Chapter 12

Creating Special Effects and Other Delights


check Using the special effect modes

check Making a sequence of images

check Using Active D-Lighting

check Creating HDR images

check Creating time-lapse movies

check Creating multiple images over a period of time

Creating images can be downright addicting. It’s like potato chips — you can’t eat just one. The great thing about being addicted to creating lots of images is that you don’t end up having to buy a new wardrobe or go on a diet. The great thing about your Nikon D780 is that you can create traditional images, or you can take a walk on the wild side and let your creative inner child run amuck and create images using EFCT mode. In addition to still photography with special effects, you can create time-lapse movies, create high dynamic range (HDR) images, and more.

If you’re the kind of person who didn’t draw within the lines in school, this chapter ...

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