Nikon D5000: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Jeff Revell

By Jeff Revell

Now that you’ve received the fantastic Nikon D5000, you wish a publication that is going past a journey of the camera’s positive factors to teach you precisely find out how to use the D5000 to take nice photos. With Nikon D5000: From Snapshots to nice pictures , you get the precise combination of images guide and digicam reference that might take your pictures to the following point! superbly illustrated with huge, shiny pictures, this ebook teaches you ways to take regulate of your images to get the picture you will want each time you choose up the digicam. stick with together with your pleasant and an expert consultant, photographer and writer Jeff Revell, and you'll:

  • Learn the head ten stuff you want to know approximately taking pictures with the D5000
  • Use the D5000’s automated scene modes to get well pictures correct away
  • Move directly to the pro modes, the place you will have complete keep an eye on over the appear and feel of your images
  • Master the photographic fundamentals of composition, concentration, intensity of box, and lots more and plenty more
  • Learn the entire most sensible methods and methods for purchasing nice motion photographs, landscapes, and portraits
  • Find out the best way to get nice photographs in low light
  • Fully clutch all of the techniques and methods as you move, with assignments on the finish of each chapter

With Nikon D5000: From Snapshots to nice photographs, you’ll research not just what makes an outstanding shot paintings — you’ll the way to get that shot utilizing your D5000. And as soon as you’ve obtained the shot, exhibit it off! sign up for the book’s Flickr team, percentage your images, and speak about the way you use your D5000 to get nice pictures at

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The lens is also responsible for the amount of the scene that will be captured (the frame). With all of this riding on the lens, let’s take a more in-depth look at the camera’s eye on the world. Lenses are composed of optical glass that is both concave and convex in shape. The alignment of the glass elements is designed to focus the light coming in from the front of the lens onto the camera sensor. 2 ISO 100 1/200 sec. f/13 18mm lens The 18mm lens setting provides a wide view of the scene but little detail of distant objects.

They can cover a wide range of focal lengths because of the configuration of their optics. However, because it takes more optical elements to capture a scene at different focal lengths, the light must pass through more glass on its way to the image sensor. The more glass, the lower the quality of the image sharpness. The other sacrifice that is made is in aperture. Zoom lenses typically have smaller maximum apertures than prime lenses, which means they cannot achieve a narrow depth of field or work in lower light levels without the assistance of image stabilization, a tripod, or higher ISO settings.

F/5 200mm lens CHAPTER 2: FIRST THINGS FIRST 31 CHOOSING THE RIGHT MEMORY CARD Memory cards are the digital film that stores every shot you take until you move them to a computer. The cards come in all shapes and sizes, and they are critical for capturing all of your photos. It is important not to skimp when it comes to selecting your memory cards. 1). If you have been using a point-and-shoot camera, chances are that you may already own an SD media card. 1 Make sure you select an SD card that has enough capacity to handle your photography needs.

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