Just bought a new camera for the wife

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    brian87gt TPF Noob!

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    I took the plunge and got her a Nikon D60 m as well as a Nikkor 50-200 lens. I got it for 660 out the door for both. Now I need to learn what all the settings mean.
     
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    Very nice gift indeed. Read the manual there is a lot of good info there to start.
     
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    Very nice. I think everyone will agree with "understanding exposure", as well as some experimentation.
     
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    Understanding exposure, and practice. For understanding the settings, I would go with a book like David Busch's guide. I don't know for sure if he makes on for the D60 but I suspect he does
     
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    I just got the d60 a few days ago and I'll say read the manual. I'm halfway thru the manual right now and I'm learning new things everyday. Also, it may be a good idea to go pick up Bryan Peterson's book Understanding Exposure. It's a big help also.
     

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