Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video The Assign Preview button, part of Nikon D7000 Essential Training.
We've looked at the Depth of Field Preview button and you've seen how you can…use it to try and get a better idea of what the depth of field in your scene…is going to be like.…If you don't do a lot of depth of field control or if you find that the depth of…field preview is just too hard to work with, because it makes your viewfinder so…dark and all of that kind of thing, then you may want to just give up on that…and assign that button to do something else.…If I go into the Controls section of my Custom Settings menu and go down here to…Assign preview button, I can see that it defaults to Depth of Field Preview.…But just as with the function button I can give it any of these other functions.…
So this is actually the exact same menu that you have with the Assign Function button.…I can choose it to activate the level on the camera or the grid or the spot meter.…I can change it to be Exposure lock or Flash Value lock, any number of other things.…So if you're finding you're not using it for Depth of Field Preview or if you…
- What is an SLR?
- Attaching a lens to a camera
- Deciding how many batteries and media cards are needed
- Setting Auto mode
- Changing ISO
- Changing image format and size
- Manually selecting a focus point
- Correcting exposure while shooting
- Controlling white balance
- Using a driver and self-timer
- Auto exposure bracketing
- Selecting a picture style
- Using Live View
- Shooting video
- Using custom functions, such as ISO expansion and mirror lockup
- Cleaning the camera and sensor
Skill Level Beginner
1. Getting to Know Your Nikon SLR
2. Shooting in Auto Mode
3. Shooting in Program Mode
4. Controlling Autofocus
5. Controlling White Balance
Using white balance presets2m 11s
6. Understanding Release Modes
7. Using the Exposure Control Options
8. More Playback Options
9. Shooting with Scene Modes
10. Shooting with Flash
11. Shooting with Picture Styles
12. Using Live View
13. Shooting Video
14. Customizing Menus and Modes
15. Using Custom Settings
16. Retouching Images
17. Caring for Your Camera
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