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e-book user's guide
Take control of your Nikon D5100 and the images you create.
Price: $10.99 - PDF format e-book
Nikon D5100 Experience - The Still Photographer's Guide to Operation and Image Creation is an eBook user's guide and tutorial that goes beyond the D5100 manuals to help you learn when and why to use the various features, controls, and custom settings of this versatile camera. As one reader has said of the Nikon Experience guides,
"Itís the first guide I've read which has taken me through all the settings in an understandable way. I now feel that I have control over the camera."
Learn to use your D5100, quickly and competently, to create the types of images you want to capture. The Nikon D5100 is a sophisticated and customizable tool, and this guide explains how to start to use it to its full capability. It will help you begin to take control of your camera, the image taking process, and the photos you create.
This instant download
Nikon D5100 book is for
those who wish to get more out of their camera and to go beyond Auto and
Program modes and shoot in A mode and S mode. It
covers basic dSLR camera functions and exposure concepts for those new to
You can preview Nikon D5100 Experience at the following link. The preview shows the Table of Contents and Introduction, a sample D5100 Menu Settings page, a sample Custom Settings page, and sample text pages.
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D5100 Experience not only covers the various settings,
functions and controls of the Nikon D5100, but it also explains when and why
to use them for your photography. The guide focuses on
still-photography with a brief introduction to the movie menus
and settings to get you up and running with video. Sections include:
This digital guide to the Nikon D5100 is an 89 page, illustrated PDF document that expands upon the information found in the D5100 manual, to help one begin to master their dSLR and learn to use the Nikon D5100 to its full capabilities! It is packed with helpful information applicable to the new and intermediate dSLR photographer - to start to turn you into an advanced digital photographer!
This instant download PDF e book can be read on:
-Your computer and printed on your printer
versions of Nikon D5100 Experience are available:
What Readers are Saying about Nikon D5100 Experience:
read it from front to back in one sitting, playing with the camera as I
went along, and I found it covered all the major things I was having
trouble with. It left me much
more confident about focusing and exposure issues particularly.
If you are new to DSLRs or want to bypass hours of hunting through
manuals, this is great. There
are many sensible real-world suggestions for configuring the camera that
are very helpful, the author writes clearly and concisely, and his
approach is accessible and friendly. If
you're having trouble getting going with your new camera, I think this is
well worth it.
manual! This book made it
much easier to operate my new Nikon D5100.
It expands on the manual that comes with the camera and
tells you what each setting is and what you should set it at.
It also gave me some great pointers on Aperture priority mode,
Shutter and ISO. Highly recommended!
beginners to experienced users: This
guide is very useful for beginners to experienced users.
When you buy this kind of camera you want to understand the best
ways to freeze moments which is exactly explained in this book.
This book is written in a human way by an experienced photographer
who gives you the tips you need to create a beautiful picture - how to
prepare your camera, create shortcuts, or activate such options to make
you efficient in the field. I
would recommend this e-book to every new Nikon D5100 buyer!
I have used an old manual Nikon cameras for many years. I just purchased a Nikon D5100 and after reading
[Nikon's] manual I still wasn't sure I understood it enough to use it to its full potential.
After reading the whole e-book and experimenting with the camera as I was reading I understood what settings would work best for me. The camera gives you many options and it was good to learn enough to be able to choose among them
intelligently. Coming from old school cameras I was not aware of the many ways that auto-focus and
auto-exposure could be used to take great pictures. I would highly recommend this book to those unfamiliar with this camera and would also recommend it to others who want to make sure they understand the full technical capabilities of the
What Readers are Saying about Doug's previous guide, Nikon D7000 Experience:
This book, together with the manual that came
with your camera, is all you need to start discovering the full potential of the D7000.
Itís the first guide I've read which has taken me through all the settings in an understandable
way. I now feel that I have control over the camera.
I would recommend this to
anyone who wants to get a quick start to using the D7000. Manuals
are nice, but this eBook highlights the important information and gives a
quick easy to understand explanation of most all of the functions and
I found the Nikon manual good
for understanding how to set things up but not much on the why - this book
really focuses on the WHY. The guide
helped me understand why to use specific settings for specific needs.
The Custom Settings sections helps to make firm decisions on how to apply
settings by understanding the usage of each in addition to knowing how to set
This manual is a
clearly written, concise and useful explanation of the rationale for the
seemingly infinite and often confusing settings options for the D7000.
Used in conjunction with the Nikon manual I feel
a bit more confident in understanding how to at last proceed in getting
It's clear, concise and gets to the heart of the camera's multiple and often confusing options. Very highly recommended - for experienced user and beginner alike. As previous reviewers have remarked, the official manual is very good on what to do, but not so clear on why.
Doug Klostermann is a travel, culture, and humanitarian photographer dedicated to documenting the work of international aid organizations. He has photographed for numerous organizations in Latin America and the United States, been recognized by the United Nations Development Programme for his humanitarian photography, and been published in magazines and books including Conde Nast Traveler, Sherman's Travel, South American Explorer, and Viva Travel Guides. Doug is a member of the National Press Photographers Association. View his images at www.dojoklo.com. Learn more about photography equipment and techniques on his blog Picturing Change at http://blog.dojoklo.com/.
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