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The Index See pages 147–149
Search by key word.
Error Messages See pages 132–133
If a warning is displayed in the control panel, viewfinder, or monitor, find
the solution here.
Troubleshooting See pages 129–131
Camera behaving unexpectedly? Find the solution here.
The Q&A Index See pages vii–ix
Know what you want to do but don’t know the function name? Find it from
the “question and answer” index.
See pages v–vi The Table of Contents
Find items by function or menu name.
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Introduction
Technical Notes
Tutorial
Photography and Playback
Reference
Menu Guide
More on Photography (All Modes)
P, S, A, and M Modes
More on Playback
Connecting to a Television, Computer, or Printer
Playback Options: The Playback Menu
Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu
Custom Settings
Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu
ii For Your Safety
For Your Safety
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iii Notices
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v Table of Contents
Table of Contents
For Your Safety ................................................................ ii
Notices .............................................................................. iii
Q & A Index .................................................................... vii
Introduction..................................................1
Getting to Know the Camera .................................... 2
Using Camera Menus ................................................... 9
First Steps ...................................................................... 11
/tt.c||rc . |ors 11
´|..c|rc .rJ |rso.t|rc t|o b.tto.v 12
b.s|c Sotup 14
|rso.t|rc Vonc.v ´..Js 15
/J|ust|rc \|o.firJo. |ccus 1
Tutorial ........................................................18
“Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode) ...... 19
Creative Photography (Digital Vari-Programs) . 24
Basic Playback .............................................................. 26
Reference ....................................................27
More on Photography (All Modes) ..............28
Focus ............................................................................... 28
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|ccus /.o. So|oct|cr 30
|ccus |cck 31
V.ru.| |ccus 32
Image Quality and Size ............................................. 33
|n.co Ou.||tv 34
|n.co S|.o 35
Choosing a Shooting Mode .................................... 36
So||¯|no. VcJo 3
|s|rc . |oncto ´crt.c| 38
Using the Built-in Flash ............................................. 40
ISO Sensitivity .............................................................. 43
Two-Button Reset ....................................................... 44
P, S, A, and M Modes ....................................45
Mode P (Programmed Auto) ................................... 47
Mode S (Shutter-Priority Auto) .............................. 48
Mode A (Aperture-Priority Auto) .......................... 49
Mode M (Manual) ....................................................... 50
Exposure ........................................................................ 52
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||ro¯ur|rc \||to b.|.rco 58
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More on Playback........................................61
Viewing Photographs on the Camera ................. 61
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Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer ...66
Viewing Photographs on TV ................................... 66
Connecting to a Computer ..................................... 67
bo|c.o ´crroct|rc t|o ´.no.. 6
´crroct|rc t|o |Sb ´.b|o 6
Printing Photographs ................................................ 69
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Menu Guide.................................................74
Playback Options: The Playback Menu ............... 74
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Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu .............. 79
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|n.co Ou.||tv (/|| VcJos: 81
|n.co S|.o (/|| VcJos: 81
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|SO Sors|t|v|tv (/|| VcJos: 83
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Vu|t|p|o |xpcsu.o (|. S. /. .rJ V VcJos: 84
Custom Settings .......................................................... 86
| |osot 86
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31 |xp |o|.v VcJo (/|| VcJos: 99
32 Vb|80 b.tto.|os (/|| VcJos: 100
Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu .......... 101
´SV / Sotup Voru 101
|c.n.t Vonc.v ´..J 102
\c.|J ¯|no 103
|´| b.|c|tross 103
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Vcrcc|.cno 112
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Technical Notes........................................ 116
Optional Accessories ............................................... 116
|orsos 11
Opt|cr.| ||.s| |r|ts (SpooJ||c|ts: 119
Ot|o. /ccossc.|os 122
Caring for the Camera ............................................. 124
´..|rc |c. t|o ´.no.. .rJ b.tto.v ´.ut|crs 12
Troubleshooting ........................................................ 129
´.no.. |..c. Voss.cos .rJ ||sp|.vs 132
Appendix ..................................................................... 134
Specifications ............................................................. 142
Index .............................................................................. 147
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Q & A Index
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The LCD Illuminator
|c|J|rc t|o pc.o. s.|tc| |r t|o pcs|t|cr .ct|v.tos t|o oxpcsu.o noto.s .rJ t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| b.ck
||c|t (|´| |||un|r.tc.:. .||c.|rc t|o J|sp|.v tc bo .o.J |r t|o J..k /|to. t|o pc.o. s.|tc| |s .o|o.soJ.
t|o |||un|r.tc. .||| .on.|r .ct|vo .|||o t|o oxpcsu.o noto.s ..o .ct|vo c. urt|| t|o s|utto. |s .o|o.soJ
4 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera
The Mode Dial
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Advanced Modes (Exposure Modes)
So|oct t|oso ncJos |c. |u|| ccrt.c| cvo. c.no.. sott|rcs
P — Programmed auto ( 4: ´.no.. c|ccsos
s|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o. uso. ccrt.c|s ct|o.
sott|rcs
S — Shutter-priority auto ( 48: ´|ccso |.st
s|utto. spooJs tc |.oo.o .ct|cr. s|c. s|utto.
spooJs tc succost nct|cr bv b|u..|rc ncv|rc
cb|octs
A — Aperture-priority auto ( 49: /J|ust .po.
tu.o tc sc|tor b.ckc.curJ Jot.||s c. |rc.o.so
Jopt|c|fio|J tc b.|rc bct| n.|r sub|oct .rJ
b.ckc.curJ |rtc |ccus
M — Manual ( 50: V.tc| s|utto. spooJ .rJ
.po.tu.o tc vcu. c.o.t|vo |rtort
Point-and-Shoot Modes (Digital Vari-Programs)
So|oct|rc . ||c|t.| \..||.cc..n .utcn.t|c.||v cpt|n|.os sott|rcs tc su|t t|o so|octoJ
scoro. n.k|rc c.o.t|vo p|ctcc..p|v .s s|np|o .s .ct.t|rc t|o ncJo J|.|
— Auto ( 19: ´.no.. .J|usts sott|rcs
.utcn.t|c.||v tc p.cJuco cpt|n.| .osu|ts .|t|
“pc|rt.rJs|cct” s|np||c|tv |occnnorJoJ
|c. fi.stt|no uso.s c| J|c|t.| c.no..s
— Portrait ( 24. 25: S|cct pc.t..|ts .|t|
b.ckc.curJ |r sc|t |ccus
— Landscape ( 24. 25: |.oso.vo Jot.||s |r
|.rJsc.po s|cts
— Close up ( 24. 25: ¯.ko v|v|J c|csoups c|
flc.o.s. |rsocts. .rJ ct|o. sn.|| cb|octs
— Sports ( 24. 25: |.oo.o nct|cr |c. Jv
r.n|c spc.ts s|cts
— Night landscape ( 24. 25: ¯.ko |.rJsc.po
s|cts .t r|c|t
— Night portrait ( 24. 25: S|cct pc.t..|ts
.c.|rst . J|n|v||t b.ckJ.cp
5 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera
Large-Capacity Memory Cards
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c. nc.o p|ctu.os .t cu..ort sott|rcs. t|o runbo. c| oxpcsu.os .on.|r|rc
.||| bo s|c.r |r t|cus.rJs. .curJoJ Jc.r tc t|o ro..ost |urJ.oJ (oc. ||
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Control Panel
1 S|utto. spooJ 48. 50
|xpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr v.|uo 54
||.s| ccnpors.t|cr v.|uo 55
|SO sors|t|v|tv 43
\||to b.|.rco firotur|rc. c.
cc|c. tonpo..tu.o 58. 59
|unbo. c| s|cts |r b..ckot|rc soouorco
56. 140
2 |SO sors|t|v|tv |rJ|c.tc. 43
|SO /|¯O |rJ|c.tc. 43
3 b.tto.v |rJ|c.tc. 19
4 ||.s| svrc ncJo 40. 41
5 |n.co ou.||tv 34
6 |n.co s|.o 35
7 \||to b.|.rco ncJo 58
8 |unbo. c| oxpcsu.os .on.|r|rc 19
|unbo. c| s|cts .on.|r|rc bo|c.o
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|´ ncJo |rJ|c.tc. 68
|.osot .||to b.|.rco .occ.J|rc |rJ|c.tc. 60
9 “|” (.ppo..s .|or nonc.v .on.|rs |c. cvo.
1000 oxpcsu.os:
10 S|cct|rc ncJo 36
So||t|no./.oncto ccrt.c| ncJo 3. 38
11 /po.tu.o (|/runbo.: 49. 50
b..ckot|rc |rc.onort 56
|´ ccrroct|cr |rJ|c.tc. 68
12 |xpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr |rJ|c.tc. 54
13 ||.s| ccnpors.t|cr |rJ|c.tc. 55
14 ||ox|b|o p.cc..n |rJ|c.tc. 4
15 |ccus ..o. 30. 8
/|..o. ncJo 30. 8
16 /| ncJo 29
17 b..ckot|rc p.cc.oss |rJ|c.tc. 56
18 Voto.|rc ncJo 52
19 Vu|t|p|o oxpcsu.o |rJ|c.tc. 84
20 b|.ck.rJ.||to |rJ|c.tc. 81
21 “boop” |rJ|c.tc. 86
22 “´|cck rct sot” |rJ|c.tc. 103. 132
23 b..ckot|rc |rJ|c.tc. 56
6 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera
|| t|o b.tto.v |s tct.||v ox|.ustoJ c. rct |r
so.toJ. t|o J|sp|.v |r t|o v|o.firJo. .||| J|n
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The Viewfinder Display
1 |..n|rc c.|J (J|sp|.voJ .|or On |s so|octoJ
|c. ´ustcn Sott|rc 8 (Grid display:: 89
2 8nn (031 |r: .o|o.orco c|.c|o |c. corto.
.o|c|toJ noto.|rc 52. 90
3 “|c nonc.v c..J” ...r|rc
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4 b.tto.v |rJ|c.tc.
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5 b|.ck.rJ.||to |rJ|c.tc.
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6 |ccus b..ckots (|ccus ..o.: 19. 21. 30
7 |c.n.||..no |ccus b..ckots
(|ccus ..o.: 21. 8
8 \|Jo|..no |ccus b..ckots (|ccus ..o.: 8
9 |ccus |rJ|c.tc. 22
10 ||.s| v.|uo (|\: |cck 94
11 /utcoxpcsu.o (/|: |cck 94
12 S|utto. spooJ 48. 50
13 /po.tu.o (|/runbo.: 48. 50
14 ||oct.cr|c .r.|cc oxpcsu.o J|sp|.v 50
|xpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr 54
15 ||.s| ccnpors.t|cr |rJ|c.tc. 55
16 |xpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr |rJ|c.tc. 54
17 |unbo. c| oxpcsu.os .on.|r|rc 19
|unbo. c| s|cts .on.|r|rc bo|c.o
nonc.v buffo. fi||s 36
|.osot .||to b.|.rco .occ.J|rc |rJ|c.tc. 60
|xpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr v.|uo 54
||.s| ccnpors.t|cr v.|uo 55
|´ ccrroct|cr |rJ|c.tc. 68
18 ||.s|.o.Jv |rJ|c.tc. 23
19 /utc |SO sors|t|v|tv |rJ|c.tc. 43
20 b.tto.v |rJ|c.tc. 19
21 b..ckot|rc |rJ|c.tc. 56
22 “|” (.ppo..s .|or nonc.v .on.|rs |c.
cvo. 1000 oxpcsu.os: 5
1 ´.r bo ||JJor .|t| ´ustcn Sott|rc 9 ( 89:
The Control Panel and Viewfinder
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O.|rc tc t|o c|...cto.|st|cs c| t||s tvpo c| J|sp|.v. vcu n.v rct|co firo ||ros ..J|.t|rc cut...J |.cn
t|o so|octoJ |ccus ..o. ¯||s |s rc.n.| .rJ Jcos rct |rJ|c.to . n.||urct|cr
7 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera
Supplied Accessories
The MH-18a Quick Charger ( 12)
¯|o V|18. |s |c. uso .|t| t|o supp||oJ ||||3o b.tto.v
AC adapter plug
CHARGE lamp
AC inlet
Terminal cover
Negative terminal
Positive terminal
Signal contact
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|||cr b.tto.|os rct bo..|rc t|o ||kcr
|c|cc..p||c so.| s|c.r .bcvo ccu|J
|rto.|o.o .|t| rc.n.| cpo..t|cr c|
t|o c.no.. c. .osu|t |r t|o b.tto.|os
cvo.|o.t|rc. |cr|t|rc. .uptu.|rc. c.
|o.k|rc
The EN-EL3e Rechargeable Li-ion Battery ( 12, 13)
¯|o ||||3o |s |c. uso .|t| t|o |80
Use Only Nikon Brand Electronic Accessories
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||kcr b..rJ o|oct.cr|c .ccossc.|os (|rc|uJ|rc |orsos. SpooJ||c|ts. b.tto.v c|..co.s. b.tto.|os. .rJ /´
.J.pto.s: co.t|fioJ bv ||kcr spoc|fic.||v |c. uso .|t| t||s ||kcr J|c|t.| c.no.. ..o orc|roo.oJ .rJ
p.cvor tc cpo..to .|t||r t|o cpo..t|cr.| .rJ s.|otv .oou|.onorts c| t||s o|oct.cr|c c|.cu|t.v
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|c. nc.o |r|c.n.t|cr .bcut ||kcr b..rJ .ccossc.|os. ccrt.ct .r .ut|c.|.oJ ||kcr Jo.|o.
Wall plug (shape varies with
country of sale)
8 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera
¯c .oncvo t|o ccvo.. |c|J t|o c.no.. fi.n|v .rJ pu|| t|o bcttcn c|
t|o ccvo. cort|v urt|| cut...Js .s s|c.r .t .|c|t
The DK-21 Viewfinder Eyepiece Cup
bo|c.o .tt.c||rc t|o ||5 v|o.firJo. ovop|oco c.p .rJ ct|o. v|o.
firJo. .ccossc.|os ( 122:. .oncvo t|o v|o.firJo. ovop|oco cup bv
p|.c|rc vcu. firco.s urJo.ro.t| t|o fl.rcos .t o|t|o. s|Jo .rJ s||J
|rc |t cff .s s|c.r .t .|c|t
The Camera Strap
/tt.c| t|o c.no.. st..p .s s|c.r bo|c.
The BM-7 LCD Monitor Cover
/ c|o.. p|.st|c ccvo. |s p.cv|JoJ .|t| t|o c.no.. tc koop t|o ncr|
tc. c|o.r .rJ p.ctoct |t .|or t|o c.no.. |s rct |r uso ¯c .tt.c| t|o
ccvo.. |rso.t t|o p.c|oct|cr cr t|o tcp c| t|o ccvo. |rtc t|o n.tc|
|rc |rJort.t|cr .bcvo t|o c.no.. ncr|tc. (ቢ: .rJ p.oss t|o bct
tcn c| t|o ccvo. urt|| |t c||cks |rtc p|.co (ባ:
9 Introduction: Using Camera Menus
Vcst s|cct|rc. p|.vb.ck. .rJ sotup cpt|crs c.r bo .ccossoJ |.cn
t|o c.no.. norus ¯c v|o. t|o norus. p.oss t|o buttcr
Menu Description
Playback /J|ust p|.vb.ck sott|rcs .rJ n.r.co p|ctcs ( 4:
Shooting /J|ust s|cct|rc sott|rcs ( 9:
Custom Settings |o.scr.||.o c.no.. sott|rcs ( 86:
Setup |c.n.t nonc.v c..Js .rJ po.|c.n b.s|c c.no.. sotup ( 101:
Retouch ´.o.to .otcuc|oJ ccp|os c| ox|st|rc p|ctcc..p|s ( 109:
¯|o nu|t| so|octc. .rJ OK buttcr ..o usoJ tc r.v|c.to t|o c.no.. norus
Move cursor up
Increase number


Move cursor down
Decrease number
Return to previous menu Display sub-menu
▲ ▼
|.oss OK tc so|oct ||c|||c|toJ cpt|cr
Slider shows position in current
menu
If “?” icon is displayed, help for
the current item can be viewed
by pressing button
Choose from playback, shoot-
ing, Custom Settings, setup, and
retouch menus (see below)
Current menu item is highlighted
Current setting for each option is
shown by icon
Using Camera Menus
10 Introduction: Using Camera Menus
¯c ncJ||v noru sott|rcs
1

Display menus.
2
Highlight icon for current menu.
3
Select menu.
4
Position cursor in selected menu.
5
Highlight menu item.
6
Display options.
7
Highlight option.
8

Make selection.
Voru |tons t|.t ..o J|sp|.voJ |r c..v ..o rct cu.
.ort|v .v.||.b|o
|.oss t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |.||..v tc ox|t t|o norus .rJ .otu.r tc s|cct|rc ncJo (
19. 28: ¯|o ncr|tc. .||| tu.r cff
Using the Command Dials
¯|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| c.r bo usoJ tc ncvo t|o cu.sc. up .rJ Jc.r. t|o
subccnn.rJ J|.| tc ncvo t|o cu.sc. |o|t .rJ .|c|t ¯|o subccnn.rJ
J|.| c.r rct bo usoJ tc n.ko . so|oct|cr
11 Introduction: First Steps
Attaching a Lens
´..o s|cu|J bo t.kor tc p.ovort Just |.cn orto.|rc t|o c.no.. .|or t|o |ors |s .oncvoJ
1
¯u.r t|o c.no.. cff
2
|oncvo t|o .o.. c.p |.cn t|o |ors
|oncvo t|o c.no.. bcJv c.p
3
|oop|rc t|o ncurt|rc |rJox cr t|o |ors .||croJ .|t| t|o
ncurt|rc |rJox cr t|o c.no.. bcJv. pcs|t|cr t|o |ors |r t|o
c.no..’s b.vcrot ncurt .rJ .ct.to t|o |ors |r t|o J|.oct|cr
s|c.r urt|| |t c||cks |rtc p|.co
|| t|o |ors |s oou|ppoJ .|t| .r /V c. V//V s.|tc|. so|oct /
(.utc|ccus: c. V// (.utc|ccus .|t| n.ru.| p.|c.|tv:
Detaching Lenses
bo su.o t|o c.no.. |s cff .|or .oncv|rc c. oxc|.rc|rc |orsos ¯c .oncvo t|o |ors. p.oss .rJ |c|J
t|o |ors.o|o.so buttcr .|||o tu.r|rc t|o |ors c|cck.|so /|to. .oncv|rc t|o |ors. .op|.co t|o c.no..
bcJv c.p .rJ .o.. |ors ccvo.
Aperture Ring
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|/runbo.: Soo t|o |ors n.ru.| |c. Jot.||s
First Steps
12 Introduction: First Steps
Charging and Inserting the Battery
¯|o supp||oJ ||||3o b.tto.v |s rct c|..coJ .t s||pnort ´|..co t|o b.tto.v us|rc t|o sup
p||oJ V|18. b.tto.v c|..co. .s Josc.|boJ bo|c.
1
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1.1 |oncvo t|o to.n|r.| ccvo. |.cn t|o b.tto.v
Li-ion BATTERY PACK
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1.3 ||.co t|o b.tto.v |r t|o c|..co. ¯|o ´|/|´| |.np .||| b||rk
.s t|o b.tto.v c|..cos /bcut t.c .rJ . ou..to. |cu.s ..o
.oou|.oJ |c. .r ox|.ustoJ b.tto.v tc |u||v c|..co
1.4 ´|..c|rc |s ccnp|oto .|or t|o ´|/|´| |.np stcps b||rk
|rc |oncvo t|o b.tto.v |.cn t|o c|..co. .rJ urp|uc t|o
c|..co.
EN-EL3e Rechargeable Li-ion Batteries
¯|o ||||3o s|..os |r|c.n.t|cr .|t| ccnp.t|b|o Jov|cos ¯|o c.no.. usos t||s |r|c.n.t|cr tc J|sp|.v
t|o b.tto.v c|..co st.to |r s|x |ovo|s |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| .rJ tc s|c. t|o b.tto.v c|..co st.to. .on.|r
|rc b.tto.v |||o. .rJ runbo. c| p|ctu.os t.kor s|rco t|o b.tto.v ..s |.st c|..coJ |r t|o sotup noru
Battery Info J|sp|.v ( 10:
13 Introduction: First Steps
2
|rso.t t|o b.tto.v
2.1 /|to. ccrfi.n|rc t|.t t|o c.no.. |s cff. cpor t|o b.tto.v
c|.nbo. ccvo.
2.2 |rso.t . |u||v c|..coJ b.tto.v .s s|c.r .t .|c|t ´|cso t|o
b.tto.v c|.nbo. ccvo.
The Battery and Charger
Read and follow the warnings and cautions on pages ii–iii and 127–128 of this manual, together with any
warnings and instructions provided by the battery manufacturer |so cr|v ||||3o b.tto.|os ¯|o |80
|s rct ccnp.t|b|o .|t| t|o VS|0 ´|2 b.tto.v |c|Jo. c. .|t| ||||3 c. ||||3. b.tto.|os |c. |100.
|0so.|os. c. |50 c.no..s
|c rct uso t|o b.tto.v .t .nb|ort tonpo..tu.os bo|c. 0 ´ (32 |: c. .bcvo 40 ´ (104 |: |u.|rc
c|..c|rc. t|o tonpo..tu.o s|cu|J bo |r t|o v|c|r|tv c| 5–35 ´ (41–95 |: |c. bost .osu|ts. c|..co t|o
b.tto.v .t tonpo..tu.os .bcvo 20 ´ (68 |: b.tto.v c.p.c|tv n.v J.cp || t|o b.tto.v |s usoJ .t . ton
po..tu.o bo|c. t|o tonpo..tu.o .t .||c| |t ..s c|..coJ || t|o b.tto.v |s c|..coJ .t . tonpo..tu.o bo
|c. 5 ´ (41 |:. t|o b.tto.v |||o |rJ|c.tc. |r t|o Battery Info J|sp|.v n.v s|c. . tonpc...v Joc.o.so
Removing the Battery
¯u.r t|o c.no.. cff bo|c.o .oncv|rc t|o b.tto.v ¯c .vc|J s|c.t|rc t|o b.tto.v. .op|.co t|o to.n|r.|
ccvo. .|or t|o b.tto.v |s rct |r uso
14 Introduction: First Steps
Basic Setup
¯|o fi.st t|no t|o c.no.. |s tu.roJ cr. t|o |.rcu.co so|oct|cr J|.|cc s|c.r |r Stop 1 .|||
bo J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ncr|tc. |c||c. t|o stops bo|c. tc c|ccso . |.rcu.co .rJ sot t|o t|no
.rJ J.to
1

Turn camera on.
2
Select language.
3

Display map of world time zones.
4
Select local time zone.
5

Display daylight saving time options.
6

Highlight On if daylight saving time is in
effect.
7

Display date menu.
8
Press multi selector left or right to select item,
up or down to change.
9

Set clock and return to shooting mode.
Monitor will turn off automatically.
¯c c|.rco t|o c.Jo. |r .||c| t|o vo... ncrt|.
.rJ J.v ..o J|sp|.voJ. so|oct World time > Date
format |.cn t|o sotup noru ( 103:
Using Camera Menus
¯|o |.rcu.co noru |s cr|v J|sp|.voJ .utcn.t|c.||v t|o fi.st t|no norus ..o J|sp|.voJ Soo “|s|rc
´.no.. Vorus” ( 9–10: |c. |r|c.n.t|cr cr rc.n.| noru cpo..t|cr
15 Introduction: First Steps
Inserting Memory Cards
¯|o c.no.. stc.os p|ctu.os cr Socu.o ||c|t.| (S|: nonc.v c..Js (.v.||.b|o sop...to|v:
1
|rso.t . nonc.v c..J
1.1 bo|c.o |rso.t|rc c. .oncv|rc nonc.v c..Js. turn the cam-
era off .rJ cpor t|o c..J s|ct ccvo.
1.2 S||Jo t|o nonc.v c..J |r .s s|c.r .t .|c|t urt|| |t c||cks |rtc
p|.co ¯|o nonc.v c..J .ccoss |.np .||| ||c|t |c. .bcut .
soccrJ ´|cso t|o nonc.v c..J s|ct ccvo.
Front
1.3 ¯u.r t|o c.no.. cr || t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| s|c.s t|o runbo.
c| oxpcsu.os .on.|r|rc. t|o c..J |s .o.Jv |c. uso
|| t|o noss.co s|c.r .t .|c|t |s J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ncr|tc..
|c.n.t t|o c..J .s Josc.|boJ |r “´.no.. |..c. Voss.cos
.rJ ||sp|.vs” ( 133:
The Access Lamp
|c rct .oncvo t|o b.tto.v c. J|sccrroct t|o pc.o. scu.co .|||o t|o nonc.v c..J .ccoss |.np |s ||t
|.||u.o tc cbso.vo t||s p.oc.ut|cr ccu|J .osu|t |r J.n.co tc t|o c..J
The Write Protect Switch
S| c..Js ..o oou|ppoJ .|t| . ..|to p.ctoct s.|tc| tc p.ovort
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16 Introduction: First Steps
2
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17 Introduction: First Steps
Adjusting Viewfinder Focus
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18 Tutorial
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Photography and Playback
Auto Meter Off
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19 Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode)
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20 Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode)
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21 Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode)
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22 Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode)
The Shutter-Release Button
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Shutter speed Aperture
Control panel
In-focus indicator Description
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23 Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode)
6
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Camera Off Display
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24 Tutorial: Creative Photography (Digital Vari-Programs)

Focus Area
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25 Tutorial: Creative Photography (Digital Vari-Programs)
Portrait
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26 Tutorial: Basic Playback
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27
Reference
Reference
¯||s soct|cr bu||Js cr t|o ¯utc.|.| tc ccvo. nc.o .Jv.rcoJ s|cct|rc .rJ p|.vb.ck cpt|crs
More on Photography (All Modes): 28
S|cct . ncv|rc sub|oct c. |ccus n.ru.||v Focus: 28
/J|ust |n.co ou.||tv .rJ s|.o Image Quality and Size: 33
¯.ko p|ctcc..p|s |r cro .t . t|no. |r bu.sts. c.
us|rc t|o so||t|no. c. . .oncto ccrt.c|
Choosing a Shooting Mode: 36
|so t|o bu||t|r fl.s| Using the Built-in Flash: 40
|.|so |SO sors|t|v|tv .|or ||c|t|rc |s pcc. ISO Sensitivity: 43
|ostc.o Jo|.u|t sott|rcs Two-Button Reset: 44
P, S, A, and M Modes: 45
|ot t|o c.no.. c|ccso s|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.
tu.o
Mode P (Programmed Auto): 47
|.oo.o c. b|u. nct|cr Mode S (Shutter-Priority Auto): 48
´|ccso .|ot|o. tc b|u. b.ckc.curJ cb|octs Mode A (Aperture-Priority Auto): 49
´|ccso s|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o n.ru.||v Mode M (Manual): 50
´|ccso . noto.|rc not|cJ. |cck oxpcsu.o. .J|ust
oxpcsu.o .rJ fl.s| |ovo|
Exposure: 52
V.ko cc|c.s |cck r.tu..|
¯.ko p|ctcs urJo. urusu.| ||c|t|rc
White Balance: 58
Soo t|o Voru ´u|Jo |c. |r|c.n.t|cr cr ct|o. cpo..t|crs t|.t c.r cr|v bo po.|c.noJ |r P. S. A. .rJ M
ncJos. |rc|uJ|rc custcn|.|rc s|..por|rc. ccrt..st. cc|c. s.tu..t|cr. .rJ |uo (“Opt|n|.o |n.co”.
9: .rJ c.o.t|rc nu|t|p|o oxpcsu.os (“Vu|t|p|o |xpcsu.o”. 84:
More on Playback: 61
\|o. p|ctcc..p|s cr t|o c.no.. Viewing Photographs on the Camera: 61
Soo t|o Voru ´u|Jo |c. ct|o. p|.vb.ck cpt|crs ( 4:
Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer: 66
\|o. p|ctcc..p|s cr ¯\ Viewing Photographs on TV: 66
´cpv p|ctcc..p|s tc . ccnputo. Connecting to a Computer: 67
|.|rt p|ctcc..p|s Printing Photographs: 69
28 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Focus
More on Photography (All Modes)
Focus
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tc .occnpcso p|ctcc..p|s .|to. |ccus|rc ( 31:
Autofocus
Controls used: Focus mode selector
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s|rc|o..o. /|. . boop .||| scurJ .|or t|o c.no.. |ccusos |c
boop .||| scurJ .|or AF-A |s so|octoJ |r (spc.ts: ncJo c. .|or
ccrt|rucusso.vc .utc|ccus |s usoJ (rcto t|.t ccrt|rucusso.vc
.utc|ccus n.v bo so|octoJ .utcn.t|c.||v .|or s|cct|rc ncv|rc
sub|octs |r AF-A .utc|ccus ncJo:
|| t|o |ors Jcos rct suppc.t .utc|ccus c. t|o c.no.. |s ur.b|o tc |ccus us|rc .utc|ccus. uso
n.ru.| |ccus ( 32:
A-M Selection/Autofocus with Manual Priority
|| t|o |ors |s oou|ppoJ .|t| /V so|oct|cr c. .r V//V s.|tc|. so|oct A
(.utc|ccus: c. M/A (.utc|ccus .|t| n.ru.| p.|c.|tv:
The AF-Assist Illuminator
|| t|o sub|oct |s pcc.|v ||t. t|o /|.ss|st |||un|r.tc. .||| ||c|t .utcn.t|c.||v tc
.ss|st t|o .utc|ccus cpo..t|cr .|or t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |s p.ossoJ
|.||..v ¯|o /|.ss|st |||un|r.tc. .||| rct ||c|t |r . . c. ncJos c. ||
Off |.s boor so|octoJ |c. ´ustcn Sott|rc 4 (AF assist. 8: ¯|o |||un|r.
tc. |.s . ..rco c| .bcut 05–30 n (1 |t 8 |r–9 |t 10 |r:. .|or us|rc t|o
|||un|r.tc.. uso . |ors .|t| . |cc.| |orct| c| 24–200 nn .rJ .oncvo t|o
|ors |ccJ
1 — Beep ( 86)
¯||s cpt|cr c.r bo usoJ tc tu.r t|o boop spo.ko. cr c. cff
More on Photography (All Modes)
Focus
29 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Focus
Getting Good Results with Autofocus
/utc|ccus Jcos rct po.|c.n .o|| urJo. t|o ccrJ|t|crs ||stoJ bo|c. || t|o c.no.. |s ur.b|o tc |ccus
us|rc .utc|ccus. uso n.ru.| |ccus ( 32: c. uso |ccus |cck ( 31: tc |ccus cr .rct|o. sub|oct .t t|o
s.no J|st.rco .rJ t|or .occnpcso t|o p|ctcc..p|
There is little or no contrast
between the subject and the
background
The focus area contains ob-
jects at different distances
from the camera
Example Sub|oct |s t|o s.no cc|c. .s t|o b.ck
c.curJ
Example Sub|oct |s |rs|Jo . c.co
The subject is dominated by
regular geometric patterns
The focus area contains areas
of sharply contrasting bright-
ness
Example / .c. c| .|rJc.s |r . skvsc..po. Example: Sub|oct |s |.|| |r t|o s|.Jo
The subject appears smaller
than the focus area
The subject many contains
fine details
Example |ccus ..o. ccrt.|rs bct| |c.oc.curJ
sub|oct .rJ J|st.rt bu||J|rcs
Example / fio|J c| flc.o.s c. ct|o. sub|octs t|.t
..o sn.|| c. |.ck v..|.t|cr |r b.|c|tross
Autofocus Mode
Controls used: button
¯|o |c||c.|rc .utc|ccus ncJos ..o .v.||.b|o .|or t|o |ccus ncJo so|octc. |s sot tc AF
Autofocus mode Description
AF-A
/utc so|oct
(Jo|.u|t sott|rc:
´.no.. .utcn.t|c.||v so|octs s|rc|oso.vc .utc|ccus .|or sub|oct |s st.
t|cr..v. ccrt|rucusso.vc .utc|ccus .|or sub|oct |s ncv|rc S|utto. c.r
cr|v bo .o|o.soJ || c.no.. |s .b|o tc |ccus
AF-S S|rc|oso.vc /|
|c. st.t|cr..v sub|octs |ccus |ccks .|or s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |s p.ossoJ
|.||..v S|utto. c.r cr|v bo .o|o.soJ .|or |r|ccus |rJ|c.tc. |s J|sp|.voJ
AF-C
´crt|rucusso.vc
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|c. ncv|rc sub|octs ´.no.. |ccusos ccrt|rucus|v .|||o s|utto..o|o.so
buttcr |s p.ossoJ |.||..v ||ctcc..p|s c.r bo t.kor ovor .|or |r|ccus
|rJ|c.tc. |s rct J|sp|.voJ
¯c c|ccso t|o .utc|ccus ncJo. p.oss t|o buttcr urt|| t|o Jos|.oJ
sott|rc |s J|sp|.voJ
AF-A
AF-S AF-C
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Focus Area Selection
Controls used: Multi selector (monitor off)
¯|o |80 cffo.s . c|c|co c| o|ovor |ccus ..o.s t|.t tccot|o. ccvo. . .|Jo ..o. c| t|o |..no /t
t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rcs. t|o c.no.. c|ccsos t|o |ccus ..o. .utcn.t|c.||v c. |ccusos cr sub|oct
|r t|o corto. |ccus ..o. ¯|o |ccus ..o. c.r .|sc bo so|octoJ n.ru.||v tc ccnpcso p|ctc
c..p|s .|t| t|o n.|r sub|oct pcs|t|croJ .|ncst .rv.|o.o |r t|o |..no
1
/t Jo|.u|t sott|rcs. t|o |ccus ..o. |s so|octoJ .utcn.t|c.||v |r
. . . . .rJ ncJos ¯c or.b|o n.ru.| |ccus so|oc
t|cr |r t|oso ncJos. so|oct Single Area c. Dynamic Area |c.
´ustcn Sott|rc 2 (AF-Area Mode. 8:
2
S||Jo t|o |ccus so|octc. |cck tc t|o “●” pcs|t|cr ¯||s .||c.s t|o
nu|t| so|octc. tc bo usoJ tc so|oct t|o |ccus ..o.
3
|so t|o nu|t| so|octc. tc so|oct t|o |ccus ..o. |r t|o v|o.firJo.
c. ccrt.c| p.ro| .|||o t|o oxpcsu.o noto.s ..o .ct|vo ( 18:
¯|o |ccus so|octc. |cck c.r bo .otu.roJ tc t|o “L” (|cckoJ: pc
s|t|cr |c||c.|rc so|oct|cr tc p.ovort t|o so|octoJ |ccus ..o.
|.cn c|.rc|rc .|or t|o nu|t| so|octc. |s p.ossoJ
Custom Settings
´ustcn Sott|rc 2 (AF-Area Mode. 8: ccrt.c|s |c. t|o c.no.. so|octs t|o |ccus ..o. ´ustcn
Sott|rc 3 (Center AF Area. 8: ccrt.c|s t|o s|.o .rJ runbo. c| |ccus ..o.s .v.||.b|o ´ustcn Sot
t|rc 18 (AE-L/AF-L. 94: Joto.n|ros .||c.s t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr tc bo usoJ tc so|oct t|o |ccus ..o.
´ustcn Sott|rc 20 (Focus Area.

94: ccrt.c|s .|ot|o. |ccus ..o. so|oct|cr “...ps ..curJ” ´ustcn
Sott|rc 21 (AF Area Illumination.

95: ccrt.c|s .|ot|o. t|o .ct|vo |ccus ..o. |s ||c|||c|toJ |r t|o
v|o.firJo.
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Focus Lock
Controls used: AE-L/AF-L button (AF-A/AF-C)/Shutter-release button (AF-S)
|ccus |cck c.r bo usoJ tc c|.rco t|o ccnpcs|t|cr .|to. |ccus|rc. n.k|rc |t pcss|b|o tc |c
cus cr . sub|oct t|.t .||| rct bo |r . |ccus ..o. |r t|o fir.| ccnpcs|t|cr |t c.r .|sc bo usoJ
.|or t|o .utc|ccus svston |s ur.b|o tc |ccus ( 29:
1
|cs|t|cr t|o sub|oct |r t|o so|octoJ |ccus ..o. .rJ p.oss t|o
s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |.||..v tc |r|t|.to |ccus
2
´|ock t|.t t|o |r|ccus |rJ|c.tc. (●: .ppo..s |r t|o v|o.firJo.
AF-A and AF-C autofocus modes ( 29)
|.oss t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr tc |cck bct| |ccus .rJ oxpcsu.o
|ccus .||| .on.|r |cckoJ .|||o t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr |s p.ossoJ.
ovor || vcu |.to. .oncvo vcu. firco. |.cn t|o s|utto..o|o.so
buttcr
AF-S autofocus modes ( 29)
|ccus .||| |cck .utcn.t|c.||v .|or t|o |r|ccus |rJ|c.tc. .ppo..s. .rJ .on.|r |cckoJ
urt|| vcu .oncvo vcu. firco. |.cn t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |ccus c.r .|sc bo
|cckoJ bv p.oss|rc t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr (soo bo|c.:
/r AE-L |ccr .||| bo J|sp|.voJ |r t|o v|o.firJo.
3
|occnpcso t|o p|ctcc..p| .rJ s|cct
|ccus .||| .on.|r |cckoJ bot.oor s|cts .s |crc .s t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |s kopt p.ossoJ
|.||..v. .||c.|rc sovo..| p|ctcc..p|s |r succoss|cr tc bo t.kor .t t|o s.no |ccus sott|rc
|ccus .||| .|sc .on.|r |cckoJ bot.oor s|cts .|||o t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr |s p.ossoJ
|c rct c|.rco t|o J|st.rco bot.oor t|o c.no.. .rJ t|o sub|oct .|||o |ccus |cck |s |r o|
|oct || t|o sub|oct ncvos. |ccus .c.|r .t t|o ro. J|st.rco
Continuous Shooting Mode ( 36)
|so t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr tc |cck |ccus |r ccrt|rucus s|cct|rc ncJo
18 — AE-L/AF-L ( 94)
¯||s cpt|cr ccrt.c|s t|o bo|.v|c. c| t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr
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The Electronic Range Finder
|| t|o |ors |.s . n.x|nun .po.tu.o c| |/56 c. |.sto.. t|o v|o.firJo. |ccus
|rJ|c.tc. c.r bo usoJ tc ccrfi.n .|ot|o. t|o pc.t|cr c| t|o sub|oct |r t|o
so|octoJ |ccus ..o. |s |r |ccus /|to. pcs|t|cr|rc t|o sub|oct |r t|o .ct|vo
|ccus ..o.. p.oss t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |.||..v .rJ .ct.to t|o |ors |c
cus|rc .|rc urt|| t|o |r|ccus |rJ|c.tc. (●: |s J|sp|.voJ
Focal Plane Position
¯c Joto.n|ro t|o J|st.rco bot.oor vcu. sub|oct .rJ t|o c.no... no.su.o
|.cn t|o |cc.| p|.ro n..k cr t|o c.no.. bcJv ¯|o J|st.rco bot.oor t|o
|ors ncurt|rc fl.rco ( 11: .rJ t|o |cc.| p|.ro |s 465 nn (183 |r:
Manual Focus
Controls used: Focus mode selector/lens focusing ring
V.ru.| |ccus |s .v.||.b|o |c. |orsos t|.t Jc rct suppc.t .utc|ccus
(rcr/| ||kkc. |orsos: c. .|or .utc|ccus Jcos rct p.cJuco t|o
Jos|.oJ .osu|ts ( 29: ¯c |ccus n.ru.||v. sot t|o |ccusncJo so|oc
tc. tc M .rJ .J|ust t|o |ors |ccus|rc .|rc urt|| t|o |n.co J|sp|.voJ
cr t|o c|o.. n.tto fio|J |r t|o v|o.firJo. |s |r |ccus ||ctcc..p|s
c.r bo t.kor .t .rv t|no. ovor .|or t|o |n.co |s rct |r |ccus
\|or us|rc . |ors t|.t cffo.s /V so|oct|cr. so|oct V .|or |ccus|rc n.ru.||v \|t| |orsos
t|.t suppc.t V// (.utc|ccus .|t| n.ru.| p.|c.|tv:. |ccus c.r bo .J|ustoJ n.ru.||v .|t| t|o
|ors sot tc V c. V// Soo t|o Jccunort.t|cr p.cv|JoJ .|t| vcu. |ors |c. Jot.||s
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Image Quality and Size
¯ccot|o.. |n.co ou.||tv .rJ s|.o Joto.n|ro |c. nuc| sp.co o.c| p|ctcc..p| cccup|os cr
t|o nonc.v c..J |..co.. ||c|o. ou.||tv |n.cos c.r bo p.|rtoJ .t |..co. s|.os but .|sc .o
ou|.o nc.o nonc.v. no.r|rc t|.t |o.o. suc| |n.cos c.r bo stc.oJ cr t|o nonc.v c..J
´|.rcos tc |n.co ou.||tv .rJ s|.o ..o .ofloctoJ |r t|o runbo. c| oxpcsu.os .on.|r|rc .s
J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| .rJ v|o.firJo. ( 19:
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Image Quality
Controls used: button + main command dial (monitor off)
¯|o c.no.. suppc.ts t|o |c||c.|rc |n.co ou.||tv cpt|crs (||stoJ |r JoscorJ|rc c.Jo. bv |n
.co ou.||tv .rJ fi|o s|.o:
Option Description
NEF (RAW)
´cnp.ossoJ ... J.t. |.cn t|o |n.co sorsc. ..o s.voJ J|.oct|v tc nonc.v c..J
´|ccso |c. |n.cos t|.t .||| bo p.ccossoJ cr . ccnputo.
JPEG Fine
|n.cos ..o ccnp.ossoJ |oss t|.r JPEG Normal, p.cJuc|rc ||c|o.ou.||tv |n.cos
´cnp.oss|cr ..t|c .cuc||v 1 4
JPEG Normal
(Jo|.u|t:
bost c|c|co |r ncst s|tu.t|crs ´cnp.oss|cr ..t|c .cuc||v 1 8
JPEG Basic Sn.||o. fi|o s|.o su|toJ tc on.|| c. t|o \ob ´cnp.oss|cr ..t|c .cuc||v 1 16
NEF (RAW) +
JPEG Fine
¯.c |n.cos ..o .occ.JoJ cro ||| (|/\: |n.co .rJ cro firoou.||tv '||´ |n.co
NEF (RAW) +
JPEG Normal
¯.c |n.cos ..o .occ.JoJ cro ||| (|/\: |n.co .rJ cro rc.n.|ou.||tv '||´ |n
.co
NEF (RAW) +
JPEG Basic
¯.c |n.cos ..o .occ.JoJ cro ||| (|/\: |n.co .rJ cro b.s|cou.||tv '||´ |n.co
|n.co ou.||tv c.r bo sot bv p.oss|rc t|o QUAL buttcr .rJ .ct.t|rc
t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| urt|| t|o Jos|.oJ sott|rc |s J|sp|.voJ |r t|o
ccrt.c| p.ro| |n.co ou.||tv c.r .|sc bo .J|ustoJ |.cn t|o s|cct
|rc noru ( 81:
NEF (RAW)/NEF+JPEG
´.ptu.o |` (.v.||.b|o sop...to|v. 123: c. t|o supp||oJ ||ctu.o|.c|oct sc|t...o ..o .oou|.oJ tc v|o.
||| (|/\: |n.cos cr . ccnputo. \|or p|ctcc..p|s t.kor .t NEF (RAW) + JPEG Fine. NEF (RAW)
+ JPEG Normal. c. NEF (RAW) + JPEG Basic ..o v|o.oJ cr t|o c.no... cr|v t|o '||´ |n.co .||| bo
J|sp|.voJ \|or p|ctcc..p|s t.kor .t t|oso sott|rcs ..o Jo|otoJ. bct| ||| .rJ '||´ |n.cos .||| bo
Jo|otoJ
\||to b.|.rco b..ckot|rc ( 90: |s rct .v.||.b|o .|or .r ||| (|/\: | '||´ cpt|cr |s so|octoJ |c. |n
.co ou.||tv So|oct|rc .r ||| (|/\: | '||´ cpt|cr c.rco|s .||to b.|.rco b..ckot|rc
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Image Size
Controls used: button + sub-command dial (monitor off)
|n.co s|.o |s no.su.oJ |r p|xo|s ¯|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs ..o .v.||.b|o
Image size Size (pixels) Approximate size when printed at 200 dpi
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Large (3872 × 2592/10.0 M)
(Jo|.u|t:
3.82 × 2.592 492 × 329 cn (1936 × 1296 |r:
Medium (2896 × 1944/5.6 M) 2.896 × 1.944 368 × 24 cn (1448 × 92 |r:
Small (1936 × 1296/2.5 M) 1.936 × 1.296 246 × 165 cn (968 × 648 |r:
¯ “Jp|” st.rJs |c. dcts po. irc|. . no.su.o c| p.|rto. .osc|ut|cr |n.cos p.|rtoJ .t ||c|o. .osc|ut|crs
.||| bo sn.||o.. |n.cos p.|rtoJ .t |c.o. .osc|ut|crs |..co.
|n.co s|.o c.r bo sot bv p.oss|rc t|o QUAL buttcr .rJ .ct.t|rc t|o subccnn.rJ J|.| urt||
t|o Jos|.oJ sott|rc |s J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| |n.co ou.||tv c.r .|sc bo .J|ustoJ |.cn
t|o s|cct|rc noru ( 81:

File Names
||ctcc..p|s ..o stc.oJ .s |n.co fi|os .|t| r.nos c| t|o |c.n “|S´_rrrrxxx.” .|o.o rrrr |s . |cu.
J|c|t runbo. bot.oor 0001 .rJ 9999 .ss|croJ .utcn.t|c.||v |r .scorJ|rc c.Jo. bv t|o c.no... .rJ
xxx |s cro c| t|o |c||c.|rc t|.oo |otto. oxtors|crs “|||” |c. ||| |n.cos c. “'|´” |c. '||´ |n.cos ¯|o
||| .rJ '||´ fi|os .occ.JoJ .t . sott|rc c| “||||'||´” |.vo t|o s.no fi|o r.nos but J|ffo.ort oxtor
s|crs Sn.|| ccp|os c.o.toJ .|t| t|o sn.|| p|ctu.o cpt|cr |r t|o .otcuc| noru |.vo fi|o r.nos boc|r
r|rc .|t| “SS´_” .rJ orJ|rc .|t| t|o oxtors|cr “'|´” (oc. “SS´_0001'|´”:. .|||o |n.cos .occ.JoJ
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'|´”: |n.cos .occ.JoJ .t . Optimize Image > Custom > Color Mode sott|rc c| II (AdobeRGB) (
80: |.vo r.nos t|.t boc|r .|t| .r urJo.scc.o (oc. “_|S´0001'|´”:
|cto t|.t t|o cpt|cr so|octoJ |c. |n.co s|.o Jcos rct .ffoct t|o s|.o c| ||| (|/\: |n.cos
\|or v|o.oJ cr . ccnputo.. ||| |n.cos ..o 3.82 × 2.592 p|xo|s |r s|.o
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Choosing a Shooting Mode
S|cct|rc ncJo Joto.n|ros |c. t|o c.no.. t.kos p|ctcc..p|s cro .t . t|no. |r . ccrt|ru
cus soouorco. .|t| . t|noJ s|utto..o|o.so Jo|.v. c. .|t| . .oncto ccrt.c|
Mode Description
S|rc|o |..no
´.no.. t.kos cro p|ctcc..p| o.c| t|no s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |s p.ossoJ
/ccoss |.np .||| ||c|t .|||o p|ctc |s .occ.JoJ. roxt s|ct c.r bo t.kor |nno
J|.to|v || orcuc| sp.co .on.|rs |r nonc.v buffo.
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|o|.voJ .oncto Opt|cr.| V||3 .oncto ccrt.c| .oou|.oJ |so |c. so||pc.t..|ts ( 38:
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¯c c|ccso . s|cct|rc ncJo. p.oss t|o buttcr urt|| t|o Jos|.oJ sott|rc |s J|sp|.voJ

Buffer Size
¯|o runbo. c| |n.cos t|.t c.r bo stc.oJ |r t|o nonc.v buffo. .t cu.
.ort sott|rcs |s s|c.r |r t|o oxpcsu.occurt J|sp|.vs |r t|o v|o.firJo. .rJ
ccrt.c| p.ro| .|||o t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |s p.ossoJ ¯||s runbo. |s
upJ.toJ .s p|ctcc..p|s ..o t..rs|o..oJ tc t|o nonc.v c..J .rJ nc.o
nonc.v boccnos .v.||.b|o |r t|o buffo. || 0 |s J|sp|.voJ. t|o buffo. |s |u||
.rJ s|cct|rc .||| s|c. S|cct|rc c.r ccrt|ruo up tc . n.x|nun c| 100
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\|||o p|ctcc..p|s ..o bo|rc .occ.JoJ tc t|o nonc.v c..J. t|o .ccoss |.np roxt tc t|o nonc.v c..J
s|ct .||| ||c|t Do not remove the memory card or remove or disconnect the power source until the access
lamp has gone out || t|o c.no.. |s s.|tc|oJ cff .|||o J.t. .on.|r |r t|o buffo.. t|o pc.o. .||| rct tu.r
cff urt|| .|| |n.cos |r t|o buffo. |.vo boor .occ.JoJ
Choosing a Shooting Mode
Controls used: button
37 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Choosing a Shooting Mode
Self-Timer Mode
¯|o so||t|no. c.r bo usoJ tc .oJuco c.no.. s|.ko c. |c. so||pc.t..|ts
1
Vcurt t|o c.no.. cr . t.|pcJ c. p|.co t|o c.no.. cr . st.b|o. |ovo| su.|.co
2
|.oss t|o buttcr urt|| |s J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro|
3
|..no t|o p|ctcc..p| bo|c.o t.k|rc . p|ctcc..p| .|t| t|o fl.s| |r P. S. A. c. M ncJos
( 45:. p.oss t|o buttcr tc ..|so t|o fl.s| .rJ ..|t |c. t|o |rJ|c.tc. tc bo J|sp|.voJ
|r t|o v|o.firJo. ( 40: ¯|o t|no. .||| stcp || t|o fl.s| |s ..|soJ .|to. t|o t|no. |.s
st..toJ
4
|r ncJos ct|o. t|.r M. .oncvo t|o v|o.firJo. ovop|oco cup
.rJ |rso.t t|o supp||oJ ||5 ovop|oco c.p .s s|c.r ¯||s p.o
vorts ||c|t orto.|rc v|. t|o v|o.firJo. |rto.|o.|rc .|t| oxpc
su.o
5
|.oss t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |.||..v tc |ccus. .rJ t|or
p.oss t|o buttcr t|o .ost c| t|o ..v Jc.r tc st..t t|o so||t|n
o. ¯|o so||t|no. |.np .||| st..t tc b||rk .rJ . boop .||| boc|r
tc scurJ ¯.c soccrJs bo|c.o t|o p|ctcc..p| |s t.kor. t|o
so||t|no. |.np .||| stcp b||rk|rc .rJ t|o boop|rc .||| boccno
nc.o ..p|J /t Jo|.u|t sott|rcs. t|o s|utto. .||| bo .o|o.soJ tor
soccrJs .|to. t|o t|no. st..ts
¯|o t|no. .||| rct st..t || t|o c.no.. |s ur.b|o tc |ccus c. |r ct|o. s|tu.t|crs |r .||c| t|o
s|utto. c.r rct bo .o|o.soJ
¯|o so||t|no. c.r bo c.rco||oJ bv so|oct|rc .rct|o. s|cct|rc ncJo ¯u.r|rc t|o c.no.. cff
c.rco|s so||t|no. ncJo .rJ .ostc.os s|rc|o |..no c. ccrt|rucus s|cct|rc ncJo
Bulb
|r so||t|no. ncJo. . s|utto. spooJ c| |s oou|v.|ort tc .pp.cx|n.to|v '/·. s
1 — Beep ( 86)
¯||s cpt|cr ccrt.c|s t|o boop t|.t scurJs Ju.|rc t|o so||t|no. ccurtJc.r
29 — Self-timer ( 99)
So||t|no. Jo|.v c.r bo sot tc 2 s. 5 s. 10 s (t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc:. c. 20 s
38 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Choosing a Shooting Mode
Using a Remote Control
|so t|o cpt|cr.| V||3 .oncto ccrt.c| |c. so||pc.t..|ts ( 123: c. tc cpo..to t|o c.no..
.oncto|v
Before Using the Remote Control
bo|c.o us|rc t|o .oncto ccrt.c| |c. t|o fi.st t|no. .oncvo t|o c|o.. p|.st|c b.tto.v |rsu|.tc. s|oot
1
Vcurt t|o c.no.. cr . t.|pcJ c. p|.co t|o c.no.. cr . st.b|o. |ovo| su.|.co
2
|.oss t|o buttcr tc so|oct cro c| t|o |c||c.|rc ncJos
Mode
|o|.voJ .oncto
S|utto. .o|o.soJ .bcut 2 s .|to. .oncto s|ut
to..o|o.so buttcr |s p.ossoJ
Ou|ck.ospcrso
.oncto
S|utto. .o|o.soJ .|or .oncto s|utto..o|o.so
buttcr |s p.ossoJ
¯|o c.no.. .||| orto. st.rJbv ncJo /t Jo|.u|t sott|rcs. s|rc|o |..no c. ccrt|rucus
s|cct|rc ncJo .||| bo .ostc.oJ || rc cpo..t|crs ..o po.|c.noJ |c. .bcut . n|ruto
3
|..no t|o p|ctcc..p| || .utc|ccus |s |r offoct. t|o c.no.. s|utto..o|o.so buttcr c.r
bo usoJ tc sot |ccus. .|t|cuc| cr|v t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr cr t|o .oncto ccrt.c|
c.r bo usoJ tc .o|o.so t|o s|utto.
4
|r ncJos ct|o. t|.r M. .oncvo t|o v|o.firJo. ovop|oco cup
.rJ |rso.t t|o supp||oJ ||5 ovop|oco c.p .s s|c.r ¯||s p.o
vorts ||c|t orto.|rc v|. t|o v|o.firJo. |rto.|o.|rc .|t| oxpc
su.o
5
/|n t|o t..rsn|tto. cr t|o V||3 .t t|o |r|...oJ .oco|vo. cr t|o
c.no.. .rJ p.oss t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr cr t|o V||3 |r
Jo|.voJ .oncto ncJo. t|o so||t|no. |.np .||| ||c|t |c. .bcut
t.c soccrJs bo|c.o t|o s|utto. |s .o|o.soJ |r ou|ck.ospcrso
.oncto ncJo. t|o so||t|no. |.np .||| fl.s| .|to. t|o s|utto. |.s
boor .o|o.soJ || AF-A c. AF-S |s so|octoJ |r .utc|ccus ncJo
( 29:. t|o c.no.. .||| .otu.r tc st.rJbv ncJo .|t|cut .o|o.s|rc t|o s|utto. || ur.b|o
tc |ccus ¯|o c.no.. .||| .o|o.so t|o s|utto. .|t|cut |ccus|rc |r n.ru.| |ccus ncJo.
|| AF-C |s so|octoJ |r .utc|ccus ncJo. c. || t|o c.no.. |.s .|.o.Jv boor |ccusoJ us|rc
t|o c.no.. s|utto..o|o.so buttcr (soo stop 3:
|oncto ccrt.c| ncJo c.r bo c.rco||oJ bv so|oct|rc .rct|o. s|cct|rc ncJo S|rc|o|..no
c. ccrt|rucus s|cct|rc ncJo .||| bo .ostc.oJ || t|o c.no.. |s tu.roJ cff c. rc cpo..t|crs
..o .bcut cro n|ruto
39 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Choosing a Shooting Mode
Using the Built-in Flash
|| t|o fl.s| |s .oou|.oJ. t|o c.no.. .||| cr|v .ospcrJ tc t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr cr t|o V||3 crco
t|o fl.s| |.s c|..coJ |r . . . .rJ ncJos. t|o fl.s| .||| boc|r c|..c|rc .|or Jo|.voJ .oncto
c. ou|ck.ospcrso .oncto ncJo |s so|octoJ. crco t|o fl.s| |s c|..coJ. |t .||| pcp up .utcn.t|c.||v ||
.oou|.oJ .|or t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr cr t|o V||3 |s p.ossoJ |r P. S. A. .rJ M ncJos. ..|s|rc t|o
fl.s| Ju.|rc t|o t.csoccrJ ccurtJc.r |r Jo|.voJ .oncto ncJo .||| c.rco| t|o t.csoccrJ t|no.
\.|t |c. t|o fl.s| tc c|..co .rJ t|or p.oss t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr cr t|o V||3 tc .ost..t t|o
t|no.
|r fl.s|svrc ncJos t|.t suppc.t .oJovo .oJuct|cr. t|o .oJovo .oJuct|cr |.np .||| ||c|t |c. .bcut
cro soccrJ bo|c.o t|o s|utto. |s .o|o.soJ |r Jo|.voJ .oncto ncJo. t|o so||t|no. |.np .||| b||rk |c.
t.c soccrJs .rJ t|or ||c|t |c. cro soccrJ bo|c.o t|o s|utto. |s .o|o.soJ
1 — Beep ( 86)
¯||s cpt|cr ccrt.c|s t|o boops t|.t scurJ .|or t|o .oncto ccrt.c| |s usoJ

30 — Remote on Duration ( 99)
´|ccso |orct| c| t|no t|o c.no.. .||| .on.|r |r st.rJbv bo|c.o .oncto ccrt.c| ncJo |s c.rco||oJ
40 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Using the Built-in Flash
Using the Built-in Flash
¯|o c.no.. suppc.ts . v..|otv c| fl.s| ncJos |c. p|ctcc..p||rc pcc.|v ||t c. b.ck||t sub
|octs
Using the Built-in Flash: , , , and Modes
1
|ct.to t|o ncJo J|.| tc so|oct t|o Jos|.oJ ncJo
2
|.oss t|o buttcr .rJ .ct.to urt|| t|o Jos|.oJ fl.s| ncJo |s J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c|
p.ro| ( 41:
3
¯.ko p|ctu.os ¯|o fl.s| .||| pcp up .s .oou|.oJ .|or t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |s
p.ossoJ |.||..v. .rJ fi.o .|or . p|ctcc..p| |s t.kor
Using the Built-in Flash: P, S, A, and M Modes
1
|ct.to t|o ncJo J|.| tc so|oct t|o Jos|.oJ ncJo
2
|.oss t|o buttcr tc ..|so t|o fl.s|
3
|.oss t|o buttcr .rJ .ct.to urt|| t|o Jos|.oJ fl.s| ncJo |s J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c|
p.ro| ( 41:
4
So|oct . noto.|rc not|cJ .rJ sot oxpcsu.o
5
¯.ko p|ctu.os ¯|o fl.s| .||| fi.o .|orovo. . p|ctu.o |s t.kor
Lowering the Built-in Flash
¯c s.vo pc.o. .|or t|o fl.s| |s rct |r uso. p.oss |t cort|v Jc.r
...J urt|| t|o |.tc| c||cks |rtc p|.co
41 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Using the Built-in Flash
Flash Mode
¯|o cu..ort fl.s| ncJo |s J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| .s s|c.r bo|c.
|s J|sp|.voJ .|or t|o fl.s| |s cff
¯|o fl.s| ncJos .v.||.b|o JoporJ cr t|o ncJo cu..ort|v so|octoJ .|t| t|o ncJo J|.|
¯ SLOW |s J|sp|.voJ .|to. n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| |s .o|o.soJ
. .
S. M P, A
Auto
Auto+
red-eye
reduction
Off
Rear-curtain
sync
Fill flash
Red-eye
reduction
Fill flash
Slow sync+
red-eye
reduction
Red-eye
reduction
Slow sync
Rear-
curtain+
slow sync
*
Off
Auto+Slow sync
Auto+
Slow sync+
red-eye
reduction
: Red-eye reduction
|so |c. pc.t..|ts |oJovo .oJuct|cr |.np ||c|ts bo|c.o fl.s| fi.os. .oJuc|rc “.oJovo”
AUTO: Auto fash
\|or ||c|t|rc |s pcc. c. sub|oct |s b.ck ||t. fl.s| pcps up .utcn.t|c.||v .|or
s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |s p.ossoJ |.||..v .rJ fi.os .s .oou|.oJ || t||s |ccr |s rct
J|sp|.voJ. fl.s| .||| cr|v pcp up .|or buttcr |s p.ossoJ
SLOW: Slow sync
S|utto. spooJ s|c.s .utcn.t|c.||v tc c.ptu.o b.ckc.curJ ||c|t|rc .t r|c|t c.
urJo. |c. ||c|t |so tc |rc|uJo b.ckc.curJ ||c|t|rc |r pc.t..|ts
REAR: Rear-curtain sync
||.s| fi.os |ust bo|c.o s|utto. c|csos (soo rcto cr |c||c.|rc p.co: || t||s |ccr |s
rct J|sp|.voJ. fl.s| .||| fi.o |nnoJ|.to|v .|to. s|utto. cpors
: Of
||.s| Jcos rct fi.o ovor .|or ||c|t|rc |s pcc. c. sub|oct |s b.ck||t
42 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Using the Built-in Flash
22 — Built-in Flash ( 95)
´|ccso |c. t|o bu||t|r fl.s| fi.os
26 — Modeling Flash ( 98)
|.ov|o. t|o offocts c| t|o fl.s|
The Built-in Flash
|so .|t| ´|| |orsos .|t| |cc.| |orct|s c| 18–300 nn c. rcr´|| |orsos .|t| |cc.| |orct|s c|
18–200 nn ( 118. rcto t|.t .utc fl.s| |ovo| ccrt.c| |s .v.||.b|o .|t| ´|| |orsos cr|v: |oncvo |ors
|ccJs tc p.ovort s|.Jc.s |orsos t|.t b|cck t|o sub|oct’s v|o. c| t|o .oJovo .oJuct|cr |.np n.v
|rto.|o.o .|t| .oJovo .oJuct|cr ¯|o fl.s| |.s . n|r|nun ..rco c| 60 cn (2 |t: .rJ c.r rct bo usoJ
|r t|o n.c.c ..rco c| n.c.c .ccn |orsos
|| t|o fl.s| fi.os |r ccrt|rucus s|cct|rc ncJo ( 36:. cr|v cro p|ctu.o .||| bo t.kor o.c| t|no t|o
s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |s p.ossoJ
¯|o s|utto. .o|o.so n.v bo b.|oflv J|s.b|oJ tc p.ctoct t|o fl.s| .|to. |t |.s boor usoJ |c. sovo..| ccr
socut|vo s|cts ¯|o fl.s| c.r bo usoJ .c.|r .|to. . s|c.t p.uso
Soo t|o /pporJ|x |c. nc.o .bcut t|o bu||t|r fl.s|. |rc|uJ|rc fl.s| ccrt.c|. s|utto. svrc spooJs. .rJ
..rco |c. |r|c.n.t|cr cr cpt|cr.| fl.s| ur|ts (SpooJ||c|ts:. soo “Opt|cr.| ||.s| |r|ts (SpooJ||c|ts:” (
119: Soo “|\ |cck” |c. |r|c.n.t|cr us|rc |\ |cck ( 92:
Rear-Curtain Sync
|c.n.||v t|o fl.s| fi.os .s t|o s|utto. cpors (“|.crt cu.t.|r svrc”. soo bo|c. .t |o|t: |r .o..cu.t.|r
svrc. t|o fl.s| fi.os |ust bo|c.o t|o s|utto. c|csos. c.o.t|rc t|o offoct c| . st.o.n c| ||c|t bo||rJ ncv|rc
sub|octs
Front-curtain sync Rear curtain sync
43 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity
“|SO sors|t|v|tv” |s t|o J|c|t.| oou|v.|ort c| fi|n spooJ ¯|o ||c|o. t|o |SO sors|t|v|tv. t|o |oss
||c|t rooJoJ tc n.ko .r oxpcsu.o. .||c.|rc ||c|o. s|utto. spooJs c. sn.||o. .po.tu.os
|SO sors|t|v|tv c.r bo sot bot.oor v.|uos .cuc||v oou|v.|ort tc |SO 100 .rJ |SO 1600 |r
stops oou|v.|ort tc '/· |\ \.|uos cvo. 1600 ..o J|sp|.voJ .s H 0.3 (|SO 2000 oou|v.|ort:. H
0.7 (|SO 2500 oou|v.|ort:. .rJ H 1.0 (|SO 3200 oou|v.|ort: (.utc: .rJ ||c|t.| \..||.c
c..n ncJos .|sc cffo. .r Auto sott|rc t|.t .||c.s t|o c.no.. tc sot |SO sors|t|v|tv .utc
n.t|c.||v |r .ospcrso tc ||c|t|rc ccrJ|t|crs ¯|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc |c. (.utc: .rJ ||c|t.|
\..||.cc..n ncJos |s Auto. t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc |c. P. S. A. .rJ M ncJos 100
|SO sors|t|v|tv c.r bo so|octoJ bv p.oss|rc t|o ISO buttcr .rJ .ct.t|rc t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ
J|.| urt|| t|o Jos|.oJ sott|rc |s J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| |SO sors|t|v|tv c.r .|sc bo
.J|ustoJ |.cn t|o s|cct|rc noru ( 83:
High ISO NR ( 83)
¯|o ||c|o. t|o |SO sors|t|v|tv. t|o nc.o ||ko|v p|ctu.os ..o tc bo sub|oct tc “rc|so” |r t|o |c.n c| ..r
Jcn|vsp.coJ. b.|c|t|vcc|c.oJ p|xo|s ||ctcs t.kor .t |SO sors|t|v|t|os cvo. |SO 1600 .||| ||ko|v ccrt.|r
.pp.oc|.b|o .ncurts c| rc|so ¯|o High ISO NR cpt|cr |r t|o s|cct|rc noru c.r bo usoJ tc .oJuco
rc|so .t |SO sors|t|v|t|os c| 400 c. nc.o
7 — ISO Auto ( 88)
¯||s cpt|cr c.r bo usoJ tc or.b|o .utcn.t|c |SO sors|t|v|tv ccrt.c| |r P. S. A. .rJ M ncJos Sors|t|v|t|os
c| H 0.3. H 0.7. .rJ H 1.0 ..o rct .v.||.b|o .|or ISO auto |s cr
ISO Sensitivity
Controls used: button + main command dial (monitor off)
44 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Two-Button Reset
Two-Button Reset
¯|o c.no.. sott|rcs ||stoJ bo|c. c.r bo .ostc.oJ tc Jo|.u|t v.|uos
bv |c|J|rc t|o .rJ buttcrs Jc.r tccot|o. |c. nc.o t|.r
t.c soccrJs (t|oso buttcrs ..o n..koJ bv . c.oor Jct: ¯|o ccr
t.c| p.ro| tu.rs cff b.|oflv .|||o sott|rcs ..o .osot ´ustcn Sott|rcs
..o rct .ffoctoJ
Default Settings
Soo t|o /pporJ|x |c. . ||st c| Jo|.u|t sott|rcs ( 134–13:
Two-Button Reset
Controls used: button + button
Option Default
S|cct|rc ncJo
( 36–39:
S|rc|o |..no
|n.co ou.||tv ( 34. 81: '||´ |c.n.|
|n.co s|.o ( 35. 81: |..co
|SO sors|t|v|tv ( 43. 83:
. ||c|t.| \..||.cc..n /utc
P. S. A. M 100
\||to b.|.rco
( 58–60. 82:
¯
/utc
/utc|ccus ncJo ( 29: /|/
|ccus ..o. ( 30:

´orto.
Voto.|rc ( 52: V.t.|x
/| |cck |c|J ( 53: Off
¯ ||rotur|rc .osot tc 0. Choose color temp. .o
sot tc 5000 |
† |ccus ..o. rct J|sp|.voJ || Auto-area AF |s so
|octoJ |c. ´ustcn Sott|rc 2 (AF-area mode:
Option Default
||ox|b|o p.cc..n ( 4: Off
|xpcsu.o
ccnpors.t|cr ( 54:
±0
b..ckot|rc
( 56–5:
±0

||.s| oxpcsu.o
ccnpors.t|cr ( 55:
±0
|\ |cck ( 92–93: Off
||.s| svrc ncJo ( 40–42:
. .
/utc |.crtcu.t.|r
svrc
/utc s|c. svrc
P. S. A. M |.crtcu.t.|r svrc
Vu|t|p|o oxpcsu.o
( 84–85:
Off
‡ |unbo. c| s|cts .osot tc .o.c b..ckot|rc |rc.o
nort .osot tc 1 |\ (oxpcsu.o/fl.s| b..ckot|rc:
c. 1 (.||to b.|.rco b..ckot|rc:
45 Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes
Lens Aperture Ring
When using a CPU lens equipped with an aperture ring ( 11:. |cck t|o .po.tu.o .|rc .t t|o n|r|nun .po.
tu.o (||c|ost |/runbo.: ¯vpo ´ |orsos ..o rct oou|ppoJ .|t| .r .po.tu.o .|rc
Non-CPU lenses c.r cr|v bo usoJ |r oxpcsu.o ncJo V. .|or .po.tu.o c.r bo .J|ustoJ n.ru.||v us|rc
t|o |ors .po.tu.o .|rc (|r ct|o. ncJos. t|o s|utto..o|o.so .||| bo J|s.b|oJ: ¯|o c.no.. oxpcsu.o no
to.. |SO /utc. .rJ v..|otv c| ct|o. |o.tu.os c.r rct bo usoJ ( 11:
Custom Settings
|so ´ustcn Sott|rc (ISO auto. 88: tc or.b|o .utc |SO sors|t|v|tv ccrt.c| |r |. S. /. .rJ V ncJos
´ustcn Sott|rc 10 (EV step. 89: Joto.n|ros t|o s|.o c| t|o |rc.onorts usoJ |c. oxpcsu.o ccrt.c|
´ustcn Sott|rc 15 (Command Dials. 91: Joto.n|ros t|o .c|os p|.voJ bv t|o n.|r .rJ subccn
n.rJ J|.|s |r sott|rc s|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o
P. S. A. .rJ M ncJos cffo. ccrt.c| cvo. . v..|otv c| .Jv.rcoJ sott|rcs. |rc|uJ|rc oxpcsu.o (


52:. .||to b.|.rco. .rJ |n.co cpt|n|..t|cr |.c| c| t|oso ncJos cffo.s . J|ffo.ort Joc.oo
c| ccrt.c| cvo. s|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o
Mode Description
P
|.cc..nnoJ .utc
( 4:
´.no.. sots s|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o |c. cpt|n.| oxpcsu.o |occn
norJoJ |c. sr.ps|cts .rJ |r ct|o. s|tu.t|crs |r .||c| t|o.o |s ||tt|o
t|no tc .J|ust c.no.. sott|rcs
S
S|utto.p.|c.|tv .utc
( 48:
|so. c|ccsos s|utto. spooJ. c.no.. so|octs .po.tu.o |c. bost .osu|ts
|so tc |.oo.o c. b|u. nct|cr
A
/po.tu.op.|c.|tv .utc
( 49:
|so. c|ccsos .po.tu.o. c.no.. so|octs s|utto. spooJ |c. bost .osu|ts
|so tc b|u. b.ckc.curJ c. b.|rc bct| |c.oc.curJ .rJ b.ckc.curJ |rtc
|ccus
M V.ru.| ( 50:
|so. ccrt.c|s bct| s|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o Sot s|utto. spooJ tc
“bu|b” c. “” |c. |crc t|nooxpcsu.os
P, S, A, and M Modes
46 Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes
Exposure
¯|o oxpcsu.o (b.|c|tross: c| p|ctcc..p|s |s Joto.n|roJ bv t|o .ncurt c| ||c|t t|.t |.||s cr t|o |n.co
sorsc. (´´|: .|||o t|o s|utto. |s cpor ¯.c |.ctc.s t|.t Joto.n|ro oxpcsu.o ..o s|utto. spooJ .rJ
.po.tu.o
/po.tu.o .o|o.s tc t|o s|.o c| t|o cpor|rc t|.cuc| .||c| t|o ||c|t p.ssos ¯|o |..co. t|o .po.tu.o. t|o
c.o.to. t|o .ncurt c| ||c|t t|.t p.ssos t|.cuc| t|o cpor|rc .rJ t|o b.|c|to. t|o oxpcsu.o Sn.||o.
.po.tu.os no.r |oss ||c|t .rJ J..ko. oxpcsu.os ¯|o c.no.. J|sp|.vs s|c. .po.tu.o |r “|/runbo.s”
t|o |..co. t|o |/runbo.. t|o sn.||o. t|o .po.tu.o
S|utto. spooJ Joto.n|ros |c. |crc t|o s|utto. |s cpor ¯|o s|c.o. t|o s|utto. spooJ. t|o |crco. t|o
|n.co sorsc. |s oxpcsoJ tc ||c|t .rJ t|o b.|c|to. t|o oxpcsu.o |.sto. s|utto. spooJs no.r t|.t t|o
|n.co sorsc. |s oxpcsoJ tc ||c|t |c. |oss t|no. p.cJuc|rc J..ko. oxpcsu.os
¯|o .o|.t|crs||p bot.oor s|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o c.r bo ||koroJ tc fi|||rc . cup |.cn . t.p |r
t||s .r.|ccv. t|o .ncurt c| ..to. rooJoJ tc fi|| t|o cup |s t|o .ncurt c| ||c|t rooJoJ |c. cpt|n.|
oxpcsu.o || t|o cup cvo.flc.s. t|o p|ctu.o .||| bo cvo.oxpcsoJ || t|o cup Jcosr’t fi||. t|o p|ctu.o .|||
bo urJo.oxpcsoJ ¯|o .ncurt t|o t.p |s cporoJ |s t|o .po.tu.o. .rJ t|o |orct| c| t|no t|o t.p |s
cporoJ t|o s|utto. spooJ Opor up t|o t.p .rJ t|o cup .||| fi|| |r |oss t|no. t|c|tor t|o t.p .rJ nc.o
t|no .||| bo rooJoJ tc fi|| t|o cup
'ust .s . cup c.r bo fi||oJ |r J|ffo.ort t|nos us|rc J|ffo.ort t.p sott|rcs. J|ffo.ort ccnb|r.t|crs c|
s|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o c.r bo usoJ tc p.cJuco t|o s.no oxpcsu.o ¯|o .osu|ts. |c.ovo.. .||| bo
vo.v J|ffo.ort |.st s|utto. spooJs .rJ |..co. .po.tu.os |.oo.o ncv|rc cb|octs .rJ sc|tor b.ckc.curJ
Jot.||s. .|||o s|c. s|utto. spooJs .rJ sn.|| .po.tu.os b|u. ncv|rc cb|octs .rJ b.|rc cut b.ckc.curJ
Jot.||s
Fast shutter speed (/ s) Slow shutter speed (1 s)
Small aperture (f/36) Large aperture (f/3)
(Remember, the larger the f/-number, the
smaller the aperture.)
47 Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes / Mode P (Programmed Auto)
Flexible Program
|r ncJo P. J|ffo.ort ccnb|r.t|crs c| s|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o c.r bo so
|octoJ bv .ct.t|rc t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| (“flox|b|o p.cc..n”: |ct.to t|o
n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| tc t|o .|c|t |c. |..co .po.tu.os (sn.|| |/runbo.s: t|.t
b|u. b.ckc.curJ Jot.||s c. |.st s|utto. spooJs t|.t “|.oo.o” nct|cr |ct.to
t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| tc t|o |o|t |c. sn.|| .po.tu.os (|..co |/runbo.s:
t|.t |rc.o.so Jopt| c| fio|J c. s|c. s|utto. spooJs t|.t b|u. nct|cr /||
ccnb|r.t|crs p.cJuco t|o s.no oxpcsu.o \|||o flox|b|o p.cc..n |s |r o|
|oct. . |rJ|c.tc. .ppo..s |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| ¯c .ostc.o Jo|.u|t s|utto.
spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o sott|rcs. .ct.to t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| urt|| t|o |rJ|
c.tc. |s rc |crco. J|sp|.voJ. c|ccso .rct|o. ncJo. c. tu.r t|o c.no.. cff
|r t||s ncJo. t|o c.no.. .utcn.t|c.||v .J|usts s|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o |c. cpt|n.| ox
pcsu.o |r ncst s|tu.t|crs ¯||s ncJo |s .occnnorJoJ |c. sr.ps|cts .rJ ct|o. s|tu.t|crs |r
.||c| vcu ..rt tc |o.vo t|o c.no.. |r c|..co c| s|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o
¯c t.ko p|ctcc..p|s |r p.cc..nnoJ .utc
1
|ct.to t|o ncJo J|.| tc P
2
|..no . p|ctcc..p|. |ccus. .rJ s|cct
Mode P (Programmed Auto)
¯|o oxpcsu.o p.cc..n |c. ncJo P |s c|vor |r t|o /pporJ|x ( 139:
/ s, f/8 / s, f/2.8
(Large aperture)
48 Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes / Mode S (Shutter-Priority Auto)
|r s|utto.p.|c.|tv .utc. vcu c|ccso t|o s|utto. spooJ |.cn v.|uos bot.oor 30 s .rJ '/·... s
.|||o t|o c.no.. .utcn.t|c.||v so|octs t|o .po.tu.o t|.t .||| p.cJuco t|o cpt|n.| oxpc
su.o |so s|c. s|utto. spooJs tc succost nct|cr bv b|u..|rc ncv|rc sub|octs. ||c| s|utto.
spooJs tc “|.oo.o” nct|cr
¯c t.ko p|ctcc..p|s |r s|utto.p.|c.|tv .utc
1
|ct.to t|o ncJo J|.| tc S
2
|ct.to t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| tc c|ccso t|o Jos|.oJ s|utto. spooJ
3
|..no . p|ctcc..p|. |ccus. .rJ s|cct
Flashing Shutter-Speed Display
Soo “´.no.. |..c. Voss.cos .rJ ||sp|.vs” ( 132: |c. |r|c.n.t|cr cr .|.t tc Jc || fl.s||rc “ ” c.
“ ” |rJ|c.tc.s .ppo.. |r t|o s|utto.spooJ J|sp|.vs
Mode S (Shutter-Priority Auto)
49 Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes / Mode A (Aperture-Priority Auto)
|r .po.tu.op.|c.|tv .utc. vcu c|ccso t|o .po.tu.o |.cn v.|uos bot.oor t|o n|r|nun .rJ
n.x|nun |c. t|o |ors .|||o t|o c.no.. .utcn.t|c.||v so|octs t|o s|utto. spooJ t|.t .|||
p.cJuco t|o cpt|n.| oxpcsu.o Sn.|| .po.tu.os (||c| |/runbo.s: |rc.o.so Jopt| c| fio|J.
b.|rc|rc bct| t|o n.|r sub|oct .rJ b.ckc.curJ |rtc |ccus |..co .po.tu.os (|c. |/run
bo.s: sc|tor b.ckc.curJ Jot.||s
¯c t.ko p|ctcc..p|s |r .po.tu.op.|c.|tv .utc
1
|ct.to t|o ncJo J|.| tc A
2
|ct.to t|o subccnn.rJ J|.| tc c|ccso t|o Jos|.oJ .po.tu.o
3
|..no . p|ctcc..p|. |ccus. .rJ s|cct
Mode A (Aperture-Priority Auto)
Depth of Field
“|opt| c| fio|J” |s t|o J|st.rco tc .||c| cb|octs bo||rJ .rJ |r |.crt c| t|o |ccus pc|rt .ppo.. tc bo |r
|ccus |..co .po.tu.os (|c. |/runbo.s: .oJuco Jopt| c| fio|J. b|u..|rc cb|octs bo||rJ .rJ |r |.crt c|
t|o n.|r sub|oct Sn.|| .po.tu.os (||c| |/runbo.s: |rc.o.so Jopt| c| fio|J. b.|rc|rc cut Jot.||s |r t|o
b.ckc.curJ .rJ |c.oc.curJ (rcto t|.t Jopt| c| fio|J |s .|sc |rfluorcoJ bv ct|o. |.ctc.s. suc| .s |cc.|
|orct| .rJ |ccus J|st.rco: S|c.t fio|J Jopt|s ..o coro..||v usoJ |r pc.t..|ts tc b|u. b.ckc.curJ Jo
t.||s. |crc fio|J Jopt|s |r |.rJsc.po p|ctcc..p|s tc b.|rc t|o |c.oc.curJ .rJ b.ckc.curJ |rtc |ccus
¯c p.ov|o. Jopt| c| fio|J. p.oss .rJ |c|J t|o Jopt|c|fio|J p.ov|o. but
tcr ¯|o |ors .||| bo stcppoJ Jc.r tc t|o cu..ort .po.tu.o v.|uo. .||c.|rc
Jopt| c| fio|J tc bo p.ov|o.oJ |r t|o v|o.firJo.
50 Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes / Mode M (Manual)
|r n.ru.| oxpcsu.o ncJo. vcu ccrt.c| bct| s|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o S|utto. spooJ c.r
bo sot tc v.|uos bot.oor 30 s .rJ '/·... s. c. t|o s|utto. c.r bo |o|J cpor |c. |rJofir|to|v
|c. |crco. oxpcsu.os ( : /po.tu.o c.r bo sot tc v.|uos bot.oor t|o n|r|nun .rJ
n.x|nun v.|uos |c. t|o |ors
¯c t.ko p|ctcc..p|s |r n.ru.| oxpcsu.o ncJo
1
|ct.to t|o ncJo J|.| tc M
2
|ct.to t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| tc c|ccso . s|utto. spooJ. .rJ t|o subccnn.rJ J|.| tc
sot .po.tu.o ´|ock oxpcsu.o |r t|o o|oct.cr|c .r.|cc oxpcsu.o J|sp|.vs (soo bo|c.:
3
|..no . p|ctcc..p|. |ccus. .rJ s|cct
Electronic Analog Exposure Display
|| . ´|| |ors |s .tt.c|oJ .rJ . s|utto. spooJ ct|o. t|.r |s so|octoJ. t|o o|oct.cr|c .r.|cc ox
pcsu.o J|sp|.vs |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| .rJ v|o.firJo. s|c. .|ot|o. t|o p|ctcc..p| .cu|J bo urJo. c.
cvo.oxpcsoJ .t cu..ort sott|rcs |oporJ|rc cr t|o cpt|cr c|csor |c. ´ustcn Sott|rc 10 (EV step.
89:. t|o .ncurt c| urJo. c. cvo.oxpcsu.o |s s|c.r |r |rc.onorts c| '/· |\ c. '⁄. |\ || t|o ||n|ts c|
t|o oxpcsu.o noto.|rc svston ..o oxcooJoJ. t|o J|sp|.vs .||| fl.s|
EV Step set to “1/3 step” EV Step set to “1/2 step”
Opt|n.| oxpcsu.o
|rJo.oxpcsoJ bv '/· |\ |rJo.oxpcsoJ bv '/. |\
Ovo.oxpcsoJ bv nc.o t|.r 2 |\ Ovo.oxpcsoJ bv nc.o t|.r 3 |\
Mode M (Manual)
/ s, f/4.5
51 Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes / Mode M (Manual)
Long Time-Exposures
S|utto. spooJs c| “bu|b” .rJ “” c.r bo usoJ |c. |crc t|nooxpcsu.o p|ctcc..p|s c| ncv|rc
||c|ts. t|o st..s. r|c|t scoro.v. c. fi.o.c.ks ¯c p.ovort b|u..|rc c.usoJ bv c.no.. s|.ko. uso
. t.|pcJ .rJ .r cpt|cr.| .oncto ccrt.c| ( 123: c. .oncto cc.J ( 123:
Shutter speed Description
S|utto. .on.|rs cpor .|||o t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |s |o|J Jc.r
Opt|cr.| V||3 .oncto ccrt.c| .oou|.oJ ( 123: So|oct ncJo V. c|ccso . s|utto.
spooJ c| “bu|b.” .rJ t|or so|oct Jo|.voJ .oncto c. ou|ck.ospcrso .oncto ncJo
( 38: S|utto. cpors .|or t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr cr t|o .oncto ccrt.c| |s
p.ossoJ .rJ urt|| t|o buttcr |s p.ossoJ . soccrJ t|no c. .on.|rs cpor |c. t||.tv
n|rutos
¯c p.ovort |css c| pc.o. bo|c.o t|o oxpcsu.o |s ccnp|oto. uso . |u||v c|..coJ b.tto.v c. .r
cpt|cr.| /´ .J.pto. |cto t|.t rc|so n.v bo p.osort |r |crc oxpcsu.os. bo|c.o s|cct|rc.
c|ccso On |c. t|o Long exp. NR cpt|cr |r t|o s|cct|rc noru ( 83:
35 s, f/25
52 Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes / Exposure
Exposure
Metering
Controls used: button + main command dial
¯|o noto.|rc not|cJ Joto.n|ros |c. t|o c.no.. sots oxpcsu.o ¯|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs
..o .v.||.b|o
Method Description
3| ´c|c. V.t.|x ||
|occnnorJoJ |r ncst s|tu.t|crs ´.no.. noto.s . .|Jo ..o. c| t|o |..no
.rJ sots oxpcsu.o .ccc.J|rc tc J|st.|but|cr c| b.|c|tross. cc|c.. J|st.rco.
.rJ ccnpcs|t|cr |c. r.tu..| .osu|ts
´orto..o|c|toJ
´.no.. noto.s ort|.o |..no but .ss|crs c.o.tost .o|c|t tc corto. ..o.
´|.ss|c noto. |c. pc.t..|ts. .occnnorJoJ .|or us|rc fi|to.s .|t| .r oxpc
su.o |.ctc. (fi|to. |.ctc.: cvo. 1 × ( 122:
Spct
´.no.. noto.s c|.c|o 35 nn (014 |r: |r J|.noto. (.pp.cx|n.to|v 25 ° c|
|..no: ´|.c|o |s corto.oJ cr cu..ort |ccus ..o.. n.k|rc |t pcss|b|o tc noto.
cffcorto. sub|octs (|| rcr´|| |ors |s usoJ c. || Auto-area AF |s so|octoJ
|c. ´ustcn Sott|rc 2 ( 8:. c.no.. .||| noto. corto. |ccus ..o.: |rsu.os
t|.t sub|oct .||| bo cc..oct|v oxpcsoJ. ovor .|or b.ckc.curJ |s nuc|
b.|c|to. c. J..ko.
¯c c|ccso . noto.|rc not|cJ. p.oss t|o buttcr .rJ .ct.to t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| urt||
t|o Jos|.oJ ncJo |s J|sp|.voJ

12—Center Weight ( 90)
¯||s cpt|cr ccrt.c|s t|o s|.o c| t|o ..o. .ss|croJ t|o c.o.tost .o|c|t |r corto..o|c|toJ noto.|rc
¯|o Jo|.u|t |s 8nn (031|r:
3D Color Matrix II Metering
|r n.t.|x noto.|rc. oxpcsu.o |s sot us|rc . 420socnort |´b sorsc. |so . tvpo ´ c. | |ors |c. .osu|ts
t|.t |rc|uJo ..rco |r|c.n.t|cr (3| cc|c. n.t.|x noto.|rc ||. 11: \|t| ct|o. ´|| |orsos. 3| ..rco
|r|c.n.t|cr |s rct |rc|uJoJ (cc|c. n.t.|x noto.|rc ||:
Exposure
53 Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes / Exposure
Autoexposure Lock
Controls used: AE-L/AF-L button
|so .utc oxpcsu.o |cck tc .occnpcso p|ctcc..p|s .|to. noto.|rc oxpcsu.o
1
So|oct ncJo P. S. c. A .rJ c|ccso corto..o|c|toJ c. spct noto.|rc (oxpcsu.o |cck |.s
rc offoct |r ncJo M. .|||o .rJ ||c|t.| \..||.cc..n ncJos ..o rct .occnnorJoJ .s
corto..o|c|toJ .rJ spct noto.|rc ..o rct .v.||.b|o |r t|oso ncJos: || us|rc corto.
.o|c|toJ noto.|rc. so|oct t|o corto. |ccus ..o. .|t| t|o nu|t| so|octc. ( 30:
2
|cs|t|cr t|o sub|oct |r t|o so|octoJ |ccus ..o. .rJ p.oss t|o
s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |.||..v \|t| t|o s|utto..o|o.so but
tcr p.ossoJ |.||..v .rJ t|o sub|oct pcs|t|croJ |r t|o |ccus
..o.. p.oss t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr tc |cck oxpcsu.o
\|||o oxpcsu.o |cck |s |r offoct. .r AE-L |rJ|c.tc. .||| .ppo.. |r
t|o v|o.firJo.
3
|oop|rc t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr p.ossoJ. .occnpcso t|o p|ctc
c..p| .rJ s|cct

Adjusting Shutter Speed and Aperture
\|||o oxpcsu.o |cck |s |r offoct. t|o |c||c.|rc sott|rcs c.r bo .J|ustoJ .|t|cut .|to.|rc t|o noto.oJ
v.|uo |c. oxpcsu.o
Mode Setting
|.cc..nnoJ .utc S|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o (flox|b|o p.cc..n. 4:
S|utto.p.|c.|tv .utc S|utto. spooJ
/po.tu.op.|c.|tv .utc /po.tu.o
¯|o ro. v.|uos c.r bo ccrfi.noJ |r t|o v|o.firJo. .rJ ccrt.c| p.ro| |cto t|.t t|o noto.|rc not|cJ
c.r rct bo c|.rcoJ .|||o oxpcsu.o |cck |s |r offoct (c|.rcos tc noto.|rc t.ko offoct .|or t|o |cck
|s .o|o.soJ:

18 — AE-L/AF-L ( 94)
¯||s cpt|cr ccrt.c|s t|o bo|.v|c. c| t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr

19 — AE Lock ( 94)
¯||s cpt|cr ccrt.c|s .|ot|o. t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |ccks oxpcsu.o
54 Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes / Exposure
Exposure Compensation
Controls used: button + main command dial
|xpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr |s usoJ tc .|to. oxpcsu.o |.cn t|o v.|uo succostoJ bv t|o c.no...
n.k|rc p|ctu.os b.|c|to. c. J..ko. |t |s ncst offoct|vo .|or usoJ .|t| corto..o|c|toJ c.
spct noto.|rc ( 52:
|xpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr |s .v.||.b|o |r ncJos P. S. .rJ A (|r ncJo M. cr|v t|o oxpcsu.o
|r|c.n.t|cr s|c.r |r t|o o|oct.cr|c .r.|cc oxpcsu.o J|sp|.v |s .ffoctoJ. s|utto. spooJ .rJ
.po.tu.o Jc rct c|.rco:
|.oss t|o buttcr .rJ .ct.to t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| urt|| t|o
Jos|.oJ v.|uo |s J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| |xpcsu.o ccnpor
s.t|cr c.r bo sot tc v.|uos bot.oor – 5 |\ (urJo.oxpcsu.o: .rJ
| 5 |\ (cvo.oxpcsu.o: |r |rc.onorts c| '/· |\ |r coro..|. c|ccso
pcs|t|vo v.|uos tc n.ko t|o sub|oct b.|c|to.. roc.t|vo v.|uos tc
n.ko |t J..ko.
/t v.|uos ct|o. t|.r ± 0. . |ccr .||| bo J|sp|.voJ .|to. vcu .o|o.so
t|o buttcr ¯|o cu..ort v.|uo |c. oxpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr .|||
bo J|sp|.voJ |r t|o v|o.firJo. .|or t|o buttcr |s p.ossoJ

10 — EV Step ( 89)
|so t||s cpt|cr tc sot t|o |rc.onorts |c. oxpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr tc |\

11 — Exposure Comp. ( 89)
|| Jos|.oJ. oxpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr c.r bo sot .|t|cut p.oss|rc t|o buttcr
– 0.3 EV
+ 2.0 EV
|c.n.| oxpcsu.o c.r bo .ostc.oJ bv sott|rc oxpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr tc ± 0 |xpcsu.o ccn
pors.t|cr |s rct .osot .|or t|o c.no.. |s tu.roJ cff
No exposure compensation –1 EV +1 EV
55 Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes / Exposure
Using Flash Exposure Compensation with Optional Speedlights
||.s| oxpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr |s .|sc .v.||.b|o .|t| .r cpt|cr.| Sb800 c. Sb600 SpooJ||c|ts
10 — EV Step ( 89)
|so t||s cpt|cr tc sot t|o |rc.onorts |c. fl.s| ccnpors.t|cr tc |\
Flash Exposure Compensation
Controls used: button + sub command dial
||.s| oxpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr |s usoJ tc .|to. fl.s| cutput |.cn t|o |ovo| succostoJ bv t|o
c.no... c|.rc|rc t|o b.|c|tross c| t|o n.|r sub|oct .o|.t|vo tc t|o b.ckc.curJ ||.s| cut
put c.r bo |rc.o.soJ tc n.ko t|o n.|r sub|oct .ppo.. b.|c|to.. c. .oJucoJ tc p.ovort ur
..rtoJ ||c|||c|ts c. .ofloct|crs
|.oss t|o (
:
buttcr .rJ .ct.to t|o subccnn.rJ J|.| urt|| t|o
Jos|.oJ v.|uo |s J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| ||.s| ccnpors.t|cr
c.r bo sot tc v.|uos bot.oor – 3 |\ (J..ko.: .rJ | 1 |\ (b.|c|to.: |r
|rc.onorts c| '/· |\ |r coro..|. c|ccso pcs|t|vo v.|uos tc n.ko t|o
sub|oct b.|c|to.. roc.t|vo v.|uos tc n.ko |t J..ko.
/t v.|uos ct|o. t|.r ± 0. . |ccr .||| bo J|sp|.voJ .|to. vcu .o
|o.so t|o (
:
buttcr ¯|o cu..ort v.|uo |c. fl.s| ccnpors.t|cr
.||| bo J|sp|.voJ |r t|o v|o.firJo. .|or t|o buttcr |s p.ossoJ
+0.7 EV
−0.3 EV
|c.n.| fl.s| cutput c.r bo .ostc.oJ bv sott|rc fl.s| ccnpors.t|cr tc ± 00 ||.s| oxpcsu.o
ccnpors.t|cr |s rct .osot .|or t|o c.no.. |s tu.roJ cff
56 Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes / Exposure
Bracketing
Controls used: button + command dials
b..ckot|rc .utcn.t|c.||v v..|os so|octoJ sott|rcs s||c|t|v .|t| o.c| s|ct. “b..ckot|rc” t|o
cu..ort v.|uo ¯|o sott|rc .ffoctoJ |s c|csor .|t| ´ustcn Sott|rc 13 (Auto BKT set. 90:.
bo|c.. |t |s .ssunoJ t|.t AE & flash |s so|octoJ tc v..v oxpcsu.o .rJ fl.s| |ovo| Ot|o. cp
t|crs c.r bo usoJ tc v..v oxpcsu.o c. fl.s| |ovo| sop...to|v c. tc b..ckot .||to b.|.rco
1
|.oss t|o buttcr .rJ .ct.to t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| tc c|ccso t|o runbo. c| s|cts
|r t|o b..ckot|rc soouorco (t.c c. t|.oo:
Progress indicator
No. of shots
2
|.oss t|o buttcr .rJ .ct.to t|o subccnn.rJ J|.| tc c|ccso t|o b..ckot|rc |rc.o
nort |.cn v.|uos bot.oor 03 |\ .rJ 20 |\
Bracketing
increment
Understanding the Bracketing Display
Number of shots Progress indicator Description
3 s|cts urncJ|fioJ. roc.t|vo. pcs|t|vo
2 s|cts urncJ|fioJ. pcs|t|vo
2 s|cts urncJ|fioJ. roc.t|vo
Bracketing Programs
Soo t|o /pporJ|x |c. . ||st c| b..ckot|rc p.cc..ns ( 140:
10 — EV Step (

89)
|so t||s cpt|cr tc sot t|o |rc.onorts |c. oxpcsu.o .rJ fl.s| b..ckot|rc tc |\
14 — Auto BKT Order (

91)
¯||s cpt|cr c.r bo usoJ tc c|.rco t|o b..ckot|rc c.Jo.
57 Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes / Exposure
Exposure Bracketing
¯|o c.no.. ncJ|fios oxpcsu.o bv v..v|rc s|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o (p.cc..nnoJ .utc:. .po.tu.o
(s|utto.p.|c.|tv .utc:. c. s|utto. spooJ (.po.tu.op.|c.|tv .utc. n.ru.| oxpcsu.o ncJo: \|or On |s
so|octoJ |c. ´ustcn Sott|rc (ISO Auto. 88:. t|o c.no.. .||| .utcn.t|c.||v v..v |SO sors|t|v|tv |c.
cpt|nun oxpcsu.o .|or t|o ||n|ts c| t|o c.no.. oxpcsu.o svston ..o oxcooJoJ |r oxpcsu.o b..ck
ot|rc. s|utto. spooJ .||| cr|v bo c|.rcoJ .|to. t|o c.no.. |.s .J|ustoJ |SO sors|t|v|tv
Exposure and Flash Bracketing
|r ccrt|rucus ncJo. s|cct|rc .||| p.uso .|to. t|o runbo. c| s|cts spoc|fioJ |r t|o b..ckot|rc p.c
c..n So|oct|rc c. ||c|t.| \..||.cc..n ncJos .||| c.rco| b..ckot|rc. b..ckot|rc .||| .osuno .|or
ncJo P. S. A. c. M |s so|octoJ |xpcsu.o .rJ fl.s| b..ckot|rc ..o c.rco||oJ .|or WB bracketing |s
so|octoJ |c. ´ustcn Sott|rc 13 (Auto BKT set. 90:
Resuming Exposure or Flash Bracketing
|| t|o nonc.v c..J fi||s bo|c.o .|| s|cts |r t|o soouorco |.vo boor t.kor. s|cct|rc c.r bo .osunoJ
|.cn t|o roxt s|ct |r t|o soouorco .|to. t|o nonc.v c..J |.s boor .op|.coJ c. s|cts |.vo boor Jo
|otoJ tc n.ko .ccn cr t|o nonc.v c..J || t|o c.no.. |s tu.roJ cff bo|c.o .|| s|cts |r t|o soouorco
|.vo boor t.kor. b..ckot|rc .||| .osuno |.cn t|o roxt s|ct |r t|o soouorco .|or t|o c.no.. |s
tu.roJ cr
3
´cnpcso . p|ctcc..p|. |ccus. .rJ s|cct ¯|o c.no.. .||| v..v
oxpcsu.o .rJ fl.s| |ovo| .|t| o.c| s|ct /t Jo|.u|t sott|rcs.
t|o fi.st s|ct .||| bo t.kor .t t|o cu..ort v.|uos |c. oxpcsu.o
.rJ fl.s| ccnpors.t|cr .rJ t|o |c||c.|rc s|cts .t ncJ|fioJ
v.|uos || t|o b..ckot|rc soouorco ccrs|sts c| t|.oo s|cts. t|o
b..ckot|rc |rc.onort .||| bo subt..ctoJ |.cn t|o cu..ort v.|
uos |r t|o soccrJ s|ct .rJ .JJoJ |r t|o t||.J s|ct. “b..ckot|rc”
t|o cu..ort v.|uos ¯|o ncJ|fioJ v.|uos c.r bo ||c|o. c. |c.o.
t|.r t|o n.x|nun .rJ n|r|nun v.|uos |c. oxpcsu.o .rJ
fl.s| ccnpors.t|cr ¯|o ncJ|fioJ s|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o
..o J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| .rJ v|o.firJo.
\|||o b..ckot|rc |s |r offoct. . b..ckot|rc p.cc.oss |rJ|c.tc.
.||| bo J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| ¯|o socnort .||| J|s
.ppo.. |.cn t|o |rJ|c.tc. .|or t|o urncJ|fioJ s|ct |s t.kor.
t|o |rJ|c.tc. .|or t|o s|ct .|t| t|o roc.t|vo |rc.onort
|s t.kor. .rJ t|o |rJ|c.tc. .|or t|o s|ct .|t| t|o pcs|t|vo
|rc.onort |s t.kor
¯c c.rco| b..ckot|rc. p.oss t|o buttcr .rJ .ct.to t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| urt|| t|o run
bo. c| s|cts |r t|o b..ckot|rc soouorco |s .o.c .rJ |s rc |crco. J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c|
p.ro| ¯|o p.cc..n |.st |r offoct .||| bo .ostc.oJ t|o roxt t|no b..ckot|rc |s .ct|v.toJ
58 Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes / White Balance
White Balance
\||to b.|.rco orsu.os t|.t cc|c.s ..o ur.ffoctoJ bv t|o cc|c. c| t|o ||c|t scu.co /utc .||to
b.|.rco |s .occnnorJoJ |c. ncst ||c|t scu.cos. || rocoss..v. ct|o. v.|uos c.r bo so|octoJ
.ccc.J|rc tc t|o tvpo c| scu.co ¯|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs ..o .v.||.b|o
Option Description
Auto
´.no.. sots .||to b.|.rco .utcn.t|c.||v |occnnorJoJ |c. ncst s|tu
.t|crs
Incandescent |so urJo. |rc.rJoscort ||c|t|rc
Fluorescent |so urJo. fluc.oscort ||c|t|rc
Direct Sunlight |so .|t| sub|octs ||t bv J|.oct sur||c|t
Flash |so .|t| bu||t|r fl.s| c. cpt|cr.| ||kcr fl.s| ur|ts
Cloudy |so |r J.v||c|t urJo. cvo.c.st sk|os
Shade |so |r J.v||c|t .|t| sub|octs |r t|o s|.Jo
Choose color temp. ´|ccso cc|c. tonpo..tu.o |.cn ||st c| v.|uos ( 59:
White balance
preset
|so c..v c. .||to cb|oct c. ox|st|rc p|ctcc..p| .s .o|o.orco |c. .||to
b.|.rco ( 59:
¯c so|oct . v.|uo |c. .||to b.|.rco. p.oss t|o WB buttcr .rJ .ct.to t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ
J|.| urt|| t|o Jos|.oJ sott|rc |s J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| \||to b.|.rco c.r .|sc bo
.J|ustoJ |.cn t|o s|cct|rc noru ( 82:
Fine-Tuning White Balance
Controls used: WB button + sub-command dial (monitor off)
/t sott|rcs ct|o. t|.r (Choose color temp.: .rJ PRE (White balance preset:. .||to
b.|.rco c.r bo “firo turoJ” bv ± 3 |r |rc.onorts c| cro ´|ccso |c.o. v.|uos tc n.ko p|c
tcc..p|s .ppo.. s||c|t|v nc.o vo||c. c. .oJ. ||c|o. v.|uos tc |orJ |n.cos . b|u|s| t|rco
|.oss t|o WB buttcr .rJ .ct.to t|o subccnn.rJ J|.| urt|| t|o Jos|.oJ sott|rc |s J|sp|.voJ
|r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro|
White Balance
Controls used: WB button + main command dial (monitor off)
|u.|rc s|cct|rc. sott|rcs ct|o. t|.r ±0 ..o J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c|
p.ro| .s s|c.r .t .|c|t
59 Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes / White Balance
Choosing a Color Temperature
Controls used: WB button + sub-command dial
(monitor off)
/t . sott|rc c| (Choose color temp.:. cc|c. tonpo..tu.o c.r bo
so|octoJ bv p.oss|rc t|o WB buttcr .rJ .ct.t|rc t|o subccnn.rJ
J|.| urt|| t|o Jos|.oJ v.|uo |s J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| ´c|c.
tonpo..tu.o c.r .|sc bo so|octoJ |r t|o s|cct|rc noru ( 82:
Choose color temp.
¯.ko . tost s|ct tc Joto.n|ro || t|o so|octoJ cc|c. tonpo..tu.o |s .pp.cp.|.to tc t|o ||c|t scu.co |cto
t|.t t|o Jos|.oJ .osu|ts n.v rct .c||ovoJ .|t| t|o fl.s| c. .|t| fluc.oscort ||c|t|rc. c|ccso (Flash:
c. (Fluorescent: |rsto.J
Color Temperature
¯|o po.co|voJ cc|c. c| . ||c|t scu.co v..|os .|t| t|o v|o.o. .rJ ct|o. ccrJ|t|crs ´c|c. tonpo..tu.o |s
.r cb|oct|vo no.su.o c| t|o cc|c. c| . ||c|t scu.co. JofiroJ .|t| .o|o.orco tc t|o tonpo..tu.o tc .||c|
.r cb|oct .cu|J |.vo tc bo |o.toJ tc ..J|.to ||c|t |r t|o s.no ..vo|orct|s \|||o ||c|t scu.cos .|t|
. cc|c. tonpo..tu.o |r t|o ro|c|bc.|ccJ c| 5.000–5.500 | .ppo.. .||to. ||c|t scu.cos .|t| . |c.o.
cc|c. tonpo..tu.o. suc| .s |rc.rJoscort ||c|t bu|bs. .ppo.. s||c|t|v vo||c. c. .oJ ||c|t scu.cos .|t|
. ||c|o. cc|c. tonpo..tu.o .ppo.. t|rcoJ .|t| b|uo ¯|o cc|c. tonpo..tu.os |c. o.c| c| t|o .||to b.|
.rco sott|rcs suppc.toJ bv t|o c.no.. n.v bo |curJ |r t|o /pporJ|x ( 140:
13 — Auto BKT Set ( 90)
¯||s cpt|cr tc c.o.to . so.|os c| p|ctcc..p|s “b..ckot|rc” t|o cu..ort .||to b.|.rco v.|uo
Preset White Balance
|.osot .||to b.|.rco c.r bo usoJ .|or t|o Jos|.oJ .osu|ts c.r rct bo .c||ovoJ .t ct|o. sot
t|rcs c. tc n.tc| .||to b.|.rco tc t|o v.|uo usoJ |r .r p.ov|cus p|ctcc..p| ¯.c not|cJs
..o .v.||.b|o |c. sott|rc p.osot .||to b.|.rco
Method Description
||.oct no.su.onort
|out..| c..v c. .||to cb|oct |s p|.coJ urJo. ||c|t|rc t|.t .||| bo usoJ |r
fir.| p|ctcc..p| .rJ .||to b.|.rco |s no.su.oJ bv c.no.. ( 60:
´cpv |.cn ox|st|rc
p|ctcc..p|
\||to b.|.rco |s ccp|oJ |.cn p|ctc cr nonc.v c..J ( 82:
60 Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes / White Balance
Measuring a Value for Preset White Balance
1
||.co . rout..| c..v c. .||to cb|oct urJo. t|o ||c|t|rc t|.t .||| bo usoJ |r t|o fir.| p|c
tcc..p| / st.rJ..J c..v c..J c.r bo usoJ .s . .o|o.orco |r stuJ|c sott|rcs |c rct uso
oxpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr
2
|.oss t|o WB buttcr .rJ .ct.to t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| urt|| |s J|sp|.voJ |r t|o
ccrt.c| p.ro|
3
|o|o.so t|o WB buttcr b.|oflv .rJ t|or p.oss t|o buttcr urt|| J|sp|.vs st..t tc fl.s| .s
s|c.r .t .|c|t ¯c ox|t .|t|cut no.su.|rc . ro. v.|uo |c. .||to b.|.rco. p.oss t|o WB
buttcr
4
|..no t|o .o|o.orco cb|oct sc t|.t |t fi||s t|o v|o.firJo. .rJ
p.oss t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr .|| t|o ..v Jc.r ¯|o c.n
o.. .||| no.su.o . v.|uo |c. .||to b.|.rco .rJ uso t||s v.|uo
.|or p.osot .||to b.|.rco |s so|octoJ |c p|ctcc..p| .||| bo
.occ.JoJ
¯c ox|t .|t|cut no.su.|rc . ro. v.|uo |c. .||to b.|.rco. p.oss t|o WB buttcr
5
|| t|o c.no.. ..s .b|o tc no.su.o . v.|uo |c. .||to b.|.rco. t|o
J|sp|.vs .||| fl.s| .s s|c.r .t .|c|t |c. .bcut s|x soccrJs bo|c.o
t|o c.no.. .otu.rs tc s|cct|rc ncJo (tc .otu.r tc s|cct|rc
ncJo bo|c.o t|o J|sp|.v stcps fl.s||rc. p.oss t|o s|utto..o
|o.so buttcr |.||..v: \||to b.|.rco .||| .utcn.t|c.||v bo sot
tc t|o no.su.oJ v.|uo
|| t|o J|sp|.vs fl.s| .s s|c.r .t .|c|t. t|o c.no.. ..s ur.b|o tc
no.su.o .||to b.|.rco |.oss t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |.||
..v tc .otu.r tc Stop 4 .rJ no.su.o .||to b.|.rco .c.|r
61 Reference: More on Playback / Viewing Photographs on the Camera
Viewing Photographs on the Camera
Auto Image Rotation ( 108)/Rotate Tall ( 75)
¯|oso cpt|crs ccrt.c| .|ot|o. p|ctcc..p|s t.kor |r “t.||” c.|ort.t|cr ..o .ct.toJ |c. J|sp|.v |r t|o
ncr|tc. Ju.|rc p|.vb.ck
6 — Image Review ( 88)
´|ccso .|ot|o. tc J|sp|.v p|ctcc..p|s .s t|ov ..o t.kor
27 — Monitor Off ( 98)
´|ccso |c. |crc t|o ncr|tc. .on.|rs cr bo|c.o tu.r|rc cff .utcn.t|c.||v tc s.vo pc.o.
¯c p|.v p|ctcc..p|s b.ck. p.oss t|o buttcr ¯|o ncst
.ocort p|ctcc..p| .||| bo J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ncr|tc. ||c
tcc..p|s t.kor |r “t.||” (pc.t..|t: c.|ort.t|cr ..o J|sp|.voJ
|r t.|| c.|ort.t|cr .s s|c.r .t .|c|t
More on Playback
Viewing Photographs on the Camera
¯|o |c||c.|rc cpo..t|crs c.r bo po.|c.noJ |r |u|||..no p|.vb.ck
To Use Description
\|o. .JJ|t|cr.|
p|ctcc..p|s
c.
|.oss nu|t| so|octc. tc .|c|t c. .ct.to n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| .|c|t
tc v|o. p|ctcc..p|s |r c.Jo. .occ.JoJ |.oss nu|t| so|octc. |o|t
c. .ct.to n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| |o|t tc v|o. p|ctcc..p|s |r .o
vo.so c.Jo.
\|o. p|ctc |r|c.
n.t|cr
c.
|.oss nu|t| so|octc. up c. Jc.r c. .ct.to subccnn.rJ J|.| tc
v|o. |r|c.n.t|cr .bcut cu..ort p|ctcc..p| ( 62:
¯ccn |r cr p|ctc ¯ccn |r cr cu..ort p|ctcc..p| ( 64:
|o|oto p|ctc |o|oto cu..ort p|ctcc..p| ( 65:
|.ctoct p|ctc |.ctoct cu..ort p|ctcc..p| ( 65:
\|o. t|unbr.||s \|o. nu|t|p|o p|ctcc..p|s ( 63:
|x|t tc s|cct|rc
ncJo
S|utto. buttcr
c.
¯c tu.r ncr|tc. cff .rJ .otu.r tc s|cct|rc ncJo. p.oss s|utto.
.o|o.so buttcr |.||..v c. p.oss t|o buttcr
\|o. norus \|o. norus ( 4:
|otcuc| p|ctc ´.o.to .otcuc|oJ ccpv c| cu..ort p|ctcc..p| ( 109:
62 Reference: More on Playback / Viewing Photographs on the Camera
Photo Information
||ctc |r|c.n.t|cr |s supo.|npcsoJ cr |n.cos J|sp|.voJ |r |u|||..no p|.vb.ck |.oss t|o
nu|t| so|octc. up c. Jc.r c. .ct.to t|o subccnn.rJ J|.| tc cvc|o t|.cuc| t|o |c||c.|rc |r
|c.n.t|cr b.s|c |r|c.n.t|cr ↔ S|cct|rc |.t. |.co 1 ↔ S|cct|rc |.t. |.co 2 ↔ |otcuc|
||stc.v (.otcuc|oJ ccp|os cr|v: ↔ ||c|||c|ts ↔ |´b ||stcc..n ↔ b.s|c |r|c.n.t|cr
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Retouch History
1
1 |.ctoct st.tus 65
2 |otcuc| |rJ|c.tc. 109
3 |otcuc| ||stc.v ||sts c|.rcos n.Jo tc |n.co us|rc cpt|crs
|r .otcuc| noru ( 109:. st..t|rc .|t| ncst .ocort c|.rco 109
4 |..no runbo./tct.| runbo. c| |n.cos
1 ||sp|.voJ || |n.co ..s c.o.toJ us|rc cpt|crs |r .otcuc| noru
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1 |.ctoct st.tus 65
2 |otcuc| |rJ|c.tc. 109
3 |n.co cpt|n|..t|cr
1
9
4 |SO sors|t|v|tv
2
43
5 \||to b.|.rco/.||to
b.|.rco firotur|rc 58
6 |n.co s|.o/
|n.co ou.||tv 34. 35
7 ¯cro ccnpors.t|cr 80
8 S|..por|rc 80
9 ´c|c. ncJo/|uo 80
10 S.tu..t|cr 80
11 |n.co ccnnort
3
104
12 |..no runbo./tct.|
runbo. c| |n.cos
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1 |||to. r.no |s J|sp|.voJ || p|ctc ..s t.kor .|t| fi|to. cpt|cr so
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2 ||sp|.voJ |r .oJ || |SO sors|t|v|tv ..s ncJ|fioJ |.cn so|octoJ v.|uo
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2 |otcuc| |rJ|c.tc. 109
3 |..no runbo./tct.|
runbo. c| |n.cos
4 |c|Jo. r.no 5
5 |n.co ou.||tv 34
6 |.to c| .occ.J|rc 14. 103
7 ¯|no c| .occ.J|rc 14. 103
8 |||o r.no 35
9 |n.co s|.o 35
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1 |.ctoct st.tus 65
2 |otcuc| |rJ|c.tc. 109
3 ´.no.. r.no
4 Voto.|rc 52
5 S|utto. spooJ 48. 50
6 /po.tu.o 49. 50
7 VcJo 45
8 |xpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr 54
9 |cc.| |orct| 1
10 ||.s| ncJo 40
11 |..no runbo./tct.|
runbo. c| |n.cos
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63 Reference: More on Playback / Viewing Photographs on the Camera
Viewing Multiple Images: Thumbnail Playback
¯c J|sp|.v |n.cos |r “ccrt.ct s|oots” c| |cu. c. r|ro |n.cos.
p.oss t|o buttcr |r |u|||..no p|.vb.ck ¯|o |c||c.|rc
cpo..t|crs c.r bo po.|c.noJ .|||o t|unbr.||s ..o J|s
p|.voJ
To Use Description
||sp|.v nc.o |n
.cos po. p.co
|rc.o.so runbo. c| |n.cos J|sp|.voJ |.cn cro (|u|||..no p|.v
b.ck: tc |cu. c. |.cn |cu. tc r|ro
||sp|.v |o.o. |n
.cos po. p.co
|oc.o.so runbo. c| |n.cos J|sp|.voJ |.cn r|ro tc |cu. c. |.cn
|cu. tc cro (|u|||..no p|.vb.ck:
||c|||c|t
p|ctcc..p|s
|so nu|t| so|octc. tc ||c|||c|t p|ctcc..p|s. c. .ct.to n.|r
ccnn.rJ J|.| tc ncvo cu.sc. up c. Jc.r. subccnn.rJ J|.|
tc ncvo cu.sc. |o|t c. .|c|t
\|o. ||c|||c|toJ
p|ctu.o |u|| |..no
\|o. p|ctu.o ||c|||c|toJ |r t|unbr.|| ||st |u|| |..no
|o|oto p|ctc |o|oto ||c|||c|toJ p|ctcc..p| ( 65:
|.ctoct p|ctc |.ctoct ||c|||c|toJ p|ctcc..p| ( 65:
|x|t tc s|cct|rc
ncJo
S|utto. buttcr
c.
¯c tu.r ncr|tc. cff .rJ .otu.r tc s|cct|rc ncJo. p.oss s|utto.
.o|o.so buttcr |.||..v c. p.oss t|o buttcr
\|o. norus \|o. norus ( 4:
Highlights
Highlights ..o t|o b.|c|tost pc.t|crs c| t|o |n.co |ot.||s
n.v bo |cst (“..s|oJ cut”: |r ..o.s c| ||c|||c|ts t|.t ..o cvo.
oxpcsoJ
1 |.ctoct st.tus 65
2 |otcuc| |rJ|c.tc. 109
3 |n.co ||c|||c|ts (..o.s c| |n.co t|.t ..o “..s|oJ cut”: ..o
|rJ|c.toJ bv fl.s||rc bc.Jo.
4 |..no runbo./tct.| runbo. c| |n.cos
³ ᕣ


1 |.ctoct st.tus 65
2 |otcuc| |rJ|c.tc. 109
3 ||stcc..n (.|| c|.rro|s:
4 |oJ c|.rro| ||stcc..n
5 ´.oor c|.rro| ||stcc..n
6 b|uo c|.rro| ||stcc..n
7 |..no runbo./tct.|
runbo. c| |n.cos
RGB Histogram
/ histogram |s . c..p| s|c.|rc t|o J|st.|but|cr c| tcros |r t|o
|n.co ¯|o |c.|.crt.| .x|s cc..ospcrJs tc p|xo| b.|c|tross.
.|t| J..k p|xo|s .t t|o |o|t .rJ b.|c|t p|xo|s .t t|o .|c|t ¯|o
vo.t|c.| .x|s s|c.s t|o runbo. c| p|xo|s c| o.c| b.|c|tross
|r t|o |n.co |cto t|.t c.no.. ||stcc..ns n.v J|ffo. |.cn
t|cso J|sp|.voJ |r |n.c|rc .pp||c.t|crs

³

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64 Reference: More on Playback / Viewing Photographs on the Camera
Taking a Closer Look: Playback Zoom
|.oss t|o buttcr tc .ccn |r cr . p|ctcc..p| |r |u|||..no p|.v
b.ck ¯|o |c||c.|rc cpo..t|crs c.r bo po.|c.noJ
To Use Description
¯ccn |r .rJ cut /
|.oss tc .ccn |r tc n.x|nun c| .p
p.cx|n.to|v 25 × (|..co |n.cos:. 19 × (no
J|un |n.cos: c. 13 × (sn.|| |n.cos: |.oss
tc .ccn cut \|||o p|ctc |s .ccnoJ
|r. p.oss nu|t| so|octc. up. Jc.r. |o|t. c.
.|c|t tc v|o. ..o.s c| |n.co rct v|s|b|o
\|o. ct|o. ..o.s c|
|n.co
|r ncr|tc. |oop nu|t| so|octc. p.ossoJ tc sc.c|| ..p|J|v tc ct|o.
..o.s c| |..no |.v|c.t|cr .|rJc. |s J|sp|.voJ .|or .ccn
..t|c |s .|to.oJ. ..o. cu..ort|v v|s|b|o |r ncr|tc. |s |rJ|c.toJ bv
vo||c. bc.Jo.
\|o. ct|o. |n.cos
|ct.to n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| tc v|o. s.no |cc.t|cr |r ct|o. |n
.cos .t cu..ort .ccn ..t|c
´.rco| .ccn |otu.r tc |u|||..no p|.vb.ck
|o|oto p|ctc |o|oto cu..ort p|ctcc..p| ( 65:
|.ctoct p|ctc |.ctoct cu..ort p|ctcc..p| ( 65:
|x|t tc s|cct|rc
ncJo
S|utto. buttcr
c.
¯c tu.r ncr|tc. cff .rJ .otu.r tc s|cct|rc ncJo. p.oss s|utto.
.o|o.so buttcr |.||..v c. p.oss t|o buttcr
\|o. norus \|o. norus ( 4:
65 Reference: More on Playback / Viewing Photographs on the Camera
Protecting Photographs from Deletion
|r |u|||..no. .ccn. .rJ t|unbr.|| p|.vb.ck. t|o buttcr c.r bo usoJ tc p.ctoct p|ctc
c..p|s |.cn .cc|Jort.| Jo|ot|cr |.ctoctoJ fi|os c.r rct bo Jo|otoJ us|rc t|o buttcr c.
t|o Delete cpt|cr |r t|o p|.vb.ck noru. .rJ |.vo |OS “.o.Jcr|v” st.tus .|or v|o.oJ cr
. \|rJc.s ccnputo. |cto t|.t p.ctoctoJ fi|os will bo Jo|otoJ .|or t|o nonc.v c..J |s
|c.n.ttoJ ( 102:
|.oss t|o buttcr tc p.ctoct t|o p|ctcc..p| cu..ort|v
J|sp|.voJ |r |u|||..no c. .ccn p|.vb.ck c. ||c|||c|toJ |r
t|o t|unbr.|| ||st ¯|o p|ctcc..p| .||| bo n..koJ .|t| .
|ccr
¯c .oncvo p.ctoct|cr |.cn t|o p|ctcc..p| sc t|.t |t c.r bo Jo|otoJ. p.oss t|o but
tcr .|or t|o p|ctcc..p| |s J|sp|.voJ |r |u|||..no c. .ccn p|.vb.ck c. ||c|||c|toJ |r t|o
t|unbr.|| ||st ¯c .oncvo p.ctoct|cr |.cn .|| |n.cos |r t|o |c|Jo. c. |c|Jo.s cu..ort|v so
|octoJ |c. Playback Folder. p.oss t|o .rJ buttcrs tccot|o. |c. .bcut t.c soccrJs
Deleting Individual Photographs
|.oss t|o buttcr tc Jo|oto t|o p|ctcc..p| cu..ort|v J|sp|.voJ |r |u|||..no c. .ccn
p|.vb.ck c. ||c|||c|toJ |r t|o t|unbr.|| ||st Oro c| t|o |c||c.|rc ccrfi.n.t|cr J|.|ccs .|||
bo J|sp|.voJ. p.oss t|o buttcr .c.|r tc Jo|oto t|o p|ctcc..p| |.oss .rv ct|o. buttcr
tc ox|t .|t|cut Jo|ot|rc t|o p|ctcc..p|
Delete ( 74)
¯||s cpt|cr c.r bo usoJ tc Jo|oto nu|t|p|o p|ctcc..p|s
66 Reference: Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer / Viewing Photographs on TV
Viewing Photographs on TV
Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer
¯|o supp||oJ |´|2 .uJ|c/v|Joc (//\: c.b|o c.r bo usoJ tc ccrroct t|o c.no.. tc . to|ov|
s|cr c. \´| |c. p|.vb.ck c. .occ.J|rc b.ckc.curJ nus|c |rc|uJoJ .|t| ||ctnct|cr s||Jo
s|c.s ( 5: .||| bo p|.voJ b.ck cvo. t|o to|ov|s|cr spo.ko.s
1
´|ccso t|o .pp.cp.|.to v|Joc ncJo ( 103:
2
Turn the camera off /|..vs tu.r t|o c.no.. cff bo|c.o ccr
roct|rc c. J|sccrroct|rc t|o //\ c.b|o
3
´crroct t|o //\ c.b|o .s s|c.r
Connect to
camera
Connect to
video device
Video (yellow)
Audio (white)
4
¯uro t|o to|ov|s|cr tc t|o v|Joc c|.rro|
5
¯u.r t|o c.no.. cr |u.|rc p|.vb.ck. |n.cos .||| bo J|sp|.voJ
cr t|o to|ov|s|cr c. .occ.JoJ tc v|Joc t.po. t|o c.no.. ncr|
tc. .||| .on.|r cff
Use an AC Adapter
|so c| .r ||5 /´ .J.pto. (.v.||.b|o sop...to|v: |s .occnnorJoJ |c. oxtorJoJ p|.vb.ck \|or
t|o ||5 |s ccrroctoJ. t|o c.no.. ncr|tc.cff Jo|.v .||| bo fixoJ .t tor n|rutos .rJ t|o oxpc
su.o noto.s .||| .on.|r cr |rJofir|to|v
Video connector
67 Reference: Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer / Connecting to a Computer
¯|o c.no.. c.r bo ccrroctoJ tc . ccnputo. us|rc t|o supp||oJ |´|4 |Sb c.b|o ¯|o sup
p||oJ ||ctu.o|.c|oct sc|t...o c.r t|or bo usoJ tc ccpv p|ctcc..p|s tc t|o ccnputo.. .|o.o
t|ov c.r bo c.c.r|.oJ. .otcuc|oJ. .rJ p.|rtoJ
Before Connecting the Camera
|rst.|| ||ctu.o|.c|oct c. .rv ct|o. sc|t...o vcu n.v rooJ .|to. fi.st .o.J|rc t|o n.ru.|s .rJ
.ov|o.|rc t|o svston .oou|.onorts ¯c orsu.o t|.t J.t. t..rs|o. |s rct |rto..uptoJ. bo su.o
t|o c.no.. b.tto.v |s |u||v c|..coJ || |r Jcubt. c|..co t|o b.tto.v bo|c.o ccrroct|rc t|o
c.no.. c. uso .r ||5 /´ .J.pto. (.v.||.b|o sop...to|v:
bo|c.o ccrroct|rc t|o c.no... so|oct t|o USB |ton |r t|o c.no..
sotup noru .rJ c|ccso . |Sb cpt|cr .s Josc.|boJ bo|c.
Computer operating system USB
\|rJc.s `| |cno |J|t|cr
\|rJc.s `| |.c|oss|cr.| ´|ccso PTP c. Mass Storage
V.c OS `
\|rJc.s 2000 |.c|oss|cr.| ´|ccso Mass Storage
¯
¯ |c |O¯ so|oct PTP || PTP |s so|octoJ .|or t|o c.no.. |s ccrroctoJ. t|o
\|rJc.s |..J...o .|...J .||| bo J|sp|.voJ ´||ck Cancel tc ox|t t|o .|.
..J. .rJ t|or J|sccrroct t|o c.no.. .rJ so|oct Mass Storage
Connecting the USB Cable
1
¯u.r t|o ccnputo. cr .rJ ..|t |c. |t tc st..t up
2
¯u.r t|o c.no.. cff
3
´crroct t|o supp||oJ |´|4 |Sb c.b|o .s s|c.r |c rct uso |c.co c. .ttonpt tc |rso.t
t|o ccrroctc.s .t .r .rc|o ´crroct t|o c.no.. J|.oct|v tc t|o ccnputo.. Jc rct ccr
roct t|o c.b|o v|. . |Sb |ub c. kovbc..J
USB connector
Connecting to a Computer
68 Reference: Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer / Connecting to a Computer
4
¯u.r t|o c.no.. cr || Mass Storage |s so|octoJ |c. USB. t|o
ccrt.c| p.ro| .rJ v|o.firJo. .||| J|sp|.v t|o |rJ|c.tc.s s|c.r
.t .|c|t (.|or PTP |s so|octoJ. t|o rc.n.| s|cct|rc |rJ|c.tc.s
..o J|sp|.voJ:
5
¯..rs|o. p|ctcc..p|s tc t|o ccnputo. .s Josc.|boJ |r t|o ||ctu.o|.c|oct .o|o.orco
n.ru.| (cr ´|:
6
|| PTP |s so|octoJ |c. USB. t|o c.no.. c.r bo tu.roJ cff .rJ t|o |Sb c.b|o J|sccr
roctoJ crco t..rs|o. |s ccnp|oto || Mass Storage |s so|octoJ. t|o c.no.. nust fi.st bo
.oncvoJ |.cn t|o svston .s Josc.|boJ bo|c.
Windows XP Home Edition/Windows XP Professional
´||ck t|o “S.|o|v |oncvo |..J...o” |ccr |r t|o t.skb.. ( : .rJ
so|oct Safely remove USB Mass Storage Device
Windows 2000 Professional
´||ck t|o “|rp|uc c. ||oct |..J...o” |ccr |r t|o t.skb.. ( : .rJ
so|oct Stop USB Mass Storage Device
Mac OS X
|..c t|o c.no.. vc|uno (“|||O| |80”: |rtc t|o ¯..s|
During Transfer
|c rct tu.r t|o c.no.. cff c. J|sccrroct t|o |Sb c.b|o .|||o t..rs|o. |s |r p.cc.oss
Camera Control Pro
´.no.. ´crt.c| |.c (.v.||.b|o sop...to|v.

123: c.r bo usoJ tc cpo..to
t|o c.no.. |.cn . ccnputo. bo|c.o ccrroct|rc t|o c.no... sot t|o c.n
o.. USB cpt|cr ( 104: tc PTP \|or ´.no.. ´crt.c| |.c |s .urr|rc. t|o
c.no.. .||| s|c. |r p|.co c| t|o runbo. c| oxpcsu.os .on.|r|rc
69 Reference: Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer / Printing Photographs
Printing Via Direct USB Connection
|| .r o..c. cccu.s Ju.|rc p.|rt|rc. t|o c.no.. .||| J|sp|.v t|o J|.|cc s|c.r .t
.|c|t /|to. c|ock|rc t|o p.|rto.. p.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. up c. Jc.r tc ||c|
||c|t Continue .rJ p.oss OK tc .osuno p.|rt|rc So|oct Cancel tc ox|t .|t|cut
p.|rt|rc t|o .on.|r|rc p.cos
||ctcc..p|s c.r bo p.|rtoJ bv .rv c| t|o |c||c.|rc not|cJs
• ´crroct t|o c.no.. tc . p.|rto. .rJ p.|rt '||´ p|ctcc..p|s J|.oct|v |.cn t|o c.no.. (soo
bo|c.:
• |rso.t t|o c.no.. nonc.v c..J |r . p.|rto. oou|ppoJ .|t| . c..J s|ct (soo t|o p.|rto. n.r
u.| |c. Jot.||s: || t|o p.|rto. suppc.ts ||O| ( 134:. p|ctcc..p|s c.r bo so|octoJ |c.
p.|rt|rc us|rc Print Set ( 3:
• ¯.ko t|o c.no.. nonc.v c..J tc . Jovo|cpo. c. J|c|t.| p.|rto. corto. || t|o corto. sup
pc.ts ||O|. p|ctcc..p|s c.r bo so|octoJ |c. p.|rt|rc us|rc Print Set
• ¯..rs|o. p|ctu.os ( 6: .rJ p.|rt t|on |.cn . ccnputo. us|rc ||ctu.o|.c|oct c. ´.ptu.o
|` (.v.||.b|o sop...to|v.

123: |cto t|.t t||s |s t|o cr|v not|cJ .v.||.b|o |c. p.|rt|rc
|/\ (|||: p|ctu.os
Printing Via Direct USB Connection
'||´ p|ctcc..p|s c.r bo p.|rtoJ J|.oct|v |.cn . c.no.. ccrroctoJ tc . ||ctb.|Jco p.|rto.
( 134: \|or t.k|rc p|ctcc..p|s |c. p.|rt|rc v|. J|.oct |Sb ccrroct|cr |r P. S. A. .rJ M
ncJos. c|ccso Ia (sRGB) c. IIIa (sRGB) |c. t|o Custom > Color mode cpt|cr |r t|o Opti-
mize image noru ( 80:
Select PTP in camera USB menu and connect camera to printer ( 70)
Select photographs for printing
using Print Set
Take photographs
Print photographs
one at a time ( 71)
Print multiple
photographs ( 72)
Create index prints
( 72)
Disconnect USB cable
|/\ (|||: p|ctcc..p|s c.r rct bo p.|rtoJ bv J|.oct |Sb ccrroct|cr ¯|ov ..o J|sp|.voJ |r t|o |.|rt
So|oct noru but c.r rct bo so|octoJ |c. p.|rt|rc
Printing Photographs
70 Reference: Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer / Printing Photographs
Connecting the Printer
bo|c.o p.|rt|rc. c|ock t|.t t|o c.no.. b.tto.v |s |u||v c|..coJ || |r Jcubt. c|..co t|o b.t
to.v c. uso .r ||5 /´ .J.pto. (.v.||.b|o sop...to|v:
1
Sot t|o c.no.. USB cpt|cr tc PTP ( 104:
2
¯u.r t|o p.|rto. cr
3
¯u.r t|o c.no.. cff
4
´crroct t|o supp||oJ |´|4 |Sb c.b|o .s s|c.r |c rct uso |c.co c. .ttonpt tc |rso.t
t|o ccrroctc.s .t .r .rc|o ´crroct t|o c.no.. J|.oct|v tc t|o p.|rto.. Jc rct ccrroct
t|o c.b|o v|. . |Sb |ub c. kovbc..J
5
¯u.r t|o c.no.. cr / .o|ccno sc.oor .||| bo J|sp|.voJ. |c|
|c.oJ bv t|o ||ctb.|Jco p|.vb.ck J|sp|.v |.ccooJ tc “ |.|rt|rc
||ctu.os Oro .t . ¯|no” ( 1: c. “ |.|rt|rc Vu|t|p|o ||ctu.os” (
2:

|.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. |o|t c. .|c|t tc v|o. .JJ|t|cr.| p|ctcc..p|s. c. p.oss t|o but
tcr tc .ccn |r cr t|o cu..ort p|ctc ( 64: ¯c v|o. s|x p|ctcc..p|s .t . t|no. p.oss
t|o buttcr |so t|o nu|t| so|octc. tc ||c|||c|t p|ctcc..p|s. c. p.oss tc J|sp|.v
t|o ||c|||c|toJ p|ctcc..p| |u|| |..no
USB connector
71 Reference: Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer / Printing Photographs
Page Size, Border, and Time Stamp
´|ccso p.|rto. Jo|.u|t tc p.|rt .t cu..ort p.|rto. sott|rcs Or|v cpt|crs suppc.toJ bv t|o cu..ort
p.|rto. c.r bo so|octoJ
Printing Pictures One at a Time
¯c p.|rt t|o p|ctu.o cu..ort|v so|octoJ |r t|o ||ctb.|Jco p|.vb.ck
J|sp|.v. p.oss OK ¯|o noru s|c.r .t .|c|t .||| bo J|sp|.voJ |.oss
t|o nu|t| so|octc. up c. Jc.r tc ||c|||c|t .r cpt|cr .rJ p.oss tc
t|o .|c|t tc so|oct
Option Description
Start
Printing
|.|rt cu..ort p|ctu.o ¯c c.rco| .rJ .otu.r tc ||ctb.|Jco p|.vb.ck J|sp|.v bo|c.o p.|rt
|rc |s ccnp|oto. p.oss OK ||ctb.|Jco p|.vb.ck J|sp|.v |s s|c.r .|or p.|rt|rc |s ccn
p|oto
Page Size
Voru s|c.r .t .|c|t .||| bo J|sp|.voJ |.oss nu|t| so|oc
tc. up c. Jc.r tc c|ccso p.co s|.o |.cn Printer Default
(Jo|.u|t p.co s|.o |c. cu..ort p.|rto.:. 3.5 x 5 in.. 5 x 7 in..
100 x 150 mm. 4 x 6 in.. 8 x 10 in.. Letter. A3. c. A4.
t|or p.oss OK tc so|oct .rJ .otu.r tc p.|rt noru
No. of Copies
Voru s|c.r .t .|c|t .||| bo J|sp|.voJ |.oss nu|t| so|octc.
up c. Jc.r tc c|ccso runbo. c| ccp|os (n.x|nun 99:.
t|or p.oss OK tc so|oct .rJ .otu.r tc p.|rt noru
Border
Voru s|c.r .t .|c|t .||| bo J|sp|.voJ |.oss nu|t| so|oc
tc. up c. Jc.r tc c|ccso p.|rt stv|o |.cn Printer Default
(Jo|.u|t |c. cu..ort p.|rto.:. Print with Border (p.|rt
p|ctc .|t| .||to bc.Jo.:. c. No Border. t|or p.oss OK tc
so|oct .rJ .otu.r tc p.|rt noru
Time stamp
Voru s|c.r .t .|c|t .||| bo J|sp|.voJ |.oss nu|t| so|octc.
up c. Jc.r tc c|ccso Printer Default (Jo|.u|t |c. cu..ort
p.|rto.:. Print Time Stamp (p.|rt t|no .rJ J.to c| .occ.J
|rc cr p|ctc:. c. No Time Stamp. t|or p.oss OK tc so|oct
.rJ .otu.r tc p.|rt noru
Cropping
Voru s|c.r .t .|c|t .||| bo J|sp|.voJ ¯c ox|t .|t|cut
c.cpp|rc p|ctu.o. ||c|||c|t No cropping .rJ p.oss OK
¯c c.cp p|ctu.o. ||c|||c|t Crop .rJ p.oss nu|t| so|octc.
.|c|t
|| Crop |s so|octoJ. J|.|cc s|c.r .t .|c|t .||| bo J|sp|.voJ
|so .rJ buttcrs tc c|ccso s|.o c| c.cp .rJ uso
nu|t| so|octc. tc c|ccso pcs|t|cr c| c.cp |.oss OK tc .o
tu.r tc p.|rt noru
72 Reference: Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer / Printing Photographs
Printing Multiple Pictures
¯c p.|rt nu|t|p|o p|ctu.os c. c.o.to .r |rJox p.|rt ||st|rc .|| '||´
p|ctcc..p|s .s sn.|| t|unbr.|| |n.cos. p.oss t|o buttcr |r t|o
||ctb.|Jco p|.vb.ck J|sp|.v ¯|o noru s|c.r .t .|c|t .||| bo J|s
p|.voJ |.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. up c. Jc.r tc ||c|||c|t .r cpt|cr
.rJ p.oss tc t|o .|c|t tc so|oct
Option Description
Print Select |.|rt so|octoJ p|ctu.os (soo bo|c.:
Print (DPOF) |.|rt cu..ort ||O| p.|rt c.Jo. ( 3:
Index Print
´.o.to |rJox p.|rt c| .|| '||´ p|ctcs. tc n.x|nun c| 256
´crfi.n.t|cr J|.|cc s|c.r .t .|c|t .||| bo J|sp|.voJ. p.oss
OK tc J|sp|.v noru c| p.|rt cpt|crs ´|ccso p.co s|.o.
bc.Jo.. .rJ t|no st.np cpt|crs .s Josc.|boJ cr p.ocoJ
|rc p.co (...r|rc .||| bo J|sp|.voJ || so|octoJ p.co s|.o |s
tcc sn.||: ¯c st..t p.|rt|rc. ||c|||c|t Start Printing .rJ
p.oss OK ||ctb.|Jco noru .||| bo J|sp|.voJ .|or p.|rt|rc
|s ccnp|oto
Printing Selected Photographs
´|ccs|rc Print Select J|sp|.vs t|o noru s|c.r |r Stop 1
1

Scroll through pictures. To display current
picture full screen, press button.
2
Select current picture and set number of
prints to 1. Selected pictures marked by
icon.
3
Specify number of prints (up to 99). To deselect
picture, press multi selector down when num-
ber of prints is 1. Repeat Steps 1 – 3 to select
additional pictures.
4

Display print options. Choose page size, bor-
der, and time stamp options as described on
page 71. To start printing, highlight Start
Printing and press OK. PictBridge menu will be
displayed when printing is complete.
73 Reference: Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer / Printing Photographs
Creating a DPOF Print Order: Print Set
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t|o p|.vb.ck noru J|sp|.vs t|o noru s|c.r |r Stop 1
1
Highlight Select / Set.
2
Display selection dialog.
3
Select pictures and specify number of prints as described in Steps 2 – 3 on previous page.
Note that RAW (NEF) photos can not be selected for printing.
4

Display options. Highlight option and press
multi selector right:
• Data imprint: Print shutter speed and aperture
on all pictures in print order.
• Imprint date: Print date of recording on all pic-
tures in print order.
To complete print order and exit, highlight
Done and press OK.
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Print Set
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74 Menu Guide / Playback Options: The Playback Menu
Playback Options: The Playback Menu
Option Description
Delete |o|oto .|| c. so|octoJ p|ctcs 4
Playback folder ´|ccso |c|Jo. |c. p|.vb.ck 5
Rotate tall |ct.to “t.||” (pc.t..|tc.|ort.t|cr: p|ctcs Ju.|rc p|.vb.ck 5
Slide show
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5
Hide image ||Jo so|octoJ p|ctcs 8
Print set So|oct p|ctcs |c. p.|rt|rc 8
Delete
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Option Description
Selected |o|oto so|octoJ p|ctcc..p|s (soo bo|c.:
All |o|oto .|| p|ctcc..p|s
Selecting Multiple Pictures
¯c so|oct nu|t|p|o p|ctu.os |c. Jo|ot|cr. s||Jo s|c.s. c. t|o Hide image cpt|cr
1
Highlight picture. To view highlighted pic-
ture full frame, press button.
2
Select highlighted picture.
Selection shown by icon.
3
Repeat steps 1–2 to select additional pic-
tures. To deselect picture, highlight and
press multi selector down.
4
Complete operation.
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n.v J|ffo. || My menu |s so|octoJ |c. t|o CSM/Setup menu cpt|cr
|r t|o sotup noru. 101: Soo “|s|rc ´.no.. Vorus” ( 9: |c. nc.o
|r|c.n.t|cr cr us|rc t|o norus
Menu Guide
Playback Options: The Playback Menu
75 Menu Guide / Playback Options: The Playback Menu
Playback Folder
´|ccso . |c|Jo. |c. p|.vb.ck
Option Description
Current
(Jo|.u|t:
Or|v p|ctcs |r t|o |c|Jo. cu..ort|v so|octoJ |c. Folders |r t|o s|cct
|rc noru ..o J|sp|.voJ Ju.|rc p|.vb.ck ¯||s cpt|cr |s so|octoJ
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p|.vb.ck So|oct All tc boc|r p|.vb.ck
All ||.v b.ck p|ctcs |r .|| |c|Jo.s cr t|o nonc.v c..J
Rotate Tall
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ncr|tc. ||ctcc..p|s t.kor .|t| Off so|octoJ |c. Auto image rota-
tion ( 108: .||| bo J|sp|.voJ |r “.|Jo” (|.rJsc.po: c.|ort.t|cr
Slide Show
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¯|o .occnnorJoJ stops |rvc|voJ |r c.o.t|rc . s||Jo s|c. ..o s|c.r
bo|c.
1
Select photos
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|c.|rc cpt|crs .rJ p.oss OK tc so|oct t|o ||c|||c|toJ cpt|cr .rJ .otu.r tc t|o s||Jo
s|c. noru
•All pictures S||Jo s|c. .||| |rc|uJo .|| t|o p|ctcs |r t|o cu..ort p|.vb.ck |c|Jo. ( 5:
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c.r rct bo J|sp|.voJ bv t|o c.no.. c.r rct bo so|octoJ
76 Menu Guide / Playback Options: The Playback Menu
2
Choose a style
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p.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. .|c|t ||c|||c|t cro c| t|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs .rJ p.oss OK tc
so|oct t|o ||c|||c|toJ cpt|cr .rJ .otu.r tc t|o s||Jo s|c. noru
•Standard ||ctu.os ..o p|.voJ b.ck .t . so|octoJ |rto.v.|. .|t|cut b.ckc.curJ nus|c.
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.rJ p.rr|rc .rJ .ccn offocts |cto t|.t b.ckc.curJ nus|c .||| cr|v bo .uJ|b|o || t|o
c.no.. |s ccrroctoJ tc . to|ov|s|cr ( 66:
3
Choose a frame interval or playback pattern
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|rto.v.| c. p|.vb.ck p.tto.r .s Josc.|boJ bo|c.
“Standard” selected in Step 2
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interval .rJ p.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. .|c|t ||c|||c|t cro c| t|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs .rJ p.oss OK
tc so|oct t|o ||c|||c|toJ cpt|cr .rJ .otu.r tc t|o s||Jo s|c. noru
“Pictmotion” selected in Step 2
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Background music .rJ p.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. .|c|t ||c|||c|t cro c| t|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs
.rJ p.oss OK tc so|oct t|o ||c|||c|toJ cpt|cr .rJ .otu.r tc t|o s||Jo s|c. noru
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77 Menu Guide / Playback Options: The Playback Menu
4
Start the show
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To Use Description
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t|cr |s rct .v.||.b|o || Pictmotion |s so|octoJ |r Stop 2
\|o. p|ctc |r|c /
´|.rco t|o p|ctc |r|c J|sp|.voJ ¯||s cpt|cr |s rct .v.||.b|o ||
Pictmotion |s so|octoJ |r Stop 2
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noru
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.|or t|o buttcr |s p.ossoJ tc p.uso p|.vb.ck So|oct Restart
tc .ost..t t|o s|c. c. Exit tc .otu.r tc t|o p|.vb.ck noru
78 Menu Guide / Playback Options: The Playback Menu
Hide Image
||Jo c. .ovo.| so|octoJ p|ctcc..p|s ||JJor |n.cos ..o v|s|b|o cr|v
|r t|o Hide Image noru. .rJ c.r cr|v bo Jo|otoJ bv |c.n.tt|rc t|o
nonc.v c..J
Option Description
Select/set ||Jo c. .ovo.| so|octoJ p|ctcc..p|s ( 4:
Deselect all? |ovo.| .|| p|ctcc..p|s
File Attributes for Hidden Images
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Print Set
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p.|rto. c. ||O|ccnp.t|b|o Jov|co ( 3: ´|ccso Deselect all? tc
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Protected and Hidden Images
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t|o |n.co
79 Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu
Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu
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n.v J|ffo. || My menu |s so|octoJ |c. t|o CSM/Setup cpt|cr |r t|o
sotup noru. 101: Soo “|s|rc ´.no.. Vorus” ( 9: |c. nc.o |r|c.
n.t|cr cr us|rc t|o norus
Option Description
Optimize image
¯
Opt|n|.o |n.cos .ccc.J|rc tc scoro 9–81
Image quality

´|ccso |n.co ou.||tv 81
Image size

´|ccso |n.co s|.o 81
White balance
¯. †
/J|ust cc|c.s .ccc.J|rc tc t|o ||c|t scu.co 82
ISO sensitivity

|.|so sors|t|v|tv .|or ||c|t|rc |s pcc. 83
Long exp. NR |oJuco rc|so .t s|c. s|utto. spooJs 83
High ISO NR |oJuco rc|so .t ||c| |SO sors|t|v|t|os 83
Multiple exposure
¯. †
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¯ /v.||.b|o |r P. S. A. .rJ M ncJos cr|v
† |osot tc Jo|.u|ts .|or . t.cbuttcr .osot |s po.|c.noJ ( 44:
Optimize Image (P, S, A, and M Modes)
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usoJ c. t|o tvpo c| scoro
Option Description
N
Normal (Jo|.u|t: |occnnorJoJ |c. ncst s|tu.t|crs
SO
Softer
Sc|tors cut||ros. p.cJuc|rc r.tu..| .osu|ts su|t.b|o |c. pc.t..|ts c. .otcuc||rc
cr . ccnputo.
VI
Vivid
|r|.rcos s.tu..t|cr. ccrt..st. .rJ s|..pross tc p.cJuco v|v|J |n.cos .|t|
v|b..rt .oJs. c.oors. .rJ b|uos
VI
More vivid
V.x|n|.os s.tu..t|cr. ccrt..st. .rJ s|..pross tc p.cJuco c.|sp |n.cos .|t|
s|..p cut||ros
PO
Portrait
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t..|t sub|octs
Custom ´ustcn|.o |n.co cpt|n|..t|cr sott|rcs ( 80:
BW
Black-and-white ¯.ko p|ctcs |r b|.ck.rJ.||to ( 81:
At Settings Other than “Custom”
/t sott|rcs ct|o. t|.r Custom
• ||ctcc..p|s ..o cpt|n|.oJ |c. cu..ort s|cct|rc ccrJ|t|crs |osu|ts .||| v..v .|t| oxpcsu.o .rJ t|o
pcs|t|cr c| t|o sub|oct |r t|o |..no
• ¯|o s|´b cc|c. sp.co |s usoJ ¯c uso t|o /Jcbo |´b cc|c. sp.co. so|oct Custom .rJ c|ccso II
(Adobe RGB) |c. Color Mode
• |so . tvpo ´ c. | |ors |c. bost .osu|ts
Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu
80 Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu
Customizing Image Enhancement Options: Custom
So|oct Custom tc n.ko sop...to .J|ustnorts tc t|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs /|to. .J|ust|rc sot
t|rcs. ||c|||c|t Done .rJ p.oss
• Image sharpening ´|ccso |c. nuc| cut||ros ..o s|..poroJ Ju.|rc
s|cct|rc ´|ccso ||c| sott|rcs |c. s|..p cut||ros. |c. sott|rcs |c.
sc|to. cut||ros
Default setting /utc
“Auto”
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pcs|t|cr c| t|o sub|oct |r t|o |..no |so . tvpo ´ c. | |ors |c. bost .osu|ts
Color Mode
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• Hue adjustment |uo c.r bo .J|ustoJ bot.oor –9 ˚ tc |9 ˚ |r |rc.onorts
c| 3 ˚ (t|o Joc.oos .o|o. tc t|o “cc|c. .|oo|” c|tor usoJ tc oxp.oss |uo:
|cs|t|vo v.|uos n.ko .oJs nc.o c..rco. c.oors nc.o b|uo. .rJ b|uos
nc.o pu.p|o |oc.t|vo v.|uos n.ko .oJs nc.o pu.p|o. b|uos nc.o
c.oor. .rJ c.oors nc.o vo||c.
Default setting ±0
• Tone compensation ´crt.c| ccrt..st |c.o. sott|rcs p.ovort |css c|
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sott|rcs p.oso.vo Jot.|| |r n|stv |.rJsc.pos .rJ ct|o. |c.ccrt..st
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us|rc ´.no.. ´crt.c| |.c (.v.||.b|o sop...to|v. 123: Soo t|o ´.n
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|||. ..o .J.ptoJ tc t|o s|´b cc|c. sp.co .rJ ..o su|toJ |c. p.|rt|rc c.
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.rJ |||. |c. r.tu.o c. |.rJsc.po s|cts VcJo || |s .J.ptoJ tc t|o /Jcbo
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Default setting |. (s|b´:
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s.tu..toJ cc|c.s. Enhanced |c. nc.o v|v|J cc|c.s
Default setting /utc
81 Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu
Taking Pictures in Black-and-White: Black-and-White
So|oct|rc Black-and-white |c. Optimize image J|sp|.vs t|o noru
s|c.r .t .|c|t ´|ccso Normal tc t.ko st.rJ..J b|.ck.rJ.||to p|c
tu.os. c. Custom tc .J|ust s|..por|rc .rJ tcro ccnpors.t|cr bo|c.o
s|cct|rc .s Josc.|boJ |r cr p.co 80 Custom .|sc suppc.ts t|o |c||c.
|rc cc|c. fi|to. offocts
Filter efect Description
Of |c cc|c. fi|to. offoct
Yellow
|r|.rcos ccrt..st ´.r bo usoJ tc tcro Jc.r t|o b.|c|tross c| t|o skv |r |.rJ
sc.po p|ctcc..p|s O..rco p.cJucos nc.o ccrt..st t|.r vo||c.. .oJ nc.o ccrt..st
t|.r c..rco
Orange
Red
Green Sc|tors sk|r tcros ´.r bo usoJ |c. pc.t..|ts
b|.ck.rJ.||to |rJ|c.tc.s .ppo.. |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| .rJ v|o.firJo. .|or Black-and-
white |s so|octoJ |c. Optimize image ( 5–:
Image Quality (All Modes)
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Ou.||tv .rJ S|.o” ( 33:
Image Size (All Modes)
|n.co s|.o c.r bo so|octoJ |.cn Large. Medium. .rJ Small Soo “|o|
o.orco |n.co Ou.||tv .rJ S|.o” ( 33:
82 Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu
Copying White Balance from a Photograph
/ .||to b.|.rco v.|uo ccp|oJ |.cn .r ox|st|rc p|ctcc..p| c.r bo usoJ |c. p.osot .||to
b.|.rco So|oct White balance > White balance preset |r t|o s|cct|rc noru ¯|o noru
s|c.r |r Stop 1 .||| bo J|sp|.voJ
1

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*
2
Display current source photo.
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3

Highlight Select image.

4
Display folder list.
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5

Highlight folder.
6

Display images in selected folder.
7

Highlight photograph.

8

Set preset white balance to value for high-
lighted photograph and return to shooting
menu.
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|cto t|.t || . ro. v.|uo |s no.su.oJ |c. .||to b.|.rco. .||to b.|.rco .||| bo sot tc t|o no.
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White Balance (P, S, A, and M Modes)
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83 Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu
Option Description
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On
||ctcc..p|s t.kor .t s|utto. spooJs c| .bcut 8 s c. s|c.o.
..o p.ccossoJ tc .oJuco rc|so. s|c.|rc bu.st s|cct|rc .rJ
.oJuc|rc t|o runbo. c| |n.cos t|.t c.r bo stc.oJ |r t|o
nonc.v buffo. |u.|rc p.ccoss|rc. t|o J|sp|.vs s|c.r .t
.|c|t .ppo.. |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| .rJ v|o.firJo. |c |u.t|o.
p|ctcs c.r bo t.kor urt|| p.ccoss|rc |s ccnp|oto |c|so
.oJuct|cr .||| rct bo po.|c.noJ || t|o c.no.. |s tu.roJ cff
Ju.|rc p.ccoss|rc |cto t|.t || p|ctcs ..o p|.voJ b.ck Ju.
|rc p.ccoss|rc. t|o |n.co J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ncr|tc. n.v rct
s|c. t|o offocts c| rc|so .oJuct|cr
High ISO NR (All Modes)
||ctcc..p|s t.kor .t ||c| sors|t|v|t|os c.r bo p.ccossoJ tc .oJuco
“rc|so” ´|ccso |.cn t|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs
Option Description
Normal
(Jo|.u|t:
|c|so .oJuct|cr t.kos offoct .t sors|t|v|t|os cvo. |SO 400 ´|ccso
Low |c. |oss rc|so .oJuct|cr. High |c. nc.o rc|so .oJuct|cr Low
High
Of
|c|so .oJuct|cr tu.rs cff ur|oss sors|t|v|tv oxcooJs |SO 800 V|r
|n.| rc|so .oJuct|cr |s po.|c.noJ .t sors|t|v|t|os cvo. |SO 800
ISO Sensitivity (All Modes)
/J|ust |SO sors|t|v|tv Soo “|o|o.orco |SO Sors|t|v|tv” ( 43:
Long Exp. NR (All Modes)
||ctcc..p|s t.kor .t s|utto. spooJs c| 8 s c. s|c.o. c.r bo p.ccossoJ
tc .oJuco “rc|so” |r t|o |c.n c| ..rJcn|vsp.coJ. b.|c|t|vcc|c.oJ p|x
o|s ´|ccso |.cn t|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs
84 Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu
Multiple Exposure (P, S, A, and M Modes)
|c||c. t|o stops bo|c. tc .occ.J . so.|os c| t.c c. t|.oo oxpcsu.os |r
. s|rc|o p|ctcc..p| |cto t|.t .t Jo|.u|t sott|rcs. s|cct|rc .||| orJ
.utcn.t|c.||v || rc cpo..t|crs ..o po.|c.noJ |c. 30 s |c. .r |rto.v.|
bot.oor oxpcsu.os c| nc.o t|.r 30 s. c|ccso 30 min |c. ´ustcn Sot
t|rc 28 (Auto meter-off. 99: c. uso .r cpt|cr.| ||5 /´ .J.pto.
1
So|oct|rc Multiple exposure |r t|o s|cct|rc noru J|sp|.vs t|o
noru s|c.r .t .|c|t ||c|||c|t Number of shots .rJ p.oss t|o
nu|t| so|octc. .|c|t
2
|.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. up c. Jc.r tc c|ccso t|o runbo. c| ox
pcsu.os t|.t .||| bo ccnb|roJ tc |c.n . s|rc|o p|ctcc..p| |.oss
OK tc .otu.r tc t|o nu|t|p|o oxpcsu.o noru
3
||c|||c|t Auto gain .rJ p.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. tc t|o .|c|t
4
||c|||c|t cro c| t|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs .rJ p.oss OK
Option Description
On
(Jo|.u|t:
´.|r .J|ustoJ tc cc..oct oxpcsu.o .ccc.J|rc tc t|o run
bo. c| oxpcsu.os .occ.JoJ (c.|r |c. o.c| oxpcsu.o |s sot
tc '/. |c. t.c oxpcsu.os. '/· |c. t|.oo oxpcsu.os:
Of
´.|r rct .J|ustoJ tc cc..oct oxpcsu.o |occnnorJoJ ||
b.ckc.curJ |s J..k
Exchanging Memory Cards
|c rct .oncvo c. .op|.co t|o nonc.v c..J .|||o .occ.J|rc . nu|t|p|o oxpcsu.o
Photo Info
¯|o J.to c| .occ.J|rc. noto.|rc. oxpcsu.o. ncJo. |cc.| |orct|. c.no.. c.|ort.t|cr. .rJ ct|o. |r|c.n.
t|cr ||stoJ |r t|o p|.vb.ck p|ctc |r|c.n.t|cr J|sp|.v |s |c. t|o fi.st s|ct |r t|o nu|t|p|o oxpcsu.o
85 Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu
5
||c|||c|t Done .rJ p.oss OK
/ |ccr .||| bo J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| ¯c ox|t .|t|cut .o
cc.J|rc . nu|t|p|o oxpcsu.o. so|oct Multiple exposure |.cn t|o
s|cct|rc noru. ||c|||c|t Reset. .rJ p.oss OK
6
|..no . p|ctcc..p|. |ccus. .rJ s|cct ¯|o |ccr .||| st..t tc
b||rk
Cancelling a Multiple Exposure
¯c orJ s|cct|rc bo|c.o t|o nu|t|p|o oxpcsu.o |s ccnp|oto. so|oct Mul-
tiple exposure |.cn t|o s|cct|rc noru. ||c|||c|t Cancel. .rJ p.oss
OK S|cct|rc .||| .|sc orJ ||
• ¯|o oxpcsu.o noto.s tu.r cff Ju.|rc s|cct|rc ( 18:
• ¯|o uso. po.|c.ns . t.cbuttcr .osot
• ¯|o c.no.. |s tu.roJ cff
• ¯|o b.tto.v |s ox|.ustoJ
• ¯|o nu|t|p|o oxpcsu.o |s Jo|otoJ
• / ncJo ct|o. t|.r P. S. A. c. M |s so|octoJ
|| s|cct|rc orJs bo|c.o t|o spoc|fioJ runbo. c| oxpcsu.os |.vo boor t.kor. . nu|t|p|o oxpc
su.o .||| bo c.o.toJ |.cn t|o oxpcsu.os t|.t |.vo boor .occ.JoJ tc t|.t pc|rt || Auto gain |s
cr. c.|r .||| bo .J|ustoJ tc .ofloct t|o runbo. c| oxpcsu.os .ctu.||v .occ.JoJ
7
¯.ko t|o .on.|r|rc oxpcsu.os ¯|o |ccr .||| J|s.ppo.. |.cn t|o
ccrt.c| p.ro| .|or s|cct|rc |s ccnp|oto |opo.t stops 1 – tc
t.ko .JJ|t|cr.| nu| t|p|o oxpcsu.os
Bracketing and Other Settings
b..ckot|rc |s c.rco||oJ .|or nu|t|p|o oxpcsu.o |s so|octoJ .rJ c.r rct bo .ostc.oJ urt|| s|cct|rc |.s
orJoJ \|||o nu|t|p|o oxpcsu.o ncJo |s |r offoct. nonc.v c..Js c.r rct bo |c.n.ttoJ .rJ rc s|cct
|rc noru cpt|crs c.r bo c|.rcoJ. .|t| t|o oxcopt|crs c| Multiple exposure .rJ White balance.
86 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
Custom Settings
1: Beep (All Modes)
/t t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc c| On. . boop .||| scurJ .|or t|o c.no.. |c
cusos |r s|rc|oso.vc /| (AF-S c. .|or s|cct|rc st.t|cr..v sub|octs |r
AF-A .utc|ccus ncJo:. .|||o t|o .o|o.so t|no. |s ccurt|rc Jc.r |r so||
t|no. .rJ Jo|.voJ .oncto ncJos ( 3. 38:. c. .|or . p|ctcc..p| |s
t.kor |r ou|ck.ospcrso .oncto ncJo ( 38: ¯|o boop .||| rct scurJ
.|or Off |s so|octoJ ¯|o cu..ort sott|rc |s s|c.r |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro|
|s J|sp|.voJ .|or t|o boop |s cr. .|or |t |s cff ( 5:
´ustcn Sott|rcs ..o usoJ tc custcn|.o c.no.. sott|rcs tc su|t |rJ|v|J
u.| p.o|o.orcos ¯|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs ..o .v.||.b|o .|or Simple (t|o
Jo|.u|t cpt|cr: |s so|octoJ |c. CSM/Setup menu |r t|o sotup noru
( 101:
Option
R Reset 86
1 Beep 86
2 AF-area mode 8
3 Center AF area 8
4 AF-assist 8
5 No memory card? 88
Option
6 Image review 88
7 ISO auto 88
8 Grid display 89
9 Viewfnder warning 89
10 EV step 89
¯c J|sp|.v t|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs. so|oct Full |c. CSM/Setup menu
Option
11 Exposure comp. 89
12 Center-weighted 90
13 Auto BKT set 90–91
14 Auto BKT order 91
15 Command dials 91
16 FUNC button 92–93
17 Illumination 93
18 AE-L/AF-L 94
19 AE lock 94
20 Focus area 94
21 AF area illumination 95
Option
22 Built-in fash 95–9
23 Flash warning 98
24 Flash shutter speed 98
25 Auto FP 98
26 Modeling fash 98
27 Monitor-of 98
28 Auto meter-of 99
29 Self-timer 99
30 Remote on duration 99
31 Exp. delay mode 99
32 MB-D80 batteries 100
R: Reset
So|oct Reset tc .ostc.o .|| ´ustcn Sott|rcs tc t|o|. Jo|.u|t v.|uos. |r
c|uJ|rc sott|rcs rct .ffoctoJ bv . t.cbuttcr .osot ( 44: Soo t|o
/pporJ|x ( 134: |c. . ccnp|oto ||st c| Jo|.u|t sott|rcs
Custom Settings
87 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
2: AF-Area Mode (All Modes)
¯||s cpt|cr Joto.n|ros |c. t|o |ccus ..o. |s so|octoJ |r .utc|ccus
ncJo ( 28: ´|ccso |.cn
Option Description
Single area
|so. so|octs |ccus ..o. us|rc nu|t| so|octc.. c.no.. |ccusos cr sub|oct |r so|octoJ
|ccus ..o. cr|v |so .|t| st.t|cr..v sub|octs |o|.u|t sott|rc |c. P. S. A. M. .rJ
ncJos
Dynamic area
|so. so|octs |ccus ..o. n.ru.||v. but || sub|oct |o.vos so|octoJ |ccus ..o. ovor b.|o|
|v. c.no.. .||| |ccus b.soJ cr |r|c.n.t|cr |.cn ct|o. |ccus ..o.s |so .|t| o...t|
c.||v ncv|rc sub|octs |o|.u|t sott|rc |c. ncJo
Auto-area AF ´.no.. so|octs |ccus ..o. .utcn.t|c.||v |o|.u|t |c.
. . . .
.rJ ncJos
¯|o cu..ort sott|rc |s s|c.r bv .r |ccr |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| ( 5:
3: Center AF Area (All Modes)
¯||s cpt|cr Joto.n|ros t|o s|.o c| t|o corto. |ccus ..o.
Option Description Viewfnder display
Normal zone
(Jo|.u|t:
|ccus cr . spoc|fic sub|oct |r . sn.|| ..o.
.|t|cut ct|o. ro..bv cb|octs |rto.|o.|rc .|t|
|ccus
Wide zone
|ccus cr ncv|rc sub|octs .rJ ct|o. cb|octs
t|.t ..o J|ffi cu|t tc t..ck |ct .v.||.b|o .|or
Auto-area AF |s so|octoJ |c. ´ustcn Sott|rc 2
(AF-area mode:
Soo “|ccus” |c. nc.o |r|c.n.t|cr cr |ccus sott|rcs ( 28:
4: AF-Assist (All Modes Except

,

, and )
|| On (t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc: |s so|octoJ .rJ t|o sub|oct |s pcc.|v ||t. t|o
/|.ss|st |||un|r.tc. .||| ||c|t tc .ss|st t|o |ccus cpo..t|cr |r s|rc|oso.
vc /| (AF-S c. s|rc|oso.vc /| so|octoJ |r AF-A .utc|ccus ncJo: .|or
Single area c. Auto-area AF |s so|octoJ |c. ´ustcn Sott|rc 2 (AF-
area mode: c. .|or ´ustcn Sott|rc 2 |s sot tc Dynamic area .rJ
t|o corto. |ccus ..o. |s so|octoJ ´|ccso Off tc J|s.b|o t|o /|.ss|st
|||un|r.tc. |cto t|.t .|or t|o |||un|r.tc. |s cff. t|o c.no.. n.v rct
bo .b|o tc |ccus cr pcc.|v||t sub|octs us|rc .utc|ccus
88 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
5: No Memory Card? (All Modes)
|| Release locked (t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc: |s so|octoJ. t|o s|utto..o|o.so
|s J|s.b|oJ .|or rc nonc.v c..J |s |rso.toJ ´|ccso Enable release
tc or.b|o t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr .|or rc nonc.v c..J |s |rso.toJ
||ctcc..p|s .||| bo J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ncr|tc. but .||| rct bo s.voJ
6: Image Review (All Modes)
|| On (t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc: |s so|octoJ. p|ctcc..p|s .||| .utcn.t|c.||v
bo J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ncr|tc. |c. .bcut |c. soccrJs .|to. s|cct|rc || Off
|s so|octoJ. p|ctcc..p|s c.r bo J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ncr|tc. bv p.oss|rc
t|o buttcr
7: ISO Auto (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
|| Off (t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc: |s so|octoJ. |SO sors|t|v|tv .||| .on.|r fixoJ .t
t|o v.|uo so|octoJ .|t| t|o ISO buttcr ( 43: c. us|rc t|o ISO sensitiv-
ity cpt|cr |r t|o s|cct|rc noru ( 83:
|| On |s so|octoJ. |SO sors|t|v|tv .||| .utcn.t|c.||v bo .J|ustoJ || cpt|n.| oxpcsu.o c.r rct bo
.c||ovoJ .t t|o so|octoJ v.|uo (fl.s| |ovo| |s .J|ustoJ .pp.cp.|.to|v: ¯|o n.x|nun v.|uo |c.
.utc |SO sors|t|v|tv c.r bo so|octoJ us|rc t|o Max. sensitivity cpt|cr |r ncJos P .rJ A.
sors|t|v|tv .||| cr|v bo .J|ustoJ || urJo.oxpcsu.o .cu|J .osu|t .t t|o s|utto. spooJ so|octoJ
|c. Min. shutter speed
\|or On |s so|octoJ. t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| .rJ v|o.firJo. s|c. ISO-AUTO
\|or sors|t|v|tv |s .|to.oJ |.cn t|o v.|uo so|octoJ bv t|o uso.. t|oso
|rJ|c.tc.s b||rk .rJ t|o .|to.oJ v.|uo |s s|c.r |r t|o v|o.firJo. (t|o
|rJ|c.tc.s Jc rct b||rk || . fl.s| |s usoJ
ISO Auto
/utc |SO ccrt.c| |s rct .v.||.b|o .|or . v.|uo cvo. |SO 1600 |s so|octoJ |c. |SO sors|t|v|tv |SO sor
s|t|v|tv c.r rct bo sot tc v.|uos cvo. 1600 .|or On |s so|octoJ |c. ISO auto |c.oc.curJ sub|octs
n.v bo urJo.oxpcsoJ |r p|ctcs t.kor .|t| t|o fl.s| .t s|c. s|utto. spooJs. |r J.v||c|t. c. .c.|rst .
b.|c|t b.ckc.curJ ´|ccso . fl.s| ncJo ct|o. t|.r s|c. svrc c. so|oct ncJo A c. M .rJ c|ccso .
|..co. .po.tu.o
|c|so |s nc.o ||ko|v .t ||c|o. sors|t|v|t|os |so t|o High ISO NR cpt|cr |r t|o s|cct|rc noru tc
.oJuco rc|so ( 83:
89 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
11: Exposure Comp. (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
|| Off (t|o Jo|.u|t cpt|cr: |s so|octoJ. oxpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr |s sot bv
p.oss|rc t|o buttcr .rJ .ct.t|rc t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| ( 54:
So|oct On tc sot oxpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr us|rc cr|v . ccnn.rJ J|.|
¯|o J|.| usoJ JoporJs cr t|o cpt|cr so|octoJ |c. ´ustcn Sott|rc 15
(Command dials. 91:
Custom Setting 15 (Command dials): Of Custom Setting 15 (Command dials): On
M
o
d
e
P Subccnn.rJ J|.| Subccnn.rJ J|.|
S Subccnn.rJ J|.| V.|r ccnn.rJ J|.|
A V.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| Subccnn.rJ J|.|
M |xpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr sot bv p.oss|rc buttcr .rJ .ct.t|rc n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.|
|| On |s so|octoJ. t|o 0 .t t|o corto. c| t|o oxpcsu.o J|sp|.v .||| b||rk ovor .|or oxpcsu.o
ccnpors.t|cr |s sot tc ±0 ¯||s cpt|cr |s rct .v.||.b|o |r ncJo M
8: Grid Display (All Modes)
So|oct On tc J|sp|.v c.|J ||ros |r t|o v|o.firJo. tc .ss|st |r |..n|rc p|c
tcc..p|s ( 6: ¯|o Jo|.u|t cpt|cr |s Off
9: Viewfinder Warning (All Modes)
So|oct On (t|o Jo|.u|t cpt|cr: tc J|sp|.v t|o |c||c.|rc ...r|rcs |r t|o
v|o.firJo. ( 6:
Warning Description
B/W
||sp|.voJ .|or Black-and-white |s so|octoJ |c. Optimize im-
age |r t|o s|cct|rc noru ( 81:
||sp|.voJ .|or t|o b.tto.v |s |c.
||sp|.voJ .|or rc nonc.v c..J |s |rso.toJ
|c ...r|rcs ..o J|sp|.voJ .|or Off |s so|octoJ
10: EV Step (All Modes)
´|ccso .|ot|o. .J|ustnorts tc s|utto. spooJ. .po.tu.o. .rJ b..ckot
|rc ..o n.Jo |r |rc.onorts oou|v.|ort tc '/· |\ (1/3 step. t|o Jo|.u|t
cpt|cr: c. '/. |\ (1/2 step:
90 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
12: Center-Weighted (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
¯||s cpt|cr ccrt.c|s t|o s|.o c| t|o ..o. |r t|o corto. c| t|o v|o.firJo.
.ss|croJ t|o c.o.tost .o|c|t |r corto..o|c|toJ noto.|rc ¯|o Jo|.u|t
cpt|cr |s Φ 8 mm
13: Auto BKT Set (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
¯|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs ..o .v.||.b|o
Option Description
AE & fash
(Jo|.u|t:
´.no.. v..|os fl.s| |ovo| .rJ oxpcsu.o .|t| o.c| s|ct
AE only ´.no.. v..|os oxpcsu.o .|t| o.c| s|ct
Flash only
´.no.. v..|os fl.s| |ovo| .|t| o.c| s|ct (|¯¯| .rJ. .|t| t|o cp
t|cr.| Sb800 SpooJ||c|t. .utc .po.tu.o ncJos cr|v. 119. 120:
WB bracketing
|.c| t|no t|o s|utto. |s .o|o.soJ. t|o c.no.. c.o.tos nu|t|p|o |n.cos “b..ckot|rc” t|o
cu..ort .||to b.|.rco sott|rc Or|v cro s|ct |s .oou|.oJ tc ccnp|oto t|o b..ckot|rc so
ouorco \||to b.|.rco b..ckot|rc |s .occnnorJoJ .|or s|cct|rc urJo. n|xoJ ||c|t
|rc c. oxpo.|nort|rc .|t| J|ffo.ort .||to b.|.rco sott|rcs |ct .v.||.b|o .t . .||to
b.|.rco c| (Choose color temp.: c. .t |n.co ou.||t|os c| NEF (RAW), NEF+JPEG
Fine. NEF+JPEG Normal. c. NEF+JPEG Basic
|c. |r|c.n.t|cr cr .occ.J|rc p|ctcc..p|s .t sott|rcs c| AE & flash. AE only. .rJ Flash
only. soo “b..ckot|rc” ( 56: ¯c t.ko p|ctcc..p|s us|rc .||to b.|.rco b..ckot|rc
1
||c|||c|t WB bracketing .rJ p.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. .|c|t
2
|.oss t|o buttcr .rJ .ct.to t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| tc c|ccso t|o runbo. c| |n.cos
|r t|o b..ckot|rc soouorco
3
|.oss t|o buttcr .rJ .ct.to t|o subccnn.rJ J|.| tc c|ccso t|o .||to b.|.rco .J
|ustnort |.c| |rc.onort |s .cuc||v oou|v.|ort tc 10 n|.oJ
91 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
4
´cnpcso . p|ctcc..p|. |ccus. .rJ s|cct |.c| s|ct .||| bo p.c
cossoJ tc c.o.to t|o runbo. c| ccp|os spoc|fioJ |r t|o b..ckot|rc
p.cc..n. .rJ o.c| ccpv .||| |.vo . J|ffo.ort .||to b.|.rco VcJ|
fic.t|crs tc .||to b.|.rco ..o .JJoJ tc t|o .||to b.|.rco .J|ust
nort n.Jo .|t| .||to b.|.rco firotur|rc
|| t|o runbo. c| |n.cos |r t|o b..ckot|rc p.cc..n oxcooJs t|o runbo. c| oxpcsu.os
.on.|r|rc. ( : .||| bo J|sp|.voJ .rJ t|o runbo. c| oxpcsu.os .on.|r|rc .|||
b||rk S|cct|rc c.r boc|r || . ro. nonc.v c..J |s |rso.toJ
¯c c.rco| b..ckot|rc. p.oss t|o buttcr .rJ .ct.to t|o n.|r ccn
n.rJ J|.| urt|| t|o runbo. c| s|cts |r t|o b..ckot|rc soouorco |s .o.c
.rJ |s rc |crco. J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| ¯|o p.cc..n
|.st |r offoct .||| bo .ostc.oJ t|o roxt t|no b..ckot|rc |s .ct|v.toJ
b..ckot|rc c.r .|sc bo c.rco||oJ bv po.|c.n|rc . t.cbuttcr .osot (
44:. .|t|cuc| |r t||s c.so t|o b..ckot|rc p.cc..n .||| rct bo .ostc.oJ
t|o roxt t|no b..ckot|rc |s .ct|v.toJ
White Balance Bracketing
So|oct|rc NEF (RAW). NEF+JPEG Fine. NEF+JPEG Normal. c. NEF+JPEG Basic |c. |n.co ou.||tv
( 34: c. (Choose color temp.: |c. .||to b.|.rco ( 58: c.rco|s .||to b.|.rco b..ckot|rc
Bracketing Programs
Soo t|o /pporJ|x |c. . ||st c| .||to b.|.rco b..ckot|rc p.cc..ns
14: Auto BKT Order (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
´|ccso t|o c.Jo. |r .||c| b..ckot|rc |s po.|c.noJ
Option Description
Default order
(Jo|.u|t:
|rncJ|fioJ > roc.t|vo > pcs|t|vo ( 56:
Under > MTR > over |oc.t|vo > urncJ|fioJ > pcs|t|vo ( 56. 140:
15: Command Dials (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
´|ccso t|o ccnn.rJ J|.|s usoJ tc sot s|utto. spooJ .rJ .po.tu.o
Option Description
Default (Jo|.u|t:
¯|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| ccrt.c|s s|utto. spooJ. t|o sub
ccnn.rJ J|.| .po.tu.o
Reversed
¯|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| ccrt.c|s .po.tu.o. t|o subccn
n.rJ J|.| s|utto. spooJ
92 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
16: FUNC Button (All Modes)
´|ccso t|o |urct|cr po.|c.noJ bv t|o |||´ buttcr
Option Description
ISO display
(Jo|.u|t:
¯|o ncJ|fioJ v.|uo |c. |SO sors|t|v|tv |s J|sp|.voJ .|||o t|o |||´ buttcr |s p.ossoJ
Framing grid
|.oss t|o |||´ buttcr .rJ .ct.to t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| tc tu.r t|o c.|J J|sp|.v |r
t|o v|o.firJo. cr .rJ cff ( 89:
AF-area mode
|.oss t|o |||´ buttcr .rJ .ct.to t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| tc so|oct /| ..o. ncJo
( 8:
Center AF area
|.oss t|o |||´ buttcr .rJ .ct.to t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| tc c|ccso bot.oor rc.
n.| .rJ .|Jo corto. /| ..o.s ( 8:
FV lock
|| t|o bu||t|r fl.s| c. .r cpt|cr.| Sb800. Sb600. c. Sb|200 fl.s| ur|t |s usoJ. fl.s|
v.|uo |ccks .|or t|o |||´ buttcr |s p.ossoJ ( 93: |.oss .c.|r tc c.rco| |\ |cck
Flash of bu||t|r fl.s| .rJ cpt|cr.| SpooJ||c|ts tu.r cff .|||o t|o |||´ buttcr |s p.ossoJ
Matrix metering
V.t.|x noto.|rc |s .ct|v.toJ .|||o t|o |||´ buttcr |s p.ossoJ (P. S. A. .rJ M ncJos
cr|v:
Center-weighted
´orto..o|c|toJ noto.|rc |s .ct|v.toJ .|||o t|o |||´ buttcr |s p.ossoJ (P. S. A. .rJ
M ncJos cr|v:
Spot metering
Spct noto.|rc |s .ct|v.toJ .|||o t|o |||´ buttcr |s p.ossoJ (P. S. A. .rJ M ncJos
cr|v:
FV Lock
¯||s |o.tu.o |s usoJ tc |cck fl.s| cutput. p.ovort|rc t|o fl.s| |ovo| |.cn c|.rc|rc bot.oor
s|cts c. .|||o .occnpcs|rc p|ctcc..p|s ||.s| cutput |s .J|ustoJ .utcn.t|c.||v |c. .rv
c|.rcos |r |SO sors|t|v|tv c. .po. tu.o
FV Lock
bct| t|o |||´ .rJ t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr c.r bo usoJ |c. |\ |cck |\ |cck us|rc t|o |||´ buttcr |s Jo
sc.|boJ bo|c.. tc uso t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr. c|ccso FV lock |c. ´ustcn Sott|rc 18 (AE-L/AF-L. 94:
1
So|oct FV lock |c. ´us tcn Sott|rc 16 (FUNC button:
2
|.|so t|o fl.s| |r . . . .rJ ncJos. t|o fl.s| .||| pcp up .u
tcn.t|c.||v .s .oou|.oJ .|or t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |s p.ossoJ
|.||..v |r P. S. A. .rJ M ncJos. p.oss t|o buttcr tc ..|so t|o
fl.s|
93 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
3
|cs|t|cr t|o sub|oct |r t|o corto. c| t|o |..no .rJ p.oss t|o s|ut
to..o|o.so buttcr |.||..v tc |ccus ´|ock t|.t t|o fl.s|.o.Jv |r
J|c.tc. ( : |s J|sp|.voJ |r t|o v|o.firJo.
4
|.oss t|o |||´ buttcr ¯|o fl.s| .||| on|t . ncr|tc. p.ofl.s| tc
Joto.n|ro t|o .pp.cp.|.to fl.s| |ovo| ||.s| cutput .||| bo |cckoJ
.t t||s |ov o| .rJ . fl.s|v.|uo |cck |ccr .||| .ppo.. |r t|o v|o.
firJo.
5
|occnpcso t|o p|ctcc..p|
6
|.oss t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr t|o .ost c| t|o ..v Jc.r tc s|cct
|| Jos|.oJ. .JJ|t|cr.| p|c tu.os c.r bo t.kor .|t|cut .o|o.s|rc |\
|cck
7
|.oss t|o |||´ buttcr tc .o|o.so |\ |cck .rJ ccrfi.n t|.t t|o
|ccr |s rc |crco. J|sp|.voJ |r v|o.firJo.
17: Illumination (All Modes)
|| Off (t|o Jo|.u|t cpt|cr: |s so|octoJ. t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| b.ck||c|t (|´|
|||un|r.tc.: .||| tu.r cr cr|v .|or t|o pc.o. s.|tc| |s .ct.toJ tc ||
On |s so|octoJ. t|o b.ck||c|t .||| .on.|r cr .|||o t|o oxpcsu.o noto.s
..o .ct|vo (rcto t|.t t||s .||| |rc.o.so t|o J..|r cr t|o b.tto.v:
Using FV Lock with Optional Speedlights
|\ |cck |s .|sc .v.||.b|o .|t| Sb800. Sb600. .rJ Sb|200 SpooJ||c|ts (.v.||.b|o sop. ..to|v: Sot t|o
SpooJ||c|t tc ¯¯| ncJo (t|o Sb800 c.r .|sc bo usoJ |r // .rJ / ncJos. soo t|o SpooJ||c|t n.ru.|
|c. Jot.||s: \|||o |\ |cck |s |r offoct. fl.s| cutput .||| .utcn.t| c.||v bo .J|ustoJ |c. c|.rcos |r SpooJ
||c|t .ccn |o.J pcs|t|cr
\|or Commander mode |s so|octoJ |c. ´ustcn Sott|rc 22 (Built-in flash. 96:. |\ |cck c.r bo
usoJ .|t| .oncto Sb800. Sb600. c. Sb|200 fl.s| ur|ts || (.: .rv c| t|o bu||t|r fl.s|. fl.s| c.cup /. c.
fl.s| c.cup b |s |r ¯¯| ncJo. c. (b: . fl.s| c.cup |s ccn pcsoJ ort|.o|v c| Sb800 SpooJ||c|ts |r ¯¯| c.
// ncJo
Using FV Lock with the Built-in Flash
\|or t|o bu||t|r fl.s| |s usoJ .|cro. |\ |cck |s cr|v .v.||.b|o || TTL (t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc: |s so|octoJ |c.
´ustcn Sott|rc 22 (Built-in flash. 95:
94 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
Option Description
AE/AF lock
(Jo|.u|t:
bct| |ccus .rJ oxpcsu.o |cck .|||o t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr |s p.ossoJ
AE lock only |xpcsu.o |ccks .|||o t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr |s p.ossoJ |ccus |s ur.ffoctoJ
AF lock |ccus |ccks .|||o t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr |s p.ossoJ |xpcsu.o |s ur.ffoctoJ
AE lock hold
|xpcsu.o |ccks .|or t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr |s p.ossoJ .rJ .on.|rs |cckoJ urt|| t|o
buttcr |s p.ossoJ .c.|r c. t|o oxpcsu.o noto.s tu.r cff
AF-ON
¯|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr |r|t|.tos .utc|ccus ¯|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr c.r rct bo usoJ
tc |ccus
FV lock
|| t|o bu||t|r fl.s| c. .r cpt|cr.| Sb800. Sb600. c. Sb|200 fl.s| ur|t |s usoJ. fl.s|
v.|uo |ccks .|or t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr |s p.ossoJ ( 92: |.oss .c.|r tc c.rco| |\
|cck
Focus area
selection
|.oss t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr .rJ .ct.to t|o subccnn.rJ J|.| tc so|oct t|o |ccus ..o.
( 30:
AE-L/AF-L/AF area
|.oss t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr tc |cck |ccus .rJ oxpcsu.o. p.oss .rJ .ct.to t|o subccn
n.rJ J|.| tc so|oct t|o |ccus ..o.
AE-L/AF area
|.oss t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr tc |cck oxpcsu.o. p.oss .rJ .ct.to t|o subccnn.rJ J|.|
tc so|oct t|o |ccus ..o.
AF-L/AF area
|.oss t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr tc |cck |ccus. p.oss .rJ .ct.to t|o subccnn.rJ J|.| tc
so|oct t|o |ccus ..o.
AF-ON/AF area
|.oss t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr tc |r|t|.to .utc|ccus. p.oss .rJ .ct.to t|o subccnn.rJ
J|.| tc so|oct t|o |ccus ..o.
19: AE Lock (All Modes)
|| Off (t|o Jo|.u|t cpt|cr: |s so|octoJ. p.oss|rc t|o s|utto..o|o.so but
tcr |.||..v Jcos rct |cck oxpcsu.o || On |s so|octoJ. oxpcsu.o .||| |cck
.|or t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |s p.ossoJ |.||..v
18: AE-L/AF-L (All Modes)
´|ccso t|o |urct|cr po.|c.noJ bv t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr
20: Focus Area (All Modes)
/t t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc c| No wrap. t|o |ccus..o. J|sp|.v |s bcurJoJ bv
t|o cuto. |ccus ..o.s sc t|.t. |c. ox.np|o. p.oss|rc t|o nu|t| so|octc.
up .|or t|o |ccus ..o. |s so|octoJ |.s rc offoct So|oct Wrap tc .||c.
|ccus..o. so|oct|cr tc “...p ..curJ” |.cn tcp tc bcttcn. bcttcn tc
tcp. .|c|t tc |o|t. .rJ |o|t tc .|c|t
95 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
Repeating fash ¯|o fl.s| fi.os .opo.toJ|v .|||o t|o s|utto. |s cpor. p.c
Juc|rc . st.cbo||c|t offoct So|oct|rc t||s cpt|cr J|sp|.vs t|o noru
s|c.r .t .|c|t |.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. |o|t c. .|c|t tc ||c|||c|t t|o
|c||c.|rc cpt|crs. up c. Jc.r tc c|.rco
Option Description
Output ´|ccso fl.s| cutput (oxp.ossoJ .s . |..ct|cr c| |u|| pc.o.:
Times
´|ccso t|o runbo. c| t|nos t|o fl.s| fi.os .t t|o so|octoJ cutput
¯|o cpt|crs .v.||.b|o JoporJ cr t|o cpt|cr so|octoJ |c. Output
Freq. ¯|o runbo. c| t|nos t|o fl.s| fi.os po. soccrJ
21: AF Area Illumination (All Modes)
/t t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc c| Auto. t|o .ct|vo |ccus ..o. |s ||c|||c|toJ |r
t|o v|o.firJo. .s rooJ tc ost.b||s| ccrt..st .|t| t|o b.ckc.curJ ||
Off |s so|octoJ. t|o |ccus ..o. |s rct ||c|||c|toJ || On |s so|octoJ. t|o
|ccus ..o. .||| .|..vs bo ||c|||c|toJ. .|t|cuc| |t n.v bo J|ffi cu|t tc soo
.c.|rst t|o b.ckc.curJ
22: Built-in Flash (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
´|ccso . fl.s| ccrt.c| ncJo |c. t|o bu||t|r fl.s|
TTL (Jo|.u|t: ||.s| cutput |s .J|ustoJ .utcn.t|c.||v |r .ospcrso tc
s|cct|rc ccrJ|t|crs
“Times”
¯|o runbo. c| t|nos t|o fl.s| c.r fi.o |r succoss|cr |s Joto.n|roJ bv fl.s| cutput |cto t|.t JoporJ
|rc cr s|utto. spooJ .rJ t|o cpt|cr so|octoJ |c. Freq.. t|o .ctu.| runbo. c| fl.s|os on|ttoJ n.v bo
|oss t|.r so|octoJ
Options available for “Times”
O
u
t
p
u
t
1/4 2
1/8 2–5
1/16 2–10
1/32 2–10. 15
1/64 2–10. 15. 20. 25
1/128 2–10. 15. 20. 25. 30. 35
Manual ¯|o fl.s| fi.os .t t|o |ovo| so|octoJ |r t|o noru s|c.r .t .|c|t
/t |u|| pc.o.. t|o bu||t|r fl.s| |.s . ´u|Jo |unbo. c| 13/42 (n/|t. |SO
100. 20 ˚´/68 ˚|: |c ncr|tc. p.ofl.s| |s on|ttoJ
96 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
Commander mode |so t|o bu||t|r fl.s| .s . n.sto. fl.s| ccrt.c|||rc cro
c. nc.o .oncto cpt|cr.| Sb800. Sb600. c. Sb|200 fl.s| ur|ts |r up tc
t.c c.cups (/ .rJ b: us|rc .Jv.rcoJ .|.o|oss ||c|t|rc So|oct|rc t||s
cpt|cr J|sp|.vs t|o noru s|c.r .t .|c|t |.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. up c.
Jc.r tc ||c|||c|t t|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs. up c. Jc.r tc c|.rco
• Built-in fash ´|ccso . fl.s| ccrt.c| ncJo |c. t|o bu||t |r fl.s|
TTL
|¯¯| ncJo ´|ccso . fl.s| ccnpors.t|cr (Comp.: v.|uo bot.oor |30 .rJ –30 |\ |r stops c|
'/· |\ /t sott|rcs ct|o. t|.r ±0. .||| bo J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| .rJ v|o.firJo.
M
´|ccso |.cn cutput |ovo|s bot.oor 1/1 (|u|| pc.o.: .rJ 1/128 ('/·.s c| |u|| pc.o.: fl.s|os
|r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| .rJ v|o.firJo.
- -
bu||t|r fl.s| Jcos rct fi.o. but /|.ss|st |||un|r.tc. ||c|ts Jcos rct .ppo.. |r ccrt.c| p.ro|
fl.s| ncJo J|sp|.v |cto t|.t t|o bu||t|r fl.s| nust bo ..|soJ tc on|t ncr|tc. p.ofl.s|os
• Group A/Group B ´|ccso . fl.s| ccrt.c| ncJo |c. .|| fl.s| ur|ts |r ´.cup / c. b
TTL |¯¯| ncJo ´|ccso . Comp. v.|uo bot.oor |30 .rJ –30 |\ |r stops c| '/· |\
AA
/utc .po.tu.o ´|ccso . fl.s| ccnpors.t|cr (Comp.: v.|uo bot.oor |30 .rJ –30 |\ |r stops
c| '/· |\ Sb600 .rJ Sb|200 fl.s| ur|ts .||| rct fi.o .|or t||s cpt|cr |s so|octoJ
M ´|ccso |.cn cutput |ovo|s bot.oor 1/1 (|u|| pc.o.: .rJ 1/128 ('/·.s c| |u|| pc.o.:
- - ¯|o fl.s| ur|ts |r t|o so|octoJ c.cup Jc rct fi.o
• Channel ´|ccso |.cn c|.rro|s 1–4 /|| fl.s| ur|ts |r bct| c.cups nust bo sot tc t|o s.no
c|.rro|
¯c t.ko p|ctcc..p|s |r ccnn.rJo. ncJo
1
´|ccso t|o fl.s| ccrt.c| ncJo .rJ cutput |ovo| |c. t|o bu||t|r
fl.s| |cto t|.t cutput |ovo| c.r rct bo .J|ustoJ .|or - - |s so
|octoJ |c. fl.s| ccrt.c| ncJo
2
´|ccso t|o fl.s| ccrt.c| ncJo .rJ cutput |ovo| |c. t|o fl.s| ur|ts
|r c.cup /
3
´|ccso t|o fl.s| ccrt.c| ncJo .rJ cutput |ovo| |c. t|o fl.s| ur|ts
|r c.cup b
4
So|oct t|o c|.rro|
97 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
5
|.oss OK
6
´cnpcso t|o s|ct .rJ ....rco t|o fl.s| ur|ts .s s|c.r bo|c. |cto t|.t t|o n.x|
nun J|st.rco .t .||c| t|o .oncto fl.s| ur|ts c.r bo p|.coJ n.v v..v .|t| s|cct|rc
ccrJ|t|crs
´.no..
(bu||t|r fl.s|:
30 c. |oss
30 c. |oss
60–30
60–30
10 n/33 |t c. |oss
5 n/16 |t c. |oss
5 n/16 |t c. |oss
Wireless remote sensors
on flash units should
face camera.
7
¯u.r .|| t|o .oncto fl.s| ur|ts cr .rJ sot t|on tc t|o c|.rro| so|octoJ |r Stop 4 Soo
t|o SpooJ||c|t |rst.uct|cr n.ru.|s |c. Jot.||s
8
|.oss t|o buttcr tc ..|so t|o bu||t|r fl.s| |cto t|.t ovor ||
- - |s so|octoJ |c. Built-in flash > Mode. t|o bu||t|r fl.s| nust bo
..|soJ sc t|.t ncr|tc. p.ofl.s|os .||| bo on|ttoJ
9
|ccus .rJ s|cct .|to. ccrfi.n|rc t|.t t|o fl.s|.o.Jv ||c|ts cr t|o c.no.. .rJ .|| .o
ncto fl.s| ur|ts ..o ||t
Commander Mode
|cs|t|cr t|o sorsc. .|rJc.s cr t|o .oncto fl.s| ur|ts tc p|ck up t|o ncr|tc. p.ofl.s|os |.cn t|o bu||t
|r fl.s| (p..t|cu|.. c..o |s .oou|.oJ .|or rct us|rc . t.|pcJ: bo su.o t|.t J|.oct ||c|t c. st.crc .ofloc
t|crs |.cn t|o .oncto fl.s| ur|ts Jc rct orto. t|o c.no.. |ors (|r ¯¯| ncJo: c. t|o p|ctcco||s cr t|o
.oncto fl.s| ur|ts (// ncJo:. .s t||s n.v |rto.|o.o .|t| oxpcsu.o ¯c p.ovort t|n|rc fl.s|os on|ttoJ
bv t|o bu||t|r fl.s| |.cn .ppo..|rc |r p|ctcc..p|s t.kor .t s|c.t ..rco. c|ccso |c. |SO sors|t|v|t|os
.rJ sn.|| .po.tu.os (|..co |/runbo.s: c. uso .r cpt|cr.| S´3|| |r|...oJ p.ro| |c. t|o bu||t|r fl.s| /r
S´3|| |s .oou|.oJ |c. bost .osu|ts .|t| .o..cu.t.|r svrc. .||c| p.cJucos b.|c|to. t|n|rc fl.s|os /|to.
pcs|t|cr|rc t|o .oncto fl.s| ur|ts. t.ko . tost s|ct .rJ v|o. t|o .osu|ts |r t|o c.no.. ncr|tc.
/|t|cuc| t|o.o |s rc ||n|t cr t|o runbo. c| .oncto fl.s| ur|ts t|.t n.v bo usoJ. t|o p..ct|c.| n.x|
nun |s t|.oo \|t| nc.o t|.r t||s runbo.. t|o ||c|t on|ttoJ bv t|o .oncto fl.s| ur|ts .||| |rto.|o.o
.|t| po.|c.n.rco
||.s| ccnpors.t|cr ( 55: |s .JJoJ tc t|o fl.s| cutput |c. .|| fl.s| ur|ts. |rc|uJ|rc t|o bu||t|r fl.s|
98 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
23: Flash Warning (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
|| On (t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc: |s so|octoJ .rJ ||c|t|rc |s pcc.. t|o fl.s|
.o.Jv ||c|t ( : .||| fl|cko. |r t|o v|o.firJo. .|or t|o s|utto..o|o.so
buttcr |s p.ossoJ |.||..v tc ...r t|.t t|o bu||t|r fl.s| |s .oou|.oJ |c
...r|rc .||| bo J|sp|.voJ || Off |s so|octoJ
24: Flash Shutter Speed (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
´|ccso t|o s|c.ost s|utto. spooJ .t .||c| t|o fl.s| .||| bo usoJ |r
ncJos P .rJ A (t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc |s 1/60 s: |oc..J|oss c| t|o sott|rc
c|csor. t|o fl.s| .||| fi.o .t s|utto. spooJs .s s|c. .s 30 s .|or sot tc
s|c. svrc ( 41:
25: Auto FP (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
So|oct On tc .ct|v.to /utc || ||c|SpooJ Svrc .|or us|rc t|o cp
t|cr.| Sb800. Sb600. c. Sb|200 fl.s| ur|ts .t s|utto. spooJs |.sto.
t|.r '/... s (boc.uso t|o .ctu.| s|utto. spooJ n.v bo s||c|t|v s|c.o.
t|.r J|sp|.voJ |r | .rJ / ncJos. /utc || n.v rct .|..vs bo .ct|v.toJ
.t . s|utto. spooJ c| '/... s: ´|ccso tc or.b|o fi|| fl.s| .|or t.k|rc
pc.t..|ts urJo. b.|c|t ||c|t c. .|or t.k|rc p|ctcc..p|s .t |..co .po.
tu.os /utc || ||c|SpooJ Svrc |s rct .v.||.b|o .|or us|rc t|o bu||t|r
fl.s| ¯|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc |s Off
26: Modeling Flash (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
|| On |s so|octoJ. t|o bu||t|r fl.s| .rJ cpt|cr.| Sb800. Sb600. .rJ Sb
|200 fl.s| ur|ts .||| on|t . ncJo||rc fl.s| .|or t|o c.no.. Jopt|c|
fio|J p.ov|o. buttcr |s p.ossoJ ( 49: ¯|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc |s Off
27: Monitor-Off (All Modes)
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99 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
28: Auto Meter-Off (All Modes)
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29: Self-Timer (All Modes)
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30: Remote On Duration (All Modes)
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31: Exp. Delay Mode (All Modes)
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100 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
Using AA Batteries
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32: MB-D80 Batteries (All Modes)
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Option Description
LR6 (AA alkaline)
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So|oct .|or us|rc ||6 .|k.||ro // b.tto.|os
HR6 (AA Ni-MH) So|oct .|or us|rc ||6 ||V| // b.tto.|os
FR6 (AA lithium) So|oct .|or us|rc ||6 ||t||un // b.tto.|os
ZR6 (AA Ni-Mn) So|oct .|or us|rc ¯|6 r|cko|n.rc.roso // b.tto.|os
101 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
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Option
CSM/Setup menu 101–102
Format memory card 102
World time 103
LCD brightness 103
Video mode 103
Language 103
USB 104
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|c. CSM/Setup menu
Option
Image comment 104
Folders 105
File no. sequence 106
Mirror lock-up
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106
Dust of ref photo 106–10
Battery info 10
Firmware version 108
Auto image rotation 108
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Option Description
Simple
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Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
102 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
3
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5
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sotup noru
Format Memory Card
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Formatting Memory Cards
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Two-Button Format
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Language
´|ccso t|o |.rcu.co |c. c.no.. norus .rJ noss.cos |.cn
World Time
Sot t|o c.no.. c|cck tc t|o cu..ort J.to .rJ t|no
Option Description
Time zone
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.osot tc t|o t|no |r t|o so|octoJ .cro
Date
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Date
format
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Daylight
saving time
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LCD Brightness
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Fr Français |.orc|
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Pl Polski |c||s|
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Video Mode
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USB
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Image Comment
Keyboard area |so nu|t| so|octc. tc ||c|||c|t |otto.s. p.oss tc
so|oct
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Folders
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p|ctcc..p|s .||| bo stc.oJ
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bo stc.oJ
Folder Names
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NCD80
(default folder)
Current folder
Other folders
(in alphabetical order)
106 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
File No. Sequence
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File Numbering
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Option Description
Bat. meter ¯|o cu..ort b.tto.v |ovo| .s . po.cort.co c| |u|| c|..co
Pic. meter
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108 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
Firmware Version
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Landscape (wide)
orientation
Camera rotated 90 °
clockwise
Camera rotated 90 °
counter-clockwise
Auto Image Rotation
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109 Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu
Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu
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Option Description
D-lighting
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b.|c|tor J..k c. b.ck||t sub|octs 110
Red-eye correction
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´c..oct “.oJovo” c.usoJ bv t|o fl.s| 111
Trim ´.o.to c.cppoJ ccp|os c| ox|st|rc p|ctcc..p|s 111
Monochrome
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´cpv p|ctu.os |r b|.ck.rJ.||to. sop|.. c. cv.rctvpo 112
Filter efects
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´.o.to ccp|os .|t| cc|c. fi|to. offocts 112
Small picture ´.o.to sn.|| ccp|os c| ox|st|rc p|ctcc..p|s 112–113
Image overlay ´cnb|ro t.c |/\ p|ctcc..p|s |rtc . s|rc|o |n.co 114–115
¯ |ct .v.||.b|o .|t| p|ctcc..p|s t.kor .|t| Black-and-white so|octoJ |c. Optimize image
|xcopt |r t|o c.so c| Image overlay. t|o p|ctcc..p|s tc bo ccp|oJ c.r bo so|octoJ |r |u||
|..no p|.vb.ck c. |.cn t|o .otcuc| noru ¯c ccpv p|ctcs Ju.|rc |u|||..no p|.vb.ck
1
Display photo in full-frame playback ( 61).
2
Display retouch menu.
3
Highlight menu item.
*
4
Display retouch options.

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† || subnoru |s J|sp|.voJ. .opo.t Stops 2–3 tc so|oct cpt|crs |.cn subnoru ¯c ox|t tc |u|||..no
p|.vb.ck .|t|cut c.o.t|rc ncJ|fioJ ccpv. p.oss buttcr
Retouching Copies
\|t| t|o oxcopt|cr c| |n.cos c.o.toJ us|rc Small picture. t|o cpt|crs |r t|o .otcuc| noru c.r bo
.pp||oJ tc ox|st|rc ccp|os. .|t|cuc| t||s n.v .osu|t |r |css c| ou.||tv |.c| .otcuc| cpt|cr c.r |c.ovo.
cr|v bo .pp||oJ crco
Image Quality
Small picture c.o.tos '||´ ||ro ccp|os (1 4 ccnp.oss|cr ..t|c: Image overlay c.o.tos ccp|os .t t|o
cu..ort |n.co ou.||tv sott|rc Ot|o. cpt|crs ccpv |/\ p|ctcs .s '||´ ||ro ou.||tv |n.cos. s.vo .|o.o
ct|o..|so rctoJ. ccp|os c.o.toJ |.cn |/\ p|ctcs ..o 3.82 × 2.592 p|xo|s |r s|.o
Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu
110 Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu
¯c ccpv p|ctcs |.cn t|o .otcuc| noru
1
Highlight menu item.
2
Display selection screen.
3
Highlight photo.
*
4
Display retouch options.

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buttcr
† ¯c ox|t tc p|.vb.ck ncJo .|t|cut c.o.t|rc ncJ|fioJ ccpv. p.oss buttcr
D-Lighting
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After Before
|.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. up c. Jc.r tc c|ccso t|o .ncurt c| cc..oct|cr
po.|c.noJ ¯|o offoct c.r bo p.ov|o.oJ |r t|o oJ|t J|sp|.v |.oss OK
tc ccpv t|o p|ctcc..p| .rJ .otu.r tc t|o .otcuc| noru c. |u|||..no
p|.vb.ck
111 Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu
Red-Eye Correction
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ovo cc..oct|cr .rJ c.o.to . cc..octoJ ccpv .s Josc.|boJ |r t|o |c||c.|rc t.b|o |cto t|.t
.oJovo cc..oct|cr n.v rct .|..vs p.cJuco t|o oxpoctoJ .osu|ts .rJ n.v |r vo.v ...o c|.
cunst.rcos bo .pp||oJ tc pc.t|crs c| t|o |n.co t|.t ..o rct .ffoctoJ bv .oJ ovo. c|ock t|o
p.ov|o. t|c.cuc||v bo|c.o p.ccooJ|rc |oJovo cc..oct|cr |s .v.||.b|o cr|v .|t| p|ctc
c..p|s t.kor us|rc t|o fl.s|
To Use Description
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c| |n.co
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p|ctc |s .ccnoJ |r. p.oss nu|t| so|octc. up.
Jc.r. |o|t. c. .|c|t tc v|o. ..o.s c| |n.co
rct v|s|b|o |r ncr|tc. |oop nu|t| so|octc.
p.ossoJ tc sc.c|| ..p|J|v tc ct|o. ..o.s c|
|..no |.v|c.t|cr .|rJc. |s J|sp|.voJ .|||o
/ buttcr c. nu|t| so|octc. |s p.ossoJ. ..o. cu..ort|v v|s|b|o |r
ncr|tc. |s |rJ|c.toJ bv vo||c. bc.Jo.
´.o.to ccpv
|| t|o c.no.. Jotocts .oJ ovo |r t|o so|octoJ p|ctcc..p|. . ccpv .|||
bo c.o.toJ t|.t |.s boor p.ccossoJ tc .oJuco |ts offocts |c ccpv
.||| bo c.o.toJ || t|o c.no.. |s ur.b|o tc Jotoct .oJ ovo
Trim
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c.cppoJ ccpv c| t|o so|octoJ |n.co
To Use Description
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c| |n.co
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p|ctc |s .ccnoJ |r. p.oss nu|t| so|octc. up.
Jc.r. |o|t. c. .|c|t tc v|o. ..o.s c| |n.co rct
v|s|b|o |r ncr|tc.
´.o.to ccpv
S.vo t|o ..o. cu..ort|v v|s|b|o |r t|o ncr|tc. .s . sop...to fi|o .rJ
.otu.r tc t|o .otcuc| noru c. |u|||..no p|.vb.ck
Trim: Image Quality and Size
´cp|os c.o.toJ |.cn ||| (|/\: c. ||| (|/\:|'||´ p|ctcs (NEF (RAW). NEF (RAW) + JPEG Fine.
NEF (RAW) + JPEG Normal. .rJ NEF (RAW) + JPEG Basic: |.vo .r |n.co ou.||tv c| '||´ ||ro.
c.cppoJ ccp|os c.o.toJ |.cn '||´ p|ctcs (JPEG Fine. JPEG Normal. .rJ JPEG Basic: |.vo t|o
s.no |n.co ou.||tv .s t|o c.|c|r.| |oporJ|rc cr t|o s|.o c| t|o c.cp. t|o ccpv n.v bo 2.560 × 1.920.
1.920 × 1.440. 1.280 × 960. 960 × 20. c. 640 × 480 p|xo|s |r s|.o
112 Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu
So|oct|rc Sepia c. Cyanotype J|sp|.vs . p.ov|o. c| t|o so|octoJ |n
.co. p.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. up tc |rc.o.so cc|c. s.tu..t|cr. Jc.r tc
Joc.o.so |.oss OK tc c.o.to . ncrcc|.cno ccpv .rJ .otu.r tc t|o
.otcuc| noru c. |u|||..no p|.vb.ck
Filter Effects
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sc.|boJ bo|c.. p.oss OK tc ccpv t|o p|ctcc..p| .rJ .otu.r tc t|o .o
tcuc| noru c. |u|||..no p|.vb.ck
Option Description
Sky light
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b|uo ¯|o offoct c.r bo p.ov|o.oJ |r t|o ncr|tc. .s s|c.r .t
.|c|t
Warm flter
´.o.tos . ccpv .|t| ...n tcro fi|to. offocts. c|v|rc t|o ccpv
“...n” .oJ c.st ¯|o offoct c.r bo p.ov|o.oJ |r t|o ncr|tc.
Color
balance
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.|c|t tc |rc.o.so t|o .ncurt c| .oJ. |o|t tc |rc.o.so t|o .ncurt
c| b|uo. c. Jc.r tc |rc.o.so t|o .ncurt c| n.cort. ¯|o offoct
|s J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ncr|tc. tccot|o. .|t| .oJ. c.oor. .rJ b|uo
||stcc..ns c|v|rc t|o J|st.|but|cr c| tcros |r t|o ccpv ( 63:
Small Picture
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Option Description
640 × 480 Su|toJ tc to|ov|s|cr p|.vb.ck
320 × 240 Su|toJ tc J|sp|.v cr \ob p.cos
160 × 120 Su|t.b|o |c. on.||
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¯|o p.ccoJu.o |c. so|oct|rc p|ctu.os .|to. c|ccs|rc Small picture |.cn t|o .otcuc| noru.
|c.ovo.. J|ffo.s |.cn t|.t Josc.|boJ .t t|o boc|rr|rc c| t||s soct|cr |rsto.J c| so|oct|rc .
s|rc|o p|ctcc..p| .rJ t|or c|ccs|rc . p|ctu.o s|.o. t|o uso. so|octs . p|ctu.o s|.o fi.st .rJ
t|or so|octs cro c. nc.o p|ctcc..p|s tc ccpv .t t|o so|octoJ s|.o .s Josc.|boJ cr t|o |c|
|c.|rc p.co
Monochrome
´|ccso |.cn Black-and-white. Sepia. .rJ Cyanotype (b|uo .rJ
.||to ncrcc|.cno:
113 Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu
So|oct|rc Small picture |.cn t|o .otcuc| noru J|sp|.vs t|o noru s|c.r |r Stop 1 |c||c.
t|o stops bo|c. tc c.o.to sn.|| ccp|os c| nu|t|p|o p|ctu.os
1
Highlight Choose size.
2
Display options.
3
Highlight desired picture size.
4
Make selection and return to previous menu.
5
Highlight Select picture.
6
Display selection screen.
7
Select pictures ( 74). Selected pictures are
marked with icon.
8
Confirmation dialog displayed.
9
Highlight Yes.
*
10
Copy photos and return to retouch menu.
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noru .|t|cut c.o.t|rc ccp|os
Viewing Small Pictures
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.b|o .|or sn.|| p|ctu.os ..o J|sp|.voJ
114 Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu
Image Overlay
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s.voJ sop...to|v |.cn t|o c.|c|r.|s ¯|o ro. p|ctu.o |s s.voJ .t cu..ort |n.co ou.||tv .rJ
s|.o sott|rcs. bo|c.o c.o.t|rc .r cvo.|.v. sot |n.co ou.||tv .rJ s|.o ( 33. .|| cpt|crs ..o .v.||
.b|o: ¯c c.o.to . |/\ |n.co. c|ccso .r |n.co ou.||tv c| NEF (RAW)
1
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so|octc. .|c|t ¯|o p.ov|o. J|.|cc s|c.r .t .|c|t .||| bo J|sp|.voJ
.|t| Image 1 ||c|||c|toJ
2
|.oss OK / p|ctu.o so|oct|cr J|.|cc .||| bo J|sp|.voJ
3
|.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. |o|t c. .|c|t tc ||c|||c|t t|o fi.st p|ctc
c..p| |r t|o cvo.|.v ¯c v|o. t|o ||c|||c|toJ p|ctcc..p| |u||
|..no. p.oss .rJ |c|J t|o buttcr
4
|.oss OK tc so|oct t|o ||c|||c|toJ |n.co .rJ .otu.r tc t|o p.ov|o.
J|sp|.v ¯|o so|octoJ |n.co .||| .ppo.. .s Image 1
5
Opt|n|.o oxpcsu.o |c. t|o cvo.|.v bv p.oss|rc t|o nu|t| so|octc.
up c. Jc.r tc so|oct t|o c.|r |c. |n.co 1 |.cn bot.oor 01 .rJ
20 ¯|o Jo|.u|t v.|uo |s 10. so|oct|rc 05 cuts c.|r |r |.||. .|||o
so|oct|rc 20 Jcub|os c.|r ¯|o offocts c| c.|r ..o v|s|b|o |r t|o
Preview cc|unr
6
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Stops 2–5 tc so|oct t|o soccrJ p|ctc .rJ .J|ust c.|r
115 Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu
7
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unr |.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. up c. Jc.r tc ||c|||c|t cro c| t|o
|c||c.|rc cpt|crs .rJ p.oss OK
• Overlay |.ov|o. t|o cvo.|.v .s s|c.r .t .|c|t |.oss OK tc s.vo
t|o ro. |n.co ¯c .otu.r tc Stop 6 .rJ so|oct ro. p|ctcs c.
.J|ust c.|r. p.oss
• Save S.vo t|o cvo.|.v .|t|cut v|o.|rc . p.ov|o.
/|to. .r cvo.|.v |s c.o.toJ. t|o c.no.. .||| orto. |u|||..no p|.vb.ck (
61: .|t| t|o ro. p|ctu.o J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ncr|tc.
Image Overlay
Or|v |/\ p|ctcc..p|s c.o.toJ .|t| t|o |80 c.r bo so|octoJ |c. |n.co cvo.|.v Ot|o. |n.cos ..o rct
J|sp|.voJ cr t|o so|oct|cr sc.oor ||JJor |n.cos ..o .|sc rct J|sp|.voJ cr t|o so|oct|cr sc.oor .rJ
c.r rct bo so|octoJ
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oxpcsu.o ncJo. oxpcsu.o ccnpors.t|cr. |cc.| |orct|. .rJ |n.co c.|ort.t|cr: .rJ v.|uos |c. .||to
b.|.rco .rJ cpt|n|.o |n.co .s t|o p|ctcc..p| so|octoJ |c. Image 1
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116 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories
Optional Accessories
Lenses
Flash units
(Speedlights)
Viewfinder
accessories
Filters
Batteries
Battery packs
Software
AC adapters
ML-L3 remote control
10-pin remote terminal
accessories
Technical Notes
Oro .Jv.rt.co c| J|c|t.| S|| c.no..s |s t|o .|Jo v..|otv c| .ccossc.|os t|ov suppc.t Soo
cu. .ob s|tos c. p.cJuct c.t.|ccs |c. uptcJ.to |r|c.n.t|cr cr .ccossc.|os |c. t|o |80
Use Only Nikon Brand Electronic Accessories
Or|v ||kcr b..rJ .ccossc.|os co.t|fioJ bv ||kcr spoc|fic.||v |c. uso .|t| vcu. ||kcr J|c|t.| c.no.. ..o
orc|roo.oJ .rJ p.cvor tc cpo..to .|t||r |ts cpo..t|cr.| .rJ s.|otv .oou|.onorts ¯|| |S| O| |O||||O|
/´´|SSO|||S ´O||| |/V/´| +O|| ´/V||/ /|| V/+ \O|| +O|| |||O| \/||/|¯+
Picture Angle and Focal Length
¯|o s|.o c| t|o ..o. oxpcsoJ bv . 35nn c.no.. |s
36 × 24 nn ¯|o s|.o c| t|o ..o. oxpcsoJ bv t|o |80. |r
ccrt..st. |s 236 × 158. no.r|rc t|.t t|o p|ctu.o .rc|o c|
. 35nn c.no.. |s .pp.cx|n.to|v 15 t|nos t|.t c| t|o
|80 ¯|o .pp.cx|n.to |cc.| |orct| c| |orsos |c. t|o |80
|r 35nn |c.n.t c.r bo c.|cu|.toJ bv nu|t|p|v|rc t|o
|cc.| |orct| c| t|o |ors bv .bcut 15
Lens f/-number
¯|o |/runbo. c|vor |r |ors r.nos |s t|o n.x|nun .po.tu.o c| t|o |ors
Picture size (D80)
Picture size (35-mm format)
Lens
(23.6 mm × 15.8 mm)
Picture diagonal
(36 mm × 24 mm)
Picture angle (35-mm format)
Picture angle (D80)
117 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories
Lenses
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|orsos c.r bo |Jort|fioJ bv t|o p.osorco c| ´|| ccrt.cts. tvpo ´ .rJ | |orsos bv . |otto. cr
t|o |ors b...o| ¯vpo ´ |orsos ..o rct oou|ppoJ .|t| . |ors .po.tu.o .|rc
¯|o |c||c.|rc ´|| |orsos c.r bo usoJ .|t| t|o |80 |` ||kkc. ´|| |orsos c.r rct bo usoJ
Camera setting
Lens/accessory
Focus Mode Metering
AF
M (with electronic
range fnder)
M
Digital Vari Program,
P, S, A
M , ,
1
¯vpo ´ c. | /| ||kkc.
2
. /|S. /|| ||kkc. ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
|´V|c.c ||kkc. 85 nn |/28|
3
— ✔
4
✔ — ✔ ✔
/|S//|| ¯o|occrvo.to.
5

6

6
✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Ot|o. /| ||kkc. (oxcopt |orsos |c. |3/|: ✔

✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
/|| ||kkc. — ✔
8
✔ ✔ ✔ —
1. Spot metering meters selected focus area.
2. Vibration Reduction (VR) supported with VR lenses.
3. Camera exposure metering and fash control may not function when
lens is shifted and/or tilted or aperture is not at maximum.
4. Electronic range fnder can not be used when shifting or tilting lens.
5. Compatible with the following lenses:
• AF-S VR Micro ED: 105mm f/2.8G IF (autofocus not supported)
• AF-S VR ED: 70–200mm f/2.8G IF, 200mm f/2G IF, 300mm f/2.8G IF,
200–400mm f/4G IF
• AF-S ED: 80–200mm f/2.8D IF, 300mm f/2.8D II IF, 300mm f/2.8D IF,
300mm f/4D IF
*
, 400mm f/2.8D II IF, 400mm f/2.8D IF, 500mm f/4D II
IF
*
, 500mm f/4D IF
*
, 600mm f/4D II IF
*
, 600mm f/4D IF
*
• AF-I ED: 300mm f/2.8D IF, 400mm f/2.8D IF, 500mm f/4D IF
*
, 600mm
f/4D IF
*
* Autofocus not available with TC-17E II/TC-20E II AF-S teleconverter.
6. With maximum efective aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
7. If AF 80–200 mm f/2.8S, 35–70 mm f/2.8S, new-model 28–85 mm
f/3.5–4.5S,or 28–85 mm f/3.5–4.5S is zoomed while focusing at mini-
mum range, image on matter screen in viewfnder may not be in focus
when in-focus indicator is displayed. Focus manually using image in
viewfnder as guide.
8. With maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
Non-CPU Lenses
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ccrt.c| c.r rct bo usoJ |xcopt .|o.o ct|o..|so rctoJ. t|o o|oct.cr|c ..rco firJo. c.r bo usoJ .|t|
|orsos t|.t |.vo . n.x|nun .po.tu.o c| |/56 c. |.sto.
• /|ncJ|fioJ. /|. /|S. c. So.|os | ||kkc.
• VoJ|c.| ||kkc. 120 nn |/4 (c.r cr|v bo usoJ .t
s|utto. spooJs s|c.o. t|.r 1/180 s:
• |oflox ||kkc. (o|oct.cr|c ..rco firJo. c.r rct bo
usoJ:
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t|c.| c.|ort.t|cr. c.r bo usoJ |r |c.|.crt.| c.|or
t.t|cr crco .tt.c|oJ:
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CPU lens Type G lens Type D lens
Aperture
ring
118 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories
Incompatible Non-CPU Lenses and Accessories
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• ¯´16/ /| ¯o|occrvo.to.
• |cr/| |orsos
• |orsos t|.t .oou|.o t|o /|1 |ccus|rc ur|t (400 nn
|/45. 600 nn |/56. 800 nn |/8. 1200 nn |/11:
• ||s|ovo (6 nn |/56. 8 nn |/8. O| 10 nn |/56:
• O|JncJo| 21 nn |/4
• |2 .|rcs
• || 180–600 nn |/8 (so.|.| runbo.s 14041–14180:
• || 360–1200 nn |/11 (so.|.| runbo.s 14031–1412:
• 200–600 nn |/95 (so.|.| runbo.s 280001–300490:
• |orsos |c. t|o |3/| (80 nn |/28. 200 nn |/35. ¯´16
¯o|occrvo.to.:
• |´ 28 nn |/4 (so.|.| runbo. 180900 c. o..||o.:
• |´ 35 nn |/28 (so.|.| runbo.s 851001–906200:
• O|JncJo| |´ 35 nn |/35
• O|JncJo| 1000 nn |/63 |oflox
• 1000 nn |/11 |oflox (so.|.| runbo.s 142361–143000:
• 2000 nn |/11 |oflox (so.|.| runbo.s 200111–200310:
AF-Assist Illumination/Red-Eye Reduction
/|.ss|st |||un|r.t|cr |s rct .v.||.b|o .|t| t|o |c||c.|rc |orsos
• /|S \| || 300 nn |/2´
• /| || 80–200 nn |/28|
• /|S \| || 0–200 nn |/28´
• /| \| || 80–400 nn |/45–56|
• /|S 80–200 nn |/28|
• /|S \| || 200–400 nn |/4´
/t ..rcos urJo. 1 n (3 |t 3 |r:. t|o |c||c.|rc |orsos n.v b|cck t|o /|.ss|st |||un|r.tc. .rJ |rto.|o.o
.|t| .utc|ccus .|or ||c|t|rc |s pcc.
• /|S \| V|c.c || 105 nn |/28´
• /|S |` || || 1–35 nn |/28|
• /|S |` 18–0 nn |/35–45´
• /| 24–85 nn |/28–4|
• /| 24–120 nn |/35–56|
• /| V|c.c || 0–180 nn |/45–56|
• /| V|c.c 200 nn |/4|
• /|S |` || || 1–55 nn |/28´
• /|S \| |` 18–200 nn |/35–56´
• /|S || || 24–85 nn |/35–45´
• /|S || 28–0 nn |/28|
• /|S |` || 12–24 nn |/4|
• /| || 18–35 nn |/35–45|
• /| 20–35 nn |/28|
• /|S \| || 24–120 nn |/35–56´
• /| || || 28–200 nn |/35–56´
|orsos t|.t b|cck t|o sub|oct’s v|o. c| t|o /|.ss|st |||un|r.tc. c.r |rto.|o.o .|t| .oJovo .oJuct|cr
The Built-in Flash
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.b|o tc ||c|t t|o ort|.o sub|oct .|t| t|o |c||c.|rc |orsos .t ..rcos |oss t|.r t|cso c|vor bo|c.
Lens Zoom position Min. range
/|S |` || 12–24 nn |/4´
20 nn 20 n / 6 |t |r
24 nn 10 n / 3 |t 3 |r
/|S || 1–35 nn |/28|
24 nn 20 n / 6 |t |r
28 nn. 35 nn 10 n / 3 |t 3 |r
/|S |` || || 1–55 nn |/28´
28 nn 15 n / 4 |t 11 |r
35 nn 10 n / 3 |t 3 |r
/| || 18–35 nn |/35–45| 24 nn 10 n / 3 |t 3 |r
/| 20–35 nn |/28|
20 nn 15 n / 4 |t 11 |r
24 nn 10 n / 3 |t 3 |r
/|S |` || 18–0 nn |/35–45´ 18 nn 10 n / 3 |t 3 |r
/|S |` || 18–135 nn |/35–56´ 18 nn 15 n / 4 |t 11 |r
/|S |` \| || 18–200 nn |/35–56´ 24 nn. 35 nn 10 n / 3 |t 3 |r
/|S || 28–0 nn |/28|
35 nn 15 n / 4 |t 11 |r
50 nn 10 n / 3 |t 3 |r
/|S \| || 24–120 nn |/35–56´ 24 nn 10 n / 3 |t 3 |r
/|S \| || 200–400 nn |/4´
200 nn 30 n / 9 |t 10 |r
250 nn. 300 nn 25 n / 8 |t 2 |r
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/| || .rJ /|S || 200 nn |/2 |orsos c.r rct bo usoJ |ost.|ct|crs .pp|v .|t| t|o |c||c.|rc |orsos
• Ai-S 25–50 mm f/4, Ai 25–50 mm f/4, Ai-S 35–70 mm f/4: at 35 mm zoom position, use at ranges of 1 m (3 ft. 3 in.) or more
• Ai, Ai-modifed, and Ai-S ED 50–300 mm f/4.5, Ai-modifed 85–250 mm f/4: use at 135 mm or above
119 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories
Optional Flash Units (Speedlights)
¯|o .ccossc.v s|co .||c.s Sbso.|os SpooJ||c|ts . |rc|uJ|rc t|o
Sb800. 600. 80|`. 28|`. 28. 2. 23. 22S. .rJ 29S tc bo ncurtoJ
J|.oct|v cr t|o c.no.. .|t|cut . svrc c.b|o |t |s oou|ppoJ .|t|
. s.|otv |cck |c. SpooJ||c|ts .|t| . |cck|rc p|r. suc| .s t|o Sb
800 .rJ Sb600 bo|c.o .tt.c||rc .r cpt|cr.| fl.s| ur|t. .oncvo
t|o .ccossc.v s|co ccvo. ¯|o bu||t|r fl.s| .||| rct fi.o .|or .r
cpt|cr.| SpooJ||c|t |s .tt.c|oJ
\|or usoJ .|t| ccnp.t|b|o fl.s| ur|ts suc| .s t|o cpt|cr.| Sb800 .rJ Sb600 SpooJ||c|ts
c. Sb|200 .|.o|oss .oncto SpooJ||c|t. t|o |80 suppc.ts t|o .Jv.rcoJ ||kcr ´.o.t|vo
||c|t|rc Svston (´|S:. |rc|uJ|rc |¯¯| fl.s| ccrt.c| ( 141:. |\ |cck (|ccks fl.s| |ovo|. 92:.
.rJ /utc || ||c|SpooJ Svrc (svrc|.cr|.os t|o fl.s| .rJ s|utto. .t ||c| s|utto. spooJs:
\|t| t|o bu||t|r fl.s| |r ccnn.rJo. ncJo. t|o |80 c.r bo usoJ tc ccrt.c| .oncto Sb800.
Sb600. .rJ Sb|200 fl.s| ur|ts Soo t|o SpooJ||c|t n.ru.| |c. Jot.||s
SB-800 and SB-600 Speedlights
¯|oso ||c|po.|c.n.rco SpooJ||c|ts |.vo ´u|Jo |unbo.s c| 38/125 .rJ 30/98 .ospoc
t|vo|v (n/|t. 35nn .ccn |o.J pcs|t|cr. |SO 100. 20 ´/68 |: ¯|o fl.s| |o.J c.r bo .ct.toJ
t|.cuc| 90 .bcvo t|o |c.|.crt.|. 180 |o|t. .rJ 90 .|c|t |c. bcurcofl.s| c. c|csoup p|c
tcc..p|v ¯|o Sb800 c.r bo .ct.toJ bo|c. t|o |c.|.crt.| /utc pc.o. .ccn (24–105
nn .rJ 24–85 nn. .ospoct|vo|v: orsu.os t|.t t|o |||un|r.t|rc .rc|o |s .J|ustoJ |r .ccc.J
.|t| |ors |cc.| |orct| ¯|o bu||t|r .|Jo p.ro| c.r bo usoJ |c. .r .rc|o c| 14 nn (t|o Sb800
.|sc suppc.ts 1 nn: /r |||un|r.tc. |s |rc|uJoJ tc .ss|st |r .J|ust|rc sott|rcs |r t|o J..k
Use Only Nikon Flash Accessories
|so cr|v ||kcr SpooJ||c|ts |oc.t|vo vc|t.cos c. vc|t.cos cvo. 250 \ .pp||oJ tc t|o .ccossc.v s|co
ccu|J rct cr|v p.ovort rc.n.| cpo..t|cr. but J.n.co t|o svrc c|.cu|t.v c| t|o c.no.. c. fl.s| bo|c.o
us|rc . ||kcr SpooJ||c|t rct ||stoJ |r t||s soct|cr. ccrt.ct . ||kcr.ut|c.|.oJ so.v|co .op.osort.t|vo
|c. nc.o |r|c.n.t|cr
Guide Number
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|c. ox.np|o. t|o bu||t|r fl.s| |.s . ´u|Jo |unbo. c| 13 n c. 42 |t (|SO 100. 20 ´/68 |:. |ts ..rco .t .r
.po.tu.o c| |/56 |s 13 56 c. .bcut 23 noto.s (c. |r |oot.42 56 .bcut 5 |t: \|t| ´u|Jo |unbo.s
c| 38 .rJ 30. t|o Sb800 .rJ Sb600 .ospoct|vo|v |.vo ..rcos c| .bcut 68 .rJ 54 noto.s (223 .rJ 15
|oot: .t |/56 (35nn .ccn |o.J pcs|t|cr:
The AS-15 Accessory Shoe Adapter
\|or t|o /S15 .ccossc.v s|co .J.pto. (.v.||.b|o sop...to|v: |s ncurtoJ cr t|o c.no.. .ccossc.v
s|co. fl.s| .ccossc.|os c.r bo ccrroctoJ v|. . svrc c.b|o
120 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories
SB-R200 Wireless Remote Speedlight
¯||s ||c|po.|c.n.rco .|.o|oss .oncto SpooJ||c|t |.s . ´u|Jo |unbo. c| 10/32 (n/|t. |SO
100. 20 ´/68 |: /|t|cuc| |t c.r rct bo ncurtoJ J|.oct|v cr t|o .ccossc.v s|co. t|o Sb
|200 so.vo.s .s . .oncto fl.s| .|or t|o bu||t|r fl.s| |s |r ccnn.rJo. ncJo |t c.r .|sc bo
ccrt.c||oJ us|rc .r cpt|cr.| Sb800 SpooJ||c|t c. S|800 .|.o|oss SpooJ||c|t ccnn.rJo.
¯|o Sb|200 c.r bo |.rJ|o|J. p|.coJ cr .r /S20 SpooJ||c|t st.rJ. c. ncurtoJ cr t|o
c.no.. |ors us|rc t|o S`1 .tt.c|nort |c. .oncto ccrt.c| .rJ c|csoup |¯¯| p|ctcc..p|v
¯|o |c||c.|rc |o.tu.os ..o .v.||.b|o .|t| ´|Sccnp.t|b|o fl.s| ur|ts
Speedlight
Flash mode/feature
Advanced Wireless Lighting
Commander Remote
SB-800 SB-600 SB-800 SU-800
1
SB-800 SB-600 SB-R200
i-TTL
2. 3
✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
AA Auto aperture
2

4
— ✔
5

6

5
— —
A Non-TTL auto ✔
4
— ✔
5
— ✔
5
— —
GN Range-priority manual ✔ — — — — — —
M Manual ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
RPT Repeating fash ✔ — ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ —
REAR Rear-curtain sync ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
Red-eye reduction ✔ ✔ ✔ — — — —
Flash Color Information Communication ✔ ✔ ✔ — — — —
Auto FP High-Speed Sync
6
✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
FV Lock ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
AF-assist for multi-area AF
2
✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ — — —
Auto zoom ✔ ✔ ✔ — — — —
Auto ISO ✔ ✔ — — — — —
1. Options shown are only available when SU-800 is used to control other
fash units.
2. CPU lens required.
3. Standard i-TTL for Digital SLR is used with spot metering or when se-
lected with Speedlight. Otherwise i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash for Digital
SLR is used.
4. Use Speedlight controls to select fash mode. Non-TTL auto is selected
automatically when a non-CPU lens is attached.
5. Auto aperture is selected automatically if CPU lens is attached. Non-TTL
auto is selected automatically if non-CPU lens is attached.
6. Use Speedlight controls to select fash mode.
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¯¯|. t|o c.no.. s|utto..o|o.so buttcr .||| |cck .rJ rc p|ctcc..p|s c.r bo t.kor
Speedlight
Flash mode
SB-80DX, SB-28DX, SB-28,
SB-26, SB-25, SB-24
SB-50DX, SB-23, SB-29
1
SB-21B
1
, SB-29s
1
SB-30, SB-27
2
, SB-22S, SB-22,
SB-20, SB-16B, SB-15
A Non-TTL auto ✔ — ✔
M Manual ✔ ✔ ✔
RPT Repeating fash ✔ — —
REAR Rear-curtain sync ✔ ✔ ✔
1. Autofocus is available only with AF-Micro lenses (60 mm, 105 mm, or
70–180 mm).
2. When mounted on D80, fash mode is automatically set to TTL and shut-
ter release is disabled. Set Speedlight to A (non-TTL auto) mode.
121 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories
Notes on Optional Speedlights
Refer to the Speedlight manual for detailed instructions. If the Speedlight supports the Creative Light-
ing System, refer to the section on CLS-compatible digital SLR cameras. The D80 is not included in the
“digital SLR” category in the SB-80DX, SB-28DX, and SB-50DX manuals.
If an optional Speedlight is attached with the camera in a Digital Vari-Program mode, the flash will fire
whenever a photograph is taken. The following flash modes are available:
• P, , , , , , and modes: Fill flash and red-eye reduction. Fill flash is automatically selected
if the flash mode is set to off or auto when an optional Speedlight is attached. Auto with red-eye
reduction becomes red-eye reduction.
• mode: Auto slow sync becomes slow sync, auto slow sync with red-eye reduction becomes slow
sync with red-eye reduction, and off becomes slow sync.
If AUTO is selected for ISO sensitivity in Digital Vari-Program modes or On is selected for Custom Set-
ting 7 (ISO Auto) in P, S, A, or M mode, ISO sensitivity will be adjusted for optimal flash output when
an optional SB-800 or SB-600 Speedlight is attached. This may result in foreground subjects being un-
derexposed in photographs taken with the flash at slow shutter speeds, in daylight, or against a bright
background. Choose a flash mode other than slow sync or choose a larger aperture.
If Auto FP High Speed Sync is used, the shutter will synchronize with an external flash at speeds of ½00 s
or slower.
i-TTL flash control can be used at ISO sensitivities between 100 and 1600. Higher values may not
produce the desired results at some ranges or apertures. If the flash-ready indicator blinks for about
three seconds after a photograph is taken, the flash has fired at full power and the photograph may
be underexposed.
The optional SB-800 and SB-600 Speedlights and SU-800 wireless Speedlight commander provide ac-
tive AF assist illumination for the following focus areas:
• 24–34 mm AF lens • 35–105 mm AF lens
The SB-800 and SB-600 also provide red-eye reduction. With other Speedlights, the camera AF assist
illuminator is used for AF-assist illumination and red-eye reduction.
In the following modes, the maximum aperture (minimum f/-number) selectable by the camera is
limited according to ISO sensitivity ( 43):
Maximum aperture at ISO sensitivity of
Mode 100 125 160 200 250 320 400 500 640 800 1000 1250 1600
P, , , , , , 4 4.2 4.5 4.8 5 5.3 5.6 6 6.3 6.7 7.1 7.6 8
5.6 6 6.3 6.7 7.1 7.6 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 11 11
For each one-step increase in sensitivity (e.g., from 200 to 400), aperture is stopped down by half an f/-
stop. If the maximum aperture of the lens is smaller than given above, the maximum value for aperture
will be the maximum aperture of the lens.
When an SC-series 17, 28, or 29 sync cable is used for off-camera flash photography, correct exposure
may not be achieved in i-TTL mode. We recommend that you choose spot metering to select standard
i-TTL flash control. Take a test shot and view the results in the monitor.
In i-TTL mode, use the flash panel or bounce adapter provided with the Speedlight. Do not use other
panels such as diffusion panels, as this may produce incorrect exposure. Auto power zoom is available
only with SB-800 and SB-600 Speedlights.
122 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories
Other Accessories
Viewfnder
eyepiece
accessories
• Diopter adjustment viewfnder lenses |orsos ..o .v.||.b|o .|t| J|cpto.s c| –5. –4. –3. –2. 0.
|05. |1. |2. .rJ |3 n
–1
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: ¯ost J|cpto.
.J|ustnort |orsos bo|c.o pu.c|.so tc orsu.o t|.t t|o Jos|.oJ |ccus c.r bo .c||ovoJ
• DK-21M magnifying eyepiece |rc.o.sos v|o.firJo. n.cr|fic.t|cr tc .pp.cx|n.to|v 110 ×
(50 nn |/14 |ors .t |rfir|tv. –10 n
–1
:
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p|ctcc..p|v. ccpv|rc. to|op|ctc |orsos. .rJ ct|o. t.sks t|.t .oou|.o .JJoJ p.oc|s|cr
|vop|oco .J.pto. .oou|.oJ (.v.||.b|o sop...to|v:
• Eyepiece adapter /tt.c| t|o |´2 n.cr|fio. tc t|o |80
• DR-6 right-angle viewing attachment ¯|o ||6 .tt.c|os .t . .|c|t .rc|o tc t|o v|o.firJo.
ovop|oco. .||c.|rc t|o |n.co |r t|o v|o.firJo. tc bo v|o.oJ |.cn .bcvo .|or t|o c.n
o.. |s |r pc.t..|t c.|ort.t|cr
Filters
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||kcr fi|to.s. ct|o. fi|to.s n.v |rto.|o.o .|t| .utc|ccus c. o|oct.cr|c ..rco firJ|rc
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fi|to. |rsto.J
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||400. /2. /12. b2. b8. b12:
Approved Memory Cards
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SanDisk 64 Vb. 128 Vb. 256 Vb. 512 Vb. 1 ´b. 2 ´b
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Panasonic 64 Vb. 128 Vb. 256 Vb. 512 Vb. 1 ´b. 2 ´b
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Toshiba 64 Vb. 128 Vb. 256 Vb. 512 Vb. 1 ´b . 2 ´b
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* If card will be used with card reader or other device, check that device sup-
ports 2 GB cards.
† SDHC compliant. If card will be used with card reader
or other device, check that device supports SDHC.
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Memory Cards
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123 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories
Accessories for the D80
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Power
sources
• EN-EL3e rechargeable Li-ion battery /JJ|t|cr.| ||||3o b.tto.|os ..o .v.||.b|o |.cn |cc.|
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• MB-D80 Multi-Power battery pack ¯|o Vb|80 t.kos cro c. t.c
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• EH-5 AC adapter |so tc pc.o. t|o c.no.. |c. oxtorJoJ po.|cJs
35°
Remote
controls
and cords
• MC-DC1 remote cord |.ovorts b|u. c.usoJ bv c.no.. s|.ko .rJ
|o.tu.os . s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |cck |c. |crc t|nooxpcsu.os
\|or ccrroct|rc t|o V´|´1. cpor t|o .oncto cc.J ccrroc
tc. ccvo. .rJ |rso.t t|o cc.J .s s|c.r ¯c p.ovort ..to. |.cn
orto.|rc t|o c.no... koop t|o .oncto cc.J ccrroctc. ccvo.
c|csoJ .|or rct |r uso
• ML-L3 wireless remote control |so .s . .oncto s|utto. .o|o.so |c. so||pc.t..|ts c. tc p.ovort
b|u. c.usoJ bv c.no.. s|.ko ¯|o V||3 usos . 3 \ ´|2025 b.tto.v
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Body cap
• BF-1A Body Cap ¯|o b|1/ koops t|o n|..c.. v|o.firJo. sc.oor. .rJ |c.p.ss fi|to. |.oo c|
Just .|or . |ors |s rct |r p|.co
Software
• Capture NX / ccnp|oto p|ctc oJ|t|rc p.ck.co .|t| suppc.t |c. |/\ |n.cos |so t|o |.t
ost vo.s|cr
• Camera Control Pro ´crt.c| t|o c.no.. .oncto|v |.cn . ccnputo. .rJ s.vo p|ctcc..p|s
J|.oct|v tc t|o ccnputo. |..J J|sk |so t|o |.tost vo.s|cr
124 Technical Notes / Caring for the Camera
Caring for the Camera
Storage
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ncr|tc. ccvo.. .oncvo t|o b.tto.v. .rJ stc.o t|o b.tto.v |r . ccc|. J.v ..o. .|t| t|o to.n|r.|
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• ..o roxt tc oou|pnort t|.t p.cJucos st.crc o|oct.cn.crot|c fio|Js. suc| .s to|ov|s|crs c.
..J|cs
• ..o oxpcsoJ tc tonpo..tu.os .bcvo 50 ˚´/122 ˚| (|c. ox.np|o. ro.. . sp.co |o.to. c. |r .
c|csoJ vo||c|o |r . |ct J.v: c. bo|c. –10 ˚´ (14 ˚|:
Cleaning
Camera body
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|rc t|o c.no.. .t t|o bo.c| c. so.s|Jo. .|po cff s.rJ c. s.|t .|t| . c|ct| ||c|t|v J.np
oroJ |r J|st|||oJ ..to. .rJ J.v t|c.cuc||v Important Dust or other foreign matter inside
the camera may cause damage not covered under warranty
Lens, mirror,
and viewfnder
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. b|c.o. || us|rc .r .o.csc| b|c.o.. koop t|o c.r vo.t|c.| tc p.ovort t|o J|sc|..co c|
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. sc|t c|ct| .rJ c|o.r .|t| c..o
Monitor
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.|po t|o su.|.co ||c|t|v .|t| . sc|t c|ct| c. c|.nc|s |o.t|o. |c rct .pp|v p.ossu.o. .s
t||s ccu|J .osu|t |r J.n.co c. n.||urct|cr
The Monitor
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||ou|J c.vst.| |.cn t|o ncr|tc. |.cn orto.|rc vcu. ovos c. ncut|
The Control Panel
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. n.||urct|cr. .rJ t|o J|sp|.v .||| sccr .otu.r tc rc.n.|
125 Technical Notes / Caring for the Camera
The Low-Pass Filter
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b.tto.v p.ck .|t| // b.tto.|os. tu.r t|o c.no.. cff .rJ |rso.t . |u||vc|..coJ ||||3o
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4
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to. ||.t t|.t c.r rct bo .oncvoJ .|t| . b|c.o. c.r cr|v bo
.oncvoJ bv ||kcr.ut|c.|.oJ so.v|co po.scrro| |rJo. rc
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p|.co t|o |ors c. bcJv c.p
Use a Reliable Power Source
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t|crs
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utos |rJ c|o.r|rc c. |rspoct|cr |nnoJ|.to|v
Foreign Matter on the Low-Pass Filter
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|c.p.ss fi|to. Ju.|rc p.cJuct|cr .rJ s||pp|rc ¯|o |80. |c.ovo.. |s Jos|croJ tc bo usoJ .|t| |rto.
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|c.o|cr n.tto. cr t|o fi|to. c.r bo .otcuc|oJ us|rc ´.ptu.o |` (.v.||.b|o sop...to|v. 123: c. t|o
c|o.r |n.co cpt|crs .v.||.b|o |r scno t||.Jp..tv |n.c|rc .pp||c.t|crs
Servicing the Camera and Accessories
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c.no.. |s |rspoctoJ c. so.v|coJ
127 Technical Notes / Caring for the Camera
Caring for the Camera and Battery: Cautions
Do not drop ¯|o p.cJuct n.v n.||urct|cr || sub|octoJ tc
st.crc s|ccks c. v|b..t|cr
Keep dry ¯||s p.cJuct |s rct ..to.p.cc|. .rJ n.v n.||urc
t|cr || |nno.soJ |r ..to. c. oxpcsoJ tc ||c| |ovo|s c| |u
n|J|tv |ust|rc c| t|o |rto.r.| noc|.r|sn c.r c.uso |..op.
..b|o J.n.co
Avoid sudden changes in temperature SuJJor c|.rcos |r ton
po..tu.o. suc| .s cccu. .|or orto.|rc c. |o.v|rc . |o.toJ
bu||J|rc cr . cc|J J.v. c.r c.uso ccrJors.t|cr |rs|Jo t|o
Jov|co ¯c p.ovort ccrJors.t|cr. p|.co t|o Jov|co |r . c...v
|rc c.so c. p|.st|c b.c bo|c.o oxpcs|rc |t tc suJJor c|.rcos
|r tonpo..tu.o
Keep away from strong magnetic felds |c rct uso c. stc.o t||s
Jov|co |r t|o v|c|r|tv c| oou|pnort t|.t coro..tos st.crc
o|oct.cn.crot|c ..J|.t|cr c. n.crot|c fio|Js St.crc st.t|c
c|..cos c. t|o n.crot|c fio|Js p.cJucoJ bv oou|pnort
suc| .s ..J|c t..rsn|tto.s ccu|J |rto.|o.o .|t| t|o ncr|
tc.. J.n.co J.t. stc.oJ cr t|o nonc.v c..J. c. .ffoct t|o
p.cJuct’s |rto.r.| c|.cu|t.v
Do not leave the lens pointed at the sun |c rct |o.vo t|o |ors
pc|rtoJ .t t|o sur c. ct|o. st.crc ||c|t scu.co |c. .r ox
torJoJ po.|cJ |rtorso ||c|t n.v c.uso t|o |n.co sorsc. tc
Joto.|c..to c. p.cJuco . .||to b|u. offoct |r p|ctcc..p|s
Blooming \o.t|c.| .||to st.o.ks n.v .ppo.. |r p|ctcc..p|s
c| t|o sur c. ct|o. st.crc ||c|t scu.cos ¯||s p|orcnorcr.
krc.r .s “b|ccn|rc.” c.r bo p.ovortoJ bv .oJuc|rc t|o
.ncurt c| ||c|t t|.t |.||s cr t|o |n.co sorsc.. o|t|o. bv
c|ccs|rc . s|c. s|utto. spooJ .rJ sn.|| .po.tu.o c. bv us
|rc .r || fi|to.
Do not touch the shutter curtain ¯|o s|utto. cu.t.|r |s oxt.ono|v
t||r .rJ o.s||v J.n.coJ |rJo. rc c|.cunst.rcos s|cu|J
vcu oxo.t p.ossu.o cr t|o cu.t.|r. pcko |t .|t| c|o.r|rc
tcc|s. c. sub|oct |t tc pc.o.|u| .|. cu..orts |.cn . b|c.o.
¯|oso .ct|crs ccu|J sc..tc|. Jo|c.n. c. to.. t|o cu.t.|r
Handle all moving parts with care |c rct .pp|v |c.co tc t|o b.t
to.vc|.nbo.. c..Js|ct. c. ccrroctc. ccvo.s ¯|oso p..ts
..o ospoc|.||v suscopt|b|o tc J.n.co
Turn the product of before removing or disconnecting the power
source |c rct urp|uc t|o p.cJuct c. .oncvo t|o b.tto.v
.|||o t|o p.cJuct |s cr c. .|||o |n.cos ..o bo|rc .occ.JoJ
c. Jo|otoJ |c.c|b|v cutt|rc pc.o. |r t|oso c|.cunst.rcos
ccu|J .osu|t |r |css c| J.t. c. |r J.n.co tc p.cJuct nonc.v
c. |rto.r.| c|.cu|t.v ¯c p.ovort .r .cc|Jort.| |rto..upt|cr
c| pc.o.. .vc|J c...v|rc t|o p.cJuct |.cn cro |cc.t|cr tc
.rct|o. .|||o t|o /´ .J.pto. |s ccrroctoJ
Lens contacts |oop t|o |ors ccrt.cts c|o.r
Cleaning \|or c|o.r|rc t|o c.no.. bcJv. uso . b|c.o. tc
cort|v .oncvo Just .rJ ||rt. t|or .|po cort|v .|t| . sc|t. J.v
c|ct| /|to. us|rc t|o c.no.. .t t|o bo.c| c. so.s|Jo. .|po
cff .rv s.rJ c. s.|t us|rc . c|ct| ||c|t|v J.nporoJ |r pu.o
..to. .rJ t|or J.v t|o c.no.. t|c.cuc||v |r ...o |rst.rcos.
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.||| sccr .otu.r tc rc.n.|
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bo cort|v .oncvoJ .|t| . b|c.o. \|or us|rc .r .o.csc|
b|c.o.. koop t|o c.r vo.t|c.| tc p.ovort J|sc|..co c| ||ou|J
¯c .oncvo firco.p.|rts .rJ ct|o. st.|rs |.cn t|o |ors. .pp|v
. sn.|| .ncurt c| |ors c|o.ro. tc . sc|t c|ct| .rJ .|po t|o
|ors c..o|u||v
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|rc t|o |c.p.ss fi|to.
Storage ¯c p.ovort nc|J c. n||Jo.. stc.o t|o c.no.. |r . J.v.
.o||vort||.toJ ..o. || t|o p.cJuct .||| rct bo usoJ |c. .r
oxtorJoJ po.|cJ. .oncvo t|o b.tto.v tc p.ovort |o.k.co .rJ
stc.o t|o c.no.. |r . p|.st|c b.c ccrt.|r|rc . Jos|cc.rt |c
rct. |c.ovo.. stc.o t|o c.no.. c.so |r . p|.st|c b.c. .s t||s
n.v c.uso t|o n.to.|.| tc Joto.|c..to |cto t|.t Jos|cc.rt
c..Ju.||v |csos |ts c.p.c|tv tc .bsc.b nc|stu.o .rJ s|cu|J
bo .op|.coJ .t .ocu|.. |rto.v.|s
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.t |o.st crco . ncrt| ¯u.r t|o c.no.. cr .rJ .o|o.so t|o
s|utto. . |o. t|nos bo|c.o putt|rc |t ...v
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ccvo. bo|c.o putt|rc t|o b.tto.v ...v
Notes on the monitor ¯|o ncr|tc. n.v ccrt.|r . |o. p|xo|s
t|.t ..o .|..vs ||t c. t|.t Jc rct ||c|t ¯||s |s ccnncr tc .||
¯|¯ |´| ncr|tc.s .rJ Jcos rct |rJ|c.to . n.||urct|cr |n
.cos .occ.JoJ .|t| t|o p.cJuct ..o ur.ffoctoJ
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||c|t
|c rct .pp|v p.ossu.o tc t|o ncr|tc.. .s t||s ccu|J c.uso
J.n.co c. n.||urct|cr |ust c. ||rt cr t|o ncr|tc. c.r bo
.oncvoJ .|t| . b|c.o. St.|rs c.r bo .oncvoJ bv .|p|rc
||c|t|v .|t| . sc|t c|ct| c. c|.nc|s |o.t|o. S|cu|J t|o ncr|
tc. b.o.k. c..o s|cu|J bo t.kor tc .vc|J |r|u.v |.cn b.ckor
c|.ss .rJ tc p.ovort ||ou|J c.vst.| |.cn t|o ncr|tc. tcuc|
|rc t|o sk|r c. orto.|rc t|o ovos .rJ ncut|
|op|.co t|o ncr|tc. ccvo. .|or t..rspc.t|rc t|o c.no.. c.
|o.v|rc |t ur.ttorJoJ
128 Technical Notes / Caring for the Camera
Batteries ||.t cr t|o b.tto.v to.n|r.|s c.r p.ovort t|o c.no..
|.cn |urct|cr|rc .rJ s|cu|J bo .oncvoJ .|t| . sc|t. J.v c|ct|
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t|o to.n|r.| ccvo.
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129 Technical Notes / Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting
If the camera fails to function as expected, check the list of common problems below before
consulting your retailer or Nikon representative. Refer to the page numbers in the right-
most column for more information.
Problem Solution
Camera takes time to turn on. Delete files or folders.
65, 74,
105
Viewfinder is out of focus.
Adjust viewfinder focus or use optional diopter adjust-
ment lenses.
17, 122
Viewfinder is dark. Insert a fully-charged battery. 12
Displays turn off without warning.
Choose longer delays for Custom Setting 27 (Monitor
off) or 28 (Auto meter off).
98, 99
Unusual characters displayed in con-
trol panel.
See “ A Note on Electronically-Controlled Cameras,” be-
low.

Displays in control panel or view-
finder are unresponsive and dim.
The response times and brightness of these displays
varies with temperature.

Fine lines are visible around active
focus area or display turns red when
focus area is highlighted.
These phenomena are normal for this type of viewfind-
er and do not indicate a malfunction.

Menu item is not displayed. Select Full for CSM / setup menu. 101
Menu item can not be selected.
Rotate mode dial to another setting or insert memory
card. Note that Battery info option is only available
when camera is powered by EN-EL3e battery.
107
Image size can not be changed. Image quality set to NEF (RAW). 34
Metering can not be changed.
Digital Vari-Program mode selected or autoexposure
lock in effect.
24, 94
Exposure compensation not avail-
able.
Choose mode P, S, or A. 45
Can not measure white balance. Subject is too dark or too bright. 60
Image can not be selected as source
for preset white balance.
Image was not created with D80. 82
White balance bracketing unavail-
able.
• NEF (RAW) or NEF + JPEG option selected for image
quality.
• (Choose color temp.) selected for white balance.
• Multiple exposure in progress.
34, 59,
84
A Note on Electronically-Controlled Cameras
In extremely rare instances, unusual characters may appear in the control
panel and the camera may stop functioning. In most cases, this phenom-
enon is caused by a strong external static charge. Turn the camera off, re-
move and replace the battery (note that the battery may be hot) or discon-
nect and reconnect the AC adapter, and turn the camera on again. If the
problem persists, turn the camera off and press the reset switch (see right;
note that this resets the clock). In the event of continued malfunction, con-
tact your retailer or a Nikon-authorized service representative.
Connector
cover
Reset
switch
130 Technical Notes / Troubleshooting
Problem Solution
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131 Technical Notes / Troubleshooting
Problem Solution
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132 Technical Notes / Troubleshooting
Camera Error Messages and Displays
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133 Technical Notes / Troubleshooting
Indicator
Problem Solution Monitor Control panel Viewfnder
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134 Technical Notes / Appendix
Appendix
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• Supported Standards 134
• Available Settings and Defaults 134
• Memory Card Capacity and Image Quality / Size 138
• Exposure Program (Mode P) 139
• Bracketing Programs 140
• White Balance and Color Temperature 140
• Flash Control 141
• Shutter Speeds Available with the Built-in Flash 141
• Aperture, Sensitivity, and Flash Range 141
Supported Standards
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1. Reset with two-button reset ( 44).
2. Reset with when mode dial is rotated to new setting.
3. Available with optional Speedlight only.
4. Reset with Custom Setting R (Reset).
135 Technical Notes / Appendix
P S A M
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2

2

2

2

2
✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
3 ´orto. /| ..o. ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
4 bu||t|r /| .ss|st |||un|r.tc. ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
5 |c nonc.v c..J` ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
6 |n.co .ov|o. ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
|SO .utc ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
8 ´.|J J|sp|.v ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
9 \|o.firJo. ...r|rc ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
10 |\ stop ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
11 |xpcsu.o ccnp ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
12 ´orto..o|c|toJ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
13 /utc b|¯ sot ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
14 /utc b|¯ c.Jo. ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
15 ´cnn.rJ J|.|s ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
16 |||´ buttcr ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
1 |||un|r.t|cr ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
18 /||//|| ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
19 /| |cck ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
20 |ccus ..o. ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
21 /| ..o. |||un|r.t|cr ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
22 bu||t|r fl.s| ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
23 ||.s| ...r|rc ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
24 ||.s| s|utto. spooJ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
25 /utc || ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
26 VcJo||rc fl.s| ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
2 Vcr|tc. cff ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
28 /utc noto. cff ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
29 So|| t|no. ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
30 |oncto ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
31 |xpcsu.o Jo|.v ncJo ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
32 Vb|80b.tto.|os ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
136 Technical Notes / Appendix
¯|o |c||c.|rc Jo|.u|ts ..o .ostc.oJ .|or . t.cbuttcr .osot |s po.|c.noJ
P S A M
S
h
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|n.co ou.||tv '||´ |c.n.|
|n.co s|.o | (382 × 2592:
\||to b.|.rco — /utc
||ro tur|rc — 0
´|ccso cc|c. tonp — 5.000 |
|SO sors|t|v|tv /|¯O 100
Vu|t|p|o oxpcsu.o — Off
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S|cct|rc ncJo S|rc|o |..no
|ccus ..o. — ´orto. — ´orto.
|ccus |cck Off
/| |cck |c|J Off
/utc|ccus ncJo /|/
Voto.|rc — V.t.|x
||ox|b|o p.cc..n — Off —
|xpcsu.o
ccnpors.t|cr
— Off (00:
b..ckot|rc — Off (0 |..nos:
||.s| ncJo /utc — /utc — S|c.
1
|||| fl.s|
||.s| ccnpors.t|cr — Off (00:
|\ |cck — Off
1. Auto slow sync.
137 Technical Notes / Appendix
¯|o |c||c.|rc Jo|.u|ts ..o .ostc.oJ .|t| ´ustcn Sott|rc | (Reset:
P S A M
C
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s
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S
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1 boop Or
2 /|..o. ncJo /utc..o. /| Single Dynamic Auto-area AF S|rc|o ..o.
3 ´orto. /| ..o. |c.n.| |..no
4 bu||t|r /| .ss|st |||un|r.tc. Or — Or — Or
5 |c nonc.v c..J` |o|o.so |cckoJ
6 |n.co .ov|o. Or
|SO .utc — Off
1
8 ´.|J J|sp|.v Off
9 \|o.firJo. ...r|rc Or
10 |\ stop 1/3 stop
11 |xpcsu.o ccnp — Off
12 ´orto..o|c|toJ — c8 nn
13 /utc b|¯ sot — /| ° fl.s|
14 /utc b|¯ c.Jo. — V¯| > |rJo. > cvo.
15 ´cnn.rJ J|.|s — Off
16 |||´ buttcr |SO J|sp|.v
1 |||un|r.t|cr Off
18 /||//|| /|//| |cck
19 /| |cck Off
20 |ccus ..o. |c ...p
21 /| ..o. |||un|r.t|cr /utc
22 bu||t|r fl.s| — ¯¯|
23 ||.s| ...r|rc — Or
24 ||.s| s|utto. spooJ — 1/60
25 /utc || — Off
26 VcJo||rc fl.s| — Off
2 Vcr|tc. cff 20 s
28 /utc noto. cff 6 s
29 So|| t|no. 10 s
30 |oncto 1 n|r
31 |xpcsu.o Jo|.v ncJo Off
32 Vb|80 b.tto.|os ||6 (//s|.o .|k.||ro:
1. Max. sensitivity set to 800, Min. shutter speed set to 1/30
138 Technical Notes / Appendix
Memory Card Capacity and Image Quality / Size
¯|o |c||c.|rc t.b|o s|c.s t|o .pp.cx|n.to runbo. c| p|ctu.os t|.t c.r bo stc.oJ cr . 1 ´b
|.r.scr|c |.c ||´| S|||| c..J .t J|ffo.ort |n.co ou.||tv .rJ s|.o sott|rcs
Image quality Image size File size (MB)
1
Number of images
1
Bufer capacity
1, 2
||| | '||´ ||ro
3
| 12 54 6
V 151 63 6
S 136 2 6
||| | '||´ |c.n.|
3
| 148 65 6
V 138 1 6
S 130 6 6
||| | '||´ b.s|c
3
| 136 2 6
V 130 6 6
S 12 8 6
||| (|/\: — 124 82 6
'||´ ||ro
| 48 133 23
V 2 233 100
S 12 503 100
'||´ |c.n.|
| 24 260 100
V 13 446 100
S 06 918 100
'||´ b.s|c
| 12 503 100
V 0 86 100
S 03 1500 100
1 /|| ficu.os ..o .pp.cx|n.to |||o s|.o v..|os .|t| scoro .occ.JoJ .rJ n.ko c| nonc.v c..J
2 V.x|nun runbo. c| |..nos t|.t c.r bo t.kor bo|c.o s|cct|rc stcps .t |SO 100 ´.p.c|tv c| nonc.v buffo.
J.cps || rc|so .oJuct|cr |s cr
3 |n.co s|.o .pp||os tc '||´ |n.cos cr|v S|.o c| ||| (|/\: |n.cos c.r rct bo c|.rcoJ |||o s|.o |s t|o tct.| |c.
ccnp.ossoJ ||| (|/\: .rJ '||´ |n.cos
139 Technical Notes / Appendix
Exposure Program (Mode P)
¯|o oxpcsu.o p.cc..n |c. ncJo | |s s|c.r |r t|o |c||c.|rc c..p|
| (|ors |cc.| |orct|: ≤ 55 nn
135 nn ≥ | > 55 nn
| > 135 nn
¯|o n.x|nun .rJ n|r|nun v.|uos |c. |\ v..v .|t| |SO sors|t|v|tv. t|o .bcvo c..p| .s
sunos .r |SO sors|t|v|tv c| |SO 200 oou|v.|ort \|or n.t.|x noto.|rc |s usoJ. v.|uos cvo.
16 '/· |\ ..o .oJucoJ tc 16 '/· |\
Shutter speed
A
p
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r
t
u
r
e
140 Technical Notes / Appendix
Bracketing Programs
¯|o runbo. c| s|cts .rJ b..ckot|rc |rc.onort ..o s|c.r |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| .s |c||c.s
The Bracketing Progress Indicator and Number of Frames
Number of frames Progress indicator Description
3 |..nos urncJ|fioJ. roc.t|vo. pcs|t|vo
¯
2 |..nos urncJ|fioJ. roc.t|vo
¯
2 |..nos urncJ|fioJ. pcs|t|vo
¯ O.Jo. .|or Under > MTR > over |s so|octoJ |c. ´ustcn Sott|rc 14 (Auto BKT order: |s roc.t|vo.
urncJ|fioJ. pcs|t|vo (t|.oo |..nos: c. roc.t|vo. urncJ|fioJ (t.c |..nos:
Bracketing Increment
Autoexposure and fash bracketing
White balance bracketing Custom Setting 10 (EV Step) set to 1/3 EV Custom Setting 10 (EV Step) set to 1/2 EV
Display Increment Display Increment Display Increment
'/· |\ '/. |\ 1
²/· |\ 1 |\ 2
1 |\ 1 '/. |\ 3
1 '/· |\ 2 |\
1 ²/· |\
2 |\
White Balance and Color Temperature
/pp.cx|n.to cc|c. tonpo..tu.os |c. o.c| .||to b.|.rco sott|rc ..o c|vor bo|c. (v.|uos n.v
J|ffo. |.cn cc|c. tonpo..tu.os c|vor bv p|ctc cc|c. noto.s:
White balance
Fine tuning
None –3 –2 –1 +1 +2 +3
Auto 3.500 | – 8.000 | ||ro tur|rc .JJoJ tc v.|uo so|octoJ bv c.no..
Incandescent 3.000 | 3.300 | 3.200 | 3.100 | 2.900 | 2.800 | 2.00 |
Fluorescent
*
4.200 | .200 | 6.500 | 5.000 | 3.00 | 3.000 | 2.00 |
Dir. sunlight 5.200 | 5.600 | 5.400 | 5.300 | 5.000 | 4.900 | 4.800 |
Flash 5.400 | 6.000 | 5.800 | 5.600 | 5.200 | 5.000 | 4.800 |
Cloudy 6.000 | 6.600 | 6.400 | 6.200 | 5.800 | 5.600 | 5.400 |
Shade 8.000 | 9.200 | 8.800 | 8.400 | .500 | .100 | 6.00 |
Choose color temp. 2.500 | – 9.900 |
|ct .v.||.b|o
White balance preset —
¯ ´c|c. tonpo..tu.o ..rco .oflocts .|Jo v..|.t|cr .ncrc fluc.oscort ||c|t scu.cos. ..rc|rc |.cn |c.
tonpo..tu.o st.J|un ||c|t|rc tc ||c|tonpo..tu.o no.cu.vv.pc. |.nps
Number of frames Bracketing increment
Bracketing progress indicator
141 Technical Notes / Appendix
Flash Control ( 42, 120)
¯|o |c||c.|rc tvpos c| fl.s| ccrt.c| ..o suppc.toJ .|or . ´|| |ors |s suoJ |r ccnb|r.t|cr
.|t| t|o bu||t|r fl.s| c. cpt|cr.| Sb800 c. Sb600 SpooJ||c|ts
• i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash for Digital SLR ||.s| cutput |s .J|ustoJ |c. . r.tu..| b.|.rco bot.oor
t|o n.|r sub|oct .rJ t|o b.ckc.curJ
• Standard i-TTL Fill-Flash for Digital SLR ||.s| cutput |s .J|ustoJ |c. t|o n.|r sub|oct. t|o b.|c|t
ross c| t|o b.ckc.curJ |s rct t.kor |rtc .cccurt |occnnorJoJ |c. s|cts |r .||c| t|o
n.|r sub|oct |s onp|.s|.oJ .t t|o oxporso c| b.ckc.curJ Jot.||s. c. .|or oxpcsu.o ccn
pors.t|cr |s usoJ
St.rJ..J |¯¯| fl.s| ccrt.c| |s usoJ .|t| spct noto.|rc c. .|or so|octoJ .|t| t|o cpt|cr.|
SpooJ||c|t |¯¯| b.|.rcoJ fi||fl.s| |c. J|c|t.| S|| |s usoJ |r .|| ct|o. c.sos
Shutter Speeds Available with the Built-in Flash
¯|o |c||c.|rc s|utto. spooJs ..o .v.||.b|o .|or t|o bu||t|r fl.s| |s usoJ
Mode Shutter speed Mode Shutter speed
. . P
¯
. A
¯
'/...–'/-. s '/...–1 s
'/...–'/·. s S. M '/...–'/·. s
¯ S|c.ost s|utto. spooJ .t .||c| fl.s| .||| bo usoJ c.r bo so|octoJ us|rc ´ustcn Sott|rc 24 (Flash
shutter speed: ||.s| .||| st||| fi.o .t s|utto. spooJs .s s|c. .s 30 s .|or sot tc s|c. svrc
Aperture, Sensitivity, and Flash Range
||.s| ..rco v..|os .|t| sors|t|v|tv (|SO oou|v.|orcv: .rJ .po.tu.o
Aperture at ISO equivalent of Range
100 125 160 200 250 320 400 500 640 800 1000 1200 1600 m ft.
14 16 18 2 22 25 28 32 35 4 45 5 56 10–92 3 |t 3 |r–30 |t 2|r
2 22 25 28 32 35 4 45 5 56 63 1 8 0–65 2 |t 4 |r–21 |t 4|r
28 32 35 4 45 5 56 63 1 8 9 10 11 06–46 2 |t–15 |t 1|r
4 45 5 56 63 1 8 9 10 11 13 14 16 06–32 2 |t–10 |t 6|r
56 63 1 8 9 10 11 13 14 16 18 20 22 06–23 2 |t– |t |r
9 10 11 13 14 16 18 20 22 25 29 32 06–16 2 |t–5 |t 3|r
11 13 14 16 18 20 22 25 29 32 — — — 06–11 2 |t–3 |t |r
16 18 20 22 25 29 32 — — — — — — 06–08 2 |t–2 |t |r
|r t|o |c||c.|rc ncJos. t|o n.x|nun .po.tu.o (n|r|nun |/runbo.: |s ||n|toJ .ccc.J|rc
tc |SO sors|t|v|tv .|or t|o bu||t|r fl.s| |s usoJ
Mode
Maximum aperture at ISO sensitivity of
100 125 160 200 250 320 400 500 640 800 1000 1250 1600
P. . . 4 42 45 48 5 53 56 6 63 6 1 6 8
56 6 63 6 1 6 8 85 9 95 10 11 11
|c. o.c| crostop |rc.o.so |r sors|t|v|tv (oc. |.cn 200 tc 400:. .po.tu.o |s stcppoJ Jc.r bv
|.|| .r |/stcp || t|o n.x|nun .po.tu.o c| t|o |ors |s sn.||o. t|.r c|vor .bcvo. t|o n.x|
nun v.|uo |c. .po.tu.o .||| bo t|o n.x|nun .po.tu.o c| t|o |ors
142 Technical Notes / Specifcations
Specifcations
Type S|rc|o|ors .oflox J|c|t.| c.no..
Efective pixels 102 n||||cr
CCD 236 × 158 nn. tct.| p|xo|s 105 n||||cr
Image size (pixels) • 3.82 × 2.592 (|..co: • 2.896 × 1.944 (VoJ|un: • 1.936 × 1.296 (Sn.||:
Lens mount ||kcr | ncurt .|t| /| ccup||rc .rJ /| ccrt.cts
Compatible lenses
*
Type G or D Nikkor /|| |urct|crs suppc.toJ
Micro Nikkor 85 mm f/2.8D /|| |urct|crs suppc.toJ oxcopt .utc|ccus .rJ scno oxpcsu.o ncJos
AI-P Nikkor /|| |urct|crs suppc.toJ oxcopt 3| cc|c. n.t.|x noto.|rc || .rJ .utc|ccus
Non-CPU ´.r bo usoJ |r ncJo M. but oxpcsu.o noto. Jcos rct |urct|cr. o|oct.cr|c ..rco firJo.
c.r bo usoJ || n.x|nun .po.tu.o |s |/56 c. |.sto.
Other AF Nikkor

/|| |urct|crs suppc.toJ oxcopt 3| cc|c. n.t.|x noto.|rc ||
¯ |`||kkc. |orsos c.r rct bo usoJ † |xc|uJ|rc |orsos |c. |3/|
Picture angle |ou|v.|ort |r 35 nn (135: |c.n.t |s .pp.cx 15 t|nos |ors |cc.| |orct|
Viewfnder
Diopter –20 tc |10 n
1
Eyepoint 195 nn (–10 n
1
:
Frame coverage /pp.cx 95° c| |ors (vo.t|c.| .rJ |c.|.crt.|:
Magnifcation /pp.cx 094 × (50 nn |ors .t |rfir|tv. –10 n
1
Focusing screen ¯vpob b.|to\|o. ´|o.. V.tto Sc.oor V..k || .|t| supo.|npcsoJ |ccus b..ckots .rJ Or
|on.rJ c.|J ||ros
Opt|c.| fixoJ ovo|ovo| port.p.|sn
Refex mirror Ou|ck .otu.r
Lens aperture |rst.rt .otu.r .|t| Jopt|c|fio|J p.ov|o.
Depth-of-feld preview \|or ´|| |ors |s .tt.c|oJ. Jopt|c|fio|J p.ov|o. buttcr stcps .po.tu.o Jc.r tc v.|uo
so|octoJ bv uso. (A .rJ M ncJos: c. bv c.no.. (ct|o. ncJos:
Self-timer ||oct.cr|c.||v ccrt.c||oJ t|no. .|t| 2. 5. 10 c. 20 s Ju..t|cr
Focus-area selection |ccus ..o. c.r bo so|octoJ |.cn 11 |ccus ..o.s
Lens servo • /utc|ccus (/|: |rst.rt s|rc|oso.vc /| (/|S:. ccrt|rucusso.vc /| (/|´:. .utc /|
S//|´ so|oct|cr (/|/:. p.oJ|ct|vo |ccus t..ck|rc .ct|v.toJ .utcn.t|c.||v .ccc.J|rc
tc sub|oct st.tus
• V.ru.| |ccus (V:
Storage
Media S| (Socu.o D|c|t.|: nonc.v c..Js. c.no.. suppc.ts S||´
File system ´cnp||.rt .|t| Dos|cr |u|o |c. C.no.. F||o Svston (|´|: 20 .rJ D|c|t.| P.|rt O.Jo.
Fc.n.t (||O|:
Compression • NEF (RAW) ccnp.ossoJ 12b|t • JPEG '||´ b.so||roccnp|.|rt
ISO sensitivity (Recom-
mended Exposure Index)
100 tc 1600 .|t| .JJ|t|cr.| sott|rcs c| up tc 1 |\ cvo. 1600 |r stops c| '/· |\
Autofocus
Detection range –10 tc |19 |\ (|SO 100 .t 20 ´/68 |:
AF-area mode S|rc|o..o. /|. Jvr.n|c..o. /|. .utc..o. /|
Focus lock |ccus c.r bo |cckoJ bv p.oss|rc t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |.||..v (s|rc|oso.vc /|: c.
bv p.oss|rc t|o AE-L/AF-L buttcr
¯¯| p|.so Jotoct|cr bv ||kcr Vu|t|´/V 1000 .utc|ccus sorsc. ncJu|o
143 Technical Notes / Specifcations
Metering
Exposure
¯|.ooncJo t|.cuc|t|o|ors (¯¯|: oxpcsu.o noto.|rc
Matrix 3| cc|c. n.t.|x noto.|rc || (tvpo ´ .rJ | |orsos:. cc|c. n.t.|x noto.|rc || (ct|o. ´||
|orsos:. noto.|rc po.|c.noJ bv 420socnort |´b sorsc.
Spot Voto.s 35 nn c|.c|o (.bcut 25° c| |..no: corto.oJ cr .ct|vo |ccus ..o.
Range (ISO 100 equivalent,
f/1.4 lens, 20 °C/68 °F)
0 tc 20 |\ (3| cc|c. n.t.|x c. corto..o|c|toJ noto.|rc:
2 tc 20 |\ (spct noto.|rc:
Center-weighted \o|c|t c| 5° c|vor tc 6. 8. c. 10 nn c|.c|o |r corto. c| |..no
Exposure meter coupling ´|| ccup||rc
Mode ||c|t.| \..||.cc..n ( .utc. pc.t..|t. |.rJsc.po. n.c.c c|csoup. spc.ts.
r|c|t |.rJsc.po. r|c| pc.t..|t:. p.cc..nnoJ .utc (P: .|t| flox|b|o p.cc..n. s|utto.
p.|c.|tv .utc (S:. .po.tu.op.|c.|tv .utc (A:. n.ru.| (M:
Exposure compensation –5 tc |5 |\ |r |rc.onorts c| '/· c. '⁄. |\
Bracketing |xpcsu.o .rJ / c. fl.s| b..ckot|rc (2–3 oxpcsu.os |r |rc.onorts c| '⁄· c. '⁄. |\:
Exposure lock |xpcsu.o |cckoJ .t JotoctoJ v.|uo .|t| AE-L/AF-L buttcr
Shutter ||oct.cr|c.||vccrt.c||oJ vo.t|c.|t..vo| |cc.| p|.ro s|utto.
Speed 30 tc '⁄·... s |r stops c| '⁄· c. '⁄. |\. bu|b
White balance /utc (¯¯| .||to b.|.rco .|t| 420socnort |´b sorsc.:. s|x n.ru.| ncJos .|t| firo
tur|rc. cc|c. tonpo..tu.o sott|rc. p.osot .||to b.|.rco
Bracketing 2 tc 3 oxpcsu.os |r |rc.onorts c| 1
Built-in fash • . . .

/utc fl.s| .|t| .utc pcpup
• P. S. A. M V.ru.| pcpup .|t| buttcr .o|o.so
Guide number (m/ft) /pp.cx 13/42 .t |SO 100 .rJ 20 ´ (68 |:
Sync contact
Flash
`ccrt.ct cr|v. fl.s| svrc|.cr|..t|cr .t s|utto. spooJs c| up tc '⁄... s
Flash control
Auto aperture /v.||.b|o .|t| Sb800 .rJ ´|| |ors
Non-TTL auto /v.||.b|o .|t| suc| SpooJ||c|ts .s Sb800. 80|`. 28|`. 28. 2. .rJ 22s
TTL ¯¯| fl.s| ccrt.c| bv 420socnort |´b sorsc. |¯¯| b.|.rcoJ fi||fl.s| |c. J|c|t.| S|| .rJ
st.rJ..J |¯¯| fi||fl.s| |c. J|c|t.| S|| .v.||.b|o .|t| bu||t|r fl.s|. Sb800. .rJ Sb600
Range-priority manual /v.||.b|o .|t| Sb800
Flash-ready indicator ||c|ts .|or bu||t|r fl.s| c. Sbso.|os SpooJ||c|t suc| .s 800. 600. 80|`. 28|`. 50|`.
28. 2. c. 22s |s |u||v c|..coJ. b||rks |c. .bcut 3 s .|to. fl.s| |s fi.oJ .t |u|| cutput
Accessory shoe St.rJ..J |SO |cts|co ccrt.ct .|t| s.|otv |cck
Nikon Creative Lighting
System
\|t| Sb800. 600. .rJ |200. suppc.ts /Jv.rcoJ \|.o|oss ||c|t|rc (Sb600 .rJ |200 cr|v
suppc.t /\| .|or usoJ .s .oncto fl.s|:. /utc || ||c|SpooJ Svrc. ||.s| ´c|c. |r|c.
n.t|cr ´cnnur|c.t|cr. ncJo||rc ||.s|. .rJ |\ |cck
Flash mode • . .

/utc. .utc .|t| .oJovo .oJuct|cr. fi||fl.s| .rJ .oJovo .oJuct|cr .v.||.b|o
.|t| cpt|cr.| SpooJ||c|t


/utc. .utc s|c. svrc. .utc s|c. svrc .|t| .oJovo .oJuct|cr. s|c. svrc .rJ s|c.
svrc .|t| .oJovo .oJuct|cr .v.||.b|o .|t| cpt|cr.| SpooJ||c|t
• . .

||||fl.s| .rJ .oJovo .oJuct|cr .v.||.b|o .|t| cpt|cr.| SpooJ||c|t
• P. A |||| fl.s|. .o..cu.t.|r .|t| s|c. svrc. s|c. svrc. s|c. svrc .|t| .oJovo .oJuct|cr.
.oJovo .oJuct|cr
• S. M |||| fl.s|. .o..cu.t.|r svrc. .oJovo .oJuct|cr
Monitor 25 |r. 230.000Jct. |c.tonpo..tu.o pc|vs|||ccr ¯|¯ |´| .|t| b.|c|tross .J|ustnort
Video output ´.r bo so|octoJ |.cn |¯S´ .rJ |/|
External interface |Sb 20 ||spooJ
Tripod socket '⁄· |r (|SO:
144 Technical Notes / Specifcations
Firmware upgrades ||.n...o c.r bo upc..JoJ bv uso.
Supported languages ´||roso (S|np||fioJ .rJ ¯..J|t|cr.|:. |utc|. |rc||s|. ||rr|s|. |.orc|. ´o.n.r. |t.||.r.
'.p.roso. |c.o.r. |c||s|. |c.tucuoso. |uss|.r. Sp.r|s|. S.oJ|s|
Power source • Oro .oc|..co.b|o ||kcr ||||3o |||cr b.tto.v. c|..c|rc vc|t.co (V|18. ou|ck c|..
co.: 4 \ |´
• Vb|80 Vu|t||c.o. b.tto.v p.ck (.v.||.b|o sop...to|v: .|t| cro c. t.c .oc|..co.b|o
||kcr ||||3o |||cr b.tto.|os c. s|x ||6 .|k.||ro. ||6 ||V|. ||6 ||t||un. c. ¯|6 r|cko|
n.rc.roso // b.tto.|os
• ||5 /´ .J.pto. (.v.||.b|o sop...to|v:
Dimensions (W × D × H) /pp.cx 132 × 103 × nn (52 × 41 × 30 |r:
Weight /pp.cx 585 c (1 |b 5c.: .|t|cut b.tto.v. nonc.v c..J. bcJv c.p. c. |´| ncr|tc. ccvo.
Operating environment
Temperature 0 tc |40 ´ (|32 tc 104 |:
Humidity |oss t|.r 85° (rc ccrJors.t|cr:
Rated input /´ 100 tc 240 \. 50/60 |.
Rated output |´ 84 \ / 900 n/
Supported batteries ||||3o .oc|..co.b|o |||cr b.tto.|os
Charging time /pp.cx 135 n|rutos
Operating temperature 0 tc |40 ´ (|32 tc 104 |:
Dimensions (W × D × H) /pp.cx 90 × 35 × 58 nn (35 × 14 × 23 |r:
Length of cord /pp.cx 1.800 nn (5 |t 11 |r:
Weight /pp.cx 80 c (28 c.:. oxc|uJ|rc pc.o. c.b|o
Type |oc|..co.b|o ||t||un|cr b.tto.v
Rated capacity 4 \ / 1500 n/|
Dimensions (W × D × H) /pp.cx 395 × 56 × 21 nn (16 × 22 × 08 |r:
Weight /pp.cx 80 c (28 c.:. oxc|uJ|rc pc.o. c.b|o
|r|oss ct|o..|so st.toJ. .|| ficu.os ..o |c. . c.no.. .|t| . |u||vc|..coJ b.tto.v cpo..t|rc .t .r .nb|
ort tonpo..tu.o c| 20 ´ (68 |:
MH-18a Quick Charger
Specifications
||kcr .oso.vos t|o .|c|t tc c|.rco t|o spoc|fic.t|crs c| t|o |..J...o .rJ sc|t...o Josc.|boJ |r t||s
n.ru.| .t .rv t|no .rJ .|t|cut p.|c. rct|co ||kcr .||| rct bo |o|J ||.b|o |c. J.n.cos t|.t n.v .osu|t
|.cn .rv n|st.kos t|.t t||s n.ru.| n.v ccrt.|r
EN-EL3e Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
145 Technical Notes / Specifcations
Type ´tvpo /|S |` ¯ccn||kkc. |ors .|t| bu||t|r ´|| .rJ ||kcr ncurt
Supported cameras ||kcr |` |c.n.t J|c|t.| c.no..s
Focal length 18 – 135 nn
Max. aperture 1 35 – 56
Construction 15 o|onorts |r 13 c.cups (|rc|uJ|rc 1 || c|.ss o|onort .rJ 2 .sp|o.|c.| o|onorts:
Focal length scale 18. 24. 35. 50. 0. 105. 135
Distance information Supp||oJ tc c.no.. bcJv
Zoom ¯ccn .J|ustoJ bv .ct.t|rc .ccn .|rc
Focus /utc|ccus .|t| S||ort \.vo Vctc.. n.ru.| |ccus. n.ru.| |ccus suppc.toJ .|or /V
s.|tc| sot tc / c. V |ccus c.r bo .J|ustoJ bv .ct.t|rc |ors |ccus|rc .|rc .|to. |cck|rc
|ccus |r s|rc|oso.vc .utc|ccus |c rct uso |ccus|rc .|rc .|||o c.no.. |s |ccus|rc
Closest focus distance 045 n (15 |t: .t .|| .ccn pcs|t|crs
Aperture Sovor b|.Jo J|.p|..cn .|t| .utc .po.tu.o
Aperture range |/35 – 22 (.t 18 nn:. |/56 – 38 (.t 135 nn:
Metering V.x|nun .po.tu.o
Filter diameter 6 nn (|05 nn:
Dimensions (W × D × H) /pp.cx 35 nn J|.noto. × 865 nn/29 × 34 |r
Weight /pp.cx 385 c (136 c.:
Lens hood |b32 (.v.||.b|o sop...to|v. .tt.c|os .s s|c.r bo|c.:
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18–135 mm f/3.5–5.6G ED-IF AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens (Available Separately)
¯|o |c||c.|rc .ccossc.|os c.r rct bo usoJ .|t| t|o 18–135 nn |/35–56´ |||| /|S |` to|occrvo.t
o.s (.|| tvpos:. || .utc oxtors|cr .|rcs (.|| tvpos:. | .|rcs (.|| tvpos:. b|4 .utc .|rcs. bo||c.s .tt.c|
norts (.|| tvpos:. .rJ S`1 .tt.c|nort .|rcs Ot|o. .ccossc.|os n.v .|sc bo |rccnp.t|b|o Soo t|o
.ccossc.v n.ru.| |c. Jot.||s
146 Technical Notes / Specifcations
Battery Life
¯|o runbo. c| s|cts t|.t c.r bo t.kor .|t| . |u||vc|..coJ ||||3o b.tto.v (1500 n/|: v..|os .|t|
t|o ccrJ|t|cr c| t|o b.tto.v. tonpo..tu.o. .rJ |c. t|o c.no.. |s usoJ ¯|o |c||c.|rc no.su.onorts
.o.o po.|c.noJ .t . tonpo..tu.o c| 20 ´ (68 |:
Example 1: 2,700 shots
/|S |` || || 18–135 nn |/35–56´ |ors. ccrt|rucus s|cct|rc ncJo. ccrt|rucusso.vc .utc|ccus.
|n.co ou.||tv sot tc '||´ b.s|c. |n.co s|.o sot tc M. s|utto. spooJ '⁄.. s. s|utto..o|o.so buttcr p.ossoJ
|.||..v |c. t|.oo soccrJs .rJ |ccus cvc|oJ |.cn |rfir|tv tc n|r|nun ..rco t|.oo t|nos. .|to. s|x s|cts.
ncr|tc. tu.roJ cr |c. fivo soccrJs .rJ t|or tu.roJ cff. cvc|o .opo.toJ crco oxpcsu.o noto.s |.vo
tu.roJ cff
Example 2: 600 shots
/|S |` || || 18–135 nn |/35–56´ |ors. s|rc|o|..no s|cct|rc ncJo. ccrt|rucusso.vc .utc|ccus.
|n.co ou.||tv sot tc '||´ |c.n.|. |n.co s|.o sot tc L. s|utto. spooJ 1⁄250 s. s|utto..o|o.so buttcr
p.ossoJ |.||..v |c. fivo soccrJs .rJ |ccus cvc|oJ |.cn |rfir|tv tc n|r|nun ..rco crco. ncr|tc.
tu.roJ cr |c. |cu. soccrJs .|to. o.c| s|ct. bu||t|r SpooJ||c|t fi.oJ .t |u|| pc.o. .|t| ovo.v ct|o. s|ct.
roxt s|ct t.kor .|to. oxpcsu.o noto.s |.vo tu.roJ cff
¯|o |c||c.|rc c.r .oJuco b.tto.v |||o
¯c orsu.o n.x|nun b.tto.v po.|c.n.rco
• |oop t|o b.tto.v ccrt.cts c|o.r Sc||oJ ccrt.cts c.r .oJuco b.tto.v po.|c.n.rco
• |so ||||3o b.tto.|os |nnoJ|.to|v .|to. c|..c|rc b.tto.|os .||| |cso t|o|. c|..co || |o|t urusoJ
• ´|ock b.tto.v st.tus .ocu|..|v us|rc t|o Battery info cpt|cr |r t|o sotup noru ( 10:
¯|o b.tto.v |ovo| J|sp|.voJ bv t|o c.no.. n.v v..v .|t| c|.rcos |r tonpo..tu.o
• |s|rc t|o ncr|tc.
• |oop|rc t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr p.ossoJ
|.||..v
• |opo.toJ .utc|ccus cpo..t|crs
• ¯.k|rc |/\ (|||: p|ctcc..p|s
• S|c. s|utto. spooJs
147 Technical Notes / Index
Index
Symbols
3| cc|c. n.t.|x noto.|rc ||
See Voto.|rc
420socnort |´b sorsc. See
Voto.|rc. \||to b.|.rco
(.utc ncJo:. 19–23
(c|csoup ncJo:. 24–25
(ccrt|rucus s|cct|rc
|rJ|c.tc.:. 36
(oxpcsu.o ccnpors.
t|cr:. 54
(fl.s| ccnpors.t|cr:. 55
(fl.s|.o.Jv |rJ|c.tc.:. 23
(|\ |cck:. 92–93
(|.rJsc.po ncJo:. 24–25
(r|c|t |.rJsc.po ncJo:.
24–25
(r|c|t pc.t..|t ncJo:.
24–25
(pc.t..|t ncJo:. 24–25
(.oncto ccrt.c| |rJ|c.tc.:.
38–39
(so|| t|no. |rJ|c.tc.:. 3
(spc.ts ncJo:. 24–25
A
A See /po.tu.op.|c.|tv .utc
/ccossc.|os See also b.tto.v.
|ors. ||.s|. cpt|cr.|
cpt|cr.|. 116–123
supp||oJ.
/Jcbo |´b See ´c|c. ncJo
/Jv.rcoJ \|.o|oss ||c|t
|rc. 120
AE-L/AF-L (´ustcn Sott|rcs
noru:. 94
AE lock (´ustcn Sott|rcs
noru:. 94
/|/ See |ccus. .utc|ccus.
ncJo
AF area illumination (´us
tcn Sott|rcs noru:. 95
AF-area mode (´ustcn Sot
t|rcs noru:. 8
/|.ss|st |||un|r.tc.. 28. 8
/|´ See |ccus. .utc|ccus.
ncJo
/|S See |ccus. .utc|ccus.
ncJo
/po.tu.o. 49–50. 141
n.x|nun. 49. 50. 116. 121
n|r|nun. 45. 49. 50. 132
/po.tu.op.|c.|tv .utc. 49
/uJ|c/v|Joc (/\: c.b|o. 66
/utc..o. /| See AF-area
mode
Auto BKT order (´ustcn
Sott|rcs noru:. 91
Auto BKT set (´ustcn Sot
t|rcs noru:. 90
/utcoxpcsu.o |cck. 53 See
also AE lock
/utc|ccus See |ccus
/utc (||.s| ncJo:. 41
Auto FP (´ustcn Sott|rcs
noru:. 98
Auto image rotation (sotup
noru:. 108
/utc noto. cff. 18. 99
Auto meter off (´ustcn
Sott|rcs noru:. 99
/utc ncJo. 19–23
B
b.ck||c|t. ccrt.c| p.ro|. 3. 93
b/S|´ See |n.co ou.||tv
b.tto.v. . 12–13. 19. 123. 12
See also Battery info. ´|cck.
b.tto.v. Vb|80
||||3o. . 12–13. 123
|rso.t|rc. 12–13
|||o. 146
stc..co. ||. 12
Battery info (sotup noru:.
10
Beep (´ustcn Sott|rcs
noru:. 86
(b..ckot|rc |rJ|c.tc.:.
56–5
b|.ck .rJ .||to. 81
b|u.. .oJuc|rc. 36. 51 See also
Exposure delay mode.
So|| t|no.. S|cct|rc ncJo.
Jo|.voJ .oncto. S|cct
|rc ncJo. ou|ck.ospcrso
.oncto
b..ckot|rc. 56–5. 140 See
also |xpcsu.o. b..ckot|rc.
||.s|. b..ckot|rc. \||to b.|
.rco. b..ckot|rc
b.|c|tross See |xpcsu.o.
||.s|. |ovo|. LCD brightness.
Vcr|tc.. b.|c|tross c|
buffo. s|.o. 36
Built-in AF-assist illumi-
nator (´ustcn Sott|rcs
noru:. 8
Built-in flash (´ustcn Sot
t|rcs noru:. 40. 95
bu|b See |crc t|nooxpc
su.os
bu.st See S|cct|rc ncJo.
ccrt|rucus
b/\ See b|.ck .rJ .||to
C
´.no.. ´crt.c| |.c. 68. 123
´.ptu.o |`. 106. 123
Center AF area (´ustcn
Sott|rcs noru:. 8
´orto..o|c|toJ See Cen-
ter-weighted. Voto.|rc
Center-weighted (´ustcn
Sott|rcs noru:. 90
´|cck. 103. 132
b.tto.v. 103
(“c|cck rct sot” |rJ|c.
tc.:. 103. 132
´|cso up. 24–25
´|S See ´.o.t|vo ||c|t|rc
Svston
´c|c. See ´c|c. ncJo. Filter
effects. |uo. S.tu..t|cr.
\||to b.|.rco
´c|c. ncJo. 80
´c|c. p.cfi|o See ´c|c. ncJo
´c|c. sp.co See ´c|c. ncJo
´c|c. tonpo..tu.o. 58. 59.
140 See also \||to b.|.rco
Command dials (´ustcn
Sott|rcs noru:. 91
´cnputo.. 6–68. 69
´crt|rucus. 36
´crt|rucusso.vc /| See
|ccus. .utc|ccus. ncJo
´crt..st. 9–80 See also
Optimize image. ¯cro
ccnpors.t|cr
´cp|os See Small picture
´|| |ors See |ors. ´||
´.o.t|vo ||c|t|rc Svston
(´|S:. 119. 121
´.cp. 1. 111 See also |.|rt
|rc. Trim
CSM/Setup menu (sotup
noru:. 101–102
´ustcn Sott|rcs. 86–100
D
|.to. 14. 103 See also ´|cck.
World time
|.v||c|t s.v|rc t|no. 103 See
also World time
|´| See |os|cr |u|o |c.
´.no.. |||o Svston
|´||. 9
|o|.u|t sott|rcs. 134–13 See
also Reset. ¯.cbuttcr .osot
|o|oto. 26. 65. 4 See also
Vonc.v c..J. |c.n.tt|rc.
|.ctoct|rc p|ctcc..p|s
.|| |n.cos. 4
so|octoJ |n.cos. 4
s|rc|o|..no p|.vb.ck.
26. 65
|o|.voJ .oncto. 36. 38
Delete (p|.vb.ck noru:. 4
|opt| c| fio|J. 49
p.ov|o.. 49 See also Mod-
eling flash
|os|cr |u|o |c. ´.no.. |||o
Svston. 134
||c|t.| |.|rt O.Jo. |c.n.t. 69.
3. 134
||c|t.| \..||.cc..n. 24–25
||cpto.. 1. 122 See also
\|o.firJo.
|||c|t|rc. 110
D-lighting (.otcuc| noru:.
110
||O| See ||c|t.| |.|rt O.Jo.
|c.n.t
Dust off ref photo (sotup
noru:. 106–10
|vr.n|c ..o. /| See AF-
area mode
E
||oct.cr|c ..rco firJo. See
|ccus. n.ru.|
EV step (´ustcn Sott|rcs
noru:. 89
|x|| vo.s|cr 221. 134
|xpcsu.o. 52–5. 89 See also
/po.tu.o. /po.tu.op.|c.|tv
.utc. /utcoxpcsu.o |cck.
|.cc..nnoJ .utc. S|utto.
p.|c.|tv .utc. S|utto. spooJ.
V.ru.| ncJo
b..ckot|rc. 56–5. 140
ccnpors.t|cr. 54. 55. 89
o|oct.cr|c .r.|cc oxpcsu.o
J|sp|.v. 50
noto.s. 3. 18. 99
p.cc..n. 139
Exposure comp. (´ustcn
Sott|rcs noru:. 89
Exposure delay mode (´us
tcn Sott|rcs noru:. 99
|vop|oco c.p. 3. 8. 3
F
|||o. 33. 35. . 106. 138
|c.n.t. 35. . 134
File no. sequence (sotup
noru:. 106
|||to. See also /ccossc.|os.
cpt|cr.|. Filter effects.
|out..| |ors|tv (||:
Filter effects (.otcuc|
noru:. 112
||.n...o See Firmware
version
148 Technical Notes / Index
Firmware version (sotup
noru:. 108
|||| See |n.co ou.||tv
||.s|
b..ckot|rc. 56–5
bu||t |r. 23. 40–42. 95
ccnpors.t|cr. 55
|ovo|. 42. 90. 92
ncr|tc. p.ofl.s|. 93. 95–9
cpt|cr.|. 119–121
..rco. 23. 119. 141
.o.Jv |rJ|c.tc.. 23. 93. 121
.oncto. 119
svrc spooJ. 42
||.s| ncJo. 40–42
Flash shutter speed (´us
tcn Sott|rcs noru:. 98
Flash warning (´ustcn Sot
t|rcs noru:. 98
||ox|b|o p.cc..n See |.c
c..nnoJ .utc
|ccus. 28–32 See also AF-
area mode
..o.. 30. 32. 8
corto.. 30. 8
.utc|ccus. 28–31
|cck. 31
ncJo. 29–30
n.ru.|. 32
t..ck|rc. 24
Focus area (´ustcn Sott|rcs
noru:. 94
|c|Jo.. 5. 102
p|.vb.ck. 5
.occ.J|rc. 105
Folders (sotup noru:. 105
Format (sotup noru:. 102
|..n|rc c.|J. 6 See also Grid
display
|.crtcu.t.|r svrc. 42
FUNC button (´ustcn Sot
t|rcs noru:. 92–93
|\ |cck. 92–93
G
Grid display (´ustcn Sot
t|rcs noru:. 89
H
Hide image (p|.vb.ck
noru:. 8
||J|rc |n.cos See Hide
image
High ISO NR (s|cct|rc
noru:. 83
||c|||c|ts. 63
||stcc..n. 63
|uo. 80
I
Illumination (´ustcn Sot
t|rcs noru:. 93
|||un|r.tc. See b.ck||c|t.
ccrt.c| p.ro|. /|.ss|st
|||un|r.tc.
Image comment (sotup
noru:. 104
Image overlay (.otcuc|
noru:. 114–115
|n.co ou.||tv. 34
||| (|/\:. 34. 35. 69.
114–115
Image quality (s|cct|rc
noru:. 81
Image review (´ustcn Sot
t|rcs noru:. 88
|n.co sorsc.. 34. 46. 106. 125
J|nors|crs c|. 142
|n.co s|.o. 35
Image size (s|cct|rc noru:.
81
ISO auto (´ustcn Sott|rcs
noru:. 88
|SO sors|t|v|tv. 43
.utc. 43. 88
ISO sensitivity (s|cct|rc
noru:. 83
|¯¯| fl.s| ccrt.c|. 96.
119–121. 141
J
'||´. 33. 35. 69. 138
K
| See ´c|c. tonpo..tu.o.
|unbo. c| oxpcsu.os
.on.|r|rc
L
| See |n.co s|.o
|.rJsc.pos See (|.rJ
sc.po ncJo:. (r|c|t
|.rJsc.po ncJo:
|.rcu.co. 14. 103
Language (sotup noru:. 103
LCD brightness (sotup
noru:. 103
|ors. 11. 21. 116–11
´||. 11
tvpo |. 11
tvpo ´. 11
rcr´||. 118
||c|t|rc See ||.s|. \||to
b.|.rco
Long exp. NR (s|cct|rc
noru:. 83
|crc t|nooxpcsu.os. 51. 123
|c.p.ss fi|to.. 125–126
c|o.r|rc. 125–126
M
V See |n.co s|.o
M See V.ru.| ncJo
V.ru.| ncJo. 45. 50–51
Vb|80. 100. 10. 123
MB-D80 batteries (´ustcn
Sott|rcs noru:. 100
V.ss stc..co See |Sb. V.ss
stc..co
V.t.|x See Voto.|rc
Vonc.v buffo.. 36. 83. 138
Vonc.v c..J. 15–16. 122. 138
.pp.cvoJ. 122
c.p.c|tv. 138
|c.n.tt|rc. 16. 102
|cck. 15
Vorus. 4–114 See also
CSM/Setup menu
us|rc. 9–10
Voto.|rc. 52
V|..c.. 16. 106. 124. 125–126
Mirror lock-up (sotup
noru:. 106
VcJo. 45–51 See also
/po.tu.op.|c.|tv .utc. /utc
ncJo. ||c|t.| \..||.cc..n.
|.cc..nnoJ .utc. V.ru.|
ncJo. S|utto.p.|c.|tv .utc
Modeling flash (´ustcn
Sott|rcs noru:. 98
Vcr|tc.. 8. 9. 61. 124
.utc cff. 98
b.|c|tross c|. 103
ccvo.. 8
Monitor off (´ustcn Sot
t|rcs noru:. 98
Vcrcc|.cno. 112 See also
b|.ck .rJ .||to
Monochrome (.otcuc|
noru:. 112
Vcv|rc sub|octs See
(spc.ts ncJo:. |ccus. .utc
|ccus. ncJo
Vu|t|p|o oxpcsu.o. 84–85
Multiple exposure (s|cct
|rc noru:. 84–85
N
|| See |||to.. |out..| |ors|tv
(||:
||| (|/\: See |n.co ou.||tv.
||| (|/\:
|out..| |ors|tv See |||to..
|out..| |ors|tv (||:
||c|t p|ctcc..p|v See
(r|c|t |.rJsc.po ncJo:.
(r|c|t pc.t..|t ncJo:
|c|so. 43. 51. 83. 88 See
also High ISO NR; Long
exp. NR
No memory card? (´ustcn
Sott|rcs noru:. 88
|cr´|| |ors See |ors.
rcr´||
|O|V/| See |n.co ou.||tv
|¯S´ See Video mode
|unbo. c| oxpcsu.os .on.|r
|rc. 5. 16. 19. 91
O
Off (||.s| ncJo:. 41
Optimize image (s|cct|rc
noru:. 9–81
Opt|crs See /ccossc.|os.
cpt|cr.|
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Where to Find It
Find what you’re looking for from:

The Table of Contents
Find items by function or menu name.

See pages v–vi

The Q&A Index

See pages vii–ix

Know what you want to do but don’t know the function name? Find it from the “question and answer” index.

The Index
Search by key word.

See pages 147–149

Error Messages

See pages 132–133

If a warning is displayed in the control panel, viewfinder, or monitor, find the solution here.

Troubleshooting

See pages 129–131

Camera behaving unexpectedly? Find the solution here.

Digitutor “Digitutor,” a series of “watch and learn” manuals in movie form, is available at the following website: http://www.nikondigitutor.com/index_eng.html Help Use the camera‘s on-board help feature for help on menu items and other topics. See page 9 for details.

Introduction Tutorial
Photography and Playback More on Photography (All Modes) P, S, A, and M Modes

Reference
More on Playback Connecting to a Television, Computer, or Printer Playback Options: The Playback Menu Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu

Menu Guide

Custom Settings Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu

Technical Notes

i

To avoid damage to the product. • Discontinue use immediately should you notice any changes in the battery. Should the insulation be damaged and the wires become exposed. Continued use could result in fire. WARNINGS Do not look at the sun through the viewfinder Viewing the sun or other strong light source through the viewfinder could cause permanent visual impairment. The consequences that could result from failure to observe the precautions listed in this section are indicated by the following symbol: This icon marks warnings. Failure to observe this precaution could result in fire or electric shock. Keep these safety instructions where all those who use the product will read them. Do not use in the presence of flammable gas Do not use electronic equipment in the presence of flammable gas. Observe the following precautions when handling batteries for use in this product: • Use only batteries approved for use in this equipment. Observe proper precautions when handling the quick charger • Keep dry. Do not place the strap around the neck of an infant or child Placing the camera strap around the neck of an infant or child could result in strangulation. • Do not handle the power cable or go near the charger during thunderstorms. • Dust on or near the metal parts of the plug should be removed with a dry cloth. Turn off immediately in the event of malfunction Should you notice smoke or an unusual smell coming from the equipment or AC adapter (available separately). Using the viewfinder diopter control When operating the viewfinder diopter control with your eye to the viewfinder. such as discoloration or deformation. To prevent possible injury. After removing the battery. • When the battery is not in use. Should the product break open as the result of a fall or other accident. Observe proper precautions when handling batteries Batteries may leak or explode if improperly handled. In the event of malfunction. take the power cable to a Nikon-authorized service representative for inspection. care should be taken not to put your finger in your eye accidentally. Keep out of reach of children Failure to observe this precaution could result in injury. Before removing the battery turn the camera off and allow the battery to cool. be sure to remove the battery when no charge remains. the product should be repaired only by a qualified technician. • Do not short or disassemble the battery. ii For Your Safety . attach the terminal cover and store in a cool. • Do not damage. • The battery may be hot immediately after use or when the product has been used on battery power for an extended period. remove the battery and/or AC adapter and then take the product to a Nikon-authorized service center for inspection. be sure it is unplugged. or forcibly tug or bend the power cable. taking care to avoid burns. read all warnings before using this Nikon product. Failure to observe this precaution could result in fire or electric shock. Do not place it under heavy objects or expose it to heat or flame. modify. • Do not immerse in or expose to water. take the equipment to a Nikon-authorized service center for inspection. Continued operation could result in injury. Failure to observe this precaution could result in electric shock. If you are using an AC adapter. • Batteries are prone to leakage when fully discharged. • Do not handle the plug or charger with wet hands. dry place. • Replace the terminal cover when transporting the battery. Do not disassemble Touching the product’s internal parts could result in injury. • Be sure the product is off before replacing the battery. Do not transport or store the battery with metal objects such as necklaces or hairpins. • Do not expose the battery to flame or to excessive heat. Failure to observe this precaution could result in electric shock. • Do not attempt to insert the battery upside down or backwards.For Your Safety To prevent damage to your Nikon product or injury to yourself or to others. as this could result in explosion or fire. read the following safety precautions in their entirety before using this equipment. unplug the AC adapter and remove the battery immediately.

This equipment generates. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Radio Frequency Interference Statement This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device. Using the flash close to the subject’s eyes could cause temporary visual impairment. Notices • No part of the manuals included with this product may be reproduced. the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.A. Notices for Customers in Canada CAUTION This class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference Causing Equipment Regulations. Particular care should CD-ROMs be observed when photographing infants. we would appreciate it were you to bring any errors or omissions to the attention of the Nikon representative in your area (address provided separately). if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions. or translated into any language in any form. ROMs on an audio CD player could cause hearing loss or damage the equipment. uses. 1300 Walt Whitman Road. • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Wash hands after handling. when the CD-ROMs containing software or manuals should not flash should be no less than one meter (39 in. D80 CAUTIONS Modifications The FCC requires the user be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by Nikon Corporation may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. regulations. • Nikon will not be held liable for any damages resulting from the use of this product. Notices iii . stored in a retrieval system. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception. and can radiate radio frequency energy and. care should be taken to avoid injury due to broken glass and to prevent the liquid crystal from the monitor touching the skin or entering the eyes or mouth. U.Use appropriate cables Observe caution when using the flash When connecting cables to the input and output Do not operate the flash with the flash window jacks. • While every effort has been made to ensure that the information in these manuals is accurate and complete.) from be played back on audio CD equipment. without Nikon’s prior written permission. transcribed. there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. New York 11747-3064. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. Avoid contact with liquid crystal Should the monitor break. use only the cables provided or sold by Nikon touching a person or object. Failure to observe this for the purpose to maintain compliance with product precaution could result in burns or fire. Notice for Customers in the State of California WARNING: Handling the cord on this product may expose you to lead. However. • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.S. Tel. Using other interface cables may exceed the limits of Class B Part 15 of the FCC rules. Notices for Customers in the U. may cause harmful interference to radio communications. transmitted. Melville.A.S.: 631-547-4200 Nikon Inc. which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on. Interface Cables Use the interface cables sold or provided by Nikon for your equipment. a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.. • Nikon reserves the right to change the specifications of the hardware and software described in these manuals at any time and without prior notice. by any means. ATTENTION Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. Playing CDthe subject. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/television technician for help.

commuter passes. contact the retailer or the local authorities in charge of waste management. or other device may be punishable by law. Notice Concerning Prohibition of Copying or Reproduction Note that simply being in possession of material that has been digitally copied or reproduced by means of a scanner. Acrobat. Deleted files can sometimes be recovered from discarded storage devices using commercially available software. government bonds. or coupon tickets. do not copy or reproduce passports issued by the government. Unless the prior permission of the government has been obtained. Disposing of Data Storage Devices Please note that deleting images or formatting memory cards or other data storage devices does not completely erase the original image data.Symbol for Separate Collection in European Countries This symbol indicates that this product is to be collected separately. and Adobe Reader are registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Inc. pictures of empty sky). Do not dispose of as household waste. bills. etc. PictBridge is a trademark. The copying or reproduction of stamps issued by the government and of certified documents stipulated by law is prohibited. erase all data using commercial deletion software. prints.). movies. • Comply with copyright notices The copying or reproduction of copyrighted creative works such as books. paintings. Do not use this product for the purpose of making illegal copies or to infringe copyright laws. coins. digital camera. except when a minimum of necessary copies are to be provided for business use by a company. Mac OS. Be sure to also replace any pictures selected for preset white balance. and photographs is governed by national and international copyright laws. potentially resulting in the malicious use of personal image data. Care should be taken to avoid injury when physically destroying data storage devices. music. licenses issued by public agencies and private groups. or format the device and then completely refill it with images containing no private information (for example. Before discarding a data storage device or transferring ownership to another person. iv Notices . Trademark Information Macintosh.” The copying or reproduction of paper money. coins. • Items prohibited by law from being copied or reproduced Do not copy or reproduce paper money. checks. drawings. such as passes and meal coupons. Ensuring the privacy of such data is the user’s responsibility. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft corporation. or local government bonds. and QuickTime are registered trademarks of Apple Computer. and tickets. woodcuts. gift certificates. Inc. even if such copies or reproductions are stamped “Sample. The following apply only to users in European countries: • This product is designated for separate collection at an appropriate collection point. the copying or reproduction or unused postage stamps or post cards issued by the government is prohibited. • Cautions on certain copies and reproductions The government has issued cautions on copies or reproductions of securities issued by private companies (shares. All other trade names mentioned in this manual or the other documentation provided with your Nikon product are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. maps. Adobe. The SDHC logo is a trademark. • For more information. Also. or securities which are circulated in a foreign country is prohibited. The SD logo is a trademark of the SD Card Association. securities. ID cards.

........................................................ S....................................... and M Modes) ...................... 83 Long Exp...... and M Modes Only) ... A......... and M Modes) ......................... 69 Printing Via Direct USB Connection .... 43 Two-Button Reset .. 35 Choosing a Shooting Mode ....................................................................................................................... 90 13: Auto BKT Set (P.............................................. 74 Playback Folder ........................... iii Q & A Index ....... 67 Printing Photographs .............................................. and M Modes Only) .... 74 Delete ......................66 Viewing Photographs on TV ............... 82 ISO Sensitivity (All Modes) ............ S..................................... 36 Self-Timer Mode .................................................. 87 4: AF-Assist (All Modes Except ..................... 65 Deleting Individual Photographs ........ 26 Menu Guide ............................ 67 Connecting the USB Cable ......... 95 Using the Built-in Flash ................................................ S............................................................................................................... 86 R: Reset .................. 14 Inserting Memory Cards ...................... 75 Hide Image ....... 91 15: Command Dials (P...................................... 38 Custom Settings .................................... 15 Adjusting Viewfinder Focus .............................. or Printer ................................................... 11 Charging and Inserting the Battery ............................... S........... Computer.......................................................................... 92 17: Illumination (All Modes) .................................... S....................................................................................... 28 Autofocus .........................74 Playback Options: The Playback Menu ................................... 93 18: AE-L/AF-L (All Modes) .............................................. 53 Exposure Compensation ............ 84 Image Quality and Size ......................... 59 More on Playback .....61 Viewing Photographs on the Camera ............................................. 90 14: Auto BKT Order (P..................................................................................... 89 12: Center-Weighted (P....................................... 61 .............................................. 24 Basic Playback ............. 63 Taking a Closer Look: Playback Zoom.................................................... 52 Metering ........... and M Modes Only)........................... 1 ...... 83 Multiple Exposure (P..... 48 Mode A (Aperture-Priority Auto) ........................................................... 28 Focus Area Selection ........................................................................................... 37 Using a Remote Control . 59 Preset White Balance ...... A...................... 88 7: ISO Auto (P....... 2 Using Camera Menus ........................... 54 Flash Exposure Compensation .............................................. 89 9: Viewfinder Warning (All Modes)............................................................................................................. 31 Manual Focus . S................45 Mode P (Programmed Auto)................................................................................................................................................ A....................................................... S.....vii Introduction ............ S............. 61 Table of Contents v .............................. A.............................. 83 High ISO NR (All Modes) .................... 40 ISO Sensitivity ................................................................................................... 30 Focus Lock ...................................... and M Modes Only). ............................ 52 Autoexposure Lock ............... 75 Slide Show ..................................... A.. 94 20: Focus Area (All Modes)........ (P........... 66 ....................................................................... 86 1: Beep (All Modes) ................ 58 Choosing a Color Temperature.... 88 8: Grid Display (All Modes) ..9 First Steps ..................................................................... 75 Rotate Tall .......... 28 Focus .... 58 Fine-Tuning White Balance.................................... 66 Connecting to a Computer ........................ 55 Bracketing ..... A..................................... 91 16: FUNC Button (All Modes) .................................. 19 Creative Photography (Digital Vari-Programs) ...... 89 10: EV Step (All Modes) .................................... 79 Image Quality (All Modes) ............................................................................................................. 79 Optimize Image (P............................................................................ and M Modes Only)........................... 32 Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu ...............74 ..................... and ) ......................................................................... and M Modes)....................................................... 88 6: Image Review (All Modes) .................................27 ....................................................................................................................................................................... 87 3: Center AF Area (All Modes) ............................................................. 56 White Balance .............................28 .................................................................................................................. 49 Mode M (Manual) ...................................................................... 45 .............................................................................................................................................. 89 11: Exposure Comp................................................................................ 33 Image Quality . 50 Exposure ..... A........... 81 White Balance (P................................................ 12 Basic Setup ...... 78 Reference ..................................Table of Contents For Your Safety .............. and M Modes Only) .................................................27 More on Photography (All Modes) ....... 34 Image Size .......................... 81 Image Size (All Modes) ........................................... A....................................................................... ii Notices ...................................................... 86 2: AF-Area Mode (All Modes) ................................. NR (All Modes) ..................................... A............. 64 Protecting Photographs from Deletion ....... 94 19: AE Lock (All Modes) .....................................................................................18 “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode) ........................ 17 Photo Information ......................................................... 44 P...... 47 Mode S (Shutter-Priority Auto) .... 69 Tutorial ..................................................18 .............................................................................. 62 Viewing Multiple Images: Thumbnail Playback .................................. 87 5: No Memory Card? (All Modes) ..................... 65 Connecting to a TV................................................................. 78 Print Set ........................................................ S............... A.................. 94 21: AF Area Illumination (All Modes) ..................... 11 Attaching a Lens ... 67 Before Connecting the Camera................. and M Modes ...........................................................1 Getting to Know the Camera.......................................................... S.....................................................................................................................

.................. 98 27: Monitor-Off (All Modes) . 112 Filter Effects .................................................................................................. and M Modes Only) ......... 112 Small Picture ....................... S........................................................................................................................22: Built-in Flash (P.......... 108 Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu ................................................... 103 USB ........................................................................109 D-Lighting .. 105 File No....................................... 101 Format Memory Card ....................................... 98 24: Flash Shutter Speed (P........................................................................ 106 Dust Off Ref Photo ................................ 99 32: MB-D80 Batteries (All Modes) ............................................................... 99 29: Self-Timer (All Modes) ........... and M Modes Only) .... A............................... 114 Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu .......................................................... 98 28: Auto Meter-Off (All Modes) ................................... 95 23: Flash Warning (P...124 Caring for the Camera and Battery: Cautions .............................................................................134 Specifications ........................................................................................ 122 Caring for the Camera ..............................101 CSM / Setup Menu .......................................................... and M Modes Only) ................................................................................. A............. 111 Monochrome ........................................ 104 Image Comment ................ 103 LCD Brightness .................... 110 Red-Eye Correction ................... S...................... and M Modes Only) .............129 Camera Error Messages and Displays ...................142 Index................................................ 102 World Time .............................................................................. 99 31: Exp...................... and M Modes Only) .............................. 132 Appendix ....... A........... Delay Mode (All Modes) .................................................................................................... S............................................................................................................. S..... 107 Technical Notes .......................147 vi Table of Contents ................ 106 Mirror Lock-Up .......................... 127 Troubleshooting........... 108 Auto Image Rotation ..................... 106 Battery Info ..... 100 Firmware Version ....................................................................................... 103 Language ............................................................. A............................................................. A......................................... 99 30: Remote On Duration (All Modes) .............................................116 Lenses ........................................... 103 Video Mode...................................... 112 Image Overlay ....................... S....................................................................................................................................................... 117 Optional Flash Units (Speedlights) ............................... 119 Other Accessories ....................................................................... 116 Optional Accessories .................................................................... 98 25: Auto FP (P................................................................. 104 Folders ...... Sequence . 98 26: Modeling Flash (P.................................................. 111 Trim ........................................................................................

remote control Optional flash units Lenses Accessories for the D80 Approved memory cards Accessories for the D80 Servicing the camera Cleaning the camera Page # 9–10 3. 6 132–133 19 19 46 37. 126 124 Camera Setup Question How do I focus the viewfinder? How do I keep the monitor from turning off? How do I set the clock? How do I set the clock for daylight savings time? How do I change time zones when I travel? How do I adjust monitor brightness? How do I restore default settings? How do I turn off the light on the front of the camera? Can I display a framing grid in the viewfinder? How do I view the control panel in the dark? How do I keep the shutter speed and aperture displays from turning off? How do I change the self timer delay? How do I change the remote delay? How do I keep the camera from beeping? How do I view all the items in the menus? Can I display the menus in a different language? How do I keep the file number from being reset when I insert a new memory card? How do I reset file numbering to 1? Key phrase Viewfinder focus Monitor off World time LCD brightness Two-button reset AF-assist illuminator Grid display LCD illuminator Auto meter off Self timer Remote control Beep CSM / setup menu Language File number sequence Page # 17 98 103 103 44 87 89 3. 38 119–121 117–118 123 122 123 x. General Questions Question How do I use the menus? How do I get more information on a menu? What do these indicators mean? What does this warning mean? How many more shots can I take with this card? How much charge does the battery have left? What does “exposure” mean and how does it work? What do I do with the viewfinder eyepiece cap? What optional flash units (Speedlights) can I use? What lenses can I use? What accessories are available for my camera? What memory cards can I use? What software is available for my camera? Who can I ask to repair or inspect my camera? How do I clean the camera or lens? Key phrase Using the menus Help Control panel. 93 99 99 99 86 101 103 106 Q & A Index vii .Q & A Index Find what you’re looking for using this “question and answer” index. 9 5. viewfinder Camera Error messages and displays Number of exposures remaining Battery level Exposure Self timer.

Taking Photographs Question Is there an easy way to take snapshots? Is there an easy way to take more creative shots? How do I bring out a portrait subject? How can I get good landscape shots? How do I take close ups of small objects? How do I “freeze” a moving subject? How do I shoot scenery at night? Can I include night backgrounds in my portraits? How do I take a lot of photographs quickly? Can I shoot a self-portrait? Is there a remote control for this camera? How do I adjust exposure? How do I freeze or blur moving objects? How do I blur background details? Can I make photos brighter or darker? How do I make a time exposure? How do I use the flash? Can the flash fire automatically when needed? How do I keep the flash from firing? How do I prevent red eye? Can I take pictures under low light without the flash? Can I control how the camera focuses? How do I focus on a moving subject? How do I choose where the camera focuses? Can I change the composition after focusing? How do I improve image quality? How do I take bigger photographs? How can I get more photos on the memory card? Can I take photos at a reduced size for e-mail? Key phrase Auto mode Digital Vari-Program modes Portrait mode Landscape mode Close-up mode Sports mode Night landscape mode Night portrait mode Shooting mode Self timer Remote control Exposure. flash mode Red-eye reduction ISO sensitivity Autofocus Autofocus mode Focus area Focus lock Image quality and size Page # 19–23 24–25 24. P. and M modes Mode S (shutter-priority auto) Mode A (aperture-priority auto) Exposure compensation Long time-exposures Flash photography. A. 25 36 37 38–39 45–51 48 49 54 51 40–42 41 43 28–29 29 30 31 33–35 viii Q & A Index . S. 25 24. 25 24. 25 24. 25 24. 25 24.

Printing.Viewing. DPOF Print set D-lighting Red-eye correction Trim Monochrome Filter effects Small picture Image overlay Page # 61. 65 74 64 65 75–77 66 75–77 67–68 69–73 69–73 71. and Retouching Photographs Question Can I view my photographs on the camera? Can I view more information about photos? Why parts of my photos blink? How do I get rid of an unwanted photo? Can I delete several photos at once? Can I zoom in on pictures to make sure they’re in focus? Can I protect photos from accidental deletion? Is there an automatic playback (“slide show”) option? Can I view my photos on TV? Can I set a slide show to music? How do I copy photos to my computer? How do I print photographs? Can I print photos without a computer? Can I print the date on my photographs? How do I order professional prints? How do I bring out details in shadows? Can I get rid of red eye? Can I crop photographs on the camera? Can I create a monochrome copy of a photograph? Can I create a copy with different colors? Can I make a small copy of a photograph? Can I overlay two photos to make a single image? Key phrase Camera playback Photo info Photo info. highlights Deleting individual photos Delete Playback zoom Protect Slide show Television playback Pictmotion Connecting to a computer Printing photographs Printing via USB Time stamp. 63 62–63 62–63 26. 73 73 110 111 111 112 112 112–113 114–115 Q & A Index ix .

com/support • For users in Asia. Additional information may be available from the Nikon representative in your area. Oceania.com/ x Q & A Index .com/ Visit these sites to keep up-to-date with the latest product information.nikon-asia.: http://www.com/ • For users in Europe and Africa: http://www. See the following URL for contact information: http://nikonimaging. and general advice on digital imaging and photography. continually-updated information is available on-line at the following sites: • For users in the U. and the Middle East: http://www.Life-Long Learning As part of Nikon’s “Life-Long Learning” commitment to ongoing product support and education.europe-nikon.nikonusa. tips.A.S. answers to frequentlyasked questions (FAQs).

and keep it handy when using the product. information that should be read before using the camera. CPU contacts: 117 Introduction 1 .6G lens ( tive purposes. This manual has been written to help you enjoy taking pictures with your Nikon digital camera. 32 4. Zoom ring: 21 9. Focus ring 3. This icon marks settings that can be adjusted using camera menus. 1 2 3 4 145) is used in this manual for illustra- 5 9 1. Lens An AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor IF ED 18–135 mm f/3. Focal length index 8 7 6 7. This icon indicates that more information is available elsewhere in this manual or in the Quick Start Guide. additional information that may be helpful when using the camera. To make it easier to find the information you need. Read this manual thoroughly before use.5–5. This icon marks settings that can be finetuned from the Custom Settings menu. Focal length scale 2. the following symbols and conventions are used: This icon marks cautions. This icon marks notes. information that should be read before use to prevent damage to the camera. A-M mode switch: 8. This icon marks tips. Rear cap: 11 6. 19 11.Introduction Thank you for your purchase of a Nikon D80 single-lens reflex (SLR) digital camera with interchangeable lenses. Mounting index: 11 5. Lens cap: 17.

........................................ 67 9 Reset switch............. 23..................................................................................................................................... 23 24 Power switch .............................................................................. Camera Body 22 20 19 1 33 2 3 4 5 6 31 7 8 9 10 11 15 14 13 12 32 23 24 25 26 21 27 28 30 29 18 17 16 1 Built-in flash ................Getting to Know the Camera Take a few moments to familiarize yourself with camera controls and displays..... 49 18 Grip..............56–57 4 Infrared receiver .............................................................................................. 125 17 Depth-of-field preview button ................... 39 23 Shutter-release button.. 66 12 Remote cord connector............................................ 67.......... 40 (flash compensation) ................................... You may find it helpful to bookmark this section and refer to it as you read through the rest of the manual.............................................................. 11 16 Mirror ...................................................................................... 70 8 USB connector ..................................................................................................119 30 Accessory shoe (for optional flash unit) ............ 11 15 Lens mount ..................................................... 28. 21 19 Sub-command dial ......... 40 2 (flash mode) button ............................... 48................................ 55 3 (bracketing) button ... 32 32 Mode dial ................................47................................. 37 Remote control mode............................................................................. 91 20 FUNC............................................................................................. 32 14 Lens release button ............................................. 36 Single/continuous mode ..................................... 44 28 Control panel ............... 22.............. 29 ● (reset button) .................. 11 6 Eyelet for camera strap ..... 38 27 (AF mode) button...................................... 50 33 (metering mode) button .......................123 13 Focus-mode selector ... 28............................66.. 87 Self-timer lamp ........................ button..........................................119 31 (focal plane mark)...................................... 54 ● (reset button) .. 8 22 AF-assist illuminator ...... 38 5 Lens mounting index .......................................... 92 21 Eyelet for camera strap ........................................... 16 2 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera .......................................................... 38 Red-eye reduction lamp ........................................ 49........................... 19 Illuminator switch .......................129 10 DC-IN connector for optional EH-5 AC adapter .................................. 10...... 52 (format) button .......................... 3 25 (exposure compensation) button ..................................................................................................................123 11 Video connector ...................... 5 29 Accessory shoe cover ........... 37....... 44 26 (shooting mode) button ........................... 8 7 Connector cover ............................................. 36 Self-timer mode .....................106............................................................................... 11.....

...................................................... 8 Viewfinder eyepiece cup ..................................................................... 26....... 9...................................... 58 (menu) button........ 15................................... 17 (AE-L/AF-L) button .. 17........... 6.............................................................. 26.................. to scroll the display..... 91 Memory card slot cover ................................. 9 Battery-chamber cover latch .................. View more photo info Move cursor up View previous photo Return to previous menu Cancel View more photo info Move cursor down Help For help on the current mode or menu item............................ 65 (format) button .......................................... press the multi selector up or down............................ Help is available in (auto) and Digital Vari-Program modes or when a icon is displayed in the bottom left corner of the monitor............................. 94 DK-5 viewfinder eyepiece cap ..................................... Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera 3 ....... 16 * Multi selector The multi selector is used for menu navigation and to control the display of photo information during playback................................................................................. 64 QUAL (image quality/size) button..... Help is displayed while the pressed.......... 13 Battery-chamber cover..................... 30 Memory card access lamp.. Playback ( 61) Menu navigation ( 9) View next photo Display sub-menu Make selection The LCD Illuminator Holding the power switch in the position activates the exposure meters and the control panel backlight (LCD illuminator).. 13 Multi selector * Tripod socket (playback zoom) button................ 35 (thumbnail) button . 9... 9 (playback) button ............ 21 Diopter adjustment control. allowing the display to be read in the dark. 15 Focus selector lock ........ 63 ISO (ISO sensitivity) button ... 43 (help/protect) button .... press the button at the button is bottom left corner of the monitor..................................... 61 Monitor ............. 65 WB (white balance) button ........................................... 23 button ....................... 8 Main command dial ....................................... 10... 26 (delete) button ........................... 34............. the illuminator will remain active while the exposure meters are active or until the shutter is released... After the power switch is released.......... 31.......................................19 18 17 16 20 21 1 3 4 2 6 7 8 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 15 14 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 13 9 12 10 11 Viewfinder eyepiece ...........

25): Shoot portraits against a dimly-lit backdrop. slow shutter speeds to suggest motion by blurring moving objects. user controls other settings. — Sports ( 24. and other small objects. insects. — Night landscape ( 24. — Auto ( 19): Camera adjusts settings automatically to produce optimal results with “point-and-shoot” simplicity. 25): Freeze motion for dynamic sports shots. making creative photography as simple as rotating the mode dial. 25): Shoot portraits with background in soft focus. 25): Take landscape shots at night. — Night portrait ( 24. Point-and-Shoot Modes (Digital Vari-Programs) Selecting a Digital Vari-Program automatically optimizes settings to suit the selected scene. Recommended for first-time users of digital cameras. 25): Take vivid close-ups of flowers. S — Shutter-priority auto ( 48): Choose fast shutter speeds to freeze action. 4 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera . — Close up ( 24.The Mode Dial The D80 offers a choice of the following eleven shooting modes: Advanced Modes (Exposure Modes) Select these modes for full control over camera settings. — Portrait ( 24. M — Manual ( 50): Match shutter speed and aperture to your creative intent. A — Aperture-priority auto ( 49): Adjust aperture to soften background details or increase depth-of-field to bring both main subject and background into focus. 25): Preserve details in landscape shots. — Landscape ( 24. P — Programmed auto ( 47): Camera chooses shutter speed and aperture.

............................. 87 16 AF mode ......................... 81 21 “Beep” indicator ................... 59 Number of shots in bracketing sequence ............... 54 Flash compensation value............................... 54 13 Flash compensation indicator.............. 40............................. 36 Self-timer/remote control mode ................................................................................. 48................................................ 43 3 Battery indicator ............260 exposures..... 43 White balance fine-tuning..................................................................... 60 9 “K” (appears when memory remains for over 1000 exposures) 10 Shooting mode ..... 43 ISO AUTO indicator ....................g................ 52 19 Multiple exposure indicator ........... 37. 140 2 ISO sensitivity indicator .......................... 58................................................................................................... 36 PC mode indicator........................... 56 PC connection indicator ........................ if there is room for approximately 1.......................... 55 14 Flexible program indicator .... 87 AF-area mode ...................... 86 22 “Clock not set” indicator .............................................56........................................Control Panel 1 2 3 4 11 10 14 9 8 5 6 7 16 17 19 18 15 21 20 12 13 23 22 1 Shutter speed ............ 19 Number of shots remaining before memory buffer fills ....................................................... Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera 5 .................. 49................ 68 Preset white balance recording indicator .............. 19 4 Flash sync mode ............... rounded down to the nearest hundred (e........................................................2 K)......................................................................................................... 50 Exposure compensation value .................................... 56 18 Metering mode ... 55 ISO sensitivity ............................................................................. 132 23 Bracketing indicator ............. 68 12 Exposure compensation indicator ............. 47 15 Focus area ............. the number of exposures remaining will be shown in thousands............................................... 34 6 Image size .. 30...... 30... 56 Large-Capacity Memory Cards When enough memory remains on the memory card to record a thousand or more pictures at current settings.......................................... 29 17 Bracketing progress indicator................ the exposure count display will show 1................................................................ or color temperature.......................... 84 20 Black-and-white indicator .................. 58 8 Number of exposures remaining ............... 35 7 White balance mode .................. 38 11 Aperture (f/-number) ........................................... 50 Bracketing increment ..................................................... 41 5 Image quality ..............................................................103..

.... 21............................ the display in the viewfinder will dim........... 54 17 Number of exposures remaining ......................................... 54 Flash compensation value............ 5 The Control Panel and Viewfinder The response times and brightness of the control panel and viewfinder may vary with temperature............................. 19 Number of shots remaining before memory buffer fills .............. 48...................... 56 22 “K” (appears when memory remains for over 1000 exposures)............. 68 18 Flash-ready indicator.. 30 7 Normal-frame focus brackets (focus area) ....................... 21................................ 54 15 Flash compensation indicator............................ 6 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera ....... you may notice fine lines radiating outward from the selected focus area................. 19 21 Bracketing indicator ... 19 5 Black-and-white indicator 1.................. This is normal and does not indicate a malfunction........................................................................................................................................................ 94 11 Autoexposure (AE) lock ..............19...................................... 90 3 “No memory card” warning 1 ....................................................................................... 87 8 Wide-frame focus brackets (focus area) ....... 36 Preset white balance recording indicator ......... Owing to the characteristics of this type of display............... 43 20 Battery indicator ....... 52................. 50 13 Aperture (f/-number) ..............................15............) reference circle for centerweighted metering .............. 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 1 Framing grid (displayed when On is selected for Custom Setting 8 (Grid display)) ...... 48............................ 22 10 Flash value (FV) lock ............ 55 PC connection indicator ........................... Can be hidden with Custom Setting 9 ( 89) 14 Electronic analog exposure display ................... 133 4 Battery indicator 1 ... 60 Exposure compensation value ............................ 55 16 Exposure compensation indicator ................................................31 in.... 89 2 8-mm (0.......................... 87 9 Focus indicator ............. The viewfinder display will return to normal when a fully-charged battery is inserted............ 50 Exposure compensation ..............The Viewfinder Display 1 6 2 7 8 3 4 5 If the battery is totally exhausted or not inserted.... 50 1.......................... 81 6 Focus brackets (focus area) ....................... 23 19 Auto ISO sensitivity indicator ................ 94 12 Shutter speed ..............

THE USE OF NON-NIKON ELECTRONIC ACCESSORIES COULD DAMAGE THE CAMERA AND MAY VOID YOUR NIKON WARRANTY. Only Nikon brand electronic accessories (including lenses. Use Only Nikon Brand Electronic Accessories Nikon cameras are designed to the highest standards and include complex electronic circuitry. Speedlights. Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera 7 . igniting. rupturing.Supplied Accessories The MH-18a Quick Charger ( 12) The MH-18a is for use with the supplied EN-EL3e battery. batteries. CHARGE lamp AC adapter plug Wall plug (shape varies with country of sale) AC inlet The EN-EL3e Rechargeable Li-ion Battery ( The EN-EL3e is for use with the D80. battery chargers. contact an authorized Nikon dealer. For more information about Nikon brand accessories. 13) Signal contact Positive terminal Terminal cover The use of third-party rechargeable Li-ion batteries not bearing the Nikon holographic seal shown above could interfere with normal operation of the camera or result in the batteries overheating. Negative terminal 12. or leaking. and AC adapters) certified by Nikon specifically for use with this Nikon digital camera are engineered and proven to operate within the operational and safety requirements of this electronic circuitry.

To attach the cover. remove the viewfinder eyepiece cup by placing your fingers underneath the flanges at either side and sliding it off as shown at right. The BM-7 LCD Monitor Cover A clear plastic cover is provided with the camera to keep the monitor clean and protect it when the camera is not in use. insert the projection on the top of the cover into the matching indentation above the camera monitor ( ) and press the bottom of the cover until it clicks into place ( ).The Camera Strap Attach the camera strap as shown below. 8 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera . To remove the cover. The DK-21 Viewfinder Eyepiece Cup Before attaching the DK-5 viewfinder eyepiece cap and other viewfinder accessories ( 122). hold the camera firmly and pull the bottom of the cover gently until outwards as shown at right.

The multi selector and OK button are used to navigate the camera menus. Create retouched copies of existing photographs ( 109). Introduction: Using Camera Menus 9 . Custom Settings.Using Camera Menus Most shooting. and setup options can be accessed from the camera menus. and retouch menus (see below) If “?” icon is displayed. Adjust shooting settings ( 79). help for the current item can be viewed by pressing button Slider shows position in current menu Current setting for each option is shown by icon Current menu item is highlighted Menu Playback Shooting Custom Settings Setup Retouch Description Adjust playback settings and manage photos ( 74). setup. press the button. To view the menus. Personalize camera settings ( 86). shooting. playback. Move cursor up Increase number ▲ ▼ ▲ Return to previous menu Display sub-menu ▼ Move cursor down Decrease number Press OK to select highlighted option. Choose from playback. Format memory cards and perform basic camera setup ( 101).

The monitor will turn off. The sub-command dial can not be used to make a selection. 4 Position cursor in selected menu. 10 Introduction: Using Camera Menus . 2 Highlight icon for current menu. 8 Make selection. the sub-command dial to move the cursor left and right. 28). 6 Display options. 7 Highlight option.To modify menu settings: 1 Display menus. 5 Highlight menu item. 3 Select menu. Press the shutter-release button halfway to exit the menus and return to shooting mode ( 19. Using the Command Dials The main command dial can be used to move the cursor up and down. Menu items that are displayed in gray are not currently available.

lock aperture at the minimum setting (highest Introduction: First Steps 11 . 45. replace the camera body cap and rear lens cover. Detaching Lenses Be sure the camera is off when removing or exchanging lenses. index lens aligned with the 3 Keeping the mounting cameraon theposition the lens in the mounting index on the body. If the lens is equipped with an A-M or M/A-M switch. Aperture Ring If the lens is equipped with an aperture ring ( f/-number). 2 Remove the rear cap from the lens. 117). camera’s bayonet mount and rotate the lens in the direction shown until it clicks into place. To remove the lens. 1 Turn the camera off. Remove the camera body cap. See the lens manual for details. After removing the lens.First Steps Attaching a Lens Care should be taken to prevent dust from entering the camera when the lens is removed. press and hold the lens-release button while turning the lens clockwise. select A (autofocus) or M/A (autofocus with manual priority).

Liio n BA TT ER Y PA CK 1. The camera uses this information to display the battery charge state in six levels in the control panel and to show the battery charge state.3 Place the battery in the charger. remaining battery life. The CHARGE lamp will blink as the battery charges.2 Connect the power cord to the charger and plug it in. 1. and number of pictures taken since the battery was last charged in the setup menu Battery Info display ( 107). Remove the battery from the charger and unplug the charger. 1. 1 Charge the battery. 1. About two and a quarter hours are required for an exhausted battery to fully charge. EN-EL3e Rechargeable Li-ion Batteries The EN-EL3e shares information with compatible devices.Charging and Inserting the Battery The supplied EN-EL3e battery is not charged at shipment.1 Remove the terminal cover from the battery. Charge the battery using the supplied MH-18a battery charger as described below. 12 Introduction: First Steps .4 Charging is complete when the CHARGE lamp stops blinking.

or D50 cameras. Do not use the battery at ambient temperatures below 0 °C (32 °F) or above 40 °C (104 °F). 2. Close the battery chamber cover. Removing the Battery Turn the camera off before removing the battery.1 After confirming that the camera is off. D70-series.2 Insert the battery.2 Insert a fully charged battery as shown at right. the temperature should be in the vicinity of 5–35 °C (41–95 °F). For best results. The Battery and Charger Read and follow the warnings and cautions on pages ii–iii and 127–128 of this manual. open the battery chamber cover. Battery capacity may drop if the battery is used at a temperature below the temperature at which it was charged. replace the terminal cover when the battery is not in use. If the battery is charged at a temperature below 5 °C (41 °F). 2. charge the battery at temperatures above 20 °C (68 °F). together with any warnings and instructions provided by the battery manufacturer. During charging. Use only EN-EL3e batteries. The D80 is not compatible with the MS-D70 CR2 battery holder or with EN-EL3 or EN-EL3a batteries for D100. the battery life indicator in the Battery Info display may show a temporary decrease. Introduction: First Steps 13 . To avoid shorting the battery.

8 Press multi selector left or right to select item. See “Using Camera Menus” ( 9–10) for information on normal menu operation. 2 Select language. the language selection dialog shown in Step 1 will be displayed in the monitor. 3 Display map of world time zones. 6 Highlight On if daylight saving time is in effect. Using Camera Menus The language menu is only displayed automatically the first time menus are displayed. To change the order in which the year. 1 Turn camera on. month. Follow the steps below to choose a language and set the time and date.Basic Setup The first time the camera is turned on. 14 Introduction: First Steps . Monitor will turn off automatically. 9 Set clock and return to shooting mode. 7 Display date menu. select World time > Date format from the setup menu ( 103). 5 Display daylight saving time options. 4 Select local time zone. up or down to change. and day are displayed.

If the control panel shows the number of exposures remaining. Front 1. Close the memory card slot cover. If the message shown at right is displayed in the monitor.1 Before inserting or removing memory cards. 1.3 Turn the camera on. turn the camera off and open the card slot cover. The Access Lamp Do not remove the battery or disconnect the power source while the memory card access lamp is lit. format the card as described in “Camera Error Messages and Displays” ( 133).2 Slide the memory card in as shown at right until it clicks into place. The memory card access lamp will light for about a second. the camera will display a message to warn that photos can not be recorded or deleted and the memory card can not be formatted. Failure to observe this precaution could result in damage to the card. Introduction: First Steps 15 . When this switch is in the “lock” position.Inserting Memory Cards The camera stores pictures on Secure Digital (SD) memory cards (available separately). 1 Insert a memory card. the card is ready for use. 1. The Write Protect Switch SD cards are equipped with a write protect switch to prevent accidental loss of data.

3. Formatting Memory Cards Format cards in the camera. Pressing both buttons together a second time will format the memory card. Press the card in to eject ( ). If no and a icon memory card is inserted. Formatting memory cards permanently deletes all photographs and other data they may contain.fiturntime they are used in the D80. 2. 16 Introduction: First Steps . the number of exposures remaining will be displayed in the control panel. The card can then be removed by hand ( ). the letters will appear in the frame-count display.be the rst 2 Memory cards must theformattedcard. Removing Memory Cards 1. Camera Off Display If the camera is turned off with a battery and memory card inserted. the control panel will show will be displayed in the viewfinder. To format memory the camera on and press the ( and ) buttons until control panel and viewfinder displays flash as shown at right. and the control panel shows the number of exposures remaining. Do not turn the camera off or remove the battery until formatting is complete. the monitor has turned off. Be sure all data you wish to keep have been copied to another storage device before formatting the card. During formatting. Confirm that the access lamp is off. Turn the camera off and open the memory card slot cover. Performance may drop if they are formatted in a computer.

be careful not to put your fingers or fingernails in your eye. Before shooting.Adjusting Viewfinder Focus Photographs are framed in the viewfinder. Corrective lenses (available separately. the diopter adjustment control until the 2 Rotate in sharp focus. make sure that the display in the viewfinder is in clear focus. When operating the diopterfocus brackets are adjustment control with your eye to the viewfinder. Viewfinder Focus Viewfinder focus (diopter) can be adjusted in the range –2 – +1 m-1. Focus brackets Introduction: First Steps 17 . 1 Remove the lens cap and turn the camera on. 122) allow diopters of –5 – +3 m -1.

the shutter release will be disabled.Tutorial Photography and Playback The Tutorial outlines the basics of taking and viewing photographs in (auto) and Digital Vari-Program modes. If these modes are selected when a non-CPU lens is attached. Auto Meter Off At default settings. reducing the drain on the battery. 99). the viewfinder display and the aperture and shutter-speed indicators in the control panel will turn off if no operations are performed for about six seconds (auto meter off ). 6s Exposure meters on Exposure meters off Exposure meters on The length of time before the exposure meters turn off automatically can be adjusted using Custom Setting 28 (Auto meter off. This section assumes that default camera settings are used. 18 Tutorial . see page 134. Press the shutter-release button halfway to reactivate the display. Use a CPU Lens (auto) and Digital Vari-Program modes are only available with CPU lenses. for information on restoring default settings.

74). The monitor remains off during shooting. 1. Check the number of exposures remaining. Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode) 19 . Control panel Viewfinder — — Description Battery fully charged. the display will flash as shown at right.2 Check the battery level in the viewfinder or control panel. The control panel and viewfinder displays will light.“Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode) This section describes how to take photographs in (auto) mode. 1. Battery level not displayed when camera is powered by optional AC adapter.1 Remove the lens cap and turn the camera on. If there is not enough memory to store additional photographs at current settings. Ready fully-charged spare battery. Low battery. an automatic “pointand-shoot” mode in which the majority of settings are controlled by the camera in response to shooting conditions. No further pictures can be taken until the memory card has been replaced ( 15) or photographs have been deleted ( 26.3 The exposure count displays in the control panel and viewfinder show the number of photographs that can be stored on the memory card. 65. (blinks) (blinks) Shutter release disabled. Change battery. 1 Turn the camera on. Battery partially discharged. 1.

3 Check settings in the control panel. .2 Rotate the focus-mode selector to AF (autofocus). Default Auto JPEG Normal Large Single frame Auto select Auto-area AF 40 34 35 36 29 30 20 Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode) .2 Select mode and choose autofocus. The default settings for Option Flash sync mode Image quality Image size Shooting mode Autofocus mode AF-area mode mode are listed below.1 Rotate the mode dial to 2. 2.

4 Frame a photograph in the viewfinder. Focus area Using a Zoom Lens Zoom in Use the zoom ring to zoom in on the subject so that it fills a larger area of the frame.2 Frame a photo in the viewfinder with the main subject positioned in any of the eleven focus areas. Keep your elbows propped lightly against your torso for support and place one foot half a pace ahead of the other to keep you upper body stable. Zoom out Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode) 21 . The monitor remains off during shooting. Holding the Camera Hold the handgrip in your right hand and cradle the camera body or lens with your left. shorter focal lengths to zoom out). 4.1 Hold the camera as shown. or zoom out to increase the area visible in the final photograph (select longer focal lengths on the lens focal length scale index to zoom in. 4.

1 Press the shutter-release button halfway to focus. focus will lock and the number of exposures that can be stored in the memory buffer will be displayed in the viewfinder. a beep will sound. Shutter speed Aperture Selected focus area In-focus indicator Shutter speed Aperture Viewfinder In-focus indicator ● ● (blinks) Description Subject in focus.5 Focus. and the in-focus indicator (●) will appear in the viewfinder (the beep may not sound if the subject is moving). The camera will select the focus area automatically. 5. Buffer capacity Control panel Camera unable to focus on subject in focus area using autofocus.2 When the focus operation is complete. While the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. the selected focus areas will be briefly highlighted. the flash may pop up and the AF-assist illuminator may light. If the subject is dark. press the shutter-release button the rest of the way down. Focus Take photograph 22 Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode) . 5. The camera focuses when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. The Shutter-Release Button The camera has a two-stage shutter-release button. To take the photograph.

remove lens hoods when using the flash. If the flash-ready indicator is not displayed. Do not eject the memory card or remove or disconnect the power source until the lamp has gone out and recording is complete. Camera Off Display If the camera is turned off with a battery and memory card inserted. the number of exposures remaining will be displayed in the control panel. photographs can only be taken when the flash-ready indicator ( ) is displayed.6 Take the photograph. Smoothly press the shutter-release button the rest of the way down to release the shutter and record the photograph. If the flash is raised. Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode) 23 . return it to its closed position by pressing it gently downward till the latch clicks into place. For more information on using the flash. 7 Turn the camera off when shooting is complete. The access lamp next to the memory card slot cover will light. the built-in flash will pop up automatically when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. The Built-in Flash If additional lighting is required for correct exposure in mode. see page 40. remove your finger briefly from the shutter-release button and try again. Flash range varies with aperture and ISO sensitivity ( 141). To save battery power when the flash is not in use.

For close up shots of flowers. To take photographs in Digital Vari-Program modes: 1 Rotate the mode dial to select a Digital Vari-Program mode. Mode Portrait Landscape Close up Sports Night landscape Night portrait Description For portraits. . • mode: The camera focuses on the subject in the center focus area. and shoot. the built-in flash will pop 24 Tutorial: Creative Photography (Digital Vari-Programs) . Focus Area At default settings. For moving subjects For low-light or night scenes. • mode: The camera focuses continuously while the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. tracking the subject in the center focus area. the camera selects the focus area as follows: • . insects. or automatically when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. For portraits taken under low light. and other small objects. 2 Frame a photograph. If the subject leaves the center focus area. The Built-in Flash If additional lighting is required for correct exposure in . The starting focus area can be selected with the multi selector ( 30). For natural and man-made landscapes. focus. the D80 offers a choice of six Digital Vari-Program modes. the camera will continue to focus based on information from the other focus areas. Selecting a program automatically optimizes settings to suit the selected scene.Creative Photography (Digital Vari-Programs) In addition to . . . and modes: The camera selects the focus area automatically. Other focus areas can be selected with the multi selector ( 30). mode. making creative photography as easy as rotating the mode dial.

Tutorial: Creative Photography (Digital Vari-Programs) 25 . natural-looking skin tones. Use of a tripod is recommended to prevent blur. The camera automatically focuses on the subject in the center focus area. insects. Landscape Use for vivid landscape shots. Close Up Use for close-up shots of flowers. The built-in flash and AF-assist illuminator turn off automatically . Night Portrait Use for a natural balance between the main subject and the background in portraits taken under low light. The built-in flash and AF-assist illuminator turn off automatically. Night Landscape Slow shutter speeds are used to produce stunning night landscapes. background details will be softened to lend the composition a sense of depth. and other small objects.Portrait Use for portraits with soft. If the subject is far from the background or a telephoto lens is used. use of a tripod is recommended to prevent blur. Sports High shutter speeds freeze motion for dynamic sports shots in which the main subject stands out clearly. The built-in flash and AF-assist illuminator turn off automatically.

To exit without deleting the picture. A confirmation dialog will be displayed. Additional pictures can be displayed by rotating the main command dial or pressing the multi selector left or right. Deleting Unwanted Photographs To delete the photograph currently displayed in the monitor. Press the the button again to delete the image and return to playback. If no photograph is displayed in the monitor. 26 Tutorial: Basic Playback . press button.Basic Playback Photographs are automatically displayed for about four seconds after shooting. press the button. the most recent picture can be viewed by pressing the button. press the shutterrelease button halfway. To end playback and return to shooting mode.

S. 79) and creating multiple exposures (“Multiple Exposure”. contrast. S. Computer. and hue (“Optimize Image”. 84). color saturation. lock exposure. More on Photography (All Modes): Adjust image quality and size Take photographs in one at a time. and M Modes: 45 Mode P (Programmed Auto): Mode S (Shutter-Priority Auto): Mode A (Aperture-Priority Auto): Mode M (Manual): Exposure: White Balance: 47 48 49 50 52 58 Let the camera choose shutter speed and aperture Freeze or blur motion Choose whether to blur background objects Choose shutter speed and aperture manually Choose a metering method. including customizing sharpening. and M modes. A. or using the self-timer or a remote control Use the built-in flash Raise ISO sensitivity when lighting is poor Restore default settings 28 Focus: Image Quality and Size: Choosing a Shooting Mode: Using the Built-in Flash: ISO Sensitivity: Two-Button Reset: 28 33 36 40 43 44 Shoot a moving subject or focus manually P. A. More on Playback: 61 Viewing Photographs on the Camera: 74).Reference This section builds on the Tutorial to cover more advanced shooting and playback options. adjust exposure and flash level Make colors look natural Take photos under unusual lighting See the Menu Guide for information on other operations that can only be performed in P. or Printer: View photographs on TV Copy photographs to a computer Print photographs 66 Viewing Photographs on TV: Connecting to a Computer: Printing Photographs: 66 67 69 Reference 27 . 61 View photographs on the camera See the Menu Guide for other playback options ( Connecting to a TV. in bursts.

select A (autofocus) or M/A (autofocus with manual priority). If the lens does not support autofocus or the camera is unable to focus using autofocus. 28 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Focus .5–3.–9 ft. The AF-Assist Illuminator If the subject is poorly lit. 10 in. . The AF-assist illuminator will not light in . when using the illuminator. the camera focuses automatically when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. use manual focus ( 32).More on Photography (All Modes) Focus Focus can be adjusted automatically (see “ Autofocus.). 8 in.0 m (1 ft. use a lens with a focal length of 24–200 mm and remove the lens hood. Autofocus Controls used: Focus mode selector When the focus mode selector is set to AF. In single-area AF. No beep will sound when AF-A is selected in (sports) mode or when continuous-servo autofocus is used (note that continuous-servo autofocus may be selected automatically when shooting moving subjects in AF-A autofocus mode). A-M Selection/Autofocus with Manual Priority If the lens is equipped with A-M selection or an M/A-M switch. a beep will sound when the camera focuses. 1 — Beep ( 86) This option can be used to turn the beep speaker on or off. The illuminator has a range of about 0. 87).” below) or manually ( 32). The user can also select the focus area for automatic or manual focus ( 30) or use focus lock to focus to recompose photographs after focusing ( 31). the AF-assist illuminator will light automatically to assist the autofocus operation when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. or modes or if Off has been selected for Custom Setting 4 (AF assist.

For moving subjects. Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Focus 29 . use manual focus ( 32) or use focus lock ( 31) to focus on another subject at the same distance and then recompose the photograph. To choose the autofocus mode. Shutter can (default setting) only be released if camera is able to focus. press the setting is displayed. Camera focuses continuously while shutter-release Continuous-servo AF-C button is pressed halfway. If the camera is unable to focus using autofocus. button until the desired AF-A AF-C AF-S Getting Good Results with Autofocus Autofocus does not perform well under the conditions listed below. The subject appears smaller than the focus area Example: Focus area contains both foreground Example: A field of flowers or other subjects that subject and distant buildings.Autofocus Mode Autofocus mode Controls used: button The following autofocus modes are available when the focus mode selector is set to AF: Description Camera automatically selects single-servo autofocus when subject is staAuto select AF-A tionary. There is little or no contrast The focus area contains obbetween the subject and the jects at different distances background from the camera Example: Subject is the same color as the back.Example: Subject is inside a cage. ground. are small or lack variation in brightness. The subject many contains fine details Example: A row of windows in a skyscraper. Shutter can only be released when in-focus indicator is displayed. continuous-servo autofocus when subject is moving. The subject is dominated by regular geometric patterns The focus area contains areas of sharply contrasting brightness Example: Subject is half in the shade. Focus locks when shutter-release button is pressed AF-S Single-servo AF halfway. For stationary subjects. Photographs can be taken even when in-focus AF indicator is not displayed.

87) controls the size and number of focus areas available. 30 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Focus . focus is selected automatically in 1 At . 94) determines allows the AE-L/AF-L button to be used to select the focus area. 87) controls how the camera selects the focus area.” Custom Setting 21 (AF Area Illumination. 94) controls whether focus area selection “wraps around.default. 95) controls whether the active focus area is highlighted in the viewfinder. . settings. select Single Area or Dynamic Area for Custom Setting 2 (AF-Area Mode. Custom Setting 20 (Focus Area. Custom Setting 3 (Center AF Area. Custom Settings Custom Setting 2 (AF-Area Mode. At the default settings.Focus Area Selection Controls used: Multi selector (monitor off ) The D80 offers a choice of eleven focus areas that together cover a wide area of the frame. the camera chooses the focus area automatically or focuses on subject in the center focus area. The focus selector lock can be returned to the “L” (locked) position following selection to prevent the selected focus area from changing when the multi selector is pressed. selector lock to the 2 Slide the focusto be used to select “●” position. The focus area can also be selected manually to compose photographs with the main subject positioned almost anywhere in the frame. 87). and To tion in these modes. This allows the multi selector the focus area. themodes. the multi selector in 3 Usecontrol panel whileto select the focus areaarethe viewfinder or the exposure meters active ( 18).area enable manual focus selec. Custom Setting 18 (AE-L/AF-L.

Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Focus 31 . making it possible to focus on a subject that will not be in a focus area in the final composition. the selected focus area 1 Position the subject in halfway to initiate focus. focus again at the new distance. Focus will also remain locked between shots while the AE-L/AF-L button is pressed. Focus will remain locked while the AE-L/AF-L button is pressed. If the subject moves. even if you later remove your finger from the shutter-release button. AF-S autofocus modes ( 29) Focus will lock automatically when the in-focus indicator appears. Do not change the distance between the camera and the subject while focus lock is in effect.Focus Lock Controls used: AE-L/AF-L button (AF-A/AF-C)/Shutter-release button (AF-S) Focus lock can be used to change the composition after focusing. AF-A and AF-C autofocus modes ( 29) Press the AE-L/AF-L button to lock both focus and exposure.and press the shutter-release button 2 Check that the in-focus indicator (●) appears in the viewfinder. 3 Recompose the photograph and shoot. An AE-L icon will be displayed in the viewfinder. 18 — AE-L/AF-L ( 94) This option controls the behavior of the AE-L/AF-L button. It can also be used when the autofocus system is unable to focus ( 29). and remain locked until you remove your finger from the shutter-release button. Continuous Shooting Mode ( 36) Use the AE-L/AF-L button to lock focus in continuous shooting mode. allowing several photographs in succession to be taken at the same focus setting. Focus can also be locked by pressing the AE-L/AF-L button (see below). Focus will remain locked between shots as long as the shutter-release button is kept pressed halfway.

press the shutter-release button halfway and rotate the lens focusing ring until the in-focus indicator (●) is displayed. See the documentation provided with your lens for details. 32 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Focus .). The distance between the lens mounting flange ( 11) and the focal plane is 46. When using a lens that offers A-M selection. After positioning the subject in the active focus area.6 or faster. With lenses that support M/A (autofocus with manual priority). even when the image is not in focus.5 mm (1. set the focus-mode selector to M and adjust the lens focusing ring until the image displayed on the clear matte field in the viewfinder is in focus. The Electronic Range Finder If the lens has a maximum aperture of f/5.Manual Focus Controls used: Focus mode selector/lens focusing ring Manual focus is available for lenses that do not support autofocus (non-AF Nikkor lenses) or when autofocus does not produce the desired results ( 29). measure from the focal plane mark on the camera body. the viewfinder focus indicator can be used to confirm whether the portion of the subject in the selected focus area is in focus. select M when focusing manually. Focal Plane Position To determine the distance between your subject and the camera.83 in. focus can be adjusted manually with the lens set to M or M/A. To focus manually. Photographs can be taken at any time.

Larger. higher quality images can be printed at larger sizes but also require more memory. and File Size See the Appendix for information on the number of pictures that can be stored on a memory card ( 138). meaning that fewer such images can be stored on the memory card. Image Quality. Image Quality and Size le efi arg ize L s JPEG Fine Changes to image quality and size are reflected in the number of exposures remaining as displayed in the control panel and viewfinder ( 19). Image Size. High < Image quality > Low JPEG Normal JPEG Basic file all e Sm siz S M Small < Image size > Large L Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Image Quality and Size 33 .Image Quality and Size Together. image quality and size determine how much space each photograph occupies on the memory card.

only the JPEG image will be displayed. 34 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Image Quality and Size . (default) JPEG Basic Smaller file size suited to e-mail or the Web. White balance bracketing ( 90) is not available when an NEF (RAW) + JPEG option is selected for image quality. Selecting an NEF (RAW) + JPEG option cancels white balance bracketing. Images are compressed less than JPEG Normal.Image Quality Controls used: button + main command dial (monitor off ) The camera supports the following image quality options (listed in descending order by image quality and file size): Description Compressed raw data from the image sensor are saved directly to memory card. producing higher-quality images. Compression ratio: roughly 1 : 8. NEF (RAW)/NEF+JPEG Capture NX (available separately. NEF (RAW) + Two images are recorded: one NEF (RAW) image and one basic-quality JPEG image. When photographs taken at NEF (RAW) + JPEG Fine. 123) or the supplied PictureProject software are required to view NEF (RAW) images on a computer. both NEF and JPEG images will be deleted. Image quality can also be adjusted from the shooting menu ( 81). When photographs taken at these settings are deleted. NEF (RAW) + Two images are recorded: one NEF (RAW) image and one fine-quality JPEG image. or NEF (RAW) + JPEG Basic are viewed on the camera. JPEG Basic Option Image quality can be set by pressing the QUAL button and rotating the main command dial until the desired setting is displayed in the control panel. Compression ratio: roughly 1 : 16. JPEG Fine Compression ratio: roughly 1 : 4. NEF (RAW) + JPEG Normal. NEF (RAW) Choose for images that will be processed on a computer. JPEG Fine NEF (RAW) + Two images are recorded: one NEF (RAW) image and one normal-quality JPEG imJPEG Normal age. JPEG Normal Best choice in most situations.

944 1.. Images recorded at a Optimize Image > Custom > Color Mode setting of II (AdobeRGB) ( 80) have names that begin with an underscore (e.872 × 2.g.JPG” (e. Note that the option selected for image size does not affect the size of NEF (RAW) images. JPG”). Small copies created with the small picture option in the retouch menu have file names beginning with “SSC_” and ending with the extension “.872 × 2.g.68 × 6..xxx. Images printed at higher resolutions will be smaller. a measure of printer resolution. Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Image Quality and Size 35 .g.48 × 9. “SSC_0001.72 in. Size (pixels) 3.592 pixels in size.5 cm (9. When viewed on a computer.5 M) Controls used: button + sub-command dial (monitor off ) Image size is measured in pixels.36 × 12. and xxx is one of the following three letter extensions: “NEF” for NEF images or “JPG” for JPEG images.Image Size Image size Large (3872 × 2592/10. “_DSC0001.) * “dpi” stands for dots per inch. NEF images are 3. “CSC_0001.2 × 32.9 cm (19.96 in. Image quality can also be adjusted from the shooting menu ( 81). Image size can be set by pressing the QUAL button and rotating the sub-command dial until the desired setting is displayed in the control panel.592 2.JPG”).296 Approximate size when printed at 200 dpi* 49. while images recorded with the other options in the retouch menu have file names beginning with “CSC” (e.” where nnnn is a fourdigit number between 0001 and 9999 assigned automatically in ascending order by the camera.0 M) (default) Medium (2896 × 1944/5..936 × 1. images printed at lower resolutions larger. The NEF and JPEG files recorded at a setting of “NEF+JPEG” have the same file names but different extensions.48 in.896 × 1.8 × 24.6 × 16.7 cm (14.6 M) Small (1936 × 1296/2.) 36. File Names Photographs are stored as image files with names of the form “DSC_nnnn.JPG”).) 24. The following options are available.

If 0 is displayed. next shot can be taken immediately if enough space remains in memory buffer. This number is updated as photographs are transferred to the memory card and more memory becomes available in the buffer. Delayed remote Optional ML-L3 remote control required. Use for self-portraits ( Quick-response Optional ML-L3 remote control required. manual or shutter-priority auto exposure. the power will not turn off until all images in the buffer have been recorded. the access lamp next to the memory card slot will light. Buffer Size The number of images that can be stored in the memory buffer at current settings is shown in the exposure-count displays in the viewfinder and control panel while the shutter-release button is pressed. If the camera is switched off while data remain in the buffer. 1. Use for self-portraits or to reduce blurring caused by camera shake ( 37). See the Appendix for more information ( 138). a shutter speed of / s or faster. Description Camera takes one photograph each time shutter-release button is pressed. While photographs are being recorded to the memory card. the buffer is full and shooting will slow. with a timed shutter-release delay. Camera records photographs at up to three frames per second 1 while shutter-release button is pressed. To choose a shooting mode. 38). in a continuous sequence. press the button until the desired setting is displayed. and memory remaining in memory buffer. Average frame rate with manual focus. Use to reduce blurring caused by remote camera shake ( 38).Choosing a Shooting Mode Mode Single frame Continuous Self-timer Controls used: button Shooting mode determines how the camera takes photographs: one at a time. Do not remove the memory card or remove or disconnect the power source until the access lamp has gone out. or with a remote control. 36 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Choosing a Shooting Mode . Shooting can continue up to a maximum of 100 shots. Access lamp will light while photo is recorded.

5 Press the button the rest ofbutton halfway to start theand then press the way down self-timer. The timer will stop if the flash is raised after the timer has In modes remove the nder eyepiece cup 4 and insert other than M. A. the shutter-release to focus. At default settings. 10 s (the default setting). the shutter will be released ten seconds after the timer starts. 5 s. the ash in P.Self-Timer Mode The self-timer can be used to reduce camera shake or for self-portraits. 29 — Self-timer ( 99) Self-timer delay can be set to 2 s.DK-5 eyepieceviewfias shown. a shutter speed of is equivalent to approximately / s. 1 Mount the camera on a tripod or place the camera on a stable. 2 Press the button until is displayed in the control panel. press the button to raise the ash and wait for to in the viewfinder ( started. or M modes 3 (Frame the photograph. The self-timer lamp will start to blink and a beep will begin to sound. 40). Bulb In self-timer mode.be displayed 45). level surface. The self-timer can be cancelled by selecting another shooting mode. 1 — Beep ( 86) This option controls the beep that sounds during the self-timer count-down. Before taking aflphotograph withthe flindicatorS. This prethe supplied cap vents light entering via the viewfinder interfering with exposure. the self-timer lamp will stop blinking and the beeping will become more rapid. Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Choosing a Shooting Mode 37 . The timer will not start if the camera is unable to focus or in other situations in which the shutter can not be released. Turning the camera off cancels self-timer mode and restores single frame or continuous shooting mode. or 20 s. Two seconds before the photograph is taken.

Quick-response Shutter released when remote shutter-release remote button is pressed. If autofocus the shutter-release button on the remote control set focus. The camera will release the shutter without focusing in manual focus mode. Delayed remote The camera will enter stand-by mode. If AF-A or AF-S is selected in autofocus mode ( 29). Frame the is in effect. 2 Press the button to select one of the following modes: Mode Shutter released about 2 s after remote shutter-release button is pressed. In quick-response remote mode. although only can be used to release the shutter. the camera shutter-release button can 3 be used tophotograph. transmitter on the ML-L3 at the infrared 5 Aim the and press the shutter-release button onreceiver on the camera the ML-L3. 1 Mount the camera on a tripod or place the camera on a stable. if AF-C is selected in autofocus mode.DK-5 eyepieceviewfias shown. Remote control mode can be cancelled by selecting another shooting mode. level surface. 123) or to operate the camera Before Using the Remote Control Before using the remote control for the first time. the self-timer lamp will flash after the shutter has been released. the camera will return to stand-by mode without releasing the shutter if unable to focus. In modes remove the nder eyepiece cup 4 and insert other than M. single frame or continuous shooting mode will be restored if no operations are performed for about a minute. At default settings. 38 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Choosing a Shooting Mode . or if the camera has already been focused using the camera shutter-release button (see step 3). In delayed remote mode. the self-timer lamp will light for about two seconds before the shutter is released. remove the clear plastic battery insulator sheet. Single-frame or continuous shooting mode will be restored if the camera is turned off or no operations are about one minute.Using a Remote Control Use the optional ML-L3 remote control for self-portraits ( remotely. This prethe supplied cap vents light entering via the viewfinder interfering with exposure.

.Using the Built-in Flash If the flash is required. In . Wait for the flash to charge and then press the shutter-release button on the ML-L3 to restart the timer. the self-timer lamp will blink for two seconds and then light for one second before the shutter is released. 30 — Remote on Duration ( 99) Choose length of time the camera will remain in stand-by before remote control mode is cancelled. and modes. 1 — Beep ( 86) This option controls the beeps that sound when the remote control is used. it will pop up automatically if required when the shutter-release button on the ML-L3 is pressed. A. and M modes. the flash will begin charging when delayed remote or quick-response remote mode is selected. Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Choosing a Shooting Mode 39 . In P. In delayed remote mode. . S. raising the flash during the two-second count-down in delayed remote mode will cancel the two-second timer. the camera will only respond to the shutter-release button on the ML-L3 once the flash has charged. the red-eye reduction lamp will light for about one second before the shutter is released. In flash-sync modes that support red-eye reduction. once the flash is charged.

and M Modes 1 Rotate the mode dial to select the desired mode. The flash will fire whenever a picture is taken. . the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. 40 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Using the Built-in Flash . and Modes 1 Rotate the mode dial to select the desired mode. A. 5 Take pictures. . press it gently downward until the latch clicks into place. Using the Built-in Flash: . S. button 3 Press the 41). The flash whenpopphotograph is taken.Using the Built-in Flash The camera supports a variety of flash modes for photographing poorly lit or backlit subjects. 2 Press the button to raise the flash. and fire a Using the Built-in Flash: P.button and rotate until the desired flash mode is displayed in the control panel ( will up as required when 3 Take pictures. and rotate until the desired flash mode is displayed in the control panel ( 4 Select a metering method and set exposure. 2 Press the 41). Lowering the Built-in Flash To save power when the flash is not in use.

If this icon is not displayed. SLOW: Slow sync Shutter speed slows automatically to capture background lighting at night or under low light. A Fill flash Red-eye reduction Rearcurtain+ slow sync * Red-eye reduction Slow sync Fill flash Slow sync+ red-eye reduction Rear-curtain sync * SLOW is displayed after main command dial is released. . Red-eye reduction lamp lights before flash fires. Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Using the Built-in Flash 41 . . If this icon is not displayed. is displayed when the flash is off. flash pops up automatically when shutter-release button is pressed halfway and fires as required. AUTO: Auto flash When lighting is poor or subject is back lit. reducing “red-eye. M P. The flash modes available depend on the mode currently selected with the mode dial. flash will fire immediately after shutter opens. : Red-eye reduction Use for portraits. Use to include background lighting in portraits. flash will only pop up when button is pressed. REAR: Rear-curtain sync Flash fires just before shutter closes (see note on following page).Flash Mode The current flash mode is displayed in the control panel as shown below.” : Off Flash does not fire even when lighting is poor or subject is back-lit. Auto Auto+Slow sync Auto+ red-eye reduction Off Off Auto+ Slow sync+ red-eye reduction S.

Rear-Curtain Sync Normally the flash fires as the shutter opens (“front curtain sync”. the flash fires just before the shutter closes. For information on optional flash units (Speedlights).) and can not be used in the macro range of macro zoom lenses. In rear-curtain sync. Rear curtain sync 42 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Using the Built-in Flash . and range. See the Appendix for more about the built-in flash.The Built-in Flash Use with CPU lenses with focal lengths of 18–300 mm or non-CPU lenses with focal lengths of 18–200 mm ( 118. If the flash fires in continuous shooting mode ( shutter-release button is pressed. 36). see below at left). creating the effect of a stream of light behind moving subjects. shutter sync speeds. only one picture will be taken each time the The shutter release may be briefly disabled to protect the flash after it has been used for several consecutive shots. See “FV Lock” for information using FV lock ( 92). The flash has a minimum range of 60 cm (2 ft. including flash control. Remove lens hoods to prevent shadows. Lenses that block the subject’s view of the red-eye reduction lamp may interfere with red-eye reduction. Front-curtain sync 22 — Built-in Flash ( 95) Choose how the built-in flash fires. see “Optional Flash Units (Speedlights)” ( 119). note that auto flash level control is available with CPU lenses only). The flash can be used again after a short pause. 26 — Modeling Flash ( 98) Preview the effects of the flash.

Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / ISO Sensitivity 43 . the default setting for P.7. the more likely pictures are to be subject to “noise” in the form of randomly-spaced. H (auto) and Digital Vari-Pro0.3. ISO sensitivity can be selected by pressing the ISO button and rotating the main command dial until the desired setting is displayed in the control panel. A. Sensitivities of H 0. ISO sensitivity can be set between values roughly equivalent to ISO 100 and ISO 1600 in steps equivalent to / EV. the less light needed to make an exposure. allowing higher shutter speeds or smaller apertures. and H 1. H 0. and M modes 100.0 (ISO 3200 equivalent). High ISO NR ( 83) The higher the ISO sensitivity.7 (ISO 2500 equivalent). The High ISO NR option in the shooting menu can be used to reduce noise at ISO sensitivities of 400 or more. S. ISO sensitivity can also be adjusted from the shooting menu ( 83). S. A. Values over 1600 are displayed as H 0. 7 — ISO Auto ( 88) This option can be used to enable automatic ISO sensitivity control in P.0 are not available when ISO auto is on. The default setting for (auto) and Digital Vari-Program modes is Auto. gram modes also offer an Auto setting that allows the camera to set ISO sensitivity automatically in response to lighting conditions. brightly-colored pixels. and H 1.3 (ISO 2000 equivalent). and M modes. The higher the ISO sensitivity. Photos taken at ISO sensitivities over ISO 1600 will likely contain appreciable amounts of noise.ISO Sensitivity Controls used: button + main command dial (monitor off ) “ISO sensitivity” is the digital equivalent of film speed.

Two-Button Reset Controls used: button + button The camera settings listed below can be restored to default values by holding the and buttons down together for more than two seconds (these buttons are marked by a green dot). A. The control panel turns off briefly while settings are reset. . A. reset to 5000 K. 44 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Two-Button Reset . Default Off ±0 ±0 ‡ ±0 Off Auto front-curtain sync Auto slow sync P. Digital Vari-Program P. Choose color temp. Bracketing increment reset to 1 EV (exposure/flash bracketing) or 1 (white balance bracketing). S. Default Settings See the Appendix for a list of default settings ( 134–137). Option Shooting mode ( 36–39) Image quality ( 34. 81) ISO sensitivity ( 43. 81) Image size ( 35. White balance Auto ( 58–60. M Default Single frame JPEG Normal Large Auto 100 Option Flexible program ( 47) Exposure compensation ( 54) Bracketing ( 56–57) Flash exposure compensation ( 55) FV lock ( 92–93) Flash sync mode ( 40–42) . M Front-curtain sync Multiple exposure Off ( 84–85) ‡ Number of shots reset to zero. 83) . S. † Focus area not displayed if Auto-area AF is selected for Custom Setting 2 (AF-area mode). Custom Settings are not affected. 82) * Autofocus mode ( 29) AF-A Center Focus area ( 30) † Matrix Metering ( 52) Off AE lock hold ( 53) * Fine-tuning reset to 0.

89) determines the size of the increments used for exposure control. A. white balance. A. and M Modes P. 91) determines the roles played by the main and sub-command dials in setting shutter speed and aperture. Set shutter speed to M Manual ( 50) “bulb” or “--” for long time-exposures. Custom Setting 15 (Command Dials. camera selects shutter speed for best results. 88) to enable auto ISO sensitivity control in P. Aperture-priority auto A Use to blur background or bring both foreground and background into ( 49) focus. Mode Lens Aperture Ring When using a CPU lens equipped with an aperture ring ( 117). and image optimization. and M Modes 45 . Custom Settings Use Custom Setting 7 (ISO auto. S. RecomProgrammed auto P mended for snapshots and in other situations in which there is little ( 47) time to adjust camera settings. S. Type G lenses are not equipped with an aperture ring. User controls both shutter speed and aperture. camera selects aperture for best results.P. A. and M modes offer control over a variety of advanced settings. Custom Setting 10 (EV step. User chooses aperture. the shutter-release will be disabled). and M modes. S. lock the aperture ring at the minimum aperture (highest f/-number). S ( 48) Use to freeze or blur motion. A. Non-CPU lenses can only be used in exposure mode M. ISO Auto. S. Each of these modes offers a different degree of control over shutter speed and aperture: Description Camera sets shutter speed and aperture for optimal exposure. The camera exposure meter. Reference: P. when aperture can be adjusted manually using the lens aperture ring (in other modes. including exposure ( 52). Shutter-priority auto User chooses shutter speed. and variety of other features can not be used ( 117).

the greater the amount of light that passes through the opening and the brighter the exposure. Shutter speed determines how long the shutter is open. The larger the aperture. the amount of water needed to fill the cup is the amount of light needed for optimal exposure. Smaller apertures mean less light and darker exposures. In this analogy. The slower the shutter speed. and the length of time the tap is opened the shutter speed. A. S. If the cup doesn’t fill. The relationship between shutter speed and aperture can be likened to filling a cup from a tap. Aperture refers to the size of the opening through which the light passes. Open up the tap and the cup will fill in less time.) 46 Reference: P. the picture will be underexposed. the smaller the aperture. the longer the image sensor is exposed to light and the brighter the exposure. while slow shutter speeds and small apertures blur moving objects and bring out background details. Just as a cup can be filled in different times using different tap settings.Exposure The exposure (brightness) of photographs is determined by the amount of light that falls on the image sensor (CCD) while the shutter is open. will be very different: fast shutter speeds and larger apertures freeze moving objects and soften background details. Two factors that determine exposure are shutter speed and aperture. different combinations of shutter speed and aperture can be used to produce the same exposure. The results. however. producing darker exposures. Fast shutter speed (/ s) Slow shutter speed (1 s) Small aperture (f/36) Large aperture (f/3) (Remember. The camera displays show aperture in “f/-numbers”: the larger the f/-number. the larger the f/-number. and M Modes . Faster shutter speeds mean that the image sensor is exposed to light for less time. the picture will be overexposed. tighten the tap and more time will be needed to fill the cup. The amount the tap is opened is the aperture. the smaller the aperture. If the cup overflows.

Rotate the main command dial to the left for small apertures (large f/-numbers) that increase depth of field or slow shutter speeds that blur motion. 2 Frame a photograph. rotate the main command dial until the indicator is no longer displayed. S. f/2. and M Modes / Mode P (Programmed Auto) 47 . Rotate the main command dial to the right for large apertures (small f/-numbers) that blur background details or fast shutter speeds that “freeze” motion. All combinations produce the same exposure. f/8 / s. different combinations of shutter speed and aperture can be selected by rotating the main command dial (“flexible program”). While flexible program is in effect. the camera automatically adjusts shutter speed and aperture for optimal exposure in most situations. and shoot. a indicator appears in the control panel. This mode is recommended for snapshots and other situations in which you want to leave the camera in charge of shutter speed and aperture. choose another mode. / s. focus. To take photographs in programmed auto: 1 Rotate the mode dial to P. To restore default shutter speed and aperture settings.8 (Large aperture) 139). Flexible Program In mode P. or turn the camera off. A. The exposure program for mode P is given in the Appendix ( Reference: P.Mode P (Programmed Auto) In this mode.

you choose the shutter speed from values between 30 s and / s while the camera automatically selects the aperture that will produce the optimal exposure. 2 Rotate the main command dial to choose the desired shutter speed.Mode S (Shutter-Priority Auto) In shutter-priority auto. and shoot. Flashing Shutter-Speed Display See “Camera Error Messages and Displays” ( 132) for information on what to do if flashing “ “ ” indicators appear in the shutter-speed displays. high shutter speeds to “freeze” motion. Use slow shutter speeds to suggest motion by blurring moving subjects. To take photographs in shutter-priority auto: 1 Rotate the mode dial to S. S. ” or 48 Reference: P. A. 3 Frame a photograph. and M Modes / Mode S (Shutter-Priority Auto) . focus.

2 Rotate the sub-command dial to choose the desired aperture. Small apertures (high f/-numbers) increase depth of field. S. press and hold the depth-of-field preview button. Small apertures (high f/-numbers) increase depth of field. such as focal length and focus distance). Depth of Field “Depth of field” is the distance to which objects behind and in front of the focus point appear to be in focus. To preview depth of field. Large apertures (low f/-numbers) soften background details. The lens will be stopped down to the current aperture value. focus. and M Modes / Mode A (Aperture-Priority Auto) 49 . To take photographs in aperture-priority auto: 1 Rotate the mode dial to A. blurring objects behind and in front of the main subject. A. long field depths in landscape photographs to bring the foreground and background into focus. Reference: P. allowing depth of field to be previewed in the viewfinder.Mode A (Aperture-Priority Auto) In aperture-priority auto. you choose the aperture from values between the minimum and maximum for the lens while the camera automatically selects the shutter speed that will produce the optimal exposure. bringing out details in the background and foreground (note that depth of field is also influenced by other factors. Short field depths are generally used in portraits to blur background details. and shoot. bringing both the main subject and background into focus. 3 Frame a photograph. Large apertures (low f/-numbers) reduce depth of field.

EV Step set to “1/3 step” Optimal exposure Underexposed by / EV Overexposed by more than 2 EV Underexposed by / EV Overexposed by more than 3 EV EV Step set to “1/2 step” 50 Reference: P. If the limits of the exposure metering system are exceeded. the amount of under. focus.or over-exposed at current settings. / s.or over-exposure is shown in increments of / EV or ⁄ EV. choose a shutter speed. the displays will flash.Mode M (Manual) In manual exposure mode. and shoot. S. Check exposure 3 Frame a photograph.5 Electronic Analog Exposure Display is selected. Depending on the option chosen for Custom Setting 10 (EV step. or the shutter can be held open for indefinitely for longer exposures ( ). you control both shutter speed and aperture. and the sub-command dial 2 Rotate the main command dialintothe electronic analog exposure displays (see below). Aperture can be set to values between the minimum and maximum values for the lens. to set aperture. Shutter speed can be set to values between 30 s and / s. A. 89). f/4. and M Modes / Mode M (Manual) . To take photographs in manual exposure mode: 1 Rotate the mode dial to M. the electronic analog exIf a CPU lens is attached and a shutter speed other than posure displays in the control panel and viewfinder show whether the photograph would be under.

S. use a tripod and an optional remote control ( 123) or remote cord ( 123). Note that noise may be present in long exposures. the stars.Long Time-Exposures Shutter speeds of “bulb” and “--” can be used for long time-exposure photographs of moving lights. 35 s. Shutter opens when the shutter-release button on the remote control is pressed and until the button is pressed a second time or remains open for thirty minutes. NR option in the shooting menu ( 83). choose On for the Long exp. Select mode M. choose a shutter speed of “bulb. To prevent blurring caused by camera shake. Optional ML-L3 remote control required ( 123). night scenery. or fireworks. f/25 To prevent loss of power before the exposure is complete. before shooting.” and then select delayed remote or quick-response remote mode ( 38). Shutter speed Description Shutter remains open while the shutter-release button is held down. A. use a fully charged battery or an optional AC adapter. and M Modes / Mode M (Manual) 51 . Reference: P.

Center-weighted Classic meter for portraits. camera will meter center focus area).31in.5 % of frame). button and rotate the main command dial until 12—Center Weight ( 90) This option controls the size of the area assigned the greatest weight in center-weighted metering. With other CPU lenses. S. 117). Use a type G or D lens for results that include range information (3D color matrix metering II. color. A. The default is 8mm (0. Circle is centered on current focus area. press the the desired mode is displayed. distance. Ensures that subject will be correctly exposed.Exposure Metering Controls used: button + main command dial The metering method determines how the camera sets exposure. Camera meters circle 3. even when background is much brighter or darker. Method To choose a metering method.). recommended when using filters with an exposure factor (filter factor) over 1 × ( 122).) in diameter (approximately 2. 52 Reference: P. Camera meters a wide area of the frame 3D Color Matrix II and sets exposure according to distribution of brightness. Camera meters entire frame but assigns greatest weight to center area. exposure is set using a 420-segment RGB sensor. and M Modes / Exposure .14 in. and composition for natural results. making it possible to meter off-center subjects (if non-CPU lens is used or if Auto-area AF is selected Spot for Custom Setting 2 ( 87).5 mm (0. 3D range information is not included (color matrix metering II). The following options are available: Description Recommended in most situations. 3D Color Matrix II Metering In matrix metering.

Autoexposure Lock

Controls used: AE-L/AF-L button

Use auto exposure lock to recompose photographs after metering exposure: Select mode P, S, and 1 no effect in modeorM,Awhilechoose center-weighted or spot metering (exposure lock has and Digital Vari-Program modes are not recommended as center-weighted and spot metering are not available in these modes). If using centerweighted metering, select the center focus area with the multi selector ( 30).

the selected area and press the 2 Position the subject in halfway. Withfocusshutter-release butshutter-release button the ton pressed halfway and the subject positioned in the focus area, press the AE-L/AF-L button to lock exposure. While exposure lock is in effect, an AE-L indicator will appear in the viewfinder.

3 Keeping the AE-L/AF-L button pressed, recompose the photograph and shoot.

Adjusting Shutter Speed and Aperture While exposure lock is in effect, the following settings can be adjusted without altering the metered value for exposure. Mode Programmed auto Shutter-priority auto Aperture-priority auto Setting Shutter speed and aperture (flexible program; Shutter speed Aperture 47)

The new values can be confirmed in the viewfinder and control panel. Note that the metering method can not be changed while exposure lock is in effect (changes to metering take effect when the lock is released). 18 — AE-L/AF-L ( 94) This option controls the behavior of the AE-L/AF-L button. 19 — AE Lock ( 94) This option controls whether the shutter-release button locks exposure.

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Exposure Compensation

Controls used:

button + main command dial

Exposure compensation is used to alter exposure from the value suggested by the camera, making pictures brighter or darker. It is most effective when used with center-weighted or spot metering ( 52). Exposure compensation is available in modes P, S, and A (in mode M, only the exposure information shown in the electronic analog exposure display is affected; shutter speed and aperture do not change). Press the button and rotate the main command dial until the desired value is displayed in the control panel. Exposure compensation can be set to values between – 5 EV (underexposure) and + 5 EV (overexposure) in increments of / EV. In general, choose positive values to make the subject brighter, negative values to make it darker. At values other than ± 0, a icon will be displayed after you release the button. The current value for exposure compensation will be displayed in the viewfinder when the button is pressed.
+ 2.0 EV – 0.3 EV

–1 EV

No exposure compensation

+1 EV

Normal exposure can be restored by setting exposure compensation to ± 0. Exposure compensation is not reset when the camera is turned off.

10 — EV Step ( 89) Use this option to set the increments for exposure compensation to ½ EV. 11 — Exposure Comp. ( 89) If desired, exposure compensation can be set without pressing the button.

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Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes / Exposure

Flash Exposure Compensation

Controls used:

button + sub command dial

Flash exposure compensation is used to alter flash output from the level suggested by the camera, changing the brightness of the main subject relative to the background. Flash output can be increased to make the main subject appear brighter, or reduced to prevent unwanted highlights or reflections. Press the ( ) button and rotate the sub-command dial until the desired value is displayed in the control panel. Flash compensation can be set to values between – 3 EV (darker) and + 1 EV (brighter) in increments of / EV. In general, choose positive values to make the subject brighter, negative values to make it darker. At values other than ± 0, a icon will be displayed after you release the ( ) button. The current value for flash compensation will be displayed in the viewfinder when the button is pressed.

−0.3 EV +0.7 EV

Normal flash output can be restored by setting flash compensation to ± 0.0. Flash exposure compensation is not reset when the camera is turned off.

Using Flash Exposure Compensation with Optional Speedlights Flash exposure compensation is also available with an optional SB-800 or SB-600 Speedlights. 10 — EV Step ( 89) Use this option to set the increments for flash compensation to ½ EV.

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90).3 EV and 2. “bracketing” the current value. No.Bracketing Controls used: button + command dials Bracketing automatically varies selected settings slightly with each shot. 1 Press the button and rotate the main command dial to choose the number of shots in the bracketing sequence (two or three). negative. 10 — EV Step ( 89) Use this option to set the increments for exposure and flash bracketing to ½ EV. positive 2 shots: unmodified. dial to choose the bracketing increfrom Bracketing increment Understanding the Bracketing Display Number of shots Progress indicator Description 3 shots: unmodified. and M Modes / Exposure . S. The setting affected is chosen with Custom Setting 13 (Auto BKT set. 56 Reference: P. of shots Progress indicator Press button and rotate the sub-command 2 ment the values between 0.0 EV. positive 2 shots: unmodified. 14 — Auto BKT Order ( 91) This option can be used to change the bracketing order. it is assumed that AE & flash is selected to vary exposure and flash level. Below. A. negative Bracketing Programs See the Appendix for a list of bracketing programs ( 140). Other options can be used to vary exposure or flash level separately or to bracket white balance.

In exposure bracketing. While bracketing is in effect. Exposure and flash bracketing are cancelled when WB bracketing is selected for Custom Setting 13 (Auto BKT set. bracketing will resume when mode P. press the button and rotate the main command dial until the number of shots in the bracketing sequence is zero and is no longer displayed in the control panel.a photograph. a bracketing progress indicator will be displayed in the control panel. 90). To cancel bracketing. Exposure and Flash Bracketing In continuous mode. Exposure Bracketing The camera modifies exposure by varying shutter speed and aperture (programmed auto). eachshoot. the camera will automatically vary ISO sensitivity for optimum exposure when the limits of the camera exposure system are exceeded. When On is selected for Custom Setting 7 (ISO Auto. aperture (shutter-priority auto). The segment will disappear from the indicator when the unmodified shot is taken. shooting can be resumed from the next shot in the sequence after the memory card has been replaced or shots have been deleted to make room on the memory card. and M Modes / Exposure 57 . the bracketing increment will be subtracted from the current values in the second shot and added in the third shot. and camera will vary 3 Compose and flash levelfocus. The modified shutter speed and aperture are displayed in the control panel and viewfinder. Resuming Exposure or Flash Bracketing If the memory card fills before all shots in the sequence have been taken. The program last in effect will be restored the next time bracketing is activated. shutter speed will only be changed after the camera has adjusted ISO sensitivity. or shutter speed (aperture-priority auto. S. Reference: P. If the camera is turned off before all shots in the sequence have been taken. bracketing will resume from the next shot in the sequence when the camera is turned on. shooting will pause after the number of shots specified in the bracketing program. A. manual exposure mode). 88). S. At the first shot will be taken at the current values for exposure and flash compensation and the following shots at modified values. The modified values can be higher or lower than the maximum and minimum values for exposure and flash compensation. A. If the bracketing sequence consists of three shots. the indicator when the shot with the negative increment is taken. exposure with shot. “bracketing” the current values. and the indicator when the shot with the positive increment is taken. Selecting or Digital Vari-Program modes will cancel bracketing. or M is selected. The default settings.

settings other than ±0 are displayed in the control panel as shown at right. Option To select a value for white balance. 58 Reference: P. White balance Use gray or white object or existing photograph as reference for white preset balance ( 59). Shade Use in daylight with subjects in the shade. During shooting. if necessary. Flash Use with built-in flash or optional Nikon flash units. Choose color temperature from list of values ( 59). Fine-Tuning White Balance Controls used: WB button + sub-command dial (monitor off ) At settings other than (Choose color temp. Direct Sunlight Use with subjects lit by direct sunlight. press the WB button and rotate the main command dial until the desired setting is displayed in the control panel. Auto white balance is recommended for most light sources. Incandescent Use under incandescent lighting. white balance can be “fine tuned” by ± 3 in increments of one. higher values to lend images a bluish tinge.) and PRE (White balance preset). Recommended for most situAuto ations. other values can be selected according to the type of source. A.White Balance Controls used: WB button + main command dial (monitor off ) White balance ensures that colors are unaffected by the color of the light source. Fluorescent Use under fluorescent lighting. Cloudy Use in daylight under overcast skies. The following options are available: Description Camera sets white balance automatically. and M Modes / White Balance . Choose lower values to make photographs appear slightly more yellow or red. Choose color temp. White balance can also be adjusted from the shooting menu ( 82). S. Press the WB button and rotate the sub-command dial until the desired setting is displayed in the control panel.

Choosing a Color Temperature Controls used: WB button + sub-command dial (monitor off ) At a setting of (Choose color temp. Take a test shot to determine if the selected color temperature is appropriate to the light source. such as incandescent light bulbs. and M Modes / White Balance 59 . appear slightly yellow or red. light sources with a lower color temperature.). choose (Flash) or (Fluorescent) instead. Color temperature can also be selected in the shooting menu ( 82). Preset White Balance Preset white balance can be used when the desired results can not be achieved at other settings or to match white balance to the value used in an previous photograph. Color Temperature The perceived color of a light source varies with the viewer and other conditions. S.500 K appear white. A. Choose color temp. Two methods are available for setting preset white balance: Method Direct measurement Copy from existing photograph Description Neutral gray or white object is placed under lighting that will be used in final photograph and white balance is measured by camera ( 60). While light sources with a color temperature in the neighborhood of 5. 13 — Auto BKT Set ( 90) This option to create a series of photographs “bracketing” the current white balance value. White balance is copied from photo on memory card ( 82). Color temperature is an objective measure of the color of a light source. Reference: P. The color temperatures for each of the white balance settings supported by the camera may be found in the Appendix ( 140). Note that the desired results may not achieved with the flash or with fluorescent lighting. defined with reference to the temperature to which an object would have to be heated to radiate light in the same wavelengths. color temperature can be selected by pressing the WB button and rotating the sub-command dial until the desired value is displayed in the control panel. Light sources with a higher color temperature appear tinged with blue.000–5.

2 Press the WB button and rotate the main command dial until control panel. S. press the shutter-release button halfway). button withoutand then pressnew value foruntil displays start to flthe WB To exit measuring a white balance.Measuring a Value for Preset White Balance under lighting that fi 1 Place a neutral gray or white objectbe usedthe a reference inwill be used in theDonal photograph. era will measure a value for white balance and use this value when preset white balance is selected. not use exposure compensation. the 5 If the cameraflwas as shown at rightafor about six seconds before displays will ash the camera returns to shooting mode (to return to shooting mode before the display stops flashing. White balance will automatically be set to the measured value. A standard gray card can as studio settings. Press the shutter-release button halfway to return to Step 4 and measure white balance again. press the WB button. press button. To exit without measuring a new value for white balance. No photograph will be recorded. A. the reference object so it nder and 4 Framethe shutter-release buttonthat thefills the viewfiThe campress all way down. able to measure value for white balance. the camera was unable to measure white balance. is displayed in the Release the WB briefly the button ash as 3 shown at right. 60 Reference: P. and M Modes / White Balance . If the displays flash as shown at right.

6 — Image Review ( 88) Choose whether to display photographs as they are taken. To Use Auto Image Rotation ( 108)/Rotate Tall ( 75) These options control whether photographs taken in “tall” orientation are rotated for display in the monitor during playback. press the button. Press multi selector left View additional or or rotate main command dial left to view photographs in rephotographs verse order. View menus Retouch photo Create retouched copy of current photograph ( 109). release button halfway or press the View menus ( 74). Zoom in on current photograph ( 64).More on Playback Viewing Photographs on the Camera To play photographs back. 27 — Monitor Off ( 98) Choose how long the monitor remains on before turning off automatically to save power. Protect photo Protect current photograph ( 65). press shuttermode or button. Exit to shooting Shutter button To turn monitor off and return to shooting mode. View thumbnails View multiple photographs ( 63). Reference: More on Playback / Viewing Photographs on the Camera 61 . The following operations can be performed in full-frame playback: Description Press multi selector to right or rotate main command dial right to view photographs in order recorded. Zoom in on photo Delete photo Delete current photograph ( 65). The most recent photograph will be displayed in the monitor. View photo inforPress multi selector up or down or rotate sub-command dial to or mation view information about current photograph ( 62). Photographs taken in “tall” (portrait) orientation are displayed in tall orientation as shown at right.

.... 1 2 3 4 5 ³ ¸ µ ¹ Retouch History 1 1 Protect status ......... Displayed in red if ISO sensitivity was modified from selected value by auto ISO. 50 Aperture ............... 35 1... 80 Retouch indicator ....... 75 5 6 7 8 9 Image quality.......... Page 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 Protect status .................. Page 2 7 Tone compensation ....... 65 8 Sharpening ....... 50 7 8 9 10 11 Mode ...14.14......................................65 2 Retouch indicator ....... 3........ 40 Frame number/total number of images ³ µ ¸ Shooting Data............................ 103 File name .........109 3 Retouch history: Lists changes made to image using options in retouch menu ( 109)........................................ 104 White balance/white balance fine-tuning ..... starting with most recent change.................... Filter name is displayed if photo was taken with filter option selected for Optimize image > Black-and-white > Custom.................. 35 ³ · Shooting Data............. Only first 13 letters are displayed......1 Flash mode ..........................Photo Information Photo information is superimposed on images displayed in full-frame playback..... 80 Protect status ............. 80 Image optimization 1............... 52 Shutter speed ............................................................... 103 Time of recording ............................. 65 2 Retouch indicator ................ Press the multi selector up or down or rotate the sub-command dial to cycle through the following information: Basic Information ↔ Shooting Data Page 1 ↔ Shooting Data Page 2 ↔ Retouch History (retouched copies only) ↔ Highlights ↔ RGB Histogram ↔ Basic Information....... 45 Exposure compensation ............ 49.. Basic Information 1 Protect status .... 35 Image size ............. ³ 62 Reference: More on Playback / Viewing Photographs on the Camera .............................................................109 4 Frame number/total number of images 1............................................ Displayed if image was created using options in retouch menu......... 109 9 Color mode/hue ........................................................... 58 12 Frame number/total number of images 6 Image size/ image quality......... 48.............. 34.............. 80 11 Image comment 3 .............................................. 65 Retouch indicator ................................. 43 10 Saturation ..... 109 Camera name Metering .... . 34 Date of recording .... 79 ISO sensitivity 2 ............................ 2...... 54 Focal length ........... 109 3 Frame number/total number of images 4 Folder name .

. Decrease number of images displayed from nine to four or from four to one (full-frame playback). The vertical axis shows the number of pixels of each brightness in the image.... View picture highlighted in thumbnail list full frame....... Use multi selector to highlight photographs.. 1 Protect status ............................................................... Reference: More on Playback / Viewing Photographs on the Camera 63 ........................ Shutter button To turn monitor off and return to shooting mode..... with dark pixels at the left and bright pixels at the right........... press shutteror button.... 1 2 3 4 Protect status ................... 109 Histogram (all channels) Red channel histogram 5 Green channel histogram 6 Blue channel histogram 7 Frame number/total number of images ³ Viewing Multiple Images: Thumbnail Playback To display images in “contact sheets” of four or nine images........... The horizontal axis corresponds to pixel brightness... Delete highlighted photograph ( 65).....65 2 Retouch indicator ......... or rotate main command dial to move cursor up or down..................Highlights Highlights are the brightest portions of the image.......109 3 Image highlights (areas of image that are “washed out”) are indicated by flashing border 4 Frame number/total number of images ³ RGB Histogram A histogram is a graph showing the distribution of tones in the image......... Note that camera histograms may differ from those displayed in imaging applications.. The following operations can be performed while thumbnails are displayed: To Display more images per page Display fewer images per page Highlight photographs View highlighted picture full frame Delete photo Protect photo Exit to shooting mode View menus Use Description Increase number of images displayed from one (full-frame playback) to four or from four to nine.. press the button in full-frame playback........ Protect highlighted photograph ( 65)............... sub-command dial to move cursor left or right. 65 Retouch indicator .................. release button halfway or press the View menus ( 74)...... Details may be lost (“washed out”) in areas of highlights that are overexposed......

area currently visible in monitor is indicated by image yellow border.Taking a Closer Look: Playback Zoom Press the button to zoom in on a photograph in full-frame playback. left. View menus ( 74). 19 × (medium images) or 13 × (small images). Delete photo Protect current photograph ( 65). Cancel zoom Return to full-frame playback. View menus To Use 64 Reference: More on Playback / Viewing Photographs on the Camera . While photo is zoomed in. Rotate main command dial to view same location in other imView other images ages at current zoom ratio. Press Zoom in and out / to zoom out. The following operations can be performed: Description Press to zoom in to maximum of approximately 25 × (large images). Protect photo Exit to shooting Shutter button To turn monitor off and return to shooting mode. Keep multi selector pressed to scroll rapidly to other areas of frame. Navigation window is displayed when zoom View other areas of ratio is altered. Delete current photograph ( 65). press shuttermode or release button halfway or press the button. down. press multi selector up. or right to view areas of image not visible in monitor.

press the button again to delete the photograph. press the ton when the photograph is displayed in full-frame or zoom playback or highlighted in the thumbnail list. Press any other button to exit without deleting the photograph. press the and buttons together for about two seconds. Deleting Individual Photographs Press the button to delete the photograph currently displayed in full-frame or zoom playback or highlighted in the thumbnail list.Protecting Photographs from Deletion In full-frame. zoom. To remove protection from all images in the folder or folders currently selected for Playback Folder. Note that protected files will be deleted when the memory card is formatted ( 102). Protected files can not be deleted using the button or the Delete option in the playback menu. One of the following confirmation dialogs will be displayed. Reference: More on Playback / Viewing Photographs on the Camera 65 . and have DOS “read-only” status when viewed on a Windows computer. the button can be used to protect photographs from accidental deletion. The photograph will be marked with a icon. butTo remove protection from the photograph so that it can be deleted. Press the button to protect the photograph currently displayed in full-frame or zoom playback or highlighted in the thumbnail list. and thumbnail playback. Delete ( 74) This option can be used to delete multiple photographs.

the tor will remain off. During be displayed 5 Turn the camera on. the camera monitor-off delay will be fixed at ten minutes and the exposure meters will remain on indefinitely. Computer. Audio (white) Connect to video device Video (yellow) Connect to camera Video connector 4 Tune the television to the video channel. Always the camera 2 Turn the or disconnecting theturn cable. 1 Choose the appropriate video mode ( 103).Connecting to a TV. Computer. camera off. off before connecting A/V 3 Connect the A/V cable as shown. When the EH-5 is connected. images willcamera monion the television or to video tape. recordedplayback. Background music included with Pictmotion slide shows ( 75) will be played back over the television speakers. or Printer Viewing Photographs on TV The supplied EG-D2 audio/video (A/V) cable can be used to connect the camera to a television or VCR for playback or recording. Use an AC Adapter Use of an EH-5 AC adapter (available separately) is recommended for extended playback. or Printer / Viewing Photographs on TV . 66 Reference: Connecting to a TV.

Connecting to a Computer
The camera can be connected to a computer using the supplied UC-E4 USB cable. The supplied PictureProject software can then be used to copy photographs to the computer, where they can be organized, retouched, and printed.

Before Connecting the Camera
Install PictureProject or any other software you may need after first reading the manuals and reviewing the system requirements. To ensure that data transfer is not interrupted, be sure the camera battery is fully charged. If in doubt, charge the battery before connecting the camera or use an EH-5 AC adapter (available separately). Before connecting the camera, select the USB item in the camera setup menu and choose a USB option as described below.
Computer operating system Windows XP Home Edition Windows XP Professional Mac OS X Windows 2000 Professional USB Choose PTP or Mass Storage Choose Mass Storage *

* Do NOT select PTP. If PTP is selected when the camera is connected, the Windows hardware wizard will be displayed. Click Cancel to exit the wizard, and then disconnect the camera and select Mass Storage.

Connecting the USB Cable

1 Turn the computer on and wait for it to start up. 2 Turn the camera off.
UC-E4 USB cable as shown. Do not use force or attempt to 3 Connect the suppliedangle. Connect the camera directly to the computer; do notinsert the connectors at an connect the cable via a USB hub or keyboard.
USB connector

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camera 4 Turn thepanel andon. If Mass Storage is selected for USB, the control viewfinder will display the indicators shown at right (when PTP is selected, the normal shooting indicators are displayed).

photographs 5 Transfer (on CD). to the computer as described in the PictureProject reference manual the USB 6 If PTP is selected forisUSB, the camera can be turned off andthe cameracable disconnected once transfer complete. If Mass Storage is selected, must first be removed from the system as described below. Windows XP Home Edition/Windows XP Professional Click the “Safely Remove Hardware” icon in the taskbar ( ) and select Safely remove USB Mass Storage Device. Windows 2000 Professional Click the “Unplug or Eject Hardware” icon in the taskbar ( ) and select Stop USB Mass Storage Device.
Mac OS X Drag the camera volume (“NIKON D80”) into the Trash.

During Transfer Do not turn the camera off or disconnect the USB cable while transfer is in progress. Camera Control Pro Camera Control Pro (available separately; 123) can be used to operate the camera from a computer. Before connecting the camera, set the camera USB option ( 104) to PTP. When Camera Control Pro is running, the camera will show in place of the number of exposures remaining.

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Printing Photographs
Photographs can be printed by any of the following methods: • Connect the camera to a printer and print JPEG photographs directly from the camera (see below). • Insert the camera memory card in a printer equipped with a card slot (see the printer manual for details). If the printer supports DPOF ( 134), photographs can be selected for printing using Print Set ( 73). • Take the camera memory card to a developer or digital printer center. If the center supports DPOF, photographs can be selected for printing using Print Set. • Transfer pictures ( 67) and print them from a computer using PictureProject or Capture NX (available separately; 123). Note that this is the only method available for printing RAW (NEF) pictures.

Printing Via Direct USB Connection
JPEG photographs can be printed directly from a camera connected to a PictBridge printer ( 134). When taking photographs for printing via direct USB connection in P, S, A, and M modes, choose Ia (sRGB) or IIIa (sRGB) for the Custom > Color mode option in the Optimize image menu ( 80).
Take photographs Select photographs for printing using Print Set Select PTP in camera USB menu and connect camera to printer ( 70)

Print photographs one at a time ( 71)

Print multiple photographs ( 72)

Create index prints ( 72)

Disconnect USB cable

Printing Via Direct USB Connection If an error occurs during printing, the camera will display the dialog shown at right. After checking the printer, press the multi selector up or down to highlight Continue and press OK to resume printing. Select Cancel to exit without printing the remaining pages. RAW (NEF) photographs can not be printed by direct USB connection. They are displayed in the Print Select menu but can not be selected for printing.

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charge the battery or use an EH-5 AC adapter (available separately). 2 Turn the printer on. or press to display the highlighted photograph full frame. Use the multi selector to highlight photographs. press the button. Computer.Connecting the Printer Before printing. To view six photographs at a time. If in doubt. 71) or “ Printing Multiple Pictures” ( ➜ Press the multi selector left or right to view additional photographs.attempt connect the connectors at an do not the cable via a USB hub or keyboard. check that the camera battery is fully charged. or press the button to zoom in on the current photo ( 64). Do not use force or to insert 4 Connect the suppliedangle. or Printer / Printing Photographs . followed by the PictBridge playback Proceed to “ Printing Pictures One at a Time” ( 72). 3 Turn the camera off.will be displayed. A welcome display. UC-E4 USB cable as shown. USB connector screen 5 Turn the camera on. Connect the camera directly to the printer. 1 Set the camera USB option to PTP ( 104). 70 Reference: Connecting to a TV.

Menu shown at right will be displayed.. 5 x 7 in. 4 x 6 in. then press OK to select and return to print menu.. PictBridge playback display is shown when printing is comPrinting plete. press OK. Press multi selector up or down to choose number of copies (maximum 99).5 x 5 in. highlight No cropping and press OK. Only options supported by the current printer can be selected. and Time Stamp Choose printer default to print at current printer settings. or No Border.. then press OK to select and return to print menu. or Printer / Printing Photographs 71 . or A4. Print Time Stamp (print time and date of recording on photo). A3. Option Menu shown at right will be displayed. Description Print current picture. Letter. Computer. Press multi selector up or down to choose print style from Printer Default Border (default for current printer). Cropping If Crop is selected. then press OK to select and return to print menu. Menu shown at right will be displayed. 8 x 10 in. Use and buttons to choose size of crop and use multi selector to choose position of crop.. The menu shown at right will be displayed. 100 x 150 mm.Printing Pictures One at a Time To print the picture currently selected in the PictBridge playback display. highlight Crop and press multi selector right. Print with Border (print photo with white border). Reference: Connecting to a TV. To cancel and return to PictBridge playback display before printStart ing is complete. press OK. To exit without cropping picture. Press the multi selector up or down to highlight an option and press to the right to select. Menu shown at right will be displayed. Border. No. Press OK to return to print menu. To crop picture. dialog shown at right will be displayed. or No Time Stamp. Press multi selector up or down to choose Printer Default (default for current Time stamp printer). Page Size. 3. of Copies then press OK to select and return to print menu. Menu shown at right will be displayed. Press multi selector up or down to choose page size from Printer Default Page Size (default page size for current printer).

To start printing. Print (DPOF) Print current DPOF print order ( 73). To deselect picture. To start printing. press the PictBridge playback display. Choose page size. border. Computer. PictBridge menu will be displayed when printing is complete.Printing Multiple Pictures To print multiple pictures or create an index print listing all JPEG button in the photographs as small thumbnail images. border. Selected pictures marked by icon. The menu shown at right will be displayed. Confirmation dialog shown at right will be displayed. and time stamp options as described on page 71. To display current button. press multi selector down when number of prints is 1. highlight Start Printing and press OK. Printing Selected Photographs Choosing Print Select displays the menu shown in Step 1. or Printer / Printing Photographs . press 2 Select current picture and set number of prints to 1. Repeat Steps 1 – 3 to select additional pictures. picture full screen. Specify number of prints (up to 99). Choose page size. 1 Scroll through pictures. Option Description Print Select Print selected pictures (see below). press OK to display menu of print options. PictBridge menu will be displayed when printing is complete. to maximum of 256. Create index print of all JPEG photos. and time stamp options as described on precedIndex Print ing page (warning will be displayed if selected page size is too small). 3 4 Display print options. highlight Start Printing and press OK. Press the multi selector up or down to highlight an option and press to the right to select. 72 Reference: Connecting to a TV.

Creating a DPOF Print Order: Print Set The Print Set option in the playback menu is used to create digital “print orders” for PictBridge-compatible printers and devices that support DPOF. Selecting Print Set from the playback menu displays the menu shown in Step 1.

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Highlight Select / Set.

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Display selection dialog.

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Select pictures and specify number of prints as described in Steps 2 – 3 on previous page. Note that RAW (NEF) photos can not be selected for printing. Display options. Highlight option and press multi selector right: • Data imprint: Print shutter speed and aperture on all pictures in print order. • Imprint date: Print date of recording on all pictures in print order. To complete print order and exit, highlight Done and press OK.

To print the current print order when the camera is connected to a PictBridge printer, select Print (DPOF) in the PictBridge menu and follow the steps in “ Printing Selected Photographs” to modify and print the current order ( 72). DPOF date and data imprint options are not supported when printing via direct USB connection; to print the date of recording on photographs in the current print order, use the PictBridge Time Stamp option.

Print Set The Print Set option can not be used if there is not enough space on the memory card to store the print order. Print orders may not print correctly if images are deleted using a computer after the print order is created.

Reference: Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer / Printing Photographs

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Menu Guide
Playback Options: The Playback Menu
The playback menu contains the following options (options displayed may differ if My menu is selected for the CSM/Setup menu option in the setup menu; 101). See “Using Camera Menus” ( 9) for more information on using the menus.
Option Description Delete Delete all or selected photos. Playback folder Choose folder for playback. Rotate tall Slide show Hide image Print set Rotate “tall” (portrait-orientation) photos during playback.

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Play photos back in automatic slide shows, either with background music and 75 panning, zoom, and transition effects (Pictmotion) or without (standard) Hide selected photos. 78 Select photos for printing. 78

Delete
The delete menu contains the following options:
Option Selected All Description Delete selected photographs (see below). Delete all photographs.

Selecting Multiple Pictures To select multiple pictures for deletion, slide shows, or the Hide image option:

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Highlight picture. To view highlighted picture full frame, press button.

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Select highlighted picture. Selection shown by icon.

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Repeat steps 1–2 to select additional pictures. To deselect picture, highlight and press multi selector down.

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Complete operation.

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Playback Folder
Choose a folder for playback:
Option Description Only photos in the folder currently selected for Folders in the shooting menu are displayed during playback. This option is selected Current automatically when a photo is taken. If a memory card is inserted (default) and this option selected before photos have been taken, a message stating that the folder contains no images will be displayed during playback. Select All to begin playback. All Play back photos in all folders on the memory card.

Rotate Tall
Select On to rotate “tall” (portrait-orientation) photos for display in the monitor. Photographs taken with Off selected for Auto image rotation ( 108) will be displayed in “wide” (landscape) orientation.

Slide Show
Play pictures back one after the other in an automated “slide show.” A Pictmotion option is available with transitions, panning and zoom effects and background music (background music will only be audible if the camera is connected to a television set; 66). The recommended steps involved in creating a slide show are shown below.

1 Select photos pictures and press the multi selector right. Highlight one of the folHighlight Select
lowing options and press OK to select the highlighted option and return to the slide show menu.

•All pictures: Slide show will include all the photos in the current playback folder ( 75). •Select pictures: Select up to fifty photos for the slide show ( 74). Only photos in the current playback folder ( 75) are available for selection; hidden photos and images that can not be displayed by the camera can not be selected.

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style 2 Choose a Change settings and press the multi selector right, then highlight Style and Highlight press the multi selector right. Highlight one of the following options and press OK to select the highlighted option and return to the slide show menu.

•Standard: Pictures are played back at a selected interval, without background music, transitions, or other effects. •Pictmotion: Select a pattern that includes background music with matching transitions and panning and zoom effects. Note that background music will only be audible if the camera is connected to a television ( 66).

3 Choose a frame interval or playback pattern selector right, then choose a frame Highlight Change settings and press the multi
interval or playback pattern as described below.
“Standard” selected in Step 2 To change the interval between slides from the default setting of two seconds, highlight Frame interval and press the multi selector right. Highlight one of the following options and press OK to select the highlighted option and return to the slide show menu.

“Pictmotion” selected in Step 2 To change the background track from the default setting of Pachelbel’s Canon, highlight Background music and press the multi selector right. Highlight one of the following options and press OK to select the highlighted option and return to the slide show menu.

Panning and zoom effects and transitions are matched to the selected background track.

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This option is not available if Pictmotion is selected in Step 2. Photos can be taken immediately. right to skip to the next frame. highlight Start and press OK.4 Start the show show. Menu Guide / Playback Options: The Playback Menu 77 . End the slide show and return to full-frame ( 61) or thumbnail playback ( 63). The following To start the slide operations can be performed during a slide show: To Go forward or back one frame View photo info Pause slide show Exit to playback menu Exit to playback mode Exit to shooting mode Shutter release Use / / Description Press multi selector or rotate main command dial left to return to the previous frame. Change the photo info displayed. Select Restart to restart the show or Exit to return to the playback menu. End the slide show and return to the playback menu. This option is not available if Pictmotion is selected in Step 2. The dialog shown at right is displayed when the show ends or when the button is pressed to pause playback. Press the shutter-release button halfway to turn the monitor off and return to shooting mode. Pause the slide show.

78 Menu Guide / Playback Options: The Playback Menu . Option Select/set Deselect all? Description Hide or reveal selected photographs ( Reveal all photographs. File Attributes for Hidden Images Hidden images have “hidden” and “read-only” status when viewed on a Windows computer. In the case of “NEF + JPEG” images. Print Set Choose Select / set to select photographs for printing on a PictBridge printer or DPOF-compatible device ( 73). this marking applies to both NEF (RAW) and JPEG images.Hide Image Hide or reveal selected photographs. 74). Hidden images are visible only in the Hide Image menu. Protected and Hidden Images Revealing an image that is both hidden and protected will simultaneously remove protection from the image. and can only be deleted by formatting the memory card. Choose Deselect all? to remove all photos from the current print order.

Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu 79 . greens. Custom BW Black-and-white At Settings Other than “Custom” At settings other than Custom: • Photographs are optimized for current shooting conditions. Customize image optimization settings ( 80). 101). and blues. S. and M Modes) Optimize contrast. Image quality † Image size † Choose image size. contrast. 79–81 81 81 82 83 83 83 84–85 Optimize Image (P. A. ISO sensitivity † Long exp. • The sRGB color space is used. producing natural results suitable for portraits or retouching on a computer. Results will vary with exposure and the position of the subject in the frame. Raise sensitivity when lighting is poor. and sharpness to produce crisp images with sharp outlines. sharpening. • Use a type G or D lens for best results. † Adjust colors according to the light source. A. To use the Adobe RGB color space. Option SO Softer VI Vivid VI More vivid PO Portrait Description Softens outlines. and M modes only. Choose image quality. Enhances saturation. Multiple exposure *. † Reset to defaults when a two-button reset is performed ( 44). S. N Normal (default) Recommended for most situations. Take photos in black-and-white ( 81). White balance *. Maximizes saturation. contrast. and other settings according to how photographs will be used or the type of scene. and sharpness to produce vivid images with vibrant reds. * Available in P. See “Using Camera Menus” ( 9) for more information on using the menus. NR Reduce noise at slow shutter speeds. High ISO NR Reduce noise at high ISO sensitivities. † Record multiple exposures in a single frame.Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu The shooting menu contains the following options (options displayed may differ if My menu is selected for the CSM/Setup option in the setup menu. Option Description Optimize image * Optimize images according to scene. Lowers contrast while lending natural texture and rounded feel to skin of portrait subjects. select Custom and choose II (Adobe RGB) for Color Mode.

and saturation vary with exposure and the position of the subject in the frame. Choose Ia for portrait shots and IIIa for nature or landscape shots. and greens more yellow. Use a type G or D lens for best results. highlight Done and press . Positive values make reds more orange. Mode II is adapted to the Adobe RGB color space. Capture NX (available separately. low settings for softer outlines. Default setting: Ia (sRBG). which supports a wider gamut of colors than sRGB. Enhanced for more vivid colors. greens more blue. Default setting: Auto. • Hue adjustment: Hue can be adjusted between –9 ˚ to +9 ˚ in increments of 3 ˚ (the degrees refer to the “color wheel” often used to express hue). Photos taken in modes Ia and IIIa are adapted to the sRGB color space and are suited for printing or use “as is. Choose Custom to select a user-defined tone curve created using Camera Control Pro (available separately. Color Mode Modes Ia and IIIa are recommended for photos that will be printed without modification or viewed in applications that do not support color management. • Color mode: Control color reproduction. 123) and PictureProject display colors correctly even if the correct color space is not selected. “Auto” Results for auto image sharpening. After adjusting settings. • Saturation: Control the vividness of colors. Negative values make reds more purple. 123). Default setting: ±0. Choose Moderate for less saturated colors. Default setting: Auto. and blues more purple. Choose high settings for sharp outlines.Customizing Image Enhancement Options: Custom Select Custom to make separate adjustments to the following options. 80 Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu .” with no further modification. Default setting: Auto. Mode II is the preferred choice for photos that will be extensively processed or retouched. • Tone compensation: Control contrast. • Image sharpening: Choose how much outlines are sharpened during shooting. tone compensation. Lower settings prevent loss of detail in highlights under harsh lighting or in direct sunlight. choose the Adobe RGB color space when opening photos taken in mode II. Higher settings preserve detail in misty landscapes and other low-contrast subjects. See the Camera Control Pro manual for details. blues more green. If the application supports color management.

Orange produces more contrast than yellow. Image Size (All Modes) Image size can be selected from Large. Softens skin tones. Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu 81 . red more contrast than orange. Choose Normal to take standard black-and-white pictures. Medium. Black-and-white indicators appear in the control panel and viewfinder when Black-andwhite is selected for Optimize image ( 5–7). See “Reference: Image Quality and Size” ( 33). Can be used for portraits. and Small. See “Reference: Image Quality and Size” ( 33). Image Quality (All Modes) Seven options are available for image quality. Enhances contrast. Can be used to tone down the brightness of the sky in landscape photographs. Custom also supports the following color filter effects: Filter effect Off Yellow Orange Red Green Description No color filter effect. or Custom to adjust sharpening and tone compensation before shooting as described in on page 80.Taking Pictures in Black-and-White: Black-and-White Selecting Black-and-white for Optimize image displays the menu shown at right.

Note that if a new value is measured for white balance. The menu shown in Step 1 will be displayed. 60). ‡ 8 Set preset white balance to value for highlighted photograph and return to shooting menu. † 4 Display folder list. highlight Measure and press multi selector right. highlight This image and press multi selector right. 5 Highlight folder. and M Modes) Nine options are available for white balance. but only photographs created with D80 can be used as source for preset white balance. 1 Highlight Use photo. 82 Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu . Select White balance > White balance preset in the shooting menu. † To use the previous source photo. See “Reference: White Balance” ( 58). Copying White Balance from a Photograph A white balance value copied from an existing photograph can be used for preset white balance.White Balance (P. S. 6 Display images in selected folder. * * To use last measured value ( 2 Display current source photo. ‡ Images displayed may include those created with other cameras. 3 Highlight Select image. A. 7 Highlight photograph. white balance will be set to the measured value even if Use photo is currently selected in the preset white balance menu.

Photographs taken at shutter speeds of about 8 s or slower are processed to reduce noise. Choose from the following options: Option Off (default) On Description Noise reduction off. See “Reference: ISO Sensitivity” ( 43). Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu 83 .ISO Sensitivity (All Modes) Adjust ISO sensitivity. High ISO NR (All Modes) Photographs taken at high sensitivities can be processed to reduce “noise”. Long Exp. the image displayed in the monitor may not show the effects of noise reduction. brightly-colored pixels. Choose Low for less noise reduction. NR (All Modes) Photographs taken at shutter speeds of 8 s or slower can be processed to reduce “noise” in the form of randomly-spaced. Minimal noise reduction is performed at sensitivities over ISO 800. Noise reduction turns off unless sensitivity exceeds ISO 800. Note that if photos are played back during processing. High for more noise reduction. Choose from the following options: Option Normal (default) Low High Off Description Noise reduction takes effect at sensitivities over ISO 400. During processing. No further photos can be taken until processing is complete. slowing burst shooting and reducing the number of images that can be stored in the memory buffer. Noise reduction will not be performed if the camera is turned off during processing. the displays shown at right appear in the control panel and viewfinder.

focal length. Recommended if background is dark. 3 Highlight Auto gain and press the multi selector to the right. Selecting Multiple exposure in the shooting menu displays the 1 menu shown at right. 4 Highlight one of the following options and press OK. Highlight Number of shots and press the multi selector right. metering. A. For an interval between exposures of more than 30 s. Exchanging Memory Cards Do not remove or replace the memory card while recording a multiple exposure. / for three exposures). Note that at default settings. choose 30 min for Custom Setting 28 (Auto meter-off. and other information listed in the playback photo information display is for the first shot in the multiple exposure. and M Modes) Follow the steps below to record a series of two or three exposures in a single photograph. camera orientation.Multiple Exposure (P. Gain not adjusted to correct exposure. 99) or use an optional EH-5 AC adapter. exposure. shooting will end automatically if no operations are performed for 30 s. multi choose 2 Press thethat willselector up or down to a single the number of exposures be combined to form photograph. Option Description On (default) Off Gain adjusted to correct exposure according to the number of exposures recorded (gain for each exposure is set to / for two exposures. mode. 84 Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu . Photo Info The date of recording. S. Press OK to return to the multiple exposure menu.

focus. highlight Cancel. and press OK. gain will be adjusted to reflect the number of exposures actually recorded. The blink. and press OK. S.will disappear from7the control shooting Repeat steps 1 – to take additional multiple exposures. memory cards can not be formatted and no shooting menu options can be changed. A.5 Highlight Done and press OK. A icon will be displayed in the control panel. To exit without recording a multiple exposure. or M is selected If shooting ends before the specified number of exposures have been taken. remaining The icon 7 Take thepanel whenexposures. select Multiple exposure from the shooting menu. highlight Reset. 6 Frame a photograph. Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu 85 . icon will start to Cancelling a Multiple Exposure To end shooting before the multiple exposure is complete. and shoot. Shooting will also end if: • The exposure meters turn off during shooting ( 18) • The user performs a two-button reset • The camera is turned off • The battery is exhausted • The multiple exposure is deleted • A mode other than P. Bracketing and Other Settings Bracketing is cancelled when multiple exposure is selected and can not be restored until shooting has ended. While multiple exposure mode is in effect. If Auto gain is on. a multiple exposure will be created from the exposures that have been recorded to that point. select Multiple exposure from the shooting menu. with the exceptions of Multiple exposure and White balance. is complete.

or when a photograph is taken in quick-response remote mode ( 38).Custom Settings Custom Settings are used to customize camera settings to suit individual preferences. when it is off ( 5). The following options are available when Simple (the default option) is selected for CSM/Setup menu in the setup menu ( 101): Option Reset Beep AF-area mode Center AF area AF-assist No memory card? Option Image review ISO auto Grid display Viewfinder warning EV step R 1 2 3 4 5 86 86 87 87 87 88 6 7 8 9 10 88 88 89 89 89 To display the following options. while the release timer is counting down in selftimer and delayed remote modes ( 37. 1: Beep (All Modes) At the default setting of On. The current setting is shown in the control panel: is displayed when the beep is on. Center-weighted Auto BKT set Auto BKT order Command dials FUNC button Illumination AE-L/AF-L AE lock Focus area AF area illumination 89 90 90–91 91 91 92–93 93 94 94 94 95 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 Option Built-in flash Flash warning Flash shutter speed Auto FP Modeling flash Monitor-off Auto meter-off Self-timer Remote on duration Exp. 86 Menu Guide / Custom Settings . a beep will sound when the camera focuses in single-servo AF (AF-S or when shooting stationary subjects in AF-A autofocus mode). 38). See the Appendix ( 134) for a complete list of default settings. delay mode MB-D80 batteries 95–97 98 98 98 98 98 99 99 99 99 100 R: Reset Select Reset to restore all Custom Settings to their default values. including settings not affected by a two-button reset ( 44). The beep will not sound when Off is selected. select Full for CSM/Setup menu: 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Option Exposure comp.

Default setting for P. the camera may not be able to focus on poorly-lit subjects using autofocus. Use with stationary subjects. User selects focus area manually. and modes. S. Menu Guide / Custom Settings 87 . 3: Center AF Area (All Modes) This option determines the size of the center focus area. Use with erratically moving subjects. M. . 4: AF-Assist (All Modes Except . Note that when the illuminator is off. . Auto-area AF Camera selects focus area automatically. A. and modes. and ) If On (the default setting) is selected and the subject is poorly lit. Description Viewfinder display Focus on a specific subject in a small area Normal zone without other nearby objects interfering with (default) focus. Not available when Wide zone Auto-area AF is selected for Custom Setting 2 (AF-area mode). Default for . Default setting for mode. Choose Off to disable the AF-assist illuminator. Option The current setting is shown by an icon in the control panel ( 5). camera will focus based on information from other focus areas. Option See “Focus” for more information on focus settings ( 28). camera focuses on subject in selected Single area focus area only. but if subject leaves selected focus area even briefDynamic area ly. Choose from: Description User selects focus area using multi selector. . the AF-assist illuminator will light to assist the focus operation in single-servo AF (AF-S or single-servo AF selected in AF-A autofocus mode) when Single area or Auto-area AF is selected for Custom Setting 2 (AFarea mode) or when Custom Setting 2 is set to Dynamic area and the center focus area is selected. .2: AF-Area Mode (All Modes) This option determines how the focus area is selected in autofocus mode ( 28). Focus on moving subjects and other objects that are difficult to track.

photographs can be displayed in the monitor by pressing the button. sensitivity will only be adjusted if underexposure would result at the shutter speed selected for Min. In modes P and A. photographs will automatically be displayed in the monitor for about for seconds after shooting. ISO Auto Auto ISO control is not available when a value over ISO 1600 is selected for ISO sensitivity. Choose a flash mode other than slow sync or select mode A or M and choose a larger aperture. in daylight. shutter speed. sensitivity option. Foreground subjects may be underexposed in photos taken with the flash at slow shutter speeds. When sensitivity is altered from the value selected by the user. ISO sensitivity will automatically be adjusted if optimal exposure can not be achieved at the selected value (flash level is adjusted appropriately). Noise is more likely at higher sensitivities. and M Modes Only) If Off (the default setting) is selected. The maximum value for auto ISO sensitivity can be selected using the Max. A. S. 6: Image Review (All Modes) If On (the default setting) is selected. ISO sensitivity can not be set to values over 1600 when On is selected for ISO auto. Choose Enable release to enable the shutter-release button when no memory card is inserted. 7: ISO Auto (P. Photographs will be displayed in the monitor but will not be saved. If Off is selected. these indicators blink and the altered value is shown in the viewfinder (the indicators do not blink if a flash is used. Use the High ISO NR option in the shooting menu to reduce noise ( 83).5: No Memory Card? (All Modes) If Release locked (the default setting) is selected. the control panel and viewfinder show ISO-AUTO. When On is selected. or against a bright background. If On is selected. the shutter-release is disabled when no memory card is inserted. 88 Menu Guide / Custom Settings . ISO sensitivity will remain fixed at the value selected with the ISO button ( 43) or using the ISO sensitivity option in the shooting menu ( 83).

A. No warnings are displayed when Off is selected. Displayed when no memory card is inserted. The default option is Off. (P. Displayed when the battery is low. 11: Exposure Comp. Select On to set exposure compensation using only a command dial. S. aperture. 91): P S A M Custom Setting 15 (Command dials): Off Sub-command dial Sub-command dial Main command dial Exposure compensation set by pressing Custom Setting 15 (Command dials): On Sub-command dial Main command dial Sub-command dial button and rotating main command dial If On is selected. the 0 at the center of the exposure display will blink even when exposure compensation is set to ±0.8: Grid Display (All Modes) Select On to display grid lines in the viewfinder to assist in framing photographs ( 6). 9: Viewfinder Warning (All Modes) Select On (the default option) to display the following warnings in the viewfinder ( 6): Warning B/W Description Displayed when Black-and-white is selected for Optimize image in the shooting menu ( 81). This option is not available in mode M. and bracketing are made in increments equivalent to / EV (1/3 step. The dial used depends on the option selected for Custom Setting 15 (Command dials. Mode Menu Guide / Custom Settings 89 . and M Modes Only) If Off (the default option) is selected. the default option) or / EV (1/2 step). 10: EV Step (All Modes) Choose whether adjustments to shutter speed. exposure compensation is set by pressing the button and rotating the main command dial ( 54).

Each time the shutter is released. and Flash only. S. 2 Press the button and rotate the main command dial to choose the number of images in the bracketing sequence. 120). S. and M Modes Only) The following options are available: Option AE & flash (default) AE only Description Camera varies flash level and exposure with each shot. A. Only one shot is required to complete the bracketing sequence. 10 90 Menu Guide / Custom Settings . Camera varies exposure with each shot. A. Camera varies flash level with each shot (i-TTL and. see “Bracketing” ( 56). To take photographs using white balance bracketing: 1 Highlight WB bracketing and press the multi selector right. AE only. NEF+JPEG Fine. button and rotate the sub-command to choose 3 Press the Each increment is roughly equivalent todialmired. auto aperture modes only. with the opFlash only tional SB-800 Speedlight. 119. or NEF+JPEG Basic. White balance bracketing is recommended when shooting under mixed lightWB bracketing ing or experimenting with different white balance settings. the white balance adjustment.12: Center-Weighted (P.) or at image qualities of NEF (RAW). Not available at a whitebalance of (Choose color temp. For information on recording photographs at settings of AE & flash. NEF+JPEG Normal. and M Modes Only) This option controls the size of the area in the center of the viewfinder assigned the greatest weight in center-weighted metering. the camera creates multiple images “bracketing” the current white balance setting. The default option is Φ 8 mm. 13: Auto BKT Set (P.

56. focus. although in this case the bracketing program will not be restored the next time bracketing is activated. Bracketing can also be cancelled by performing a two-button reset ( 44). Option Description Default order Unmodified > negative > positive ( (default) Under > MTR > over Negative > unmodified > positive ( 56).) for white balance ( 58) cancels white balance bracketing. NEF+JPEG Fine. press the mand dial until the number of shots in the bracketing sequence is zero and is no longer displayed in the control panel. NEF+JPEG Normal. If the number of images in the bracketing program exceeds the number of exposures remaining. A. Shooting can begin if a new memory card is inserted. The main command dial controls aperture. the sub-command dial shutter speed. and M Modes Only) Choose the command dials used to set shutter speed and aperture.a photograph. button and rotate the main comTo cancel bracketing. S. A. shot 4 Compose create the number of and shoot. and M Modes Only) Choose the order in which bracketing is performed. The program last in effect will be restored the next time bracketing is activated. Bracketing Programs See the Appendix for a list of white balance bracketing programs. White Balance Bracketing Selecting NEF (RAW). 15: Command Dials (P. and each copy will have a different white balance. Menu Guide / Custom Settings 91 . Option Default (default) Reversed Description The main command dial controls shutter speed. or NEF+JPEG Basic for image quality ( 34) or (Choose color temp. 14: Auto BKT Order (P. Modifications to white balance are added to the white balance adjustment made with white balance fine-tuning. ( ) will be displayed and the number of exposures remaining will blink. Each in thewill be processed to copies specified bracketing program. the subcommand dial aperture. 140). S.

Center-weighted metering is activated while the FUNC. button is described below. and M modes only). In P. button is pressed. button. A. . button is pressed (P. and M modes only). FV Lock This feature is used to lock flash output. button is pressed (P. FV lock using the FUNC. choose FV lock for Custom Setting 18 (AE-L/AF-L. press the flash. . Press the FUNC. Option ISO display (default) Framing grid AF-area mode Center AF area FV lock Flash off Matrix metering Center-weighted Spot metering Description The modified value for ISO sensitivity is displayed while the FUNC. Flash output is adjusted automatically for any changes in ISO sensitivity or aperture. FV Lock Both the FUNC. button and rotate the main command dial to turn the grid display in the viewfinder on and off ( 89). to use the AE-L/AF-L button. button and rotate the main command dial to choose between normal and wide center AF areas ( 87). A. S. preventing the flash level from changing between shots or while recomposing photographs. A. button to raise the 92 Menu Guide / Custom Settings . and M modes.16: FUNC Button (All Modes) Choose the function performed by the FUNC. If the built-in flash or an optional SB-800. In . 94). the fl up au2 Raise the flash. Press the FUNC. Spot metering is activated while the FUNC. S. and modes. S. button and rotate the main command dial to select AF area mode ( 87). SB-600. Matrix metering is activated while the FUNC. Built-in flash and optional Speedlights turn off while the FUNC. 1 Select FV lock for Custom Setting 16 (FUNC button). or SB-R200 flash unit is used. and M modes only). button is pressed (P. button is pressed. flash value locks when the FUNC. S. button is pressed ( 93).required when the shutter-releaseash will poppressed tomatically as button is halfway. Press the FUNC. and the AE-L/AF-L button can be used for FV lock. A. Press again to cancel FV lock.

SB-600. button.appropriate flash level. 5 Recompose the photograph. button to release FV lock and confirm that the icon no longer displayed in viewfinder. the control panel backlight (LCD illuminator) will turn on only when the power switch is rotated to . Check that the flash-ready indicator ( ) is displayed in the viewfinder. 95). or (b) a flash group is composed entirely of SB-800 Speedlights in TTL or AA mode. When Commander mode is selected for Custom Setting 22 (Built-in flash. additional pictures can lock. rest of the way down to shoot. If On is selected. 6 Press the shutter-release button thebe taken without releasing FV If desired. and SB-R200 Speedlights (available separately). Menu Guide / Custom Settings 93 .subject in the 3 Position thebutton halfway center of the frame and press the shutter-release to focus. flash group A. Using FV Lock with the Built-in Flash When the built-in flash is used alone. FV lock is only available if TTL (the default setting) is selected for Custom Setting 22 (Built-in flash. 7 Pressisthe FUNC. SB-600. Flash a monitor prefllocked determine the output will be at this level and a flash-value lock icon will appear in the viewfinder. 96). FV lock can be used with remote SB-800. flash output will automatically be adjusted for changes in Speedlight zoom head position. or flash group B is in TTL mode. The flash will emit ash to 4 Press the FUNC. While FV lock is in effect. Set the Speedlight to TTL mode (the SB-800 can also be used in AA and A modes. 17: Illumination (All Modes) If Off (the default option) is selected. Using FV Lock with Optional Speedlights FV lock is also available with SB-800. the backlight will remain on while the exposure meters are active (note that this will increase the drain on the battery). or SB-R200 flash units if (a) any of the built-in flash. see the Speedlight manual for details).

right to left. press and rotate the sub-command AF-ON/AF area dial to select the focus area. flash FV lock value locks when the AE-L/AF-L button is pressed ( 92). the focus-area display is bounded by the outer focus areas so that. Select Wrap to allow focus-area selection to “wrap around” from top to bottom. If On is selected. press and rotate the sub-command dial to AF-L/AF area select the focus area. press and rotate the sub-command dial AE-L/AF area to select the focus area. The AE-L/AF-L button initiates autofocus. Focus locks while the AE-L/AF-L button is pressed. Exposure is unaffected. Focus area Press the AE-L/AF-L button and rotate the sub-command dial to select the focus area selection ( 30). Press the AE-L/AF-L button to lock focus. 19: AE Lock (All Modes) If Off (the default option) is selected. pressing the shutter-release button halfway does not lock exposure.18: AE-L/AF-L (All Modes) Choose the function performed by the AE-L/AF-L button. If the built-in flash or an optional SB-800. Option AE/AF lock (default) AE lock only AF lock Description Both focus and exposure lock while the AE-L/AF-L button is pressed. for example. Press the AE-L/AF-L button to initiate autofocus. The shutter-release button can not be used AF-ON to focus. Exposure locks when the AE-L/AF-L button is pressed and remains locked until the AE lock hold button is pressed again or the exposure meters turn off. Exposure locks while the AE-L/AF-L button is pressed. Press the AE-L/AF-L button to lock focus and exposure. Focus is unaffected. exposure will lock when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. bottom to top. press and rotate the sub-comAE-L/AF-L/AF area mand dial to select the focus area. Press again to cancel FV lock. pressing the multi selector up when the focus area is selected has no effect. 20: Focus Area (All Modes) At the default setting of No wrap. SB-600. 94 Menu Guide / Custom Settings . or SB-R200 flash unit is used. Press the AE-L/AF-L button to lock exposure. and left to right.

20 ˚C/68 ˚F). 20. 35 Output Menu Guide / Custom Settings 95 . A. the focus area will always be highlighted. the actual number of flashes emitted may be less than selected. the built-in flash has a Guide Number of 13/42 (m/ft. 22: Built-in Flash (P. 15 2–10. Note that depending on shutter speed and the option selected for Freq. If Off is selected. Option Output Times Freq. Press the multi selector left or right to highlight the following options. 1/4 1/8 1/16 1/32 1/64 1/128 Options available for “Times” 2 2–5 2–10 2–10. the focus area is not highlighted. up or down to change. No monitor preflash is emitted. 25 2–10. Choose the number of times the flash fires at the selected output. The number of times the flash fires per second. ISO 100.. 20. and M Modes Only) Choose a flash control mode for the built-in flash. 15.21: AF Area Illumination (All Modes) At the default setting of Auto. At full power.. producing a strobe-light effect. The options available depend on the option selected for Output. the active focus area is highlighted in the viewfinder as need to establish contrast with the background. 25. 30. If On is selected. 15. Description Choose flash output (expressed as a fraction of full power). TTL (default): Flash output is adjusted automatically in response to shooting conditions. although it may be difficult to see against the background. Manual: The flash fires at the level selected in the menu shown at right. Repeating flash: The flash fires repeatedly while the shutter is open. Selecting this option displays the menu shown at right. “Times” The number of times the flash can fire in succession is determined by flash output. S.

Choose a flash compensation (Comp. At settings other than ±0. All flash units in both groups must be set to the same channel. Note that the built-in flash must be raised to emit monitor preflashes. 3 Choose the flash control mode and output level for the flash units in group B. TTL i-TTL mode. value between +3.) value between +3.) value between +3.0 EV in steps AA of / EV. Press the multi selector up or down to highlight the following options. To take photographs in commander mode: the flash control mode 1 ChooseNote that output level canand output level for the -built-in flash.0 EV in steps of / EV. Choose a Comp. or SB-R200 flash units in up to two groups (A and B) using advanced wireless lighting. -flash mode display.Commander mode: Use the built-in flash as a master flash controlling one or more remote optional SB-800. M Choose from output levels between 1/1 (full power) and 1/128 (/ of full power). . SB-600. 4 Select the channel. flashes M in the control panel and viewfinder. Choose from output levels between 1/1 (full power) and 1/128 (/ of full power). not be adjusted when . • Built-in flash: Choose a flash control mode for the built in flash. SB-600 and SB-R200 flash units will not fire when this option is selected.0 and –3..is selected for flash control mode. up or down to change.The flash units in the selected group do not fire. TTL i-TTL mode. • Group A/Group B: Choose a flash control mode for all flash units in Group A or B. 2 Choose the flash control mode and output level for the flash units in group A. Selecting this option displays the menu shown at right. / EV.0 and –3. does not appear in control panel Built-in flash does not fire. Choose a flash compensation (Comp.0 EV in steps of will be displayed in the control panel and viewfinder. Auto aperture.0 and –3. • Channel: Choose from channels 1–4. 96 Menu Guide / Custom Settings . but AF-assist illuminator lights.

which produces brighter timing flashes. flash units as 6 Compose the shot and arrange the flash units canshown below. To prevent timing flashes emitted by the built-in flash from appearing in photographs taken at short range. or less 60°–30° 5 m/16 ft. after 9 Focusfland shootare lit. 60°–30° 10 m/33 ft.. the built-in flash. take a test shot and view the results in the camera monitor. Menu Guide / Custom Settings 97 .is for Built-in flash > raised so that monitor preflashes will be emitted.5 Press OK. Flash compensation ( 55) is added to the flash output for all flash units. See the details. An SG-3IR is required for best results with rear-curtain sync. Note that the maximum distance at which the remote be placed may vary with shooting conditions. as this may interfere with exposure. the built-in flash must be . With more than this number. or less Wireless remote sensors on flash units should face camera. Note that even if 8 Pressselectedbutton to raise the Mode. all the remote flash units on and 7 TurnSpeedlight instruction manuals forset them to the channel selected in Step 4. Although there is no limit on the number of remote flash units that may be used. the light emitted by the remote flash units will interfere with performance. After positioning the remote flash units.confirming that the flash-ready lights on the camera and all remote ash units Commander Mode Position the sensor windows on the remote flash units to pick up the monitor preflashes from the builtin flash (particular care is required when not using a tripod). choose low ISO sensitivities and small apertures (large f/-numbers) or use an optional SG-3IR infrared panel for the built-in flash. Be sure that direct light or strong reflections from the remote flash units do not enter the camera lens (in TTL mode) or the photocells on the remote flash units (AA mode). including the built-in flash. the practical maximum is three. or less 30° or less Camera (built-in flash) 30° or less 5 m/16 ft.

and M Modes Only) Choose the slowest shutter speed at which the flash will be used in modes P and A (the default setting is 1/60 s). Auto FP High-Speed Sync is not available when using the built-in flash. A. and SBR200 flash units will emit a modeling flash when the camera depth-offield preview button is pressed ( 49). Regardless of the setting chosen. Choose a shorter monitor-off delay for longer battery life. and M Modes Only) Select On to activate Auto FP High-Speed Sync when using the optional SB-800. 26: Modeling Flash (P. Regardless of the setting chosen. S. Auto FP may not always be activated at a shutter speed of / s). 98 Menu Guide / Custom Settings . the monitor remains on for four seconds during image review ( 88) and for ten minutes when the camera is powered by an optional EH-5 AC adapter. the built-in flash and optional SB-800. the flash will fire at shutter speeds as slow as 30 s when set to slow sync ( 41). SB-600. S.23: Flash Warning (P. 27: Monitor-Off (All Modes) Choose how long the monitor remains on when no operations are performed (the default setting is 20 s). A. the flashready light ( ) will flicker in the viewfinder when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway to warn that the built-in flash is required. SB-600. A. The default setting is Off. The default setting is Off. Choose to enable fill flash when taking portraits under bright light or when taking photographs at Large apertures. S. 24: Flash Shutter Speed (P. No warning will be displayed if Off is selected. S. and M Modes Only) If On is selected. and M Modes Only) If On (the default setting) is selected and lighting is poor. 25: Auto FP (P. A. or SB-R200 flash units at shutter speeds faster than / s (because the actual shutter speed may be slightly slower than displayed in P and A modes.

reducing camera shake in situations in which the least camera movement could result in blurred photographs (for example. the exposure meters remain on for ten minutes when the camera is powered by an optional EH-5 AC adapter.28: Auto Meter-Off (All Modes) Choose how long the camera continues to meter exposure when no operations are performed (the default setting is 6 s).4 s after the shutterrelease button is pressed. Choose shorter times for longer battery life. 30: Remote On Duration (All Modes) Choose how long the camera will wait for a signal from the remote before cancelling delayed or quick-response remote modes ( 38). Menu Guide / Custom Settings 99 . Choose a shorter meter-off delay for longer battery life. 29: Self-Timer (All Modes) Choose the length of the shutter-release delay in self-timer mode ( 37). Regardless of the setting chosen. microscope photography). Delay Mode (All Modes) Select On to delay shutter release until about 0. The default option is Off. The default setting is 10 s. 31: Exp. The default setting is one minute.

Using AA Batteries EN-EL3e batteries are recommended for best performance. Select when using FR6 lithium AA batteries. match the option selected in this menu to the type of batteries inserted in the battery pack. Insert fresh batteries. Select when using ZR6 nickel-manganese AA batteries. (blinks) (blinks) 100 Menu Guide / Custom Settings . Shutter release disabled. alkaline and nickel-manganese batteries should only be used when no other alternative is available. Select when using HR6 NiMH AA batteries. Some AA batteries can not be used. The capacity of AA batteries drops sharply at temperatures below 20 ˚C (68 ˚F) and varies with make and storage conditions. batteries may cease to function before their expiry date. Option LR6 (AA alkaline) (default) HR6 (AA Ni-MH) FR6 (AA lithium) ZR6 (AA Ni-Mn) Description Select when using LR6 alkaline AA batteries.32: MB-D80 Batteries (All Modes) To ensure that the camera functions as expected when AA batteries are used in the optional MB-D80 battery pack. The camera shows the level of AA batteries as follows: Control panel Viewfinder – Description Batteries fully charged. Fewer pictures can be taken with AA batteries than with EN-EL3e batteries. in some cases. There is no need to adjust this option when using EN-EL3e batteries. due to their performance characteristics and limited capacity. Low battery. Ready fresh batteries.

Display all options in all menus. See “Using Camera Menus” ( 9) for more information on using the menus. setup. The CSM / Setup menu item in the setup menu can not be selected. sequence 106 106 Mirror lock-up * Dust off ref photo 106–107 Battery info 107 Firmware version 108 Auto image rotation 108 * Not available at battery levels of or below or when camera is powered by optional MBD80 battery pack with AA batteries. Custom Settings.Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu The setup menu contains the options listed below (options displayed may differ if My Menu is selected for CSM/Setup menu). the multi selector right. Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu 101 . shooting. Other menus list all options. To choose menu items for display with My menu: menu and press 1 Highlight Mywill be displayed. (the illustration shows the menu will as shown at right items listed when the playback menu is selected). and retouch menus. menu names A list of menu The items in the selected 2 Highlight abe listedname and press OK. Option Simple (default) Full My menu Description Display only basic options in the Custom Settings ( 86) and setup menus (see above). Display only selected options in the playback. select Full Simple (the default option) is selected for for CSM/Setup menu: CSM/Setup menu: Option Option CSM/Setup menu Format memory card World time LCD brightness Video mode Language USB 101–102 102 103 103 103 103 104 Image comment 104 Folders 105 File no. The following options are available when To display the following options. CSM / Setup Menu Choose the options displayed in the menus.

Be sure that any valued files have been copied to a computer before formatting. Note that this permanently deletes all photographs and any other data the card may contain. 102 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu . Format Memory Card Select Yes to format the memory card. Two-Button Format Memory cards can also be formatted with the ( and ) buttons ( 44). Selected items are indicated by a check mark. Formatting Memory Cards Do not turn the camera off or remove the memory card while formatting is in progress. Highlight Done the list of 4 shown in Step 1.multi selector up 3 Press thethe right to select or down to highlight items and then press to or deselect. 5 Highlight Done in the list of menu names and press OK to return setup menu. and press OK to return to additional menu names Repeat steps 2–3 to edit menus.

Reset the clock regularly for acDate curate time keeping. rechargeable power source. Language Choose the language for camera menus and messages from: De En Es Fi Fr It Nl Pl Deutsch English Español Suomi Français Italiano Nederlands Polski German English Spanish Finnish French Italian Dutch Polish Pt Português Ru Русский Sv Svenska Portuguese Russian Swedish Traditional Chinese Simplified Chinese Japanese Korean The Clock Battery The camera clock is powered by an independent. day.01. which is charged as necessary when the main battery is installed or the camera is powered by an optional EH-5 AC adapter. The camera clock will automatically be Time zone reset to the time in the selected zone. Date Choose the order in which the month. Set the camera clock ( 14). Description Choose the time zone.00:00:00. Option LCD Brightness Adjust monitor brightness between –2 (darkest) and +2 (brightest). the clock battery is exhausted and the clock has been reset to a time starting at 2006. Two days of charging will power the clock for about one month. Choose PAL when connecting the camera to a PAL video device.01. Daylight Turn daylight saving time on or off. Video Mode Choose NTSC when connecting the camera to an NTSC television or VCR. Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu 103 . The camera clock is autosaving time matically advanced or set back one hour.World Time Set the camera clock to the current date and time. Set the clock to the correct date and time. and year are disformat played. If flashes in the control panel.

USB Choose a USB option for connection to a computer or PictBridge printer. 104 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu . • Input comment: The following dialog will be displayed. Highlight this option and press the multi selector to the right to toggle the check mark on or off. press . Any additional characters will be deleted. Name area: Comment appears here. Choose PTP when connecting to a PictBridge printer or using Camera Control Pro (available separately). Comments can be viewed in Capture NX (available separately. Press OK to save changes and return to the image comment menu. Comments can be up to thirty-six characters long. To move cursor. or press to exit without changing the comment. • Attach comment: A comment is added to all photographs taken while this option is checked. See “Connecting to a Computer” for information on selecting a USB option for use with PictureProject ( 67). press to select. Input a comment as described below. press button and use multi selector. Image Comment Keyboard area: Use multi selector to highlight letters. • Done: Save changes and return to the setup menu. 123) or PictureProject. Image Comment Add a comment to photographs as they are taken. To delete the character at the current cursor position.

g. For example.g. • Delete: Delete all empty folders on the memory card. the camera will create a new folder by adding one to the current folder number (e. or press to exit without creating a new folder or changing the folder name.Folders Create. During shooting. Name area: Folder name appears here. Folder Names On the memory card. etc. press button and use multi selector. To move cursor. Renaming changes all folders with the same name but leaves the folder numbers intact. If a photograph is taken when the current folder if full or contains a photograph numbered 9999. press to select.) will be visible when Current is selected for Playback folder ( 75). or delete folders or choose the folder in which new photographs will be stored. • Rename: Select a folder from a list and rename it as described in “Naming Folders. 101NIKON. Press OK to save changes and return to the setup menu. photographs in all folders named NIKON (100NIKON. rename.” below.. Each folder can contain up to 999 photographs. 102NIKON. The camera treats folders with the same name but different folder numbers as the same folder. NCD80 (default folder) Current folder Other folders (in alphabetical order) • New: Create a new folder and name it as described in “Naming Folders.. if the folder NIKON is selected for Select folder. To delete the character at the current cursor position. Folder names can be up to five characters long. pictures are stored in the highest-numbered folder with the selected name. 100NCD80). Naming Folders Keyboard area: Use multi selector to highlight letters. Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu 105 . 101NCD80).” below. folder names are preceded by a three-digit folder number assigned automatically by the camera (e. • Select folder: Choose the folder in which subsequent photographs will be stored. Any additional characters will be deleted. press .

a new folder will be created and file numbering will begin again from 0001. for more information. the memory card is formatted. or a new memory card is inserted.displayed in the shown at will “rEF” will be control panel and viewfinder. 106 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu . the shutter release will be disabled. On press the multi The message 1 Highlight rightand be displayed. If a photograph is taken when the current folder contains a photograph numbered 9999. andselector right. • Off (default): File numbering is reset to 0001 when a new folder is created. except that file numbering is reset to 0001 with the next photograph taken (if the current folder already contains photographs. File Numbering If the current folder is numbered 999 and contains 999 photographs or a photograph numbered 9999. see the Capture NX manual). • Reset: As for On. sequence is on. • On: File numbering continues from the last number used after a new folder is created. or a new memory card is inserted. a new folder will be created). Mirror Lock-Up Lock the mirror in the up position when inspecting or cleaning the lowpass filter that protects the camera image sensor ( 125). If File no. the memory card is formatted. turn it off and format the memory card or insert another memory card in the camera. Sequence Choose how the camera names files.File No. Dust Off Ref Photo Acquire reference data for the Image Dust Off option in Capture NX (available separately.

The same reference image can be used for photographs taken with different lenses or at different apertures. 2 With the lens ten centimetersthe viewfinder and thenwell-lit. If using a zoom lens. in manual focus mode. Choose another reference object and repeat the process from Step 1.the shutter-release button frame the object so that it fills press halfway. Battery Info View information on the EN-EL3e rechargeable Li-ion battery currently inserted in the camera. Battery info can not be displayed when MB-D80 is used with AA batteries). Reference images can not be viewed using computer imaging software.g. Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu 107 . the display will return to normal if the battery is charged again at room temperature. Image Dust Off Dust off ref photo is available with CPU lenses only. set focus to infinity manually. (If the camera is powered by an optional MBD80 battery pack containing EN-EL3e batteries. A lens with a focal length of at least 50 mm is recommended. from 0 (new) to 4 (displayed when the battery has reached the end of its charging life and requires replacement). Note that charging Charge life life may be temporarily reduced if the battery has been charged at low temperatures.. In autofocus mode. The number of times the shutter has been released since the battery was last charged. information for each battery will be listed separately. The monitor turns off when button If the reference object is too bright or too dark. Press the the way down to Image Dust 3 reference shutter-release button the rest of the shutter-releaseacquire is pressed. meter The current battery level as a percentage of full charge. A five-level display showing battery age. Option Description Bat. zoom all the way in.(four inches) from a featureless white object. meter Note that the camera may sometimes release the shutter without recording a photograph (e. Pic. focus will automatically be set to infinity. when measuring a value for preset white balance). A grid pattern is displayed when reference images are viewed on the camera. Off data. the camera may be unable to acquire Image Dust Off reference data and the message shown at right will be displayed.

allowing them to be rotated automatically during playback ( 61) or when viewed in Capture NX (available separately. 108 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu .Firmware Version View the current camera firmware version. Auto Image Rotation Photographs taken while On (the default option) is selected contain information on camera orientation. Camera orientation is not recorded when Off is selected. 123) or PictureProject. even if camera orientation is changed during shooting. orientation recorded for first shot applies to all images in same burst. Choose this option when taking photographs with the lens pointing up or down. * The following orientations are recorded: Landscape (wide) orientation Camera rotated 90 ° clockwise Camera rotated 90 ° counter-clockwise * In continuous mode ( 36).

872 × 2. † * Image overlay is not available during full-frame playback. Trim Create cropped copies of existing photographs.Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu The options in the retouch menu are used to create trimmed. or retouched copies of the photographs on the memory card. To copy photos during full-frame playback: 1 Display photo in full-frame playback ( 61). 114–115 * Not available with photographs taken with Black-and-white selected for Optimize image. Small picture Create small copies of existing photographs. 110 111 Red-eye correction * Correct “red-eye” caused by the flash. Image Quality Small picture creates JPEG Fine copies (1 : 4 compression ratio). copies created from RAW photos are 3. The following options are available (options displayed may differ if My menu is selected for the CSM/Setup option in the setup menu. Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu 109 . or cyanotype. Image overlay creates copies at the current image quality setting. Retouching Copies With the exception of images created using Small picture. 112–113 Image overlay Combine two RAW photographs into a single image. repeat Steps 2–3 to select options from sub-menu. Except in the case of Image overlay. † If sub-menu is displayed. To exit to full-frame playback without creating modified copy. 112 112 Filter effects * Create copies with color filter effects. Option Description D-lighting * Brighten dark or back-lit subjects. press button. although this may result in loss of quality. Other options copy RAW photos as JPEG Fine quality images.592 pixels in size. save where otherwise noted. sepia. the options in the retouch menu can be applied to existing copies. * 4 Display retouch options. resized. 101). 3 Highlight menu item. See “Using Camera Menus” ( 9) for more information on using the menus. Each retouch option can however only be applied once. the photographs to be copied can be selected in fullframe playback or from the retouch menu. 2 Display retouch menu. 111 Monochrome * Copy pictures in black-and-white.

To view selected picture full frame. button. Before After Press the multi selector up or down to choose the amount of correction performed. press and hold button. making it ideal for dark or back-lit photographs. † * Photos can also be highlighted using command dials: main command dial moves cursor horizontally. sub-command dial moves cursor vertically. The effect can be previewed in the edit display. † To exit to playback mode without creating modified copy. press D-Lighting D-lighting brightens shadows. * 4 Display retouch options. 110 Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu . Press OK to copy the photograph and return to the retouch menu or full-frame playback. 3 Highlight photo. 2 Display selection screen.To copy photos from the retouch menu: 1 Highlight menu item.

1. Navigation window is displayed while / button or multi selector is pressed. left. Save the area currently visible in the monitor as a separate file and return to the retouch menu or full-frame playback. Trim: Image Quality and Size Copies created from NEF (RAW) or NEF (RAW)+JPEG photos (NEF (RAW). down. No copy will be created if the camera is unable to detect red eye. to zoom out. If the camera detects red eye in the selected photograph. or right to view areas of image not visible in monitor. or right to view areas of image not visible in monitor. Confirm the effects of redeye correction and create a corrected copy as described in the following table. and NEF (RAW) + JPEG Basic) have an image quality of JPEG Fine. View other areas of image Create copy Trim Choosing this option displays the selected image full frame as shown below. cropped copies created from JPEG photos (JPEG Fine.920.440. down. Note that red-eye correction may not always produce the expected results and may in very rare circumstances be applied to portions of the image that are not affected by red eye. Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu 111 . Red-eye correction is available only with photographs taken using the flash. While photo is zoomed in. Depending on the size of the crop. area currently visible in monitor is indicated by yellow border. a copy will be created that has been processed to reduce its effects. left. JPEG Normal. While photo is zoomed in. To Zoom in and out Use / Description Press to zoom in.280 × 960. 1. and JPEG Basic) have the same image quality as the original. or 640 × 480 pixels in size. the copy may be 2.560 × 1. 960 × 720. NEF (RAW) + JPEG Fine. check the preview thoroughly before proceeding. press multi selector up. To create a cropped copy of the selected image: To Zoom in and out View other areas of image Create copy Use / Description Press to zoom in.920 × 1. to zoom out.Red-Eye Correction Selecting this option displays a preview image as shown below. press multi selector up. Keep multi selector pressed to scroll rapidly to other areas of frame. NEF (RAW) + JPEG Normal.

The effect can be previewed in the monitor as shown at right. green. right to increase the amount of red. giving the copy “warm” red cast. press OK to copy the photograph and return to the retouch menu or full-frame playback. the user selects a picture size first and then selects one or more photographs to copy at the selected size as described on the following page. Color balance Small Picture Create a small copy of the selected picture. and blue histograms giving the distribution of tones in the copy ( 63). 112 Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu . however. making the picture less blue. Selecting Sepia or Cyanotype displays a preview of the selected image. The following sizes are available: Option 640 × 480 320 × 240 160 × 120 Description Suited to television playback. The effect can be previewed in the monitor. left to increase the amount of blue. and Cyanotype (blue and white monochrome). press the multi selector up to increase color saturation. differs from that described at the beginning of this section: instead of selecting a single photograph and then choosing a picture size. down to decrease. Sepia. Filter Effects Choose from the following options. Creates a copy with warm tone filter effects.Monochrome Choose from Black-and-white. Suitable for e-mail. Press the multi selector up to increase the amount of green. The small picture option can be used during full-frame playback as described on page 109. or down to increase the amount of magenta. Suited to display on Web pages. After adjusting filter effects as described below. The effect is displayed in the monitor together with red. Option Sky light Warm filter Description Creates the effect of a sky light filter. Press OK to create a monochrome copy and return to the retouch menu or full-frame playback. The procedure for selecting pictures after choosing Small picture from the retouch menu.

highlight No and press OK. 2 Display options. Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu 113 . 7 Select pictures ( 74). Playback zoom is not available when small pictures are displayed. Selected pictures are icon.Selecting Small picture from the retouch menu displays the menu shown in Step 1. Press MENU to exit to retouch menu without creating copies. * 10 Copy photos and return to retouch menu. 6 Display selection screen. 9 Highlight Yes. 3 Highlight desired picture size. * To return to Step 7 without creating copies. Viewing Small Pictures Small pictures are indicated by a gray border during full-frame playback. 1 Highlight Choose size. 5 Highlight Select picture. 4 Make selection and return to previous menu. marked with 8 Confirmation dialog displayed. Follow the steps below to create small copies of multiple pictures.

The default value is 1. image will the overlay by pressing 5 Optimize exposure forthe gain for image 1 fromthe multi selector up or down to select between 0. To viewright highlighted photograph full graph in the frame.1 and 2. The effects of gain are visible in the Preview column.to the preview display. while selecting 2. left or highlight 6 Press the multi selectorsecondright toand adjustImage 2. to select the image and return 4 Press OK The selected highlightedappear as Image 1. Repeat Steps 2–5 to select the photo gain.Image Overlay Image overlay combines two existing RAW photographs to create a single picture that is saved separately from the originals. The new picture is saved at current image quality and size settings. choose an image quality of NEF (RAW). before creating an overlay.5 cuts gain in half.0. 114 Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu . all options are available). Image overlay the retouch the multi 1 Highlightright. press and hold the button.0. multi selector left or to highlight the first photo3 Press the the overlay. set image quality and size ( 33. The previewindialog shownmenu and pressdisplayed selector at right will be with Image 1 highlighted.0 doubles gain. A picture selection dialog will be displayed. 2 Press OK. To create a RAW image. selecting 0.

shutter speed. Press the multi selector down to highlight one of the following options and press OK. • Overlay: Preview the overlay as shown at right. exposure mode. The overlay has the same photo info (including date of recording. press . • Save: Save the overlay without viewing a preview. aperture. metering. After an overlay is created. focal length.right 7 Press the multi selector left or up or to highlight the Preview column. Press OK to save the new image. exposure compensation. and image orientation) and values for white balance and optimize image as the photograph selected for Image 1. Hidden images are also not displayed on the selection screen and can not be selected. Other images are not displayed on the selection screen. To return to Step 6 and select new photos or adjust gain. the camera will enter full-frame playback ( 61) with the new picture displayed in the monitor. Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu 115 . + Image Overlay Only RAW photographs created with the D80 can be selected for image overlay.

6 × 15.Technical Notes Optional Accessories One advantage of digital SLR cameras is the wide variety of accessories they support. Battery packs Flash units (Speedlights) Viewfinder accessories Lenses Batteries ML-L3 remote control AC adapters 10-pin remote terminal accessories Filters Software Use Only Nikon Brand Electronic Accessories Only Nikon brand accessories certified by Nikon specifically for use with your Nikon digital camera are engineered and proven to operate within its operational and safety requirements. meaning that the picture angle of a 35-mm camera is approximately 1.5 times that of the D80. 116 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories . Picture Angle and Focal Length The size of the area exposed by a 35-mm camera is 36 × 24 mm.8. The size of the area exposed by the D80. is 23. See our web sites or product catalogs for up-to-date information on accessories for the D80. Picture size (35-mm format) (36 mm × 24 mm) Lens Picture diagonal Picture size (D80) (23. in contrast.6 mm × 15.5.8 mm) Picture angle (35-mm format) Picture angle (D80) Lens f/-number The f/-number given in lens names is the maximum aperture of the lens. THE USE OF NON-NIKON ACCESSORIES COULD DAMAGE YOUR CAMERA AND MAY VOID YOUR NIKON WARRANTY. The approximate focal length of lenses for the D80 in 35-mm format can be calculated by multiplying the focal length of the lens by about 1.

Spot metering meters selected focus area. when in-focus indicator is displayed. 400mm f/2. AF-S.6 or faster. 300mm f/2. Electronic range finder can not be used when shifting or tilting lens.8G IF. 4. 300mm f/2. and TTL flash control can not be used. lens is shifted and/or tilted or aperture is not at maximum. new-model 28–85 mm 5. • AI-modified. Vibration Reduction (VR) supported with VR lenses. 35–70 mm f/2. but only when the camera is in mode M.6 or faster. P.5S is zoomed while focusing at mini• AF-S VR Micro ED: 105mm f/2. M ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ 1. AI-. electronic analog exposure display. .Lenses CPU lenses (particularly type G and D lenses) are recommended for use with the D80. type G and D lenses by a letter on the lens barrel. AI-S. or Series E Nikkor • AI-type teleconverter * • Medical Nikkor 120 mm f/4 (can only be used at • PB-6 Bellows focusing attachment (attach in vershutter speeds slower than 1/180 s) tical orientation. 600mm 2. image on matter screen in viewfinder may not be in focus • AF-S VR ED: 70–200mm f/2. If AF 80–200 mm f/2. 500mm f/4D IF*. ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ — 1 The following CPU lenses can be used with the D80.8D IF.8D IF. With maximum effective aperture of f/5.6 or faster.6 or faster. 300mm f/4D IF*. • AF-I ED: 300mm f/2. S. 13.5S.8D IF.8D II IF.5–4. can be used in horizontal orien• Reflex Nikkor (electronic range finder can not be tation once attached) * • Auto extension rings (PK 11A.8D IF.8D II IF. 8. metering. 600mm f/4D II IF*. f/4D IF* 3. CPU lenses can be identified by the presence of CPU contacts. AF-I Nikkor PC-Micro Nikkor 85 mm f/2.8S. Selecting another mode disables the shutter release. 6. 7. the electronic range finder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5. Type G lenses are not equipped with a lens aperture ring. 500mm f/4D IF*. Except where otherwise noted. A ✔ — ✔ ✔ ✔ Metering M ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ . Compatible with the following lenses: f/3. Aperture ring CPU lens Camera setting Lens/accessory Type G or D AF Nikkor 2. 300mm f/2. Focus manually using image in 200–400mm f/4G IF viewfinder as guide. With maximum aperture of f/5.8G IF (autofocus not supported) mum range.5–4. 400mm f/2.8D 3 AF-S/AF-I Teleconverter 5 Other AF Nikkor (except lenses for F3AF) AI-P Nikkor AF ✔ — ✔6 ✔7 — Type G lens Focus M (with electronic range finder) ✔ ✔4 ✔6 ✔7 ✔8 Type D lens Mode Digital Vari Program. • AF-S ED: 80–200mm f/2. IX Nikkor CPU lenses can not be used. 400mm f/2. 12. used when shifting or tilting lens) Technical Notes / Optional Accessories 117 . 200mm f/2G IF. PN-11) * used) * Electronic range finder can be used if maximum ef• PC Nikkor (electronic range finder can not be fective aperture is f/5. Aperture must be adjusted manually via the lens aperture ring and the camera autofocus system. 600mm f/4D IF* Non-CPU Lenses The non-CPU lenses listed below may be used.8S.or 28–85 mm f/3.8G IF.8D IF. 500mm f/4D II IF*. Camera exposure metering and flash control may not function when * Autofocus not available with TC-17E II/TC-20E II AF-S teleconverter.

3 in.0 m / 3 ft.5–4. 3 in. 1.5–5.8G • AF VR ED 80–400 mm f/4.8G • AF-S VR DX 18–200 mm f/3. 2. Restrictions apply with the following lenses: • Ai-S 25–50 mm f/4. 1. 3 in. 1. range 2.8 (serial numbers 851001–906200) • Old-model PC 35 mm f/3.8D AF-S VR ED 24–120 mm f/3.5G • AF 24–85 mm f/2.6D • AF-S 80–200 mm f/2.5 m / 4 ft. 35 mm 35 mm 50 mm 24 mm 200 mm 250 mm.5. 3 in. 8 mm f/8.6D • AF Micro ED 70–180 mm f/4. Ai 25–50 mm f/4.8D • AF-S VR ED 24–120 mm f/3.5 m / 4 ft. 1. 3 in.8. 1. 1. The built-in flash can also be used with compatible non-CPU lenses with a focal length of 18–200 mm. 1. 7 in.8G AF ED 18–35 mm f/3. 1.5. and Ai-S ED 50–300 mm f/4.5–4.3 Reflex • 1000 mm f/11 Reflex (serial numbers 142361–143000) • 2000 mm f/11 Reflex (serial numbers 200111–200310) AF-Assist Illumination/Red-Eye Reduction AF-assist illumination is not available with the following lenses: • AF-S VR IF 300 mm f/2G • AF ED 80–200 mm f/2.5–4. The Built-in Flash The built-in flash can be used with CPU lenses with focal lengths of 18 – 300 mm.0 m / 3 ft.0 m / 3 ft.6.5 m / 4 ft.5 m / 8 ft.5–4.6D • AF Micro 200 mm f/4D • AF-S DX IF ED 17–55 mm f/2. 800 mm f/8.0 m / 3 ft. The flash may be unable to light the entire subject with the following lenses at ranges less than those given below: Lens AF-S DX ED 12–24 mm f/4G AF-S ED 17–35 mm f/2.0 m / 3 ft.6G AF-S VR ED 200–400 mm f/4G Zoom position 20 mm 24 mm 24 mm 28 mm.6G AF-S ED 28–70 mm f/2.Incompatible Non-CPU Lenses and Accessories The following non-CPU lenses and accessories can NOT be used: • TC-16A AF Teleconverter • Non-AI lenses • Lenses that require the AU-1 focusing unit (400 mm f/4. 200 mm f/3. 11 in.6G • AF IF ED 28–200 mm f/3.8D AF-S DX IF ED 17–55 mm f/2.8D AF-S DX ED 18–70 mm f/3. 3 in.5G • AF-S ED 28–70 mm f/2. 1. use at ranges of 1 m (3 ft.6) • Old-model 21 mm f/4 • K2 rings • ED 180–600 mm f/8 (serial numbers 174041–174180) • ED 360–1200 mm f/11 (serial numbers 174031–174127) • 200–600 mm f/9. 1.5–5. 3.5–5.5. 3 in.5–4.).0 m / 6 ft.6G AF-S DX VR ED 18–200 mm f/3.5D AF 20–35 mm f/2. Ai-S 35–70 mm f/4: at 35 mm zoom position. 1.6G Lenses that block the subject’s view of the AF-assist illuminator can interfere with red-eye reduction.0 m / 3 ft.5–5. Ai-modified. 3 in.5G AF-S DX ED 18–135 mm f/3.6. 2 in.0 m / 3 ft. 3 in.8G • AF-S DX IF ED 17–35 mm f/2.5–5.5–5. Ai ED and Ai-S ED 200 mm f/2 lenses can not be used.5D • AF 20–35 mm f/2.8D • AF-S VR ED 200–400 mm f/4G At ranges under 1 m (3 ft.8–4D • AF 24–120 mm f/3.5–5.5 m / 4 ft. Ai-modified 85–250 mm f/4: use at 135 mm or above 118 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories .5–5. 7 in.5–5. 600 mm f/5. 1. 3 in.0 m / 9 ft. 3 in.8D • AF-S DX ED 12–24 mm f/4D • AF ED 18–35 mm f/3. 11 in.0 m / 3 ft. the following lenses may block the AF-assist illuminator and interfere with autofocus when lighting is poor: • AF-S VR Micro IF 105 mm f/2. 1200 mm f/11) • Fisheye (6 mm f/5.8D • AF-S VR ED 70–200 mm f/2. 11 in.5 (serial numbers 280001–300490) • Lenses for the F3AF (80 mm f/2. 11 in.8D • AF-S DX 18–70 mm f/3. 35 mm 28 mm 35 mm 24 mm 20 mm 24 mm 18 mm 18 mm 24 mm.0 m / 3 ft. 300 mm Min.5 • Old-model 1000 mm f/6. 1. 2. OP 10 mm f/5.) or more • Ai.6G • AF-S IF ED 24–85 mm f/3. 10 in. TC-16 Teleconverter) • PC 28 mm f/4 (serial number 180900 or earlier) • PC 35 mm f/2.0 m / 6 ft.

6 (35-mm zoom head position). SB-800 and SB-600 Speedlights These high-performance Speedlights have Guide Numbers of 38/125 and 30/98 respectively (m/ft. divide the Guide Number by the aperture.5 ft). and 29S to be mounted directly on the camera without a sync cable. For example. the D80 can be used to control remote SB-800. 28DX. SB-600. including i-TTL flash control ( 141). The AS-15 Accessory Shoe Adapter When the AS-15 accessory shoe adapter (available separately) is mounted on the camera accessory shoe. 35-mm zoom head position. 20 °C/68 °F).3 meters (or in feet. and 90 ° right for bounce-flash or close-up photography. and SB-R200 flash units. 22S. With Guide Numbers of 38 and 30.5 feet) at f/5. Auto power zoom (24–105 mm and 24–85 mm. ISO 100. 600. The built-in wide panel can be used for an angle of 14 mm (the SB-800 also supports 17 mm). its range at an aperture of f/5. flash accessories can be connected via a sync cable. FV lock (locks flash level.6 is 13 ÷ 5. Before using a Nikon Speedlight not listed in this section. 28.4 meters (22.3 and 17. The SB-800 can be rotated 7 ° below the horizontal. the SB-800 and SB-600 respectively have ranges of about 6. The flash head can be rotated through 90 ° above the horizontal. Guide Number To calculate the range of the flash at an ISO sensitivity of 100. and Auto FP High-Speed Sync (synchronizes the flash and shutter at high shutter speeds). It is equipped with a safety lock for Speedlights with a locking pin. including the SB-800. 92). 20 °C/68 °F). the D80 supports the advanced Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS). 180 ° left.Optional Flash Units (Speedlights) The accessory shoe allows SB-series Speedlights . The built-in flash will not fire when an optional Speedlight is attached. the built-in flash has a Guide Number of 13 m or 42 ft.6 or about 2.6 = about 7. An illuminator is included to assist in adjusting settings in the dark. With the built-in flash in commander mode. When used with compatible flash units such as the optional SB-800 and SB-600 Speedlights or SB-R200 wireless remote Speedlight. Technical Notes / Optional Accessories 119 . Before attaching an optional flash unit.42 ÷ 5. Use Only Nikon Flash Accessories Use only Nikon Speedlights. (ISO 100. 23. but damage the sync circuitry of the camera or flash. See the Speedlight manual for details. contact a Nikon-authorized service representative for more information. 27. such as the SB800 and SB-600. 80DX. respectively) ensures that the illuminating angle is adjusted in accord with lens focal length.8 and 5. Negative voltages or voltages over 250 V applied to the accessory shoe could not only prevent normal operation. remove the accessory shoe cover.

Although it can not be mounted directly on the accessory shoe. SB-28DX.SB-R200 Wireless Remote Speedlight This high-performance wireless remote Speedlight has a Guide Number of 10/32 (m/ft. SB-28. SB-29s 1 — ✔ — ✔ SB-30. SB-16B. 5. SB-22S. lected with Speedlight. SB-29 1 SB-21B1. The following features are available with CLS-compatible flash units: Speedlight Flash mode/feature i-TTL2. CPU lens required. 20 °C/68 °F). The SB-R200 can be hand-held. SB-27 2. Autofocus is available only with AF-Micro lenses (60 mm. 120 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories . 105 mm. 3 AA Auto aperture 2 A Non-TTL auto GN Range-priority manual M Manual RPT Repeating flash REAR Rear-curtain sync Red-eye reduction Flash Color Information Communication Auto FP High-Speed Sync 6 FV Lock AF-assist for multi-area AF 2 Auto zoom Auto ISO SB-800 ✔ ✔4 ✔4 ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ SB-600 ✔ — — — ✔ — ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ Advanced Wireless Lighting Commander Remote SB-800 SU-800 1 SB-800 SB-600 SB-R200 ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ — — ✔6 ✔5 ✔5 — — — ✔5 ✔5 — — — — — ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ — ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ — — — — ✔ — — — — ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ — — — ✔ ✔ — — — — ✔ — — — — — 1. It can also be controlled using an optional SB-800 Speedlight or SU-800 wireless Speedlight commander. SB-20. Non-TTL 3. SB-24 A Non-TTL auto ✔ M Manual ✔ RPT Repeating flash ✔ REAR Rear-curtain sync ✔ SB-50DX. Standard i-TTL for Digital SLR is used with spot metering or when se.auto is selected automatically if non-CPU lens is attached. 2. or mounted on the camera lens using the SX-1 attachment for remote control and close-up i-TTL photography. the camera shutter-release button will lock and no photographs can be taken. If they are set to TTL. Use Speedlight controls to select flash mode. Flash mode SB-26. Speedlight SB-80DX. The following Speedlights can be used in non-TTL auto and manual modes. SB-15 ✔ ✔ — ✔ 1. ter release is disabled. automatically when a non-CPU lens is attached. When mounted on D80. placed on an AS-20 Speedlight stand. the SBR200 servers as a remote flash when the built-in flash is in commander mode. or 2. Otherwise i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash for Digital 6. Non-TTL auto is selected flash units. SLR is used. Auto aperture is selected automatically if CPU lens is attached. Options shown are only available when SU-800 is used to control other 4. ISO 100. SB-22. SB-25. Set Speedlight to A (non-TTL auto) mode. flash mode is automatically set to TTL and shut70–180 mm). Use Speedlight controls to select flash mode. SB-23.

the shutter will synchronize with an external flash at speeds of ½00 s or slower. the flash will fire whenever a photograph is taken.6 8 P.5 10 11 11 For each one-step increase in sensitivity (e. correct exposure may not be achieved in i-TTL mode. The D80 is not included in the “digital SLR” category in the SB-80DX. Take a test shot and view the results in the monitor.7 7. SB-28DX.Notes on Optional Speedlights Refer to the Speedlight manual for detailed instructions. S.6 6 6. in daylight. i-TTL flash control can be used at ISO sensitivities between 100 and 1600. from 200 to 400).1 7. . the camera AF assist illuminator is used for AF-assist illumination and red-eye reduction. the flash has fired at full power and the photograph may be underexposed. Choose a flash mode other than slow sync or choose a larger aperture.3 6. Auto power zoom is available only with SB-800 and SB-600 Speedlights. the maximum aperture (minimum f/-number) selectable by the camera is limited according to ISO sensitivity ( 43): Maximum aperture at ISO sensitivity of Mode 100 125 160 200 250 320 400 500 640 800 1000 1250 1600 4 4. . use the flash panel or bounce adapter provided with the Speedlight. . Auto with red-eye reduction becomes red-eye reduction. . Fill flash is automatically selected if the flash mode is set to off or auto when an optional Speedlight is attached. aperture is stopped down by half an f/stop. The optional SB-800 and SB-600 Speedlights and SU-800 wireless Speedlight commander provide active AF assist illumination for the following focus areas: • 24–34 mm AF lens • 35–105 mm AF lens The SB-800 and SB-600 also provide red-eye reduction. The following flash modes are available: • P. .1 7. or M mode. and off becomes slow sync. If an optional Speedlight is attached with the camera in a Digital Vari-Program mode. Technical Notes / Optional Accessories 121 . as this may produce incorrect exposure. . A. or against a bright background.5 4. If the Speedlight supports the Creative Lighting System.6 8 8. 28.6 6 6. In the following modes. and modes: Fill flash and red-eye reduction.. Do not use other panels such as diffusion panels. If the maximum aperture of the lens is smaller than given above. 5.3 6. If the flash-ready indicator blinks for about three seconds after a photograph is taken. mode: Auto slow sync becomes slow sync. . With other Speedlights. or 29 sync cable is used for off-camera flash photography. ISO sensitivity will be adjusted for optimal flash output when an optional SB-800 or SB-600 Speedlight is attached.5 9 9. . the maximum value for aperture will be the maximum aperture of the lens. In i-TTL mode. We recommend that you choose spot metering to select standard i-TTL flash control. .3 5.2 4.8 5 5.7 7.g. When an SC-series 17. and SB-50DX manuals. . Higher values may not produce the desired results at some ranges or apertures. auto slow sync with red-eye reduction becomes slow • sync with red-eye reduction. This may result in foreground subjects being underexposed in photographs taken with the flash at slow shutter speeds. refer to the section on CLS-compatible digital SLR cameras. If AUTO is selected for ISO sensitivity in Digital Vari-Program modes or On is selected for Custom Setting 7 (ISO Auto) in P. If Auto FP High Speed Sync is used.

• Do not touch the card terminals with your fingers or metal objects. • Do not apply force to the card casing. Test diopter adjustment lenses before purchase to ensure that the desired focus can be achieved.5. high levels of humidity. allowing the image in the viewfinder to be viewed from above when the camera is in portrait orientation. 1 GB.4 lens at infinity. or other device. Use the C-PL circular polarizing filter instead. R60. • Center-weighted metering is recommended with filters with exposure factors (filter factors) over 1 × (Y44. check that device sup. +2. 128 MB. copying. 256 MB. ND2S. Use Nikon filters. X1. –4. other filters may interfere with autofocus or electronic range finding. SanDisk 64 MB.0 to +1. +1. 122 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories . 512 MB. check that device supports SDHC. –2. 256 MB. drop. 1 GB .0 m–1). Eyepiece adapter required (available separately). ND8. or remove or disconnect the power source during formatting or while data are being recorded. and +3 m–1. Operation is not guaranteed with other makes of card. 128 MB. ND4S. Filters • Moiré may occur if a filter is used when the subject is framed against a bright light or when a bright light source is in the frame. • The NC and L37C filters are recommended for protecting the lens. X0. A12. ND8S. If card will be used with card reader ports 2 GB cards. • Do not expose to heat. slip-in.0 m–1). telephoto lenses.† SDHC compliant. 4 GB *† Panasonic 64 MB. • Do not bend. Failure to observe this precaution could damage the card. C-PL. ND4. Y48. or copied to a computer. eyepiece • DG-2 magnifier: Magnify the scene displayed in the center of the viewfinder for close-up accessories photography. –1. ND400. 2 GB * Toshiba 64 MB. or direct sunlight.10 × Viewfinder (50 mm f/1. Contact the manufacturer for details on the above cards. Use diopter adjustment lenses only if the desired focus can not be achieved with the built in diopter adjustment control (–2. • DK-21M magnifying eyepiece: Increases viewfinder magnification to approximately 1.Other Accessories • Diopter adjustment viewfinder lenses: Lenses are available with diopters of –5. 512 MB. Approved Memory Cards The following SD memory cards have been tested and approved for use in the D80. –3. B12). or subject to strong physical shocks. 2 GB * * If card will be used with card reader or other device. 0. All cards of the designated make and capacity can be used. and rear-interchange. • DR-6 right-angle viewing attachment: The DR-6 attaches at a right angle to the viewfinder eyepiece. O56. • The D80 can not be used with linear polarizing filters. 2 GB *. • Nikon filters can be divided into three types: screw-in. water. and other tasks that require added precision. +0. regardless of speed. 256 MB. Failure to observe these precautions could result in loss of data or in damage to the camera or card. A2. 1 GB. • Turn the power off before inserting or removing memory cards. 512 MB. deleted. Memory Cards • Format memory cards in the camera before first use. • Eyepiece adapter: Attach the DG-2 magnifier to the D80. Y52. Do not remove memory cards from the camera. B8. 128 MB. B2. turn the camera off.

keep the remote cord connector cover Remote closed when not in use. 35° • EH-5 AC adapter: Use to power the camera for extended periods. main and sub-command dials. and low-pass filter free of dust when a lens is not in place. • Capture NX: A complete photo editing package with support for RAW images. EN-EL3a and EN-EL3 batteries can not be used. viewfinder screen. When attaching the MB-D80.Accessories for the D80 At the time of writing. or nickel-manganese batteries. Use the latest version. Power sources • MC-DC1 remote cord: Prevents blur caused by camera shake and features a shutter-release button lock for long time-exposures. open the remote cord connector cover and insert the cord as shown. lithium. the following accessories were available for the D80. Ni-MH. and an AE-L/AF-L button for ease of use when taking photographs in tall (portrait) orientation. When connecting the MC-DC1. Body cap Technical Notes / Optional Accessories 123 . • EN-EL3e rechargeable Li-ion battery: Additional EN-EL3e batteries are available from local retailers and Nikon service representatives. remove the camera battery cover as shown at right. Up to date information is available at Nikon websites or from our latest product catalogs. Software • Camera Control Pro: Control the camera remotely from a computer and save photographs directly to the computer hard disk. The ML-L3 uses a 3 V CR2025 battery. It is equipped with a shutter-release button. • MB-D80 Multi-Power battery pack: The MB-D80 takes one or two rechargeable Nikon EN-EL3e Li-ion batteries or six AA alkaline. • BF-1A Body Cap: The BF-1A keeps the mirror. Use the latest version. To prevent water from entering the camera. controls • ML-L3 wireless remote control: Use as a remote shutter release for self-portraits or to prevent and cords blur caused by camera shake.

Do not store the camera with naphtha or camphor moth balls or in locations that: • are poorly ventilated or subject to humidities of over 60% • are next to equipment that produces strong electromagnetic fields. keep the can vertical to prevent the discharge of and viewfinder liquid. Monitor wipe the surface lightly with a soft cloth or chamois leather. wipe off sand or salt with a cloth lightly dampCamera body ened in distilled water and dry thoroughly. The Control Panel In rare cases.Caring for the Camera Storage When the camera will not be used for an extended period. as this could result in damage or malfunction. dry area with the terminal cover in place. remove the battery. care should be taken to avoid injury caused by broken glass and to prevent liquid crystal from the monitor from entering your eyes or mouth. a blower. well-ventilated area. Important: Dust or other foreign matter inside the camera may cause damage not covered under warranty. and store the battery in a cool. To prevent mold or mildew. After using the camera at the beach or seaside. such as televisions or radios • are exposed to temperatures above 50 ˚C/122 ˚F (for example. dry cloth. store the camera in a dry. mirror. turn the camera off. Remove dust and lint with Lens. When removing fingerprints and other stains. Remove dust and lint with a blower. then wipe gently with a soft. This does not indicate a malfunction. These elements are made of glass and are easily damaged. Do not apply pressure. To remove fingerprints and other stains. and the display will soon return to normal. If using an aerosol blower. near a space heater or in a closed vehicle in a hot day) or below –10 ˚C (14 ˚F) Cleaning Use a blower to remove dust and lint. 124 Technical Notes / Caring for the Camera . replace the monitor cover. apply a small amount of lens cleaner to a soft cloth and clean with care. static electricity may cause the control panel to brighten or darken. The Monitor Should the monitor break.

and The right will 3 Highlight Onin thepress OK. turn the camera off and insert a fully-charged EN-EL3e battery or connect an optional EH-5 AC adapter. the fi a blower. The mirror 4 Pressbe raised and the shutter curtain will open. The menu shown at right will be displayed. proceed to Step 7. To restore normal operation without inspecting the low-pass filter. Technical Notes / Caring for the Camera 125 . Nikon recommends that the filter be cleaned only by Nikon-authorized service personnel.and amessage shown atappear in be displayed monitor row of dashes will the control panel and viewfinder. Under no circumstances should you touch or wipe the filter.The Low-Pass Filter The image sensor that acts as the camera’s picture element is fitted with a low-pass filter to prevent moiré. that the filter is extremely delicate and easily damaged. however. 1 and turn MENU 2 Removetothe lens the camerathe camera on. Dirt that can not be removed with a blower can only be removed by Nikon-authorized service personnel. If no foreign objects are presexamine the lter for or ent. as the could filter. revealing the will low-pass filter. If the battery level is or below or the camera is powered by an optional MB-D80 battery pack with AA batteries. while recording a multiple exposure. A reliable power source is required when inspecting or cleaning the low-pass filter. turn the camera off. If you suspect that dirt or dust on the filter is appearing in photographs. The display in the viewfinder will turn off and the row of dashes in the control panel will blink. you can clean the filter as described below. Press thelock-up button display menus and select Mirror from the setup menu (note that this option is not available at battery levels of or below. or when using an optional MB-D80 battery pack with AA batteries). the shutter-release button all the way down. 5 Holding the ficamera dustthatlint. Note. so light falls on the low-pass filter. 6 Remove aany dust and lint frombristleslter withdamage the Do not use blower-brush.

or have the filter cleaned by authorized Nikon service personnel. Servicing the Camera and Accessories The D80 is a precision device and requires regular servicing. To protect the camera when no lens is in place. Any accessories regularly used with the camera. To prevent damage to the curtain. clean the filter as described above. The D80. End cleaning or inspection immediately. be sure to replace the body cap provided with the camera.off. 126 Technical Notes / Caring for the Camera . Frequent inspection and servicing are particularly recommended if the camera is used professionally. Replace the lens or cap. a beep will sound and the AF-assist illuminator will blink to warn that the shutter curtain will close and the mirror will be lowered after about two minutes. and foreign matter may enter the camera when lenses are removed or exchanged. Once inside the camera. where it may appear in photographs taken under certain conditions. and that it be serviced once every three to five years (note that fees apply to these services). Foreign Matter on the Low-Pass Filter Nikon takes every possible precaution to prevent foreign matter from coming into contact with the low-pass filter during production and shipping. should be included when the camera is inspected or serviced. the curtain will close automatically. 7 Turn the camera bodyThe mirror will be lowered and the shutter curtain will close. such as lenses or optional Speedlights. Use a Reliable Power Source The shutter curtain is delicate and easily damaged. 123) or the clean image options available in some third-party imaging applications. • If the battery runs low while the mirror is raised. however. If the camera powers off while the mirror is raised. being careful to first remove all dust and other foreign matter that may be adhering to the body cap. observe the following precautions: • Do not turn the camera off or remove or disconnect the power source while the mirror is raised. Should foreign matter find its way onto the low-pass filter. Photographs affected by the presence of foreign matter on the filter can be retouched using Capture NX (available separately. Nikon recommends that the camera be inspected by the original retailer or Nikon service representative once every one to two years. this foreign matter may adhere to the low-pass filter. is designed to be used with interchangeable lenses.

device in the vicinity of equipment that generates strong See “ The Low-Pass Filter” ( 125) for information on cleanelectromagnetic radiation or magnetic fields. and the display Avoid sudden changes in temperature: Sudden changes in tem.will soon return to normal. ing case or plastic bag before exposing it to sudden changes To remove fingerprints and other stains from the lens. Images in the monitor may be difficult to see in a bright Handle all moving parts with care: Do not apply force to the bat. dry place. These parts Do not apply pressure to the monitor. Intense light may cause the image sensor to gradually loses its capacity to absorb moisture and should deteriorate or produce a white blur effect in photographs. however. cover before putting the battery away. take the camera out of storage of the sun or other strong light sources. use a blower to gently remove dust and lint. Do Do not leave the lens pointed at the sun: Do not leave the lens not. Dust and lint should building on a cold day. dark. remove the battery to prevent leakage and store the camera in a plastic bag containing a desiccant. Stains can be removed by wiping source: Do not unplug the product or remove the battery lightly with a soft cloth or chamois leather. or internal circuitry. at least once a month. or connector covers. care should be taken to avoid injury from broken or deleted. extended period. Under no circumstances should you exert pressure on the curtain. damage data stored on the memory card. These actions could scratch. Images recorded with the product are unaffected. amount of light that falls on the image sensor. wipe Keep dry: This product is not waterproof. damage or malfunction. When using an aerosol device. This does not indicate a malfunction. Blooming: Vertical white streaks may appear in photographs To prevent mold or mildew. be replaced at regular intervals. such as occur when entering or leaving a heated The lens and mirror are easily damaged. To prevent an accidental interruption Replace the monitor cover when transporting the camera or of power.light. cloth. dry strong shocks or vibration. After using the camera at the beach or seaside. or affect the well-ventilated area. In rare instances. tor.Caring for the Camera and Battery: Cautions Do not drop: The product may malfunction if subjected to Cleaning: When cleaning the camera body. This phenomenon. tery-chamber.Store the battery in a cool. If the product will not be used for an product’s internal circuitry. Lens contacts: Keep the lens contacts clean. either by choosing a slow shutter speed and small aperture or by us. or tear the curtain. To prevent condensation. Do not touch the shutter curtain: The shutter curtain is extremely thin and easily damaged. place the device in a carryblower. can cause condensation inside the be gently removed with a blower.” can be prevented by reducing the shutter a few times before putting it away. store the camera case in a plastic bag. Dust or lint on the monitor can be Turn the product off before removing or disconnecting the power removed with a blower. or subject it to powerful air currents from a blower. and may malfuncoff any sand or salt using a cloth lightly dampened in pure tion if immersed in water or exposed to high levels of huwater and then dry the camera thoroughly. Note that desiccant tended period. Strong static ing the low-pass filter. keep the can vertical to prevent discharge of liquid. as this pointed at the sun or other strong light source for an exmay cause the material to deteriorate. charges or the magnetic fields produced by equipment such as radio transmitters could interfere with the moni. Replace the terminal ing an ND filter. Should the moniwhile the product is on or while images are being recorded tor break. Forcibly cutting power in these circumstances glass and to prevent liquid crystal from the monitor touchcould result in loss of data or in damage to product memory ing the skin or entering the eyes and mouth. Rusting of the internal mechanism can cause irrepastatic electricity may cause the LCD displays to light up or go rable damage. Technical Notes / Caring for the Camera 127 . Turn the camera on and release the known as “blooming. This is common to all TFT LCD monitors and does not indicate a malfunction. deform. card-slot. then wipe gently with a soft. apply in temperature. midity. avoid carrying the product from one location to leaving it unattended. another while the AC adapter is connected. store the camera in a dry. a small amount of lens cleaner to a soft cloth and wipe the Keep away from strong magnetic fields: Do not use or store this lens carefully.Storage: To prevent mold or mildew. as this could cause are especially susceptible to damage. poke it with cleaning tools. Notes on the monitor: The monitor may contain a few pixels that are always lit or that do not light. perature.

When taking photographs on from functioning and should be removed with a soft. it may be difficult to before use. 128 Technical Notes / Caring for the Camera .Batteries: Dirt on the battery terminals can prevent the camera Charge the battery before use. Be sure • Turn the product off before replacing the battery. the capacity of batteries tends to decrease. Batteries may leak or explode if improperly handled. change the two as necessary. a cold battery may • Use only batteries approved for use in this equipment. the terminal cover. Once warmed. Observe the following precautions when handling batteries: On cold days. Please recycle used batteries in accord with local regulations. ready a spare EN-EL3e battery and keep it fully charged. Used batteries are a valuable resource. be sure to replace pair battery performance. in cold weather. • Do not expose the battery to flame or excessive heat. purchase replacement batteries on short notice. Keep a spare battery in a warm place and exObserve due caution when handling the battery. Continuing to charge the battery after it is fully charged can im• After removing the battery from the camera. dry cloth important occasions. the battery is fully charged before taking photographs outside • The battery may become hot when used for extended periods. Depending on your location. recover some of its charge.

Troubleshooting If the camera fails to function as expected.) selected for white balance. Select Full for CSM / setup menu. 45 able. varies with temperature. check the list of common problems below before consulting your retailer or Nikon representative. Turn the camera off. and turn the camera on again. Subject is too dark or too bright. Insert a fully-charged battery.See “ A Note on Electronically-Controlled Cameras. card. Fine lines are visible around active These phenomena are normal for this type of viewfind— focus area or display turns red when er and do not indicate a malfunction. note that this resets the clock). 34. Note that Battery info option is only available 107 when camera is powered by EN-EL3e battery. turn the camera off and press the reset switch (see right. focus area is highlighted. If the problem persists. Problem Camera takes time to turn on. 74. 24. 34 Digital Vari-Program mode selected or autoexposure Metering can not be changed. 59. In most cases. Reset switch Connector cover Technical Notes / Troubleshooting 129 . 101 Rotate mode dial to another setting or insert memory Menu item can not be selected. for preset white balance. Image quality set to NEF (RAW). Viewfinder is dark. Viewfinder is out of focus. Exposure compensation not availChoose mode P. able.quality. Displays in control panel or view. 105 Adjust viewfinder focus or use optional diopter adjust17. low. In the event of continued malfunction. Unusual characters displayed in con. 122 ment lenses. remove and replace the battery (note that the battery may be hot) or disconnect and reconnect the AC adapter. • (Choose color temp. 94 lock in effect. unusual characters may appear in the control panel and the camera may stop functioning. S. 98. 60 Image can not be selected as source 82 Image was not created with D80.The response times and brightness of these displays — finder are unresponsive and dim. 12 Choose longer delays for Custom Setting 27 (Monitor Displays turn off without warning. Menu item is not displayed. • NEF (RAW) or NEF + JPEG option selected for image White balance bracketing unavail. this phenomenon is caused by a strong external static charge. Solution 65. Delete files or folders. 99 off) or 28 (Auto meter off). contact your retailer or a Nikon-authorized service representative.” be— trol panel. Image size can not be changed. Can not measure white balance. 84 • Multiple exposure in progress. Refer to the page numbers in the rightmost column for more information. or A. A Note on Electronically-Controlled Cameras In extremely rare instances.

• Non-CPU lens is attached: rotate camera mode dial to M. Camera is slow to record photos. 32 24 29 87 87 — 15 23 22 11. Illuminator may become hot with continued use. and SB-R200 Speedlights can be used at all shutter speeds. Can not select focus area. • Unlock focus area selector. Focus does not lock when shutterrelease button is pressed halfway. If On is selected for Custom Setting 25 (Auto FP) modes P. . • Replace battery in remote control. 130 Technical Notes / Troubleshooting . 117 50 48 123 38 23 99 — 23 40 83 103 Only one shot taken each time shutter-release button is pressed in continuous shooting mode. • Mode dial rotated to S after shutter speed of bulb selected in mode M: choose new shutter speed. : select another • Mode dial rotated to . S.Problem Full range of shutter speeds not available. 98. Shutter release is disabled. optional SB-800. • Camera is not in focus. or mode. A. • Choose On for Custom Setting 4 (AF assist). S. • Memory card is full. • Rotate focus mode selector to AF. • CPU lens with aperture ring attached without locking aperture at highest f/-number. A. 119 30 87 18 29. 94 31. • Bright light is interfering with remote. AF-assist illuminator does not light. • Press shutter-release button halfway to turn monitor off or activate exposure meters. Date of recording is not correct. • AF-assist lamp does not light for continuous-servo autofocus. locked. • Choose remote control mode. and M. • Illuminator has turned off automatically. • Custom Setting 2 (AF-area mode) set to Auto-area AF or Dynamic area: select center focus area. Set autofocus mode to AF-S. • Digital Vari-Program modes: turn flash off. • Flash is charging. Image in viewfinder is not in focus. Turn long exposure noise reduction off. SB600. • Camera unable to focus using autofocus: use manual focus or focus lock. and M modes: lower flash. wait for lamp to cool down. No photo taken when remote control shutter-release button is pressed. • Flash is charging. Solution Flash in use. • P. • Auto-area AF selected for Custom Setting 2 (AFarea mode): choose another mode. or not inserted. Set camera clock. • Time selected for Custom Setting 30 (Remote) has passed: reselect remote control mode. Use AE-L/AF-L button to lock focus when AF-C autofocus mode is selected or when photographing moving subjects in AF-A mode.

Can not delete photo. 79 62 34 75 75 108 108 108 65 15. Reddish areas appear in photos. • Clean lens. Can not copy photos to computer. noise reduction. • Lower ISO sensitivity or use high ISO noise reduction. connection. Photo is in RAW (NEF) format. Transfer to computer and Can not select photo for printing. — 43. or M and adjust Optimize image settings. Can not use Camera Control Pro. Note that Current will • Message displayed stating that no automatically be selected when next photo is taken. Choose correct USB option. Memory card is full or locked. A. Randomly-spaced bright pixels • Shutter speed is slower than 8 s: use long exposure (“noise”) appears in photographs. A graph appears during playback RAW image is not played back. 104 103 67. Turn long exposure noise reduction On when shooting at shutter speeds of “bulb” or “--”. A. 83 83 83 124 125 45. Set USB to PTP. • Select mode P. • Some photos are not displayed during playback Select All for Playback folder. S. 58 45. Flashing areas appear in images Press multi selector up or down or rotate sub-comShooting data appear on images mand dial to choose photo information displayed. images are available for playback. • Photo was taken with Off selected for Auto image rotation. • Camera was pointed up or down when photo was taken. approximately 95 %. or M and adjust white balance to match light source. 104 67. Photo is not displayed on TV. Choose correct video mode. Colors are unnatural • Select mode P. • Select On for Rotate tall. mode. 104 Technical Notes / Troubleshooting 131 . Photos are blotched or smeared. Photo is protected: remove protection.Problem Solution Final photo is larger than area shown Viewfinder horizontal and vertical frame coverage is in viewfinder. 123 67. 19 67. • Clean low-pass filter. “Tall” (portrait) orientation photos • Camera orientation was changed while shutter-reare displayed in “wide” (landscape) lease button was pressed in continuous shooting orientation. Can not change print order. S. Can not print pictures via direct USB Set USB to PTP. Photo was taken at image quality of NEF + JPEG. Reddish areas may appear in long time-exposures. print using supplied software or Capture NX.

(blinks) mode. Subject too bright. f/-number). Low battery. • Choose higher ISO sensitivity. • Delete photographs. • View photo. • Non-CPU lens attached. • Choose larger aperture (smaller f/-number). control panel. photo will be • Choose smaller aperture (larger overexposed. if underexposed. 120. No memory card. No memory for further photos at current settings. • Flash required for correct expo• Raise built-in flash. Press shutter-release button again. flash has fired at full power. Optional Speedlight that does Change flash control mode for opnot support i-TTL set to TTL tional Speedlight. underexposed. era. • Attach lens (IX Nikkor excluded). (blinks) / Camera clock not set. and monitor. 50 Ready fully-charged spare battery. Subject too dark. 117 (blinks) • Select mode M. If error persists. consult with Nikon(blinks) authorized service representative. Change shutter speed or select “--” selected in mode M and mode M. Recompose photo or focus manually. Insert memory card. photo will be • Decrease shutter speed. (blinks) • blinks for 3 s after flash fires: adjust settings and try again. 123 charged spare battery. Camera malfunction. 12. • Increase shutter speed. (blinks) (blinks) • Battery information not avail. Set camera clock. 7. • Use optional Neutral Density (ND) filter. 103 15 33 65. 74 15 22. 123 • Recharge or replace with fully. 50 49. 50 — 132 Technical Notes / Troubleshooting . • Battery is exhausted. 50 122 43 48. • Reduce image quality or size.12. (blinks) • Insert new memory card. or camera has (blinks) run out of file or folder numbers. 50 23 26. 32 43 48.• Battery can not be used in cam13 able. • No lens attached. Indicator Control panel Viewfinder Solution Lock ring at minimum aperture 11 (blinks) (highest f/-number). Camera unable to focus using ● (blinks) autofocus. 141 48. sure. (blinks) “bulb” selected in mode M and (blinks) mode dial rotated to S.Camera Error Messages and Displays This section lists the warning indicators and error messages that appear in the viewfinder. 61 Problem Lens aperture ring not locked at minimum aperture. 50 49. • Choose lower ISO sensitivity. (blinks) mode dial rotated to S.

15. Replace ink. • Error accessing memory card. CARD IS NOT FORMATTED (blinks) Format No FOLDER CONTAINS NO IMAGES ALL IMAGES HIDDEN FILE DOES NOT CONTAIN IMAGE DATA CHECK PRINTER Continue Cancel — • Memory card is empty. • Current folder is empty. or file is ory card. If error occurs Printer is out of ink or ink is with ink remaining in printer. 74 Memory card has not been Highlight Format and press formatted for use in D80. 15 THIS CARD CAN NOT BE USED (blinks) Slide card write-protect 15 switch to “write” position. 122 • Card may be damaged. — running low. photos. Solution Insert memory card. • Insert another card. • Unable to create new • Delete unwanted files or in. File created or modified using computer or other Delete file or reformat mem. check printer status. • Use Nikon-approved card. — Contact retailer or Nikonauthorized service representative. Memory card is locked (write protected).16. make of camera. 15 75 Set Playback folder to All All photos in current folder or use Hide image to reveal 75. sert new memory card. • Set Playback folder to All. 102 corrupt. 65. folder.Monitor NO CARD PRESENT CARD IS LOCKED Indicator Control panel Viewfinder / / (blinks) Problem No memory card. 65. 77 are hidden. OK to format memory card. 74. Technical Notes / Troubleshooting 133 .

...................................................................................... • Exposure Program (Mode P)............................................................................ Available Settings and Defaults The following table lists the settings that can be adjusted in each mode......... 3 ✔ 2 ✔ ✔ 3............ • Flash Control .........................................................................21.......................................................................................0: The Design Rule for Camera File Systems (DCF) is a standard widely used in the digital camera industry to ensure compatibility among different makes of camera.............................................................. 2......21: The D80 supports Exif (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras) version 2.. a standard in which information stored with photographs is used for optimal color reproduction when the images are output on Exif-compliant printers...................... Reset with when mode dial is rotated to new setting................... Reset with Custom Setting R (Reset)......... • Bracketing Programs.... Sensitivity............... • Available Settings and Defaults ......................... 134 134 138 139 140 140 141 141 141 Supported Standards • DCF Version 2......... • Memory Card Capacity and Image Quality / Size ...................... Reset with two-button reset ( 44)................................................... • Aperture.................................................... • Shutter Speeds Available with the Built-in Flash .............................................................. 4..Appendix The Appendix covers the following topics: • Supported Standards .......... Available with optional Speedlight only........ • Exif version 2. NR ✔ High ISO NR ✔ Multiple exposure 1 Shooting mode 1 ✔ Autofocus mode 1 ✔2 Metering 1 Flexible program 1 Autoexposure lock 1 ✔ Exposure compensation 1 Bracketing 1 Flash mode 1 ✔2 Metering 1 1.................................................................... 3 ✔ 2 ✔ 2........................................ 3 ✔ 2...... ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔2 P ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔2 ✔2 ✔2 ✔2 ✔2 ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ 2.............................. S ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ A ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ M ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ 134 Technical Notes / Appendix Shooting menu Other settings ✔ ✔2 ........................................................................................ • DPOF: Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) is an industry-wide standard that allows pictures to be printed from print orders stored on the memory card.............................................. allowing photographs to be output directly to a printer without first transferring them to a computer... and Flash Range...... • White Balance and Color Temperature ......................... • PictBridge: A standard developed through cooperation with the digital camera and printer industries............................. Optimize image Image quality 1 ✔ Image size 1 ✔ White balance 1 ISO sensitivity 1 ✔ Long exp..................................................................................................

P 1: Beep 2: AF-area mode 3: Center AF area 4: Built-in AF assist illuminator 5: No memory card? 6: Image review 7: ISO auto 8: Grid display 9: Viewfinder warning 10: EV step 11: Exposure comp. 12: Center-weighted 13: Auto BKT set 14: Auto BKT order Custom Settings 4 15: Command dials 16: FUNC button 17: Illumination 18: AE-L/AF-L 19: AE lock 20: Focus area 21: AF area illumination 22: Built-in flash 23: Flash warning 24: Flash shutter speed 25: Auto FP 26: Modeling flash 27: Monitor off 28: Auto meter off 29: Self timer 30: Remote 31: Exposure delay mode 32: MB-D80batteries ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔2 ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔2 ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔2 ✔ ✔ ✔2 ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔2 ✔ ✔ ✔2 ✔ ✔ ✔2 ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ S ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ A ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ M ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ Technical Notes / Appendix 135 .

ISO sensitivity Multiple exposure Shooting mode Focus area Focus lock AE lock hold Autofocus mode Metering Flexible program Exposure compensation Bracketing Flash mode Flash compensation FV lock 1.0) Off 136 Technical Notes / Appendix .0) Off (0 frames) Fill flash Off (0.The following defaults are restored when a two-button reset is performed: P Image quality Image size White balance Fine tuning Choose color temp.000 K 100 Off Center Shooting menu Other settings S A M — — — Auto — — Auto — — — Slow 1 Matrix — Off (0. Auto slow sync. JPEG Normal L (3872 × 2592) — — — AUTO — — Center Single frame — Off Off AF-A Off Auto 0 5.

sensitivity set to 800. Min.The following defaults are restored with Custom Setting R (Reset): P 1: Beep 2: AF-area mode Auto-area AF 3: Center AF area 4: Built-in AF assist illuminator On — 5: No memory card? 6: Image review 7: ISO auto 8: Grid display 9: Viewfinder warning 10: EV step 11: Exposure comp. 12: Center-weighted 13: Auto BKT set 14: Auto BKT order 15: Command dials 16: FUNC button 17: Illumination 18: AE-L/AF-L 19: AE lock 20: Focus area 21: AF area illumination 22: Built-in flash 23: Flash warning 24: Flash shutter speed 25: Auto FP 26: Modeling flash 27: Monitor off 28: Auto meter off 29: Self timer 30: Remote 31: Exposure delay mode 32: MB-D80 batteries 1. Off LR6 (AA-size alkaline) S A M Single area On Off 1 Off ø8 mm AE & flash MTR > Under > over Off TTL On 1/60 Off Off Technical Notes / Appendix 137 . shutter speed set to 1/30. Max. Custom Settings On Single Dynamic Auto-area AF Normal frame On — Release locked On — Off On 1/3 step — — — — — ISO display Off AE/AF lock Off No wrap Auto — — — — — 20 s 6s 10 s 1 min.

3 Number of images 1 54 63 72 65 71 76 72 76 78 82 133 233 503 260 446 918 503 876 1500 Buffer capacity 1.6 1.4 1.8 13.2 15.8 13. Image quality NEF + JPEG Fine 3 Image size L M S L M S L M S — L M S L M S L M S File size (MB) 1 17.Memory Card Capacity and Image Quality / Size The following table shows the approximate number of pictures that can be stored on a 1 GB Panasonic Pro HIGH SPEED card at different image quality and size settings. Size of NEF (RAW) images can not be changed. 138 Technical Notes / Appendix . 2.0 12.2 0.8 2. File size is the total for compressed NEF (RAW) and JPEG images.4 4.7 1.7 0.6 13.7 12. File size varies with scene recorded and make of memory card.3 0. All figures are approximate. Image size applies to JPEG images only. Capacity of memory buffer drops if noise reduction is on.6 14.2 2. 3.1 13. 2 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 23 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 NEF + JPEG Normal 3 NEF + JPEG Basic 3 NEF (RAW) JPEG Fine JPEG Normal JPEG Basic 1. Maximum number of frames that can be taken before shooting stops at ISO 100.0 13.

Aperture Shutter speed Technical Notes / Appendix 139 .Exposure Program (Mode P) The exposure program for mode P is shown in the following graph. the above graph assumes an ISO sensitivity of ISO 200 equivalent. values over 16 / EV are reduced to 16 / EV. F (lens focal length) ≤ 55 mm 135 mm ≥ F > 55 mm F > 135 mm The maximum and minimum values for EV vary with ISO sensitivity. When matrix metering is used.

800 K Cloudy 6.800 K Flash 5.600 K 5.200 K 5.200 K 7.800 K 2.800 K 8.200 K 3.700 K 3.000 K 3.100 K 2. unmodified. positive (three frames) or negative. positive * 2 frames: unmodified. negative. 2. unmodified (two frames).700 K Choose color temp.000 K 4.800 K 5. Number of frames Progress indicator Bracketing Increment Autoexposure and flash bracketing Custom Setting 10 (EV Step) set to 1/3 EV Custom Setting 10 (EV Step) set to 1/2 EV Display Increment Display Increment / EV / EV / EV 1 EV 1 EV 1 / EV 1 / EV 2 EV 1 / EV 2 EV White balance bracketing Display Increment 1 2 3 White Balance and Color Temperature Approximate color temperatures for each white balance setting are given below (values may differ from color temperatures given by photo color meters): Fine tuning White balance None –3 –2 –1 +1 +2 +3 Auto 3.400 K 6.400 K 5.900 K Not available White balance preset — * Color temperature range reflects wide variation among fluorescent light sources.200 K 6.300 K 3.100 K 6.900 K 4.600 K 6.500 K 7.500 K 5. 140 Technical Notes / Appendix . ranging from lowtemperature stadium lighting to high-temperature mercury-vapor lamps.900 K 2.500 K – 8.600 K 5.500 K – 9.000 K 2.300 K 5.000 K 9. positive * Order when Under > MTR > over is selected for Custom Setting 14 (Auto BKT order) is negative.000 K 3.000 K 5.400 K Shade 8.400 K 6.600 K 5.200 K 5.700 K Fluorescent* 4.000 K 4. negative * 2 frames: unmodified.200 K 5.200 K 8.Bracketing Programs The number of shots and bracketing increment are shown in the control panel as follows: Number of frames Bracketing increment Bracketing progress indicator The Bracketing Progress Indicator and Number of Frames Description 3 frames: unmodified.000 K 6.400 K 7.000 K Fine tuning added to value selected by camera Incandescent 3.800 K 5.700 K Dir. sunlight 5.

2in.Flash Control ( 42.2 3.–21 ft.3 7.6 0. In the following modes. or when exposure compensation is used.6–2.2 2.8 3.8 6.8 ft. the maximum value for aperture will be the maximum aperture of the lens.2 0.. and Flash Range Flash range varies with sensitivity (ISO equivalency) and aperture.6 6. 2 ft.4 2 2.3 5.5 1000 1250 1600 7.–2 ft.–5 ft. . • i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash for Digital SLR: Flash output is adjusted for a natural balance between the main subject and the background.1 7. .5 6. i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used in all other cases.3 6.2 3. If the maximum aperture of the lens is smaller than given above.3 7. Flash will still fire at shutter speeds as slow as 30 s when set to slow sync.6 8 11 16 22 32 — — m 1. 2 ft.2 3. P *.5 4 3. Mode .8 2.5 0.3 9 13 18 25 — — 1200 5 7. 7in. 1in.6–1. Standard i-TTL flash control is used with spot metering or when selected with the optional Speedlight. Sensitivity. 2 ft. 100 1.7–6.8 4 5. 6in.6–3.2 0.6–0. 2 ft.6 8 10 11 11 For each one-step increase in sensitivity (e.g. Technical Notes / Appendix 141 . • Standard i-TTL Fill-Flash for Digital SLR: Flash output is adjusted for the main subject.6 7 11 16 125 1. 2 ft.1 8 9 10 11 9 10 11 13 14 16 13 14 16 18 20 22 18 20 22 25 29 32 25 29 32 — — — Range 1000 4.5 6.6 8 11 16 22 Aperture at ISO equivalent of 250 320 400 500 640 800 2. 4in.5 5 5.7 Maximum aperture at ISO sensitivity of 250 320 400 500 640 800 5 5. 3 ft.–7 ft.6 8 8. 2 ft.–15 ft. Recommended for shots in which the main subject is emphasized at the expense of background details.5 3. A * Aperture.3 200 4. 2 ft. aperture is stopped down by half an f/-stop.6 6 6. . 100 4 5. M /–/ s * Slowest shutter speed at which flash will be used can be selected using Custom Setting 24 (Flash shutter speed).1 10 14 20 29 — — 1600 5.6 0.–10 ft. from 200 to 400).5 6. the brightness of the background is not taken into account. 4 in.1 7.–30 ft.2 6 160 4.5 5 7.6 4.3 9 13 18 160 1. the maximum aperture (minimum f/-number) is limited according to ISO sensitivity when the built-in flash is used: Mode P. 120) The following types of flash control are supported when a CPU lens is sued in combination with the built-in flash or optional SB-800 or SB-600 Speedlights.6–1.3 0. 7in.5 9 9. Shutter Speeds Available with the Built-in Flash The following shutter speeds are available when the built-in flash is used.8 4 5. 3in.1 10 14 20 200 2 2.5 4 4.0–9.6 125 4. Shutter speed Mode Shutter speed /–/ s /–1 s /–/ s S.1 0.6 2. 7in. 3 in.–3 ft.7 7.5 2.5 5 5.2 4.1 8 6.6–4.

continuous-servo AF (AF-C). depth-of-field preview button stops aperture down to value selected by user (A and M modes) or by camera (other modes) Electronically controlled timer with 2. auto-area AF Focus can be locked by pressing the shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing the AE-L/AF-L button 100 to 1600 with additional settings of up to 1 EV over 1600 in steps of / EV • 1. camera supports SDHC Compliant with Design Rule for Camera File System (DCF) 2.8 mm. 0.296 (Small) * IX-Nikkor lenses can not be used Picture angle Viewfinder Diopter Eyepoint Focusing screen Frame coverage Magnification Reflex mirror Lens aperture Depth-of-field preview Self-timer Focus-area selection Lens servo Storage Media File system Compression Autofocus Detection range AF-area mode Focus lock ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) 142 Technical Notes / Specifications .6 × 15.0 to +19 EV (ISO 100 at 20 °C/68 °F) Single-area AF. predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status • Manual focus (M) SD (Secure Digital) memory cards.0 and Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) • NEF (RAW): compressed 12-bit • JPEG: JPEG baseline-complaint TTL phase detection by Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus sensor module –1.6 or faster. 10 or 20 s duration Focus area can be selected from 11 focus areas • Autofocus (AF): Instant single-servo AF (AF-S).944 (Medium) Nikon F mount with AF coupling and AF contacts All functions supported All functions supported except autofocus and some exposure modes All functions supported except 3D color matrix metering II All functions supported except 3D color matrix metering II and autofocus Can be used in mode M. –1.0 m -1) Type-B BriteView Clear Matte Screen Mark II with superimposed focus brackets and OnDemand grid lines Approx.94 × (50 mm lens at infinity. total pixels: 10.0 m -1 Quick return Instant return with depth-of-field preview When CPU lens is attached.75 million • 3.0 m -1 19.0 to +1.936 × 1.5 mm (–1. dynamic-area AF. 95% of lens (vertical and horizontal) Approx.5 times lens focal length.592 (Large) • 2. 1. auto AFS/AF-C selection (AF-A). but exposure meter does not function.872 × 2.896 × 1.2 million 23.8D Other AF Nikkor † AI-P Nikkor Non-CPU Single-lens reflex digital camera 10. 5. electronic range finder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.Specifications Type Effective pixels CCD Image size (pixels) Lens mount Compatible lenses * Type G or D Nikkor Micro Nikkor 85 mm f/2. Optical fixed eye-level pentaprism –2. † Excluding lenses for F3AF Equivalent in 35 mm (135) format is approx.

600. 20 °C/68 °F) 2 to 20 EV (spot metering) Exposure meter coupling CPU coupling Mode Digital Vari-Program ( auto. manual (M) Exposure compensation –5 to +5 EV in increments of / or ⁄ EV Bracketing Exposure and / or flash bracketing (2–3 exposures in increments of ⁄ or ⁄ EV) Exposure lock Exposure locked at detected value with AE-L/AF-L button Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal plane shutter 30 to ⁄ s in steps of ⁄ or ⁄ EV. slow sync with red-eye reduction. or 10 mm circle in center of frame Spot Meters 3. Flash Color Information Communication. M: Manual pop-up with button release Approx. bulb Auto (TTL white balance with 420-segment RGB sensor). 28DX.4 lens. S. : Auto flash with auto pop-up • P. . 28. and SB600. slow sync.. sports. 50DX.000-dot. auto slow sync. macro close-up. color temperature setting. 28. 0 to 20 EV (3D color matrix or center-weighted metering) f/1. modeling Flash. and R200.5% of frame) centered on active focus area Range (ISO 100 equivalent. slow sync and slow sync with red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight • . auto with red-eye reduction. night landscape. aperture-priority auto (A).5 in. landscape. 600. auto slow sync with red-eye reduction. metering performed by 420-segment RGB sensor Center-weighted Weight of 75% given to 6. 80DX. .0 Hi-speed ⁄ in. . and 22s Available with SB-800 • .5 mm circle (about 2. Available with SB-800 and CPU lens Available with such Speedlights as SB-800. M: Fill flash. or 22s is fully charged. rear-curtain with slow sync. 230. blinks for about 3 s after flash is fired at full output Standard ISO hot-shoe contact with safety lock With SB-800. color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses). . 80DX. (ISO) Shutter Speed White balance Bracketing Built-in flash Guide number (m/ft) Flash Sync contact Flash control TTL Auto aperture Non-TTL auto Range-priority manual Flash mode Flash-ready indicator Accessory shoe Nikon Creative Lighting System Monitor Video output External interface Tripod socket Technical Notes / Specifications 143 . preset white balance 2 to 3 exposures in increments of 1 • . i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR and standard i-TTL fill-flash for digital SLR available with built-in flash. SB-800. programmed auto (P) with flexible program. six manual modes with fine tuning. 27. low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with brightness adjustment Can be selected from NTSC and PAL USB 2. A. Auto FP High-Speed Sync. : Auto. portrait. 2. shutterpriority auto (S). A: Fill flash. supports Advanced Wireless Lighting (SB-600 and R200 only support AWL when used as remote flash). red-eye reduction • S. 27. flash synchronization at shutter speeds of up to ⁄ s TTL flash control by 420-segment RGB sensor. fill-flash and red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight • : Auto. 13/42 at ISO 100 and 20 °C (68 °F) X-contact only. : Fill-flash and red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight • P. rear-curtain sync. red-eye reduction Lights when built-in flash or SB-series Speedlight such as 800. and FV Lock. nigh portrait).Exposure Metering Matrix Three-mode through-the-lens (TTL) exposure metering 3D color matrix metering II (type G and D lenses). 28DX. 8.

excluding power cable Specifications Nikon reserves the right to change the specifications of the hardware and software described in this manual at any time and without prior notice. Finnish. Dutch. Italian. 39.6 × 2. Polish. 90 × 35 × 58 mm (3. 135 minutes 0 to +40 °C (+32 to 104 °F) Approx.Firmware upgrades Supported languages Power source Firmware can be upgraded by user Chinese (Simplified and Traditional). 5 oz.2 × 4.8 in.).4 V / 1500 mAh Approx.8 oz.) Approx. French. Korean. body cap.3 in.5 × 1. Japanese.4 × 2. 50/60 Hz DC 8.2 × 0. charging voltage (MH-18a quick charger): 7.800 mm (5 ft.). 11 in.) without battery.8 oz.0 in. memory card. English. 144 Technical Notes / Specifications . Swedish • One rechargeable Nikon EN-EL3e Li-ion battery. HR6 Ni-MH.) Approx. excluding power cable EN-EL3e Rechargeable Li-ion Battery Type Rated capacity Dimensions (W × D × H) Weight Rechargeable lithium-ion battery 7. Russian. or ZR6 nickel manganese AA batteries • EH-5 AC adapter (available separately) Approx.4 V DC • MB-D80 Multi-Power battery pack (available separately) with one or two rechargeable Nikon EN-EL3e Li-ion batteries or six LR6 alkaline. 585 g (1 lb. 80 g (2.1 × 3. 1. FR6 lithium.4 V / 900 mA EN-EL3e rechargeable Li-ion batteries Approx. 80 g (2.) Approx. Nikon will not be held liable for damages that may result from any mistakes that this manual may contain. 132 × 103 × 77 mm (5. all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged battery operating at an ambient temperature of 20 °C (68 °F). MH-18a Quick Charger Rated input Rated output Supported batteries Charging time Operating temperature Dimensions (W × D × H) Length of cord Weight AC 100 to 240 V. Portuguese.) Approx. German.5 × 56 × 21 mm (1. Spanish. or LCD monitor cover 0 to +40 °C (+32 to 104 °F) Less than 85% (no condensation) Dimensions (W × D × H) Weight Operating environment Temperature Humidity Unless otherwise stated.

and SX-1 attachment rings.5 – 5. 70.6 15 elements in 13 groups (including 1 ED glass element and 2 aspherical elements) 18. 135 Supplied to camera body Zoom adjusted by rotating zoom ring Autofocus with Silent Wave Motor. 105.5 mm diameter × 86. f/5. Other accessories may also be incompatible. Technical Notes / Specifications 145 .9 × 3. bellows attachments (all types).6 oz.6 – 38 (at 135 mm) Maximum aperture 67 mm (P=0.6G ED-IF AF-S DX: teleconverters (all types). 24.5–5. K rings (all types).45 m (1. manual focus supported when A-M switch set to A or M.5 ft. 50. manual focus. 35. See the accessory manual for details.6G ED-IF AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens (Available Separately) Type Supported cameras Focal length Max. Focus can be adjusted by rotating lens focusing ring after locking focus in single-servo autofocus. aperture Construction Focal length scale Distance information Zoom Focus G-type AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor lens with built-in CPU and Nikon mount Nikon DX format digital cameras 18 – 135 mm 1 : 3.18–135 mm f/3.) HB-32 (available separately. Do not use focusing ring while camera is focusing.5–5.4 in.75 mm) Approx. 73. BR-4 auto rings.) at all zoom positions Seven blade diaphragm with auto aperture f/3.5 – 22 (at 18 mm). attaches as shown below) Closest focus distance Aperture Aperture range Metering Filter diameter Dimensions (W × D × H) Weight Lens hood The following accessories can not be used with the 18–135 mm f/3. 0. PK auto extension rings (all types). Approx.5 mm/2. 385 g (13.

shutter speed ⁄ s. 146 Technical Notes / Specifications .6G lens. cycle repeated once exposure meters have turned off. built-in Speedlight fired at full power with every other shot.5–5. The following measurements were performed at a temperature of 20 °C (68 °F). The battery level displayed by the camera may vary with changes in temperature. after six shots. monitor turned on for five seconds and then turned off . shutter-release button pressed halfway for three seconds and focus cycled from infinity to minimum range three times. shutter-release button pressed halfway for five seconds and focus cycled from infinity to minimum range once. next shot taken after exposure meters have turned off. and how the camera is used. Soiled contacts can reduce battery performance.5–5.700 shots AF-S DX IF ED 18–135 mm f/3. Example 2: 600 shots AF-S DX IF ED 18–135 mm f/3. continuous-servo autofocus. shutter speed 1⁄250 s. Batteries will lose their charge if left unused. image quality set to JPEG Basic. continuous-servo autofocus. • Check battery status regularly using the Battery info option in the setup menu ( 107). continuous shooting mode. image quality set to JPEG Normal.Battery Life The number of shots that can be taken with a fully-charged EN-EL3e battery (1500 mAh) varies with the condition of the battery. single-frame shooting mode. image size set to L. Example 1: 2. • Use EN-EL3e batteries immediately after charging. temperature. monitor turned on for four seconds after each shot.6G lens. The following can reduce battery life: • Using the monitor • Keeping the shutter-release button pressed halfway • Repeated autofocus operations • Taking RAW (NEF) photographs • Slow shutter speeds To ensure maximum battery performance: • Keep the battery contacts clean. image size set to M.

140 compensation. 77. 127 Battery info (setup menu). 74 Depth of field. Clock. 71. 35. White balance (auto mode). mode AF area illumination (Custom Settings menu). bracketing. 73. 107 Beep (Custom Settings menu). 80 Color profile. 121 minimum. Filter effects. 112 Firmware. See Focus. See also Accessories. See Focus. 59. delayed remote. (Custom Settings menu). Shooting mode. 95 AF-area mode (Custom Settings menu). See Focus. 65. 146 storage. 24–25 (continuous shooting indicator). 94 AF-A. CPU Creative Lighting System (CLS). 41 Auto FP (Custom Settings menu). 93 BASIC. See Creative Lighting System Color. manual EV step (Custom Settings menu). level. 12–13 life. 18. See Metering 420-segment RGB sensor. 7 Adobe RGB. 110 D-lighting (retouch menu). 103. 132 Aperture-priority auto. 87 AF-assist illuminator. 134 Digital Vari-Program. 24–25 (remote control indicator). 106–107 Dynamic area AF. mode Aperture. See also Clock. sequence (setup menu). 91 Computer. 33. 3. Hue. 89 Exif version 2. 9 Default settings. Shooting mode. mode Contrast. See also Exposure delay mode. 139 Exposure comp. 134 Exposure. See also Viewfinder D-lighting. 3. 106. See Center-weighted. 56–57 Black and white. 8. 50.Index Symbols 3D color matrix metering II. 89 electronic analog exposure display. 54. 24–25 (portrait mode). World time Daylight saving time. See Focus. See Color mode Color space. 77. 120 AE-L/AF-L (Custom Settings menu). 140. 92–93 (landscape mode). 37 (sports mode). 122. See Image quality Battery. 19–23 B Backlight. See Small picture CPU lens. See Exposure. Aperture-priority auto.21. 49 Audio/video (AV) cable. 49. See also Exposure. 24–25 CLS. 123 inserting. 49–50. 123. See also World time DCF. 116. 121 Crop. 90 Autoexposure lock. See Aperture-priority auto Accessories. 106 Filter. 36. 37 F File. control panel. 36 Continuous-servo AF. LCD brightness. 19–23 (close-up mode). Shutterpriority auto. 3. 101–102 Custom Settings. 14. See AFarea mode E Electronic range finder. 110 DPOF See Digital Print Order Format Dust off ref photo (setup menu). See also White balance Command dials (Custom Settings menu). 123 Capture NX. 74 selected images. Filter effects. 50 meters. 24–25 Diopter. See also Optimize image. 58. See Firmware version Technical Notes / Index 147 . 17. 49 preview. Protecting photographs all images. 103 (“clock not set” indicator). 56–57. See AF-area mode Auto BKT order (Custom Settings menu). 99 Auto mode. Autoexposure lock. See Metering. 134–137. 89. 67–68. 106. brightness of Buffer size. 69. 74 single-frame playback. 12–13. 56–57. 90 Clock. 91 Auto BKT set (Custom Settings menu). formatting. See Design Rule for Camera File System DC-IN. quick-response remote Bracketing. 36 Built-in AF-assist illuminator (Custom Settings menu). Flash. 7. Shutter speed. 134 Digital Print Order Format. See also Printing. See Long time-exposures Burst. See also Modeling flash Design Rule for Camera File System. 94 AE lock (Custom Settings menu). 132 battery. 69 Continuous. Two-button reset Delete. White balance. 95 Bulb. 74. 140. 45. MB-D80 EN-EL3e. 123 Center AF area (Custom Settings menu). 141 maximum. Saturation. 116–123 supplied. 87 Built-in flash (Custom Settings menu). 40. Lens. 127. ii. See Lens. See also Battery info. 53. 35. 86 (bracketing indicator). Programmed auto. 38 Delete (playback menu). 24–25 A A. Tone compensation Copies. 24–25 (night landscape mode). reducing. 66 Auto-area AF. Trim CSM/Setup menu (setup menu). autofocus. 103. 87 Center-weighted. autofocus. Manual mode bracketing. See Shooting mode. 68. 49. 86–100 D Date. 103. 89 Exposure delay mode (Custom Settings menu). Self timer. Flash. 103. 12–13. 36 (exposure compensation). 50. Metering Center-weighted (Custom Settings menu). 108 Auto meter off. bracketing. 54 (flash compensation). White balance Color mode. 98 Auto image rotation (setup menu). Flash. 99 Auto meter off (Custom Settings menu). 26. See also Reset. 23 (FV lock). 28. 119. 134 File no. See Focus. 79–80. See Color mode. 111. See also AE lock Autofocus. 81 Blur. optional. 132 Close up. See also Memory card. battery. 87 AF-C. Neutral Density (ND) Filter effects (retouch menu). 24–25 (night portrait mode). 55 (flash-ready indicator). mode AF-S. See Focus Auto (Flash mode). 38–39 (self timer indicator). autofocus. 51. 36. 55. continuous B/W. autofocus. See Color mode Color temperature. See also Battery. bracketing Brightness. 7. 138 format. 26. Monitor. See also Aperture. 65 Delayed remote. 99 program. 49. See Black and white C Camera Control Pro. 19. 99 Eyepiece cap. 52–57. optional optional. See Color mode Advanced Wireless Lighting. 18.

100 Mass storage. See Programmed auto Focus. See Image quality NTSC. 75. Digital Vari-Program. Two-button reset Reset (Custom Settings menu). 42 FUNC button (Custom Settings menu). control panel. 47 Playback. See Filter. 51. 112 Moving subjects.Firmware version (setup menu). mode). 15–16. 119–121. See USB. 90. 125–126 cleaning. 98 brightness of. 28–32. 23. 41 Remote. 88 ISO sensitivity (shooting menu). autofocus. 43. 109–115 Rotate tall (playback menu). 36. 89 H Hide image (playback menu). NR No memory card? (Custom Settings menu). 75 148 Technical Notes / Index . Auto mode. 106. 38 R RAW. Long exp. See (landscape mode). 98 Flexible program. 63 Histogram. 122 capacity. 119–121 range. 86 Retouch menu. 141 ready indicator. Shutter-priority auto Modeling flash (Custom Settings menu). 9–10 Metering. non-CPU NORMAL. 16. 14. 45–51. See Hide image High ISO NR (shooting menu). 63 zoom. See Image quality Quick-response remote. See Image quality. See Flash. 114–115 Image quality (shooting menu). 98 Monochrome. 29–30 manual. See Backlight. See Metering Memory buffer. 51. Manual mode. 81 Image review (Custom Settings menu). 46. 75 recording. 87 center. 103 Lens. See Color temperature. Number of exposures remaining L L. 122. 50–51 MB-D80. 40–42. 84–85 Multiple exposure (shooting menu). 6. quick-response remote Remote cord. 94 Folder. 78 Hiding images. See Manual mode Manual mode. 61 menu. 78. 84–85 N ND. 125–126 Mirror lock-up (setup menu). See Video mode Number of exposures remaining. 142 Image size. 34. See (sports mode). 45. 107. Neutral Density (ND) NEF (RAW). 83. 71–73. 28–31 lock. Reset. 69–73. 69. delayed remote. 103 Language (setup menu). 103 cover. 98 Monitor. 81 ISO auto (Custom Settings menu). 83. 98 Flash warning (Custom Settings menu). 83 Long time-exposures. 69. 124. Shooting mode. 88. NR (shooting menu). 56–57 built in. 79–81 Options. 42 Flash mode. See Image size Landscapes. 75 Portraits. Optimize image PRE. 34. 105 Folders (setup menu). 141 J JPEG. Shooting mode. 26. 134 Pictmotion. 102 Framing grid. 69. 52 Mirror. Mass storage Matrix. See Accessories. 69. 74–78 full frame. See USB. See Filter. 125 dimensions of. preset Printing. 88 Image sensor. 119 sync speed. 35 Image size (shooting menu). 102 playback. 26. 80 I Illumination (Custom Settings menu). 65 PTP. (night landscape mode) Language. 95 compensation. See Lens. See also PictBridge. 88 ISO sensitivity. 8 Monitor off (Custom Settings menu). 35. PTP Q Quality. 96. 21. mode Multiple exposure. 104 Image overlay (retouch menu). 41 Optimize image (shooting menu). 123 Low-pass filter. 43. 116–117 CPU. 92 monitor preflash. Print set Print set (playback menu). 78 Programmed auto. 74–114. optional P P. 106. 41 Red eye correction (retouch menu). 47 Protecting photographs. 111 Red-eye reduction. 123 Remote (Custom Settings menu). 83 Highlights. 23. 114–115 Image quality. 19. NEF (RAW) Rear-curtain sync. 112. See USB. 125–126 M M. See Image size M. 108 FINE. 31 mode. See also Grid display Front-curtain sync. See Programmed auto PictBridge. 16. 93 Illuminator. 92–93 G Grid display (Custom Settings menu). 30. 32. See (portrait (night portrait mode). Programmed auto. 55 level. 105 Format (setup menu). 118 Lighting. 88 Non-CPU lens. See also Black and white Monochrome (retouch menu). 124 auto off. 9. 30. 138 K K. AF-assist illuminator Image comment (setup menu). 138 formatting. 15 Menus. 95–97 optional. 92–93 FV lock. 43 auto. See also Aperture-priority auto. See Accessories. See also CSM/Setup menu using. White balance Long exp. optional. 83 i-TTL flash control. 36. 117 non-CPU. See Default settings. See Image quality Flash bracketing. (night portrait mode) Noise. 106 Mode. 63 Hue. 117 type D. 67. 91 O Off (Flash mode). 119. 123 MB-D80 batteries (Custom Settings menu). 42. 75–77 PictureProject. See White balance. 11. 99 Reset. 40–42 Flash shutter speed (Custom Settings menu). 93. 23. 93. 61. 32 tracking. Neutral Density (ND) Night photography. 61–73. Focus. 103 LCD brightness (setup menu). 24 Focus area (Custom Settings menu). 104 Picture Transfer Protocol. 121 remote. 138 approved. See also AFarea mode area. 34 NEF (RAW). See (night landscape mode). 74–78 thumbnail. 117 type G. 100. 16. 87 autofocus. 102 lock. 8. See Image quality. PTP (flexible program indicator). 64 Playback folder (playback menu). 5. 35. See also High ISO NR. 33. 138 Memory card. NEF (RAW) Neutral Density.

See also Clock. 108 S S. 44 U USB. 101–108 Sharpening. 122. 103 Technical Notes / Index 149 . 36. See Flash Spot. 104 V Video device. See Memory card Secure Digital. 104 USB (setup menu). See Image size Slide show. 90 preset. 66 Time. 103. 59–60. 67–68. 70 Mass storage. 37 single frame. See Slide show Slide show (playback menu). See Playback. 38 self timer. 38 quick-response remote. 89. 48 speed. 58–60. 103 VIDEO OUT. 82 White balance (shooting menu). See Focus. See Built-in flash Tone compensation. 14. 111 Two-button reset. See Metering sRGB. 67–68. See Shutter-priority auto (single-frame shooting indicator). 36–39 continuous. 67–68. mode Size. autofocus. 80 SD. See Color mode T Television. 22. 36 Single-servo autofocus. 79–85 Shooting mode. 70. 99 Self-portraits. 80 Shooting menu. 17 indicators. See Monochrome Setup menu. See also Exposure Shutter-priority auto. 50–51. 75.Rotating photographs. 75–77 Slow sync. 36 Shutter. 36 Saturation. See AF-area mode Single frame. 6. See Playback W (white balance indicator). 89 Viewing photographs. 6 Viewfinder warning (Custom Settings menu). 48. See Image size S. 104 PTP. 41 Small picture (retouch menu). See Long time exposures Thumbnail. 70. 36 delayed remote. 58–60 White balance. See Self timer Sensitivity. 112–113 Speedlight. See ISO sensitivity Sepia. 66 Viewfinder. 66 Video mode (setup menu). thumbnail TTL. See also Viewfinder warning accessories. See Memory card Self timer. 104 cable. 67. 22. 82. 17. See also Color temperature bracketing. 48 Single area AF. World time Time exposure. 82 World time (setup menu). 8. 70. 122 focus. 80 Trim (retouch menu). 99 Self timer (Custom Settings menu).

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