Your Nikon D5100 has a 16.2 megapixel CMOS sensor, a vari-angleLCD monitor designed for creativity, and Nikon's history of superbimage quality. Whether you're a dSLR beginner or a veteran, you'llfind everything you need in this portable guide. Master everybutton and dial on your camera, get tips on working with light andfine-tuning exposure, explore different lenses, and learn to shootvideo. Grab your D5100 and this book, and go capture the world.
Become familiar with all the controls and components as well asthe many specialized exposure and scene modes
Understand exposure, the different flash exposure modes, andflash exposure compensation
Explore camera techniques for photographing action, events,nature, portraits, close-ups, nighttime views, and food
Learn to view and retouch images in the camera
Inside – your free gray and color checker card to helpyou achieve accurate white balance and color