Learn to use every feature of your D5000, and capture great shots every time!
Even if your Nikon D5000 is your first digital camera, this fun and friendly full-color guide will boost your confidence in no time! First, you'll learn to set up your camera and use the many automatic settings. Then you'll be ready to take creative control; use advanced modes; experiment with lighting, focus, and color; and download your photos for sharing.
Start off easy — get acquainted with all the buttons, dials, and menus, and learn to use the automatic modes
See what you've got — position the cool rotating monitor for Live View photography, movie recording, or picture playback
Choose the right settings — find out which options work best for portraits, action shots, close-ups, and more
Secrets exposed — understand the exposure trio of aperture, shutter speed, and ISO, and learn to use the camera's advanced exposure features
Show them off — download, organize, and archive your photos, and prepare them for printing, e-mail, or slide shows
Open the book and find:
How to record HD movies
Tips on using flash
Advice on correcting color with white balance
When and how to shoot in the RAW format
Easy-to-understand explanations of technical jargon