Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video What are custom settings?, part of Nikon D7000 Essential Training.
By now, you've probably come to realize that your camera has a lot of…functions and features.…Many of these functions can be modified and customized through the use of custom settings.…For example, maybe you'd prefer your Exposure Compensation changes to go in full…stop increments instead of one-third stop increments, or maybe you want to be…sure that the Autofocus Assist Light doesn't fire because you are shooting…somewhere that it would be disruptive.…These are things that you can easily change with the use of custom settings…which allow you to tailor your camera to your particular tastes and needs.…
To get to the Custom Settings menu, I just go into my menu system.…They have their own dedicated menu.…it's the one with the little pencil here.…Notice the custom settings are divided into categories.…I've got Autofocus, Metering, Timers, Shooting, Bracketing, and then a…generic Controls category.…So if I come down here to Metering/ exposure and select into that, I get all of…my Metering/exposure custom settings and there are five of them, they're labeled with Bs.…
- 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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