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Nikon D5500 Experience - e-book user's guide 
The Still Photography Guide to Operation and Image Creation With the Nikon
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Nikon D5500 book guide manual download ebook tutorial how to for dummies instruction tips tricks master Experience Douglas Klostermann dslrNikon D5500 Experience - The Still Photography Guide to Operation and Image Creation is an e-book user's guide that goes beyond the D5500 manual to help you learn when and why to use the various features, controls, and custom settings of this powerful camera.  As one reader has said about Full Stop 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 D5500, quickly and competently, to create the types of images you want to capture. The Nikon D5500 is an advanced, customizable tool, and this guide explains how to begin 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 D5500 e book is for those who wish to get more out of their camera, go beyond Auto and Program modes, and shoot in Aperture-Priority (A), Shutter-Priority (S) and Manual (M) modes. To get you started, it guides you through all the Playback, Shooting, and Setup Menus, Custom Settings, and Movie Mode Menu settings of the D5500 to help you best set up the camera and its controls for your specific shooting needs. The guide covers basic dSLR camera functions and exposure concepts for those new to digital SLR photography, and explains more advanced camera controls and operation, such as taking full advantage of the upgraded, advanced 39-Point Autofocus System and its AF Modes, AF Area Modes, and Custom Settings for sharp focus of still and moving subjects. It explains how and when to use the various metering modes and exposure compensation for correct exposure of every image, how to take advantage of other features of the D5500 such as the in-camera HDR and Time-Lapse Shooting features, built-in Wi-Fi function, and introduces the HD video capabilities.

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You can preview Nikon D5500 Experience at the following link. The preview shows the complete Table of Contents and excerpts from the Introduction, Camera Controls section, Menu Settings section, Custom Settings section, and Autofocus chapter:

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Nikon D5500 Experience not only covers the various settings, functions and controls of the Nikon D5500, but it also explains when and why to use them for your photography. The guide focuses on still-photography with an introduction to the movie settings and menus to get you up and running with HD video. Sections include:

  • Setting Up Your D5500 - All of the D5500 Custom Settings and Playback, Shooting, and Setup Menus, including Movie Mode Menus, with explanations and recommended settings for practical, everyday use. Set up and customize the advanced features of your dSLR to work best for the way you photograph.

  • Aperture Priority (A), Shutter Priority (S), and Manual (M) Modes - How and when to use them to create dramatic depth of field, freeze or express motion, or take total control over exposure settings.

  • Auto Focusing Modes and Area Modes and Release (Drive) Modes - The 39 point D5500 autofocus system is a powerful tool, and taking control of it will enable you to successfully capture more sharp images, especially in action situations.  Learn the AF Modes, AF Area Modes, and AF Custom Settings, how they differ, how and when to take advantage of them to capture both still and moving subjects. Plus how and when to use focus lock.

  • Exposure Metering Modes of the Nikon D5500 - How they differ, how and when to use them for correct exposures in every situation, and how to customize them for your needs. Also how to make use of exposure lock.

  • Histograms, Exposure Compensation, Bracketing, and White Balance - Understanding and using these features for adjusting to the proper exposure in challenging lighting situations, and setting custom white balance.

  • Wi-Fi - Take advantage of this built in function to connect the D5500 to your smart-phone or tablet.

  • The Image Taking Process - Descriptive tutorials for using the settings and controls you just learned to take photos of both still and moving subjects.

  • Photography Accessories - The most useful accessories for day-to-day and travel photography including accessories specific to the D5500.

  • Composition - Brief tips, techniques, and explanations, including the creative use of depth of field.

  • Introduction to Video Settings - Settings and explanations to get you started shooting HD video.

This digital guide to the Nikon D5500 is a 279 page, illustrated e-book that goes beyond the official manual to explain how, when, and why to use the features, settings, and controls of the D5500 to help you get the most from your camera.

Title:  Nikon D5500 Experience
Author: 
Douglas Klostermann
Page Count:  279 pages, illustrated
Price: $12.99 - Available Now!
E-Book Format:  available in two instant-download formats to choose from:

Buy Now with PayPal or Credit CardPDF format for reading on your computer or printing on your printer using the latest version of Adobe Reader. Or transferring and reading on some e-readers and most tablet devices. PDF is the most versatile format. Instructions for transferring a PDF to an iPad or e-reader device are on the FAQ page. (Please note that the PDF security settings may prevent transfer to a Kindle or Playbook. Please contact me for a MOBI or EPUB version if you encounter this issue with your PDF on your e-reader device/ tablet.)

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What Readers are Saying about Doug's previous Nikon guides,
Nikon D5100 Experience and Nikon D7000 Experience:

A well written, professional helpful guide - Brilliant, just what I was looking for! A manual that was exciting, clear to follow, had examples and was used by a professional who gave just the right amount of technical info with explanations of why you use those settings, when to use those settings and so on, all properly explained. The book is a revelation, a joy to follow, well thought through and well written. Nikon should be employing Doug to write every one of their cameras manuals.
-R.D.C.

For beginners and the more experienced - This book, with its fun to read and easy to understand instructions, helps both the novice and experienced. It isn't a rehash of the Nikon manual, but explains what each camera function is for and how you might want to set it to achieve your goal. My photos have improved after reading this book, and I refer to it again as I learn more. It offers an abundance of information and it is too much for me to take in all at one time. I highly recommend this purchase. It is worth every penny and more.
-Laura A.

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.
-Peter S.

It is like I have a personal instructor on-call!  I have learned so much about this dSLR and continue to learn more each time I review various sections.
-John C.

Really practical and tremendously helpful. Readers of this e-book can expect to benefit from a more rewarding photographic experience using this superb camera, and be better able to exploit its potential to match their personal objectives and photographic style. Highly recommended.
-M.M.

Really focuses on the "why" - 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 help to make firm decisions on how to apply settings by understanding the usage of each in addition to knowing how to set them up.
-Benoit A.

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.
-G.S.A. 

This book, together with the manual that came with your camera, is all you need to start discovering the full potential of the D7000.
-Max M.

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 more confident in understanding how to at last proceed in getting better photographs.
-W.L.S.

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 controls.
-Ray M.

 

Doug Klostermann is a travel, culture, and humanitarian photographer as well as the author and publisher of Full Stop e-book camera guides. 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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