Join Richard Harrington for an in-depth discussion in this video Changing image format and size, part of Learning the Nikon D600 and D610.
- Your camera can record images…at different quality and size settings.…These determine how much space…the photo takes up on the memory card,…as well as what type of edits and outputs can be made later.…Most of the time,…I choose to shoot at a maximum quality…and I recommend that you do too.…You can always take a large photo and make it smaller,…but it is difficult to take a small photo…and blow it up without losing significant quality.…But, perhaps you’re running low on memory card space…and you need to save some room.…To change modes, press the quality button…and rotate the main command dial…until the desired setting is shown in the control panel…or on the information display.…
You’ll also see the total number of images…that you can store on the card change…with each format and size.…Your camera has two types of files it can record.…An NEF file stores the RAW data…from the image sensor.…This type of file is much larger,…but offers significant benefits…during the editing stage.…With RAW files, as these are often called,…
Want to get up and running even faster? Check out the "Quick Start" chapter to learn how to use your D600 or D610 straight out of the box.
- Powering up and shooting with the scene modes
- Reviewing the lens controls
- Changing image format and size
- Adjusting ISO and exposure compensations
- Using Flexible Program mode
- Shooting in continuous low-speed, high-speed, and quiet-shutter-release modes
- Switching between metering modes
- Shooting with flash
- Shooting video
Skill Level Beginner
1. Quick Start
2. A Closer Look
3. Shooting in Programmed Auto Mode
4. Exploring Autofocus
5. Understanding Shutter-Release Modes
6. Understanding Exposure Controls
7. Beyond the Basics
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