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RGB Histogram Mode on Your Nikon D7100

From Highlights mode on your Nikon D7100, you can press the Multi Selector down to get to RGB Histogram mode, which displays your image as shown on the left. [more…]

Shooting Data Display Mode on Your Nikon D7100

Before you can access the Shooting Data Display mode on your Nikon D7100, you must enable it via the Playback Display Options setting option on the Playback menu. In this mode, you can view up to four [more…]

Overview Mode on Your Nikon D7100

Overview mode on your Nikon D7100 is the second of the two default photo-information modes — meaning that it’s already enabled on the Playback Display Options item on the Playback menu. In this mode, the [more…]

How to Delete Images from Your Nikon D7100

You can erase pictures from a memory card when it’s in your Nikon D7100 camera in three ways: one at a time, all at once, or in batches.

Regardless of which delete technique you want to use, you can’t delete [more…]

How to Hide Photos during Playback on Your Nikon D7100

You can use the Hide Image option on your Nikon D7100's Playback menu to hide some photos while showing others during playback. Suppose that you took 100 pictures — 50 at a business meeting and 50 at the [more…]

How to Protect Photos on Your Nikon D7100

You can safeguard pictures from accidental erasure by giving them protected status on your Nikon D7100's memory card. After you take this step, the camera doesn’t allow you to erase a picture by using [more…]

How to Create a Slide Show with Your Nikon D7100 Images

The Slide Show feature sets the Nikon D7100 camera to automatically display all photos and movies one by one on the camera monitor. Note these details: [more…]

How to View Your Nikon D7100 Photos on a Television

You can connect your Nikon D7100 camera to an HDTV (high-definition television) and view your pictures and movies on that screen. To take advantage of this option, you need a Type C mini-pin HD cable to [more…]

Choose the Right Photo Software for Nikon D7100 Files

Photo programs abound for working with the image files from your Nikon D7100, ranging from inexpensive solutions for beginners to high-end professional options. The good news is that if you don’t need [more…]

How to Connect the Nikon D7100 and Computer

With the USB cable that shipped with your Nikon D7100 camera, you can connect the camera to your computer and then transfer images to the computer’s hard drive. [more…]

Download Files from Your Nikon D7100 Using ViewNX 2

Built into the ViewNX 2 software for your Nikon D7100 is a handy image-downloading tool called Nikon Transfer 2. Follow these steps to use it: [more…]

How to Process Raw Images in the Nikon D7100

Through the NEF (RAW) Processing option on the Retouch menu of your Nikon D7100, you can create a JPEG version of a Raw file right in the camera — no computer or other software required. Follow these steps [more…]

How to Process Raw Files in ViewNX 2

In Nikon ViewNX 2, you can convert your Raw files to the JPEG format or, for top picture quality, to the TIFF format. Although the ViewNX 2 converter isn’t as full-featured as the ones in Nikon Capture [more…]

How to Resize a Single Photo from Your Nikon D7100

The Resize tool is found on the Retouch menu of your Nikon D7100. Your resized images are saved in the JPEG format, which is the web-friendly format. To create a small copy of just one image, take these [more…]

How to Resize a Batch of Images from Your Nikon D7100

With your Nikon D7100's Resize tool, you can resize single images or batches of images. To create small copies of several photos on your Nikon D7100's memory card, use the following alternative in-camera [more…]

Copy Files from One Nikon D7100 Memory Card to Another

When you have two memory cards installed in the Nikon D7100 camera, you can use the Copy Image(s) option on the Playback menu to copy pictures from one card to the other. Follow these steps: [more…]

10 Fun (and Practical) Ways to Manipulate Your Photos

The tools found on the Retouch menu of your Nikon D7100 provide the capability to repair your not-so-great photos right in the camera. Every photographer produces a clunker now and then. When it happens [more…]

How to Attach or Remove a Lens from a Nikon D3200

Your Nikon D3200, like any dSLR camera, allows you to change lenses. Any many serious photographers want to own multiple lenses. This way, for example, you can mount a 50mm lens when you're taking portraits [more…]

Using a VR (Vibration Reduction) Lens with Your Nikon D3200

Some Nikon lenses, including the 18-55mm lens sold in a kit with the D3200 camera body, offer Vibration Reduction. On Nikon lenses, this feature is indicated by the initials [more…]

Restoring Default Settings to Your Nikon D3200

You can quickly reset all the options on the Shooting menu on your Nikon D3200 by selecting Reset Shooting Options, as shown on the left in the following figure. Likewise, the Setup menu also has a Reset [more…]

How to Use the Built-In Flash on Your Nikon D3200

The built-in flash on your Nikon D3200, shown in its raised position on the left in the following figure, offers an easy, convenient way to add light to a scene. For even more lighting power, you can attach [more…]

How to Use Guide Mode on Your Nikon D3200

Your Nikon D3200 offers six automatic Scene modes, which select settings designed to capture specific scenes in ways that are traditionally considered best from a creative standpoint [more…]

How to Set Video Quality on Your Nikon D3200

When you want to shoot a movie with your Nikon D3200, you have to remember two camera settings that affect the quality of your video: Frame Size/Frame Rate and Movie Quality. You access both through the [more…]

Special-Purpose Flash Options on Your Nikon D3200

Your Nikon D3200 offers four special sync modes within the Fill Flash and Red-Eye Reduction Flash modes on your camera, where the flash and shutter are synchronized so that the flash fires at the exact [more…]

Choosing a Color Space on a Nikon D3200

By default, your Nikon D3200 camera captures images using the sRGB color mode, which simply refers to an industry-standard spectrum of colors. (The s is for [more…]

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