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  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 1
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 2
    ...through the process of unpacking and setting up your Nikon digital camera, taking your first photographs, and transferring them to.... Guide to Digital Photography The Guide to Digital Photography (this manual) provides complete operating instructions for your camera. Nikon View 5 Reference Manual The ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 3
    ... Camera" to familiarize yourself with the conventions used in this manual and the names of camera parts, then set up your camera as described in "First Steps." Overview Getting to...and on optional accessories, camera care, and troubleshooting. More About Playback Menu Guide Connections ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 4
    For Your Safety To prevent damage to your Nikon product or injury to yourself or to others, read ... that should be read before using your Nikon product to prevent possible injury. WARNINGS ... in injury. After removing the battery, take the equipment to a Nikon-authorized service center for inspection. ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 5
    ... input and output jacks, use only the cables provided or sold by Nikon for the purpose, to maintain compliance with product regulations. Keep out of ... use. Observe due caution when removing memory cards from the camera. CD-ROMs The CD-ROMs on which the software and manuals are distributed should not ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 6
    ... interfere with the monitor, damage data stored on the memory card, or affect the product's internal circuitry. ... are especially susceptible to damage. Cleaning • When cleaning the camera body, use a blower to remove dust ..., dry cloth. After using your camera at the beach or seaside, wipe off any ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 7
    ... outside in cold weather. Keep a spare battery in a warm place and exchange the two .... • After removing the battery from the camera, be sure to replace the terminal cover. Memory cards • Turn ... as shown in the illustration at right. Inserting cards upside down or backwards could damage the camera ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 8
    ... means, without Nikon's prior written permission. • Nikon reserves the right to change the specifications of the hardware and software described in these manuals at any time and without prior notice. • Nikon will not be held liable for any damages ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 9
    ... of Iomega Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. All other trade names mentioned in this manual or the other documentation provided with your Nikon product are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. vii
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 10
    ...Notices ...Introduction: Getting Started ...Overview: About This Manual ...Getting to Know the Camera: Camera Controls and Displays ...First Steps: Getting the Camera Ready for Use...5-Attach a Lens ...Step 6-Insert a Memory Card ...Tutorial: Basic Photography and Playback ...Basic...
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    Focus: Controlling How the Camera Focuses ...Focus Mode ...Focus Area Selection ...Autofocus ...Manual Focus ...Exposure; Controlling How the Camera Sets Exposure ...Metering ...... ...Deleting Individual Photographs ...Menu Guide: Index to Menu Options ...Using Camera Menus: Basic Menu ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 12
    ... to a Computer: Data Transfer and Camera Control ...Software for the D100 ...Direct USB Connection ... ...Lenses for the D100 ...Other Accessories ...Approved Memory Cards ...Caring for Your Camera: Storage ...: Understanding Error Messages and Displays ...Web Resources: On-Line Resources for Nikon Users ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 13
    ... used. Getting to Know the Camera Bookmark this section and refer to it as you read through the manual for information on the names and functions of camera parts. First Steps This ... will take when using your camera for the first time: inserting the battery and memory card, attaching a lens ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 14
    Overview About This Manual This manual is designed to help you enjoy taking photographs with the advanced Nikon D100 single-lens reflex (SLR) digital camera. First-time users who can't wait to experience the simplicity and immediacy of digital...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 15
    ..., Oceania, the Middle East, and Africa: http://www.nikon-asia.com/ Visit these sites to keep up... below for contact information: http://www.nikon-image.com/eng/ Replacing This Manual Should you lose this manual, replacements can be ordered, for a fee, from any authorized Nikon service representative....
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 16
    Getting to Know the Camera Camera Controls and Displays Take a few moments to familiarize yourself with camera controls and ... refer to it as you read through the rest of the manual. Introduction-Getting to Know the Camera Camera Body 5 6 7 8 9 1 2 3 4 10 11 1 12 13 14 1 Eyelet for camera strap ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 17
    15 Introduction-Getting to Know the Camera 17 16 18 19 20 21 15 Built-in Speedlight ...94, 98 16 ... illuminator) will light when the LCD illuminator button ( ) is pressed, allowing you to confirm camera settings in the dark. The illuminator will remain lit while the camera exposure meters are ...
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    Getting to Know the Camera Camera Body (continued) 30 22 23 24 25 ...Introduction-Getting to Know the Camera 22 Viewfinder eyepiece ...30 23 Flash exposure compensation (...32 Main command dial ...12 33 Memory card slot cover ...22 34 ...Focus area lock switch ...64 36 Memory card slot cover latch ...22 ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 19
    Camera Controls and Displays Introduction-Getting to Know the Camera 42 43 44 45 40 41 40 Tripod socket 41 Connectors for MB-D100 ...180 42 Metering selector ...75 43 Diopter adjustment control ...30 44 Battery-chamber cover latch ...16 45 Battery-chamber cover ...16, 180 7
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 20
    Getting to Know the Camera Control Panel 1 2 9 Introduction-Getting to Know the Camera 3 10 11 4 12 5 6 13 14 7 15 16 8 17 8
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 21
    ... Controls and Displays Introduction-Getting to Know the Camera 1 Shutter speed ...79-80 Sensitivity ...... adjustment ...90 2 Battery indicator ...17 3 Image size ...46 4 Image quality ...44 5 Flash compensation ...88 14 Clock battery indicator ...19 15 "K" (appears when memory remains for over ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 22
    ... Camera The Viewfinder Display Introduction-Getting to Know the Camera 1 2 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 No Battery When the battery is totally exhausted or no ... display will return to normal when a fully-charged battery is inserted. The Viewfinder Display The focus-area ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 23
    Camera Controls and Displays Introduction-Getting to Know the Camera 1 12-mm (0.47˝) reference circle for center-weighted metering... indicator .. 86 10 "K" (appears when memory remains for over 1,000 exposures) ...42 11 Flash-ready indicator ...99 12 Battery indicator ...17 13 Shutter speed ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 24
    Getting to Know the Camera The Command Dials The main- and sub-command dials are used alone... combination with other controls to adjust a variety of settings. Flash sync mode button Function dial Sub...image quality ( 46) Introduction-Getting to Know the Camera + Choose an image size ( 47) White ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 25
    Camera Controls and Displays AF-area mode Introduction-Getting to Know the Camera + Choose a setting for AF-area mode ( 65) Exposure + Choose ... + Choose a flash sync mode (when function dial set to P, S, A, or M; 98) + Set flash compensation (when function dial set to P, S, A, or M; 102) 13
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 26
    ...: 176-183 • Technical Notes: Optional Accessories ...• Caring for the Camera and Battery ...iv-v STEP 3 STEP 4 STEP ... 19 20-21 To learn more about the lenses available for the D100, see: 176-183 • Technical Notes: Optional Accessories ...STEP 6 Insert a Memory Card To learn more about ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 27
    ... Cover A clear plastic cover (the BM-2 LCD monitor cover) is provided with the camera to keep the monitor clean, and to protect the monitor when the ... projections on the top of the cover into the matching indentations above the camera monitor (1), then press the bottom of the cover until you hear it ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 28
    ... Steps Step 2-Insert the Battery Your camera is powered by a single rechargeable Nikon EN-EL3 lithium-ion battery (provided). 2.1 Charge the battery The EN-EL3 battery supplied ... when inserted in the MH-18 quick charger provided with your camera; instructions for use may be found in ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 29
    ...discharged Low battery - (Flashes) (Flashes) Battery exhausted * No icon displayed when camera powered ... is off and the main battery is inserted or the camera is powered by an optional EH-5 AC adapter... the number of exposures remaining. If no memory card is inserted, will be displayed. 7-Auto...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 30
    3 Introduction-First Steps First Steps Step 3-Choose a Language Camera menus and messages can be displayed in your choice of German, ...Show Hide Image Print Set Display Mode ND100 Turn camera on Display camera menus -- O OFF NTSC -- En OFF 3.3 SET UP Format...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 31
    Getting the Camera Ready for Use 4 Introduction-First Steps Step 4-Set the Time and...Video Output Date Language Image Comment • The camera clock is less accurate than most ...which is charged as necessary when a charged EN-EL3 battery is installed or the camera is powered by an optional EH-5 AC ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 32
    ... mounting mark on the lens aligned with the mounting mark on the camera body, position the lens in the camera's bayonet ... dirt, or other foreign matter inside your camera could show up as specks or blotches in... BF-1A body cap supplied with your camera. When exchanging lens or replacing the body cap,...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 33
    ...the camera off and locked aperture at the highest f/-number. Detaching the Lens Be sure the camera is off when removing or exchanging lenses. To remove the lens, press and hold... indicate that aperture can only be set using the lens aperture ring. For more information on: 176 Lenses for the D100 21
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 34
    6 Introduction-First Steps First Steps Step 6-Insert a Memory Card In place of film, your Nikon digital camera uses CompactFlash™ memory cards or IBM Microdrive® cards to store photographs. For a list of approved memory cards, see "Technical Notes: ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 35
    Getting the Camera Ready for Use 6 Introduction-First Steps 6.4 Format the memory card Memory cards... before proceeding ( 169). ( and ) To format the card, turn the camera on and hold the buttons down ... current settings. No Memory Card If no memory card is inserted in the camera when a charged EN...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 36
    ...cards may be hot after use. Observe due caution when removing memory cards from the camera. Removing Memory ...be removed without loss of data when the camera is off. Before removing the memory card, wait for the green card ... out and then turn the camera off. Pressing the memory card slot cover latch, ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 37
    Tutorial Basic Photography and Playback Basic Photography 26-34 Basic Playback 35-36 This chapter takes you step-by... your first photographs and playing them back. Basic Photography This section describes how to use autofocus and auto multi program autoexposure for simple, "pointand-shoot" ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 38
    ... There are six basic steps to taking photographs: STEP 1 Ready the Camera 27 Tutorial-Basic Photography To learn more about the battery ...-Button Reset ...110 • Menu Guide: The Custom Settings Menu ...144-160 STEP 2 Adjust Camera Settings To learn more about the following camera settings, see:...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 39
    ... camera as described below. Tutorial-Basic Photography 1.1 Turn the camera on The control panel will turn on and the display in the ..., . You will need to delete pictures, insert a new memory card, or adjust image quality and size settings before you will be able to take additional photographs. ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 40
    ... Basic Photography Step 2-Adjust Camera Settings This Tutorial describes how take photographs at default settings....2,000 pixels in size. 46- 47 Sensitivity (the digital equivalent of film speed) 48- is set to... selected focus 66 area. 64 Center Camera focuses on subject in center focus area. ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 41
    ... mode dial (2) to (single frame). This sets the camera to take one photograph each time ... dial to P (auto multi program). At this setting, the camera will automatically adjust shutter-speed and ... when the lens mounted on the camera is a CPU lens. When a non-CPU lens is used, will flash in the aperture...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 42
    ... your elbows propped lightly against your torso for support. Hold the handgrip in your right hand and cradle the camera body or lens with your left. The optional MB-D100 multi function battery pack is equipped with a shutter-release button for taking photographs in ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 43
    ...Step 4-Focus In single-servo AF, the camera focuses on the subject in the selected focus area ...autofocus operation. Viewfinder Display ● ● (flashes) Subject in focus. Meaning Camera unable to focus on subject... using autofocus. If the camera is unable to focus using autofocus, use manual focus...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 44
    ...) or increasing sensitivity ( 48). 3-ISO Auto ( 148) When ON is selected for Custom Setting 3 (ISO Auto), the camera will automatically vary sensitivity from the value selected by the user to help ensure optimum exposure. 9-EV Step ( 151) By ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 45
    ... command dial until Press the button and control panel. is displayed in the the flash-ready viewfinder c Checkthe shutter-releaseindicator in theand check Press button halfway the flash-ready indicator in the viewfinder. When the built-in Speedlight is raised, ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 46
    ...-release button the rest of the way down. While the photograph is being recorded to the memory card after shooting, the access lamp next to the card slot cover will light. Do not eject the memory card, turn the camera off, or remove or disconnect the power source until the lamp has gone out. ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 47
    ... photographs in reverse order. To scroll rapidly through the images on the memory card, press and hold the up or down buttons on the multi selector. When the last photograph on the memory card is displayed, you can return to the first photograph by pressing the multi selector down. When the ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 48
    Basic Playback Take Additional Photographs To end playback and return to shooting mode, press the the shutter-release button halfway. button or press Tutorial-Basic Playback 6-Monitor Off ( 151) The monitor will turn off automatically to save power if no operations are performed for the ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 49
    Taking Photographs The Details In "Tutorial: Taking Photographs," you learned the basic order of operations for ... chapter explains how and when you can adjust camera settings for different shooting conditions. Choosing a ... Focus 63-74 Exposure 75-93 Flash Photography 94-107 Self-Timer Mode ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 50
    ...: Exposure Mode ...Is my subject very bright, very dark, or high contrast? 76-83 86 87-93 ➡ Exposure: Exposure Compensation ...➡ Exposure: Bracketing ...Will I need the flash? ➡ Flash Photography ...Do I need to delay shutter release? 94-107 ➡ Self-Timer Mode ... 108-109 38
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 51
    ...some camera settings (shooting mode, focus, metering, exposure mode, exposure compensation, flash ...mode, and flash exposure compensation) are made using the buttons and dials on the camera body....shooting menu or using the buttons and dials on the camera body. To make a selection from the shooting menu...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 52
    ... are not available while images are being recorded to the memory card. • The button performs the same function as... ton to turn the monitor off or by turning the camera off. To exit the menus and focus the camera for the next shot, press the shutter-release button halfway. Using the Multi Selector ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 53
    ... Your choice of shooting mode determines how the camera takes photographs: one at a time, in a continuous ... button is pressed all the way down. Camera records photographs at a rate of about three frames ... focus, manual exposure, a shutter speed of 1/250 s or faster, and memory remaining in the buffer....
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 54
    .... Do not turn the camera off, remove the memory card, or remove or disconnect the power ... being transferred to the memory card will be saved. All other images in the buffer will be lost. If the battery is ... Photographs-Choosing a Shooting Mode Large-Capacity Memory Cards When enough memory remains ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 55
    ... and size determine how much space each photograph occupies on the memory card. This in turn determines the total number of photographs that .... Actual time required varies with make of card. ** When opened in Nikon View 5 or Nikon Capture 3, NEF images are 3,008 × 2,000 pixels in size. †† File ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 56
    ... Raw 12-bit data from the CCD are saved directly to the memory card in Nikon Electronic Image Format (NEF). NEF files can only be viewed in Nikon View... JPEG Normal JPEG Basic File Names Photographs taken with the D100 are stored as image files with names of the form "DSC_nnnn.xxx,"...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 57
    Making Effective Use of Memory Image quality can be set using the function dial, or using the Image Quality option in the shooting menu....Selecting either option cancels white balance bracketing. White balance for NEF (RAW) images can be adjusted using Nikon Capture 3 (available separately; 170). 45
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 58
    ... the size at which it can be printed without becoming noticeably "grainy." Choose image size according to the space available on the memory card and the task at hand. Option Large Medium Small Size (pixels) 3,008 × 2,000 2,240 × 1,488 ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 59
    Making Effective Use of Memory Image size can be set using the function dial, or using the Resolution option in the shooting ... when image quality is set to NEF (Raw) or Comp. NEF (Raw). When opened in Nikon View 5 or Nikon Capture 3, NEF images are 3,008 × 2,000 pixels in size. The Resolution Menu ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 60
    Sensitivity (ISO Equivalency) Reacting Faster to Light "Sensitivity" is the digital equivalent of film speed. The higher the sensitivity, the less light needed to make an exposure, allowing higher shutter speeds or smaller apertures. Sensitivity can be set between values roughly equivalent to ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 61
    ... in the shooting menu. 3-ISO Auto ( 148) When ON is selected for Custom Setting 3 (ISO Auto), the camera will automatically vary sensitivity from the value selected by the user to help ensure optimum exposure. Sensitivity can not be set to HI...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 62
    ...lighting. Unlike the film used in film cameras, digital cameras can mimic this adjustment by processing ... Fluorescent Direct Sunlight Flash Cloudy Shade Preset Camera measures color temperature ... with subjects lit by direct sunlight. Use with Nikon Speedlights, including the built-in Speedlight. Use ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 63
    ... White Bal Auto Incandescent Fluorescent Direct Sunlight Speedlights Connected via a Sync Cable When the AS-15 accessory shoe adapter is used to connect optional Speedlights via a sync cable, the camera may not be able to set white balance appropriately in A (auto) mode....
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 64
    ...to cycle through white-balance settings as shown below. Taking Photographs-White Balance (Auto) (Incandescent) (Fluorescent) (Direct Sunlight) (Preset) (Shade) (Cloudy) (Flash) The Function Dial Pictures can only be taken when the function dial is set to P, S, A, or M. When the function ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 65
    ...(d a y l Sunli dy Clou ig h t) e Shad ig h t) t Direc g ht Flash +3 +2 +1 ±0 -1 -2 -3 2,700 K 2,800 K 2,900 K 3,000 K 3,100 K 3,200 K 3,300 K ...K 6,600 K 6,700 K 7,100 K 7,500 K 8,000 K 8,400 K 8,800 K 9,200 K * The camera color temperature setting may differ from the value for color ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 66
    ... to WB, rotate the sub-command dial. 11-BKT Set ( 153) When WB Bracketing is selected for Custom Setting 11 (BKT Set; 153), the camera will create from two to three images each time the shutter is released. White balance will be varied for each image, "bracketing" the value selected using ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 67
    ... to the right to return to the shooting menu. Manual Exposure Mode To ensure accurate white balance, the amount of light entering the camera is increased. In exposure mode M, use the electronic analog exposure display to set exposure. 55
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 68
    ... result in extreme under- or over-exposure could prevent the camera from measuring a value for white balance. Under studio lighting, ...; 74) and focus manually. At a setting of single-servo autofocus, lack of contrast may prevent the camera focusing on a neutral gray reference object, and the shutter-...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 69
    ... will be taken). If the camera is able to measure a value for white balance, the letters will flash for two ... balance, repeat Steps 3-5. Note that the camera can store only one value ... balance is measured while images are being recorded to the memory card ( 34), the result ( / or ) will not appear ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 70
    ... Edges More Distinct: Image Sharpening When you take a photograph, the camera automatically processes the image to increase the distinction between light and...amount of sharpening performed. Option Auto (default) Description The camera automatically adjusts sharpening according to the subject and how ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 71
    ..., this option is equivalent to Normal. Taking Photographs-Image Adjustment Custom * This feature is not available when the D100 is used with the Macintosh version of Nikon Capture 3. Auto Even when shooting the same type scene, the ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 72
    ... menu. SHOOTING MENU Tone Comp. Auto Normal Less contrast More contrast Custom OK Suiting Colors to Your Workflow: Color Mode Your Nikon digital camera offers a choice of color modes, which determine the gamut of colors available for color ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 73
    ... notice tonal discontinuities (colors changing abruptly instead of progressing gradually from one tone to the next). When photographs created with the D100 are opened in Nikon View 5 or Nikon Capture 3, the appropriate color space will be selected automatically....
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 74
    ... the right to put your choice into effect and return to the shooting menu. SHOOTING MENU Hue Adjustment 0 OK Hue The RGB color model used in digital photographs reproduces colors using differing amounts of red, green, and blue light. By mixing two colors of light, a variety of different colors ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 75
    ... must be adjusted manually using the focusing ring on the lens: Mode Description The camera focuses ... at any time, whether or not the camera is in focus. M Manual Choosing single-servo AF ... choice with erratically-moving subjects. Manual focus is recommended when the camera is unable to focus using...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 76
    Focus Focus Area Selection The D100 offers a choice of five focus areas that together cover a wide area of the frame. ... closest subject priority ( 67) is in effect, you can select the focus area manually, allowing you to compose your photograph with the main subject positioned almost anywhere in the...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 77
    ... moves out of the selected focus area while the camera is still focusing. Two options are available:...your subject will stay in the selected focus area. Camera uses information from multiple focus areas ... the selected focus area even briefly, the camera will still be able to focus based on information ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 78
    ...area AF Predictive Focus Tracking If the camera autofocus system detects that the subject is moving .... If the subject is moving toward or away from the camera, the camera will track focus while attempting ... stops moving. In continuous-servo AF, the camera will also initiate predictive focus tracking ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 79
    ...in effect, the focus area can not be selected manually, and no focusarea indicators are shown in the viewfinder or control panel. Instead, the camera automatically chooses the focus area containing the subject closest to the camera and focuses on...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 80
    ... viewfinder and control panel Focus-area selection Manual Off (default) AF-S Dynamicarea AF Manual On (Custom Setting 20 set to Closest Subject) Not shown Automatic Singlearea AF ... control panel Shown in viewfinder and control panel Manual AF-C Dynamicarea AF Off (default) ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 81
    ... How the Camera Focuses Taking Photographs-Focus How it works When to use it Camera focuses on subject in selected focus area. Focus Use with ... While Use with subjects that are shutter-release button is pressed halfway, camera tracks moving unpredictably. subject as it moves from one focus area...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 82
    ...five focus areas in the final composition. You can also use it when the autofocus system is unable to focus ( 73), by first locking focus on another object ... in the viewfinder. In continuous-servo AF, focus must be locked manually using the AE-L/AF-L button. To recompose a photograph using focus lock...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 83
    Controlling How the Camera Focuses 3 Recompose the photograph and shoot. Taking Photographs-Focus In single-servo AF, focus will remain locked between... as the AE-L/AF-L button is pressed. Do not change the distance between the camera and the subject while focus lock is in effect. If your subject ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 84
    Focus The AF-Assist Illuminator The built-in AF assist illuminator enables the camera to focus even when the subject is poorly lit. To use the illuminator, the camera must be in single-servo AF with an AF-Nikkor lens attached, and the center focus area must ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 85
    Controlling How the Camera Focuses Getting Good Results with Autofocus Autofocus does not perform well under the following conditions: ... patterns The focus area contains objects at different distances from the camera An example would be a subject inside a cage. Use focus ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 86
    ... Focus Manual focus is available for lenses that do not support autofocus (non-AF ... A-M selection, select M when focusing manually. With lenses that support M/A (autofocus with manual priority), focus can... To determine the distance between your subject and the camera, measure from the focal plane mark...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 87
    ..., which is activated automatically whenever a type G or D lens is mounted on the camera, makes use of information on maximum brightness, contrast, and ... of the viewfinder as a reference when metering your subject at this setting). The camera meters a circle 3 mm (0.12˝) in diameter centered on the ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 88
    ... optimum exposure when the limits of the camera exposure metering system are exceeded at the sensitivity selected by the user. In programmed auto,...-mode indicator (P, S, A, or M) will flash and the sensitivity indicator in the viewfinder (ISO) will be displayed in red. In the camera photo information...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 89
    ...Camera Sets Exposure P: Auto Multi Program In this mode, the camera automatically adjusts shutter speed and aperture ... other situations in which you want to leave the camera in charge of shutter speed and aperture. ... Non-CPU lenses can only be used in manual exposure mode ( 82), when aperture can be ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 90
    ...filter or lower sensitivity (ISO equivalency; 48). Subject too dark. Use the flash ( lency). 98) or raise sensitivity (ISO equiva- Flexible Program In auto... is no longer displayed. Default settings can also be restored by turning the camera off, selecting another exposure mode, raising the built-in ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 91
    ... Auto In shutter-priority auto, you choose the shutter speed while the camera automatically selects the aperture that will produce the optimal exposure. Shutter speed ... Custom Setting 4. Note that this will increase the time needed to process photographs before they are saved to the memory card. 79
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 92
    ...Exposure 3 Frame a photograph and shoot. Exposure Warning If the camera is unable to produce the correct exposure at the selected shutter speed, the electronic .... Choose slower shutter speed, raise sensitivity (ISO equivalency), or use flash ( 98). 9-EV Step ( 151) This option controls whether...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 93
    ... auto, you choose the aperture while the camera automatically selects the shutter speed that will produce ...and let more light into the camera, increasing the range of the flash and making photographs ... and shoot. Exposure Warning If the camera is unable to produce the correct exposure at the selected...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 94
    Exposure M: Manual In manual exposure mode, you control both shutter speed and aperture. Shutter speed can be set ... in the control panel and viewfinder. Aperture must be adjusted manually using the lens aperture ring. The camera exposure meter can not be used, and exposure will not be displayed in ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 95
    Controlling How the Camera Sets Exposure Long Time-Exposures At a shutter speed of , the shutter will remain open while the ... 5. Note that this increases the time needed to save photographs to the memory card. 9-EV Step ( 151) This option controls whether changes to shutter speed and aperture ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 96
    ...-release button pressed halfway and your subject positioned in the focus area, press the AE-L/AF-L button to lock exposure (and focus, except in manual focus mode). Confirm that the in-focus indicator (●) appears in the viewfinder. While exposure lock is in effect, an EL indicator will appear in ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 97
    Controlling How the Camera Sets Exposure 3 Keeping the AE-L/AF-L button pressed, recompose your photograph and shoot. Taking Photographs-Exposure Metered Area In spot metering, exposure will be locked at the value metered in a 3-mm (0.12˝) circle centered on the selected focus area. If closest ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 98
    ... necessary to use exposure compensation to alter exposure from the value suggested by the camera. As a rule of thumb, positive compensation may be needed when the... a two button reset ( 109). Exposure compensation is not reset when the camera is turned off. 2 Frame the photograph, focus, and shoot. ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 99
    Controlling How the Camera Sets Exposure Bracketing The D100 offers three types of bracketing: exposure bracketing, flash bracketing, and white balance ... and adjust settings with each shot. In white balance bracketing, the camera creates multiple images each time the shutter is ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 100
    ...have been taken, shooting can be resumed from the next shot in the sequence after the memory card has been replaced or shots have been deleted to make room on the memory card. If the camera is turned off before all shots in the sequence have been taken, bracketing will resume...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 101
    ... no longer displayed in the control panel on top of the camera. The program last in effect will be restored the next ... Bracketing When AE & Flash or AE Only is selected for Custom Setting 11, the camera will modify ...-priority auto Aperture-priority auto Manual Camera sets exposure by varying Shutter ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 102
    ...€¯ ( 121). 1 CSM MENU F11 Bracketing Set AE & Flash AE Only Flash Only WB Bracketing 3 Pressing the BKT button, ...in the bracketing program is greater than the number of exposures remaining, the bracketing indicator will flash. Continuous Shooting Mode Even if continuous shooting mode is selected ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 103
    ...no longer displayed in the control panel on top of the camera. The program last in effect will be restored the next ...NEF (RAW) images can be adjusted using Nikon Capture 3 (available separately; 170). Resuming ...Bracketing If there is not enough memory remaining on the memory card to record all shots ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 104
    ...Custom Setting 11 and, in the cases of exposure and flash bracketing, on the size of the exposure increment selected for Custom Setting 9 (EV Step). Exposure/Flash Bracketing (Custom Setting 11 set to ...& Flash, AE Only, or Flash Only) Custom Setting 9 Control panel display Number of shots 3 ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 105
    Controlling How the Camera Sets Exposure Custom Setting 9 Control panel display Number of shots 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 Exposure ...0, -3 9-EV Step ( 151) This option controls the size of the increments for exposure and flash bracketing. 12-BKT Order ( 153) 93 This option can be used to change ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 106
    Flash Photography Using Built-in and Optional Speedlights The D100 is equipped with a Guide Number 17/56 (ISO 200, m/ft; ... Speedlight is used with spot metering, Standard TTL flash for digital SLR will be used. If the built-in Speedlight is raised when an optional Speedlight other than the SB-50DX is...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 107
    ...3D multisensor balanced fill-flash for digital SLR is not available in manual exposure mode ... in manual exposure mode or when spot metering is used. Standard TTL Flash for Digital SLR... flash for digital SLR is activated automatically when: • Built-in Speedlight: the function dial is set to M (manual...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 108
    Flash Sync Modes The D100 supports the following flash sync modes: Taking Photographs-Flash Photography Flash sync mode Flash control ... a tripod is recommended to prevent blurring caused by camera shake. Slow sync In shutter-priority auto or manual exposure mode, the flash fires just before the ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 109
    ...€”Flash Photography Studio Flash Systems Rear-curtain sync can not be used with studio flash systems, as the correct synchronization can not be obtained. Flash Sync Modes for Optional Speedlights Front- and rear-curtain sync modes for SB-series 26, 25...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 110
    ... of 3D multi-sensor balanced fill-flash 1 To enjoymatrix or center-weighted metering ( 75). for digital SLR, choose lock release. The built-in 2 Press ... aperture-priority auto exposure modes. In shutter-priority auto and manual exposure modes, (front-curtain sync) will be ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 111
    ... an exposure mode 76). Note if manual 4 Choosestandard TTL flash for( digital SLR willthat used. exposure is selected, be speed and aperture. The values ... auto Aperture-priority auto Manual 1 Taking Photographs-Flash Photography Shutter speed Set automatically by camera* 1 † ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 112
    ... Flash Range, Aperture, and Sensitivity Flash range varies with sensitivity (ISO equivalency) and ...´7˝ 2´–2´7˝ Taking Photographs—Flash Photography The minimum range at which the built-... value for aperture will be the maximum aperture of the lens. D-TTL flash control can be used to adjust ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 113
    ... mm, use at ranges of 0.7 m (2´4˝) or more. Taking Photographs-Flash Photography The built-in Speedlight can not be used in the ... available when Custom Setting 23 (Flash Mode) is set to DTTL. When Custom Setting 23 is set to Manual, the built-in Speedlight will fire at full power (GN at ISO 200...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 114
    .... Flash exposure compensation can be set to values between -3 EV (darker) and +1 EV ...you release the value for flash exposure compensation can be confirmed by pressing the button. instructed in the preceding... button reset ( 110). Flash exposure compensation is not reset when the camera is turned off...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 115
    ... lens, they support 3D multi sensor balanced fill flash for digital SLR for natural, balanced light, even when the scene contains ... that adjusts the flash angle according to the focal length of the lens. Nikon SB-80DX Speedlight The SB-80DX is a high-performance Speedlight with a guide number of 53/ ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 116
    Flash Photography Nikon SB-50DX Speedlight The SB-50DX has a guide number of 32/105 ... SB-50DX supports the following flash modes: slow sync, rear-curtain sync, and manual. If... fire. Taking Photographs-Flash Photography The Accessory Shoe The D100 is equipped with an accessory shoe that allows SB-...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 117
    ...(IX Nikkor and AF Nikkor lenses for F3AF excluded). Use spot metering. Use Only Nikon Flash Accessories Use only Nikon Speedlights. Negative... flash control, read the section on digital single-lens reflex cameras in the Speedlight manual (note that the D100 does not support FP ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 118
    ...in non-TTL auto and manual modes. If they are set to TTL, the camera shutter-release button will ... be set to under 1/125 s. 2 When an SB-27 is mounted on the D100, the flash mode is automatically set to TTL, and .... Set the SB-27 to A (non-TTL auto flash). 3 Manual mode only. Use is not recommended. 4...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 119
    ... an optional Speedlight with red-eye reduction is attached when the camera flash sync mode is set to red-eye reduction... an SC-17 sync cable is used for off-camera flash photography, correct exposure may not ... choose spot metering to select Standard TTL Flash for Digital SLR. Take a test shot and view ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 120
    ... Release The self-timer can be used to reduce camera shake or for self-portraits. To use the self-... the 1 Mount levelcamera on a tripod (recommended) or place the camera on a stable, surface. lock release and ... shutterrelease button halfway single-servo autofocus ( 63), photographs can only be taken ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 121
    ...photograph is taken, turn the mode dial to another setting. Autofocus When autofocus is in effect, the camera focuses when the shutter-release button is pressed. Do not stand in front of the camera when activating the self-timer. Cover the Viewfinder To ensure correct exposure...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 122
    Two-Button Reset Restoring Default Settings The camera settings listed below can be restored to default values by holding the ... compensation Default Center Single-area AF Off ±0.0 Option Autoexposure lock Bracketing Flash sync mode Flash compensation Default Off Off Front-curtain sync ±0.0 Taking ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 123
    More About Playback Playback Options This section details the operations that can be performed during playback, including thumbnail playback, playback zoom, and photo information display. 111
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 124
    Viewing Photographs Single-Image Playback To play photographs back, press the will be displayed in the monitor. button. The most recent photograph Viewing Photographs 100-1 To end playback and return to shooting mode, press the the shutter-release button halfway. button or press 112
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 125
    ... ( 147) When ON is selected for Image Review (Custom Setting 1), photographs are automatically displayed in the monitor as they are being recorded to the memory card. In single-frame and self-timer modes, photographs are displayed one at a ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 126
    ... 1 Voice memo icon .. 180 6 Shutter speed ...76-83 2 Protect status ...119 7 Aperture ...81-83 3 Camera type 8 Exposure mode ...76 4 Camera firmware 9 Exposure version compensation ...86 5 Metering method ...75 10 Focal length 1 4 6 8 10 2 3 5 7 9 ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 127
    ......58 equivalency) ...48 8 Color mode ...60 4 White balance ...50 9 Flash mode ...95 5 White balance 10 Comment ...164 adjustment ...53 ... Protect status ...119 3 Image highlights (brightest areas of image) are marked by a flashing border. This page is only displayed if Highlights or Both is selected ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 128
    Viewing Photographs Viewing Multiple Images: Thumbnail Playback By pressing the button and rotating the command dial, you can display images in "contact sheets" of four or nine images. The following operations can be performed while thumbnails are displayed: Viewing Photographs 100-1 100-2 ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 129
    ... the the playback menu (note that protected images will be deleted when the memory card is formatted). To protect an image, or to remove protection from a ... for Image Review (Custom Setting 1), photographs are automatically displayed in the monitor as they are being recorded to the memory card. In ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 130
    Viewing Photographs Taking a Closer Look: Playback Zoom Press the button to zoom in on the image displayed in single-image playback or on the image currently selected in thumbnail playback. The following operations can be performed while zoom is in effect: 100-1 Viewing Photographs To Cancel/ ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 131
    ...read-only" status when viewed on a Windows computer. Note that protected images will be deleted when the memory card is formatted. To protect a photograph: Viewing Photographs 1 Display the image in full-frame playback or highlight it in the thumbnail list. ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 132
    Viewing Photographs Deleting Individual Photographs To delete a photograph displayed in single-image playback, or the photograph highlighted in thumbnail playback, press the button. Once deleted, photographs can not be recovered. Viewing Photographs 1 Display the image in full-frame playback or ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 133
    Menu Guide Index to Menu Options Using Camera Menus 122-123 The Playback Menu 124-134 The Shooting Menu ... menu controls fine details of camera operation. The Setup Menu This menu is used for basic camera setup operations, including formatting memory cards and setting the time and date. 135-...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 134
    ... activated by pressing the MENU button at any time when the camera is on. PLAYBACK MENU Delete Folder Designate ...Set Display Mode Menu Guide-Using Camera Menus ND100 Choosing a menu When you exit the menus, the camera "remembers" the last menu displayed. This menu is displayed the next time ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 135
    ...item in the current menu: Menu Guide-Using Camera Menus 1 SHOOTING MENU Bank Select ...menu items are not available when images are being recorded to the memory card or when the function dial is set to QUAL... the button to turn the monitor off or by turning the camera off. To exit the menus and focus...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 136
    The Playback Menu Managing Images The playback menu contains the following options: PLAYBACK MENU Delete Folder Designate Slide Show Hide Image Print Set Display Mode Option ND100 Menu Guide—The Playback Menu Delete Folder Designate Slide Show Hide Image Print Set Display Mode 124–125 126ମ.
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 137
    ... with any associated voice memos. High-Capacity Memory Cards If the memory card contains a large number of files or folders and the number of pictures to be ...> Selected menu and can only be deleted by formatting the memory card. Using the Multi Selector The multi selector can ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 138
    ...three-digit folder number. By default, photographs in all folders created with the D100 are visible during playback, while images in folders created by other cameras will not be... will be created if no empty folders are present on the memory card. Note that if the most recent folder is ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 139
    ... menu. Option ND100 Description Images in all folders created by the D100 will be visible during playback. Images in all folders created by cameras that conform to the Design Rule for Camera File Systems (DCF)-all Nikon digital cameras and most other makes of digital camera-...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 140
    The Playback Menu Automated Playback: Slide Show Use this option to play images back one after the other in an automated "slide show." PLAYBACK MENU Slide Show Start Frame Intvl Menu Guide-The Playback Menu Starting the Slide Show: Start To start the slide show, select Start from the slide...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 141
    Managing Images When the last image in the current folder has been displayed, or the button is pressed to pause playback, the menu at right will be displayed. Press the multi selector up or down to highlight the desired option and then press the multi selector to the right. Option Restart Frame ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 142
    ... when viewed on a Windows computer. Like protected images, hidden images will be deleted when the memory card is formatted. Choosing Hide Image from the playback menu displays the photographs in the folder or folders selected in the Folder Designate menu ( 126)...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 143
    ... DPOF. Even without access to a DPOF-compatible device, you can still print images using Nikon View 5 if your computer is ... for information on delivery and the file formats accepted. Exif version 2.2 The D100 supports Exif (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras) version 2.2, a ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 144
    The Playback Menu Modifying the Print Order: OK To order prints or modify the current print order, select OK in the print set menu. Photographs in the folder or folders selected in the Folder Designate menu ( 126) will be displayed as small thumbnail images. Images hidden using Hide Image ( 130) ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 145
    ... this option. NEF images can be printed directly from Nikon Capture 3 ( 170) or saved in another format and ... a print order, do not delete images from the memory card using another device, such as ...the print order. Either action could cause problems when you attempt to print the images in the order. ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 146
    ...in the image. A page is added to the photo-information display showing image highlights. Highlights (brighter areas of the image) are indicated by a flashing border. Two pages are added to the photo-information display, one showing a histogram and the other highlights. Highlights Both Bank Select...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 147
    ... the other. If there Bank A OK is a particular combination of settings you use freBank B quently, you can select Bank A and set the camera to these settings. The camera will "remember" these settings even when turned off, and restore them the next time Bank A is selected. You can create another ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 148
    ...Shooting Menu OK Option Description Raw 12-bit data from the CCD are saved directly to the memory card in Nikon Electronic Image Format (NEF). NEF files can only be viewed in Nikon View 5 or Nikon Capture 3 ( 169). Two NEF modes are available: • NEF (Raw)...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 149
    ... "grainy." Choose image size according to the space available on the memory card and the task at hand. Option Large Medium Small Size (pixels) 3,008 × 2,000 ... balance for NEF (RAW) images can be adjusted using Nikon Capture 3 (available separately; 170). For more information on: ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 150
    ...Description Auto Incandescent Fluorescent Direct Sunlight Flash Cloudy Shade Preset Camera measures color temperature and ad4,200-8,000 K justs ... lighting. Use with subjects lit by direct sunlight. Use with Nikon Speedlights, including the built-in Speedlight. Use in daylight...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 151
    Shooting Options Setting Sensitivity: ISO The ISO menu controls sensitivity, the digital SHOOTING MENU equivalent of film speed. Options range from ISO ISO 200 (roughly equivalent to a film speed of ISO 200) 200 OK to ISO 1600 (ISO 1600 equivalent) in steps equiva250 1 320 lent to /3 EV. Higher ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 152
    ... Edges More Distinct: Image Sharpening When you take a photograph, the camera automatically processes the image to increase the distinction between light and...amount of sharpening performed. Option Auto (default) Description The camera automatically adjusts sharpening according to the subject and how ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 153
    ...user-defined curve. If no curve has been downloaded to the camera, this option is equivalent to Normal. Custom * This feature is not available when the D100 is used with the Macintosh version of Nikon Capture 3. Auto Even when shooting the same type scene, ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 154
    The Shooting Menu Setting Colors Based on Workflow: Color Mode Your Nikon digital camera offers a choice of color modes. How you ... from one tone to the next). When photographs created with the D100 are opened in Nikon View 5 or Nikon Capture 3, the appropriate color space will ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 155
    ... at a setting of 0 ° appear increasingly purple. SHOOTING MENU Hue Adjustment Menu Guide-The Shooting Menu 0 OK Hue The RGB color model used in digital photographs reproduces colors using differing amounts of red, green, and blue light. By mixing two colors of light, a variety of different ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 156
    ... to fine-tune a variety of CSM MENU camera settings to suit your personal preferences... at the time your cam1 Image Review 2 No CF Card? era was purchased. The CSM...? Disable Shutter if no CF Card 147 3 ISO Auto ISO Auto... 160 * Available only when MB-D100 multi-function battery pack (available separately...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 157
    ... Select menu (see opposite) will be reset; settings in the other bank are unaffected. Option 1 Image Review 2 No CF Card? 3 ISO Auto 4 Long Exp. NR 5 File No. Seq. 6 Monitor ... Select AF Area Select AF Area ON D-TTL auto flash OFF AF-ON 3 Menu Guide-Custom Settings Two-Button ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 158
    ... B no effect on the other. If there is a particular combination of settings you use frequently, you can select Bank A and set the camera to these settings. The camera will "remember" these settings even when turned off, and restore them the next time Bank A is selected. You can create another ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 159
    ...release when no memory card is inserted in the camera. Note that when photographs are being captured to a computer using Nikon Capture 3 Camera Control, photographs are not recorded to the camera memory card ... is enabled even when no memory card is inserted in the camera. CSM MENU F2 Disable ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 160
    ... Custom Setting 3: ISO Auto If ON is selected for this option, the camera will automatically adjust sensitivity (ISO equivalency) when ... When optimal exposure can not be achieved at the sensitivity selected by the user, sensitivity is adjusted to compensate, to a minimum approximately equivalent to ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 161
    Fine-Tuning Camera Settings Custom Setting 4: Long Exp. NR At shutter speeds slower ... OFF (default) Description Noise reduction off; camera functions normally. Noise reduction takes effect... displayed in the monitor may not show the effects of noise reduction. The Memory Buffer When noise reduction ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 162
    ... in each folder have unique names, the camera assigns each image a file name containing a four digit number, starting from 0001, and ... each shot. Custom Setting 5 controls whether the camera "remembers" the current file number when a new memory card is inserted or the user creates a new folder. ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 163
    Fine-Tuning Camera Settings Custom Setting 6: Monitor Off This option controls whether the... Auto Meter-Off This option controls how long the camera continues to meter exposure when no operations ... exposure settings (shutter speed, aperture, exposure compensation, flash compensation, and exposure and ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 164
    Custom Settings Custom Setting 10: Exposure Comp. This option controls whether the button is needed to set exposure compensation ( 86). CSM MENU F10 Easy Exposure Compensation OFF [+/-] & CMD Dial OK ON CMD Dial only Menu Guide-Custom Settings Option Description [+/-] & CMD Dial Exposure...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 165
    Fine-Tuning Camera Settings Custom Setting 11: BKT Set This option controls what settings are...Only WB Bracketing Menu Guide-Custom Settings OK Option AE & Flash (default) AE Only Flash Only WB Bracketing Description Both exposure and flash level are bracketed. Only exposure is bracketed. Only ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 166
    ... selected also applies to the optional MB-D100 multi-function battery pack. Option Main=S,... locked until the button is pressed again. The camera focuses when the AE-L/AF-L button is pressed. While this setting is in effect, the camera will not focus when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway....
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 167
    Fine-Tuning Camera Settings Custom Setting 15: AE Lock This option controls whether exposure will lock while the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. CSM MENU F15 AE Lock Button OFF AE-L/AF-L Button OK ON + Shutter Button Menu Guide-Custom Settings Option Description AE-L/AF-L Button ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 168
    Custom Settings Custom Setting 17: Focus Area By default, the focus-area display is bounded by the four outer focus areas so that, for example, pressing the multi selector up when the top focus area is selected will have no effect. This can be changed so that focus-area selection “wraps aroundମ.
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 169
    Fine-Tuning Camera Settings Custom Setting 19: Grid Display (On-Demand Grid Lines) Using ... closest-subject priority when dynamic-area AF is used with singleservo autofocus ( 63). CSM MENU F20 Dynamic AF, ... when dynamic-area AF is used with continuous-servo autofocus ( 63). CSM MENU F21 Dynamic AF, ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 170
    ... at full output with every photograph (manual mode). CSM MENU F23 Built-in Flash Mode D-TTL auto flash OK Manual flash Option Description When built-in Speedlight is raised, ... built-in Speedlight to function as a master flash to drive optional slave flash units. Manual flash 158
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 171
    Fine-Tuning Camera Settings Custom Setting 24: Anti-shock Normally, the mirror is ... before the shutter opens to create an exposure. To minimize camera shake in situations in which the least camera movement can blur photographs (for example, microscope photography), the exposure can be delayed until ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 172
    ...as CSM14 Menu Guide-Custom Settings Focus Area Only When an MB-D100 battery pack is attached, the AF-ON butSame as CSM 14 ton ...the AE-L/AF-L button on (default) the camera body, as determined by Custom Setting 14 ( 154). When an MB-D100 battery pack is attached, the focus area can be selected by...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 173
    The Setup Menu Camera Setup The setup menu contains the following options: SET UP Format LCD Brightness Mirror Lock-up Video Output Date Language Image Comment Option -- O OFF NTSC -- En OFF Menu Guide-The Setup Menu Format LCD Brightness Mirror Lock-up Video Output Date Language Image ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 174
    ... in progress, the message shown above will be displayed. During Formatting Do not remove the memory card, remove the battery, or unplug the AC adapter (available ...) while formatting is in progress. Before Formatting Formatting memory cards permanently deletes all data they contain...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 175
    Camera Setup Adjusting Monitor Brightness: LCD Brightness This option controls monitor brightness.... the CCD. See "Technical Notes: Caring for the Camera and Battery". SET UP Mirror.... To ensure that power is available to lower the mirror when the camera is turned off, this option is only available...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 176
    ... any video device to which you connect the camera. SET UP Video Output NTSC PAL... Menu OK Option NTSC Description Use when connecting the camera to NTSC devices. Use when connecting the... can be viewed when the photographs are displayed using Nikon View 5 or Nikon Capture 3. The first twelve letters ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 177
    Camera Setup Entering a Comment: Input Comment Selecting Input Comment displays the dialog shown below, where you can enter a comment up to thirty-six characters in length (if you attempt to input additional characters, any characters after the thirty-sixth will be deleted). Keyboard area Use multi...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 178
    The Setup Menu Adding the Comment to Photographs: Attach Comment Once you have entered a comment as described above, you can choose whether or not to add the comment to subsequent photographs. To add the comment to subsequent photographs, highlight Attach Comment in the image comment menu and ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 179
    ... on connecting the camera to a television or VCR and playing images back on the television screen. Connecting to a Computer This section describes the software available for the D100, how to connect the camera to a computer . 167
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 180
    ... Camera to a Video Device Using the EG-D1 video cable provided, you can connect the D100 to a television or VCR for playback or recording. Connections-Television Playback the camera off. Be to turn the cam1 Turnoff before connectingsuredisconnecting ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 181
    ...Capture 3. Connections-Connecting to a Computer Software for the D100 Two applications are available for the D100: Nikon View 5 (provided) and Nikon Capture 3 (available separately). ... of camera memory card space available on system disk when Nikon View 5 is running. Video 800 × 600...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 182
    ... Nikon Capture 3 Using Nikon Capture 3 (available separately), you can control the camera from your ... 3 and processed before being saved to disk. Nikon Capture 3 supports Nikon Electronic Image Format (...-party format under a different name. Nikon Capture 3 also supports batch processing, simplifying ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 183
    ... an amount equal to double the capacity of camera memory card space available on system disk when Nikon Capture 3 is running. Video 800 × 600 ... * Camera control function is not available when the D100 is used with the Macintosh version of Nikon Capture 3. † With Carbon Lib version 1.5 ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 184
    ...your computer via the UC-E4 USB cable included with your camera, you must install Nikon View 5 (provided) or Nikon Capture 3 (available separately). Installation instructions for Nikon View 5 are provided in the Quick Start Guide. Once you have installed the necessary ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 185
    ... taken will be recorded to the computer hard disk rather than the camera memory card (Windows only; the Macintosh version of Nikon Capture does not support camera control with the D100). For details on operation, see the user's manual provided with ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 186
    ..."Nikon_D100" camera volume into the Trash. Mac OS 9 Drag the "Nikon D100" camera volume into the Trash. Connections-Connecting to a Computer ...or viewfinder. While transfer is in progress, do not turn the camera off, disconnect the USB cable, or remove the memory card from the camera. 174
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 187
    ... topics: Optional Accessories ( 176-183) A list of the lenses and other accessories available for the D100. Caring for Your Camera ( 184-187) Information on ...them. Web Resources ( 192) Where to find help on-line. Specifications ( 193-197) Principal specifications for the D100. 175
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 188
    Optional Accessories Lenses and Other Accessories Lenses for the D100 The D100 is compatible with a variety of AF Nikkor lenses for 35-mm film cameras, including wide...accessories and non-CPU lenses can NOT be used with the D100: • 280-600 mm f/9.5 (serial numbers • TC-...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 189
    The lenses that can be used with the D100 are listed below. Camera setting Focus mode S C ✔ M (with electronic M ... at shutter speeds slower than 1/180 s, but camera exposure meter can not be used. 13... mm f/5.6 requires AS-15 for flash control. • PF-4 Reprocopy Outfit requires PA-4 Camera Holder. ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 190
    Optional Accessories For the D100, Nikon recommends CPU lenses, particularly types G and D, as it is only with type G and D lenses that you can use ... 3D-matrix metering and 3D multi sensor balanced fill flash for digital SLR. CPU lenses can be identified by the presence of ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 191
    ... table: Picture angle 35-mm film camera D100 35-mm film camera D100 17 25.5 105 Approximate focal length (mm) in 35-mm... of photographs taken with the D100 differs from the picture angle for 35-mm cameras, even when the focal...) Lens Picture diagonal Picture size (D100) (15.6 mm × 23.7 mm) Picture...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 192
    ... accessories were available for the D100. Contact your retailer or local Nikon representative for details. Rechargeable ...your retailer or local Nikon representative. ■ MB-D100 Multi-Function Battery Pack The MB-... cover and the MB-D100 terminal cover from the camera. The camera battery-chamber cover ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 193
    Lenses and Other Accessories • Nikon filters can be divided into three types: screw-in...of flash operation. ■ Nikon SB-50DX Speedlight This Guide Number 32/105 Speedlight (m/ft, manual mode, ... card adapters ■ EC-AD1 ■ Nikon Technical Notes-Optional Accessories PC Card Adapter The EC-AD1 PC...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 194
    .... accessories The following accessories can be used with the MB-D100: Accessory Description Length* Remote shutter release; can be used to reduce camera MC-20 80 cm/... signals. MC-23 Connecting Cord Connects two D-100 cameras (both with MB-D100 multi- 40 cm/ function battery packs)...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 195
    ... Use Only Nikon Brand Electronic Accessories Your Nikon D100 digital camera is designed to the highest standards and includes complex electronic circuitry. Only Nikon... by Nikon specifically for use with your Nikon digital camera are engineered and proven to operate within the operational ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 196
    ... away again. Technical Notes-Caring for Your Camera Servicing the Camera and Accessories Your camera is a precision device and requires regular servicing. We recommend that you have your camera inspected by your retailer or Nikon service representative once every one to two years, and that you ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 197
    ...dust and lint, then wipe gently with a soft, dry cloth. After using the camera at the beach or seaside, wipe off sand or salt with a cloth ... dampened in distilled water and dry thoroughly. Technical Notes-Caring for Your Camera These elements are made of glass and are easily damaged. Remove Lens,...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 198
    ...separately). 1 Turn the camera off access to anan EH-5 AC adaptertake the camera to a If you do not have EH-5 AC adapter, Nikon-authorized service center. Technical Notes-Caring for Your Camera 2 Remove the lens and turn the camera on. the Lock-up ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 199
    ... easily damaged. We recommend that the filter only be cleaned by Nikon-authorized service personnel. Should you choose to clean the ...can not be removed with a blower can only be removed by Nikon-authorized service personnel. Under no circumstances should you touch or wipe the filter. camera off. The ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 200
    ..., and monitor when there is a problem with the camera. Consult the list below before contacting your retailer or Nikon representative. Technical Notes-Troubleshooting Shooting Errors If a problem occurs during ... to set aperture. 74 48 ● Camera can not focus using Focus manually. (blinks) ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 201
    .... tings, or camera has run out (blinks) of file or folder numbers. • Insert new memory card. (blinks) Camera malfunction. Release shutter. If error persists or appears frequently, 192 consult with Nikon-authorized service representative. 189
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 202
    ... confirm 17, memory card. that card is correctly inserted. 23 • Error accessing memory • Use Nikon-approved ... card has not • Format memory card. been formatted for use in D100. 183 - This card cannot be ...card has not been formatted for use in Format memory card. D100. 23, 162 Insert memory ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 203
    Understanding Error Messages and Displays A Note on Electronically-Controlled Cameras In extremely rare ... of continued malfunction, contact your retailer or Nikon representative. Note that disconnecting the power source... above may result in loss of any data not recorded to the memory card at the time...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 204
    Web Resources On-Line Resources for Nikon Users At the time of writing, the following on-line resources were available for users of Nikon digital imaging equipment. Technical Notes-...information for the Nikon representative in your area may be found at: http://www.nikon-image.com/eng/ 192
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 205
    ... fill flash excluded) for digital SLR supported AI-P Nikkor All functions except autofocus, 3D ...from five focus areas Single-lens reflex digital camera with interchangeable lenses Technical Notes-Specifications... 1504 × 1000 (Small) • 2240 × 1488 (Medium) Nikon F mount (with AF coupling and AF ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 206
    ...single-servo AF (S), continuous servo AF (C), manual (M); predictive focus tracking automatically activated ... TTL phase detection by means of Nikon Multi-CAM900 autofocus module with AF-assist... auto; manual; exposure compensation (-5 - +5 EV in increments of 1 /3 EV); exposure and flash bracketing...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 207
    ... 3D multi-sensor balanced fill flash for digital SLR (built in Speedlight or SB-series 80DX/...) and multi-sensor balanced fill flash for digital SLR (built in Speedlight or SB-series 80DX/...II CompactFlash™ cards; Microdrives® Compliant with Design Rule for Camera File Systems (DCF) and Digital Print...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 208
    ...¯ (ISO) • One rechargeable Nikon EN-EL3 lithium-ion battery • MB-D100 multi-function battery pack (available separately) with one or two rechargeable Nikon EN-...of 20 °C (68 °F). * Nikon reserves the right to change the specifications of the hardware and software described this manual at ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 209
    ... mm f/3.5-4.5 G lens under the following standard Nikon test conditions: continuous shooting mode; ...mm f/3.5-4.5 G lens under the following standard Nikon test conditions: single-frame shooting ...you get the most from rechargeable Nikon EN-EL3 batteries: • Keep the battery contacts clean. Soiled ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 210
    Index Symbols 3D Multi Sensor Balanced FillFlash for Digital SLR, 95 Color temperature. See white balance CompactFlash. See memory card Computer, 169-174 ... CSM menu CSM menu, 144-160 F FINE. See Image Quality Flash, 94-107 range, 100 Flash exposure compensation,...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 211
    ... M M. See exposure mode, manual; manual focus; Resolution Manual focus, 74 Memory buffer, 41-42 Memory card, 22-24 approved,...-tuning, 53-54 preset, 55-57 N NEF, 44-46 Nikon Capture 3, 170-171 Nikon View 5, 169 Noise, 83, 149 Noise reduction, 149 NORMAL. See Image Quality ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 212



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