A new world of photographic experiences awaits you as you move up to a digital SLR with your Nikon D40 or D40x. Get started with your new D40 or D40x right away with this guide's Quick Tour. Ready to customize your camera's settings? Chapter 3 tells you how. Want advice on getting perfect shots of sunsets, landscapes, people, or your son's soccer game? Check Chapter 7. But whatever you do, get out there and take pictures. And take this book along.
Identify and use all your camera's controls and features
Discover how lenses work and select the ones you need
Learn to fix minor problems, including red-eye, by using the Retouch menu
Get complete recipes for shooting events, fireworks, night scenes, landscapes, people, pets, water, action, and more
Find out how to download your pictures and troubleshoot common camera problems