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Nikon D7000 User Guide  Back to Notes on Photography
by Makoto Honda     September 30, 2012   


Auto ISO Sensitivity (p.103)

If turned on, camera automatically increases ISO (when dark) to maintain the minimum shutter speed.
Shooting Menu - ISO Sensitivity - Auto - ON  Good to keep it on just in case (OFF for time exposure).
   - Set minimum shutter to 1/15 or 1/30
   - Set maximum ISO to 1600 or 3200

AF - Auto Focus Setting  (p.91)

AF Mode
Push AF Button + Rear Dial
   - AF-S : Single - good for regular shooting (one-sensor or AUTO area)
   - AF-C : Continuous - Predictive focus tracking
   - AF-A : Camera decides AF-S (if subject static) or AF-C (if subject moving) ...
Don't use this
AF Area
Push AF Button + Front Dial
   -   1  : one-sensor predictive tracking --- Good for
Oncoming train, Airplane.
   -   9  : (AF-C only) Subject moving predictably. --- Good for
Runner, race car.
   - 21  : (AF-C only) 21 sensors. Subject moving unpredictably ---
Football game.
   - 39  : (AF-C only) 39 sensors. So fast, cannot frame ---
Birds flying.
   - 3D tracking : (AF-C only) Subject moving erratically ---
Tennis player.
   - AUTO area : Camera detects subject to focus --
VERY SPECIAL.

Bracketing (p.109)

1)  Custom Setting - e5 : Auto Bracketing Set
      - AE & Flash - Bracket both Exposure and Flash
      - AE only - Bracket Exposure only
      - WB Bracketing - Bracket White balance
      - ADL Bracketing - Bracket Active-D lighting
2)  Push BKT button on the front/side of the camera
      - Front Dial to set the amount ---- 0.5, 1.0, 1.5, or 2.0 
      - Rear Dial to set number of shots --- 3F, +2F, -2F, or 0F (to turn off)
3)  Now shoot continuously 2 or 3 shots....  Make sure to turn off bracketing when done (see above - 0F)

File Naming / File Number Sequence (p.204, p.218)

1)  Shooting Menu - Color Space - AdobeRGB / sRGB  (Use AdobeRGB for stock)
2) 
Custom Settings - Shooting/display d8 : File number sequence - ON
      Keep this ON all the time to get unique file number.
3)  Before file number (last 4 digits) reaches AAA_9999,  reset to 0001 - Also change first 3 letters (AAA)
      To reset, card must be empty or a new storage folder....
      1 -
Shooting Menu - File Naming - Change the first 3 letters from AA1 to AA2, AA3, AA4... and so on.
      2 -
Shooting Menu - Storage Folder - Create any new folder "111". Or, insert new card.
      3 -
Custom Settings - Shooting/display d8 : File number sequence - RESET - OK
     
4 - Custom Settings - Shooting/display d8 : File number sequence - ON

AF Fine Tuning (p.246)

1)  Setup Menu - AF fine tune - ON  Keep it ON - This does not affect the lens not registered
2) 
Setup Menu - AF fine tune - Saved value - Adjust +20/-20 for the current CPU lens  OK
3)  Setup Menu - AF fine tune -  Default - 0  Important to kepp this to 0 (Zero)
4)  Setup Menu - AF fine tune -  List saved values Assign number (not important)
D7000 - 18-55mm (-20) /18-200mm (-20) / 35mmF1.8 (-20) / Micro 60mmF2.8 (-20)
D300 
 - 18-55mm (-6) /18-200mm (-6) / 35mmF1.8 (-2) / Micro 60mmF2.8 (-5)

 

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