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  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 1
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 2
    ... Quick Start Guide takes you through the process of unpacking and setting up your Nikon digital camera, taking your first photographs, and ...to Digital Photography The Guide to Digital Photography (this manual) provides complete operating instructions for your camera. Nikon View 5 ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 3
    ... on pages ii-vii. Next, read "Overview" and "Getting to Know the 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." ...
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    ... Your Safety To prevent damage to your Nikon product or injury to yourself or to others, read ..., information that should be read before using your Nikon product to prevent possible injury. WARNINGS ... removing the battery, take the equipment to a Nikon-authorized service center for inspection. Do not ...
  • 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 ... when removing memory cards from the camera. CD-ROMs The CD-ROMs on which the software and manuals are distributed should not be played back on audio ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 6
    ... are especially susceptible to damage. Cleaning • When cleaning the camera body, use a blower to remove dust .... Storage • To prevent mold or mildew, store the camera in a dry, well-ventilated area. If ... the battery to prevent leakage and store the camera in a plastic bag containing a desiccant. Do...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 7
    ...of storage at least once a month. Turn the camera on and release the shutter a few times before putting the camera away again. • Store the battery in a cool, dry place.... eyes or mouth. • Replace the monitor cover when transporting the camera or leaving it unattended. Turn the product off ...
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    ... 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 ...
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    ... 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
    Table of Contents For Your Safety ...Caring for the Camera and Battery ...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 ...Step 1-Attach the ...
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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 ...Exposure... Optional Speedlight ...Self-Timer Mode: Delaying Shutter Release ...Two-Button Reset: Restoring Default ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 12
    ... ...Connecting to a Computer: Data Transfer and Camera Control ...Software for the D100 ...Direct USB Connection ...Technical Notes: Camera Care, Options, and Resources ...Optional... and Displays ...Web Resources: On-Line Resources for Nikon Users ...Specifications ...Index ... 135 135 136...
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    ... a description of how this manual is organized and for an explanation of the symbols and conventions used. Getting to Know the Camera Bookmark this section and refer to it as you read through the manual for ... the battery and memory card, attaching a lens and camera strap, and setting the date, ...
  • 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...
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    ...Oceania, the Middle East, and Africa: http://www.nikon-asia.com/ Visit these sites to keep ... advice on digital imaging and photography. Additional information may be available from the Nikon representative... for contact information: http://www.nikon-image.com/eng/ Replacing This Manual Should you lose...
  • 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 ...
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    15 Introduction-Getting to Know the Camera 17 16 18 19 20 21 15 Built-in ...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 active or until the shutter is released. 5
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    Getting to Know the Camera Camera Body (continued) 30 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 31 32 Introduction-Getting to Know the Camera 22 Viewfinder eyepiece ...30 23 Flash exposure compensation ( ) button ...102 Format ( ) button ...23 24 Bracketing ( 25 Monitor ( 26 MENU ( 27...
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    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
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    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
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    Camera Controls and Displays Introduction-Getting to Know the Camera 1 Shutter speed ...79-80 Sensitivity ...48 Exposure compensation value ...86 Flash compensation value ...102 Number of shots in bracketing sequence ...88 White balance ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 22
    Getting to Know the 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 battery is inserted, ...
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    Camera Controls and Displays Introduction-Getting to Know the Camera 1 12-mm (0.47˝) reference circle for center-... exposures) ...42 11 Flash-ready indicator ...99 12 Battery indicator ...17 13 Shutter speed ...80, 82 14 Aperture ...81-82 15 Electronic analog exposure display ...83 Exposure ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 24
    Getting to Know the Camera The Command Dials The main- and sub-command dials are used alone or in combination with ... Image quality and size + Set image quality ( 46) Introduction-Getting to Know the Camera + Choose an image size ( 47) White balance + Choose a white balance setting ( 52) + ...
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    Camera Controls and Displays AF-area mode Introduction-Getting to Know the Camera + Choose a setting for AF-area mode ( 65) Exposure + Choose a combination of aperture and shutter speed (exposure mode P 78) + Choose a shutter speed (exposure ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 26
    ... STEP 5 Choose a Language Set the Time and Date Attach a Lens 18 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 compatible memory ...
  • 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... hours when inserted in the MH-18 quick charger provided with your camera; instructions for use may be found in the ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 29
    Getting the Camera Ready for Use 2 Introduction-First Steps 2.6 Check the battery level Turn the camera on and check the battery level in the control panel or ... discharged Low battery - (Flashes) (Flashes) Battery exhausted * No icon displayed when camera powered by ...
  • 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 ... Hide Image Print Set Display Mode ND100 Turn camera on Display camera menus -- O OFF NTSC -- En OFF 3.3 SET UP Format LCD Brightness Mirror Lock-up Video ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 31
    Getting the Camera Ready for Use 4 Introduction-First Steps Step 4-Set the Time and Date The time and date of ... -- En OFF 4.5 SET UP Format LCD Brightness Mirror Lock-up Video Output Date Language Image Comment • The camera clock is less accurate than most battery-powered timepieces, ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 32
    ... of the features your camera offers. CPU lenses have CPU contacts Type G lens Type D lens 5.1 Turn the camera off Turn the camera off before attaching or removing lenses. 5.2 Attach a lens Keeping the mounting mark on the lens aligned with the mounting mark on the camera body, position the...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 33
    Getting the Camera Ready for Use 5 Introduction-First Steps 5.3 Lock aperture at the minimum setting This ... Lenses Non-CPU lenses can only be used when the function dial is set to M (manual exposure ... 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 must be formatted ... powered by an AC adapter, will appear control panel exposure-count display. When the camera is on and indicators are displayed in the viewfinder, the exposurecount display in ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 36
    .... Observe due caution when removing memory cards from the camera. Removing Memory Cards Memory cards can be removed without loss of data when the camera is off. Before removing the memory card, wait ...slot cover to go out and then turn the camera off. Pressing the memory card slot cover ...
  • 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-step through the process of taking your first photographs and playing them back. Basic Photography This section describes how to use autofocus and auto multi program ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 38
    ... basic steps to taking photographs: STEP 1 Ready the Camera 27 Tutorial-Basic Photography To learn ... Settings Menu ...144-160 STEP 2 Adjust Camera Settings To learn more about the following camera settings, see: • Taking Photographs: Choosing a Shooting Mode ...• Taking Photographs: Image ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 39
    ... the camera as described below. Tutorial-Basic Photography 1.1 Turn the camera on The control panel will turn on and the display in the viewfinder will ... that can be taken at current settings. When this number reaches zero, the shutter-speed display in the control panel will show a blinking , the...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 40
    ... Basic Photography Step 2-Adjust Camera Settings This Tutorial describes how take photographs at default settings...pixels in size. 46- 47 Sensitivity (the digital equivalent of film speed) 48- is set to a value ...selected focus 66 area. 64 Center Camera focuses on subject in center focus area....
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 41
    ... (auto multi program). At this setting, the camera will automatically adjust shutter-speed and aperture according to...-CPU Lenses Exposure mode P (auto multi program) is only available when the lens mounted on the camera is... and the shutter can not be released. NonCPU lenses can only be used in manual ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 42
    ... 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 portrait (tall) orientation. ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 43
    ... to assist with the autofocus operation. Viewfinder Display ● ● (flashes) Subject in focus. Meaning Camera unable to focus on subject in focus brackets using autofocus. If the camera is unable to focus using autofocus, use manual focus ( 74), or use focus lock to focus on another ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 44
    ... Speedlight (see opposite) or choose a higher sensitivity (ISO equivalency). Shutter Speed and Camera Shake To prevent blurring caused by camera shake, the shutter speed should be faster than the inverse of the focal length of the lens, in seconds (for example, ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 45
    ... Photography When Lighting Is Poor When lighting is poor, shutter speed slows and photographs may be blurred. At shutter speeds slower than 1/60 s, you can use the built-in Speedlight... control panel. is displayed in the the flash-ready viewfinder c Checkthe shutter-releaseindicator in theand check...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 46
    ... Do not eject the memory card, turn the camera off, or remove or disconnect the power source ... Strong Light Sources Avoid taking pictures with the camera focused on the sun or other strong light ...cause deterioration in the charge-coupled device (CCD) that the camera uses in place of film. It may also ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 47
    Basic Playback Viewing Photographs To play photographs back, press the will be displayed in the monitor. button. The most recent photograph Tutorial-Basic Playback 100-1 Viewing Additional Photographs To page through photographs in the order recorded, press the multi selector down. Press 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
    ... to my photograph? ➡ Exposure: Metering ...What is my priority for this subject, shutter speed or aperture? 75 ➡ Exposure: Exposure Mode ...Is ... Compensation ...➡ Exposure: Bracketing ...Will I need the flash? ➡ Flash Photography ...Do I need to delay shutter release? 94-107 ➡ Self-...
  • 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
    ... exit the menus by pressing the butthe 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 The multi selector can be used at any time...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 53
    ... available: Mode Single frame Description The camera takes one photograph each time the shutter release button is pressed all ... a Shooting Mode Continuous Self-timer * Average obtained at 20 °C (68 °F) with manual focus, manual exposure, a shutter speed of 1/250 s or faster, and memory remaining...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 54
    Choosing a Shooting Mode The Memory Buffer The camera is equipped with a memory buffer for temporary storage of photos ...a few seconds to a few minutes. Do not turn the camera off, remove the memory card, or remove or ... the access lamp has gone out. If the camera is turned off while data remain in the...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 55
    .... † Approximate time needed to record all images once the memory buffer has filled. 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 size of compressed NEF (RAW) images is approximately fifty...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 56
    ...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 ... JPEG Basic File Names Photographs taken with the D100 are stored as image files with names of the form "...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 57
    ... be taken when the function dial is set to P, S, A, or M. When the function dial set to QUAL, the shutter release will be disabled. At settings of QUAL, WB, and ISO, Image Quality ... bracketing. White balance for NEF (RAW) images can be adjusted using Nikon Capture 3 (available separately; 170). 45
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 58
    Image Quality and Size The Function Dial With the function dial set to QUAL, rotate the main command dial to cycle through image-quality settings as shown below. Taking Photographs-Image Quality and Size RAW (NEF*) TIFF (RGB-TIFF) BASIC (JPEG Basic) FINE (JPEG Fine) NORMAL (JPEG Normal) * ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 59
    ...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...taken when the function dial is set to P, S, A, or M. When the function dial set to QUAL, the shutter release will be disabled. At settings of QUAL, WB, and ISO, Resolution ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 60
    ..., the less light needed to make an exposure, allowing higher shutter speeds or smaller apertures. Sensitivity can be set between ... amounts of noise. Use only to capture natural lighting under low light conditions or when a fast shutter speed is required to prevent blurring. We recommend that image ...
  • 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
    ...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 dial set to ISO, the shutter release will be disabled. At settings of QUAL, WB, and ISO, ...
  • 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
    ... 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 the...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 67
    ...from P (auto multi program), S (shutter-priority auto), A (aperture-priority auto), or M (manual), and press the multi ... press the multi selector 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. ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 68
    ... a value that would cause the reference object to appear gray. Use Manual Focus When measuring preset white balance the focus-mode selector to M (manual focus; 74) and focus manually. At a setting of single-servo autofocus, lack of contrast may prevent the camera focusing on a neutral ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 69
    ...white balance, the letters will flash for two seconds in the control panel shutter-speed display, and the viewfinder shutter-speed display will show a flashing . The new value will be recorded ...Preset (PRE). If the camera is unable to measure a value for white balance, the shutter-speed/aperture...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 70
    ... More Distinct: Image Sharpening When you take a photograph, the camera automatically processes the image to increase the distinction between ...from shot to shot. For best results, use a type G or D lens. Camera performs same standard level of sharpening on all images. Sharpening performed, but edges ...
  • 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
    ..., in which focus must be adjusted manually using the focusing ring on the lens: Mode Description The camera focuses when the shutter-release button is ...photographs can be taken at any time, whether or not the camera is in focus. M Manual Choosing single-servo AF ensures a sharp,...
  • 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
    ...to S (single-servo autofocus) or C (continuous-servo autofocus), the camera focuses automatically when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. This section ...If the subject leaves the selected focus area even briefly, the camera will still be able to focus based on information from other focus ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 78
    ... it will automatically initiate predictive focus tracking. If the subject is moving toward or away from the camera, the camera will track focus while attempting to predict where the subject will be when the shutter is released. In single-servo autofocus, the ...
  • 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 ... the focus area containing the subject closest to the camera when a telephoto lens is used or your subject is poorly lit. ...
  • 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
    ... focus moving towards or away area while shutter-release button is pressed halfway. from you. Camera focuses on subject in selected focus area. While Use with subjects that are shutter-release button is pressed halfway, camera tracks moving unpredictably. subject as ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 82
    ... In continuous-servo AF, focus must be locked manually using the AE-L/AF-L button. To recompose a ... the subject in the selected focus area and press the shutter-release button halfway to initiate focus. that...remain locked until you remove your finger from the shutter-release button. Focus can also be ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 83
    Controlling How the Camera Focuses 3 Recompose the photograph and shoot. Taking Photographs-Focus In single-servo... locked between shots as long as you keep the shutter-release button pressed halfway, allowing ...pressed. Do not change the distance between the camera and the subject while focus lock ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 84
    ...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,...´8˝–9´10˝). With the following lenses, the illuminator can not be used at ranges of under...
  • 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: ... a row of windows An example would be a subject that is half in a skyscraper. Use manual focus ( 74). in the shade. Use manual focus ( 74...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 86
    ...displayed. A-M Selection/Autofocus with Manual Priority When using a lens that offers A-M selection, select M when focusing manually. With lenses that support M/A (autofocus with manual priority), focus can be adjusted manually with the lens set to M or M/A. See...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 87
    ... metering, which is activated automatically whenever a type G or D lens is mounted on the camera, makes use of information on maximum brightness, contrast, ... 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 ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 88
    ... Your choice of exposure mode determines how the camera sets shutter speed and aperture when adjusting ...-priority auto (A), and manual (M). Taking Photographs-Exposure CPU Lenses (All Exposure ... program or shutter-priority auto, or the value chosen by the user in aperture-priority auto or manual ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 89
    ...P: Auto Multi Program In this mode, the camera automatically adjusts shutter speed and aperture according to a... situations in which you want to leave the camera in charge of shutter speed and aperture. Adjustments can ... Modes P, S, and A) Non-CPU lenses can only be used in manual exposure mode ( 82), ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 90
    ... main command dial to choose different combinations of shutter speed and aperture ("flexible program"), ... effect, appears in the control panel. To restore default shutter speed and aperture settings, rotate ... settings can also be restored by turning the camera off, selecting another exposure mode,...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 91
    ...In shutter-priority auto, you choose the shutter speed while the camera automatically selects the aperture that ..., high shutter speeds to "freeze" motion. Shutter-priority auto is only available with CPU lenses. ...-Priority Auto If you select a shutter speed of in manual exposure mode and then turn...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 92
    ... a photograph and shoot. Exposure Warning If the camera is unable to produce the correct exposure at the selected shutter speed, the electronic analog exposure display... Subject too dark. Choose slower shutter speed, raise sensitivity (ISO equivalency), or use flash ( 98). 9-EV...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 93
    ... choose the aperture while the camera automatically selects the shutter speed that will produce the optimal exposure... let more light into the camera, increasing the range of the flash and making photographs... by the lens currently in use. 3 Frame a photograph and shoot. Exposure Warning If the camera...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 94
    Exposure M: Manual In manual exposure mode, you control both shutter speed and aperture. ... held down.the shutter button Non-CPU Lenses If a non-CPU lens is attached in manual exposure mode...and viewfinder. Aperture must be adjusted manually using the lens aperture ring. The camera exposure meter can ...
  • 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 shutter-release ... to . 4-Long Exp. NR ( 149) To reduce noise at shutter speeds of about 1/2 s or slower, select ON for Custom Setting 5. Note that this increases the time...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 96
    ...in the 2 Positionhalfway. Keeping selected focus area and press the shutter-release button the shutter-release button pressed halfway and your subject positioned ... 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 ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 97
    Controlling How the Camera Sets Exposure 3 Keeping the AE-L/AF-L button pressed, recompose your ...8-mm (0.31˝) circle at the center of the viewfinder. Adjusting Shutter Speed and Aperture While exposure lock...-priority auto Aperture-priority auto Settings Shutter speed and aperture (flexible program;...
  • 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
    ... resume the next time the shutter-release button is pressed. Resuming Exposure or Flash Bracketing If ... deleted to make room on the memory card. If the camera is turned off before all shots ..., bracketing will resume from the next shot in the sequence when the camera is turned on. 88 II II Taking ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 101
    ...or AE Only is selected for Custom Setting 11, the camera will modify exposure by varying shutter speed and/or aperture. What settings are ... Shutter-priority auto Aperture-priority auto Manual Camera sets exposure by varying Shutter speed and aperture Aperture Shutter speed Shutter speed The modified...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 102
    ...CSM MENU F11 Bracketing Set AE & Flash AE Only Flash Only WB Bracketing 3... than the number of exposures remaining, the bracketing indicator will flash. Continuous Shooting Mode Even if ... mode is selected when white-balance bracketing is in effect, the shutter will be released only once each time the...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 103
    ... NEF (RAW) images can be adjusted using Nikon Capture 3 (available separately; 170). Resuming White ... exposures remaining will blink, and the shutter release will be disabled. If the camera is turned off while ...-balance bracketing sequence have been recorded, the camera will power off only after all ...
  • 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
    ... and Optional Speedlights Red-Eye Reduction Depending on the lens used and the position of your subject, the...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 ...
  • 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 ...program and aperture-priority auto exposure modes. In shutter-priority auto and manual exposure modes, (front-curtain sync) ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 111
    ... Speedlights an exposure mode 76). Note if manual 4 Choosestandard TTL flash for( digital SLR willthat used. exposure is selected, be speed and aperture. The... auto Aperture-priority auto Manual 1 Taking Photographs-Flash Photography Shutter speed Set automatically by camera* 1 † ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 112
    ...above, the maximum value for aperture will be the maximum aperture of the lens. D-TTL flash control can be used to adjust flash output ...be taken each time the shutter-release button is pressed. Vibration reduction (available with VR lenses) will not take effect if the shutter-release button is press ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 113
    Using Built-in and Optional Speedlights Compatible Lenses The built-in Speedlight can be used with any CPU lens having a focal length of... 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 ...
  • 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
    ... in combination with a type G or D lens, they support 3D multi sensor balanced fill flash for digital SLR for natural, balanced light,... are equipped with auto power zoom that adjusts the flash angle according to the focal length of the lens. Nikon SB-80DX Speedlight The SB-80DX is a high-performance ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 116
    Flash Photography Nikon SB-50DX Speedlight The SB-50DX has a guide number of 32/105 (m/ft, manual mode,... position, both Speedlights will fire. Taking Photographs-Flash Photography The Accessory Shoe The D100 is equipped with an accessory shoe that allows SB-series Speedlights, including the...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 117
    ... for Digital SLR. 2 Available with CPU lenses only (IX Nikkor and AF Nikkor lenses for F3AF excluded). Use spot metering. Use Only Nikon Flash Accessories Use only Nikon Speedlights. Negative voltages or voltages over 250 V applied to ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 118
    .... When the wireless slave selector is set to D, shutter speed 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, ...will be disabled. 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
    ...be the maximum aperture of the lens. Use the AS-15 accessory shoe adapter (available separately) when attaching flash accessories via a sync cable. If flash compensation is... you choose spot metering to select Standard TTL Flash for Digital SLR. Take a test shot and view the results...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 120
    Self-Timer Mode Delaying Shutter Release The self-timer can be used to reduce camera shake or for self-portraits. To use the self-timer: Taking...Self-Timer Mode the 1 Mount levelcamera on a tripod (recommended) or place the camera on a stable, surface. lock release and 2 Press...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 121
    ... shutter-release button all the way to start 4 Pressself-timer lamp (AF-assist ... another setting. Autofocus When autofocus is in effect, the camera focuses when the shutter-release button is pressed. Do ... exposure in exposure modes other than manual, cover the viewfinder eyepiece with the supplied DK...
  • 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
    ... lock switch only takes effect when the monitor is off. Viewing Photographs 1-Image Review ( 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...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 126
    ...: 00 : 00 8 9 10 Page 3 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...
  • 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
    ... from a protected image, press the button. Press the ( 122). button to display camera menus Viewing Photographs Shutter release/ To end playback and return ... lock switch only takes effect when the monitor is off. 1-Image Review ( 147) When ON is selected for Image Review (Custom...
  • 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
    Basic Playback Protecting Photographs from Deletion In full-frame and thumbnail playback, the button can be use to protect photographs from accidental deletion. Protected files can not be deleted using the button or the Delete option in the playback menu, and have DOS "read-only" status when ...
  • 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
    ...124-134 The Shooting Menu Changes to a variety of camera settings are made with the help of menus that appear ... monitor. This chapter covers: Using Camera Menus This section describes basic menu operations. ... Settings) menu controls fine details of camera operation. The Setup Menu This menu is used ...
  • 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
    ... for an item in the current menu: Menu Guide-Using Camera Menus 1 SHOOTING MENU Bank Select Image Quality ... menus by pressing the button 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. 123
  • 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
    3 PLAYBACK MENU Selected Delete 1 Image/Sound NO YES Confirmation dialog displayed. Press multi selector up or down to highlight option, button to select. press • Select NO or press MENU button to exit without deleting images ENTER OK • Select YES to delete selected images (and associated ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 138
    ...nnn" is a 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 played back. The Folder Designate menu is used to create new folders ...
  • 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
    ... slide show. Press button to end slide show and return to playback menu. Press button to end slide show and return to playback mode with current image displayed in monitor. Shutter Press shutter-release button halfway to end slide show, release turn monitor off, and return to shooting mode. 128
  • 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
    The Playback Menu Hiding Images During Playback: Hide Image When creating a slide show or showing photos to PLAYBACK MENU an audience, you may want to use the Hide ImDelete Folder Designate ND100 age option to hide selected images. Hidden imSlide Show ages are visible only in the Hide Image menu. ...
  • 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
    ... without altering print order, press MENU button. Press button to complete operation and display menu of print options. • To print shutter speed and aperture on OK all images in order, highlight Data Imprint and press multi selector to right. Check ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 145
    ... and can not be printed using this option. NEF images can be printed directly from Nikon Capture 3 ( 170) or saved in another format and printed from a third-party ... hidden status of images in the print order. Either action could cause problems when you attempt to print the images in the order. 133
  • 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
    ... 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) In ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 149
    ...White balance bracketing can not be used with an image quality of NEF (Raw) or Comp. NEF (Raw). Selecting either option cancels white balance bracketing. White balance for NEF (RAW) images can be adjusted using Nikon Capture 3 (available separately; 170). For more information on: 46 Image size 137
  • 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
    ... menu controls sensitivity, the digital SHOOTING MENU equivalent of film speed. Options range... under low light conditions or when a fast shutter speed is required to prevent blurring. We... the effects of noise. Noise can be reduced at shutter speeds of 1/2 s or slower by selecting ON for Custom Setting...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 152
    ... More Distinct: Image Sharpening When you take a photograph, the camera automatically processes the image to increase the distinction between ...from shot to shot. For best results, use a type G or D lens. Camera performs same standard level of sharpening on all images. Sharpening performed, but edges ...
  • 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
    ... are used to fine-tune a variety of CSM MENU camera settings to suit your personal preferences, R ... Select Custom Setting Bank 146 1 Image Review Image Review 147 2 No CF Card? Disable Shutter if no ... Playback Volume 160 * Available only when MB-D100 multi-function battery pack (available separately; ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 157
    ... settings in the other bank are unaffected. Option 1 Image Review 2 No CF Card? 3 ISO Auto 4... 6s 10 s 1/3 Step [+/-] & CMD Dial AE & Flash MTR > Under > Over Main=S, Sub=A ... AF AF-C 22 AF Assist 23 Flash Mode 24 Anti-shock 25 ... Area Select AF Area ON D-TTL auto flash OFF AF-ON 3 Menu Guide-Custom ...
  • 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
    Fine-Tuning Camera Settings Custom Setting 1: Image Review The setting chosen for Image Review... Note that when photographs are being captured to a computer using Nikon Capture 3 Camera Control, photographs are not recorded ... no memory card is inserted in the camera. CSM MENU F2 Disable Shutter if no ...
  • 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 than about 1/2 s, "noise"... OK Option OFF (default) Description Noise reduction off; camera functions normally. Noise reduction takes effect at shutter speeds of about 1/2 s or slower. Time required to process ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 162
    ... each folder have unique names, the camera assigns each image a file name containing a four digit number, starting from 0001,... file number with 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 ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 163
    Fine-Tuning Camera Settings Custom Setting 6: Monitor Off This option controls whether ... Auto Meter-Off This option controls how long the camera continues to meter exposure when no operations ... Adjustments to exposure settings (shutter speed, aperture, exposure compensation, flash compensation, 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
    ...default, the main command dial controls shutter speed (shutter-priority auto and manual exposure modes), the sub-command dial aperture (aperture-priority auto ... 13. The setting selected also applies to the optional MB-D100 multi-function battery pack. Option Main=S, Sub=A ...
  • 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 ... can only be locked with the AE-L/AF-L button. (default) + Shutter Button Exposure can also be locked by pressing ...
  • 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 this option, on-demand ...for reference when composing photographs, taking landscape shots, or shifting or tilting a PC Nikkor lens. To display the grid, select ON. The default setting is OFF (no grid displayed). ...
  • 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 raised out... way of the CCD immediately 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...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 172
    ... performed by the AF-ON button on the optional MB-D100 multifunction battery pack ( 180), and is only available when the MB-D100 is connected. See the instruction manual provided with the battery pack... on (default) the camera body, as determined by Custom Setting 14 ( 154). When an MB-D100 battery...
  • 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...€”The Setup Menu Format LCD Brightness Mirror Lock-up Video Output Date Language Image ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 174
    The Setup Menu Formatting Memory Cards: Format Memory cards must be formatted before first use. Formatting memory cards is also an effective way of deleting all pictures on the card. To format a memory card: SET UP Format Warning! All images will be deleted NO YES ENTER OK Menu Guide-The Setup ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 175
    ... Caring for the Camera and Battery". SET UP Mirror Lock-up OFF OFF OK ON CCD Cleaning Option OFF Description... Mirror will be locked in up position when shutter is released. To ensure that power is available to lower the mirror when the camera is turned off, this option is only available when the ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 176
    ... video device to which you connect the camera. SET UP Video Output NTSC PAL Menu ... Menu OK Option NTSC Description Use when connecting the camera to NTSC devices. Use when connecting ... 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
    Television Playback Connecting Your 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 ...
  • 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). Nikon View 5 Using the Nikon View 5 software provided with your camera, you can transfer images from...
  • 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
    ...9: allocation of 32 MB or more recommended for Nikon Cap(Nikon ture 3 Camera Control, 128 MB or more for... required when sending pictures by e-mail Other * 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 or...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 184
    ...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 ... you have installed the necessary software, you can connect the camera and computer as detailed below...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 185
    ... 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 Capture 3. the camera, 5 Before ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 186
    ... right mouse button on the removable disk corresponding to the camera and select Eject from the menu that appears....into the Trash. Mac OS 9 Drag the "Nikon D100" camera volume into the Trash. Connections-... transfer is in progress, do not turn the camera off, disconnect the USB cable, or remove ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 187
    ... This chapter covers the following 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 storage and maintenance. Troubleshooting ( 188-191) A list of the ...
  • 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...Non-CPU Lenses The following accessories and non-CPU lenses can NOT be used with the D100: • 280-600 mm ...
  • 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 range finder) ✔ ✔5 ✔...(see previous page). 11 Camera exposure meter can not be used. 12 Can be used at shutter speeds slower than 1/180 s, but camera exposure meter can not be used....
  • 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 ...matrix metering and 3D multi sensor balanced fill flash for digital SLR. CPU lenses can be identified by the presence of CPU contacts. Type...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 191
    ... focal length of the lens by 1.5, as shown in the following table: Picture angle 35-mm film camera D100 35-mm film camera D100 17 25.5 105 Approximate focal length (mm) in 35-mm format ...area exposed by a 35-mm camera is 24 × 36 mm. The size of the area exposed by the D100, in contrast, ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 192
    ..., the following accessories were available for the D100. Contact your retailer or local Nikon representative for... are available from your retailer or local Nikon representative. ■ MB-D100 Multi-Function Battery ... 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, drop-in, and rear-...Filters manufactured by other makers may interfere with autofocus or electronic range finding. Filters • The D100 can not be used with linear polarizing filters. Use the C-PL circular...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 194
    ... pin remote terminal for remote-control and automatic photography. 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/ shake. ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 195
    ... humidity, or direct sunlight. Use Only Nikon Brand Electronic Accessories Your Nikon D100 digital camera is designed to the highest standards and includes complex electronic circuitry. Only Nikon brand electronic accessories (including ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 196
    ... servicing. We recommend that you have your camera inspected by your retailer or Nikon service representative once every one to two years, and that ... serviced, we recommend that you bring any accessories regularly used with the camera, such as lenses or optional Speedlights. 184
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 197
    ...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 ... in distilled water and dry thoroughly. Technical Notes-Caring for Your Camera These elements are made of glass and are easily damaged. Remove Lens, dust and lint with ...
  • 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
    ... 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 ... aperture. 74 48 ● Camera can not focus using Focus manually. (blinks) autofocus. ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 201
    ...Use the flash Subject too dark; photo will be S Lower shutter speed or underexposed. use the flash A Choose a larger aperture (smaller f/-number) .... (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
    ... clean. If card is damaged, contact retailer or Nikon representative. • Unable to create new • Delete files ... Format memory card. been formatted for use in D100. 183 - This card cannot be used 120, ... been formatted for use in Format memory card. D100. 23, 162 Insert memory card containMemory...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 203
    ... hole located above the interface connectors (this will also reset the camera clock; for instructions on Press setting the clock to the correct date and time, ... In the event of continued malfunction, contact your retailer or Nikon representative. Note that disconnecting the power source as described ...
  • 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-Web Resources For Product Information and Tips • For users in the U.S.A.: ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 205
    ... be selected from five focus areas Single-lens reflex digital camera with interchangeable lenses Technical Notes-Specifications 6.1 million 23.7 × 15.6 mm, 12-... (Large) • 1504 × 1000 (Small) • 2240 × 1488 (Medium) Nikon F mount (with AF coupling and AF contacts) Other ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 206
    Specifications Lens servo Instant single-servo AF (S), continuous servo AF (C), manual (M);...-servo AF TTL phase detection by means of Nikon Multi-CAM900 autofocus module with AF-...-priority auto; manual; exposure compensation (-5 - +5 EV in increments of 1 /3 EV); exposure and flash bracketing (2...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 207
    ... with single-component IC. Supports 3D multi-sensor balanced fill flash for digital SLR (built in Speedlight or SB-series 80DX/50DX/ 28DX with type G or D lens) and multi-sensor balanced fill flash for digital SLR (built in Speedlight or SB-series 80DX/50DX/28DX with other CPU...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 208
    ...socket Power source Technical Notes-Specifications /4˝ (ISO) • One rechargeable Nikon EN-EL3 lithium-ion battery • MB-D100 multi-function battery pack (available separately) with one or two rechargeable Nikon EN-EL3 lithium-ion batteries or six LR6 (...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 209
    ... 24-85 mm f/3.5-4.5 G lens under the following standard Nikon test conditions: continuous shooting... 24-85 mm f/3.5-4.5 G lens under the following standard Nikon test conditions: single-frame...RGB photographs • Slow shutter speeds To ensure that you get the most from rechargeable Nikon EN-EL3 ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 210
    Index Symbols 3D Multi Sensor Balanced FillFlash for Digital SLR, 95 Color temperature. See white balance... 4, 74 Focus. See autofocus; focus mode; manual focus Focus area (focus brackets), 64-...83 aperture-priority auto, 81 auto multi program, 77-78 manual, 82-83 shutter-priority auto, 79-80 H...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 211
    ...-flashes, 95 Multi Sensor Balanced Fill-Flash for Digital SLR, 95 S S. See autofocus, single-servo; exposure mode, shutter-priority auto;...-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 ...
  • Nikon D100 | Product Manual - Page 212



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Nikon D100 - Digital Camera SLR Manual