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David Busch's Nikon D5200 Guide to Digital SLR Photography, 1st Edition

  • David D. Busch
  • ISBN-10: 1285759834
  • ISBN-13: 9781285759838
  • 450 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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About the Product

The D5200 is the most advanced entry-level camera Nikon has ever introduced. It boasts 24 megapixels of resolution, full high-definition movie-making capabilities, and blazing-fast automatic focus. As the owner of a Nikon D5200, you demand the ability to take outstanding pictures with your new camera. DAVID BUSCH'S NIKON D5200 GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY shows you how, when, and why to use all the cool features, controls, and functions of the Nikon D5200 to take great photographs and movies. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply file formats, resolution, and exposure. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you'll quickly learn how to use the Nikon D5200, and use it like a pro! With DAVID BUSCH'S NIKON D5200 GUIDE TO DIGITAL SLR PHOTOGRAPHY, you'll learn how to select the best autofocus mode, shutter speed, f/stop, and flash capability to take great pictures under any conditions, advanced shooting techniques, including high-definition movie making, how to use external flash functions, troubleshooting and prevention tips to keep your camera and media operating smoothly, and the basics of good photography as you master your camera's operation!


  • Covers the basics of shooting completely—from setup to metering, lighting, exposure, and more.

  • Includes the Nikon D5200 Roadmap, a quick-reference visual guide to functions and features.

  • Features a section on movie-making with your Nikon D5200.

About the Author

David D. Busch

With more than a million books in print, David D. Busch is the world's #1 selling digital camera guide author, and the originator of popular digital photography series like David Busch's Pro Secrets and David Busch's Quick Snap Guides. He has written more than a dozen hugely successful guidebooks for Canon and Canon digital SLR models, as well as many popular books devoted to dSLRs, including Mastering Digital SLR Photography, Second Edition, and Digital SLR Pro Secrets. As a roving photojournalist for more than twenty years, he illustrated his books, magazine articles, and newspaper reports with award-winning images. He's operated his own commercial studio, suffocated in formal dress while shooting weddings-for-hire, and shot sports for a daily newspaper and upstate New York college. His photos and articles have appeared in Popular Photography & Imaging, The Rangefinder, The Professional Photographer, and hundreds of other publications. He has also reviewed dozens of digital cameras for CNet and Computer Shopper, and his advice has been featured in National Public Radio's "All Tech Considered." When named its top five books on Beginning Digital Photography, debuting at the #1 and #2 slots were Busch's Digital Photography All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies and Mastering Digital Photography. During the past year, he's had as many as five of his books listed in the Top 20 of's Digital Photography Bestseller list—simultaneously! Busch's 120-plus other books published since 1983 include bestsellers like David Busch's Quick Snap Guide to Digital SLR Lenses. Visit his website at

Table of Contents

1. Setup.
2. Quick Start.
3. Roadmap.
4. Exposure.
5. Autofocus.
6. Live View/Movies.
7. Advanced.
8. Setup: Playback, Shooting Menus.
9. Setup: Custom Settings.
10. Setup: Setup, Retouch, My Menu.
11. Lenses.
12. Light.
13. Troubleshooting.