Adjust LCD brightness Nikon D800


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Adjusting LCD brightness

That big LCD screen on the back of your camera is a great photographic aid: you can use it to review your images in Live View mode; you can actually use it as a viewfinder. But there are some things to understand about it. It is not an accurate way of assessing tone or color in your image. So if you're trying to figure out if something is over- or underexposed, just looking at that image on the back of your viewfinder is not the way to do it. Similarly, if you're trying to decide if colors are accurate or if you have got a level of saturation that you like, still don't want to go with the LCD.

One thing to understand is that the camera might be brightening up the image that it puts to the LCD to make it easier to view in brighter light, and that can cause a shift in tone and color. So we never use the LCD as a really accurate way of assessing anything other than composition. Now, you can change the brightness of the LCD, and this is a good thing to do if you find yourself i...

Adjusting LCD brightness
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Adjusting LCD brightness provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting with the Nikon D800

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