Join Steve Simon for an in-depth discussion in this video Zeroing out the camera and final tips, part of Nikon D800 and D810: Tips, Tricks, & Techniques.
- Hey everybody.…So have you ever picked up your camera,…grabbed it out of the camera bag, start shooting,…and then realize you've got these…crazy settings from the night before…that are screwing things up…and you're not getting what you need to get?…Well, I think that's happened to everybody…and because of that, as part of my workflow,…at the end of the day before I go on to doing other things,…I make sure that I reset my camera to zero.…By that I mean make sure certain settings…are set so that the next day,…when I pick up that camera,…I back, I focus and shoot, I'm going to get the shot.…
There won't be some weird…bracketing situation going on.…I think it's something that you can make…part of your workflow.…I'll let you know how I do it.…Basically, I'm an Aperture Priority guy,…so I make sure that my exposure mode…is set to Aperture Priority.…Generally, I stay on Aperture Priority all the time…as you've heard from me,…but sometimes I dip into Manual…depending on lighting conditions.…I'm going to just turn on the info screen so I can see it.…
In this course, photographer, author, and educator Steve Simon demonstrates a set of customization strategies aimed at making the D800 and D810 far more responsive.
- Configuring back button autofocus
- Working in single-point autofocus
- Using dynamic-area and group-area autofocus
- Exploring advanced autofocus in the D800 and D810
- Working in live view
- Reviewing best practices for Nikon shooting