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Citing the Nikon D300's high-ISO performance, sophisticated autofocus system, 6 frames per second shooting speed, and an astoundingly sharp 3-inch LCD screen, all for less than $2,000, PopPhoto declared the Nikon D300 the camera of the year for 2007. Nikon D300 Digital Field Guide is filled with everything you need to know in order to take amazing photographs using your Nikon D300. This full-color portable guide walks you through the essential controls, features, and functions of the Nikon D300 digital SLR using step-by-step instructions and full-color images of each menu screen. This robust guide not only shows you how to adjust white balance, autofocus, exposure, and choose lenses, it also teaches you when and why you should adjust each of these key settings. The Nikon D300 Digital Field Guide goes beyond camera settings to offer you a refresher guide to the principles of digital photography, covering the essentials of lighting, composition, and exposure. Filled with amazing examples, this book also presents a variety of tips and tricks to capturing portraits, candids, sports, travel, macro photography, and much more.
Photo Tips and Bio from Author J. Dennis Thomas
About the Author
Top 10 D300 Accessories
Macro Photography Lighting Tips
With 12.3 megapixels, a three-inch LCD, Live View, and the ability to shoot up to eight frames per second, your D300 is an awesome camera. The more you know about using it, the more you'll get for your money, so take this guide with you on every shoot. Along with detailed instructions on using every feature, it provides full-color images of menu screens, helps you select lenses, and offers guidance for getting magnificent images in many situations.
Become familiar with the function of the D300's controls
Refresh your knowledge of photography basics such as ISO, aperture, and depth of field
Explore the possibilities with each type of lens and a variety of light sources
Experiment with useful tips and advice for more than 15specific shooting situations
Learn the secrets of getting great portraits, action shots, or night photos
J.D. Thomas has written a great field guide for the Nikon D300. Like all prosumer digital cameras the manuals are difficult to read and offer few tips to overcome the endless... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Peter Reali
great book for someone just entering the Nikon world.
Many photographic books specific to make/model describe the menu system and how to configure a camera out-of-the-box, but... Read more
Clear, easy to follow, lots of illustrations.......a good guide to learn the most of what the amazing D300 is capable of!Published 12 months ago by J. Dooley
If you really want to learn how to use your D300 camera, this is the book to purchase. It is a complete reference on this model.Published on January 14, 2011 by J. Watson
The book is easy to follow and well written. I would not recommend for accomplished photographers. It is too basic. It was perfect for me.Published on September 25, 2010 by Myron C. Peck
The way this book was written was hardly different from the manual, i. e., I, myself could have written it. Read morePublished on July 23, 2010 by rubenpjr40
"Nikon D300 Digital Field Guide" has become my photography bible. It is concise and to the point; making it an excellent book for someone who just pulled a D300 out of the box and... Read morePublished on May 12, 2010 by B. Holmes