Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video Formatting the media card, part of Nikon D7000 Essential Training.
Most media cards come from the factory already formatted, but it's still a good…idea to format a new card with your specific camera.…More importantly though, you'll use your camera's Format Media Card Command any…time that you want to erase your card, so after you've pulled images into your…computer, you'll need to put the card back into your camera and format it.…It's very important that you choose Format Memory Card to do this, rather than…using the Camera's Delete function.…Repeated use of delete can leave your card unreliable and result in you being…unable to get images off of it.…
You can usually use Special File Recovery software to get to the unreadable…images, but it's just better to avoid all that in the first place.…If a card does get messed up then formatting should put it back to normal.…Since formatting is a command that you're going to use very regularly, it's good…to learn exactly where it is.…To format the media card in your D7000, go to the menu and then come down to the…SETUP MENU, the one with the little wrench.…
- 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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