Join Ben Long for an in-depth discussion in this video The customized command dial, part of Nikon D7000 Essential Training.
By now you should be well-accustomed to using the two different command dials…that you have on your D7000.…However, you can't change their behavior, you can configure them in some…different ways, and there's one configuration in particular that maybe critical…to set depending on how you've set up your camera.…Here I am in the Custom Settings menu.…If I go down to the Controls batch and work my way down to Customize command…dials, I get four different options here.…First one is very important if you have used another custom setting that we…looked at in the last movie, and that is Reverse indicators.…
This reversed where positive and negative are in the exposure…compensation control.…If I've swapped those, then I probably want to reverse rotation on my command dial.…That means that if I've swapped it so that positive is to the right, now rolling…the wheel to the right will move in a positive direction.…So those do kind of need to go together to really make sense.…Change main/sub lets me change the behavior of the command dials when I'm in priority modes.…
- 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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