November 28, 2007
The Nikon D80 Dbook--New from Rocky Nook: Your Interactive Guide to DSLR Photography
Santa Barbara, CA-- Rocky Nook’s newest publication, The Nikon D80 Dbook,
is the ideal companion for anyone who wants to get the most from their
Nikon camera. With 620 digital pages in Acrobat format, you will discover
the fundamentals on all aspects of the digital image creation process:
digital photography basics, taking pictures, image optimization, lenses,
accessories, and much more.
Rocky Nook Dbooks go well beyond the Nikon camera manuals and are well
organized, beautifully illustrated introductions to digital photography
with the Nikon system.
The Dbooks offer clickable examples and digital images that explain
before-and-after situations and clearly illustrate the individual stages
of the processes involved. Navigation is easy with the built-in hyperlinks
or the detailed index and Acrobat search functions. Rocky Nook Dbooks make
reading just as exciting and interactive as digital photography itself.
High-resolution RGB images help to illustrate subtle differences and
effects that would hardly be visible on a printed book page.
Rocky Nook Dbooks also include a handy booklet for use on the road, which
is filled with practical overviews of your camera and menu options.
The Rocky Nook Dbook series is a must for all serious amateur,
semi-professional, or professional photographers who want to get the most
out of their Nikon equipment, and who strive to produce impressive,
polished, digital images.
Based in Bad Homburg, Germany, information designer Rainer Dorau
specializes in user interface design and user assistance systems where
digital photography touches his daily work in various ways. For many years
the committed photo enthusiast has been contributing to numerous book projects
on digital imaging, both as a writer and a layout designer. His passion
for digital photography emanates from his fascination for modern
technologies and his enjoyment of photographic images.
Once a dedicated student of the works of Shakespeare and Dickens, Rudolf
Krahm today works as a freelance translator (English/German) and editor
for technical documents and books on digital imaging and photography. As
an amateur photographer Krahm started out with an old Agfa Isolette, and
then wouldn't let go of his completely manual Nikkormat FT2 for many years
until he was swept along by the digital imaging wave. His favorite photo
subjects are nature and landscape as well as his family.
Designer, journalist, and imaging expert Helmut Kraus is based in
Düsseldorf, Germany. As an author of numerous magazine articles and
reference books, he has been closely watching the development of digital
communication and production tools since their beginnings. His work
focuses on the progressing evolution of visual techniques, especially the
effects of digital photography and digital imaging on graphic design.
All three authors are members of the exclam! network, a pool of creative
freelancers (www.exclam.de), and are responsible for writing many of
Nikon’s official user guides in Europe.
More information about the book, including table of contents, index,
author bio, and samples
The Nikon D80 Dbook
By Rainer Dorau, Rudolf Krahm, and Helmut Kraus
ISBN: 0-596-52767-5, $39.99 US, £24.99
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