Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S – New Book

by on November 6, 2010

in Books

Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S is a new book from photographer Darrell Young, which goes beyond the manual and guides Nikon D300 and D300S users through the capabilities of these cameras.

Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S carries a retail price of $34.95; however, it is currently available from Amazon.com for $23.07.

More details in the press release below.

Santa Barbara, CA, November 4, 2010Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S (Rocky Nook, $34.95 USD) by Darrell Young provides a wealth of experience-based information and insights for owners of these powerful and sophisticated cameras. Darrell is determined to help the user navigate past the confusion factor that often comes with complex and powerful professional camera equipment.

This book explores the features and capabilities of the two cameras in a way that surpasses user’s manuals. It guides readers through the DSLR camera features with step-by-step setting adjustments, color illustrations, and detailed explanations for each option. Each button, dial, switch, screen, and menu configuration option is explored in a user-friendly manner, with suggestions for setup according to various shooting styles.

Darrell Young’s friendly and informative writing style allows readers to easily follow directions, while feeling as if a friend dropped in to share his knowledge. The learning experience for D300/D300S beginners—and refresher information for professionals—goes beyond just the camera itself. Detailed explanations cover White Balance, the Histogram, the Multi-CAM 3500DX autofocus system, and how the Live View and D-Movie modes work. Camera accessories such as Speedlight flash and GPS units are also covered.

About the Author

Darrell Young (DigitalDarrell) is an information technology engineer by trade. He’s been an avid photographer since 1968 when his mother gave him a Brownie Hawkeye camera.

Darrell has used Nikon cameras and Nikkor lenses since 1980. He has an incurable case of Nikon Acquisition Syndrome (NAS) and delights in working with Nikon’s newest digital cameras. Living near Great Smoky Mountains National Park has given him a real concern for, and interest in, nature photography.

He loves to write, as you can see in the Resources area of the Nikonians.org community. He joined the community in 2000 and his literary contributions led to his invitation to become a Founding Member of the Nikonians Writers Guild.

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