Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Picture Controls, part of Learning the Nikon D5200 and D5300.
- When your camera shoots a JPEG file, there's a lot of…work that happens the moment after you snap the picture.…Essentially, the computer inside the camera is reading…the raw data off the image sensor.…Then it applies a white balance setting, sharpens the image…to settings you specify, and compresses it to a file…that's written to your memory card.…With your camera's picture control feature, you can control…how the camera modifies the JPEG file even more.…For example, you can have the camera really punch up…the colors in a photo or adjust its overall contrast.…
Now, these are the types of adjustments that most…photographers prefer to do later using image editing…software like Photoshop or Lightroom when they're on…their computer with a bigger screen.…Most will choose to do this to the raw file so they have…greater flexibility.…But if you want to shoot in JPEG only mode and you want…to really modify the images, you might want to take…a look at picture controls.…To switch picture controls, press the information…
- Getting ready to shoot
- Shooting in scene modes
- Working with the built-in flash
- Changing ISO
- Focusing with modes or by hand
- Understanding shutter release mode
- Switching metering modes
- Shooting with an external flash
- Shooting video
Skill Level Beginner
1. Quick Start
2. A Closer Look at the Camera
3. Shooting in Programmed Auto Mode
4. Exploring Autofocus
5. Understanding Shutter-Release Modes
Using the self-timer2m 20s
6. Understanding Exposure Controls
7. Beyond the Basics
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