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David Busch’s Nikon® D3000: Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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Chapter 2. Nikon D3000 Roadmap

With the D3000, Nikon has continued its emphasis on creating a super-compact entry-level digital SLR that retains the convenience and easy access to essential controls. Most of the Nikon D3000’s key functions and settings that are changed frequently can be accessed directly using the array of dials, buttons, and knobs that populate the camera’s surface, or through the Information Edit screen on the LCD. With so many quick-access controls available, you’ll find that the bulk of your shooting won’t be slowed down by a visit to the vast thicket of text options called Menuland.

However, if you want to operate your D3000 efficiently, you’ll need to learn the location, function, and application of all these controls. You ...

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