David Busch's Compact Field Guide for Nikon D5100 Digital SLR Photography will help you maximize your experience with your new camera. This book provides a complete overview of the long list of features included with the Nikon D3/D3x in a clear and concise way, cutting through the confusion that can come from a thick, densely-worded owner's manual. This guide explains the purpose and function of the Nikon D3/D3X's basic controls, how to use them and why.It includes concise explanations of file formats, resolution, aperture/priority exposure and special autofocus modes as well as focus zones, Bokeh, flash synchronization options, how to choose zoom settings and exposure modes. Concepts are summarized into well-organized chapters with plenty of full-color illustrations showing what results will look like. "David Busch's Nikon D3/D3x Guide to Digital SLR Photography" will help users make the most out of their new digital camera.