Learn to use every feature of your D5000, and capture greatshots every time!
Even if your Nikon D5000 is your first digital camera, this funand friendly full-color guide will boost your confidence in notime! First, you'll learn to set up your camera and use the manyautomatic settings. Then you'll be ready to take creative control;use advanced modes; experiment with lighting, focus, and color; anddownload 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 monitorfor Live View photography, movie recording, or picture playback
Choose the right settings — find out which options workbest for portraits, action shots, close-ups, and more
Secrets exposed — understand the exposure trio ofaperture, shutter speed, and ISO, and learn to use the camera'sadvanced exposure features
Show them off — download, organize, and archive yourphotos, 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