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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…]

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 Trim Movies on Your Nikon D5300

You can do some limited movie editing on your Nikon D5300. Notice the emphasis: limited editing. You can trim frames from the start of a movie and clip off frames from the end, and that's it. [more…]

How to Save a Movie Frame as a Still Image on Your Nikon D5300

You may decide that something you captured as video on your Nikon D5300 would make a great still image. You can save a frame of the movie as a still photo. Here's how: [more…]

How to Display Photos One at a Time (Full-Frame Playback) on Your Nikon D5300

It’s likely that you have already been playing around with the Playback mode on your Nikon D5300. But, there are different options for viewing photos on your digital camera. For normal playback—that is [more…]

How to View Multiple Photos One at a Time (Thumbnails View) on Your Nikon D5300

Along with viewing images one at a time on your 5300, you can display 4 or 9 thumbnails or even a whopping 72 thumbnails. Use these techniques to change to thumbnails view and navigate your photos: [more…]

How to Display Photos in Calendar View on Your Nikon D5300

In Calendar view, you see a little calendar on the screen of your Nikon D5300. By selecting a date on the calendar, you can quickly navigate to all pictures you shot on that day. A thumbnail-free date [more…]

How to Zoom in on a Photo in Single-Frame View on Your Nikon D5300

After displaying a photo in single-frame view on your Nikon D5300, you can magnify it to get a close-up look at important details, as shown on the right. Here's the scoop: [more…]

How to View Picture Data on Your Nikon D5300

In single-picture view on your 5300, you can choose from the six display modes. By default, however, only the File Information display is available. To use any other display options, you must enable them [more…]

How to Use the File Information Mode on Your Nikon D5300

In the File Information display mode on your Nikon D5300, the monitor displays certain data. Here's the key to what information appears, starting at the top of the screen and working down: [more…]

How to Use the Highlights (Blinkies) Mode on Your Nikon D5300

The highlights mode on your Nikon D5300 can be helpful. One of the most difficult problems to correct in a photo-editing program is known as blown highlights [more…]

How to Use the RGB Histograms Mode on Your Nikon D5300

Press the Multi Selector down to shift from Highlights mode to this mode on your Nikon D5300. You can view your picture in this mode only if you enable it via the Display Mode option on the Playback menu [more…]

How to Use the Shooting Data Display Mode on Your Nikon D5300

Before you can access Shooting Data mode on your 5300, you must enable it via the Playback Display Options setting on the Playback menu. After turning on the option, press the Multi Selector down to shift [more…]

How to Use the Overview Mode on Your Nikon D5300

In Overview mode, the playback screen on your Nikon D5300 contains a small image thumbnail along with scads of shooting data—although not quite as much as Shooting Data mode—plus a Brightness histogram [more…]

How to Create a Slide Show on Your Nikon D5300

Did you know your Nikon D5300 allows you to create a slide show? Many photo-editing programs offer a tool for creating digital slide shows that can be viewed on a computer or, if copied to a DVD, on a [more…]

How to View Photos on a Television with Your Nikon D5300

Your Nikon D5300 is equipped with a feature that allows you to connect your camera and play your pictures and movies on a television screen. In fact, you have three playback options: [more…]

How to Rate Photos and Movies on Your Nikon D5300

Using your D5300's Rating feature, you can assign a rating to a picture or movie file. You can even assign a “trash this” rating to flag images that you think you want to delete. [more…]

How to Delete Photos on Your Nikon D5300

You have three options for erasing pictures from a memory card when it's in your Nikon D5300. One note before you begin: None of the Delete features erase pictures that you protect. To erase protected [more…]

How to Protect Photos on Your Nikon D5300

You can protect picture and movie files from accidental erasure by giving them protected status. After you take this step, the D5300 doesn't allow you to delete the file from your memory card, whether [more…]

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