“Books are a refuge, a sort of cloistral refuge, from the vulgarities of the actual world.”
– Walter Pater
by David Busch
David Busch's Nikon D780 Guide to Digital Photography is your all-in-one comprehensive resource and reference for the exciting Nikon D780 digital SLR. This weather-sealed pro/enthusiast camera is built around a 24.5 megapixel back-illuminated sensor that offers incredible image quality and features a dual focus system for fast phase detect autofocus in both viewfinder and live view/movie modes. Burst shooting with continuous autofocus at 7 frames per second - or up to 12 fps in live view/silent shooting mode - is an action photographer's dream. Videographers will love the D780's UHD 4K video, too. All photographers will appreciate the security the camera's twin SD card slots provide.
Filled with detailed how-to steps and full-colour illustrations, David Busch's Nikon D780 Guide to Digital Photography covers all the camera's capabilities in depth, from taking your first photos through advanced details of setup, exposure, lens selection, lighting, and more, and relates each feature to specific photographic techniques and situations. Also included is the handy visual "roadmap" guide to the D780, a chapter with close-up photos and descriptions of the camera's essential features and controls. Learn when to use each option and, more importantly, when not to use them, by following the author's recommended settings for every menu entry. With best-selling photographer and mentor David Busch as your guide, you'll quickly have full creative mastery of your camera's capabilities, whether you're shooting on the job, as an advanced enthusiast, or are just out for fun. Start building your knowledge and confidence, while bringing your vision to light with the Nikon D780 today.
Paperback: 544 pages
Publisher: Rocky Nook
Dimensions: 7 x 9.125in
With more than 2 million copies of his 100-plus books in print, David D. Busch is the world's #1 selling author of camera-specific guidebooks, and the originator of popular series like David Busch's Pro Secrets, David Busch's Quick Snap Guides, and David Busch's Guides to Digital SLR Photography.
His twelve hugely successful books for Nikon digital cameras are the top-selling guidebooks for their respective camera models. He has also written the most comprehensive and best-selling guides for many different models from Canon, Sony, Pentax, and other vendors.
Busch's dozens of other books devoted to digital photography include Digital SLR Cameras and Photography for Dummies, David Busch's Digital Infrared Pro Secrets and Mastering Digital SLR Photography. As a roving photojournalist for more than 20 years, he illustrated his books, magazine articles, and newspaper reports with award-winning images. Busch has operated his own commercial studio, suffocated in formal dress while shooting weddings-for-hire, and shot sports for a daily newspaper and upstate New York college.
The graduate of Kent State University in Ohio operated his own photo studio and was a principal in one of the largest public relations firms based in San Diego, California, working on press conferences, press kits, media tours, and sponsored photo trade magazine articles for clients including Eastman Kodak Company and Hewlett-Packard. Busch has published more than 2000 photography articles under his by-line in more than 100 different publications. His photos have appeared on the covers of magazines, and in both print and television advertising.
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