Nikon Coolpix 5000 Review
Playback Modes & Screens
When you flip the Mode Dial to the Play position it will display the last image stored in full screen mode as shown above. You can press the Left or Right portion of the 4-way selector switch to scroll backwards or forwards through the stored images.
Rotating the Command Dial lets you select any one of three screens
of exposure settings or a histogram as shown in the following frames.
The first page of exposure information displays the camera model name, firmware
version number, metering mode, recording mode, shutter speed, aperture, exposure
compensation, lens focal length and focus mode.
This page has the settings for the speedlight (flash), image adjustment, ISO speed,
white balance, saturation, sharpness, digital telephoto, converter lens and
the physical file size.
This page contains the histogram, the metering mode, shutter speed, aperture,
exposure compensation and ISO speed equivalent.
The last page of Play information contains the lens focal length, shutter speed,
aperture and focus mode.
While displaying a picture full screen you can press the Telephoto zoom control button
and magnify the image. There are 25 intermediate magnifying steps all the way up
to a maximum of 6x. At any magnification step you can scroll around inside of the image
using the 4-way selector.
To enter the thumbnail (index) playback mode just press the flash mode button.
The number of thumbnail images can be toggled between 4 or 9 per page by pressing the
You can easily tell which pictures are still images and which ones
are movies, the movies are indicated by the little camera icon.
The QuickTime MOVies that you record can be played back full screen on the color LCD
and the audio can be heard on the internal speaker. The A / V cable allows you to
send both the video and sound to a television set.
Here's the page of menu options available in Playback mode, you can Delete images, change the active image folder, start an automatic playback slideshow, protect images from deletion, hide images, set the DPOF print information or mark images for Auto Transfer when the USB cable is plugged in to the host computer.
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