This is a picture-perfect beginner guide to the new Nikon D5100. Eager to take a shot at using the exciting new Nikon D5100? Then this is the introductory book for you! Aimed at first-time DSLR shooters who need a friendly guide on how to use their camera, this straightforward book is packed with full-color images that help demonstrate how to use features of the Nikon D5100. Coverage explores the on-board effects, low-light settings, and automatic HDR shooting. Clear explanations detail the ways in which you can use the new features of the Nikon D5100 to add unique shots to your portfolio while an explanation of photography terms gets you confident and savvy with this fun DSLR camera. It: covers basic camera controls and functions, shooting in auto mode, setting photo quality, and navigating menus and the view screen; introduces the basics of photography, including the settings that control lighting, exposure, focus, and color; addresses the new low-light and HDR settings; and, encourages you to use the new onboard effects features and shares tips for improving images with editing software. Get a grasp on the fun Nikon D5100 with this fun and friendly guide.