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David Busch’s Nikon D5500 Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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Thinking Outside of the Box

Whether you subscribe to the “my camera is just a tool” theory, or belong to the “an exquisite camera adds new capabilities to my shooting arsenal” camp, picking up a new Nikon D5500 is a special experience. Those who simply wield tools will find this camera as comforting as an old friend, a solid piece of fine machinery ready and able to do their bidding as part of the creative process.

But, now that you’ve unwrapped and charged the beast, mounted a lens, and fueled it with a memory card, what do you do with it? That’s where this chapter—and the chapters that follow—should come in handy. Like many of you, I am a Nikon user of long standing. And, like other members of our club, I had to learn at least some aspects ...

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