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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 Using the Nikon D90

    1. First Use of the Nikon D90

    2. Initial Camera Setup

  2. Chapter 2 Exposure Metering System, Exposure Modes, and Histogram

    1. Section 1 – Metering Systems

    2. Section 2 – Exposure Modes

    3. Section 3 – Histogram

  3. Chapter 3 White Balance

    1. How does White Balance (WB) Work?

    2. Color Temperature

    3. Method 1 – Manually Setting White Balance Using the WB Button

    4. Method 2 – Manually Setting White Balance Using the Rear LCD Menu and Selecting Options

    5. White Balance Bracketing

    6. Auto White Balance

    7. Should I Worry About White Balance If I Shoot in RAW Mode?

    8. White Balance Tips and Tricks

    9. Summary

  4. Chapter 4 Aperture and Shutter Speed

    1. Understanding the Camera’s Aperture

    2. How Does the Aperture Work? – An Experiment

    3. What Is an Aperture Number?

    4. Understanding Depth of Field

    5. Effect of Focal Length on Depth of Field

    6. Understanding the Camera’s Shutter Speed

    7. Using the Aperture and Shutter Speed Together for Great Pictures

    8. A Little More Exposure Detail

    9. General Shutter Speed/Aperture Exposure Rule

    10. Aperture and Shutter Speed Chart

    11. My Conclusions

  5. Chapter 5 Playback Menu

    1. Delete Function

    2. Playback Folder

    3. Hide Image

    4. Display Mode

    5. Image Review

    6. Rotate Tall

    7. Pictmotion

    8. Slide Show

    9. Print Set

    10. My Conclusions

  6. Chapter 6 Shooting Menu

    1. Setting Up the Shooting Menu

    2. Image Quality

    3. NEF (RAW) Format

    4. JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) Format

    5. Combined NEF and JPEG Shooting

    6. Supplementary Section – Understanding Image Formats

    7. Image Size

    8. White Balance

    9. ISO Sensitivity Settings

    10. Active D-Lighting

    11. Color Space

    12. Adobe RGB is for Me!

    13. Long Exposure NR

    14. High ISO Noise Reduction

    15. Active Folder

    16. Multiple Exposure

    17. Movie Settings

    18. Summary

  7. Chapter 7 Custom Setting Menu

    1. Configuring the Custom Settings

    2. Autofocus - Custom Settings a1 to a7

    3. Metering/Exposure - Custom Settings b1 to b4

    4. Timers/AE Lock - Custom Settings c1 to c5

    5. Shooting/Display - Custom Settings d1 to d12

    6. Bracketing/Flash - Custom Settings e1 to e6

    7. Controls - Custom Settings f1 to f7

    8. Summary

  8. Chapter 8 Setup Menu

    1. Format Memory Card

    2. LCD Brightness

    3. Clean Image Sensor

    4. Lock Mirror Up for Cleaning

    5. Video Mode

    6. High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)

    7. World Time

    8. Language

    9. Image Comment

    10. Auto Image Rotation

    11. Image Dust Off Ref Photo

    12. Battery Info

    13. GPS

    14. Firmware Version

    15. Summary

  9. Chapter 9 Retouch Menu, Recent Settings/My Menu

    1. Section 1

    2. Section 2

    3. Retouch Menus – Section 1

    4. Recent Settings/My Menu – Section 2

    5. Rank Items

    6. Summary

  10. Chapter 10 Multi-CAM 1000 Autofocus

    1. What Is the Multi-CAM 1000 Autofocus Module?

    2. Understanding the Autofocus, AF-Area, and Release Modes

    3. Autofocus Modes in Detail

    4. AF-Area Modes in Detail

    5. Release Modes in Detail

    6. Live View Autofocus

    7. My Conclusions

  11. Chapter 11 Nikon Creative Lighting System and the Nikon D90

    1. What Is the Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS)?

    2. How Does the D90 Fit into the CLS Scheme?

    3. What Is Commander Mode and How Does it Work?

    4. Using the Nikon D90 in Commander Mode

    5. Nikon D90 Commander Mode Settings

    6. Setting the Channel (CH) for Communication

    7. Selecting a Nikon Speedlight Flash Unit

    8. My Conclusions

  12. Chapter 12 D-Movie Mode: Video on Demand

    1. Basic Video Standards Information

    2. Camera Setup for Making D-Movies

    3. Displaying D-Movies

    4. Limitations in D-Movie Mode Video Capture

    5. My Conclusions

  1. Credits for Chapter Opening Images

    1. Chapter 1

    2. Chapter 2

    3. Chapter 3

    4. Chapter 4

    5. Chapter 5

    6. Chapter 6

    7. Chapter 7

    8. Chapter 8

    9. Chapter 9

    10. Chapter 10

    11. Chapter 11

    12. Chapter 12

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