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Picture Control              Back to Nikon D300 Menu Hierarchy
by Makoto Honda     February 2, 2008   

Picture Control is used to fine-tune the picture quality. There are four preset Nikon Picture Controls:  Standard, Neutral, Vivid or Monochrome. In addition, you can create a new picture control or modify an existing one.

SHOOTING MENU

Set Picture Control This allows selection of the picture control you want to use.
Manage Picture Control This allows creation, deletion, renaming and loading of picture controls.

Picture Control is composed of the following settings:

Sharpening Select from 0 (lowest) to 9 (highest).
Contrast Select from -3 (lowest) to +3 (highest) or Active D-Lighting.
Brightness Select from -1 (lowest) to +1 (highest) or Active D-Lighting.
Saturation Select from -2, -1, 0, +1, +2 or Auto.
Hue Select from -2, -1, 0, +1, +2.
Filter effect Select from Yellow, Orange, Red, Green (for monochrome only).
Toning effect (monochrome only)
Quick Adjust  

To select a picture control to use: Go to Set Picture Control, highlight the one you want, and hit OK.
To modify an existing picture control: Go to
Set Picture Control, highlight the one to modify, and click right arrow, modify contents. ThenOK.
To create a new picture control: Go to
Manage Picture Control, select Save/Edit, highlight the one to use as a template, and click right arrow, modify contents, OK, Save as, OK.
To delete an existing picture control: Go to
Manage Picture Control, select Delete, highlight the one to delete, OK.
To rename an existing picture control: Go to
Manage Picture Control, select Rename, highlight the one to rename, rename & OK.
To load/save an existing picture control: Go to
Manage Picture Control, select CopyToCamera or DeleteFromCard or CopyToCard, and follow the steps...

   

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