Armed with the new Nikon D5500 digital camera, but don't know where to start? No problem! Nikon D5500 For Dummies is the definitive guide to helping newbies and aspiring photographers get up and running with this great DSLR camera. You'll dive right in to using your camera in automatic mode, then build on this basic knowledge by learning about manual settings, exposure, and more advanced techniques that will have you taking great photographs in a flash. This easy-to-use guide combines the tips and tricks of a basic photography course with camera-specific guidance that will help you with the Nikon D5500's basic settings, manual mode, WiFi connectivity, touchscreen interface, and so much more!
The Nikon D5500 is the perfect camera for a connected generation — it offers the features of a DSLR with the connectivity of a smart phone and, but its high-quality photos go well beyond what you can snap from your phone. With this fun guide, you'll take your photography to the next level!
- Get started with a roadmap of the Nikon D5500 controls and options for taking photos in automatic mode, with preset shooting modes, or in manual mode.
- Take a crash course on exposure and how to control it, along with lens and flash options of your camera
- Find out how to adjust color and focus, use manual settings, and take photos in scene mode and priority mode
- Pull all your newfound photography chops together to take better portraits, action shots, night photos, and outdoor shots
Nikon D5500 For Dummies is the guide you need to get up and running quickly and easily with your great new DSLR camera.
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Table of ContentsIntroduction 1
Part I: Fast Track to Super Snaps 5
Chapter 1: First Steps, First Shots 7
Chapter 2: Reviewing Five Essential Picture-Taking Options 45
Part II: Taking Creative Control 85
Chapter 3: Taking Charge of Exposure 87
Chapter 4: Controlling Focus and Depth of Field 129
Chapter 5: Mastering Color Controls 159
Chapter 6: Putting It All Together 177
Chapter 7: Shooting, Viewing, and Trimming Movies 195
Part III: After the Shot 219
Chapter 8: Playback Mode: Viewing Your Photos 221
Chapter 9: Working with Picture and Movie Files 245
Part IV: The Part of Tens 279
Chapter 10: Ten More Ways to Customize Your Camera 281
Chapter 11: Ten Fun (And Practical) Features to Explore on a Rainy Day 295