Select a picture control Nikon D800


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Selecting a picture control

The easiest way to select a particular picture control is to hit the Picture Control button right here. Now, this isn't going to do anything if I am in Playback mode, but when I'm in Shooting mode, or when the screen is off entirely, pressing it will bring up a Picture Control menu. From here I can select from any of the standard picture control: Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait and Landscape. Note that these have nothing to do with orientation; these are actually tuning the image for shooting portraiture or shooting landscape-type shots. One thing that's very nice about the Nikon Picture Control system is I can customize these, as you'll see in the next movie, but I can also copy them from device to device.

So if you're part of a team of shooters covering a particular event and you've built a specific picture control for that situation, you can simply copy that picture control around to make sure that everybody is shooting with the same control. And...

Selecting a picture control
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Selecting a picture control 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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Photography
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D800
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