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David Busch’s Nikon® D700 Guide to Digital SLR Photography by David D. Busch

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Chapter 1. Getting Started with Your Nikon D700

I know many of you buying this book will have worked with a camera in the D700’s class before. But for others, picking up a camera with such an advanced feature set can be somewhat intimidating. There’s no need for that. The Nikon D700 may be your first “professional” or “semi-professional” camera (a distinction that I find meaningless—I know consummate professionals who produce amazing images with a lowly Nikon D70). The D700 may be your first full-frame camera, or the most solid or feature-packed camera you’ve ever hefted. But for all its capabilities, this dSLR is remarkably easy to use. Nikon has retained enough “turn it on and shoot” ease of operation that you can, with about 60 seconds’ worth ...

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