The Photographer's Guide to Capture NX
Learn Nikon's Capture NX and unleash the power of your Nikon® DSLR! The Photographer's Guide to Capture NX, by Jason P. Odell, is a comprehensive eBook tutorial that will help you get the most out of Nikon's Capture NX™ software. Whether you are an advanced photographer or just getting started with digital, The Photographer's Guide to Capture NX will lower your learning curve so you can start making great images right away. You don't have to be a professional photographer to have professional quality images!
ISBN 978-1424332724

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The Photographer's Guide to Capture NX  is the authoritative resource for anyone using Nikon's newest raw conversion software, Capture NX. Go beyond the manual with fully illustrated step-by-step instructions and practical examples of how to create stunning images with Capture NX. This book is a fully bookmarked and indexed PDF document for easy reading.

When you purchase The Photographer's Guide to Capture NX, you'll also get the eight Nikon NEFs that are used as examples in the book. Work right alongside the book as you learn to master Capture NX.

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The Photographer's Guide to Capture NX covers version 1.0-1.3 of the software.

Need to learn Capture NX 2.x? Click here.



  • How to set up your Nikon DSLR for a raw workflow
  • Global Adjustments to Light and Color
  • Local Adjustments to Light and Color
  • Sharpening and Noise Reduction techniques
  • When to use Mode I, II or III color
  • How to fix white balance like a pro
  • How to recreate the look of Velvia film
  • Highlight recovery
  • How to use Color Control Points
  • Can't miss settings for beautiful landscapes
  • Sure-fire settings for portraits
  • Black and White conversions
  • How to save multiple versions of your image in a single NEF file
  • And much more!

Other Great Features:

  • Fully bookmarked and indexed
  • Links to useful photography resources
  • Printable for personal use
  • Capture NX "recipes" that give professional results in minutes
  • Compatible with Capture NX 1.3!

"When I read Jason's book I was so impressed with the content that I stopped writing mine. All I would have been doing is restating what Jason had already written in a far more concise and clear way. I HIGHLY recommend this book."-- Vincent Versace, Nikon Legend and author of the video tutorial Unleashing the Power of Capture NX.

"Wow! What a great job, Jason! With brief and cogent explanations and excellent illustrations, this book is a an essential companion for Capture NX!"-- Tony Sweet, photographer and Nikon "Legend behind the Lens"

"A great E Book ! Very easy to read. Makes using Capture NX so much more intuitive. The example .NEF files are a real plus. A real value."-- Steve Lieber, League City, TX

"Super e-book! This is a significant help to photographers of all levels who want to increase the quality of their results with Capture NX".-- Rick Walker, Colorado Springs, CO

"Jason- Have just purchased [your] ebook. Badly needed and wouldn't be without. Excellent. Please keep this ongoing."
--Hal Rance-Walmsley, Runcorn, Cheshire UK

"Without this guide I would have dumped NX. This e-book cleared up a lot of confusion on how to get the most of NX. Well done!"-- Bob Despres, Lewiston, ME

"Thank you for the work you put up in creating your eBook. A very welcome addition to an already great program."
-- Jan Buitenhuis, Bennebroek, Netherlands

"Jason, The best upgrade for my photography that Ive spent in a very long time! I thought I knew the features of Capture NX pretty well as a cross over user of Nikon Capture 4.x. However, your eBook opened my eyes to the capabilities of NX."
-- Graham Welland, Vancouver, WA

"I just received your eBook on Capture NX. Its an invaluable companion to this program, although I thought I was already rather proficient in using Capture 4. Keep up the good work!" -- Jur van der Wees, Haren, Netherlands

"Thanks Jason for the Photographers Guide to Capture NX. Best book I ever read about photo editing and adjustments in terms of post processing and digital workflow. Very instructive and well explained."-- Bertil Lundstrom, Bromma, Sweden