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November 4, 2010

Mastering the Nikon D300/300S--New from Rocky Nook

Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S
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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.

For a review copy or more information please email rockynookpr@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

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.

View Darrell Young's full profile page.

Additional Resources
For more information about the book, including table of contents, index, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://oreilly.com/catalog/9781933952642

Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S Mastering the Nikon D300/D300S
Publisher: Rocky Nook
By Darrell Young
Print ISBN: 978-1-933952-64-2  
Pages: 416
Print Price: $34.95  
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Rocky Nook was founded in early 2006 in Santa Barbara, California, and is closely associated with dpunkt.verlag, a leading publisher of books on technology based in Heidelberg, Germany. The focus of Rocky Nook's publications is on digital photography and computing.

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