Your Nikon D5100 has a 16.2 megapixel CMOS sensor, a vari-angle LCD monitor designed for creativity, and Nikon's history of superb image quality. Whether you're a dSLR beginner or a veteran, you'll find everything you need in this portable guide. Master every button and dial on your camera, get tips on working with light and fine-tuning exposure, explore different lenses, and learn to shoot video. Grab your D5100 and this book, and go capture the world.
Become familiar with all the controls and components as well as the many specialized exposure and scene modes
Understand exposure, the different flash exposure modes, and flash 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 help you achieve accurate white balance and color