Nikon DSLR: The Ultimate Photographer's Guide

Nikon DSLR: The Ultimate Photographer's Guide

by Jim White


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Whilst camera-specific guides provide the how-to, manual style information on how to use your particular model of camera, this manufacturer-specific guide provides you with all the information you need as a Nikon DSLR photographer to optimise your workflow and capture great images.Jim White and Tony Sweet show you how to increase the quality of your photos, save time and work smarter, starting with the most pressing questions: Which camera should you use? Which lens is best? Which accessories are must-haves? How can you get the most out of Nikon's Capture NX Software? In-depth, specific features of the newest Nikon DSLRs are also covered, helping you to make your camera really work for you. Complete with practical advice, key workflow solutions and detailed images that display multiple camera functions, this book is a must have for every Nikon photographer.Part of Focal's Digital Workflow series, this is the Nikon version of the popular Canon DSLR: The Ultimate Photographer's Guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138417977
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/09/2017
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.75(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Basics 3

The ExposureTriangie 3

Aperture 3

Shutter Speed 4

Aperture and Depth of Field 8

ISO 17

Resolution and Sensor Size 18

Getting Started 20

Chapter 2 Setting Up Your Worktlow 27

A Successful Workflow 27

Color Space 27

JPEG or RAW 28

Transferring Images to Your Computer 33

Storage 34

Color Management 36

Corey Hiltz 37

Chapter 3 Common Features of Nikon Digital SLR Cameras 45

Thoughtful Design 45

Nancy Rotenberg 54

Chapter 4 The Cameras 61

Which Nikon Camera? 61

The Nikon D40 61

The Nikon D80 64

The Nikon D300 67

The Nikon D3 70

Chapter 5 Shooting Modes 77

Which Shooting Mode Do I Choose? 77

Full Auto 79

Creative Photography; Digital Vari-Program Modes 80

Advanced Shooting Modes 85

Sue Milestone 92

Chapter 6 Getting Good Color and a Good Exposure 97

Color Temperature and White Balance 97

Focusing and Exposure 103

Jack Kennealy 112

Chapter 7 Nikon Glass 117

The Nikon Name 117

Lens Terminology 117

Nikon Lens Terminology 122

Some Nikkor Lenses to Consider 122

What Lenses Do I Buy? 132

Chapter 8 Flash Photography 135

Why Shoot With a Flash? 135

Keeping It Natural 135

Nikon's Creative Lighting System 136

Using the Built-in Flash 139

Nikon Speedlites 140

Flash Photography With a Speedlite 142

George Schoeber 144

Chapter 9 Getting Your Best Shot from the Digital Negative 151

Overview 151

Nikon Capture NX 2 151

Other Considerations 156

Aperture 160

In Conclusion 160

Peter B. Kaplan 161

Index 167

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