Nikon Coolpix 7600 Review

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Nikon Coolpix 7600



Record Modes & Screens


Nikon Coolpix 7600


AUTO record mode screen display. The Zoom indicator displays briefly whenever the Zoom is operated. The "7M*" icon indicates the image resolution is 7-megapixels at Fine quality. Flash is set to Auto and will fire when needed and there's 284 pictures remaining at the current image resolution.



Nikon Coolpix 7600


When you half-press the shutter release the autofocus is locked and the exposure is calculated and set. If autofocus was successful the AF dot icon is blue-green, if it fails it is red and blinks.



Nikon Coolpix 7600


AUTO record menu:

    Image Quality/Size - (7M*) High 3072x2304, (7M) Normal 3072x2304, (5M) Normal 2592x1944, (3M) Normal 2048x1536, (PC) 1024x768 or (TV) 640x480

    White Balance - Auto, Manual preset, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Shady or Speedlight

    Exp Comp - Override metering +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3 steps

    Continuous - Shooting mode: Single frame, Continuous, Multi-Shot 16

    BSS - Best Shot Selector

    Color Options - Standard, Vivid, Black-and-white, Sepia, Cyanotype



Nikon Coolpix 7600


If the Menu option is set to "icon" then this is what your menu will look like.



Nikon Coolpix 7600


Pressing the 4-way selector "up" changes flash modes, "right" enables self-timer and "down" to enable macro focus mode. You set these options via onscreen popups as shown above.



Nikon Coolpix 7600

Scene mode options include: Party, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night Landscape, Close Up, Museum, Fireworks, Copy, Back Light, Panorama assist, Voice Recording and image size/quality.



Nikon Coolpix 7600

The Panorama Assist mode will let you create multi-picture panoramas easily with an on-screen guide that shows you the proper image overlap to create the best panorama.



Nikon Coolpix 7600


The Coolpix 7600 can also be turned into a simple voice recorder.





Nikon Coolpix 7600

Some of the portrait scene modes have onscreen framing guides to help you properly position your subject for the desired effect.



Nikon Coolpix 7600

Whenever you are making a menu selection you can press the Help button (telephoto zoom) to display a brief explanation of the mode or option.



Nikon Coolpix 7600

Each of the other specific scene modes on the Mode Dial; Portrait, Landscape, Sports and Night Portrait, have their own sub-menus of further choices.



Nikon Coolpix 7600

One of the unique Portrait modes is Face Priority AF, as you can see from the frame above it can identify the "face" in the frame and properly focuses on it.



Nikon Coolpix 7600


Movie mode screen display. You can record QuickTime MOVie clips limited in length only by the amount of remaining available memory. Sound is recorded with the moving image, the optical zoom can not be used during movie recording - it can be preset before recording begins. Enabling Vibration Reduction helps eliminate hand shake motion.



Nikon Coolpix 7600


Movie mode options:

    TV Movie* - Color 640 x 480 pixels, 30fps

    TV Movie - Color 640 x 480 pixels, 15fps

    Small size* - Color 320 x 240 pixels, 30fps

    Smaller size* - Color 160 x 120 pixels, 30fps

    Autofocus mode - Single or Continuous AF

    Electronic VR - Vibration Reduction - On or Off





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