Nikon D810: The Essential Guide for Better Photographs

The guide to better use the Nikon D810 is finally available on the Full Stop collection. The author Douglas J. Klostermann, penned a 375 page guide that explains users of the camera all they need to know to make better photographs. In a language photographers understand!

After offering a free cheat sheet, The Nikon D810 Setup Guide spreadsheet, to the essential functions of the Nikon DSLR, as a way to introduce his new eBook, Douglas J. Klostermann publishes the much waited Nikon D810 Experience - The Still Photography Guide to Operation and Image Creation With the Nikon D810.

If you've looked at the cheat sheet, you KNOW you want this eBook now. It's a $14.99 investment in a faster way to fully understand how the Nikon D810 works. This eBook is the usual type of guide from the author, an experienced photographer with a long list of guides for Canon and Nikon cameras. These guides are written by a photographer for photographers, so they are easy to understand and will put you up to speed when it comes to the all the dials and knobs your Nikon D810 has.

If you have or are thinking of buying the Nikon D810 DSLR, the eBook is a must, let me tell you. Although I am not a Nikon user, I tend to use Full Stop guides to check information if I need to know something about a particular camera. I am mostly sure I always find the answers there.

Nikon D810 Experience not only covers the various settings, functions and controls of the Nikon D810, but most importantly it also explains when and why to use them for your photography. The guide focuses on still-photography with an introduction to the movie functions, settings, and menus to get you up and running with HD video. Sections include:

  • Setting Up Your D810 - All of the D810 Custom Settings and Playback, Shooting, and Setup Menus, including Movie Mode Menus, with explanations and recommended settings for practical, everyday use. Set up and customize the advanced features of your dSLR to work best for the way you photograph.
  • Aperture Priority (A), Shutter Priority (S), and Manual (M) Modes - How and when to use them to create dramatic depth of field, freeze or express motion, or take total control over exposure settings.
  • Auto Focusing Modes and Area Modes and Release (Drive) Modes - The 51 point D810 autofocus system is a powerful tool, and taking control of it will enable you to successfully capture more sharp images, in both still and action situations.  Learn the AF Modes, AF Area Modes, and AF Custom Settings, how they differ, how and when to take advantage of them to capture both still and moving subjects. Plus how and when to use focus lock and back-button focusing.
  • Exposure Metering Modes of the Nikon D810 - How they differ, including the new Highlight-Weighted Metering mode, how and when to use them for correct exposures in every situation, and how to customize them for your needs. Plus how to make use of exposure lock.
  • Histograms, Exposure Compensation, Bracketing, and White Balance - Understanding and using these features for adjusting to the proper exposure in challenging lighting situations, customizing the controls for easy access to these features, and setting custom white balance.
  • The Image Taking Process - Descriptive tutorials for using the settings and controls you just learned to take photos of both still and moving subjects.
  • Introduction to Video Settings - Settings and explanations to get you started shooting HD video.
  • Photography Accessories - The most useful accessories for day-to-day and travel photography including accessories specific to the D810.
  • Lenses - Nikon (Nikkor) lenses compatibility with the D810, and explanations of lens notations.
  • Composition - Tips, techniques, and explanations, including the creative use of depth of field.

This 375 page digital guide to the Nikon D810 is an illustrated e-book that goes beyond the manual to clearly explain how, when, and why to use the features, settings, and controls of the Nikon D810 to help you get the most from your camera.

So, I guess this sums it all up. This is your guide. And if you do not own this camera but know a friend that does, tell her/him about the guide. And look up Full Stop's catalogue, maybe there is a guide for your model of camera, if you use either Canon or Nikon.

Go and buy your copy of Nikon D810 Experience