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

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

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

93 99 99 99 86 101 103 106 Q & A Index vii . 38 119–121 117–118 123 122 123 x.Q & A Index Find what you’re looking for using this “question and answer” index. remote control Optional flash units Lenses Accessories for the D80 Approved memory cards Accessories for the D80 Servicing the camera Cleaning the camera Page # 9–10 3. 6 132–133 19 19 46 37. 9 5. 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. 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.

25 24. A. and M modes Mode S (shutter-priority auto) Mode A (aperture-priority auto) Exposure compensation Long time-exposures Flash photography. flash mode Red-eye reduction ISO sensitivity Autofocus Autofocus mode Focus area Focus lock Image quality and size Page # 19–23 24–25 24. P. 25 24. 25 24. S. 25 24. 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 .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. 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. 63 62–63 62–63.Viewing. 65 74 64 65 75–77 66 75–77 67–68 69–73 69–73 71. DPOF Print set D-lighting Red-eye correction Trim Monochrome Filter effects Small picture Image overlay Page # 61. 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. 131 26.

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and keep it handy when using the product. This manual has been written to help you enjoy taking pictures with your Nikon digital camera. 19 11.6G ED Zoom-Nikkor lens ( purposes. the following symbols and conventions are used: This icon marks cautions. information that should be read before use to prevent damage to the camera. additional information that may be helpful when using the camera. Focal length scale 2. This icon marks tips. information that should be read before using the camera. Zoom ring: 21 9. Rear cap: 11 6. This icon marks settings that can be finetuned from the Custom Settings menu. Focal length index 8 7 6 7. Focus ring 3. This icon indicates that more information is available elsewhere in this manual or in the Quick Start Guide.Introduction Thank you for your purchase of a Nikon D80 single-lens reflex (SLR) digital camera with interchangeable lenses. Lens cap: 17. A-M mode switch: 8. 32 4. This icon marks notes. 1 2 3 4 145) is used in this manual for illustrative 5 9 1. Lens An AF-S DX 18–135 mm f/3. Mounting index: 11 5. To make it easier to find the information you need. Read this manual thoroughly before use. CPU contacts: 117 Introduction 1 .5–5. This icon marks settings that can be adjusted using camera menus.

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

................. Help is displayed while the pressed................... Help is available in (auto) and Digital Vari-Program modes or when a icon is displayed in the bottom left corner of the monitor........ the illuminator will remain active while the exposure meters are active or until the shutter is released.................. 65 WB (white balance) button ........ 17..................................................... 43 (help/protect) button ................................... 13 Battery-chamber cover.. 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................................. 94 DK-5 viewfinder eyepiece cap .......................................................... 31.................. allowing the display to be read in the dark... 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)..... 35 (thumbnail) button ....... 13 Multi selector * Tripod socket (playback zoom) button............................... 58 (menu) button.......................................................................... 8 Viewfinder eyepiece cup ........................................... 63 ISO (ISO sensitivity) button ........................... 9 Battery-chamber cover latch ........ 15...... 9............................... 17 (AE-L/AF-L) button .............................. Introduction: Getting to Know the Camera 3 ................ 91 Memory card slot cover .......................... 9...... 26............. 23 button ........... 65 (format) button ..........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 ........... 26. 6............................................ 9 (playback) button ............... 64 QUAL (image quality/size) button............................................. 15 Focus selector lock ............ 26 (delete) button . 16 * Multi selector The multi selector is used for menu navigation and to control the display of photo information during playback......................... 34.................... press the multi selector up or down................... 10............ 8 Main command dial ................... press the button at the button is bottom left corner of the monitor...... 61 Monitor ... to scroll the display.............. After the power switch is released... 30 Memory card access lamp....................................................

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

4.2 Frame a photo in the viewfinder with the main subject positioned in any of the eleven focus areas. The monitor remains off during shooting. Holding the Camera Hold the handgrip in your right hand and cradle the camera body or lens with your left. 4. 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. shorter focal lengths to zoom out).1 Hold the camera as shown. 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. or zoom out to increase the area visible in the final photograph (select longer focal lengths on the lens focal length scale index to zoom in.4 Frame a photograph in the viewfinder. Zoom out Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode) 21 .

Focus Take photograph 22 Tutorial: “Point-and-Shoot” Photography ( Mode) .1 Press the shutter-release button halfway to focus. 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. Buffer capacity Control panel Camera unable to focus on subject in focus area using autofocus. The camera will select the focus area automatically.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). The Shutter-Release Button The camera has a two-stage shutter-release button. a beep will sound.5 Focus. 5. If the subject is dark. To take the photograph. the selected focus areas will be briefly highlighted. 5. Shutter speed Aperture Selected focus area In-focus indicator Shutter speed Aperture Viewfinder In-focus indicator ● ● (blinks) Description Subject in focus. The camera focuses when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. While the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. the flash may pop up and the AF-assist illuminator may light.

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

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

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

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

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. and M modes. 79) and creating multiple exposures (“Multiple Exposure”. 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. lock exposure. More on Playback: 61 Viewing Photographs on the Camera: 74). 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 . Computer. More on Photography (All Modes): Adjust image quality and size Take photographs in one at a time. and hue (“Optimize Image”. A. S. 84).Reference This section builds on the Tutorial to cover more advanced shooting and playback options. contrast. A. in bursts. including customizing sharpening. 61 View photographs on the camera See the Menu Guide for other playback options ( Connecting to a TV. 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.

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

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

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

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

5 mm (1. With lenses that support M/A (autofocus with manual priority). 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. press the shutter-release button halfway and rotate the lens focusing ring until the in-focus indicator (●) is displayed. focus can be adjusted manually with the lens set to M or M/A.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). To focus manually. the in-focus indicator may be displayed when the subject is not in focus.83 in. Photographs can be taken at any time. When using a lens that offers A-M selection. the viewfinder focus indicator can be used to confirm whether the portion of the subject in the selected focus area is in focus. Confirm that the image in the viewfinder is in focus before shooting.). After positioning the subject in the active focus area. The Electronic Rangefinder If the lens has a maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster. Focal Plane Position To determine the distance between your subject and the camera. measure from the focal plane mark on the camera body. Note that if the subject is one for which autofocus does not perform well ( 29). select M when focusing manually. The distance between the lens mounting flange ( 11) and the focal plane is 46. even when the image is not in focus. 32 Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Focus . See the documentation provided with your lens for details.

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). Image Size. Larger. meaning that fewer such images can be stored on the memory card. image quality and size determine how much space each photograph occupies on the memory card.Image Quality and Size Together. 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 . higher quality images can be printed at larger sizes but also require more memory. Image Quality. and File Size See the Appendix for information on the number of pictures that can be stored on a memory card ( 138).

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

xxx.592 2. Image quality can also be adjusted from the shooting menu ( 81). “CSC_0001.872 × 2. Small copies created with the small picture option in the retouch menu have file names beginning with “SSC_” and ending with the extension “.. When viewed on a computer. Size (pixels) 3. File Names Photographs are stored as image files with names of the form “DSC_nnnn.48 in.) 24..JPG”).g.g. while images recorded with the other options in the retouch menu have file names beginning with “CSC” (e. Reference: More on Photography (All Modes) / Image Quality and Size 35 .7 cm (14.592 pixels in size.g. Images recorded at a Optimize Image > Custom > Color Mode setting of II (AdobeRGB) ( 80) have names that begin with an underscore (e.6 × 16.944 1.5 cm (9. The following options are available.36 × 12..72 in. a measure of printer resolution.5 M) Controls used: button + sub-command dial (monitor off ) Image size is measured in pixels.2 × 32. JPG”).Image Size Image size Large (3872 × 2592/10.JPG” (e.872 × 2.936 × 1.68 × 6. “_DSC0001. NEF images are 3. Images printed at higher resolutions will be smaller.48 × 9.9 cm (19.896 × 1.) * “dpi” stands for dots per inch.0 M) (default) Medium (2896 × 1944/5. images printed at lower resolutions larger.296 Approximate size when printed at 200 dpi* 49. “SSC_0001.” where nnnn is a fourdigit number between 0001 and 9999 assigned automatically in ascending order by the camera.JPG”).6 M) Small (1936 × 1296/2. and xxx is one of the following three letter extensions: “NEF” for NEF images or “JPG” for JPEG images. The NEF and JPEG files recorded at a setting of “NEF+JPEG” have the same file names but different extensions.96 in.) 36. Note that the option selected for image size does not affect the size of NEF (RAW) images.8 × 24. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

and M Modes / Exposure . S. exposure is set using a 420-segment RGB sensor. 117). even when background is much brighter or darker. distance. 3D range information is not included (color matrix metering II). Method To choose a metering method.Exposure Metering Controls used: button + main command dial The metering method determines how the camera sets exposure.31in. With other CPU lenses. Ensures that subject will be correctly exposed.5 mm (0. 3D Color Matrix II Metering In matrix metering. color. 52 Reference: P. Camera meters a wide area of the frame 3D Color Matrix II and sets exposure according to distribution of brightness. press the the desired mode is displayed. and composition for natural results. The following options are available: Description Recommended in most situations. The default is 8mm (0. Camera meters entire frame but assigns greatest weight to center area. recommended when using filters with an exposure factor (filter factor) over 1 × ( 122).) in diameter (approximately 2. camera will meter center focus area). Camera meters circle 3.5 % of frame). Use a type G or D lens for results that include range information (3D color matrix metering II. 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. Center-weighted Classic meter for portraits. Circle is centered on current focus area. A.14 in.). 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).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Higher settings preserve detail in misty landscapes and other low-contrast subjects. Default setting: Auto. Negative values make reds more purple. Choose Custom to select a user-defined tone curve created using Camera Control Pro 2 or Camera Control Pro (both available separately. ViewNX (supplied) and Capture NX (available separately. 80 Menu Guide / Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu . which supports a wider gamut of colors than sRGB. Positive values make reds more orange. • Image sharpening: Choose how much outlines are sharpened during shooting.Customizing Image Enhancement Options: Custom Select Custom to make separate adjustments to the following options. 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. Use a type G or D lens for best results. Choose Ia for portrait shots and IIIa for nature or landscape shots. Mode II is the preferred choice for photos that will be extensively processed or retouched. highlight Done and press . • Color mode: Control color reproduction. Enhanced for more vivid colors. • 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. 123). and saturation vary with exposure and the position of the subject in the frame. • Saturation: Control the vividness of colors. Default setting: Auto. Default setting: Auto. If the application supports color management.” with no further modification. blues more green. Choose Moderate for less saturated colors. and blues more purple. Default setting: ±0. 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. Mode II is adapted to the Adobe RGB color space. tone compensation. greens more blue. and greens more yellow. See the software instruction manual for details. • Tone compensation: Control contrast. low settings for softer outlines. Choose high settings for sharp outlines. “Auto” Results for auto image sharpening. choose the Adobe RGB color space when opening photos taken in mode II. Lower settings prevent loss of detail in highlights under harsh lighting or in direct sunlight. Default setting: Ia (sRBG).

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

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

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

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

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

a beep will sound when the camera focuses in single-servo AF (AF-S or when shooting stationary subjects in AF-A autofocus mode). including settings not affected by a two-button reset ( 44). 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. See the Appendix ( 134) for a complete list of default settings. while the release timer is counting down in selftimer and delayed remote modes ( 37. when it is off ( 5). The following options are available when Simple (the default option) is selected for CSM/Setup menu in the setup menu ( 101): Option Reset Beep AF-area mode Center AF area AF-assist No memory card? Option Image review ISO auto Grid display Viewfinder warning EV step R 1 2 3 4 5 86 86 87 87 87 88 6 7 8 9 10 88 88 89 89 89 To display the following options.Custom Settings Custom Settings are used to customize camera settings to suit individual preferences. 38). The beep will not sound when Off is selected. or when a photograph is taken in quick-response remote mode ( 38). select Full for CSM/Setup menu: 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 Option Exposure comp. 86 Menu Guide / Custom Settings . The current setting is shown in the control panel: is displayed when the beep is on. 1: Beep (All Modes) At the default setting of On. 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.

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

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

(P. and M Modes Only) If Off (the default option) is selected. the 0 at the center of the exposure display will blink even when exposure compensation is set to ±0. No warnings are displayed when Off is selected. Displayed when the battery is low. 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. 11: Exposure Comp. The dial used depends on the option selected for Custom Setting 15 (Command dials. Mode Menu Guide / Custom Settings 89 . aperture. The default option is Off. 10: EV Step (All Modes) Choose whether adjustments to shutter speed. Select On to set exposure compensation using only a command dial. Displayed when no memory card is inserted. 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).8: Grid Display (All Modes) Select On to display grid lines in the viewfinder to assist in framing photographs ( 6). and bracketing are made in increments equivalent to / EV (1/3 step. This option is not available in mode M. S. exposure compensation is set by pressing the button and rotating the main command dial ( 54). A. the default option) or / EV (1/2 step).

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

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

or SB-R200 flash unit is used. FV lock using the FUNC. In P. A. button and rotate the main command dial to select AF area mode ( 87). preventing the flash level from changing between shots or while recomposing photographs. Press the FUNC. button. Press again to cancel FV lock. Center-weighted metering is activated while the FUNC. button is pressed (P. S. button is pressed. button is described below. Raise the fl In . 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. button is pressed (P. S. Flash output is adjusted automatically for any changes in ISO sensitivity or aperture. If the built-in flash or an optional SB-800. SB-600. A. press the flash. and the AE-L/AF-L button can be used for FV lock. button to raise the 92 Menu Guide / Custom Settings . Press the FUNC. Matrix metering is activated while the FUNC. to use the AE-L/AF-L button. button is pressed ( 93).required when the shutter-releaseash will poppressed as button is halfway. A. SB-400. and M modes only). and modes. S. S. FV Lock Both the FUNC. . flash value locks when the FUNC. button and rotate the main command dial to choose between normal and wide center AF areas ( 87). choose FV lock for Custom Setting 18 (AE-L/AF-L. Spot metering is activated while the FUNC. and M modes only). button is pressed. 1 Select FV lock for Custom Setting 16 (FUNC button). and M modes only). .16: FUNC Button (All Modes) Choose the function performed by the FUNC. Press the FUNC. 94). button is pressed (P. and M modes. the fl up au2 tomaticallyash. button and rotate the main command dial to turn the grid display in the viewfinder on and off ( 89). A. FV Lock This feature is used to lock flash output. Built-in flash and optional Speedlights turn off while the FUNC.

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

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

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

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

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

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

31: Exp. the exposure meters remain on for ten minutes when the camera is powered by an optional EH-5/EH-5a AC adapter. microscope photography). reducing camera shake in situations in which the least camera movement could result in blurred photographs (for example. The default setting is one minute.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). Choose shorter times for longer battery life. 29: Self-Timer (All Modes) Choose the length of the shutter-release delay in self-timer mode ( 37). Delay Mode (All Modes) Select On to delay shutter release until about 0. 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). Regardless of the setting chosen.4 s after the shutterrelease button is pressed. Menu Guide / Custom Settings 99 . The default setting is 10 s. The default option is Off. Choose a shorter meter-off delay for longer battery life.

Some AA batteries can not be used. batteries may cease to function before their expiry date. (blinks) (blinks) 100 Menu Guide / Custom Settings . Ready fresh batteries. Fewer pictures can be taken with AA batteries than with EN-EL3e batteries. The capacity of AA batteries drops sharply at temperatures below 20 ˚C (68 ˚F) and varies with make and storage conditions. Low battery. Insert fresh batteries. Select when using HR6 NiMH AA batteries. 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. Option LR6 (AA alkaline) (default) HR6 (AA Ni-MH) FR6 (AA lithium) ZR6 (AA Ni-Mn) Description Select when using LR6 alkaline AA batteries. match the option selected in this menu to the type of batteries inserted in the battery pack. 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. Select when using FR6 lithium AA batteries.32: MB-D80 Batteries (All Modes) To ensure that the camera functions as expected when AA batteries are used in the optional MB-D80 battery pack. in some cases. Shutter release disabled. due to their performance characteristics and limited capacity.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

and JPEG Basic) have the same image quality as the original. left. a copy will be created that has been processed to reduce its effects. and NEF (RAW) + JPEG Basic) have an image quality of JPEG Fine. 960 × 720. cropped copies created from JPEG photos (JPEG Fine. the copy may be 2. or right to view areas of image not visible in monitor. No copy will be created if the camera is unable to detect red eye.440. check the preview thoroughly before proceeding. If the camera detects red eye in the selected photograph. 1.280 × 960. left. Confirm the effects of redeye correction and create a corrected copy as described in the following table. down. NEF (RAW) + JPEG Fine. Press multi selector up.Red-Eye Correction Selecting this option displays a preview image as shown below. Red-eye correction is available only with photographs taken using the flash. While photo is zoomed in. area currently visible in monitor is indicated by yellow border.920 × 1. 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. Keep multi selector pressed to scroll rapidly to other areas of frame. to increase. down. To Zoom in and out Use / Description Press to zoom in. or 640 × 480 pixels in size. 1. Trim: Image Quality and Size Copies created from NEF (RAW) or NEF (RAW)+JPEG photos (NEF (RAW). Depending on the size of the crop. to zoom out. press multi selector up.560 × 1. 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.920. NEF (RAW) + JPEG Normal. Save the area currently visible in the monitor as a separate file and return to the retouch menu or full-frame playback. Navigation window is displayed while / button or multi selector is pressed. or right to view areas of image not visible in monitor. Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu 111 . View other areas of image Create copy Trim Choosing this option displays the selected image full frame as shown below.

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

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

To create a RAW image. 2 Press OK. image will the overlay by pressing 5 Optimize exposure forthe gain for image 1 fromthe multi selector up or down to select between 0. Repeat 2–5 to select the photo gain. selecting 0.1 and 2. Image overlay the retouch the multi 1 Highlightright. before creating an overlay. The new picture is saved at current image quality and size settings.0. The default value is 1. The effects of gain are visible in the Preview column.0 doubles gain. to select the image and return 4 Press OK The selected highlightedappear as Image 1. 114 Menu Guide / Creating Retouched Copies: The Retouch Menu . all options are available). while selecting 2. set image quality and size ( 33. The previewindialog shownmenu and pressdisplayed selector at right will be with Image 1 highlighted.to the preview display.5 cuts gain in half. press and hold the button.Image Overlay Image overlay combines two existing RAW photographs to create a single picture that is saved separately from the originals. choose an image quality of NEF (RAW). A picture selection dialog will be displayed. To viewright highlighted photograph full graph in the frame. Press left or highlight 6 Steps the multi selectorsecondright toand adjustImage 2. multi selector left or to highlight the first photo3 Press the the overlay.0.

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

5. in contrast. 116 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories .8 mm. THE USE OF NON-NIKON ACCESSORIES COULD DAMAGE YOUR CAMERA AND MAY VOID YOUR NIKON WARRANTY. The approximate focal length of lenses for the D80 in 35mm format can be calculated by multiplying the focal length of the lens by about 1. Picture Angle and Focal Length The size of the area exposed by a 35mm camera is 36 × 24 mm.Technical Notes Optional Accessories One advantage of digital SLR cameras is the wide variety of accessories they support.6 × 15. The size of the area exposed by the D80. meaning that the picture angle of a 35mm camera is approximately 1.8 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. is 23. Picture size (35mm format) (36 × 24 mm) Lens Picture diagonal Picture size (D80) (23.6 × 15. 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. See our web sites or product catalogs for up-to-date information on accessories for the D80.5 times that of the D80.

8D ED II. Compatible with the following lenses: 6.8G ED.8D ED. f/4D ED* 4. Focus manually using image ED. 500 mm f/4G ED*.8D ED.5 <New>. metering. electronic analog exposure display. 5.5–4.Lenses CPU lenses (particularly type G and D lenses) are recommended for use with the D80.8D 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. M ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ • AF-S NIKKOR VR: 400 mm f/2. If AF 28–85 mm f/3. IX Nikkor CPU lenses can not be used. 600 mm f/4D ED II*. ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ 1 The following CPU lenses can be used with the D80.8D ED. • AF-S Micro VR: 105 mm f/2. 300 mm f/2. Except where otherwise noted. S. 3. and TTL flash control can not be used.5.8. Type G lenses are not equipped with a lens aperture ring. Non-CPU Lenses The non-CPU lenses listed below may be used. With maximum effective aperture of f/5. Selecting another mode disables the shutter release. Spot metering meters selected focus area.6 or faster. • AF-S: 80–200 mm f/2. or AF 80–200 mm f/2. 7. . 500 mm f/4D ED*.8D ED II. Electronic rangefinder can not be used when shifting or tilting lens. 400 mm f/2. AF 300 mm f/4D ED*.6 or faster. the electronic rangefinder can be used with lenses that have a 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. • AI-.8G ED (autofocus not supported) 8. 500 mm f/4D ED*. Aperture ring CPU lens Camera setting Lens/accessory Type G or D AF Nikkor 2. Aperture must be adjusted manually via the lens aperture ring and the camera autofocus system. 400 mm f/2. but only when the camera is in mode M.6 or faster. A ✔ — ✔ ✔ ✔ Metering M ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ .8D ED.8G ED in viewfinder as guide. can be used in horizontal • Reflex-NIKKOR (electronic rangefinder can not orientation once attached) * be used) • Auto Extension Ring* PK-11A/12/13. 600 mm f/4D ED* minimum range. AF 28–85 mm f/3. Vibration Reduction (VR) supported with VR lenses. AF-I Nikkor PC-Micro Nikkor 85mm f/2. 200–400 mm f/4G focus when in-focus indicator is displayed. Camera exposure metering and flash control may not function when • AF-I: 300 mm f/2. image on matter screen in viewfinder may not be in • AF-S VR: 70–200 mm f/2. AI-modified NIKKOR. * Autofocus not available with AF-S teleconverter TC-17E II/TC-20E II.5–4. 400 mm f/2.8D ED. PN-11 * Electronic rangefinder can be used if maximum ef• PC-NIKKOR (electronic rangefinder can not be fective aperture is f/5. 500 mm 35–70 mm f/2. 300 mm f/2. type G and D lenses by a letter on the lens barrel. With maximum aperture of f/5. 300 mm f/2. used when shifting or tilting lens) Technical Notes / Optional Accessories 117 . 600 mm lens is shifted and/or tilted or aperture is not at maximum.8 is zoomed while focusing at f/4D ED II*. 200 mm f/2G ED. P.6 or faster.8G ED. CPU lenses can be identified by the presence of CPU contacts. ED* 2. AF-S. 600 mm f/4G 1.

8G ED 28 mm 35 mm Min.5 • Old-model Reflex 1000 mm f/6.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/4.5–4. 300 mm 1. 8 mm f/8.6D • AF-S 28–70 mm f/2.5 m / 4 ft. 1.5–4. 3 in. 2 in.6) • 2.5.0 m / 3 ft. 3 in. AI and AI-S 200 mm f/2 ED lenses can not be used.5–4.5–5.8G ED • AF 18–35 mm f/3. 1. AF Teleconverter TC-16) • PC 28 mm f/4 (serial number 180900 or earlier) • PC 35 mm f/2.8G ED • AF-S 24–85 mm f/3.).8. the flash will be unable to light the entire subject at all ranges. 35 mm AF-S DX 17–55 mm f/2.6G ED AF-S 28–70 mm f/2.8D ED • AF 28–200 mm f/3.0 m / 6 ft.0 m / 3 ft.5 m / 4 ft.0 m / 3 ft.5 (serial numbers 280001–300490) • AF-Nikkor lenses for the F3AF (AF 80mm f/2. AI-S 35–70 mm f/4: at 35mm zoom position. 3 in. AF 200mm f/3. AI-modified.6.5–5. 1.5G ED AF-S DX 18–135 mm 18 mm f/3.5–5.8G ED • AF 80–200 mm f/2. 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. 35 mm 200 mm f/3.5.1 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/9.8G 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.5–4. 7 in.8D ED • AF VR 80–400 mm f/4. Lens AF 20–35 mm f/2. OP 10 mm f/5.0 m / 3 ft.5–5. 7 in.5 m / 4 ft.8D ED AF-S VR 200–400 mm f/4G ED Zoom position Min. and AI-S ED 50–300 mm f/4.6G ED When used with the AF-S NIKKOR 14–24 mm f/2.5–5.5–5. 1. 24 mm 1.5–5. 3 in. range 20 mm 1. AI-modified 85–250 mm f/4: use at 135mm or above 118 Technical Notes / Optional Accessories . 2. 3 in. 3 in. The Built-in Flash The built-in flash can be used with CPU lenses with focal lengths of 18 – 300 mm.5G ED • AF-S DX VR 18–200 mm f/3.0 m / 6 ft. 3 in. 1.5–5.8 (serial numbers 851001–906200) • Old-model PC 35 mm f/3. 1.8G ED AF-S VR 24–120 mm f/3. 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/2.8D • AF-S NIKKOR 24–70mm f/2. 1.8D AF-S NIKKOR 24–70 mm f/2.5– 24 mm 4.0 m / 9 ft.8–4D • AF-S VR 24–120 mm f/3. 3 in.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/2.5D ED AF-S DX 18–70 mm 18 mm f/3.0 m / 3 ft.0 m / 3 ft.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.0 m / 3 ft.8D ED • AF-S VR 70–200 mm f/2. 35 mm 24 mm 35 mm 50 mm 200 mm 250 mm.5G ED • AF 24–85 mm f/2. 800 mm f/8. use at ranges of 1 m (3 ft. 3 in.6.0 m / 3 ft.5 m / 4 ft.8D ED • AF-S DX 17–55 mm f/2.) or more • AI.6D ED • AF-S VR Micro 105 mm f/2. Restrictions apply with the following lenses: • AI-S 25–50 mm f/4. 1.8D ED 28 mm. AF 18–35 mm f/3. 3 in. 10 in. 11 in. 1.8G ED • AF-S 80–200 mm f/2. 1200 mm f/11) • Fisheye (6 mm f/5.6G • AF 20–35 mm f/2. 3. 2.5–5.6G ED • AF Micro 70–180 mm f/4.6G ED AF-S DX VR 18– 24 mm. AI 25–50 mm f/4.0 m / 3 ft. 1. 3 in. The built-in flash can also be used with compatible non-CPU lenses with a focal length of 18–200 mm. 3 in. 11 in. 600 mm f/5.8G ED.5 m / 8 ft. 11 in. 1.0 m / 3 ft. 11 in. range 2.5D ED • AF-S DX 18–70 mm f/3.5 ED.6G ED • AF 24–120 mm f/3.

flash accessories can be connected via a sync cable.42 ÷ 5. and SB-400 Speedlights These high-performance Speedlights have Guide Numbers of 38/125 (35mm zoom head position). and SB-R200 flash units. including i-TTL flash control ( 141).6 = about 7.6 or about 2. The accessory shoe is equipped with a safety lock for Speedlights with a locking pin. 30/98 (35mm zoom head position).3 and 17.3 meters (or in feet. and Auto FP High-Speed Sync (synchronizes the flash and shutter at high shutter speeds).Optional Flash Units (Speedlights) Use the accessory shoe to mount optional flash units directly on the camera without a sync cable. SB-600. See the Speedlight manual for details. 20 °C/68 °F). Negative voltages or voltages over 250 V applied to the accessory shoe could not only prevent normal operation. respectively). its range at an aperture of f/5. Before using a Nikon Speedlight not listed in this section. SB-800. 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. The built-in flash will not fire when an optional Speedlight is attached. When used with compatible flash units such as the optional SB-800 and SB-600 Speedlights or SB-R200 wireless remote Speedlight.6 (35mm zoom head position). The SB-800 and SB-600 can also be rotated 180 ° left. Technical Notes / Optional Accessories 119 . and 90 ° right. contact a Nikon-authorized service representative for more information. With Guide Numbers of 38 and 30. Before attaching an optional flash unit. The AS-15 Accessory Shoe Adapter When the AS-15 accessory shoe adapter (available separately) is mounted on the camera accessory shoe. For example. and 21/69 respectively (m/ft.8 and 5.6 is 13 ÷ 5. but damage the sync circuitry of the camera or flash. 20 °C/68 °F).5 ft). The SB-800 and SB-600 support auto power zoom (24–105 mm and 24–85 mm. Guide Number To calculate the range of the flash at an ISO sensitivity of 100.4 meters (22. SB-600. SB-600 and SB-400. and the SB-800 can be rotated 7 ° below the horizontal. Use Only Nikon Flash Accessories Use only Nikon Speedlights. The flash head can be rotated through 90 ° above the horizontal for bounce-flash or close-up photography. ISO 100. such as the SB-800. the D80 can be used to control remote SB-800. remove the accessory shoe cover. the D80 supports the advanced Nikon Creative Lighting System (CLS). divide the Guide Number by the aperture. FV lock (locks flash level. 92). (ISO 100. With the built-in flash in commander mode. the built-in flash has a Guide Number of 13 m or 42 ft. the SB-800 and SB-600 respectively have ranges of about 6.5 feet) at f/5.

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

In the following modes. 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. aperture is stopped down by half an f/stop. from 200 to 400).5 9 9.6 8 8. .3 6. SB-600. Choose a flash mode other than slow sync or choose a larger aperture. Higher values may not produce the desired results at some ranges or apertures. . S.5 4.7 7. in daylight. . . If an optional Speedlight is attached with the camera in a Digital Vari-Program mode. the maximum value for aperture will be the maximum aperture of the lens. or M mode. use the flash panel or bounce adapter provided with the Speedlight. as this may produce incorrect exposure. In i-TTL mode. ISO sensitivity will be adjusted for optimal flash output when an optional SB-800. . 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.3 5. correct exposure may not be achieved in i-TTL mode. the flash will fire whenever a photograph is taken. Auto power zoom is available only with SB-800 and SB-600 Speedlights. the maximum aperture (minimum f-number) selectable by the camera is limited according to ISO sensitivity ( 43): Maximum aperture at ISO sensitivity of Mode 100 125 160 200 250 320 400 500 640 800 1000 1250 1600 4 4.g. or against a bright background.1 7. . The following flash modes are available: • P. . Do not use other panels such as diffusion panels.8 5 5. SB-600. . SB-28DX.7 7.6 6 6. i-TTL flash control can be used at ISO sensitivities between 100 and 1600.6 6 6. 5. This may result in foreground subjects being underexposed in photographs taken with the flash at slow shutter speeds. the camera AF assist illuminator is used for AF-assist illumination and red-eye reduction.2 4. We recommend that you choose spot metering to select standard i-TTL flash control. If AUTO is selected for ISO sensitivity in Digital Vari-Program modes or On is selected for Custom Setting 7 (ISO Auto) in P. the flash has fired at full power and the photograph may be underexposed.5 10 11 11 For each one-step increase in sensitivity (e. or SB-400 Speedlight is attached.1 7. . refer to the section on CLS-compatible digital SLR cameras.6 8 P. If the Speedlight supports the Creative Lighting System. With other Speedlights. If the flash-ready indicator blinks for about three seconds after a photograph is taken. When an SC-series 17.. The D80 is not included in the “digital SLR” category in the SB-80DX. or 29 sync cable is used for off-camera flash photography. If Auto FP High Speed Sync is used. mode: Auto slow sync becomes slow sync. and SB-50DX manuals. Auto with red-eye reduction becomes red-eye reduction. Take a test shot and view the results in the monitor. and off becomes slow sync. and SB-400 also provide red-eye reduction. the shutter will synchronize with an external flash at speeds of ½00 s or slower. 28. and modes: Fill flash and red-eye reduction.Notes on Optional Speedlights Refer to the Speedlight manual for detailed instructions. A. Technical Notes / Optional Accessories 121 .3 6. . auto slow sync with red-eye reduction becomes slow • sync with red-eye reduction.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 .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.

Auto slow sync.000 K 100 Off Center Shooting menu Other settings S A M — — — Auto — — Auto — — — Slow 1 Matrix — Off (0.0) Off (0 frames) Fill flash Off (0. JPEG Normal L (3872 × 2592) — — — AUTO — — Center Single frame — Off Off AF-A Off Auto 0 5. ISO sensitivity Multiple exposure Shooting mode Focus area Focus lock AE lock hold Autofocus mode Metering Flexible program Exposure compensation Bracketing Flash mode Flash compensation FV lock 1.0) Off 136 Technical Notes / Appendix .The following defaults are restored when a two-button reset is performed: P Image quality Image size White balance Fine tuning Choose color temp.

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. 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. Off LR6 (AA-size alkaline) S A M Single area On Off 1 Off ø8 mm AE & flash MTR > Under > over Off TTL On 1/60 Off Off Technical Notes / Appendix 137 . shutter speed set to 1/30. sensitivity set to 800.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. Max. Min.

8 13.7 12.4 4. Image size applies to JPEG images only.1 13. Image quality NEF + JPEG Fine 3 Image size L M S L M S L M S — L M S L M S L M S File size (MB) 1 17. 2.2 2. All figures are approximate. Maximum number of frames that can be taken before shooting stops at ISO 100.2 15.2 0.0 13. File size is the total for compressed NEF (RAW) and JPEG images.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. 3.6 14. 138 Technical Notes / Appendix .7 0.7 1.3 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 1.8 13. Size of NEF (RAW) images can not be changed.0 12. Capacity of memory buffer drops if noise reduction is on.4 1. File size varies with scene recorded and make of memory card.6 1.8 2. 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 1.6 13.3 0.

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

000 K 4.800 K 5.000 K 5.600 K 6. negative.500 K – 9.600 K 5.300 K 5.700 K Fluorescent* 4.500 K – 8.800 K 2.800 K Cloudy 6. positive * Order when Under > MTR > over is selected for Custom Setting 14 (Auto BKT order) is negative. 140 Technical Notes / Appendix .000 K 4. sunlight 5.500 K 5. Number of frames Progress indicator Bracketing Increment Autoexposure and flash bracketing Custom Setting 10 (EV Step) set to 1/3 EV Custom Setting 10 (EV Step) set to 1/2 EV Display Increment Display Increment / EV / EV / EV 1 EV 1 EV 1 / EV 1 / EV 2 EV 1 / EV 2 EV White balance bracketing Display Increment 1 2 3 White Balance and Color Temperature Approximate color temperatures for each white balance setting are given below (values may differ from color temperatures given by photo color meters): Fine tuning White balance None –3 –2 –1 +1 +2 +3 Auto 3.200 K 6.400 K 7. positive (three frames) or negative.200 K 5.800 K Flash 5.900 K 2.000 K 6.400 K 5.400 K 6. 2.100 K 6.000 K 2. unmodified. ranging from lowtemperature stadium lighting to high-temperature mercury-vapor lamps.600 K 5.900 K 4.200 K 5.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.300 K 3.800 K 5. positive * 2 frames: unmodified.000 K 3.500 K 7.700 K Choose color temp.100 K 2.900 K Not available White balance preset — * Color temperature range reflects wide variation among fluorescent light sources.400 K Shade 8.200 K 7. negative * 2 frames: unmodified.400 K 6.200 K 3.200 K 5.000 K 3.600 K 5. unmodified (two frames).000 K 9.200 K 8.000 K Fine tuning added to value selected by camera Incandescent 3.800 K 8.700 K Dir.700 K 3.

6 4.6 7 11 16 125 1.1 7.5 4 4. .5 6.6 0.6 6.2 0.6 8 10 11 11 For each one-step increase in sensitivity (e.–5 ft.–21 ft. 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. . 2 ft.5 4 3. 2in. Recommended for shots in which the main subject is emphasized at the expense of background details.2 0.5 2.6 8 11 16 22 32 — — m 1. 7in.5 6.6 125 4. In the following modes. .5 6.3 9 13 18 25 — — 1200 5 7.6–0. Shutter Speeds Available with the Built-in Flash The following shutter speeds are available when the built-in flash is used.8 4 5. 2 ft. the maximum value for aperture will be the maximum aperture of the lens.2 3.6–4.5 5 5.6 8 8. A * Aperture.6–1.3 7.3 6.3 5. 6in.7 7. 100 1.5 5 5.3 7.8 6.1 10 14 20 29 — — 1600 5. 2 ft. 2 ft.0–9.8 2. 7in.5 3.8 ft.2 4. i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is used in all other cases.5 5 7. 2 ft.7 Maximum aperture at ISO sensitivity of 250 320 400 500 640 800 5 5. Technical Notes / Appendix 141 . 100 4 5.8 4 5. from 200 to 400). 2 ft.–2 ft. If the maximum aperture of the lens is smaller than given above.g. 4in.3 200 4.2 3. Mode .–10 ft. the maximum aperture (minimum f-number) is limited according to ISO sensitivity when the built-in flash is used: Mode P. 3 ft.6–2.2 2. 4 in.–30 ft. Sensitivity.1 8 6.. P *.3 9 13 18 160 1.1 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.Flash Control ( 42. 3 in. 1in.5 1000 1250 1600 7.6 6 6.1 7. or when exposure compensation is used. • i-TTL Balanced Fill-Flash for Digital SLR: Flash output is adjusted for a natural balance between the main subject and the background.6–3.6–1. and Flash Range Flash range varies with sensitivity (ISO equivalency) and aperture. Flash will still fire at shutter speeds as slow as 30 s when set to slow sync.–3 ft. Shutter speed Mode Shutter speed /–/ s /–1 s /–/ s S. aperture is stopped down by half an f/-stop. 7in.–7 ft.–15 ft. M /–30 s * Slowest shutter speed at which flash will be used can be selected using Custom Setting 24 (Flash shutter speed).2 6 160 4.8 3.6 0.1 0.1 10 14 20 200 2 2.5 9 9. the brightness of the background is not taken into account. • Standard i-TTL Fill-Flash for Digital SLR: Flash output is adjusted for the main subject.7–6. Standard i-TTL flash control is used with spot metering or when selected with the optional Speedlight. 3in. 2 ft.6 2.2 3.6 8 11 16 22 Aperture at ISO equivalent of 250 320 400 500 640 800 2.3 0.4 2 2.5 0.

6 or faster.5 times lens focal length. 0. auto AFS/AF-C selection (AF-A). Optical fixed eye-level pentaprism –2.6 × 15. electronic rangefinder can be used if maximum aperture is f/5.0 m -1 Quick return Instant return with depth-of-field preview When CPU lens is attached.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 .2 million 23. camera supports SDHC Compliant with Design Rule for Camera File System (DCF) 2. total pixels: 10.8 mm. predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status • Manual focus (M) SD (Secure Digital) memory cards.0 to +1.592 (Large) • 2.0 m -1) Type-B BriteView Clear Matte Screen Mark II with superimposed focus brackets and OnDemand grid lines Approx. 95% of lens (vertical and horizontal) Approx.75 million • 3. 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 • 1.5 mm (–1. dynamic-area AF.0 m -1 19.8D Other AF Nikkor † AI-P Nikkor Non-CPU Single-lens reflex digital camera 10.94 × (50 mm lens at infinity. 1. † Excluding lenses for F3AF Equivalent in 35mm (135) format is approx.896 × 1. continuous-servo AF (AF-C).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. 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 to +19 EV (ISO 100 at 20 °C/68 °F) Single-area AF. 5. but exposure meter does not function. –1.0 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 –1.936 × 1.872 × 2. 10 or 20 s duration Focus area can be selected from 11 focus areas • Autofocus (AF): Instant single-servo AF (AF-S).Specifications Type Effective pixels CCD Image size (pixels) Lens mount Compatible lenses * Type G or D Nikkor PC-Micro Nikkor 85 mm f/2.

or 22s is fully charged. and R200. shutterpriority auto (S).. fill-flash and red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight • : Auto.4 lens. Flash Color Information Communication. . . night landscape. 600. M: Fill flash. color temperature setting. modeling Flash. 20 °C/68 °F) 2 to 20 EV (spot metering) Exposure meter coupling CPU coupling Mode Digital Vari-Program ( auto. portrait.5% of frame) centered on active focus area Range (ISO 100 equivalent. slow sync. . A. 13/42 at ISO 100 and 20 °C (68 °F) X-contact only. M: Manual pop-up with button release Approx. slow sync with red-eye reduction. or 10 mm circle in center of frame Spot Meters 3. 28. rear-curtain sync. : Auto. blinks for about 3 s after flash is fired at full output Standard ISO hot-shoe contact with safety lock With SB-800. 28DX. A: Fill flash. 50DX. auto with red-eye reduction. aperture-priority auto (A). auto slow sync. auto slow sync with red-eye reduction. 80DX. red-eye reduction Lights when built-in flash or SB-series Speedlight such as 800. : Fill-flash and red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight • P. slow sync and slow sync with red-eye reduction available with optional Speedlight • . : Auto flash with auto pop-up • P. 600. bulb Auto (TTL white balance with 420-segment RGB sensor). sports.Exposure Metering Matrix Three-mode through-the-lens (TTL) exposure metering 3D color matrix metering II (type G and D lenses). 230. (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 . 28DX. . color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses). red-eye reduction • S. 27. 28. S. Available with SB-800 and CPU lens Available with such Speedlights as SB-800.5 mm circle (about 2. six manual modes with fine tuning. low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD with brightness adjustment Can be selected from NTSC and PAL USB 2. and SB600. Auto FP High-Speed Sync. and FV Lock. rear-curtain with slow sync. i-TTL balanced fill-flash for digital SLR and standard i-TTL fill-flash for digital SLR available with built-in flash. SB-800. preset white balance 2 to 3 exposures in increments of 1 • . landscape. 80DX.5 in. 0 to 20 EV (3D color matrix or center-weighted metering) f/1. 27.0 Hi-speed ⁄ in. macro close-up. 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. flash synchronization at shutter speeds of up to ⁄ s TTL flash control by 420-segment RGB sensor. programmed auto (P) with flexible program. and 22s Available with SB-800 • .000-dot. metering performed by 420-segment RGB sensor Center-weighted Weight of 75% given to 6. nigh portrait). supports Advanced Wireless Lighting (SB-600 and R200 only support AWL when used as remote flash). 2. 8.

HR6 Ni-MH. Spanish. 90 × 35 × 58 mm (3.1 × 3. 39.2 × 0.Firmware upgrades Supported languages Power source Firmware can be upgraded by user Chinese (Simplified and Traditional). Polish. 80 g (2. 585 g (1 lb.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.) without battery. 132 × 103 × 77 mm (5.8 oz.4 × 2. Russian.). 5 oz.8 oz. 144 Technical Notes / Specifications .4 V / 900 mA EN-EL3e rechargeable Li-ion batteries Approx.) Approx. French. 50/60 Hz DC 8. excluding power cable EN-EL3e Rechargeable Li-ion Battery Type Rated capacity Dimensions (W × D × H) Weight Rechargeable lithium-ion battery 7. Finnish.2 × 4. 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.800 mm (5 ft. Italian. all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged battery operating at an ambient temperature of 20 °C (68 °F). or ZR6 nickel manganese AA batteries • EH-5/EH-5a AC adapter (available separately) Approx. Japanese.) Approx.) Approx. 11 in. Swedish • One rechargeable Nikon EN-EL3e Li-ion battery. FR6 lithium. Korean. Portuguese. 80 g (2. 1. German. 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.3 in.0 in. Dutch.6 × 2. body cap. Nikon will not be held liable for damages that may result from any mistakes that this manual may contain.) Approx.4 V / 1500 mAh Approx. memory card.). 135 minutes 0 to +40 °C (+32 to 104 °F) Approx. 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. English. charging voltage (MH-18a quick charger): 7.5 × 56 × 21 mm (1.5 × 1.8 in.

) at all zoom positions Seven blade diaphragm with auto aperture f/3. PK auto extension rings (all types). See the accessory manual for details. K rings (all types). 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/3.6 – 38 (at 135 mm) Maximum aperture 67 mm (P=0.) HB-32 (available separately. 385 g (13.5–5.5 – 22 (at 18 mm).9 × 3.6 oz.6 15 elements in 13 groups (including 1 ED glass element and 2 aspherical elements) 18.4 in. 35. 105.5 – 5. Do not use focusing ring while camera is focusing. Other accessories may also be incompatible.5–5. 50. 24.6G ED AF-S DX: teleconverters (all types).18–135 mm f/3.75 mm) Approx.5 ft. 70. manual focus supported when A-M switch set to A or M. 0. manual focus.5 mm diameter × 86.5 mm/2. Technical Notes / Specifications 145 . and SX-1 attachment rings. BR-4 auto rings. Approx.45 m (1. 73.6G ED AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor Lens (Available Separately) Type Supported cameras Focal length Max. 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. f/5. bellows attachments (all types). 135 Supplied to camera body Zoom adjusted by rotating zoom ring Autofocus with Silent Wave Motor. Focus can be adjusted by rotating lens focusing ring after locking focus in single-servo autofocus.

Example 1: 2. shutter-release button pressed halfway for three seconds and focus cycled from infinity to minimum range three times. after six shots. monitor turned on for five seconds and then turned off . single-frame shooting mode. 146 Technical Notes / Specifications . continuous-servo autofocus. next shot taken after exposure meters have turned off. Batteries will lose their charge if left unused. The following measurements were performed at a temperature of 20 °C (68 °F). Soiled contacts can reduce battery performance. and how the camera is used.6G ED lens. continuous shooting mode. shutter speed ⁄ s. image quality set to JPEG Normal. continuous-servo autofocus. cycle repeated once exposure meters have turned off. image size set to M.5–5. monitor turned on for four seconds after each shot.700 shots AF-S DX 18–135 mm f/3.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. 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. temperature. Example 2: 600 shots AF-S DX 18–135 mm f/3. image size set to L. shutter speed 1⁄250 s. image quality set to JPEG Basic. built-in Speedlight fired at full power with every other shot. • Check battery status regularly using the Battery info option in the setup menu ( 107).5–5. The battery level displayed by the camera may vary with changes in temperature.6G ED lens. • Use EN-EL3e batteries immediately after charging. shutter-release button pressed halfway for five seconds and focus cycled from infinity to minimum range once.

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

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

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

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