Nikon D500 Technical Manual

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Professional
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Technical Guide 
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Summary of Contents of technical manual for Nikon D500

  • Page 1 Professional Technical Guide — Useful Features — En
  • Page 2: Table of Contents Table of Contents Custom Controls 5 Custom Control Assignments ................... 6 Quick Menu Access............................................................ 10 Custom Folders................................................................... 12 Taking...
  • Page 3Playback 33 Finding Pictures Quickly................................................... 34 • Starting Playback with Your Right Hand...................................35 • Finding Pictures Quickly . .................................36 •...
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  • Page 5: Custom ControlsCustom Controls As you will learn in this chapter, the D500 is crammed with features to make your life easier,...
  • Page 6 Custom Control Assignments Custom Setting f1 (Custom control assignment) is used to customize camera controls, starting with the function...
  • Page 7The functions that can be assigned to these controls are: D500 MB‑D17 0 v x V 8 S Fn AF-ON...
  • Page 8 Custom Controls D500 MB‑D17 0 v x V 8 S Fn AF-ON c Rating ­— ­ — 4 ­...
  • Page 9 Custom Control Assignments The functions that can be assigned to these controls are: D500 MB‑D17 1 w 9 n...
  • Page 10 Quick Menu Access If Access top item in MY MENU is selected for Custom Setting f1 (Cus‑ tom control...
  • Page 11  3 Choose a control. Choose Custom Setting f1 (Cus‑ tom control assignment) and select 0 Preview button.   4 Select...
  • Page 12 Custom Folders Create folders before going on a shoot and use them to organize photos by scene. If you’re...
  • Page 13  4 Create a folder for the bottom of the first inning. Each folder number can be used only once....
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  • Page 15: Taking PicturesTaking Pictures This chapter covers information that you may find useful when taking pho- tographs. 15
  • Page 16 White Balance Tips and Tricks Auto white balance is recommended with most light sources. If the desired results can...
  • Page 17 Option K  * Description G Cloudy 6000 Use in daylight under overcast skies. Use in daylight with subjects in...
  • Page 18 Taking Pictures l Auto White Balance for Incandescent Lighting v offers a choice of AUTO0 Keep white (reduce warm...
  • Page 19 White Balance Tips and Tricks l Measuring Preset Manual White Balance In live view, you can measure white balance...
  • Page 20 AE with Constant Shutter Speed and Aperture To vary ISO sensitivity automatically when shooting in dappled sunlight or in...
  • Page 21Preserving Natural Contrast Use Active D‑Lighting to preserve details in highlights and shadows when photographing high-contrast scenes, for example when...
  • Page 22 Multiple Exposure: Overlay Mode When shooting multiple exposures, choose an overlay mode according to the situation and your creative...
  • Page 23Burst Photography: Keeping Exposure Consistent When using a continuous release mode to photograph subjects that are in motion or that...
  • Page 24 Flicker Reduction When powered by alternating cur- rent, fluorescent lamps and certain other types of artificial lighting flicker at...
  • Page 25When On is selected for Flicker re‑ duction indicator, a FLICKER icon will be displayed in the viewfinder if flicker...
  • Page 26 Flicker Reduction The Photo Shooting Menu Flicker Reduction Option Flicker reduction can detect flicker at 100 and 120 Hz (associ-...
  • Page 27 Muffling the Shutter You may find it useful to mute the shutter at stage perfor- mances, during interviews, or...
  • Page 28 Muffling the Shutter l Movie Stills You can also achieve the effect of silent photography by filming movies silently...
  • Page 29Vibration Reduction: Sport Mode Compared with earlier models, the viewfinder offers im- proved stability in burst mode. This combines with...
  • Page 30l What Makes Sport Mode Special Sport mode limits vibration reduction to the minimum needed for subjects that are moving...
  • Page 31 Vibration Reduction: Sport Mode l ”Sport” Versus “Normal” Sport mode balances vibration reduction with smooth dis- play when you...
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  • Page 33: PlaybackPlayback As you will learn in this chapter, the touch screen and custom controls let you quickly find images and...
  • Page 34 Finding Pictures Quickly In addition to the multi selector and other controls used for playback on earlier cameras, the...
  • Page 35l Starting Playback with Your Right Hand Assigning Playback to a control on the right side of the camera lets...
  • Page 36 Playback l Finding Pictures Quickly Flick left or right or press 4 or 2 to view additional images in...
  • Page 37 Finding Pictures Quickly “After Burst, Show” The After burst, show option in the playback menu controls whether the photo...
  • Page 38 Playback l Quick Focus Check The following operations can be used to zoom in for a quick focus check...
  • Page 39 Finding Pictures Quickly To choose the starting zoom ratio for double-tap zoom or zoom using the center of the...
  • Page 40 Playback l Tagging Pictures Protect or rate pictures to make them easier to find. Protecting Pictures Pressing the L...
  • Page 41 Finding Pictures Quickly Following transfer to a computer, pictures can be viewed or sorted by rating in applications such...
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  • Page 43: UploadUpload This chapter describes how to quickly connect to networks, check whether pictures have been uploaded to the computer, and...
  • Page 44 Adding Text to Pictures Text can be embedded in pictures using the IPTC, Image comment, and Copyright information options...
  • Page 45l IPTC Presets The IPTC presets stored on the camera can be viewed dur- ing playback by holding down the...
  • Page 46 Checking Upload Status While—at least in the case of im- Transfer icon (blue) ages uploaded to a computer or...
  • Page 47: AccessoriesAccessories This chapter describes how the syn- chronized release feature on optional WR‑1 and WR‑R10 wireless remote con- trollers can...
  • Page 48 Synchronized Release Cameras equipped with op- tional WR‑1 or WR‑R10 wire- less remote controllers can be configured for synchro-...
  • Page 49The following table shows how Custom Settings d4 and f1 combine for flexible camera control using the shutter-re- lease button...
  • Page 50 Accessories Here’s an example of how you can use two cameras to cap- ture shots on goal in a...
  • Page 51 Synchronized Release l Uploading Photos If you are using a WR‑1 or WR‑R10 wireless remote con- troller for synchronized...
  • Page 52 Synchronized Release Synchronized Release Wireless Signal Range Range varies with weather conditions and wireless signal strength and may drop...