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Sections

  • Getting to Know the Camera
  • Using Camera Menus
  • Attaching a Lens
  • First Steps
  • Charging and Inserting the Battery
  • Basic Setup
  • Inserting Memory Cards
  • Adjusting Viewfinder Focus
  • Tutorial
  • “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode)
  • Creative Photography (Digital Vari-Programs)
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Close Up
  • Night Landscape
  • Night Portrait
  • Basic Playback
  • Reference
  • More on Photography (All Modes)
  • Focus
  • Image Quality and Size
  • Choosing a Shooting Mode
  • Self-Timer Mode ()
  • Using a Remote Control ( )
  • Using the Built-in Flash
  • Lowering the Built-in Flash
  • ISO Sensitivity
  • Two-Button Reset
  • P, S, A, and M Modes
  • Mode P (Programmed Auto)
  • Mode S (Shutter-Priority Auto)
  • Mode A (Aperture-Priority Auto)
  • Mode M (Manual)
  • Exposure
  • White Balance
  • Preset White Balance
  • Viewing Photographs on the Camera
  • More on Playback
  • Photo Information
  • Viewing Multiple Images: Thumbnail Playback
  • Taking a Closer Look: Playback Zoom
  • Protecting Photographs from Deletion
  • Deleting Individual Photographs
  • Viewing Photographs on TV
  • Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer
  • Before Connecting the Camera
  • Connecting the USB Cable
  • Connecting to a Computer
  • Printing Via Direct USB Connection
  • Printing Photographs
  • Playback Options: The Playback Menu
  • Delete
  • Menu Guide
  • Playback Folder
  • Rotate Tall
  • Slide Show
  • Hide Image
  • Print Set
  • Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu
  • Optimize Image (P, S, A, and M Modes)
  • Image Quality (All Modes)
  • Image Size (All Modes)
  • White Balance (P, S, A, and M Modes)
  • High ISO NR (All Modes)
  • ISO Sensitivity (All Modes)
  • Long Exp. NR (All Modes)
  • Multiple Exposure (P, S, A, and M Modes)
  • Custom Settings
  • 1: Beep (All Modes)
  • R: Reset
  • 2: AF-Area Mode (All Modes)
  • 3: Center AF Area (All Modes)
  • 4: AF-Assist (All Modes Except , , and )
  • 5: No Memory Card? (All Modes)
  • 6: Image Review (All Modes)
  • 7: ISO Auto (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
  • 11: Exposure Comp. (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
  • 8: Grid Display (All Modes)
  • 9: Viewfinder Warning (All Modes)
  • 10: EV Step (All Modes)
  • 12: Center-Weighted (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
  • 13: Auto BKT Set (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
  • 14: Auto BKT Order (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
  • 16: FUNC Button (All Modes)
  • 17: Illumination (All Modes)
  • 19: AE Lock (All Modes)
  • 18: AE-L/AF-L (All Modes)
  • 20: Focus Area (All Modes)
  • 21: AF Area Illumination (All Modes)
  • 25: Auto FP (P, S, A, and M Modes Only)
  • 27: Monitor-Off (All Modes)
  • 28: Auto Meter-Off (All Modes)
  • 29: Self-Timer (All Modes)
  • 30: Remote On Duration (All Modes)
  • 31: Exp. Delay Mode (All Modes)
  • 32: MB-D80 Batteries (All Modes)
  • Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
  • CSM / Setup Menu
  • Format Memory Card
  • Language
  • World Time
  • LCD Brightness
  • Video Mode
  • Image Comment
  • Folders
  • File No. Sequence
  • Mirror Lock-Up
  • Dust Off Ref Photo
  • Battery Info
  • Firmware Version
  • Auto Image Rotation
  • D-Lighting
  • Red-Eye Correction
  • Trim
  • Filter Effects
  • Small Picture
  • Monochrome
  • Image Overlay
  • Optional Accessories
  • Technical Notes
  • Lenses
  • Optional Flash Units (Speedlights)
  • Other Accessories
  • Caring for the Camera
  • Caring for the Camera and Battery: Cautions
  • Troubleshooting
  • Camera Error Messages and Displays
  • Appendix
  • Specifications
  • Index

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The Index See pages 147–149
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Error Messages See pages 132–133
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the solution here.
Troubleshooting See pages 129–131
Camera behaving unexpectedly? Find the solution here.
The Q&A Index See pages vii–ix
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Tutorial
Photography and Playback
Reference
Menu Guide
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P, S, A, and M Modes
More on Playback
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Playback Options: The Playback Menu
Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu
Custom Settings
Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu
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Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Radio Frequency Interference Statement
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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
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´|..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
|c.t..|t 25
|.rJsc.po 25
´|cso up 25
Spc.ts/utc|ccus 25
||c|t |.rJsc.po 25
||c|t pc.t..|t 25
Basic Playback .............................................................. 26
Reference ....................................................27
More on Photography (All Modes) ..............28
Focus ............................................................................... 28
/utc|ccus 28
|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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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
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´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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Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu .......... 101
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Creating Retouched Copies:
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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
vii Q & A Index
Q & A Index
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Camera Setup
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Taking Photographs
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Viewing, Printing, and Retouching Photographs
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3 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera
* Multi selector
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Help
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4 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera
The Mode Dial
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5 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera
Large-Capacity Memory Cards
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6 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera
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7 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera
Supplied Accessories
The MH-18a Quick Charger ( 12)
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CHARGE lamp
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Terminal cover
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Signal contact
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8 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera
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Using Camera Menus
10 Introduction: Using Camera Menus
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Attaching a Lens
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Charging and Inserting the Battery
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EN-EL3e Rechargeable Li-ion Batteries
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Battery Info J|sp|.v ( 10:
13 Introduction: First Steps
2
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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
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Removing the Battery
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14 Introduction: First Steps
Basic Setup
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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.
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.rJ J.v ..o J|sp|.voJ. so|oct World time > Date
format |.cn t|o sotup noru ( 103:
Using Camera Menus
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15 Introduction: First Steps
Inserting Memory Cards
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1
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Front
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c| oxpcsu.os .on.|r|rc. t|o c..J |s .o.Jv |c. uso
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The Access Lamp
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The Write Protect Switch
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16 Introduction: First Steps
2
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Formatting Memory Cards
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Camera Off Display
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Removing Memory Cards
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2 ¯u.r t|o c.no.. cff .rJ cpor t|o nonc.v c..J s|ct ccvo.
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17 Introduction: First Steps
Adjusting Viewfinder Focus
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Focus brackets
18 Tutorial
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Use a CPU Lens

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Tutorial
Photography and Playback
Auto Meter Off
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Exposure meters on Exposure meters off Exposure meters on
6 s
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19 Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode)
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“Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode)
20 Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode)
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21 Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode)
4
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Using a Zoom Lens
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cut:
Zoom in
Zoom out
22 Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode)
The Shutter-Release Button
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Selected
focus area
In-focus
indicator
Shutter speed Aperture
Buffer
capacity
Viewfinder

Shutter speed Aperture
Control panel
In-focus indicator Description
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Focus Take photograph
23 Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode)
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eject the memory card or remove or disconnect the power source
until the lamp has gone out and recording is complete.
Camera Off Display
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Focus Area
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25 Tutorial: Creative Photography (Digital Vari-Programs)
Portrait
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|so c| . t.|pcJ |s .occnnorJoJ tc p.ovort b|u.

Sports
||c| s|utto. spooJs |.oo.o nct|cr |c. Jvr.n|c spc.ts s|cts |r .||c| t|o
n.|r sub|oct st.rJs cut c|o..|v ¯|o bu||t|r fl.s| .rJ /|.ss|st |||un|r.
tc. tu.r cff .utcn.t|c.||v

Night Landscape
S|c. s|utto. spooJs ..o usoJ tc p.cJuco sturr|rc r|c|t |.rJsc.pos ¯|o
bu||t|r fl.s| .rJ /|.ss|st |||un|r.tc. tu.r cff .utcn.t|c.||v. uso c| . t.|
pcJ |s .occnnorJoJ tc p.ovort b|u.

Night Portrait
|so |c. . r.tu..| b.|.rco bot.oor t|o n.|r sub|oct .rJ t|o b.ckc.curJ
|r pc.t..|ts t.kor urJo. |c. ||c|t
26 Tutorial: Basic Playback
||ctcc..p|s ..o .utcn.t|c.||v J|sp|.voJ |c. .bcut |cu. soccrJs .|
to. s|cct|rc || rc p|ctcc..p| |s J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ncr|tc.. t|o ncst
.ocort p|ctu.o c.r bo v|o.oJ bv p.oss|rc t|o buttcr /JJ|t|cr.|
p|ctu.os c.r bo J|sp|.voJ bv .ct.t|rc t|o n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| c.
p.oss|rc t|o nu|t| so|octc. |o|t c. .|c|t |.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc.
up c. Jc.r tc v|o. ||c|||c|ts c. .JJ|t|cr.| s|cct|rc |r|c.n.t|cr
.bcut t|o cu..ort p|ctcc..p| ( 62–63:
¯c orJ p|.vb.ck .rJ .otu.r tc s|cct|rc ncJo. p.oss t|o s|utto.
.o|o.so buttcr |.||..v
Deleting Unwanted Photographs
¯c Jo|oto t|o p|ctcc..p| cu..ort|v J|sp|.voJ |r t|o ncr|tc.. p.oss
t|o buttcr / ccrfi.n.t|cr J|.|cc .||| bo J|sp|.voJ |.oss t|o
buttcr .c.|r tc Jo|oto t|o |n.co .rJ .otu.r tc p|.vb.ck ¯c ox|t
.|t|cut Jo|ot|rc t|o p|ctu.o. p.oss t|o buttcr
Basic Playback
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
|ccus c.r bo .J|ustoJ .utcn.t|c.||v (soo “ /utc|ccus.” bo|c.: c. n.ru.||v ( 32: ¯|o uso.
c.r .|sc so|oct t|o |ccus ..o. |c. .utcn.t|c c. n.ru.| |ccus ( 30: c. uso |ccus |cck tc |ccus
tc .occnpcso p|ctcc..p|s .|to. |ccus|rc ( 31:
Autofocus
Controls used: Focus mode selector
\|or t|o |ccus ncJo so|octc. |s sot tc AF. t|o c.no.. |ccusos .u
tcn.t|c.||v .|or t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |s p.ossoJ |.||..v |r
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. ¯|o s|utto. .o|o.so n.v bo J|s
.b|oJ || t|o c.no.. |s ur.b|o tc |ccus urJo. t|oso ccrJ|t|crs. c. t|o |r|ccus |rJ|c.tc. (●: n.v bo J|s
p|.voJ .rJ t|o c.no.. n.v scurJ . boop. .||c.|rc t|o s|utto. tc bo .o|o.soJ ovor .|or t|o sub|oct
|s rct |r |ccus |r t|oso c.sos. 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.ckc.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 contains many
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
/|
|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
30 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Focus
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.
31 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Focus
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
32 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Focus
The Electronic Rangefinder
|| 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 |cto t|.t || t|o sub
|oct |s cro |c. .||c| .utc|ccus Jcos rct po.|c.n .o|| ( 29:. t|o |r|ccus
|rJ|c.tc. n.v bo J|sp|.voJ .|or t|o sub|oct |s rct |r |ccus ´crfi.n t|.t
t|o |n.co |r t|o v|o.firJo. |s |r |ccus bo|c.o s|cct|rc
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
33 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Image Quality and Size
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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34 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Image Quality and Size
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 \|o.|` sc|t...o ..o .oou|.oJ tc v|o. |||
(|/\: |n.cos cr . ccnputo. \|o.|` c.r bo |rst.||oJ |.cn t|o supp||oJ Sc|t...o Su|to ´||OV
\|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
35 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Image Quality and Size
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
¯
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
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||| .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
.|t| t|o ct|o. cpt|crs |r t|o .otcuc| noru |.vo fi|o r.nos boc|rr|rc .|t| “´S´” (oc. “´S´_0001
'|´”: |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
36 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Choosing a Shooting Mode
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.
´crt|rucus
´.no.. .occ.Js p|ctcc..p|s .t up tc t|.oo |..nos po. soccrJ
1
.|||o s|ut
to..o|o.so buttcr |s p.ossoJ
So||t|no. |so |c. so||pc.t..|ts c. tc .oJuco b|u..|rc c.usoJ bv c.no.. s|.ko ( 3:
|o|.voJ .oncto Opt|cr.| V||3 .oncto ccrt.c| .oou|.oJ |so |c. so||pc.t..|ts ( 38:
Ou|ck.ospcrso
.oncto
Opt|cr.| V||3 .oncto ccrt.c| .oou|.oJ |so tc .oJuco b|u..|rc c.usoJ bv
c.no.. s|.ko ( 38:
1 /vo..co |..no ..to .|t| n.ru.| |ccus. n.ru.| c. s|utto.p.|c.|tv .utc oxpcsu.o. . s|utto. spooJ c|
'/.. s c. |.sto.. .rJ nonc.v .on.|r|rc |r nonc.v buffo.
¯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
s|cts Soo t|o /pporJ|x |c. nc.o |r|c.n.t|cr ( 138:
\|||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 flash
\|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
: Off
||.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 (“|.crtcu.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:
Shutter speed: / s
Aperture: f/8
Shutter speed: / s
Aperture: 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)
Shutter speed: / s Shutter speed: 1 s
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)
Shutter speed: / s, Aperture: 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:
Shutter speed: 35 s, Aperture: 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. Sb600. Sb400. c. Sb|200
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)
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63 Reference: More on Playback / Viewing Photographs on the Camera
Viewing Multiple Images: Thumbnail Playback
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64 Reference: More on Playback / Viewing Photographs on the Camera
Taking a Closer Look: Playback Zoom
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65 Reference: More on Playback / Viewing Photographs on the Camera
Protecting Photographs from Deletion
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66 Reference: Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer / Viewing Photographs on TV
Viewing Photographs on TV
Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer
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67 Reference: Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer / Connecting to a Computer
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68 Reference: Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer / Connecting to a Computer
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69 Reference: Connecting to a TV, Computer, or Printer / Printing Photographs
Printing Via Direct USB Connection
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|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 MTP/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/||5. /´ .J.pto. (.v.||.b|o sop...to|v:
1
Sot t|o c.no.. USB cpt|cr tc MTP/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
¯|o Print Set cpt|cr |r t|o p|.vb.ck noru |s usoJ tc c.o.to J|c|t.| “p.|rt c.Jo.s” |c.
||ctb.|Jcoccnp.t|b|o p.|rto.s .rJ Jov|cos t|.t suppc.t ||O| So|oct|rc Print Set |.cn
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.
¯c p.|rt t|o cu..ort p.|rt c.Jo. .|or t|o c.no.. |s ccrroctoJ tc . ||ctb.|Jco p.|rto.. so
|oct Print (DPOF) |r t|o ||ctb.|Jco noru .rJ |c||c. t|o stops |r “ |.|rt|rc So|octoJ ||ctc
c..p|s” tc ncJ||v .rJ p.|rt t|o cu..ort c.Jo. ( 2: ||O| J.to .rJ J.t. |np.|rt cpt|crs
..o rct suppc.toJ .|or p.|rt|rc v|. J|.oct |Sb ccrroct|cr. tc p.|rt t|o J.to c| .occ.J|rc cr
p|ctcc..p|s |r t|o cu..ort p.|rt c.Jo.. uso t|o ||ctb.|Jco Time Stamp cpt|cr ( 1:
Print Set
¯|o Print Set cpt|cr c.r rct bo usoJ || t|o.o |s rct orcuc| sp.co cr t|o nonc.v c..J tc stc.o t|o
p.|rt c.Jo.
|.|rt c.Jo.s n.v rct p.|rt cc..oct|v || |n.cos ..o Jo|otoJ us|rc . ccnputo. .|to. t|o p.|rt c.Jo. |s c.o
.toJ
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
||.v p|ctcs b.ck |r .utcn.t|c s||Jo s|c.s. o|t|o. .|t| b.ckc.curJ nus|c .rJ
p.rr|rc. .ccn. .rJ t..rs|t|cr offocts (||ctnct|cr: c. .|t|cut (st.rJ..J:
5
Hide image ||Jo so|octoJ p|ctcs 8
Print set So|oct p|ctcs |c. p.|rt|rc 8
Delete
¯|o Jo|oto noru ccrt.|rs t|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs
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.
¯|o p|.vb.ck noru ccrt.|rs t|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs (cpt|crs J|sp|.voJ
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
.utcn.t|c.||v .|or . p|ctc |s t.kor || . nonc.v c..J |s |rso.toJ
.rJ t||s cpt|cr so|octoJ bo|c.o p|ctcs |.vo boor t.kor. . noss.co
st.t|rc t|.t t|o |c|Jo. ccrt.|rs rc |n.cos .||| bo J|sp|.voJ Ju.|rc
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
So|oct On tc .ct.to “t.||” (pc.t..|tc.|ort.t|cr: p|ctcs |c. J|sp|.v |r t|o
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
||.v p|ctu.os b.ck cro .|to. t|o ct|o. |r .r .utcn.toJ “s||Jo s|c.” /
Pictmotion cpt|cr |s .v.||.b|o .|t| t..rs|t|crs. p.rr|rc .rJ .ccn o|
|octs .rJ b.ckc.curJ nus|c (b.ckc.curJ nus|c .||| cr|v bo .uJ|b|o ||
t|o c.no.. |s ccrroctoJ tc . to|ov|s|cr sot. 66:
¯|o .occnnorJoJ stops |rvc|voJ |r c.o.t|rc . s||Jo s|c. ..o s|c.r
bo|c.
1
Select photos
||c|||c|t Select pictures .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
•All pictures S||Jo s|c. .||| |rc|uJo .|| t|o p|ctcs |r t|o cu..ort p|.vb.ck |c|Jo. ( 5:
•Select pictures So|oct up tc fi|tv p|ctcs |c. t|o s||Jo s|c. ( 4: Or|v p|ctcs |r t|o cu.
.ort p|.vb.ck |c|Jo. ( 5: ..o .v.||.b|o |c. so|oct|cr. ||JJor p|ctcs .rJ |n.cos t|.t
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
||c|||c|t Change settings .rJ p.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. .|c|t. t|or ||c|||c|t Style .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
•Standard ||ctu.os ..o p|.voJ b.ck .t . so|octoJ |rto.v.|. .|t|cut b.ckc.curJ nus|c.
t..rs|t|crs. c. ct|o. offocts
•Pictmotion So|oct . p.tto.r t|.t |rc|uJos b.ckc.curJ nus|c .|t| n.tc||rc t..rs|t|crs
.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
||c|||c|t Change settings .rJ p.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. .|c|t. t|or c|ccso . |..no
|rto.v.| c. p|.vb.ck p.tto.r .s Josc.|boJ bo|c.
“Standard” selected in Step 2
¯c c|.rco t|o |rto.v.| bot.oor s||Jos |.cn t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc c| t.c soccrJs. ||c|||c|t Frame
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
¯c c|.rco t|o b.ckc.curJ t..ck |.cn t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc c| Pachelbel’s Canon. ||c|||c|t
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
|.rr|rc .rJ .ccn offocts .rJ t..rs|t|crs ..o n.tc|oJ tc t|o so|octoJ b.ckc.curJ t..ck
77 Menu Guide / Playback Options: The Playback Menu
4
Start the show
¯c st..t t|o s||Jo s|c.. ||c|||c|t Start .rJ p.oss OK ¯|o |c||c.|rc
cpo..t|crs c.r bo po.|c.noJ Ju.|rc . s||Jo s|c.
To Use Description
´c |c....J c.
b.ck cro |..no
/
|.oss nu|t| so|octc. c. .ct.to n.|r ccnn.rJ J|.| |o|t tc .otu.r
tc t|o p.ov|cus |..no. .|c|t tc sk|p tc t|o roxt |..no ¯||s cp
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
|.uso s||Jo
s|c.
|.uso t|o s||Jo s|c.
|x|t tc p|.vb.ck
noru
|rJ t|o s||Jo s|c. .rJ .otu.r tc t|o p|.vb.ck noru
|x|t tc p|.vb.ck
ncJo
|rJ t|o s||Jo s|c. .rJ .otu.r tc |u|||..no ( 61: c. t|unbr.||
p|.vb.ck ( 63:
|x|t tc s|cct|rc
ncJo
S|utto.
.o|o.so
|.oss t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |.||..v tc tu.r t|o ncr|tc. cff
.rJ .otu.r tc s|cct|rc ncJo ||ctcs c.r bo t.kor |nnoJ|
.to|v
¯|o J|.|cc s|c.r .t .|c|t |s J|sp|.voJ .|or t|o s|c. orJs c.
.|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
||JJor |n.cos |.vo “||JJor” .rJ “.o.Jcr|v” st.tus .|or v|o.oJ cr . \|rJc.s ccnputo. |r t|o
c.so c| “||| | '||´” |n.cos. t||s n..k|rc .pp||os tc bct| ||| (|/\: .rJ '||´ |n.cos
Print Set
´|ccso Select / set tc so|oct p|ctcc..p|s |c. p.|rt|rc cr . ||ctb.|Jco
p.|rto. c. ||O|ccnp.t|b|o Jov|co ( 3: ´|ccso Deselect all? tc
.oncvo .|| p|ctcs |.cn t|o cu..ort p.|rt c.Jo.
Protected and Hidden Images
|ovo.||rc .r |n.co t|.t |s bct| ||JJor .rJ p.ctoctoJ .||| s|nu|t.rocus|v .oncvo p.ctoct|cr |.cn
t|o |n.co
79 Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu
Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu
¯|o s|cct|rc noru ccrt.|rs t|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs (cpt|crs J|sp|.voJ
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
¯. †
|occ.J nu|t|p|o oxpcsu.os |r . s|rc|o |..no 84–85
¯ /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)
Opt|n|.o ccrt..st. s|..por|rc. .rJ ct|o. sott|rcs .ccc.J|rc tc |c. p|ctcc..p|s .||| bo
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
|c.o.s ccrt..st .|||o |orJ|rc r.tu..| toxtu.o .rJ .curJoJ |oo| tc sk|r c| pc.
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”
|osu|ts |c. .utc |n.co s|..por|rc. tcro ccnpors.t|cr. .rJ s.tu..t|cr v..v .|t| oxpcsu.o .rJ t|o
pcs|t|cr c| t|o sub|oct |r t|o |..no |so . tvpo ´ c. | |ors |c. bost .osu|ts
Color Mode
VcJos |. .rJ |||. ..o .occnnorJoJ |c. p|ctcs t|.t .||| bo p.|rtoJ .|t|cut ncJ|fic.t|cr c. v|o.oJ |r .p
p||c.t|crs t|.t Jc rct suppc.t cc|c. n.r.conort || t|o .pp||c.t|cr suppc.ts cc|c. n.r.conort. c|ccso
t|o /Jcbo |´b cc|c. sp.co .|or cpor|rc p|ctcs t.kor |r ncJo || \|o.|` (supp||oJ: .rJ ´.ptu.o |`
(.v.||.b|o sop...to|v. 123: J|sp|.v cc|c.s cc..oct|v ovor || t|o cc..oct cc|c. sp.co |s rct so|octoJ
• 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|
Jot.|| |r ||c|||c|ts urJo. |..s| ||c|t|rc c. |r J|.oct sur||c|t ||c|o.
sott|rcs p.oso.vo Jot.|| |r n|stv |.rJsc.pos .rJ ct|o. |c.ccrt..st
sub|octs ´|ccso Custom tc so|oct . uso.JofiroJ tcro cu.vo c.o.toJ
us|rc ´.no.. ´crt.c| |.c 2 c. ´.no.. ´crt.c| |.c (bct| .v.||.b|o
sop...to|v. 123: Soo t|o sc|t...o |rst.uct|cr n.ru.| |c. Jot.||s
Default setting /utc
• Color mode ´crt.c| cc|c. .op.cJuct|cr ||ctcs t.kor |r ncJos |. .rJ
|||. ..o .J.ptoJ tc t|o s|´b cc|c. sp.co .rJ ..o su|toJ |c. p.|rt|rc c.
uso “.s |s.” .|t| rc |u.t|o. ncJ|fic.t|cr ´|ccso |. |c. pc.t..|t s|cts
.rJ |||. |c. r.tu.o c. |.rJsc.po s|cts VcJo || |s .J.ptoJ tc t|o /Jcbo
|´b cc|c. sp.co. .||c| suppc.ts . .|Jo. c.nut c| cc|c.s t|.r s|´b
VcJo || |s t|o p.o|o..oJ c|c|co |c. p|ctcs t|.t .||| bo oxtors|vo|v p.c
cossoJ c. .otcuc|oJ
Default setting |. (s|b´:
• Saturation ´crt.c| t|o v|v|Jross c| cc|c.s ´|ccso Moderate |c. |oss
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 effect Description
Off |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)
Sovor cpt|crs ..o .v.||.b|o |c. |n.co ou.||tv Soo “|o|o.orco |n.co
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

Highlight Use photo.
*
2
Display current source photo.
¯ ¯c uso |.st no.su.oJ v.|uo ( 60:. ||c|||c|t Measure .rJ p.oss nu|t| so|octc. .|c|t
3

Highlight Select image.

4
Display folder list.
† ¯c uso t|o p.ov|cus scu.co p|ctc. ||c|||c|t This image .rJ p.oss nu|t| so|octc. .|c|t
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.
‡ |n.cos J|sp|.voJ n.v |rc|uJo t|cso c.o.toJ .|t| ct|o. c.no..s. but cr|v p|ctcc..p|s c.o.toJ
.|t| |80 c.r bo usoJ .s scu.co |c. p.osot .||to b.|.rco
|cto t|.t || . ro. v.|uo |s no.su.oJ |c. .||to b.|.rco. .||to b.|.rco .||| bo sot tc t|o no.
su.oJ v.|uo ovor || Use photo |s cu..ort|v so|octoJ |r t|o p.osot .||to b.|.rco noru
White Balance (P, S, A, and M Modes)
||ro cpt|crs ..o .v.||.b|o |c. .||to b.|.rco Soo “|o|o.orco \||to b.|
.rco” ( 58:
83 Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu
Option Description
Off (Jo|.u|t: |c|so .oJuct|cr cff
On
||ctcc..p|s t.kor .t s|utto. spooJs s|c.o. t|.r 8 s ..o p.c
cossoJ 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 bu|
|o. |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
Off
|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 s|c.o. t|.r 8 s 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 .u
tcn.t|c.||v || rc cpo..t|crs ..o po.|c.noJ |c. 30 s |c. .r |rto.v.| bo
t.oor oxpcsu.os c| nc.o t|.r 30 s. c|ccso 30 min |c. ´ustcn Sott|rc
28 (Auto meter-off. 99: c. uso .r cpt|cr.| ||5/||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:
Off
´.|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
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( 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 Viewfinder 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 flash 95–9
23 Flash warning 98
24 Flash shutter speed 98
25 Auto FP 98
26 Modeling flash 98
27 Monitor-off 98
28 Auto meter-off 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 Viewfinder 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 |cu. 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): Off 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 & flash
(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. Sb400. 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 off 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. Sb400 .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 // ncJo. 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 flash ¯|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 flash ´|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
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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)
´|ccso |c. |crc t|o ncr|tc. .on.|rs cr .|or rc cpo..t|crs ..o po.
|c.noJ (t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc |s 20 s: ´|ccso . s|c.to. ncr|tc.cff Jo|.v
|c. |crco. b.tto.v |||o |oc..J|oss c| t|o sott|rc c|csor. t|o ncr|tc.
.on.|rs cr |c. |cu. soccrJs Ju.|rc |n.co .ov|o. ( 88: .rJ |c. tor
n|rutos .|or t|o c.no.. |s pc.o.oJ bv .r cpt|cr.| ||5/||5. /´
.J.pto.
99 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
28: Auto Meter-Off (All Modes)
´|ccso |c. |crc t|o c.no.. ccrt|ruos tc noto. oxpcsu.o .|or rc
cpo..t|crs ..o po.|c.noJ (t|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc |s 6 s: ´|ccso . s|c.to.
noto.cff Jo|.v |c. |crco. b.tto.v |||o |oc..J|oss c| t|o sott|rc c|csor.
t|o oxpcsu.o noto.s .on.|r cr |c. tor n|rutos .|or t|o c.no.. |s
pc.o.oJ bv .r cpt|cr.| ||5/||5. /´ .J.pto.
29: Self-Timer (All Modes)
´|ccso t|o |orct| c| t|o s|utto..o|o.so Jo|.v |r so||t|no. ncJo (
3: ¯|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc |s 10 s
30: Remote On Duration (All Modes)
´|ccso |c. |crc t|o c.no.. .||| ..|t |c. . s|cr.| |.cn t|o .oncto
bo|c.o c.rco|||rc Jo|.voJ c. ou|ck.ospcrso .oncto ncJos ( 38:
´|ccso s|c.to. t|nos |c. |crco. b.tto.v |||o ¯|o Jo|.u|t sott|rc |s cro
n|ruto
31: Exp. Delay Mode (All Modes)
So|oct On tc Jo|.v s|utto. .o|o.so urt|| .bcut 04 s .|to. t|o s|utto.
.o|o.so buttcr |s p.ossoJ. .oJuc|rc c.no.. s|.ko |r s|tu.t|crs |r .||c|
t|o |o.st c.no.. ncvonort ccu|J .osu|t |r b|u..oJ p|ctcc..p|s (|c.
ox.np|o. n|c.csccpo p|ctcc..p|v: ¯|o Jo|.u|t cpt|cr |s Off
100 Menu Guide / Custom Settings
Using AA Batteries
||||3o b.tto.|os ..o .occnnorJoJ |c. bost po.|c.n.rco |o.o. p|ctu.os c.r bo t.kor .|t| // b.t
to.|os t|.r .|t| ||||3o b.tto.|os ¯|o c.p.c|tv c| // b.tto.|os J.cps s|..p|v .t tonpo..tu.os bo|c.
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t|cr bo|c.o t|o|. oxp|.v J.to Scno // b.tto.|os c.r rct bo usoJ. Juo tc t|o|. po.|c.n.rco c|...cto.|s
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.|to.r.t|vo |s .v.||.b|o ¯|o c.no.. s|c.s t|o |ovo| c| // b.tto.|os .s |c||c.s
Control panel Viewfinder Description
– b.tto.|os |u||v c|..coJ
|c. b.tto.v |o.Jv |.os| b.tto.|os
(b||rks: (b||rks:
S|utto. .o|o.so J|s.b|oJ |rso.t |.os| b.tto.|os
32: MB-D80 Batteries (All Modes)
¯c orsu.o t|.t t|o c.no.. |urct|crs .s oxpoctoJ .|or // b.tto.|os ..o
usoJ |r t|o cpt|cr.| Vb|80 b.tto.v p.ck. n.tc| t|o cpt|cr so|octoJ |r
t||s noru tc t|o tvpo c| b.tto.|os |rso.toJ |r t|o b.tto.v p.ck ¯|o.o |s
rc rooJ tc .J|ust t||s cpt|cr .|or us|rc ||||3o b.tto.|os
Option Description
LR6 (AA alkaline)
(Jo|.u|t:
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
¯|o sotup noru ccrt.|rs t|o cpt|crs ||stoJ bo|c. (cpt|crs J|sp|.voJ
n.v J|ffo. || My Menu |s so|octoJ |c. CSM/Setup menu: Soo “|s|rc
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CSM/Setup menu
Option
CSM/Setup menu 101–102
Format memory card 102
World time 103
LCD brightness 103
Video mode 103
Language 103
USB 104
¯c J|sp|.v t|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs. so|oct Full
|c. CSM/Setup menu
Option
Image comment 104
Folders 105
File no. sequence 106
Mirror lock-up
¯
106
Dust off ref photo 106–10
Battery info 10
Firmware version 108
Auto image rotation 108
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c. .|or c.no.. |s pc.o.oJ bv cpt|cr.| Vb
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´|ccso t|o cpt|crs J|sp|.voJ |r t|o norus
Option Description
Simple
(Jo|.u|t:
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sotup norus (soo .bcvo: Ot|o. norus ||st .|| cpt|crs
Full ||sp|.v .|| cpt|crs |r .|| norus
My menu
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noru r.nos .||| bo J|sp|.voJ
2
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noru .||| bo ||stoJ .s s|c.r .t .|c|t (t|o |||ust..t|cr s|c.s t|o
|tons ||stoJ .|or t|o p|.vb.ck noru |s so|octoJ: ¯|o CSM / Set-
up menu |ton |r t|o sotup noru c.r rct bo so|octoJ
Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
102 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
3
|.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. up c. Jc.r tc ||c|||c|t |tons .rJ t|or
p.oss tc t|o .|c|t tc so|oct c. Joso|oct So|octoJ |tons ..o |rJ|
c.toJ bv . c|ock n..k
4
||c|||c|t Done .rJ p.oss OK tc .otu.r tc t|o ||st c| noru r.nos
s|c.r |r Stop 1 |opo.t stops 2–3 tc oJ|t .JJ|t|cr.| norus
5
||c|||c|t Done |r t|o ||st c| noru r.nos .rJ p.oss OK tc .otu.r
sotup noru
Format Memory Card
So|oct Yes tc |c.n.t t|o nonc.v c..J |cto t|.t t||s po.n.rort|v Jo
|otos .|| p|ctcc..p|s .rJ .rv ct|o. J.t. t|o c..J n.v ccrt.|r bo su.o
t|.t .rv v.|uoJ fi|os |.vo boor ccp|oJ tc . ccnputo. bo|c.o |c.n.t
t|rc
Formatting Memory Cards
|c rct tu.r t|o c.no.. cff c. .oncvo t|o nonc.v c..J .|||o |c.n.tt|rc |s |r
p.cc.oss
Two-Button Format
Vonc.v c..Js c.r .|sc bo |c.n.ttoJ .|t| t|o ( .rJ : buttcrs ( 44:
103 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
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
´|ccso t|o t|no .cro ¯|o c.no.. c|cck .||| .utcn.t|c.||v bo
.osot tc t|o t|no |r t|o so|octoJ .cro
Date
Sot t|o c.no.. c|cck ( 14: |osot t|o c|cck .ocu|..|v |c. .c
cu..to t|no koop|rc
Date
format
´|ccso t|o c.Jo. |r .||c| t|o ncrt|. J.v. .rJ vo.. ..o J|s
p|.voJ
Daylight
saving time
¯u.r J.v||c|t s.v|rc t|no cr c. cff ¯|o c.no.. c|cck |s .utc
n.t|c.||v .Jv.rcoJ c. sot b.ck cro |cu.
LCD Brightness
/J|ust ncr|tc. b.|c|tross bot.oor –2 (J..kost: .rJ |2 (b.|c|tost:
De Deutsch ´o.n.r
En English |rc||s|
Es Español Sp.r|s|
Fi Suomi ||rr|s|
Fr Français |.orc|
It Italiano |t.||.r
Nl Nederlands |utc|
Pl Polski |c||s|
Pt Português |c.tucuoso
Ru Русский |uss|.r
Sv Svenska S.oJ|s|
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S|np||fioJ ´||roso
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The Clock Battery
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.s rocoss..v .|or t|o n.|r b.tto.v |s |rst.||oJ c. t|o c.no.. |s pc.o.oJ bv .r cpt|cr.| ||5/
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20060101000000 Sot t|o c|cck tc t|o cc..oct J.to .rJ t|no
Video Mode
´|ccso NTSC .|or ccrroct|rc t|o c.no.. tc .r |¯S´ to|ov|s|cr c.
\´| ´|ccso PAL .|or ccrroct|rc t|o c.no.. tc . |/| v|Joc Jov|co
104 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
USB
´|ccso . |Sb cpt|cr |c. ccrroct|cr tc . ccnputo. c. ||ctb.|Jco
p.|rto. ´|ccso MTP/PTP .|or ccrroct|rc tc . ||ctb.|Jco p.|rt
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n.t|cr cr so|oct|rc . |Sb cpt|cr |c. uso .|t| ||kcr ¯..rs|o.
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Image Comment
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• Input comment ¯|o |c||c.|rc J|.|cc .||| bo J|sp|.voJ |rput . ccn
nort .s Josc.|boJ bo|c.
Image Comment
Keyboard area |so nu|t| so|octc. tc ||c|||c|t |otto.s. p.oss tc
so|oct
Name area ´cnnort .ppo..s |o.o ¯c ncvo cu.sc.. p.oss but
tcr .rJ uso nu|t| so|octc.
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c|.rcos .rJ .otu.r tc t|o |n.co ccnnort noru. c. p.oss tc ox|t .|t|cut c|.rc|rc
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105 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
Folders
´.o.to. .or.no. c. Jo|oto |c|Jo.s c. c|ccso t|o |c|Jo. |r .||c| ro.
p|ctcc..p|s .||| bo stc.oJ
• Select folder ´|ccso t|o |c|Jo. |r .||c| subsoouort p|ctcc..p|s .|||
bo stc.oJ
Folder Names
Or t|o nonc.v c..J. |c|Jo. r.nos ..o p.ocoJoJ bv . t|.ooJ|c|t |c|Jo. runbo. .ss|croJ .utcn.t|
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• Delete |o|oto .|| onptv |c|Jo.s cr t|o nonc.v c..J
Naming Folders
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so|oct
Name area |c|Jo. r.no .ppo..s |o.o ¯c ncvo cu.sc.. p.oss
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¯c Jo|oto t|o c|...cto. .t t|o cu..ort cu.sc. pcs|t|cr. p.oss |.oss OK tc s.vo c|.rcos
.rJ .otu.r tc t|o sotup noru. c. p.oss tc ox|t .|t|cut c.o.t|rc . ro. |c|Jo. c. c|.rc
|rc t|o |c|Jo. r.no
NCD80
(default folder)
Current folder
Other folders
(in alphabetical order)
106 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
File No. Sequence
´|ccso |c. t|o c.no.. r.nos fi|os
• Off (Jo|.u|t: |||o runbo.|rc |s .osot tc 0001 .|or . ro. |c|Jo. |s c.o.t
oJ. t|o nonc.v c..J |s |c.n.ttoJ. c. . ro. nonc.v c..J |s |rso.toJ
• On |||o runbo.|rc ccrt|ruos |.cn t|o |.st runbo. usoJ .|to. . ro.
|c|Jo. |s c.o.toJ. t|o nonc.v c..J |s |c.n.ttoJ. c. . ro. nonc.v c..J
|s |rso.toJ || . p|ctcc..p| |s t.kor .|or t|o cu..ort |c|Jo. ccrt.|rs . p|ctcc..p| run
bo.oJ 9999. . ro. |c|Jo. .||| bo c.o.toJ .rJ fi|o runbo.|rc .||| boc|r .c.|r |.cn 0001
• Reset /s |c. On. oxcopt t|.t fi|o runbo.|rc |s .osot tc 0001 .|t| t|o roxt p|ctcc..p| t.kor
(|| t|o cu..ort |c|Jo. .|.o.Jv ccrt.|rs p|ctcc..p|s. . ro. |c|Jo. .||| bo c.o.toJ:
File Numbering
|| t|o cu..ort |c|Jo. |s runbo.oJ 999 .rJ ccrt.|rs 999 p|ctcc..p|s c. . p|ctcc..p| runbo.oJ 9999.
t|o s|utto. .o|o.so .||| bo J|s.b|oJ || File no. sequence |s cr. tu.r |t cff .rJ |c.n.t t|o nonc.v c..J
c. |rso.t .rct|o. nonc.v c..J |r t|o c.no..
Mirror Lock-Up
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p.ss fi|to. t|.t p.ctocts t|o c.no.. |n.co sorsc. ( 125:
Dust Off Ref Photo
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(.v.||.b|o sop...to|v. |c. nc.o |r|c.n.t|cr. soo t|o ´.ptu.o |` n.r
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s|c.r .t .|c|t .||| bo J|sp|.voJ. .rJ “.||” .||| bo J|sp|.voJ |r t|o
ccrt.c| p.ro| .rJ v|o.firJo.
107 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
2
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.o|o.orco J.t. ¯|o ncr|tc. tu.rs cff .|or t|o s|utto..o|o.so buttcr |s p.ossoJ
|| t|o .o|o.orco cb|oct |s tcc b.|c|t c. tcc J..k. t|o c.no.. n.v bo
ur.b|o tc .cou|.o |n.co |ust Off .o|o.orco J.t. .rJ t|o noss.co
s|c.r .t .|c|t .||| bo J|sp|.voJ ´|ccso .rct|o. .o|o.orco cb|oct
.rJ .opo.t t|o p.ccoss |.cn Stop 1
Image Dust Off
|ust cff .o| p|ctc |s .v.||.b|o .|t| ´|| |orsos cr|v / |ors .|t| . |cc.| |orct| c| .t |o.st 50 nn |s
.occnnorJoJ || us|rc . .ccn |ors. .ccn .|| t|o ..v |r
¯|o s.no .o|o.orco |n.co c.r bo usoJ |c. p|ctcc..p|s t.kor .|t| J|ffo.ort
|orsos c. .t J|ffo.ort .po.tu.os |o|o.orco |n.cos c.r rct bo v|o.oJ us|rc
ccnputo. |n.c|rc sc|t...o / c.|J p.tto.r |s J|sp|.voJ .|or .o|o.orco |n
.cos ..o v|o.oJ cr t|o c.no..
Battery Info
\|o. |r|c.n.t|cr cr t|o ||||3o .oc|..co.b|o |||cr b.tto.v cu..ort|v
|rso.toJ |r t|o c.no.. (|| t|o c.no.. |s pc.o.oJ bv .r cpt|cr.| Vb
|80 b.tto.v p.ck ccrt.|r|rc ||||3o b.tto.|os. |r|c.n.t|cr |c. o.c|
b.tto.v .||| bo ||stoJ sop...to|v b.tto.v |r|c c.r rct bo J|sp|.voJ .|or
Vb|80 |s usoJ .|t| // b.tto.|os:
Option Description
Bat. meter ¯|o cu..ort b.tto.v |ovo| .s . po.cort.co c| |u|| c|..co
Pic. meter
¯|o runbo. c| t|nos t|o s|utto. |.s boor .o|o.soJ s|rco t|o b.tto.v ..s |.st c|..coJ
|cto t|.t t|o c.no.. n.v scnot|nos .o|o.so t|o s|utto. .|t|cut .occ.J|rc . p|ctc
c..p| (oc. .|or no.su.|rc . v.|uo |c. p.osot .||to b.|.rco:
Charge life
/ fivo|ovo| J|sp|.v s|c.|rc b.tto.v .co. |.cn 0 (ro.: tc 4 (J|sp|.voJ .|or t|o b.tto.v
|.s .o.c|oJ t|o orJ c| |ts c|..c|rc |||o .rJ .oou|.os .op|.conort: |cto t|.t c|..c|rc
|||o n.v bo tonpc...||v .oJucoJ || t|o b.tto.v |.s boor c|..coJ .t |c. tonpo..tu.os.
t|o J|sp|.v .||| .otu.r tc rc.n.| || t|o b.tto.v |s c|..coJ .c.|r .t .ccn tonpo..tu.o
108 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu
Firmware Version
\|o. t|o cu..ort c.no.. fi.n...o vo.s|cr
Landscape (wide)
orientation
Camera rotated 90 °
clockwise
Camera rotated 90 °
counter-clockwise
Auto Image Rotation
||ctcc..p|s t.kor .|||o On (t|o Jo|.u|t cpt|cr: |s so|octoJ ccrt.|r
|r|c.n.t|cr cr c.no.. c.|ort.t|cr. .||c.|rc t|on tc bo .ct.toJ .utc
n.t|c.||v Ju.|rc p|.vb.ck ( 61: c. .|or v|o.oJ |r \|o.|` (supp||oJ:
c. ´.ptu.o |` (.v.||.b|o sop...to|v. 123:
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t|crs ..o .occ.JoJ
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´.no.. c.|ort.t|cr |s rct .occ.JoJ .|or Off |s so|octoJ ´|ccso t||s cpt|cr .|or t.k|rc
p|ctcc..p|s .|t| t|o |ors pc|rt|rc up c. Jc.r
109 Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu
Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu
¯|o cpt|crs |r t|o .otcuc| noru ..o usoJ tc c.o.to t.|nnoJ. .os|.oJ. c.
.otcuc|oJ ccp|os c| t|o p|ctcc..p|s cr t|o nonc.v c..J ¯|o |c||c.
|rc cpt|crs ..o .v.||.b|o (cpt|crs J|sp|.voJ n.v J|ffo. || My menu |s
so|octoJ |c. t|o CSM/Setup cpt|cr |r t|o sotup noru. 101: Soo “|s
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Option Description
D-lighting b.|c|tor J..k c. b.ck||t sub|octs 110
Red-eye correction ´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 ´cpv p|ctu.os |r b|.ck.rJ.||to. sop|.. c. cv.rctvpo 112
Filter effects ´.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
|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
´cp|os c.o.toJ .|t| Small picture c. Trim c.r rct bo |u.t|o. ncJ|fioJ |||c|t|rc. .oJovo cc.
.oct|cr. .rJ fi|to. offocts c.r rct bo .pp||oJ tc ncrcc|.cno ccp|os Ot|o..|so t|o cpt|crs |r t|o
.otcuc| noru c.r o.c| bo .pp||oJ crco tc ox|st|rc ccp|os. .|t|cuc| t||s n.v .osu|t |r |css c| ou.||tv
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
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D-Lighting
|||c|t|rc b.|c|tors s|.Jc.s. n.k|rc |t |Jo.| |c. J..k c. b.ck||t p|ctcc..p|s
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
Retouching Photographs
¯|o |80 n.v bo ur.b|o tc J|sp|.v c. .otcuc| p|ctcc..p|s t|.t .o.o c.o.toJ .|t| ct|o. ncJo|s c|
c.no.. c. t|.t |.vo boor ncJ|fioJ us|rc . ccnputo. c. ct|o. Jov|co
111 Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu
Red-Eye Correction
So|oct|rc t||s cpt|cr J|sp|.vs . p.ov|o. |n.co .s s|c.r bo|c. ´crfi.n t|o offocts c| .oJ
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
¯ccn |r .rJ cut
\|o. ct|o. ..o.s
c| |n.co
/
|.oss tc .ccn |r. 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 |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
|oJuco c. |r
c.o.so s|.o c|
c.cp
\|o. ct|o. ..o.s
c| |n.co
/
|.oss tc .oJuco c.cp s|.o. tc |rc.o.so
|.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
´|ccso |.cn t|o |c||c.|rc cpt|crs /|to. .J|ust|rc fi|to. offocts .s Jo
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
Skylight
´.o.tos t|o offoct c| . skv ||c|t fi|to.. n.k|rc t|o p|ctu.o |oss
b|uo ¯|o offoct c.r bo p.ov|o.oJ |r t|o ncr|tc. .s s|c.r .t
.|c|t
Warm filter
´.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
|.oss t|o nu|t| so|octc. up tc |rc.o.so t|o .ncurt c| c.oor.
.|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
´.o.to . sn.|| ccpv c| t|o so|octoJ p|ctu.o ¯|o |c||c.|rc s|.os ..o .v.||.b|o
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.||
¯|o sn.|| p|ctu.o cpt|cr c.r bo usoJ Ju.|rc |u|||..no p|.vb.ck .s Josc.|boJ cr p.co 109
¯|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.
¯ ¯c .otu.r tc Stop .|t|cut c.o.t|rc ccp|os. ||c|||c|t No .rJ p.oss OK |.oss MENU tc ox|t tc .otcuc|
noru .|t|cut c.o.t|rc ccp|os
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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
MC-DC1 remote cord
Technical Notes
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Picture size (D80)
Picture size (35mm format)
Lens
(23.6 × 15.8 mm)
Picture diagonal
(36 × 24 mm)
Picture angle (35mm format)
Picture angle (D80)
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Lenses
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AF
M (with electronic
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M
Digital Vari Program,
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1. Spot metering meters selected focus area.
2. Vibration Reduction (VR) supported with VR lenses.
3. Camera exposure metering and flash control may not function when
lens is shifted and/or tilted or aperture is not at maximum.
4. Electronic rangefinder can not be used when shifting or tilting lens.
5. Compatible with the following lenses:
• AF-S: 80–200 mm f/2.8D ED, 300 mm f/2.8D ED II, 300 mm f/2.8D ED,
300 mm f/4D ED
*
, 400 mm f/2.8D ED II, 400 mm f/2.8D ED, 500 mm
f/4D ED II
*
, 500 mm f/4D ED
*
, 600 mm f/4D ED II
*
, 600 mm f/4D ED
*
• AF-S VR: 70–200 mm f/2.8G ED, 200 mm f/2G ED, 200–400 mm f/4G
ED, 300 mm f/2.8G ED
• AF-S Micro VR: 105 mm f/2.8G ED (autofocus not supported)
• AF-S NIKKOR VR: 400 mm f/2.8G ED, 500 mm f/4G ED*, 600 mm f/4G
ED*
• AF-I: 300 mm f/2.8D ED, 400 mm f/2.8D ED, 500 mm f/4D ED
*
, 600 mm
f/4D ED
*
* Autofocus not available with AF-S teleconverter TC-17E II/TC-20E II.
6. With maximum effective aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
7. If AF 28–85 mm f/3.5–4.5, AF 28–85 mm f/3.5–4.5 <New>, AF
35–70 mm f/2.8, or AF 80–200 mm f/2.8 is zoomed while focusing at
minimum range, image on matter screen in viewfinder may not be in
focus when in-focus indicator is displayed. Focus manually using image
in viewfinder as guide.
8. With maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
Non-CPU Lenses
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CPU lens Type G lens Type D lens
Aperture
ring
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Incompatible Non-CPU Lenses and Accessories
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• 360–1200 nn |/11 || (so.|.| runbo.s 14031–1412:
• 200–600 nn |/95 (so.|.| runbo.s 280001–300490:
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• |´ 35 nn |/28 (so.|.| runbo.s 851001–906200:
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• |oflox 1000 nn |/11 (so.|.| runbo.s 142361–143000:
• |oflox 2000 nn |/11 (so.|.| runbo.s 200111–200310:
AF-Assist Illumination/Red-Eye Reduction
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• /|S 80–200 nn |/28| ||
• /| 80–200 nn |/28| ||
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• /|S \| 200 nn |/2´ ||
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• /|S |` 1–55 nn |/28´ ||
• /| 18–35 nn |/35–45| ||
• /|S |` 18–0 nn |/35–45´ ||
• /|S |` \| 18–200 nn |/35–56´
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• /|S ||||O| 24–0nn |/28´ ||
• /|S 24–85 nn |/35–45´ ||
• /| 24–85 nn |/28–4|
• /|S \| 24–120 nn |/35–56´ ||
• /| 24–120 nn |/35–56|
• /|S 28–0 nn |/28| ||
• /| 28–200 nn |/35–56´ ||
• /| V|c.c 0–180 nn |/45–56| ||
• /|S \| V|c.c 105 nn |/28´ ||
• /| V|c.c 200 nn |/4| ||
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35 nn 10 n / 3 |t 3 |r
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35 nn 15 n / 4 |t 11 |r
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45| ||
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|/35–45´ ||
18 nn 10 n / 3 |t 3 |r
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|/4´ ||
200 nn 30 n / 9 |t 10 |r
/|S |` 18–135 nn
|/35–56´ ||
18 nn 15 n / 4 |t 11 |r
250 nn.
300 nn
25 n / 8 |t 2 |r
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200 nn |/35–56´ ||
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• AI-S 25–50 mm f/4, AI 25–50 mm f/4, AI-S 35–70 mm f/4: at 35mm zoom position, use at ranges of 1 m (3 ft. 3 in.) or more
• AI, AI-modified, and AI-S ED 50–300 mm f/4.5, AI-modified 85–250 mm f/4: use at 135mm or above
119 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories
Optional Flash Units (Speedlights)
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SB-R200 Wireless Remote Speedlight
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Advanced Wireless Lighting
Commander Remote
SB-800 SB-600 SB-400 SB-800 SU-800
1
SB-800 SB-600 SB-R200
i-TTL
2. 3
✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
AA Auto aperture
2

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— ✔
5
— —
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 ✔ ✔ ✔ — — — — —
1. Options shown are only available when SU-800 is used to control other
flash 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 flash 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 flash 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 flash ✔ — —
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, flash 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
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“J|c|t.| S||” c.tocc.v |r t|o Sb80|`. Sb28|`. .rJ Sb50|` n.ru.|s
|| .r cpt|cr.| SpooJ||c|t |s .tt.c|oJ .|t| t|o c.no.. |r . ||c|t.| \..||.cc..n ncJo. t|o fl.s| .||| fi.o
.|orovo. . p|ctcc..p| |s t.kor ¯|o |c||c.|rc fl.s| ncJos ..o .v.||.b|o
• P. . . . . . and modes |||| fl.s| .rJ .oJovo .oJuct|cr |||| fl.s| |s .utcn.t|c.||v so|octoJ
|| t|o fl.s| ncJo |s sot tc cff c. .utc .|or .r cpt|cr.| SpooJ||c|t |s .tt.c|oJ /utc .|t| .oJovo
.oJuct|cr boccnos .oJovo .oJuct|cr
• mode /utc s|c. svrc boccnos s|c. svrc. .utc s|c. svrc .|t| .oJovo .oJuct|cr boccnos s|c.
svrc .|t| .oJovo .oJuct|cr. .rJ cff boccnos s|c. svrc
|| AUTO |s so|octoJ |c. |SO sors|t|v|tv |r ||c|t.| \..||.cc..n ncJos c. On |s so|octoJ |c. ´ustcn Sot
t|rc (ISO Auto: |r P. S. A. c. M ncJo. |SO sors|t|v|tv .||| bo .J|ustoJ |c. cpt|n.| fl.s| cutput .|or
.r cpt|cr.| Sb800. Sb600. c. Sb400 SpooJ||c|t |s .tt.c|oJ ¯||s n.v .osu|t |r |c.oc.curJ sub|octs
bo|rc urJo.oxpcsoJ |r p|ctcc..p|s 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. c|ccso . |..co. .po.tu.o
|| /utc || ||c| SpooJ Svrc |s usoJ. t|o s|utto. .||| svrc|.cr|.o .|t| .r oxto.r.| fl.s| .t spooJs c| 00 s
c. s|c.o.
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p.cJuco t|o Jos|.oJ .osu|ts .t scno ..rcos c. .po.tu.os || t|o fl.s|.o.Jv |rJ|c.tc. b||rks |c. .bcut
t|.oo soccrJs .|to. . p|ctcc..p| |s t.kor. t|o fl.s| |.s fi.oJ .t |u|| pc.o. .rJ t|o p|ctcc..p| n.v
bo urJo.oxpcsoJ
¯|o cpt|cr.| Sb800 .rJ Sb600 SpooJ||c|ts .rJ S|800 .|.o|oss SpooJ||c|t ccnn.rJo. p.cv|Jo .c
t|vo /| .ss|st |||un|r.t|cr |c. t|o |c||c.|rc |ccus ..o.s
• 24–34 nn /| |ors • 35–105 nn /| |ors
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.ss|st |||un|r.tc. |s usoJ |c. /|.ss|st |||un|r.t|cr .rJ .oJovo .oJuct|cr
|r t|o |c||c.|rc ncJos. t|o n.x|nun .po.tu.o (n|r|nun |runbo.: so|oct.b|o bv t|o c.no.. |s ||n
|toJ .ccc.J|rc tc |SO sors|t|v|tv ( 43:
Maximum aperture at ISO sensitivity of
Mode 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
\|or .r S´so.|os 1. 28. c. 29 svrc c.b|o |s usoJ |c. cffc.no.. fl.s| p|ctcc..p|v. cc..oct oxpcsu.o
n.v rct bo .c||ovoJ |r |¯¯| ncJo \o .occnnorJ t|.t vcu c|ccso spct noto.|rc tc so|oct st.rJ..J
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|r |¯¯| ncJo. uso t|o fl.s| p.ro| c. bcurco .J.pto. p.cv|JoJ .|t| t|o SpooJ||c|t |c rct uso ct|o.
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cr|v .|t| Sb800 .rJ Sb600 SpooJ||c|ts
122 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories
Other Accessories
Viewfinder
eyepiece
accessories
• Diopter adjustment viewfinder lenses |orsos ..o .v.||.b|o .|t| J|cpto.s c| –5. –4. –3. –2. 0.
|05. |1. |2. .rJ |3 n
–1
|so J|cpto. .J|ustnort |orsos cr|v || t|o Jos|.oJ |ccus c.r rct
bo .c||ovoJ .|t| t|o bu||t |r J|cpto. .J|ustnort ccrt.c| (–20 tc |10 n
–1
: ¯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
:
• DG-2 magnifier V.cr||v t|o scoro J|sp|.voJ |r t|o corto. c| t|o v|o.firJo. |c. c|csoup
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:
• DK-22 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
• ||kcr fi|to.s c.r bo J|v|JoJ |rtc t|.oo tvpos sc.o.|r. s||p|r. .rJ .o..|rto.c|.rco |so
||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
• ¯|o |80 c.r rct bo usoJ .|t| ||ro.. pc|..|.|rc fi|to.s |so t|o ´|| c|.cu|.. pc|..|.|rc
fi|to. |rsto.J
• ¯|o |´ .rJ |3´ fi|to.s ..o .occnnorJoJ |c. p.ctoct|rc t|o |ors
• Vc|.o n.v cccu. || . fi|to. |s usoJ .|or t|o sub|oct |s |..noJ .c.|rst . b.|c|t ||c|t c.
.|or . b.|c|t ||c|t scu.co |s |r t|o |..no
• ´orto..o|c|toJ noto.|rc |s .occnnorJoJ .|t| fi|to.s .|t| oxpcsu.o |.ctc.s (fi|to.
|.ctc.s: cvo. 1 × (+44. +48. +52. O56. |60. `0. `1. ´||. ||2S. ||4. ||4S. ||8. ||8S.
||400. /2. /12. b2. b8. b12:
Approved Memory Cards
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c| t|o Jos|cr.toJ n.ko .rJ c.p.c|tv c.r bo usoJ. .oc..J|oss c| spooJ
SanDisk 64 Vb. 128 Vb. 256 Vb. 512 Vb. 1 ´b. 2 ´b
¯
. 4 ´b
¯†
Lexar
128 Vb. 256 Vb. 512 Vb. 1 ´b. 2 ´b
¯
||.t|run || 512 Vb. 1 ´b. 2 ´b
¯
|.c|oss|cr.| 1 ´b. 2 ´b
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Toshiba 64 Vb. 128 Vb. 256 Vb. 512 Vb. 1 ´b. 2 ´b
¯
. 4 ´b
¯†
Panasonic 64 Vb. 128 Vb. 256 Vb. 512 Vb. 1 ´b. 2 ´b
¯
. 4 ´b
¯†
* If card will be used with card reader or other device, check that device sup-
ports 2 GB and 4 GB cards.
† SDHC compliant. If card will be used with card reader
or other device, check that device supports SDHC.
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cr t|o .bcvo c..Js
Memory Cards
• |c.n.t nonc.v c..Js |r t|o c.no.. bo|c.o fi.st uso
• ¯u.r t|o pc.o. cff bo|c.o |rso.t|rc c. .oncv|rc nonc.v c..Js |c rct .oncvo nonc.v c..Js |.cn
t|o c.no... tu.r t|o c.no.. cff. c. .oncvo c. J|sccrroct t|o pc.o. scu.co Ju.|rc |c.n.tt|rc c.
.|||o J.t. ..o bo|rc .occ.JoJ. Jo|otoJ. c. ccp|oJ tc . ccnputo. |.||u.o tc cbso.vo t|oso p.oc.u
t|crs ccu|J .osu|t |r |css c| J.t. c. |r J.n.co tc t|o c.no.. c. c..J
• |c rct tcuc| t|o c..J to.n|r.|s .|t| vcu. firco.s c. not.| cb|octs
• |c rct .pp|v |c.co tc t|o c..J c.s|rc |.||u.o tc cbso.vo t||s p.oc.ut|cr ccu|J J.n.co t|o c..J
• |c rct borJ. J.cp. c. sub|oct tc st.crc p|vs|c.| s|ccks
• |c rct oxpcso tc |o.t. ..to.. ||c| |ovo|s c| |un|J|tv. c. J|.oct sur||c|t
123 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories
Accessories for the D80
/t t|o t|no c| ..|t|rc. t|o |c||c.|rc .ccossc.|os .o.o .v.||.b|o |c. t|o |80 |p tc J.to |r|c.
n.t|cr |s .v.||.b|o .t ||kcr .obs|tos c. |.cn cu. |.tost p.cJuct c.t.|ccs
Power
sources
• EN-EL3e rechargeable Li-ion battery /JJ|t|cr.| ||||3o b.tto.|os ..o .v.||.b|o |.cn |cc.|
.ot.||o.s .rJ ||kcr so.v|co .op.osort.t|vos ||||3. .rJ ||||3 b.tto.|os c.r rct bo
usoJ
• MB-D80 Multi-Power battery pack ¯|o Vb|80 t.kos cro c. t.c
.oc|..co.b|o ||kcr ||||3o |||cr b.tto.|os c. s|x // .|k.||ro.
||V|. ||t||un. c. r|cko|n.rc.roso b.tto.|os |t |s oou|ppoJ
.|t| . s|utto..o|o.so buttcr. n.|r .rJ subccnn.rJ J|.|s.
.rJ .r /||//|| buttcr |c. o.so c| uso .|or t.k|rc p|ctc
c..p|s |r t.|| (pc.t..|t: c.|ort.t|cr \|or .tt.c||rc t|o Vb|80.
.oncvo t|o c.no.. b.tto.v ccvo. .s s|c.r .t .|c|t
• EH-5/EH-5a 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
ቢ ባ ቤ ብ ቦ
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 2 ´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
Note ¯|o |80 |s .|sc suppc.toJ urJo. ´.no.. ´crt.c| |.c vo.s|cr 110 .rJ |.to. ´.ptu.o
|` .rJ ´.no.. ´crt.c| |.c .utcn.t|c.||v c|ocks |c. upJ.tos || .r |rto.rot ccrroct|cr |s
JotoctoJ .t st..tup bo su.o tc upJ.to tc 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.|
ccvo. |r p|.co ¯c p.ovort nc|J c. n||Jo.. stc.o t|o c.no.. |r . J.v. .o||vort||.toJ ..o.
|c rct stc.o t|o c.no.. .|t| r.p|t|. c. c.np|c. nct| b.||s c. |r |cc.t|crs t|.t
• ..o pcc.|v vort||.toJ c. sub|oct tc |un|J|t|os c| cvo. 60°
• ..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
|so . b|c.o. tc .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 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 viewfinder
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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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125 Technical Notes / Caring for the Camera
The Low-Pass Filter
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1
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t|o b.tto.v |ovo| |s c. bo|c. c. t|o c.no.. |s pc.o.oJ bv .r cpt|cr.| Vb|80
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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.||| bo ..|soJ .rJ t|o s|utto. cu.t.|r .||| cpor. .ovo.||rc t|o
|c.p.ss fi|to. ¯|o J|sp|.v |r t|o v|o.firJo. .||| tu.r cff .rJ
t|o .c. c| J.s|os |r t|o ccrt.c| p.ro| .||| b||rk
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|c|J|rc t|o c.no.. sc t|.t ||c|t |.||s cr t|o |c.p.ss fi|to..
ox.n|ro t|o fi|to. |c. Just c. ||rt || rc |c.o|cr cb|octs ..o p.os
ort. p.ccooJ tc Stop
6
|oncvo .rv Just .rJ ||rt |.cn t|o fi|to. .|t| . b|c.o. |c
rct uso . b|c.o.b.us|. .s t|o b.|st|os ccu|J J.n.co t|o fi|
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
c|.cunst.rcos s|cu|J vcu tcuc| c. .|po t|o fi|to.
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7
¯u.r t|o c.no.. cff ¯|o n|..c. .||| bo |c.o.oJ .rJ t|o s|utto. cu.t.|r .||| c|cso |o
p|.co t|o |ors c. bcJv c.p
Use a Reliable Power Source
¯|o s|utto. cu.t.|r |s Jo||c.to .rJ o.s||v J.n.coJ || t|o c.no.. pc.o.s cff .|||o t|o n|..c. |s ..|soJ.
t|o cu.t.|r .||| c|cso .utcn.t|c.||v ¯c p.ovort J.n.co tc t|o cu.t.|r. cbso.vo t|o |c||c.|rc p.oc.u
t|crs
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• || t|o b.tto.v .urs |c. .|||o t|o n|..c. |s ..|soJ. . boop .||| scurJ .rJ t|o /|.ss|st |||un|r.tc. .|||
b||rk tc ...r t|.t t|o s|utto. cu.t.|r .||| c|cso .rJ t|o n|..c. .||| bo |c.o.oJ .|to. .bcut t.c n|r
utos |rJ c|o.r|rc c. |rspoct|cr |nnoJ|.to|v
Foreign Matter on the Low-Pass Filter
||kcr t.kos ovo.v pcss|b|o p.oc.ut|cr tc p.ovort |c.o|cr n.tto. |.cn ccn|rc |rtc ccrt.ct .|t| t|o
|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.
c|.rco.b|o |orsos. .rJ |c.o|cr n.tto. n.v orto. t|o c.no.. .|or |orsos ..o .oncvoJ c. oxc|.rcoJ
Orco |rs|Jo t|o c.no... t||s |c.o|cr n.tto. n.v .J|o.o tc t|o |c.p.ss fi|to.. .|o.o |t n.v .ppo.. |r
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tc .op|.co t|o bcJv c.p p.cv|JoJ .|t| t|o c.no... bo|rc c..o|u| tc fi.st .oncvo .|| Just .rJ ct|o.
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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
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|t bo so.v|coJ crco ovo.v t|.oo tc fivo vo..s (rcto t|.t |oos .pp|v tc t|oso so.v|cos: |.oouort |rspoc
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c.no.. |s |rspoctoJ c. so.v|coJ
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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
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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
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|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 fields |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
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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 off 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
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.rct|o. .|||o t|o /´ .J.pto. |s ccrroctoJ
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cort|v .oncvo Just .rJ ||rt. t|or .|po cort|v .|t| . sc|t. J.v
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bo cort|v .oncvoJ .|t| . b|c.o. \|or us|rc .r .o.csc|
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|rc t|o |c.p.ss fi|to.
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ccvo. bo|c.o putt|rc t|o b.tto.v ...v
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t|.t ..o .|..vs ||t c. t|.t Jc rct ||c|t ¯||s |s ccnncr tc .||
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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.
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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|
bo|c.o uso
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• ¯|o b.tto.v n.v boccno |ct .|or usoJ |c. oxtorJoJ po.|cJs
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• |c rct oxpcso t|o b.tto.v tc fl.no c. oxcoss|vo |o.t
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Troubleshooting
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65. 4.
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Voru |ton c.r rct bo so|octoJ
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A Note on Electronically-Controlled Cameras
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Problem Solution
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area mode: c|ccso .rct|o. ncJo
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131 Technical Notes / Troubleshooting
Problem Solution
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||ctc |s |r |/\ (|||: |c.n.t ¯..rs|o. tc ccnputo. .rJ
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||ctc |s rct J|sp|.voJ cr ¯\ ´|ccso cc..oct v|Joc ncJo 103
´.r rct ccpv p|ctcs tc ccnputo. ´|ccso cc..oct |Sb cpt|cr 6. 104
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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 Viewfinder
NO CARD
PRESENT

/ |c nonc.v c..J |rso.t nonc.v c..J
15
CARD IS
LOCKED

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134 Technical Notes / Appendix
Appendix
¯|o /pporJ|x ccvo.s t|o |c||c.|rc tcp|cs
• 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
• DCF Version 2.0 ¯|o Dos|cr |u|o |c. C.no.. F||o Svstons (|´|: |s . st.rJ..J .|Jo|v usoJ |r
t|o J|c|t.| c.no.. |rJust.v tc orsu.o ccnp.t|b|||tv .ncrc J|ffo.ort n.kos c| c.no..
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´.no..s: vo.s|cr 221. . st.rJ..J |r .||c| |r|c.n.t|cr stc.oJ .|t| p|ctcc..p|s |s usoJ |c.
cpt|n.| cc|c. .op.cJuct|cr .|or t|o |n.cos ..o cutput cr |x||ccnp||.rt p.|rto.s
• PictBridge / st.rJ..J Jovo|cpoJ t|.cuc| cccpo..t|cr .|t| t|o J|c|t.| c.no.. .rJ p.|rto.
|rJust.|os. .||c.|rc p|ctcc..p|s tc bo cutput J|.oct|v tc . p.|rto. .|t|cut fi.st t..rs|o..|rc
t|on tc . ccnputo.
Available Settings and Defaults
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|crc oxp || ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
||c| |SO || ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
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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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4 bu||t|r /| .ss|st |||un|r.tc. ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
5 |c nonc.v c..J` ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
6 |n.co .ov|o. ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
|SO .utc ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔
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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
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1. Auto slow sync.
137 Technical Notes / Appendix
¯|o |c||c.|rc Jo|.u|ts ..o .ostc.oJ .|t| ´ustcn Sott|rc | (Reset:
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5 |c nonc.v c..J` |o|o.so |cckoJ
6 |n.co .ov|o. Or
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1
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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
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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
Buffer 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
e
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 flash 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 usoJ |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 '/...–30 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 / Specifications
Specifications
Type S|rc|o|ors .oflox J|c|t.| c.no..
Effective 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
PC-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 ..rcofirJo.
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 35nn (135: |c.n.t |s .pp.cx 15 t|nos |ors |cc.| |orct|
Viewfinder
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.|:
Magnification /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
Reflex mirror Ou|ck .otu.r
Lens aperture |rst.rt .otu.r .|t| Jopt|c|fio|J p.ov|o.
Depth-of-field 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 / Specifications
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 flash • . . .

/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 / Specifications
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/||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 / Specifications
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.:
ቢ ባ


18–135 mm f/3.5–5.6G ED 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.to.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 / Specifications
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 ..rcofirJo. 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
V¯|/|¯| See |Sb. V¯|/|¯|
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:
||kcr ¯..rs|o.. 6–68
|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.|
P
P See |.cc..nnoJ .utc
||ctb.|Jco. 69. 1–3. 8. 134
||ctnct|cr. 5–
||ctu.o ¯..rs|o. |.ctccc| See
|Sb. V¯|/|¯|
(flox|b|o p.cc..n |rJ|c.
tc.:. 4
||.vb.ck. 26. 61–3. 4–8
|u|| |..no. 26. 61
noru. 4–8
t|unbr.||. 63
.ccn. 64
Playback folder (p|.vb.ck
noru:. 5
|c.t..|ts See (pc.t..|t
ncJo:. (r|c|t pc.t..|t
ncJo:. Optimize image
||| See \||to b.|.rco.
p.osot
|.|rt|rc. 69–3 See also
||ctb.|Jco. Print set
Print set (p|.vb.ck noru:. 8
|.cc..nnoJ .utc. 4
|.ctoct|rc p|ctcc..p|s. 65
Q
Ou.||tv See |n.co ou.||tv
Ou|ck.ospcrso .oncto. 36. 38
R
|/\ See |n.co ou.||tv. |||
(|/\:
|o..cu.t.|r svrc. 41
Red eye correction (.otcuc|
noru:. 111
|oJovo .oJuct|cr. 41
|oncto See /ccossc.|os.
cpt|cr.|. S|cct|rc ncJo.
Jo|.voJ .oncto. S|cct
|rc ncJo. ou|ck.ospcrso
.oncto
|oncto cc.J. 123
Remote (´ustcn Sott|rcs
noru:. 99
|osot See |o|.u|t sott|rcs.
Reset. ¯.cbuttcr .osot
Reset (´ustcn Sott|rcs
noru:. 86
|otcuc| noru. 109–115
Rotate tall (p|.vb.ck noru:.
5
|ct.t|rc p|ctcc..p|s. 5. 108
149 Technical Notes / Index
S
S See |n.co s|.o
S See S|utto.p.|c.|tv .utc
(s|rc|o|..no s|cct|rc
|rJ|c.tc.:. 36
S.tu..t|cr. 80
S| See Vonc.v c..J
Socu.o ||c|t.| See Vonc.v
c..J
So|| t|no.. 36. 99
Self timer (´ustcn Sott|rcs
noru:. 99
So||pc.t..|ts See So|| t|no.
Sors|t|v|tv See |SO sors|t|v|tv
Sop|. See Monochrome
Sotup noru. 101–108
S|..por|rc. 80
S|cct|rc noru. 9–85
S|cct|rc ncJo. 36–39
ccrt|rucus. 36
Jo|.voJ .oncto. 38
ou|ck.ospcrso .oncto. 38
so|| t|no.. 3
s|rc|o |..no. 36
S|utto.. 22. 48
spooJ. 48. 50–51 See also
|xpcsu.o
S|utto.p.|c.|tv .utc. 48
S|rc|o ..o. /| See AF-area
mode
S|rc|o |..no. 36
S|rc|oso.vc .utc|ccus See
|ccus. .utc|ccus. ncJo
S|.o See |n.co s|.o
S||Jo s|c. See Slide show
Slide show (p|.vb.ck noru:.
5–
S|c. svrc. 41
Small picture (.otcuc|
noru:. 112–113
Sc|t...o Su|to. 6
SpooJ||c|t See ||.s|
Spct See Voto.|rc
s|´b See ´c|c. ncJo
T
¯o|ov|s|cr. 66
¯|no. 14. 103 See also ´|cck.
World time
¯|no oxpcsu.o See |crc t|no
oxpcsu.os
¯|unbr.|| See ||.vb.ck.
t|unbr.||
¯¯| See Built-in flash
¯cro ccnpors.t|cr. 80
Trim (.otcuc| noru:. 111
¯.cbuttcr .osot. 44
U
|Sb. 6–68. 0. 104
c.b|o. 6. 0
V.ss stc..co. 6–68. 0.
104
V¯|/|¯|. 6–68. 0. 104
USB (sotup noru:. 104
V
\|Joc Jov|co. 66
Video mode (sotup noru:.
103
\|||O O|¯. 66
\|o.firJo.. 6. 8. 1. 22. 89.
122 See also Viewfinder
warning
.ccossc.|os. 122
|ccus. 1
|rJ|c.tc.s. 6
Viewfinder warning (´us
tcn Sott|rcs noru:. 89
\|o.|rc p|ctcc..p|s See
||.vb.ck
\|o.|`. 34. 69. 108
W
(.||to b.|.rco |rJ|c.tc.:.
58–60
\||to b.|.rco. 58–60. 82 See
also ´c|c. tonpo..tu.o
b..ckot|rc. 90
p.osot. 59–60. 82
White balance (s|cct|rc
noru:. 82
World time (sotup noru:.
103
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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

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

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

.................................................. 75 Rotate Tall .................................................................. 28 Focus .................................. ii Notices ........................................................... 78 Print Set .................................................................................... S............................................. 12 Basic Setup .................................18 ...................................... 26 Reference ............................. 87 4: AF-Assist (All Modes Except . 28 Focus Area Selection .. 74 Playback Folder .......................... 53 Exposure Compensation .. 11 Charging and Inserting the Battery ..... 2 Using Camera Menus ............. A.................................................................... 89 9: Viewfinder Warning (All Modes).............. NR (All Modes) ...........................................................................................................................................................................................66 Viewing Photographs on TV .................................................27 More on Photography (All Modes) . A.......................................................................... 11 Attaching a Lens ....................... 17 More on Playback ....... .................................................... 89 12: Center-Weighted (P..................27 ........ 55 Bracketing .......................................................61 Viewing Photographs on the Camera ................. 81 Image Size (All Modes) .................................................................................................................. and M Modes Only)....... 31 Manual Focus ........ 33 Image Quality .............. 89 10: EV Step (All Modes) ........................................................................................................ 37 Using a Remote Control ( ) .................................................. 43 Two-Button Reset ............................................................................... and M Modes Only) .. A.......................................................................................... and M Modes Only)................................................... 25 Night portrait ........................................... 48 Mode A (Aperture-Priority Auto) ................................. 87 3: Center AF Area (All Modes) ...........................74 Playback Options: The Playback Menu .................................. 65 Deleting Individual Photographs .................................. A.......................... S.............................................................................. A................................ 32 Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu ............................................. 25 Printing Photographs ............................................................... 86 2: AF-Area Mode (All Modes) ......................................................... A................................. 25 Landscape .................................................................................................. and M Modes Only) ..... 14 Inserting Memory Cards ................................................................... 75 Slide Show .......................................................................................28 ..............................................................................................................................................................74 ....................................................... 88 7: ISO Auto (P........ 40 ISO Sensitivity ........ 35 Choosing a Shooting Mode ............. 28 Autofocus ..........................9 First Steps ..................................... 91 P................... 74 Delete ........................................................ 87 5: No Memory Card? (All Modes) ................. 69 Menu Guide .................................................................. S.. 88 6: Image Review (All Modes) ............................................... A.................. 52 Autoexposure Lock ........................ and M Modes) ..... 61 Photo Information .......................................................... A........ 83 High ISO NR (All Modes) .... 62 Viewing Multiple Images: Thumbnail Playback .............................................. 88 8: Grid Display (All Modes) .................................... 86 R: Reset ....vii White Balance ....................................................... S..................... 63 Taking a Closer Look: Playback Zoom............................ 30 Focus Lock ........................................................... and M Modes Only)........... 54 Flash Exposure Compensation .......... 25 Night landscape....... 66 ............................. 90 14: Auto BKT Order (P......... 75 Hide Image .............1 Getting to Know the Camera.......................... Computer........................................... (P.. 49 Mode M (Manual) ................................ 56 Table of Contents v .....18 “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode) ...............................................................Table of Contents For Your Safety ... 65 Connecting to a TV.............................................. and M Modes)................. or Printer ............... and M Modes ......... 66 Connecting to a Computer ............................................................................. 50 Exposure .................................... 82 ISO Sensitivity (All Modes) ....................................................................... 25 SportsAutofocus ....................... 84 Image Quality and Size .............................. 34 Image Size .............................................. 44 Custom Settings ........ 59 Introduction ............................................................................. 67 Before Connecting the Camera................. 58 Fine-Tuning White Balance.............. S.......................................................................................... 25 Close up .......................................... 61 .................................................................................. 90 13: Auto BKT Set (P............................... 79 Optimize Image (P........................................................ 64 Protecting Photographs from Deletion . S.... 89 11: Exposure Comp...................... 24 Portrait ........... A.......... 67 Connecting the USB Cable ......................................................................... 45 ...................................................... 86 1: Beep (All Modes) ........... 79 Image Quality (All Modes) ....................... 58 Choosing a Color Temperature.... S...................................................................................................................... 36 Self-Timer Mode ( ) ... 59 Preset White Balance .................................. iii Q & A Index ... 67 Tutorial ........................... 52 Metering ....... and ) .......................................................................................... 83 Long Exp................................... 83 Multiple Exposure (P..................... 38 Using the Built-in Flash .............. S...................... 78 Basic Playback ....................................................................................................................................... 1 ............................................... 47 Mode S (Shutter-Priority Auto) ................................................................................... 69 Printing Via Direct USB Connection ...................................... 81 White Balance (P.............................................. 19 Creative Photography (Digital Vari-Programs) ................................................................................... S...................................................45 Mode P (Programmed Auto)............................... and M Modes) .................... 15 Adjusting Viewfinder Focus ...............................................................

........................................... A........................... 103 Language ..................... 112 Image Overlay ................................................................................................................................ 101 Format Memory Card ................ 111 Monochrome .................................................................................................................... 93 18: AE-L/AF-L (All Modes) .................................................... 99 29: Self-Timer (All Modes) ...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 108 Auto Image Rotation ......................................................................................................... and M Modes Only) ............ 116 Optional Accessories ........ 105 Caring for the Camera .............. 104 Image Comment ..... 117 Optional Flash Units (Speedlights) ................ 98 27: Monitor-Off (All Modes) ............. 108 Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu ... S.................... 122 Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu .... 99 30: Remote On Duration (All Modes) ............... 106 Battery Info ...... 110 Red-Eye Correction .......... A..... A............. 111 Trim ....... 127 Troubleshooting..............................129 Camera Error Messages and Displays ........ 94 21: AF Area Illumination (All Modes) ...................................................... 95 22: Built-in Flash (P.............................................116 Lenses ................................................... A.. 98 26: Modeling Flash (P.......142 Index.........109 D-Lighting ...............................124 Caring for the Camera and Battery: Cautions ....................................................................................................................................................................................101 CSM / Setup Menu ................................................................ A....... and M Modes Only) .....147 vi Table of Contents .................... and M Modes Only) .... S..... 100 File No... and M Modes Only) ................................................................................................................................................. S........... 94 19: AE Lock (All Modes) ................. 119 Other Accessories .......................................................................... 104 Folders .................. 99 32: MB-D80 Batteries (All Modes) ........................................... 103 USB ............................................................... S............................................................... 103 Video Mode........ 106 Mirror Lock-Up ............................................................................................................................................ Sequence ........... 94 20: Focus Area (All Modes)............ 114 Technical Notes ..................................................................................... 107 Firmware Version ..............................................................................................................................................................134 Specifications ............................... 112 Filter Effects .................................................... and M Modes Only) .......................................... Delay Mode (All Modes) ............................................. 98 25: Auto FP (P............................................................. 106 Dust Off Ref Photo ........................................................................ and M Modes Only) ................ 91 16: FUNC Button (All Modes) ....................................................................................... 132 Appendix .. 112 Small Picture ..... A.......................................... 92 17: Illumination (All Modes) .......... 98 24: Flash Shutter Speed (P............... 102 World Time ......................................... 99 31: Exp...................................... 103 LCD Brightness .................15: Command Dials (P.......................................................................................................................................................................... S........................................... S.... 95 23: Flash Warning (P. 98 28: Auto Meter-Off (All Modes) ..

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. 6 132–133 19 19 46 37. 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. 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. 9 5. 38 119–121 117–118 123 122 123 x. viewfinder Camera Error messages and displays Number of exposures remaining Battery level Exposure Self timer. 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.

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. and M modes Mode S (shutter-priority auto) Mode A (aperture-priority auto) Exposure compensation Long time-exposures Flash photography. 25 24. P. S. 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 . 25 24. 25 24. 25 24. A. 25 24. flash mode Red-eye reduction ISO sensitivity Autofocus Autofocus mode Focus area Focus lock Image quality and size Page # 19–23 24–25 24.

highlights Deleting individual photos Delete Playback zoom Protect Slide show Television playback Pictmotion Connecting to a computer Printing photographs Printing via USB Time stamp. 73 73 110 111 111 112 112 112–113 114–115 Q & A Index ix . Printing. 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. 65 74 64 65 75–77 66 75–77 67–68 69–73 69–73 71. 131 26.Viewing. DPOF Print set D-lighting Red-eye correction Trim Monochrome Filter effects Small picture Image overlay Page # 61. 63 62–63 62–63.

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

This icon marks settings that can be finetuned from the Custom Settings menu. information that should be read before use to prevent damage to the camera. Focal length scale 2. Mounting index: 11 5. 1 2 3 4 145) is used in this manual for illustrative 5 9 1.5–5. To make it easier to find the information you need. information that should be read before using the camera. A-M mode switch: 8. and keep it handy when using the product. This icon marks notes. Rear cap: 11 6. Lens An AF-S DX 18–135 mm f/3. 19 11. This icon marks tips. Read this manual thoroughly before use. additional information that may be helpful when using the camera. This icon indicates that more information is available elsewhere in this manual or in the Quick Start Guide. Zoom ring: 21 9. the following symbols and conventions are used: This icon marks cautions.6G ED Zoom-Nikkor lens ( purposes.Introduction Thank you for your purchase of a Nikon D80 single-lens reflex (SLR) digital camera with interchangeable lenses. This manual has been written to help you enjoy taking pictures with your Nikon digital camera. CPU contacts: 117 Introduction 1 . Lens cap: 17. 32 4. Focal length index 8 7 6 7. Focus ring 3. This icon marks settings that can be adjusted using camera menus.

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

........... 9.......... 63 ISO (ISO sensitivity) button .... 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............................. 21 Diopter adjustment control.................. 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....... 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)......................................................................................... the illuminator will remain active while the exposure meters are active or until the shutter is released. 94 DK-5 viewfinder eyepiece cap .......... press the multi selector up or down............. Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera 3 .......... 17 (AE-L/AF-L) button ........................ 23 button ... 31........... 43 (help/protect) button .................... 9.. 8 Viewfinder eyepiece cup ....... Help is available in (auto) and Digital Vari-Program modes or when a icon is displayed in the bottom left corner of the monitor............................................ 34.............. 26........ 65 WB (white balance) button ........ 35 (thumbnail) button ... 91 Memory card slot cover .................... allowing the display to be read in the dark. 6.......................................................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 ........................ 58 (menu) button....... 30 Memory card access lamp.............. 15......................... 10..................................... 8 Main command dial ......................... 9 (playback) button ............................................................ Help is displayed while the pressed........... press the button at the button is bottom left corner of the monitor..... 26................. 61 Monitor .. 13 Multi selector * Tripod socket (playback zoom) button............................................................................. 15 Focus selector lock ....................... 26 (delete) button .................................................................................. 65 (format) button ....... 17....... 9 Battery-chamber cover latch ........................................................................... 13 Battery-chamber cover......... After the power switch is released............. to scroll the display...

making creative photography as simple as rotating the mode dial. 25): Freeze motion for dynamic sports shots. — Portrait ( 24. S — Shutter-priority auto ( 48): Choose fast shutter speeds to freeze action. 4 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera . 25): Shoot portraits with background in soft focus. and other small objects. M — Manual ( 50): Match shutter speed and aperture to your creative intent. 25): Shoot portraits against a dimly-lit backdrop. slow shutter speeds to suggest motion by blurring moving objects. 25): Take vivid close-ups of flowers.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. P — Programmed auto ( 47): Camera chooses shutter speed and aperture. — Sports ( 24. user controls other settings. 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. — Close up ( 24. Recommended for first-time users of digital cameras. — Night portrait ( 24. — Landscape ( 24. Point-and-Shoot Modes (Digital Vari-Programs) Selecting a Digital Vari-Program automatically optimizes settings to suit the selected scene. — Night landscape ( 24. insects. 25): Preserve details in landscape shots. — Auto ( 19): Camera adjusts settings automatically to produce optimal results with “point-and-shoot” simplicity. 25): Take landscape shots at night.

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

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

rupturing. igniting. Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera 7 . contact an authorized Nikon dealer.Supplied Accessories The MH-18a Quick Charger ( 12) The MH-18a is for use with the supplied EN-EL3e battery. 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. Use Only Nikon Brand Electronic Accessories Nikon cameras are designed to the highest standards and include complex electronic circuitry. or leaking. 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. Only Nikon brand electronic accessories (including lenses. Negative terminal 12. 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. For more information about Nikon brand accessories. Speedlights. THE USE OF NON-NIKON ELECTRONIC ACCESSORIES COULD DAMAGE THE CAMERA AND MAY VOID YOUR NIKON WARRANTY. batteries.

remove the viewfinder eyepiece cup by placing your fingers underneath the flanges at either side and sliding it off as shown at right. 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 ( ). To attach the cover.The Camera Strap Attach the camera strap as shown below. hold the camera firmly and pull the bottom of the cover gently until outwards as shown at right. To remove the cover. The DK-21 Viewfinder Eyepiece Cup Before attaching the DK-5 viewfinder eyepiece cap and other viewfinder accessories ( 122). 8 Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera . 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.

Create retouched copies of existing photographs ( 109).Using Camera Menus Most shooting. shooting. The multi selector and OK button are used to navigate the camera menus. To view the menus. Choose from playback. Format memory cards and perform basic camera setup ( 101). setup. Personalize camera settings ( 86). playback. Custom Settings. Introduction: Using Camera Menus 9 . 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). and setup options can be accessed from the camera menus. press the button. Adjust shooting settings ( 79). Move cursor up Increase number ▲ ▼ ▲ Return to previous menu Display sub-menu ▼ Move cursor down Decrease number Press OK to select highlighted option. and retouch menus (see below) If “?” icon is displayed.

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

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

Charging and Inserting the Battery The supplied EN-EL3e battery is not charged at shipment. Remove the battery from the charger and unplug the charger. About two and a quarter hours are required for an exhausted battery to fully charge. 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. EN-EL3e Rechargeable Li-ion Batteries The EN-EL3e shares information with compatible devices. 12 Introduction: First Steps . Charge the battery using the supplied MH-18a battery charger as described below.1 Remove the terminal cover from the battery. Liio n BA TT ER Y PA CK 1. and number of pictures taken since the battery was last charged in the setup menu Battery Info display ( 107). 1.2 Connect the power cord to the charger and plug it in. 1 Charge the battery.3 Place the battery in the charger. The CHARGE lamp will blink as the battery charges. 1. 1. remaining battery life.4 Charging is complete when the CHARGE lamp stops blinking.

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

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

1 Insert a memory card. Front 1. Introduction: First Steps 15 .1 Before inserting or removing memory cards. If the message shown at right is displayed in the monitor. format the card as described in “Camera Error Messages and Displays” ( 133). Failure to observe this precaution could result in damage to the card. The Write Protect Switch SD cards are equipped with a write protect switch to prevent accidental loss of data.2 Slide the memory card in as shown at right until it clicks into place.3 Turn the camera on. turn the camera off and open the card slot cover. 1. If the control panel shows the number of exposures remaining. The memory card access lamp will light for about a second. 1. the camera will display a message to warn that photos can not be recorded or deleted and the memory card can not be formatted. When this switch is in the “lock” position.Inserting Memory Cards The camera stores pictures on Secure Digital (SD) memory cards (available separately). The Access Lamp Do not remove the battery or disconnect the power source while the memory card access lamp is lit. the card is ready for use. Close the memory card slot cover.

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

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

99). the shutter release will be disabled. reducing the drain on the battery. Auto Meter Off At default settings.Tutorial Photography and Playback The Tutorial outlines the basics of taking and viewing photographs in (auto) and Digital Vari-Program modes. Use a CPU Lens (auto) and Digital Vari-Program modes are only available with CPU lenses. If these modes are selected when a non-CPU lens is attached. 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. see page 134. 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 ). This section assumes that default camera settings are used. 18 Tutorial . for information on restoring default settings. Press the shutter-release button halfway to reactivate the display.

Check the number of exposures remaining. Change battery. 74). the display will flash as shown at right. (blinks) (blinks) Shutter release disabled. Battery partially discharged.3 The exposure count displays in the control panel and viewfinder show the number of photographs that can be stored on the memory card. Battery level not displayed when camera is powered by optional AC adapter. 1. The monitor remains off during shooting. Control panel Viewfinder — — Description Battery fully charged. 1.“Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode) This section describes how to take photographs in (auto) mode.1 Remove the lens cap and turn the camera on. If there is not enough memory to store additional photographs at current settings. Low battery. 1. Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode) 19 . 1 Turn the camera on.2 Check the battery level in the viewfinder or control panel. Ready fully-charged spare battery. The control panel and viewfinder displays will light. No further pictures can be taken until the memory card has been replaced ( 15) or photographs have been deleted ( 26. an automatic “pointand-shoot” mode in which the majority of settings are controlled by the camera in response to shooting conditions. 65.

. 3 Check settings in the control panel. 2.2 Select mode and choose 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) . The default settings for Option Flash sync mode Image quality Image size Shooting mode Autofocus mode AF-area mode mode are listed below.2 Rotate the focus-mode selector to AF (autofocus).1 Rotate the mode dial to 2.

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. 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 . 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.2 Frame a photo in the viewfinder with the main subject positioned in any of the eleven focus areas. Holding the Camera Hold the handgrip in your right hand and cradle the camera body or lens with your left. 4. The monitor remains off during shooting. shorter focal lengths to zoom out). 4.4 Frame a photograph in the viewfinder.1 Hold the camera as shown.

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

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

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

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

press the button. Deleting Unwanted Photographs To delete the photograph currently displayed in the monitor. Press the button again to delete the image and return to playback. press the button. 26 Tutorial: Basic Playback .Basic Playback Photographs are automatically displayed for about four seconds after shooting. Additional pictures can be displayed by rotating the main command dial or pressing the multi selector left or right. If no photograph is displayed in the monitor. Press the multi selector up or down to view highlights or additional shooting information about the current photograph ( 62–63). To end playback and return to shooting mode. To exit without deleting the picture. A confirmation dialog will be displayed. press the shutterrelease button halfway. the most recent picture can be viewed by pressing the button.

contrast. Computer. in bursts. More on Photography (All Modes): Adjust image quality and size Take photographs in one at a time. and M modes. S. 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. 61 View photographs on the camera See the Menu Guide for other playback options ( Connecting to a TV. lock exposure. and hue (“Optimize Image”. 79) and creating multiple exposures (“Multiple Exposure”. 84). 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. A. 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 . 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. color saturation. S. 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. including customizing sharpening.

when using the illuminator. A-M Selection/Autofocus with Manual Priority If the lens is equipped with A-M selection or an M/A-M switch.0 m (1 ft. In single-area AF. 8 in. the AF-assist illuminator will light automatically to assist the autofocus operation when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. 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). 1 — Beep ( 86) This option can be used to turn the beep speaker on or off. select A (autofocus) or M/A (autofocus with manual priority).–9 ft.” below) or manually ( 32). If the lens does not support autofocus or the camera is unable to focus using autofocus.5–3. The illuminator has a range of about 0. 28 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Focus . The AF-Assist Illuminator If the subject is poorly lit. a beep will sound when the camera focuses.More on Photography (All Modes) Focus Focus can be adjusted automatically (see “ Autofocus. 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).). Autofocus Controls used: Focus mode selector When the focus mode selector is set to AF. The AF-assist illuminator will not light in . use a lens with a focal length of 24–200 mm and remove the lens hood. or modes or if Off has been selected for Custom Setting 4 (AF assist. . the camera focuses automatically when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. use manual focus ( 32). 10 in. 87).

In these cases. Focus locks when shutter-release button is pressed AF-S Single-servo AF halfway. For moving subjects. The subject is dominated by regular geometric patterns Example: Subject is inside a cage. Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Focus 29 . Camera focuses continuously while shutter-release Continuous-servo AF-C button is pressed halfway. 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. The focus area contains areas of sharply contrasting brightness Example: Subject is half in the shade. For stationary subjects. press the setting is displayed. or the in-focus indicator (●) may be displayed and the camera may sound a beep. The shutter release may be disabled if the camera is unable to focus under these conditions. The subject contains many fine details Example: A row of windows in a skyscraper. are small or lack variation in brightness. 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. To choose the autofocus mode. continuous-servo autofocus when subject is moving. Shutter can (default setting) only be released if camera is able to focus.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 background. Photographs can be taken even when in-focus AF indicator is not displayed. use manual focus ( 32) or use focus lock ( 31) to focus on another subject at the same distance and then recompose the photograph. allowing the shutter to be released even when the subject is not in focus. Shutter can only be released when in-focus indicator is displayed.

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

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

Photographs can be taken at any time.). press the shutter-release button halfway and rotate the lens focusing ring until the in-focus indicator (●) is displayed. even when the image is not in focus. Note that if the subject is one for which autofocus does not perform well ( 29). Focal Plane Position To determine the distance between your subject and the camera. select M when focusing manually. After positioning the subject in the active focus area.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). the in-focus indicator may be displayed when the subject is not in focus.5 mm (1. the viewfinder focus indicator can be used to confirm whether the portion of the subject in the selected focus area is in focus. The distance between the lens mounting flange ( 11) and the focal plane is 46. With lenses that support M/A (autofocus with manual priority). When using a lens that offers A-M selection.83 in.6 or faster. 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. focus can be adjusted manually with the lens set to M or M/A. See the documentation provided with your lens for details. 32 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Focus . The Electronic Rangefinder If the lens has a maximum aperture of f/5. To focus manually. Confirm that the image in the viewfinder is in focus before shooting. measure from the focal plane mark on the camera body.

higher quality images can be printed at larger sizes but also require more memory. 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. meaning that fewer such images can be stored on the memory card. Image Quality. Image Quality and Size le efi rg ze La si 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). Larger. and File Size See the Appendix for information on the number of pictures that can be stored on a memory card ( 138). Image Size.

Selecting an NEF (RAW) + JPEG option cancels white balance bracketing. NEF (RAW) + Two images are recorded: one NEF (RAW) image and one fine-quality JPEG image. Images are compressed less than JPEG Normal. Image quality can also be adjusted from the shooting menu ( 81). 123) or the supplied ViewNX software are required to view NEF (RAW) images on a computer. both NEF and JPEG images will be deleted. NEF (RAW)/NEF+JPEG Capture NX (available separately. JPEG Normal Best choice in most situations. 34 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Image Quality and Size . NEF (RAW) Choose for images that will be processed on a computer. Compression ratio: roughly 1 : 8. or NEF (RAW) + JPEG Basic are viewed on the camera. White balance bracketing ( 90) is not available when an NEF (RAW) + JPEG option is selected for image quality. producing higher-quality images. NEF (RAW) + Two images are recorded: one NEF (RAW) image and one basic-quality JPEG image. When photographs taken at these settings are deleted. NEF (RAW) + JPEG Normal. JPEG Fine NEF (RAW) + Two images are recorded: one NEF (RAW) image and one normal-quality JPEG imJPEG Normal age. ViewNX can be installed from the supplied Software Suite CD-ROM. (default) JPEG Basic Smaller file size suited to e-mail or the Web. Compression ratio: roughly 1 : 16.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. When photographs taken at NEF (RAW) + JPEG Fine. 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. only the JPEG image will be displayed. JPEG Fine Compression ratio: roughly 1 : 4.

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. Size (pixels) 3.48 × 9. Image quality can also be adjusted from the shooting menu ( 81).0 M) (default) Medium (2896 × 1944/5..896 × 1.6 M) Small (1936 × 1296/2. Images recorded at a Optimize Image > Custom > Color Mode setting of II (AdobeRGB) ( 80) have names that begin with an underscore (e. and xxx is one of the following three letter extensions: “NEF” for NEF images or “JPG” for JPEG images.936 × 1. When viewed on a computer.2 × 32..96 in.g. File Names Photographs are stored as image files with names of the form “DSC_nnnn.g.72 in. Small copies created with the small picture option in the retouch menu have file names beginning with “SSC_” and ending with the extension “.xxx. “SSC_0001.g. “CSC_0001.944 1.592 pixels in size. a measure of printer resolution.5 M) Controls used: button + sub-command dial (monitor off ) Image size is measured in pixels. Images printed at higher resolutions will be smaller.68 × 6.8 × 24..48 in.) 36.592 2.296 Approximate size when printed at 200 dpi* 49. “_DSC0001. Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Image Quality and Size 35 . The NEF and JPEG files recorded at a setting of “NEF+JPEG” have the same file names but different extensions.) 24.) * “dpi” stands for dots per inch. JPG”). images printed at lower resolutions larger.36 × 12.Image Size Image size Large (3872 × 2592/10.JPG”). The following options are available.” where nnnn is a fourdigit number between 0001 and 9999 assigned automatically in ascending order by the camera. Note that the option selected for image size does not affect the size of NEF (RAW) images.9 cm (19.6 × 16. NEF images are 3.5 cm (9.872 × 2.JPG” (e. while images recorded with the other options in the retouch menu have file names beginning with “CSC” (e.872 × 2.7 cm (14.JPG”).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

† Focus area not displayed if Auto-area AF is selected for Custom Setting 2 (AF-area mode). Choose color temp. A. 81) Image size ( 35. Digital Vari-Program P. Bracketing increment reset to 1 EV (exposure/flash bracketing) or 1 (white balance bracketing). Custom Settings are not affected. Default Settings See the Appendix for a list of default settings ( 134–137). S. 82) * Autofocus mode ( 29) AF-A Center Focus area ( 30) † Matrix Metering ( 52) Off AE lock hold ( 53) * Fine-tuning reset to 0. 81) ISO sensitivity ( 43. Option Shooting mode ( 36–39) Image quality ( 34. reset to 5000 K. The control panel turns off briefly while settings are reset. S. 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) .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). 83) . . 44 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Two-Button Reset . M Front-curtain sync Multiple exposure Off ( 84–85) ‡ Number of shots reset to zero. Default Off ±0 ±0 ‡ ±0 Off Auto front-curtain sync Auto slow sync P. A. White balance Auto ( 58–60.

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

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

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

2 Rotate the main command dial to choose the desired shutter speed.Mode S (Shutter-Priority Auto) In shutter-priority auto. and M Modes / Mode S (Shutter-Priority Auto) . To take photographs in shutter-priority auto: 1 Rotate the mode dial to S. Use slow shutter speeds to suggest motion by blurring moving subjects. and shoot. 3 Frame a photograph. focus. S. A. 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. Shutter speed: / s Shutter speed: 1 s 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. ” or 48 Reference: P.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

Reference: P, S, A, and M Modes / 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, SB-600, SB-400, or SB-R200 Speedlights. 10 — EV Step ( 89) Use this option to set the increments for flash compensation to ½ EV.

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negative. Other options can be used to vary exposure or flash level separately or to bracket white balance. Below. and M Modes / Exposure . negative Bracketing Programs See the Appendix for a list of bracketing programs ( 140).3 EV and 2. “bracketing” the current value. 14 — Auto BKT Order ( 91) This option can be used to change the bracketing order. No. it is assumed that AE & flash is selected to vary exposure and flash level. 90). A. 56 Reference: P. 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. S. positive 2 shots: unmodified. of shots Progress indicator Press button and rotate the sub-command 2 ment the values between 0. 10 — EV Step ( 89) Use this option to set the increments for exposure and flash bracketing to ½ EV. 1 Press the button and rotate the main command dial to choose the number of shots in the bracketing sequence (two or three).Bracketing Controls used: button + command dials Bracketing automatically varies selected settings slightly with each shot. The setting affected is chosen with Custom Setting 13 (Auto BKT set.0 EV.

At the first shot will be taken at the current values for exposure and flash compensation and the following shots at modified values. a bracketing progress indicator will be displayed in the control panel. Selecting or Digital Vari-Program modes will cancel bracketing. “bracketing” the current values. Exposure Bracketing The camera modifies exposure by varying shutter speed and aperture (programmed auto). exposure with shot. If the bracketing sequence consists of three shots. While bracketing is in effect. aperture (shutter-priority auto). The modified values can be higher or lower than the maximum and minimum values for exposure and flash compensation. and camera will vary 3 Compose and flash levelfocus. shutter speed will only be changed after the camera has adjusted ISO sensitivity. shooting will pause after the number of shots specified in the bracketing program. 88). A. S.a photograph. The modified shutter speed and aperture are displayed in the control panel and viewfinder. the bracketing increment will be subtracted from the current values in the second shot and added in the third shot. The program last in effect will be restored the next time bracketing is activated. Exposure and Flash Bracketing In continuous mode. S. bracketing will resume from the next shot in the sequence when the camera is turned on. 90). the camera will automatically vary ISO sensitivity for optimum exposure when the limits of the camera exposure system are exceeded. Reference: P. If the camera is turned off before all shots in the sequence have been taken. or shutter speed (aperture-priority auto. manual exposure mode). bracketing will resume when mode P. A. The default settings. the indicator when the shot with the negative increment is taken. and M Modes / Exposure 57 . Resuming Exposure or Flash Bracketing If the memory card fills before all shots in the sequence have been taken. In exposure bracketing. and the indicator when the shot with the positive increment is taken. When On is selected for Custom Setting 7 (ISO Auto. Exposure and flash bracketing are cancelled when WB bracketing is selected for Custom Setting 13 (Auto BKT set. eachshoot. The segment will disappear from the indicator when the unmodified shot is taken. 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. or M is selected. 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. To cancel bracketing.

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

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

not use exposure compensation. able to measure value for 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. press the WB button. era will measure a value for white balance and use this value when preset white balance is selected. the reference object so it nder and 4 Framethe shutter-release buttonthat thefills the viewfiThe campress all way down. press the shutter-release button halfway). the camera was unable to measure white balance. 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. button withoutand then pressnew value foruntil displays start to flthe WB shown To exit measuring a white balance. Press the shutter-release button halfway to return to Step 4 and measure white balance again. is displayed in the the WB briefly the button ash as 3 Releaseat right. press button. To exit without measuring a new value for white balance. White balance will automatically be set to the measured value. 2 Press the WB button and rotate the main command dial until control panel. No photograph will be recorded. A. A standard gray card can as studio settings. S. and M Modes / White Balance . If the displays flash as shown at right. 60 Reference: P.

Zoom in on photo Delete photo Delete current photograph ( 65). Reference: More on Playback / Viewing Photographs on the Camera 61 . View photo inforPress multi selector up or down or rotate sub-command dial to or mation view information about current photograph ( 62). 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. release button halfway or press the View menus ( 74). press shuttermode or button. 27 — Monitor Off ( 98) Choose how long the monitor remains on before turning off automatically to save power. 6 — Image Review ( 88) Choose whether to display photographs as they are taken.More on Playback Viewing Photographs on the Camera To view photographs in the monitor. Protect photo Protect current photograph ( 65). View thumbnails View multiple photographs ( 63). Photographs taken in “tall” (portrait) orientation are displayed in tall orientation as shown at right. press the button. View menus Retouch photo Create retouched copy of current photograph ( 109). 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. Zoom in on current photograph ( 64). Exit to shooting Shutter button To turn monitor off and return to shooting mode. Press multi selector left View additional or or rotate main command dial left to view photographs in rephotographs verse order.

......1 Flash mode ........................................... 49...................................................14... 52 Shutter speed ...................................................65 2 Retouch indicator ...................... ..Photo Information Photo information is superimposed on images displayed in full-frame playback......... 1 2 3 4 5 ³ ¸ µ ¹ Retouch History 1 1 Protect status ............ 65 Retouch indicator .. Basic Information 1 Protect status . 50 Aperture ......14.......... 104 White balance/white balance fine-tuning .............. 35 1.... 40 Frame number/total number of images ³ µ ¸ Shooting Data... 65 2 Retouch indicator ..... 54 Focal length.......................109 4 Frame number/total number of images 1........... 80 11 Image comment 3 ........ 109 9 Color mode/hue ............ 34 Date of recording .................. 50 7 8 9 10 11 Mode ........ 109 Camera name Metering ........ 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.......... 80 Retouch indicator ........... ³ 62 Reference: More on Playback / Viewing Photographs on the Camera .... Displayed if image was created using options in retouch menu....... Page 2 7 Tone compensation ... Only first 13 letters are displayed.. 45 Exposure compensation ................. 75 5 6 7 8 9 Image quality......... 48................... Displayed in red if ISO sensitivity was modified from selected value by auto ISO.......... 109 3 Frame number/total number of images 4 Folder name .................................... 2..................... 58 12 Frame number/total number of images 6 Image size/ image quality...... 80 Image optimization 1..... 3............................................... 80 Protect status ....................... starting with most recent change.... 35 Image size ........................... 103 Time of recording ....... 103 File name ............................................................................. Filter name is displayed if photo was taken with filter option selected for Optimize image > Black-and-white > Custom.. Page 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 Protect status .......... 65 8 Sharpening ...................... 34..................................................... 35 ³ · Shooting Data........................... 79 ISO sensitivity 2 .....................109 3 Retouch history: Lists changes made to image using options in retouch menu ( 109)................ 43 10 Saturation ...

.............. 65 Retouch indicator . Delete highlighted photograph ( 65).... View picture highlighted in thumbnail list full frame...... sub-command dial to move cursor left or right............Highlights Highlights are areas of the image in which details may be lost (“washed out”) due to overexposure........................ The horizontal axis corresponds to pixel brightness..... Protect highlighted photograph ( 65)......................... Shutter button To turn monitor off and return to shooting mode..................... 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............. Use multi selector to highlight photographs....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........ with dark pixels at the left and bright pixels at the right........... Reference: More on Playback / Viewing Photographs on the Camera 63 ................................... 1 2 3 4 Protect status ... press shutteror button.................... or rotate main command dial to move cursor up or down. 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.65 2 Retouch indicator .... 1 Protect status .... Use the highlight display as a guide when adjusting exposure... Decrease number of images displayed from nine to four or from four to one (full-frame playback)... press the button in full-frame playback......................... The vertical axis shows the number of pixels of each brightness in the image....... release button halfway or press the View menus ( 74).. Note that camera histograms may differ from those displayed in imaging applications.....

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

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

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

Connecting to a Computer
This section describes how to connect the camera to a computer using the supplied UC-E4 USB cable. Once the camera is connected, Nikon Transfer (supplied) or optional Nikon software such as Camera Control Pro 2 or Camera Control Pro can be used to copy photographs to the computer or control the camera remotely.

Before Connecting the Camera
Install Nikon Transfer from the supplied Software Suite installer CD (see the Quick Start Guide for more information). 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/EH-5a 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 Vista (32-bit Home Basic/ Home Premium/Business/Enterprise/ Ultimate editions) Windows XP (Home Edition/Professional) Mac OS X (version 10.3.9 or 10.4.10) Windows 2000 Professional USB Choose MTP/PTP or Mass Storage Choose Mass Storage†

* See the websites listed on page x for the latest information on supported operating systems. † Do NOT select MTP/PTP. If MTP/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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Turn the camera on. The computer will 4 tomatically and display Nikon Transfer. Ifdetect the camera auMass Storage is selected for USB, the control panel and viewfinder will display the indicators shown at right (when MTP/PTP is selected, the normal shooting indicators are displayed).

Transfer photographs computer 5 fer. To view the onlineto thestart Nikonas described in the online help for Nikon Transhelp, Transfer and select Nikon Transfer help from the Nikon Transfer Help menu. selected can be 6 If MTP/PTP istransfer is for USB, theIfcameraStorageturned off and the USB cable disconnected once complete. Mass is selected, the camera must first be removed from the system as described below. Windows Vista/Windows XP 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. Note that Nikon Transfer will automatically remove the camera from the system when transfer is complete.

During Transfer Do not turn the camera off or disconnect the USB cable while transfer is in progress. Camera Control Pro 2 and Camera Control Pro Camera Control Pro 2 and Camera Control Pro (both available separately; 123) can be used to operate the camera from a computer. Before connecting the camera, set the camera USB option ( 104) to MTP/PTP. When Camera Control Pro is running, the camera will show in place of the number of exposures remaining. Camera Control Pro automatically checks for updates if an Internet connection is detected at startup.

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

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

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

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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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 ( 71).

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.

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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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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.

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Change the photo info displayed. Press the shutter-release button halfway to turn the monitor off and return to shooting mode. Photos can be taken immediately. Select Restart to restart the show or Exit to return to the playback menu. This option is not available if Pictmotion is selected in Step 2. right to skip to the next frame. 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. highlight Start and press OK. This option is not available if Pictmotion is selected in Step 2. End the slide show and return to the playback menu. Pause the slide show. Menu Guide / Playback Options: The Playback Menu 77 . End the slide show and return to full-frame ( 61) or thumbnail playback ( 63). The dialog shown at right is displayed when the show ends or when the button is pressed to pause playback.4 Start the show show.

Hide Image Hide or reveal selected photographs. Option Select/set Deselect all? Description Hide or reveal selected photographs ( Reveal all photographs. 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. Protected and Hidden Images Revealing an image that is both hidden and protected will simultaneously remove protection from the image. Hidden images are visible only in the Hide Image menu. Choose Deselect all? to remove all photos from the current print order. and can only be deleted by formatting the memory card. 74). 78 Menu Guide / Playback Options: The Playback Menu . File Attributes for Hidden Images Hidden images have “hidden” and “read-only” status when viewed on a Windows computer.

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

Default setting: Auto. and greens more yellow. • Image sharpening: Choose how much outlines are sharpened during shooting. Default setting: Auto. and saturation vary with exposure and the position of the subject in the frame. highlight Done and press . Lower settings prevent loss of detail in highlights under harsh lighting or in direct sunlight. • Saturation: Control the vividness of colors. Positive values make reds more orange. 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. • Tone compensation: Control contrast. and blues more purple. Mode II is the preferred choice for photos that will be extensively processed or retouched. If the application supports color management. Mode II is adapted to the Adobe RGB color space. greens more blue. Negative values make reds more purple. Choose Moderate for less saturated colors. • Color mode: Control color reproduction. which supports a wider gamut of colors than sRGB. Default setting: ±0. Higher settings preserve detail in misty landscapes and other low-contrast subjects. Enhanced for more vivid colors. Choose Ia for portrait shots and IIIa for nature or landscape shots. 123). low settings for softer outlines. ViewNX (supplied) and Capture NX (available separately. After adjusting settings. Photos taken in modes Ia and IIIa are adapted to the sRGB color space and are suited for printing or use “as is. tone compensation. Choose Custom to select a user-defined tone curve created using Camera Control Pro 2 or Camera Control Pro (both available separately. Use a type G or D lens for best results. blues more green. 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). 123) display colors correctly even if the correct color space is not selected. Choose high settings for sharp outlines. choose the Adobe RGB color space when opening photos taken in mode II.” with no further modification. Default setting: Ia (sRBG). 80 Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu . “Auto” Results for auto image sharpening.Customizing Image Enhancement Options: Custom Select Custom to make separate adjustments to the following options. See the software instruction manual for details.

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

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

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

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

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

or when a photograph is taken in quick-response remote mode ( 38). 38). The beep will not sound when Off is selected. 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. 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. when it is off ( 5). while the release timer is counting down in selftimer and delayed remote modes ( 37. 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). The current setting is shown in the control panel: is displayed when the beep is on. including settings not affected by a two-button reset ( 44). 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. select Full for CSM/Setup menu: 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Option Exposure comp. 1: Beep (All Modes) At the default setting of On.Custom Settings Custom Settings are used to customize camera settings to suit individual preferences. See the Appendix ( 134) for a complete list of default settings.

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

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

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. This option is not available in mode M. Displayed when no memory card is inserted. S. the default option) or / EV (1/2 step). 11: Exposure Comp. exposure compensation is set by pressing the button and rotating the main command dial ( 54). The default option is Off. 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. aperture. Mode Menu Guide / Custom Settings 89 . Displayed when the battery is low.8: Grid Display (All Modes) Select On to display grid lines in the viewfinder to assist in framing photographs ( 6). No warnings are displayed when Off is selected. Select On to set exposure compensation using only a command dial. the 0 at the center of the exposure display will blink even when exposure compensation is set to ±0. (P. 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). and M Modes Only) If Off (the default option) is selected. 10: EV Step (All Modes) Choose whether adjustments to shutter speed. A.

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

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

button is described below. Matrix metering is activated while the FUNC.required when the shutter-releaseash will poppressed as button is halfway. and M modes. button and rotate the main command dial to turn the grid display in the viewfinder on and off ( 89). FV Lock This feature is used to lock flash output. Spot metering is activated while the FUNC. S. or SB-R200 flash unit is used. press the flash. . the fl up au2 tomaticallyash. . 94). S. In P. A. FV Lock Both the FUNC. button and rotate the main command dial to select AF area mode ( 87). Press the FUNC. Press the FUNC. A. and the AE-L/AF-L button can be used for FV lock. and modes. Raise the fl In . button is pressed. button to raise the 92 Menu Guide / Custom Settings . Built-in flash and optional Speedlights turn off while the FUNC. button is pressed. 1 Select FV lock for Custom Setting 16 (FUNC button). choose FV lock for Custom Setting 18 (AE-L/AF-L. button is pressed (P. Press the FUNC. flash value locks when the FUNC. SB-400.16: FUNC Button (All Modes) Choose the function performed by the FUNC. button is pressed ( 93). S. button and rotate the main command dial to choose between normal and wide center AF areas ( 87). button is pressed (P. SB-600. Center-weighted metering is activated while the FUNC. FV lock using the FUNC. S. to use the AE-L/AF-L button. A. and M modes only). If the built-in flash or an optional SB-800. 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. A. and M modes only). button is pressed (P. preventing the flash level from changing between shots or while recomposing photographs. Press again to cancel FV lock. and M modes only). button. Flash output is adjusted automatically for any changes in ISO sensitivity or aperture.

the control panel backlight (LCD illuminator) will turn on only when the power switch is rotated to . rest of the way down to shoot. FV lock can be used with remote SB-800. flash group A. button to release FV lock and confirm that the icon no longer displayed in viewfinder. 96). Press the button. 17: Illumination (All Modes) If Off (the default option) is selected.subject in the 3 Position thebutton halfway center of the frame and press the shutter-release to focus. 5 Recompose the photograph. Set the Speedlight to TTL mode (the SB-800 can also be used in AA mode. Check that the flash-ready indicator ( ) is displayed in the viewfinder. 95). If On is selected. Flash a monitor prefllocked the output will be at this level and a flash-value lock icon will appear in the viewfinder. additional pictures can lock. SB-400 and SB-R200 Speedlights (available separately). 7 Pressisthe FUNC. the backlight will remain on while the exposure meters are active (note that this will increase the drain on the battery). Using FV Lock with Optional Speedlights FV lock is also available with SB-800. SB-600. While FV lock is in effect. 6 Press the shutter-release button thebe taken without releasing FV If desired. FV lock is only available if TTL (the default setting) is selected for Custom Setting 22 (Built-in flash. or flash group B is in TTL mode. Using FV Lock with the Built-in Flash When the built-in flash is used alone. or (b) a flash group is composed entirely of SB-800 Speedlights in TTL or AA mode. Menu Guide / Custom Settings 93 . or SB-R200 flash units if (a) any of the built-in flash. SB-600. see the Speedlight manual for details). When Commander mode is selected for Custom Setting 22 (Built-in flash.appropriate flash level. flash output will automatically be adjusted for changes in Speedlight zoom head position. The flash will emit ash to 4 determineFUNC.

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

1/4 1/8 1/16 1/32 1/64 1/128 Options available for “Times” 2 2–5 2–10 2–10. The options available depend on the option selected for Output. The number of times the flash fires per second. the actual number of flashes emitted may be less than selected. Note that depending on shutter speed and the option selected for Freq.. 35 Output Menu Guide / Custom Settings 95 . Description Choose flash output (expressed as a fraction of full power). and M Modes Only) Choose a flash control mode for the built-in flash. 22: Built-in Flash (P. 20 ˚C/68 ˚F). 25 2–10. Choose the number of times the flash fires at the selected output. Option Output Times Freq. S. 25. up or down to change. 30. No monitor preflash is emitted. Manual: The flash fires at the level selected in the menu shown at right. 20.. 15. 15 2–10. TTL (default): Flash output is adjusted automatically in response to shooting conditions.21: AF Area Illumination (All Modes) At the default setting of Auto. 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. Repeating flash: The flash fires repeatedly while the shutter is open. the active focus area is highlighted in the viewfinder as need to establish contrast with the background. At full power. the built-in flash has a Guide Number of 13/42 (m/ft. although it may be difficult to see against the background. producing a strobe-light effect. A. 20. If Off is selected. ISO 100. If On is selected. the focus area will always be highlighted. 15. the focus area is not highlighted. Press the multi selector left or right to highlight the following options.

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

Although there is no limit on the number of remote flash units that may be used. Note that the maxiat which the remote be placed may vary with shooting conditions.is for Built-in flash > raised so that monitor preflashes will be emitted. including the built-in flash. or less Wireless remote sensors on flash units should face camera. An SG-3IR is required for best results with rear-curtain sync. To prevent timing flashes emitted by the built-in flash from appearing in photographs taken at short range. the practical maximum is three. take a test shot and view the results in the camera monitor. after 9 Focusfland shootare lit. Note that even if 8 -Pressselectedbutton to raise the Mode.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). 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). the built-in flash must be . which produces brighter timing flashes. Compose the flash units as 6 mum distanceshot and arrange the flash units canshown below. the light emitted by the remote flash units will interfere with performance. the built-in flash. With more than this number.5 Press OK. 60°–30° 10 m/33 ft. as this may interfere with exposure. Flash compensation ( 55) is added to the flash output for all flash units. all the remote flash units on and 7 TurnSpeedlight instruction manuals forset them to the channel selected in Step 4. See the details. or less 30° or less Camera (built-in flash) 30° or less 5 m/16 ft. or less 60°–30° 5 m/16 ft. After positioning the remote flash units. Menu Guide / Custom Settings 97 . choose low ISO sensitivities and small apertures (large f-numbers) or use an optional SG-3IR infrared panel for the built-in flash.

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

Choose shorter times for longer battery life. The default option is Off. Choose a shorter meter-off delay for longer battery life. Regardless of the setting chosen. reducing camera shake in situations in which the least camera movement could result in blurred photographs (for example.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). Delay Mode (All Modes) Select On to delay shutter release until about 0. The default setting is one minute. The default setting is 10 s.4 s after the shutterrelease button is pressed. microscope photography). 31: Exp. 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 . 29: Self-Timer (All Modes) Choose the length of the shutter-release delay in self-timer mode ( 37). the exposure meters remain on for ten minutes when the camera is powered by an optional EH-5/EH-5a AC adapter.

Insert fresh batteries. batteries may cease to function before their expiry date. Select when using FR6 lithium AA batteries. Shutter release disabled. 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. Option LR6 (AA alkaline) (default) HR6 (AA Ni-MH) FR6 (AA lithium) ZR6 (AA Ni-Mn) Description Select when using LR6 alkaline AA batteries. The camera shows the level of AA batteries as follows: Control panel Viewfinder – Description Batteries fully charged. Select when using ZR6 nickel-manganese AA batteries. Fewer pictures can be taken with AA batteries than with EN-EL3e batteries. due to their performance characteristics and limited capacity. Ready fresh batteries. Low battery. match the option selected in this menu to the type of batteries inserted in the battery pack. in some cases.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. (blinks) (blinks) 100 Menu Guide / Custom Settings . There is no need to adjust this option when using EN-EL3e batteries. alkaline and nickel-manganese batteries should only be used when no other alternative is available. Using AA Batteries EN-EL3e batteries are recommended for best performance. Select when using HR6 NiMH AA batteries.

(the illustration shows the as shown at right items listed when the playback menu is selected). Option Simple (default) Full My menu Description Display only basic options in the Custom Settings ( 86) and setup menus (see above).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). setup. shooting. The following options are available when To display the following options. Custom Settings. Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu 101 . Display only selected options in the playback. See “Using Camera Menus” ( 9) for more information on using the menus. 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. To choose menu items for display with My menu: menu and press 1 Highlight Mywill be displayed. and retouch menus. Other menus list all options. CSM / Setup Menu Choose the options displayed in the menus. Display all options in all menus. the multi selector right. 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. menu names A list of Highlight menu The items in the selected 2 menu willabe listedname and press OK. The CSM / Setup menu item in the setup menu can not be selected.

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

The camera clock is autosaving time matically advanced or set back one hour. and year are disformat played. Set the clock to the correct date and time. 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. rechargeable power source. day.01.World Time Set the camera clock to the current date and time. Reset the clock regularly for acDate curate time keeping.00:00:00. Set the camera clock ( 14). Option LCD Brightness Adjust monitor brightness between –2 (darkest) and +2 (brightest). If flashes in the control panel. Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu 103 .01. Video Mode Choose NTSC when connecting the camera to an NTSC television or VCR. Choose PAL when connecting the camera to a PAL video device. Two days of charging will power the clock for about one month. which is charged as necessary when the main battery is installed or the camera is powered by an optional EH-5/ EH-5a AC adapter. the clock battery is exhausted and the clock has been reset to a time starting at 2006. The camera clock will automatically be Time zone reset to the time in the selected zone. Date Choose the order in which the month. Description Choose the time zone. Daylight Turn daylight saving time on or off.

Highlight this option and press the multi selector to the right to toggle the check mark on or off. press . Comments can be up to thirty-six characters long. Name area: Comment appears here. To move cursor. • Attach comment: A comment is added to all photographs taken while this option is checked. Choose MTP/PTP when connecting to a PictBridge printer or using Camera Control Pro 2 or Camera Control Pro (both available separately). Image Comment Add a comment to photographs as they are taken. Any additional characters will be deleted. Press OK to save changes and return to the image comment menu. 123). 104 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu . press select. • Input comment: The following dialog will be displayed.USB Choose a USB option for connection to a computer or PictBridge printer. press button and use multi selector. Input a comment as described below. Image Comment to Keyboard area: Use multi selector to highlight letters. To delete the character at the current cursor position. Comments can be viewed in ViewNX (supplied) or Capture NX (available separately. or press to exit without changing the comment. • Done: Save changes and return to the setup menu. See “Connecting to a Computer” for information on selecting a USB option for use with Nikon Transfer ( 67).

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

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

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

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. * The following orientations are recorded: Landscape (wide) orientation Camera rotated 90 ° clockwise Camera rotated 90 ° counter-clockwise * In continuous mode ( 36). even if camera orientation is changed during shooting.Firmware Version View the current camera firmware version. 123). orientation recorded for first shot applies to all images in same burst. 108 Menu Guide / Basic Camera Settings: The Setup Menu . allowing them to be rotated automatically during playback ( 61) or when viewed in ViewNX (supplied) or Capture NX (available separately. Choose this option when taking photographs with the lens pointing up or down.

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

Press OK to copy the photograph and return to the retouch menu or full-frame playback. † * Photos can also be highlighted using command dials: main command dial moves cursor horizontally. 2 Display selection screen. Before After Press the multi selector up or down to choose the amount of correction performed.To copy photos from the retouch menu: 1 Highlight menu item. press and hold button. Retouching Photographs The D80 may be unable to display or retouch photographs that were created with other models of camera or that have been modified using a computer or other device. sub-command dial moves cursor vertically. making it ideal for dark or back-lit photographs. 3 Highlight photo. button. 110 Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu . † To exit to playback mode without creating modified copy. * 4 Display retouch options. press D-Lighting D-lighting brightens shadows. The effect can be previewed in the edit display. To view selected picture full frame.

960 × 720.440. No copy will be created if the camera is unable to detect red eye. or right to view areas of image not visible in monitor.920. check the preview thoroughly before proceeding. area currently visible in monitor is indicated by yellow border. down. left. cropped copies created from JPEG photos (JPEG Fine.560 × 1. left. If the camera detects red eye in the selected photograph. or 640 × 480 pixels in size. Press multi selector up. or right to view areas of image not visible in monitor. to increase. and JPEG Basic) have the same image quality as the original. press multi selector up. down. Depending on the size of the crop. Keep multi selector pressed to scroll rapidly to other areas of frame. While photo is zoomed in. Save the area currently visible in the monitor as a separate file and return to the retouch menu or full-frame playback. a copy will be created that has been processed to reduce its effects. To create a cropped copy of the selected image: To Reduce or increase size of crop View other areas of image Create copy Use / Description Press to reduce crop size. JPEG Normal. View other areas of image Create copy Trim Choosing this option displays the selected image full frame as shown below. NEF (RAW) + JPEG Fine. 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. Navigation window is displayed while / button or multi selector is pressed. to zoom out. Confirm the effects of redeye correction and create a corrected copy as described in the following table. Red-eye correction is available only with photographs taken using the flash. Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu 111 . 1. the copy may be 2. To Zoom in and out Use / Description Press to zoom in.920 × 1. and NEF (RAW) + JPEG Basic) have an image quality of JPEG Fine.Red-Eye Correction Selecting this option displays a preview image as shown below.280 × 960. NEF (RAW) + JPEG Normal. 1. Trim: Image Quality and Size Copies created from NEF (RAW) or NEF (RAW)+JPEG photos (NEF (RAW).

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

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

press and hold the button. To create a RAW image. The previewindialog shownmenu and pressdisplayed selector at right will be with Image 1 highlighted.0. choose an image quality of NEF (RAW). selecting 0.5 cuts gain in half. The default value is 1. Press left or highlight 6 Steps the multi selectorsecondright toand adjustImage 2.0 doubles gain.0. Repeat 2–5 to select the photo gain. all options are available). while selecting 2.Image Overlay Image overlay combines two existing RAW photographs to create a single picture that is saved separately from the originals. The effects of gain are visible in the Preview column. 114 Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu . A picture selection dialog will be displayed. before creating an overlay.to the preview display. image will the overlay by pressing 5 Optimize exposure forthe gain for image 1 fromthe multi selector up or down to select between 0. set image quality and size ( 33.1 and 2. Image overlay the retouch the multi 1 Highlightright. To viewright highlighted photograph full graph in the frame. 2 Press OK. multi selector left or to highlight the first photo3 Press the the overlay. The new picture is saved at current image quality and size settings. to select the image and return 4 Press OK The selected highlightedappear as Image 1.

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

in contrast.6 × 15. is 23. THE USE OF NON-NIKON ACCESSORIES COULD DAMAGE YOUR CAMERA AND MAY VOID YOUR NIKON WARRANTY. The size of the area exposed by the D80. See our web sites or product catalogs for up-to-date information on accessories for the D80. Battery packs Flash units (Speedlights) Viewfinder accessories Lenses Batteries ML-L3 remote control AC adapters Filters MC-DC1 remote cord 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. The approximate focal length of lenses for the D80 in 35mm format can be calculated by multiplying the focal length of the lens by about 1.5 times that of the D80. 116 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories . meaning that the picture angle of a 35mm camera is approximately 1.6 × 15. Picture Angle and Focal Length The size of the area exposed by a 35mm camera is 36 × 24 mm.8 mm.8 mm) Picture angle (35mm format) Picture angle (D80) Lens f-number The f-number given in lens names is the maximum aperture of the lens. Picture size (35mm format) (36 × 24 mm) Lens Picture diagonal Picture size (D80) (23.5.Technical Notes Optional Accessories One advantage of digital SLR cameras is the wide variety of accessories they support.

electronic analog exposure display. Spot metering meters selected focus area. With maximum effective aperture of f/5. IX Nikkor CPU lenses can not be used. 5. can be used in horizontal • Reflex-NIKKOR (electronic rangefinder can not orientation once attached) * be used) • Auto Extension Ring* PK-11A/12/13. • AF-S: 80–200 mm f/2. 500 mm 35–70 mm f/2.8D ED II. 600 mm f/4D ED II*. .8D ED.5 <New>.8G ED (autofocus not supported) 8. Electronic rangefinder can not be used when shifting or tilting lens. AI-modified NIKKOR. AF-I Nikkor PC-Micro Nikkor 85mm f/2.6 or faster. 7. Except where otherwise noted. used when shifting or tilting lens) Technical Notes / Optional Accessories 117 . 600 mm f/4D ED* minimum range. or AF 80–200 mm f/2. Aperture must be adjusted manually via the lens aperture ring and the camera autofocus system. 500 mm f/4D ED*. and TTL flash control can not be used. Focus manually using image ED.8D ED. A ✔ — ✔ ✔ ✔ Metering M ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ . • AI-. 500 mm f/4D ED*. 200 mm f/2G ED. 300 mm f/2. 300 mm f/2.Lenses CPU lenses (particularly type G and D lenses) are recommended for use with the D80.8G ED in viewfinder as guide. • AF-S Micro VR: 105 mm f/2. M ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ • AF-S NIKKOR VR: 400 mm f/2. f/4D ED* 4. * Autofocus not available with AF-S teleconverter TC-17E II/TC-20E II. metering. P.8D ED.8D ED. Selecting another mode disables the shutter release.8G ED. S. Non-CPU Lenses The non-CPU lenses listed below may be used. 400 mm f/2. 400 mm f/2. ED* 2.6 or faster. 200–400 mm f/4G focus when in-focus indicator is displayed. 3. 600 mm lens is shifted and/or tilted or aperture is not at maximum. 500 mm f/4G ED*. image on matter screen in viewfinder may not be in • AF-S VR: 70–200 mm f/2. Vibration Reduction (VR) supported with VR lenses.8. Aperture ring CPU lens Camera setting Lens/accessory Type G or D AF Nikkor 2. but only when the camera is in mode M. AF-S.8 is zoomed while focusing at f/4D ED II*.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 rangefinder) ✔ ✔4 ✔6 ✔7 ✔8 Type D lens Mode Digital Vari Program.5–4.8D ED. PN-11 * Electronic rangefinder can be used if maximum ef• PC-NIKKOR (electronic rangefinder can not be fective aperture is f/5. Type G lenses are not equipped with a lens aperture ring.8G ED.6 or faster. AF 300 mm f/4D ED*. If AF 28–85 mm f/3. 600 mm f/4G 1. AF 28–85 mm f/3. With maximum aperture of f/5. or Nikon Series E lenses • AI-type teleconverter * • Medical-NIKKOR 120 mm f/4 (can only be used • Bellows Focusing Attachment PB-6 (attach in at shutter speeds slower than 1/60 s) vertical orientation. CPU lenses can be identified by the presence of CPU contacts. Camera exposure metering and flash control may not function when • AF-I: 300 mm f/2. Compatible with the following lenses: 6. the electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a maximum aperture of f/5. type G and D lenses by a letter on the lens barrel. 300 mm f/2.5–4. 400 mm f/2.8D ED II.5.6 or faster. ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ 1 The following CPU lenses can be used with the D80.

35 mm AF-S DX 17–55 mm f/2.8D ED • AF-S DX 17–55 mm f/2. 35 mm 200 mm f/3.5D ED • AF-S DX 18–70 mm f/3. 1.5–5. 1. 3 in. 1200 mm f/11) • Fisheye (6 mm f/5.5–4. 3 in.8D ED • AF VR 80–400 mm f/4.5 (serial numbers 280001–300490) • AF-Nikkor lenses for the F3AF (AF 80mm f/2. range 20 mm 1. The built-in flash can also be used with compatible non-CPU lenses with a focal length of 18–200 mm.5 m / 4 ft. 3 in. 3. AI-S 35–70 mm f/4: at 35mm zoom position. 35 mm 24 mm 35 mm 50 mm 200 mm 250 mm. the following lenses may block the AF-assist illuminator and interfere with autofocus when lighting is poor: • AF-S DX 12–24 mm f/4G ED • AF-S 17–35 mm f/2. Lens AF 20–35 mm f/2. 2. 11 in. 3 in.8G ED. The flash may be unable to light the entire subject with the following lenses at ranges less than those given below: Lens Zoom position 20 mm AF-S DX 12–24 mm f/4G ED 24 mm 24 mm AF-S 17–35 mm f/2. 2 in.5 m / 4 ft.5 m / 8 ft. 1. use at ranges of 1 m (3 ft.8D ED • AF 28–200 mm f/3.5– 24 mm 4.6D ED • AF-S VR Micro 105 mm f/2. 10 in.0 m / 3 ft. AI and AI-S 200 mm f/2 ED lenses can not be used. range 2.0 m / 3 ft. 3 in.6G • AF 20–35 mm f/2. 11 in.5 • Old-model Reflex 1000 mm f/6. AF Teleconverter TC-16) • PC 28 mm f/4 (serial number 180900 or earlier) • PC 35 mm f/2. 2. 3 in. 3 in.5.6G ED AF-S 28–70 mm f/2.5–5.5G ED • AF 24–85 mm f/2. 3 in.0 m / 3 ft.5–5. 1.Incompatible Non-CPU Lenses and Accessories The following non-CPU lenses and accessories can NOT be used: • AF Teleconverter TC-16A • Non-AI lenses • Lenses that require the Focusing Unit AU-1 (400 mm f/4.0 m / 3 ft. OP 10 mm f/5.6) • 2.5–5. 1. 800 mm f/8.8 (serial numbers 851001–906200) • Old-model PC 35 mm f/3.1 cm f/4 • Extension Ring K2 • 180–600 mm f/8 ED (serial numbers 174041–174180) • 360–1200 mm f/11 ED (serial numbers 174031–174127) • 200–600 mm f/9. AI-modified.0 m / 6 ft.) or more • AI. AI-modified 85–250 mm f/4: use at 135mm or above 118 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories . 1.8G ED AF-S VR 24–120 mm f/3.0 m / 3 ft. 8 mm f/8.8D ED 28 mm. AI 25–50 mm f/4.6D • AF-S 28–70 mm f/2.5–5.0 m / 3 ft.5–4. 24 mm 1.8G ED • AF-S 80–200 mm f/2. 300 mm 1.0 m / 3 ft. Restrictions apply with the following lenses: • AI-S 25–50 mm f/4.8–4D • AF-S VR 24–120 mm f/3. 3 in.5D ED AF-S DX 18–70 mm 18 mm f/3. 11 in.5.0 m / 6 ft. 1.3 • Reflex 1000 mm f/11 (serial numbers 142361–143000) • Reflex 2000 mm f/11 (serial numbers 200111–200310) AF-Assist Illumination/Red-Eye Reduction AF-assist illumination is not available with the following lenses: • AF-S NIKKOR 14–24mm f/2.). 1.5 ED. the flash will be unable to light the entire subject at all ranges.8D ED • AF-S VR 70–200 mm f/2.5–5. 7 in. 3 in.0 m / 9 ft.6G ED • AF 24–120 mm f/3.0 m / 3 ft.5G ED AF-S DX 18–135 mm 18 mm f/3.8G ED • AF-S 24–85 mm f/3. 3 in.6G ED When used with the AF-S NIKKOR 14–24 mm f/2.6G ED AF-S DX VR 18– 24 mm.5 m / 4 ft. 600 mm f/5.6G ED • AF Micro 70–180 mm f/4.5–4.8.8D ED AF-S VR 200–400 mm f/4G ED Zoom position Min.0 m / 3 ft. 1. 11 in.5 m / 4 ft.8G ED • AF Micro 200 mm f/4D ED Lenses that block the subject’s view of the AF-assist illuminator can interfere with red-eye reduction.5–5.6. The Built-in Flash The built-in flash can be used with CPU lenses with focal lengths of 18 – 300 mm. 7 in. 1.8G ED • AF 18–35 mm f/3. AF 200mm f/3.0 m / 3 ft. and AI-S ED 50–300 mm f/4.8D AF-S NIKKOR 24–70 mm f/2.5–5.6. 3 in.8G ED • AF 80–200 mm f/2.8D • AF-S NIKKOR 24–70mm f/2. AF 18–35 mm f/3. 1.5G ED • AF-S DX VR 18–200 mm f/3.6D ED • AF-S VR 200 mm f/2G ED • AF-S VR 200–400 mm f/4G ED At ranges under 1 m (3 ft.5–5.8G ED 28 mm 35 mm Min.5–4.

20 °C/68 °F). ensuring that the illuminating angle is adjusted in accord with lens focal length and have both a built-in wide panel that can be used for an angle of 14 mm (the SB-800 also supports 17 mm) and an illuminator that can be used when adjusting settings in the dark.6 (35mm zoom head position).42 ÷ 5. contact a Nikon-authorized service representative for more information. The accessory shoe is equipped with a safety lock for Speedlights with a locking pin.5 feet) at f/5. The built-in flash will not fire when an optional Speedlight is attached. the SB-800 and SB-600 respectively have ranges of about 6. SB-600. Negative voltages or voltages over 250 V applied to the accessory shoe could not only prevent normal operation. The SB-800 and SB-600 support auto power zoom (24–105 mm and 24–85 mm. (ISO 100. For example. SB-600 and SB-400. Before using a Nikon Speedlight not listed in this section. and the SB-800 can be rotated 7 ° below the horizontal.8 and 5. SB-800. Technical Notes / Optional Accessories 119 . respectively). flash accessories can be connected via a sync cable. its range at an aperture of f/5. the D80 supports the advanced Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS).3 and 17. Before attaching an optional flash unit.4 meters (22. 30/98 (35mm zoom head position).3 meters (or in feet. including i-TTL flash control ( 141). With the built-in flash in commander mode. With Guide Numbers of 38 and 30. The flash head can be rotated through 90 ° above the horizontal for bounce-flash or close-up photography. such as the SB-800. and 21/69 respectively (m/ft. FV lock (locks flash level.6 or about 2. divide the Guide Number by the aperture. 92). remove the accessory shoe cover.Optional Flash Units (Speedlights) Use the accessory shoe to mount optional flash units directly on the camera without a sync cable. The SB-800 and SB-600 can also be rotated 180 ° left. When used with compatible flash units such as the optional SB-800 and SB-600 Speedlights or SB-R200 wireless remote Speedlight. The AS-15 Accessory Shoe Adapter When the AS-15 accessory shoe adapter (available separately) is mounted on the camera accessory shoe. SB-600. the built-in flash has a Guide Number of 13 m or 42 ft. 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). but damage the sync circuitry of the camera or flash. and SB-400 Speedlights These high-performance Speedlights have Guide Numbers of 38/125 (35mm zoom head position).6 = about 7. See the Speedlight manual for details. 20 °C/68 °F). the D80 can be used to control remote SB-800. Use Only Nikon Flash Accessories Use only Nikon Speedlights. and 90 ° right.5 ft).6 is 13 ÷ 5. ISO 100. and SB-R200 flash units.

or mounted on the camera lens using the SX-1 attachment for remote control and close-up i-TTL photography. SB-27 2. SB-22S. SB-28. Non-TTL auto is selected flash units. 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 Advanced Wireless Lighting Commander Remote SB-800 SB-600 SB-400 SB-800 SU-800 1 SB-800 SB-600 SB-R200 ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ — — — — ✔4 ✔6 ✔5 ✔5 — — — — — ✔5 ✔5 ✔4 — — — — — — — ✔ — ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ — — — ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ — — — — ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ — — — — ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ — ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ — — — — ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ — — — — — ✔ ✔ ✔ — — — — — ✔ ✔ ✔ 1. placed on an AS-20 Speedlight stand. SB-16B. If they are set to TTL. the SBR200 servers as a remote flash when the built-in flash is in commander mode. SLR is used. Use Speedlight controls to select flash mode. When mounted on D80. The following features are available with CLS-compatible flash units: Speedlight Flash mode/feature i-TTL2. Use Speedlight controls to select flash mode. the camera shutter-release button will lock and no photographs can be taken. 105 mm. 2. Speedlight SB-80DX. Although it can not be mounted directly on the accessory shoe. Options shown are only available when SU-800 is used to control other 4. ter release is disabled. SB-24 A Non-TTL auto ✔ M Manual ✔ RPT Repeating flash ✔ REAR Rear-curtain sync ✔ SB-50DX. The following Speedlights can be used in non-TTL auto and manual modes. flash mode is automatically set to TTL and shut70–180 mm). 120 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories . 5. Non-TTL 3.auto is selected automatically if non-CPU lens is attached. 20 °C/68 °F). Auto aperture is selected automatically if CPU lens is attached. automatically when a non-CPU lens is attached. SB-28DX. lected with Speedlight. ISO 100. SB-22. or 2. Otherwise i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash for Digital 6. SB-20. SB-15 ✔ ✔ — ✔ 1. Autofocus is available only with AF-Micro lenses (60 mm. SB-29 1 SB-21B1. SB-23.SB-R200 Wireless Remote Speedlight This high-performance wireless remote Speedlight has a Guide Number of 10/32 (m/ft. Standard i-TTL for Digital SLR is used with spot metering or when se. Set Speedlight to A (non-TTL auto) mode. The SB-R200 can be hand-held. SB-29s 1 — ✔ — ✔ SB-30. It can also be controlled using an optional SB-800 Speedlight or SU-800 wireless Speedlight commander. SB-25. CPU lens required. Flash mode SB-26.

correct exposure may not be achieved in i-TTL mode. in daylight. If the flash-ready indicator blinks for about three seconds after a photograph is taken. or SB-400 Speedlight is attached. S. If an optional Speedlight is attached with the camera in a Digital Vari-Program mode. i-TTL flash control can be used at ISO sensitivities between 100 and 1600. the maximum value for aperture will be the maximum aperture of the lens.1 7. The following flash modes are available: • P. When an SC-series 17. . If AUTO is selected for ISO sensitivity in Digital Vari-Program modes or On is selected for Custom Setting 7 (ISO Auto) in P. Auto with red-eye reduction becomes red-eye reduction. SB-28DX. SB-600. the flash has fired at full power and the photograph may be underexposed. If Auto FP High Speed Sync is used. the flash will fire whenever a photograph is taken. We recommend that you choose spot metering to select standard i-TTL flash control. and off becomes slow sync.7 7. A.Notes on Optional Speedlights Refer to the Speedlight manual for detailed instructions. ISO sensitivity will be adjusted for optimal flash output when an optional SB-800. This may result in foreground subjects being underexposed in photographs taken with the flash at slow shutter speeds.5 9 9. . . 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. from 200 to 400). refer to the section on CLS-compatible digital SLR cameras. or M mode. In the following modes. use the flash panel or bounce adapter provided with the Speedlight.3 5.1 7. and modes: Fill flash and red-eye reduction. Take a test shot and view the results in the monitor. and SB-50DX manuals. the camera AF assist illuminator is used for AF-assist illumination and red-eye reduction.5 10 11 11 For each one-step increase in sensitivity (e.2 4.8 5 5.7 7. . Do not use other panels such as diffusion panels. Auto power zoom is available only with SB-800 and SB-600 Speedlights. With other Speedlights..g. 28. or against a bright background. the shutter will synchronize with an external flash at speeds of ½00 s or slower. 5.6 6 6. aperture is stopped down by half an f/stop. . In i-TTL mode. . mode: Auto slow sync becomes slow sync. or 29 sync cable is used for off-camera flash photography. auto slow sync with red-eye reduction becomes slow • sync with red-eye reduction. . 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-400 also provide red-eye reduction. SB-600. Higher values may not produce the desired results at some ranges or apertures. . The D80 is not included in the “digital SLR” category in the SB-80DX.6 8 P. Technical Notes / Optional Accessories 121 .3 6.3 6. as this may produce incorrect exposure. Choose a flash mode other than slow sync or choose a larger aperture. Fill flash is automatically selected if the flash mode is set to off or auto when an optional Speedlight is attached. If the maximum aperture of the lens is smaller than given above. . If the Speedlight supports the Creative Lighting System.6 8 8. .5 4.6 6 6.

4 GB *† 128 MB. • Nikon filters can be divided into three types: screw-in.0 to +1. 128 MB. B12). • Do not touch the card terminals with your fingers or metal objects. 1 GB. If card will be used with card reader ports 2 GB and 4 GB cards.5. ND4. Use diopter adjustment lenses only if the desired focus can not be achieved with the built in diopter adjustment control (–2. turn the camera off. Approved Memory Cards The following SD memory cards have been tested and approved for use in the D80. ND2S. check that device supports SDHC. high levels of humidity. O56. 512 MB. +1. 128 MB. 2 GB * Professional: 1 GB.Other Accessories • Diopter adjustment viewfinder lenses: Lenses are available with diopters of –5. –3. –1.0 m–1).4 lens at infinity. X1. regardless of speed. 2 GB *. • DK-21M magnifying eyepiece: Increases viewfinder magnification to approximately 1. 2 GB * Panasonic 64 MB. Do not remove memory cards from the camera. Test diopter adjustment lenses before purchase to ensure that the desired focus can be achieved. 1 GB. water. other filters may interfere with autofocus or electronic range finding. eyepiece • DG-2 magnifier: Magnify the scene displayed in the center of the viewfinder for close-up accessories photography. Use Nikon filters. +2. 4 GB *† * If card will be used with card reader or other device. Memory Cards • Format memory cards in the camera before first use. • The NC and L37C filters are recommended for protecting the lens. –4. 1 GB. 256 MB. Eyepiece adapter required (available separately). A2.10 × Viewfinder (50 mm f/1. Failure to observe these precautions could result in loss of data or in damage to the camera or card. 0. or copied to a computer. X0. allowing the image in the viewfinder to be viewed from above when the camera is in portrait orientation. ND8S. or remove or disconnect the power source during formatting or while data are being recorded. B8. or direct sunlight. and rear-interchange. C-PL. Y48. • Center-weighted metering is recommended with filters with exposure factors (filter factors) over 1 × (Y44. Use the C-PL circular polarizing filter instead. Contact the manufacturer for details on the above cards. drop. • DR-6 right-angle viewing attachment: The DR-6 attaches at a right angle to the viewfinder eyepiece. telephoto lenses. copying. or subject to strong physical shocks. 512 MB. A12. Y52. 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. 4 GB *† Lexar Platinum II: 512 MB. and +3 m–1. ND400. check that device sup. deleted. 2 GB *. Failure to observe this precaution could damage the card. 1 GB.† SDHC compliant. 122 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories . All cards of the designated make and capacity can be used. 256 MB. +0. • Turn the power off before inserting or removing memory cards. 1 GB. • Do not expose to heat. SanDisk 64 MB. 2 GB *. B2. 256 MB. • DK-22 eyepiece adapter: Attach the DG-2 magnifier to the D80. ND8. and other tasks that require added precision. ND4S. Operation is not guaranteed with other makes of card. 128 MB. 512 MB. 512 MB. • Do not apply force to the card casing. slip-in. –2.0 m–1). R60. 256 MB. 2 GB * Toshiba 64 MB. • The D80 can not be used with linear polarizing filters. or other device. • Do not bend.

Power sources • MC-DC1 remote cord: Prevents blur caused by camera shake and features a shutter-release button lock for long time-exposures. When connecting the MC-DC1. viewfinder screen. Note: The D80 is also supported under Camera Control Pro version 1. • BF-1A Body Cap: The BF-1A keeps the mirror. To prevent water from entering the camera. open the remote cord connector cover and insert the cord as shown. EN-EL3a and EN-EL3 batteries can not be used. Be sure to update to the latest version. Ni-MH. Up to date information is available at Nikon websites or from our latest product catalogs. • Camera Control Pro 2: Control the camera remotely from a computer and save photographs Software directly to the computer hard disk. and an AE-L/AF-L button for ease of use when taking photographs in tall (portrait) orientation. and low-pass filter free of dust when a lens is not in place. Capture NX and Camera Control Pro automatically checks for updates if an Internet connection is detected at startup. the following accessories were available for the D80. • Capture NX: A complete photo editing package with support for RAW images.1. • MB-D80 Multi-Power battery pack: The MB-D80 takes one or two rechargeable Nikon EN-EL3e Li-ion batteries or six AA alkaline. 35° • EH-5/EH-5a AC adapter: Use to power the camera for extended periods. • EN-EL3e rechargeable Li-ion battery: Additional EN-EL3e batteries are available from local retailers and Nikon service representatives.Accessories for the D80 At the time of writing. or nickel-manganese batteries. Body cap Technical Notes / Optional Accessories 123 . Use the latest version. keep the remote cord connector cover Remote closed when not in use. When attaching the MB-D80.0 and later. 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. The ML-L3 uses a 3 V CR2025 battery. remove the camera battery cover as shown at right. main and sub-command dials. It is equipped with a shutter-release button. lithium.

turn the camera off. 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. The Control Panel In rare cases. If using an aerosol blower. well-ventilated area. Important: Dust or other foreign matter inside the camera may cause damage not covered under warranty. store the camera in a dry. static electricity may cause the control panel to brighten or darken. Do not apply pressure. To remove fingerprints and other stains. Remove dust and lint with a blower. To prevent mold or mildew. Monitor wipe the surface lightly with a soft cloth or chamois leather. The Monitor Should the monitor break. Remove dust and lint with Lens. then wipe gently with a soft. 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. These elements are made of glass and are easily damaged. remove the battery. apply a small amount of lens cleaner to a soft cloth and clean with care. dry area with the terminal cover in place. 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.Caring for the Camera Storage When the camera will not be used for an extended period. and store the battery in a cool. After using the camera at the beach or seaside. as this could result in damage or malfunction. wipe off sand or salt with a cloth lightly dampCamera body ened in distilled water and dry thoroughly. replace the monitor cover. and the display will soon return to normal. 124 Technical Notes / Caring for the Camera . This does not indicate a malfunction. When removing fingerprints and other stains. mirror. such as televisions or radios • are exposed to temperatures above 50 ˚C/122 ˚F (for example. dry cloth. keep the can vertical to prevent the discharge of and viewfinder liquid. a blower.

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

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

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

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

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

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

mode. 58 45. Can not retouch photo. Photo is not displayed on TV. images are available for playback. Photo is protected: remove protection. Memory card is full or locked. • Clean low-pass filter. noise reduction. Reddish areas may appear in long time-exposures. Camera Control Pro. • Select mode P. • Some photos are not displayed during playback. or M and adjust white balance to match light source. Turn long exposure noise reduction On when shooting at shutter speeds of “bulb” or “--”. 123 67. Can not use Camera Control Pro 2 or • Set USB to MTP/PTP. Transfer to computer and Can not select photo for printing. Colors are unnatural. Photos are blotched or smeared. • Select On for Rotate tall. 104 103 67. Can not change print order. • Lower ISO sensitivity or use high ISO noise reduction. • Select mode P. mand dial to choose photo information displayed. connection. approximately 95 %. RAW image is not played back. 83 83 83 124 125 45. Photo is in RAW (NEF) format. S. Press multi selector up or down or rotate sub-comShooting data appear on images. — 43. • Photo was taken with Off selected for Auto image rotation. Reddish areas appear in photos. Flashing areas appear in images. • Clean lens. Can not copy photos to computer. 104 123 Technical Notes / Troubleshooting 131 . S. Can not print pictures via direct USB Set USB to MTP/PTP. 19 67. 63 34 75 75 108 108 108 109 110 65 15. • Photo created or modified with other device. Choose correct video mode. A. Select All for Playback folder. print using ViewNX (supplied) or Capture NX (available separately). • Camera Control Pro: update software to latest version. or M and adjust Optimize image settings. “Tall” (portrait) orientation photos • Camera orientation was changed while shutter-reare displayed in “wide” (landscape) lease button was pressed in continuous shooting orientation. Photo was taken at image quality of NEF + JPEG. • Camera was pointed up or down when photo was taken. A graph appears during playback. 104 67.Problem Solution Final photo is larger than area shown Viewfinder horizontal and vertical frame coverage is in viewfinder. A. Randomly-spaced bright pixels • Shutter speed is slower than 8 s: use long exposure (“noise”) appears in photographs. 79 62. Can not delete photo. • Some retouch options can not be applied to copies. Note that Current will • Message displayed stating that no automatically be selected when next photo is taken. Choose correct USB option.

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

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

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

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 .

000 K 100 Off Center Shooting menu Other settings S A M — — — Auto — — Auto — — — Slow 1 Matrix — Off (0. JPEG Normal L (3872 × 2592) — — — AUTO — — Center Single frame — Off Off AF-A Off Auto 0 5.0) Off 136 Technical Notes / Appendix .The following defaults are restored when a two-button reset is performed: P Image quality Image size White balance Fine tuning Choose color temp.0) Off (0 frames) Fill flash Off (0. Auto slow sync. 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.

Min. sensitivity set to 800. shutter speed set to 1/30. 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. Max.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. 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 . 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.

2 15.2 0.4 1.8 13.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.6 14.6 13.2 2.0 12. 2.3 0.7 0.6 1. 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. 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. 138 Technical Notes / Appendix .0 13. Maximum number of frames that can be taken before shooting stops at ISO 100. File size varies with scene recorded and make of memory card.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. 3.8 13.4 4. Size of NEF (RAW) images can not be changed.7 12.8 2. Image size applies to JPEG images only. File size is the total for compressed NEF (RAW) and JPEG images.1 13. All figures are approximate.7 1. Capacity of memory buffer drops if noise reduction is on.

the above graph assumes an ISO sensitivity of ISO 200 equivalent. Aperture Shutter speed Technical Notes / Appendix 139 . values over 16 / EV are reduced to 16 / EV.Exposure Program (Mode P) The exposure program for mode P is shown in the following graph. When matrix metering is used. 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.

800 K Flash 5.000 K 5.300 K 5.000 K 9.100 K 6.000 K 4.600 K 5.500 K – 8. negative.000 K 6. positive (three frames) or negative.200 K 5.800 K 8. sunlight 5.000 K 3.700 K Fluorescent* 4. 2.700 K 3.200 K 5.100 K 2.000 K 4.400 K Shade 8.900 K 2.800 K Cloudy 6.400 K 7.200 K 8. unmodified.800 K 5.200 K 6.800 K 5.300 K 3. ranging from lowtemperature stadium lighting to high-temperature mercury-vapor lamps.700 K Dir.600 K 6.000 K 2.200 K 3. 140 Technical Notes / Appendix .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. negative * 2 frames: unmodified.900 K 4.500 K 5.400 K 6.200 K 7.700 K Choose color temp. positive * Order when Under > MTR > over is selected for Custom Setting 14 (Auto BKT order) is negative. positive * 2 frames: unmodified.200 K 5.600 K 5.600 K 5.800 K 2.000 K Fine tuning added to value selected by camera Incandescent 3. 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 3.500 K – 9.400 K 6.400 K 5.900 K Not available White balance preset — * Color temperature range reflects wide variation among fluorescent light sources.000 K 3.500 K 7. unmodified (two frames).

6 6. • i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash for Digital SLR: Flash output is adjusted for a natural balance between the main subject and the background.3 7.2 0. and Flash Range Flash range varies with sensitivity (ISO equivalency) and aperture.5 4 3. • Standard i-TTL Fill-Flash for Digital SLR: Flash output is adjusted for the main subject.5 4 4. If the maximum aperture of the lens is smaller than given above.6–3.–7 ft.3 7. Mode .8 2. 4 in. the brightness of the background is not taken into account.7 Maximum aperture at ISO sensitivity of 250 320 400 500 640 800 5 5.6 7 11 16 125 1.2 2.6 8 11 16 22 32 — — m 1.–15 ft.–3 ft.6 125 4. Technical Notes / Appendix 141 .Flash Control ( 42. from 200 to 400).1 7.3 6.5 6.2 3.2 0.6 2.1 10 14 20 29 — — 1600 5.5 0. 3in.6–4.5 6. the maximum aperture (minimum f-number) is limited according to ISO sensitivity when the built-in flash is used: Mode P. 3 in.5 9 9. 2 ft.6 4. 3 ft.6–2.3 0.–10 ft. Sensitivity.3 9 13 18 160 1.1 0.8 6.–21 ft. 1in. 2in. 2 ft.7 7.5 5 5. M /–30 s * Slowest shutter speed at which flash will be used can be selected using Custom Setting 24 (Flash shutter speed). 2 ft.1 10 14 20 200 2 2.1 7. 100 1.–2 ft. 2 ft. 7in.–5 ft. aperture is stopped down by half an f/-stop.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 4.7–6. 4in.. 100 4 5. Standard i-TTL flash control is used with spot metering or when selected with the optional Speedlight. P *. Shutter Speeds Available with the Built-in Flash The following shutter speeds are available when the built-in flash is used.6–0.6–1. 7in.–30 ft.5 3.6 0. 2 ft.6 6 6.2 6 160 4. 7in.8 3.5 5 7.5 5 5. A * Aperture. the maximum value for aperture will be the maximum aperture of the lens.8 4 5.4 2 2.6 8 8.5 2.1 8 6. .3 9 13 18 25 — — 1200 5 7.8 4 5.6 8 10 11 11 For each one-step increase in sensitivity (e.6 0.2 3.g. In the following modes. 6in. Flash will still fire at shutter speeds as slow as 30 s when set to slow sync.3 5. or when exposure compensation is used.6–1. i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used in all other cases.2 3.2 4. .5 6.3 200 4. . 120) The following types of flash control are supported when a CPU lens is used in combination with the built-in flash or optional SB-800 or SB-600 Speedlights. Shutter speed Mode Shutter speed /–/ s /–1 s /–/ s S.0–9.8 ft.5 1000 1250 1600 7. 2 ft.6 8 11 16 22 Aperture at ISO equivalent of 250 320 400 500 640 800 2. 2 ft. Recommended for shots in which the main subject is emphasized at the expense of background details.

2 million 23.592 (Large) • 2.896 × 1. total pixels: 10. predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status • Manual focus (M) SD (Secure Digital) memory cards.0 m -1) Type-B BriteView Clear Matte Screen Mark II with superimposed focus brackets and OnDemand grid lines Approx. electronic rangefinder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.0 to +1.5 mm (–1.936 × 1.296 (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 .0 m -1 19. auto AFS/AF-C selection (AF-A).8D Other AF Nikkor † AI-P Nikkor Non-CPU Single-lens reflex digital camera 10.944 (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.872 × 2. 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. 0.94 × (50 mm lens at infinity.0 m -1 Quick return Instant return with depth-of-field preview When CPU lens is attached.6 or faster. but exposure meter does not function. camera supports SDHC Compliant with Design Rule for Camera File System (DCF) 2.0 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. 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. 1. 10 or 20 s duration Focus area can be selected from 11 focus areas • Autofocus (AF): Instant single-servo AF (AF-S).0 to +19 EV (ISO 100 at 20 °C/68 °F) Single-area AF. 95% of lens (vertical and horizontal) Approx. –1. 5.5 times lens focal length.6 × 15. continuous-servo AF (AF-C). † Excluding lenses for F3AF Equivalent in 35mm (135) format is approx. Optical fixed eye-level pentaprism –2. dynamic-area AF.Specifications Type Effective pixels CCD Image size (pixels) Lens mount Compatible lenses * Type G or D Nikkor PC-Micro Nikkor 85 mm f/2.8 mm.75 million • 3.

and SB600. . or 10 mm circle in center of frame Spot Meters 3. rear-curtain with slow sync. : Auto. . 27. macro close-up. A: Fill flash. M: Fill flash. i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR and standard i-TTL fill-flash for digital SLR available with built-in flash. fill-flash and red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight • : Auto. and R200. . color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses). metering performed by 420-segment RGB sensor Center-weighted Weight of 75% given to 6. Flash Color Information Communication. and FV Lock. slow sync and slow sync with red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight • . 50DX. : Fill-flash and red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight • P. S.0 Hi-speed ⁄ in.5% of frame) centered on active focus area Range (ISO 100 equivalent. auto slow sync. auto slow sync with red-eye reduction. preset white balance 2 to 3 exposures in increments of 1 • . SB-800.000-dot. A. and 22s Available with SB-800 • . 27. 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. 600. : Auto flash with auto pop-up • P. 13/42 at ISO 100 and 20 °C (68 °F) X-contact only. 28.. bulb Auto (TTL white balance with 420-segment RGB sensor). shutterpriority auto (S). 28. supports Advanced Wireless Lighting (SB-600 and R200 only support AWL when used as remote flash). Available with SB-800 and CPU lens Available with such Speedlights as SB-800. 2. aperture-priority auto (A).5 in. 0 to 20 EV (3D color matrix or center-weighted metering) f/1. programmed auto (P) with flexible program. rear-curtain sync. auto with red-eye reduction. 80DX. color temperature setting. slow sync. 600. . 230. slow sync with red-eye reduction. portrait.4 lens. red-eye reduction • S. (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 . flash synchronization at shutter speeds of up to ⁄ s TTL flash control by 420-segment RGB sensor. 28DX. 80DX. six manual modes with fine tuning. or 22s is fully charged. blinks for about 3 s after flash is fired at full output Standard ISO hot-shoe contact with safety lock With SB-800. nigh portrait). 20 °C/68 °F) 2 to 20 EV (spot metering) Exposure meter coupling CPU coupling Mode Digital Vari-Program ( auto. 8.Exposure Metering Matrix Three-mode through-the-lens (TTL) exposure metering 3D color matrix metering II (type G and D lenses). Auto FP High-Speed Sync. M: Manual pop-up with button release Approx. modeling Flash. red-eye reduction Lights when built-in flash or SB-series Speedlight such as 800. low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with brightness adjustment Can be selected from NTSC and PAL USB 2. 28DX.5 mm circle (about 2. sports. landscape. night landscape.

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.) Approx. all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged battery operating at an ambient temperature of 20 °C (68 °F). 39. Japanese. 80 g (2. 135 minutes 0 to +40 °C (+32 to 104 °F) Approx. Polish.3 in. Dutch. Korean. Swedish • One rechargeable Nikon EN-EL3e Li-ion battery. body cap. German.4 V / 1500 mAh Approx. HR6 Ni-MH.1 × 3. Finnish.8 oz. 11 in. 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.2 × 4. charging voltage (MH-18a quick charger): 7.4 × 2. Nikon will not be held liable for damages that may result from any mistakes that this manual may contain.8 in. Spanish.Firmware upgrades Supported languages Power source Firmware can be upgraded by user Chinese (Simplified and Traditional). 1. Italian.4 V / 900 mA EN-EL3e rechargeable Li-ion batteries Approx. Russian. 585 g (1 lb. 132 × 103 × 77 mm (5.). memory card.) Approx.800 mm (5 ft. FR6 lithium.5 × 1.) Approx.6 × 2.0 in.8 oz.2 × 0. 90 × 35 × 58 mm (3. 80 g (2. Portuguese. 5 oz.). or ZR6 nickel manganese AA batteries • EH-5/EH-5a AC adapter (available separately) Approx. excluding power cable EN-EL3e Rechargeable Li-ion Battery Type Rated capacity Dimensions (W × D × H) Weight Rechargeable lithium-ion battery 7.) Approx.5 × 56 × 21 mm (1. 50/60 Hz DC 8. French.) without battery.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. 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. English. 144 Technical Notes / Specifications .

BR-4 auto rings. manual focus. 35.6 – 38 (at 135 mm) Maximum aperture 67 mm (P=0. Approx. Do not use focusing ring while camera is focusing.9 × 3. 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/3.5 – 22 (at 18 mm). 24. 105. bellows attachments (all types). 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. Other accessories may also be incompatible.5 ft. 50.5 mm/2. Focus can be adjusted by rotating lens focusing ring after locking focus in single-servo autofocus. 0. 135 Supplied to camera body Zoom adjusted by rotating zoom ring Autofocus with Silent Wave Motor.) at all zoom positions Seven blade diaphragm with auto aperture f/3.6 15 elements in 13 groups (including 1 ED glass element and 2 aspherical elements) 18.6 oz.45 m (1.5 – 5.6G ED AF-S DX: teleconverters (all types).75 mm) Approx.) HB-32 (available separately. f/5. Technical Notes / Specifications 145 .5–5.5 mm diameter × 86. See the accessory manual for details.6G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens (Available Separately) Type Supported cameras Focal length Max.4 in.5–5. 385 g (13. K rings (all types). 73. 70.18–135 mm f/3. manual focus supported when A-M switch set to A or M. PK auto extension rings (all types). and SX-1 attachment rings.

Batteries will lose their charge if left unused. shutter-release button pressed halfway for three seconds and focus cycled from infinity to minimum range three times. monitor turned on for five seconds and then turned off . Example 1: 2.700 shots AF-S DX 18–135 mm f/3. 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. • Check battery status regularly using the Battery info option in the setup menu ( 107). next shot taken after exposure meters have turned off. continuous shooting mode. image size set to M. image size set to L. image quality set to JPEG Normal.6G ED lens. shutter-release button pressed halfway for five seconds and focus cycled from infinity to minimum range once.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. Soiled contacts can reduce battery performance. continuous-servo autofocus. • Use EN-EL3e batteries immediately after charging. 146 Technical Notes / Specifications .6G ED lens.5–5. monitor turned on for four seconds after each shot. and how the camera is used. 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. continuous-servo autofocus.5–5. after six shots. cycle repeated once exposure meters have turned off. shutter speed 1⁄250 s. built-in Speedlight fired at full power with every other shot. Example 2: 600 shots AF-S DX 18–135 mm f/3. shutter speed ⁄ s. temperature. image quality set to JPEG Basic. single-frame shooting mode.

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

75. 26. See Image quality. 125 dimensions of. NEF (RAW) Rear-curtain sync. See Color temperature. See (landscape mode). 43. 40–42. See also High ISO NR. See Filter. 93. 75. 75 Rotating photographs. 61 menu. 75 recording. See Programmed auto Focus. 35. 86 Retouch menu. 119–121. 122. 103 Language (setup menu). 92–93 G Grid display (Custom Settings menu). 63 Histogram. 99 Reset. 50–51 MB-D80. 105 Folders (setup menu). 83 Highlights. 106 Mode. 89 H Hide image (playback menu). 42. 83. 42 Flash mode. 95 compensation. 80 I Illumination (Custom Settings menu). Reset. NR No memory card? (Custom Settings menu). 35 Image size (shooting menu). 92–93 FV lock. 108 FINE. 109–115 Rotate tall (playback menu). 75 Portraits. NEF (RAW) Neutral Density. (night portrait mode) Nikon Transfer. 116–117 CPU. 108 148 Technical Notes / Index . 38 R RAW. 117 type G. Focus. 119 sync speed. (night landscape mode) Language. 125–126 Mirror lock-up (setup menu). 56–57 built in. 78 Hiding images. 84–85 N ND. 32 tracking. 78 Programmed auto. 41 Optimize image (shooting menu). Shooting mode. 34. 33. 123 Low-pass filter. 112. 90. 43. 69–73. 83. 71–73. 45–51. 16. 28–32. MTP/PTP Multiple exposure. 14. NR (shooting menu). See Image size M. 79–81 Options. 42 FUNC button (Custom Settings menu). delayed remote. 29–30 manual. See Programmed auto PictBridge. 100. 105 Format (setup menu). See USB. 88 ISO sensitivity. 106. 93 Illuminator. Neutral Density (ND) Night photography. 84–85 Multiple exposure (shooting menu). 15–16. 9. optional. 103 Lens. See Default settings. 45. mode MTP/PTP. See Backlight. 98 Flexible program. 36. See Lens. 61. 96. 102 playback. See also CSM/Setup menu using. 63 Hue. 103 cover. Shooting mode. 51. See USB. 141 ready indicator. See also PictBridge. 23. 69. 107. 52 Mirror. 34 NEF (RAW). 111 Red-eye reduction. 94 Folder. 93. See Flash. 35. 34. 23. non-CPU NORMAL. 40–42 Flash shutter speed (Custom Settings menu). 69. 43 auto. See Image size Landscapes. 16. 32. quick-response remote Remote cord. autofocus. 6. 124 auto off. 81 Image review (Custom Settings menu). 88 Image sensor. White balance Long exp. 15 Menus. 123 MB-D80 batteries (Custom Settings menu). 47 Playback. 114–115 Image quality. Auto mode. See also Black and white Monochrome (retouch menu). 98 Monitor. MTP/PTP (flexible program indicator). Long exp. 51. 24 Focus area (Custom Settings menu). 91 O Off (Flash mode). See Manual mode Manual mode. See Metering Memory buffer. 23. 67–68 Noise. See Accessories. Neutral Density (ND) NEF (RAW). 30. 46. 138 Memory card. Manual mode. 74–114. See also Aperture-priority auto. Digital Vari-Program. 138 formatting. 142 Image size. 75–77 Picture Transfer Protocol. 11. 41 Red eye correction (retouch menu). 138 approved. 30. See (portrait (night portrait mode). 19. 64 Playback folder (playback menu). 16. Optimize image PRE. 104 Image overlay (retouch menu). 95–97 optional. 83 i-TTL flash control. See Image quality Quick-response remote. AF-assist illuminator Image comment (setup menu). 31 mode. See Hide image High ISO NR (shooting menu). Two-button reset Reset (Custom Settings menu). 5. 41 Remote. 88. See Filter. See USB. See Image quality NTSC. See also AFarea mode area. 98 Monochrome. 141 J JPEG. 74–78 full frame. 81 ISO auto (Custom Settings menu). 124. See (sports mode). optional P P. 106. 8. 114–115 Image quality (shooting menu). See (night landscape mode). Mass storage Matrix. 61–73. See Accessories. preset Printing. 74–78 thumbnail. Programmed auto. control panel. 117 non-CPU. 26. 103 LCD brightness (setup menu).Firmware version (setup menu). 88 ISO sensitivity (shooting menu). Number of exposures remaining L L. 102 Framing grid. 36. mode). 100 Mass storage. 9–10 Metering. 88 Non-CPU lens. 112 Moving subjects. See Video mode Number of exposures remaining. 122 capacity. See Image quality. 69. 21. 8 Monitor off (Custom Settings menu). 63 zoom. 98 Flash warning (Custom Settings menu). 102 lock. 28–31 lock. 98 brightness of. See White balance. Print set Print set (playback menu). 138 K K. 125–126 M M. 134 Pictmotion. See Image quality Flash bracketing. 117 type D. 119. 65 Q Quality. 123 Remote (Custom Settings menu). 118 Lighting. 125–126 cleaning. 119–121 range. 78. 121 remote. 87 center. 83 Long time-exposures. 55 level. 87 autofocus. Shutter-priority auto Modeling flash (Custom Settings menu). 47 Protecting photographs. See also Grid display Front-curtain sync. 92 monitor preflash.

S S. 99 Self-portraits. 108 W (white balance indicator). 58–60 White balance. 38 quick-response remote. See Monochrome Setup menu. 80 SD. See also Exposure Shutter-priority auto. 67–68. See Self timer Sensitivity. 36 Shutter. See AF-area mode Single frame. 112–113 Software Suite. 36 Saturation. 48. 104 USB (setup menu). 70. 70. See Memory card Secure Digital. See Metering sRGB. See also Clock. 67–68. 111 Two-button reset. 104 cable. 6. 80 Shooting menu. 67. 70. 48 Single area AF. 103. 79–85 Shooting mode. 99 Self timer (Custom Settings menu). See Image size S. 36 Single-servo autofocus. autofocus. See Focus. See Shutter-priority auto (single-frame shooting indicator). 103 Technical Notes / Index 149 . 17. 44 U USB. 69. 82. See Color mode T Television. 66 Viewfinder. See Long time exposures Thumbnail. 67 Speedlight. 101–108 Sharpening. 14. 122 focus. See Flash Spot. See Image size Slide show. 67–68. 38 self timer. 66 Time. 104 MTP/PTP. 104 V Video device. See Playback ViewNX. 89. 80 Trim (retouch menu). 75–77 Slow sync. 8. 50–51. See Memory card Self timer. See also Viewfinder warning accessories. 122. 82 World time (setup menu). 70 Mass storage. 41 Small picture (retouch menu). mode Size. 36. 22. See Built-in flash Tone compensation. 6 Viewfinder warning (Custom Settings menu). See Slide show Slide show (playback menu). 22. thumbnail TTL. See also Color temperature bracketing. 89 Viewing photographs. 17 indicators. 48 speed. 36–39 continuous. 103 VIDEO OUT. See ISO sensitivity Sepia. 59–60. 36 delayed remote. 37 single frame. 58–60. World time Time exposure. 66 Video mode (setup menu). See Playback. 34. 82 White balance (shooting menu). 90 preset.

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