Nikon D600 Digital Field Guide

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 14, 2013 - Photography - 320 pages
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Everything you need to know to take amazing photos with your Nikon D600

This full-color, portable guide goes beyond the owner's manual to deliver clear, succinct descriptions of how the Nikon D600's features and functions work. Perfectly sized to fit in your camera bag, this portable guide offers professional advice on everything from composing a variety of shots to choosing lenses and downloading photos. Veteran author J. Dennis Thomas clearly explains how to get the exact shots you want, when you want them, and shares beautiful color photos from his own collection.

  • Features step-by-step instructions and full-color images of each menu screen
  • Teaches you how to adjust white balance, autofocus, exposure, and choose lenses, and when and why to use each of those settings
  • Covers the essentials of lighting, composition, and exposure
  • Includes a bonus gray and color checker card that allows new DSLR owners to capture perfect color in any environment.

Packed with amazing examples, Nikon D600 Digital Field Guide helps you master all the menus, modes and controls of this feature-filled dSLR, and presents you with a variety of tips and tricks to capturing portraits, candids, sports, travel, macro photography, and much more.

 

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Contents

Nikon D600 Essentials
31
Autofocus
46
Release Modes
52
White Balance
58
NEF RAW
69
Setting up the Nikon D600
75
CHAPTER 4
89
The Custom Settings Menu
104
FineTuning Your Exposure
185
Working with Light
193
Creative Lighting System Basics
210
Working with Live View and Video
213
Live View Still Photography
217
Frame Size and Frame Rate
223
Viewing and Shooting Using
229
Advanced Topics
233

Battery order
114
My Menu
143
Selecting and Using Lenses with the Nikon D600
147
ThirdParty Lenses
150
Standard or Midrange Zoom Lenses
158
Extension tubes
169
Controlling Exposure
173
Working with Offcamera Flashes
240
HDR and Tone Mapping
251
APPENDIX
256
Speedlights
262
Glossary
268
Index
275
Copyright

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About the author (2013)

J. Dennis Thomas is a freelance photographer with nearly 25 years of experience behind the lenses of Nikon cameras. He has written more than a dozen successful Nikon Digital Field Guides. His work has also appeared in Rolling Stone, SPIN, Elle, Ebony, W, and Digital Photo Magazine.

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