Welcome to the D5000, the most advanced upper-entry-level digital SLR camera that Nikon has ever introduced. David Busch's Nikon D5000 Guide to Digital SLR Photography shows you how to maximize your camera's robust feature set, including 12 megapixel resolution, 13 versatile new Scene modes, blazing-fast automatic focus, the real-time preview system Live View and even HDTV movie-making capabilities.
You'll learn how, when and, most importantly, why to use each of the cool features and functions of your camera to take eye-popping photographs. Introductory chapters will help you get comfortable with the basics of your camera before you dive right into exploring creative ways to apply the Nikon D5000's exposure modes, focus controls and electronic flash options.
You'll also find loads of helpful information and tips on choosing lenses, flash units and software products to use with your new camera. Beautiful, full-color images illustrate where the essential buttons and dials are, so you'll quickly learn how to use your Nikon D5000 and use it like a pro!