The Nikon Autofocus System 2nd Edition

Author: Mike Hagen
Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.
ISBN: 9781681982809
Release Date: 2017-05-02
Genre: Photography

With today’s advanced camera technology, achieving focus on a photographic subject seems like it should be a straightforward task, but many photographers know that it can be deceptively difficult, especially when shooting moving subjects or in challenging situations. Now, there is a complete guide available for Nikon shooters that will help them get tack-sharp photos every time.

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In The Nikon Autofocus System, 2nd Edition, photographer Mike Hagen, author of the bestselling The Nikon Creative Lighting System, takes his deep knowledge of Nikon technology and concentrates on its focus features. In this book, which covers all current Nikon DSLR models (including the D5 and D500), Hagen fully explains how Nikon autofocus works, including detailed discussions of all the autofocus modules, drive systems, and camera buttons and menus. He also devotes an entire chapter to explore how focus works with Nikon’s lenses.

Armed with this general knowledge, Hagen then dives deep and offers camera setups, settings, and best practices for specific field techniques that address the photographic genres that are notoriously challenging for focus: action and sports (indoor and outdoor), wildlife (including birds in flight), and macro photography. He also covers genres such as portrait, landscape, underwater, low-light, and street photography. Hagen not only advises on the best ways to set up the camera and focus systems, he gives helpful tips and tricks throughout the book.

The Nikon Autofocus System also covers:

    • Live view autofocus methods and settings
    • Achieving great focus in video
    • AF tracking
    • AF shooting styles, such as back-button AF and shutter-release AF
    • HDR, panoramas, and other techniques for shooting with a tripod
    • An entire chapter on additional terms and techniques, such as hyperfocal distance, calibrating lenses, focus and flash photography, and more

Nikon D3200 For Dummies

Author: Julie Adair King
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118446805
Release Date: 2012-07-20
Genre: Photography

A full-color guide to Nikon's exciting new entry-level dSLR With its large 24.2 megapixel sensor, full HD video recording capability, and wireless options, the Nikon D3200 is very appealing! This full-color guide assumes no prior digital photography or dSLR knowledge and helps you start taking great pictures with your new Nikon right from the beginning. Popular author and photography instructor Julie Adair King shows you how to use all the settings, manage playback options, take control with manual modes, work with video, and edit and share your images. It's like a personal course in beginning dSLR photography. New dSLR users will quickly gain skills and confidence with the step-by-step, colorfully illustrated instructions in this beginner's guide to the Nikon D3200 camera Explains how to use all the new features of the Nikon D3200, including a 24-megapixel sensor, 11 autofocus points, 4 frame-per-second shooting, full HD video capabilities, and a WiFi feature that lets you control the camera remotely or preview images on your smartphone Covers auto and manual modes, playback options, working with exposure and focus, shooting video, editing and sharing photos, troubleshooting, and photography tips Popular author has written more than 15 For Dummies books on Nikon and Canon cameras Nikon D3200 For Dummies is the easy, full-color, and fun way to start making the most of your new camera right away.

David Busch s Nikon D5500 Guide to Digital SLR Photography

Author: David D. Busch
Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.
ISBN: 9781681980409
Release Date: 2015-11-30
Genre: Photography

David Busch's Nikon D5500 Guide to Digital Photography is your all-in-one comprehensive resource and reference for the Nikon D5500 camera. This ultracompact and lightweight Nikon digital SLR has a swiveling touch screen LCD that makes taking photos or changing settings quick and easy. The D5500 includes built-in Wi-Fi, so you can use your iOS or Android device to control the camera or upload photos to your phone, tablet, or personal computer. The D5500 captures 24-megapixel still images and 1080p 60 fps high-definition movies with stereo sound, too. With this book in hand, you can fine-tune your camera skills as you explore the world of digital photography, develop your creativity, and take great photographs with your D5500. Filled with detailed how-to steps and full-color illustrations, David Busch's Nikon D5500 Guide to Digital Photography covers all the camera's features in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lens selection, lighting, and more, and relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. Also included is the handy visual guide to the D5500, with close-up photos and descriptions of the camera's essential features and controls, including the versatile LCD touch screen. Learn when to use each option and, more importantly, when not to use them, by following the author’s recommended settings for every menu entry. With best-selling photographer and mentor David Busch as your guide, you'll quickly have full creative mastery of your camera’s capabilities, whether you're shooting on the job, taking shots as an advanced enthusiast, or are just out for fun. Start building your knowledge and confidence, while bringing your vision to light with the Nikon D5500 today.

David Busch s Nikon D850 Guide to Digital SLR Photography

Author: David D. Busch
Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.
ISBN: 9781681983684
Release Date: 2018-01-09
Genre: Photography

David Busch's Nikon D850 Guide to Digital SLR Photography is your all-in-one comprehensive resource and reference for the feature-packed Nikon D850 camera. Built around a ground-breaking 45.7 megapixel back-illuminated sensor, this pro/enthusiast model offers incredible image quality and high ISO performance, along with 4K movie shooting capabilities. With continuous shooting up to 9 fps with optional battery grip, the Nikon D850 is one of the most versatile cameras the company has ever offered. With this book in hand, you master all the camera’s impressive features, and fine tune your skills as you develop your creativity taking great photographs with your D850. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'} p.p2 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px 'Times New Roman'; min-height: 15.0px} Filled with detailed how-to steps and full-color illustrations, David Busch's Nikon D850 Guide to Digital SLR Photography covers all the camera's capabilities in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lens selection, lighting, and more. It relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. Also included is a handy visual guide to the D850, with close-up photos and descriptions of the camera's essential features and controls. Learn when to use each option and, more importantly, when not to use them, by following the author’s recommended settings for every menu entry. With best-selling photographer and mentor David Busch as your guide, you'll quickly have full creative mastery of your camera’s capabilities, whether you're shooting on the job, as an advanced enthusiast, or are just out for fun. Start building your knowledge and confidence, while bringing your vision to light with the Nikon D850 today.

Digital SLR Settings and Shortcuts For Dummies

Author: Doug Sahlin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118021606
Release Date: 2010-12-07
Genre: Photography

Discover the easy path to taking brilliant and memorable photos The popularity of DSLR cameras remains on the rise, yet these digital cameras still present a challenge to novice photographers who lack a foundation in photography skills. This straightforward-but-friendly guide walks you through the 100 most common photos that amateur photographers like to include in their personal portfolios and offers specific advice on getting the correct exposure settings, composition, and lighting while sparing you the technical jargon. Seasoned author and photographer Doug Sahlin includes more than 300 full-color photos on everything from family portraits and pets to nature and sporting events, all aimed at providing you with inspiration as you work to find your own individual style. Skips the technical jargon and shows you where to start for optimal exposure settings. Offers shortcuts, tips, and advice for setting the camera to make specific shots and making impromptu adjustments when needed Includes more than 300 full-color photos of people, nature, sports, events, and places that serve as example and inspiration Helps you get the best photographs from your DSLR while you work with movement in action photos, finicky lighting with fireworks or amusement parks at night, or distance, blur, and intricate details Walks you through troubleshooting the most common digital photography problems Digital SLR Settings & Shortcuts For Dummies delivers the starting point for getting the necessary settings so you can get great digital photos.

Mastering the Nikon

Author: Darrell Young
Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.
ISBN: 9781457188824
Release Date: 2014-12-04
Genre: Photography

Mastering the Nikon D810 by Darrell Young provides a wealth of experience-based information and insights for owners of the new D810 camera. Darrell is determined to help the user navigate past the confusion that often comes with complex and powerful professional camera equipment. This book explores the features and capabilities of the camera in a way that far surpasses the user's manual. It guides readers through the camera features with step-by-step setting adjustments; color illustrations; and detailed how, when, and why explanations for each option. Every button, dial, switch, and menu configuration setting is explored in a user-friendly manner, with suggestions for setup according to various shooting styles. Darrell's friendly and informative writing style allows readers to easily follow directions, while feeling as if a friend dropped in to share his knowledge. The information in this book goes beyond the camera itself and also covers basic photography technique.

Collecting and Using Classic Slrs

Author: Ivor Matanle
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
ISBN: 0500279012
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles

Ivor Mantale brings 40 years experience to this book on collecting single-lens reflex cameras, which includes: descriptions and evaluations of the principal makes and models from their earliest forms in the late 19th century to modern versions in the 1980s; instructions on testing and checking for faults; pictures of classic cameras, lenses and equipment, from Adams to Zenit, Graflex to Pentax as well as information on repairers and dealers; and listings of collectors' clubs and groups.

Digital SLR Cameras and Photography For Dummies

Author: David D. Busch
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118971833
Release Date: 2014-09-15
Genre: Photography

The perennial DSLR bestseller—now expanded with more photography tips Digital SLR Cameras & Photography For Dummies has remained the top-selling book on DSLR photography since the first edition was published. Now in its Fifth Edition, itcovers the latest technologies in the world of DSLR cameras and photography to help you master the techniques that will take your digital photography skills to the next level. Written in plain English and complemented with full-color photos, this hands-on, friendly guide covers the mechanics of the camera; exposure, lenses, and composition; how to capture action, portrait, and low-light shots; editing and sharing images; tips for improving your digital photography skills; and much more. Digital SLR cameras offer the mechanisms and flexibility of traditional pro-level cameras with the instant results and output of digital cameras. If you're a proud owner of a DSLR camera and want to take stunning shots that were once only achievable by the pros, this is the guide you need. Written by one of the most recognized authors in digital photography, this accessible resource makes it fast and easy to start capturing professional-quality photos. Full-color format helps bring the information to life Includes coverage of the latest DSLR cameras to hit the market Provides a foundation on exposure settings, file formats, and editing photos Offers expanded content on capturing the portraits, action shots, nature shots, and night shots photographers love to take If you're interested in capturing more than just a "selfie" and truly want to hone the craft of digital SLR photography, Digital SLR Cameras and Photography For Dummies sets you up for success.

Tony Northrup s DSLR Book How to Create Stunning Digital Photography

Author: Tony Northrup
Publisher: Mason Press
ISBN: 1621545245
Release Date: 2012-11-11
Genre: Photography

The world's #1 rated and best-selling digital photography book, and the first ever Gold Honoree of the Benjamin Franklin Digital Award, gives you five innovations no other book offers: FREE VIDEO TRAINING. 6 HOURS of video training integrated into the book’s content (requires Internet access). Travel around the world with Tony and Chelsea as they teach you hands-on. Appendix A lists the videos so you can use the book like an inexpensive video course. TEACHER AND PEER SUPPORT. After buying the book, you get access to the private Stunning Digital Photography Readers group on Facebook where you can ask the questions and post pictures for feedback from Tony, Chelsea, and other readers. It’s like being able to raise your hand in class and ask a question! Instructions are in the introduction. FREE LIFETIME UPDATES. This book is regularly updated with new content (including additional videos) that existing owners receive for free. Updates are added based on reader feedback and questions, as well as changing photography trends and new camera equipment. This is the last photography book you'll ever need. HANDS-ON PRACTICES. Complete the practices at the end of every chapter to get the real world experience you need. 500+ ORIGINAL PICTURES. Detailed example pictures taken by the author and his wife in 15 countries demonstrate both good and bad technique. NO STOCK PHOTOS. Many pictures include links to the full-size image so you can zoom in to see every pixel. In this book, Tony Northrup (award-winning author of more than 30 how-to books and a professional portrait, wildlife, and landscape photographer) teaches the art and science of creating stunning pictures. First, beginner photographers will master: Composition Exposure Shutter speed Aperture Depth-of-field (blurring the background) ISO Natural light Flash Troubleshooting blurry, dark, and bad pictures Pet photography Wildlife photography (mammals, birds, insects, fish, and more) Sunrises and sunsets Landscapes Cityscapes Flowers Forests, waterfalls, and rivers Night photography Fireworks Raw files HDR Macro/close-up photography Advanced photographers can skip forward to learn the pro’s secrets for: Posing men and women. including corrective posing (checklists provided) Portraits (candid, casual, formal, and underwater) Group photos Remotely triggering flashes Using bounce flash and flash modifiers Using studio lighting on any budget Building a temporary or permanent studio at home Shooting your first wedding High speed photography Location scouting/finding the best spots and times Planning shoots around the sun and moon Star trails (via long exposure and image stacking) Light painting Eliminating noise Focus stacking for infinite depth-of-field Underwater photography Getting close to wildlife Using electronic shutter triggers

Nikon D750

Author: Rob Sylvan
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 9780134094373
Release Date: 2014-12-17
Genre: Photography

Now that you’ve bought the amazing Nikon D750, you need a book that goes beyond a tour of the camera’s features to show you exactly how to use the camera to take great pictures. With Nikon D750: From Snapshots to Great Shots, you get the perfect blend of photography instruction and camera reference that will take your images to the next level! Beautifully illustrated with large, vibrant photos, this book teaches you how to take control of your photography to get the image you want every time you pick up the camera. Follow along with your friendly and knowledgeable guide, photographer and author Rob Sylvan, and you will: Learn the top ten things you need to know about shooting with the D750 Use the D750’s advanced camera settings to gain full control over the look and feel of your images Master the photographic basics of composition, focus, depth of field, and much more Learn all the best tricks and techniques for getting great action shots, landscapes, and portraits Find out how to get great photos in low light Learn the basics behind shooting video with your D750 and start making movies of your own Fully grasp all the concepts and techniques as you go, with assignments at the end of every chapter And once you’ve got the shot, show it off! Join the book’s Flickr group, share your photos, and discuss how you use your D750 to get great shots at flickr.com/group /nikond750_fromsnapshotstogreatshots.

Canon EOS 7D For Dummies

Author: Doug Sahlin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470616016
Release Date: 2009-12-30
Genre: Photography

Get the most out of the new Canon EOS 7D with this fun and friendly guide The new Canon EOS 7D comes equipped with a huge 18.0 megapixel sensor, many beginner-friendly features to aid in getting great pictures, and a video mode that allows you to shoot video as well as stills. If you're looking to get the most from the features and functions that come with this dSLR, then this is the book for you! Written by a veteran author and experience photographer, this easy-to-understand guide shows you how to properly use all the capabilities of this new camera. Filled with page after page of full-color images, this book walks you through the features of the Canon EOS 7D and the software that accompanies it. Introduces you to the main features and functions of the new Canon EOS 7D Explains the on-board controls, shooting in auto mode, using live view and playback modes, and dialing in exposure and lighting controls Walks you through manipulating focus and color controls and handling situational shooting Addresses getting photos onto a PC for editing Prepare to take aim at maximizing all the features and functions that the Canon EOS 7D has to offer with this helpful book by your side!

David Buschas Sony Alpha A6300 Ilce 6300 Guide to Digital Photography

Author: David D. Busch
Publisher:
ISBN: 1681981548
Release Date: 2016-06-24
Genre: Computers

David Busch s Sony Alpha a6300/ILCE-6300 Guide to Digital Photography is the most comprehensive reference and guide book available for Sony s advanced APS-C mirrorless camera. This eagerly-anticipated enthusiast/professional digital camera features a new 24 megapixel sensor with 425 embedded phase-detect pixels for lightning-fast autofocus at up to 11 frames per second. With an electronic shutter that provides a silent shooting option, stunning 4K/UHD video capabilities, and ISO sensitivities up to ISO 51,200, the a6300/ILCE-6300 is a versatile digital camera that s simple to use, yet boasts features demanded by the most avid photo buff. With this book in hand, you will discover all the capabilities of the Sony Alpha a6300/ILCE-6300 as you explore the world of digital photography, develop your creativity, and capture the best photographs you ve ever taken. Filled with detailed how-to steps and full-color illustrations, David Busch s Sony Alpha a6300/ILCE-6300 Guide to Digital Photography describes every feature of this sophisticated camera in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lens selection, lighting, and more. It relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. Also included is the handy camera roadmap, an easy-to-use visual guide to the a6300/ILCE-6300 s features and controls. Learn when to use every option and, more importantly, when not to use them, by following the author s recommended settings for every menu entry. With best-selling photographer and mentor David Busch as your guide, you ll quickly have full creative mastery of your camera s capabilities, whether you re shooting on the job, taking pictures as an advanced enthusiast pushing the limits of your imagination, or are just out for fun. Start building your knowledge and confidence, while bringing your vision to light with the Sony Alpha a6300/ILCE-6300."