From the Back Cover
Now that you've bought the amazing Nikon D5000, you need a book that goes beyond a tour of the camera's features to show you exactly how to use the D5000 to take great pictures. With "Nikon D5000: From Snapshots to Great Shots," you get the perfect blend of photography instruction and camera reference that will take your images to the next level! Beautifully illustrated with large, vibrant photos, this book teaches you how to take control of your photography to get the image you want every time you pick up the camera. Follow along with your friendly and knowledgeable guide, photographer and author Jeff Revell, and you will:
Learn the top ten things you need to know about shooting with the D5000Use the D5000's automatic scene modes to get better shots right awayMove on to the professional modes, where you have full control over the look and feel of your imagesMaster the photographic basics of composition, focus, depth of field, and much moreLearn all the best tricks and techniques for getting great action shots, landscapes, and portraitsFind out how to get great shots in low lightFully grasp all the concepts and techniques as you go, with assignments at the end of every chapter"With Nikon D5000: From Snapshots to Great Shots, "you'll learn not only what makes a great shot work -- you'll learn how to get that shot using your D5000. And once you've got the shot, show it off! Join the book's Flickr group, share your photos, and discuss how you use your D5000 to get great shots at flickr.com/groups/nikon_d5000fromsnapshotstogreatshots.
About the Author
Jeff Revell has been shooting professionally for more than 25 years, and has a wide range of expertise in everything from landscape to travel to urban photography. Widely known as the photographer behind the popular Photowalk Pro blog (revellphotography.com/blog), Jeff shares inspirational images, hosts lively discussions, and creates tutorials on digital photography techniques. In addition, he leads training classes and hands-on workshops on digital imaging technology around the globe.