Nikon D60 For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Mar 16, 2011 - Photography - 352 pages
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You've decided to upgrade from your old point-and-shoot by purchasing the compact and economical Nikon D60, an SLR model without all the bulk. Now, make the most of your new digital camera by actually learning how to use all those options and settings! Take advantage of external controls and learn how to navigate the camera menus to fully customize internal options so that you can capture, share, and print photographs like a professional.

You'll find out how to understand the controls, navigate the menus, choose your settings, access internal options, and become familiar with automatic modes. You'll learn to use the Image Quality and Image Size settings, which are necessary for both automatic and manual picture-taking. Then, you can easily express your creativity by managing aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and editing your photographs on a computer. You will download photos and print them to share with your friends and family! You will find out how to:

  • Master camera controls
  • Use automatic and manual modes
  • Change, focus, and zoom lenses
  • Adjust picture quality and resolution
  • Manipulate exposure and lighting
  • Work with picture files
  • Print and share photos

Complete with lists of ten photo-retouching tricks from repairing red eye to cropping photos and ten special-purpose features you can explore on a rainy day, Nikon D60 For Dummies is your one-stop guide to taking and sharing the pictures like a pro.


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Fast Track to Super Snaps
Fast Track to Super Snaps
Taking Great Pictures Automatically
Controlling Picture Quality and Size
Reviewing Your Photos
Taking Creative Control
Manipulating Focus and Color
Working with Picture Files
Printing and Sharing Your Photos
Ten Fast PhotoRetouching Tricks
A Pair of Cropping Options
Ten SpecialPurpose Features to Explore on a Rainy Day
Firmware Notes and Menu Map

Putting It All Together

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About the author (2011)

Julie Adair King has been writing about digital cameras and photography for over a decade. She is author of Digital Photography For Dummies as well as Nikon D40/D40x For Dummies and several other digital photography titles.

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