Nikon D100 SLR Review
By Movable Type Admin
Playback Screens & Menus
Pressing the MONitor button brings up the last image captured in full screen view.
This is also what you would see after shooting a picture if the Preview option is
When reviewing images you can press the Left or Right portion of the 4-way controller
to bring up the extended information overlays. You can cycle through them by
repeatedly pushing the controller switch. The first overlay includes the camera
model, firmware version, metering mode, shutter speed, aperture, exposure mode,
exposure compensation and focal length of lens.
The next overlay includes the ISO speed, white balance, white balance tuning,
tone, sharpness, color mode, flash mode, image comment.
The next overlay is a histogram display of the range of brightness of the image.
The last overlay can be just the histogram or the histogram plus highlight areas
Pressing the index (THUMB) button will display small thumbnail images so you can quickly
search through the captured images. This is the four per page display.
You can also display thumbnail images in the nine per page mode.
Pressing the ENTER button enables the zoomed playback mode. The image is magnified
further by holding the "THUMB" button and rotating the main command dial. You can
stop at any one of ten zoom views and scroll around to check for critical focus, color
or composition by using the 4-way controller.
You can also rotate the sub-command dial while holding the "THUMB" button and bring up
this selection rectangle. Rotate the main command dial to shrink the rectangle in ten
steps, move it where desired with the 4-way controller and then rotate the sub-command
dial to fill the screen with the selected area.
The Playback Menu
Delete - Selected, All, Print Set
Folder Designate - Create or select folders for images
Slideshow - Start auto playback, set Frame Interval time
Hide Image - Protect image(s) from deletion
Print Set - Embed DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) information.
Display Mode - Normal, Histogram, Highlights or Both
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