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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Getting to Know the Nikon D90

    1. Resetting the Camera's Defaults

    2. Snapshot Shooting in Auto Mode

    3. The Viewfinder Status Display

    4. The LCD Control Panel

    5. Viewing Your Images

    6. Using Scene Modes

    7. Snapshot Tips

  2. Chapter 2 Anatomy of the Nikon D90

    1. What Is an SLR Anyway?

    2. Cleaning and Maintenance

    3. Body Parts

    4. The Nikon D90 Menu System

    5. Holding the Camera

    6. The Lens

    7. More Auto Practice

  3. Chapter 3 Playing Back Images

    1. Image Review

    2. Image Playback

    3. Erasing Images

    4. Protecting Images

  4. Chapter 4 Image Transfer

    1. Media Cards

    2. Transferring from Your Camera

    3. Installing the Nikon Software

    4. Transferring Images to a Windows Computer

    5. Transferring Images to a Macintosh Computer

    6. Using Nikon Transfer for Mac or Windows

    7. Transferring Images Manually Using Windows or the Mac

    8. Using the Camera to Select Images for Transfer

    9. Organizing Your Images

    10. After You've Transferred Your Images

  5. Chapter 5 Photography 101

    1. Over- and Underexposure

    2. Exposure Mechanisms

    3. Why There Are Two Ways to Control Light

    4. Thinking Again About Auto Mode

    5. Summing Up

  6. Chapter 6 Program Mode

    1. Switching to Program Mode

    2. Focusing Revisited

    3. Focus Modes

    4. Getting Creative with Flexible Program

    5. Vibration Reduction: Help with Handheld Shooting

    6. Changing ISO

    7. White Balance

    8. Release Mode and the Self-Timer

    9. Choosing an Image Size and Format

    10. Summing Up Program Mode

  7. Chapter 7 Advanced Exposure

    1. The Light Meter Revisited

    2. Using Exposure Compensation to Over- or Underexpose

    3. Using the Histogram

    4. Using Priority Modes to Control Exposure

    5. Manual Mode

    6. Exposure Bracketing

    7. Scene Modes Revisited

    8. Picture Controls

    9. Creating a Better Exposure with Fill Flash

    10. Active D-Lighting: The Virtual Flash

    11. A Word About Dynamic Range

    12. In-Camera Retouching and Editing

    13. Choosing a Color Space

    14. Summing Up

  8. Chapter 8 Finding and Composing a Photo

    1. Learning to See Again

    2. How to Make a Photo

    3. Practice

  9. Chapter 9 Specialty Shooting

    1. Live View

    2. Shooting Panoramas

    3. Low-Light Shooting

    4. Shooting Video

    5. Shooting Multiple Exposures

  10. Chapter 10 Flash Shooting

    1. Controlling Existing Light

    2. Using the D90's On-Camera Flash

    3. Red-Eye Reduction

    4. Using an External Flash

  11. Chapter 11 Raw Shooting

    1. What Is Raw?

    2. Why Use Raw?

    3. Raw Hassles (the Disadvantages)

    4. Shooting Raw with the Nikon D90

    5. Processing Your Raw Files

  12. Chapter 12 Customizing the D90

    1. My Menu and Recent Settings

    2. Custom Settings

    3. Lenses