Synopses & Reviews
Now that you’ve bought the amazing Nikon D7100, you need a book that goes beyond a tour of the camera’s features to show you exactly how to use the D7100 to take great pictures. With Nikon D7100: 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, pro photographer John Batdorff, and you will:
- Learn the top ten things you need to get up and running with the D7100
- Use the D7100’s automatic scene modes to get better shots right away
- Take full control over the look and feel of your images with professional modes
- Master the photographic basics of composition, focus, depth of field, and much more
- Learn all the best tricks and techniques for getting great action shots, landscapes, and portraits
- Find out how to get great shots in low light
- Use spot white balance in Live View and other new D7100 features
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 camera to get great shots at flickr.com/groups/nikond7100_fromsnapshotstogreatshots.
The Nikon D7100: From Snapshots to Great Shots has one goal: to teach D7100 owners how to make great shots using their new camera. Users learn how to use the D7100 to create the type of photos that inspired them to buy the camera in the first place. Everything in the book is in service of creating a great image.
Starting with the top ten things readers need to know about the camera to get up and running quickly, author/photographer John Batdorff carefully guides readers through the operating features. Readers get practical advice from a pro on which settings to use when, great shooting tips, and even end-of-chapter assignments.
About the Author
John Batdorff is an award-winning landscape and travel photographer who splits his time between Chicago and Montana. He is the author of Plug In with Nik: A Photographer's Guide to Creating Dynamic Images with Nik Software, Nikon D7000: From Snapshots to Great Shots, and a coauthor of Composition: From Snapshots to Great Shots. His work has been featured in the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson Hole. He loves the outdoors and traveling, and sharing his images with others. See his work and read his popular photography blog at johnbatdorff.com.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The D7100 Top 12 List
Chapter 2: First Things First
Chapter 3: The Auto Modes
Chapter 4: The Professional Modes
Chapter 5: Moving Target
Chapter 6: Perfect Portraits
Chapter 7: Landscape Photography
Chapter 8: Mood Lighting
Chapter 9: Creative Compositions
Chapter 10: Lights, Camera, Action
Chapter 11: Advanced Techniques