part I: Fast Track to Super Snaps. Chapter 1: Getting the Lay of the Land. Chapter 2: Taking Great Pictures, Automatically. Chapter 3: Controlling Picture Quality and Size. Chapter 4: Reviewing Your Photos. Part II: Taking Creative Control. Chapter 5: Getting Creative with Exposure and Lighting. Chapter 6: Manipulating Focus and Color. Chapter 7: Putting It All Together. Part III: Working with Picture Files. Chapter 8: Downloading, Organizing, and Archiving Your Photos. Chapter 9: Printing and Sharing Your Photos. Part IV: The Part of Tens. Chapter 10: Ten Fast Photo-Retouching Tricks. Chapter 11: Ten Special-Purpose Features to Explore on a Rainy Day. Appendix: Firmware Notes and Menu Map. Index.
Julie Adair King has been writing about digital cameras and photography for over a decade. She is author of Digital Photography For Dummies as well as Nikon D40/D40x For Dummies and several other digital photography titles.
Snap up this book and start snapping super shots with your Nikon D60 Your Nikon D60 gives you all the power of digital SLR photography in a compact, economical package. You don't want to waste any of your camera's amazing features, but if you're new to digital photography or dSLRs, all the options can make your head swim. Here's the fun and friendly way to get comfortable with every setting and every shooting situation! Get set up — find out how to work with lenses, navigate menus, and customize the camera to your shooting style Choose the right settings — find out which options work best for different subjects Take creative control — manage aperture, shutter speed, and other advanced features to manipulate exposure, focus, and color Review your results — check your images on the camera, download them, and organize them with Nikon ViewNX Share the fun — print or e-mail pictures, create a slide show, or make a stop-motion movie Open the book and find: A guide to your D60's buttons and dials Easy-to-understand explanations of technical jargon Secrets to getting the best picture quality Complete coverage of every camera feature Tips for shooting action, scenic vistas, portraits, and more How to shoot Raw files for ultimate picture control Ten terrific retouching tricks Flash techniques and other lighting tricks