Nikon D1X SLR Review

By Movable Type Admin


Steve's Digicams






Playback Screens & Menus



Nikon Professional D1X

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 enabled.




Nikon Professional D1X

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 information shown above which is the folder name, filename, date and time as well as the capture mode.




Nikon Professional D1X

The next overlay includes the camera name, firmware version, metering mode, shutter speed, aperture, exposure mode and exposure compensation value.




Nikon Professional D1X

The next overlay includes ISO speed, white balance setting and white balance fine adjustment, image tone and sharpness, lens focal length and the color mode.




Nikon Professional D1X

The last overlay can be just the histogram or the histogram plus highlight areas will blink.




Nikon Professional D1X

Pressing the Index button will display small thumbnail images so you can quickly search through the captured images. This is the four per page display.




Nikon Professional D1X

You can also display thumbnail images in the nine per page mode.





Nikon Professional D1X

Pressing the FUNC button enables the zoomed playback mode. The image is magnified and you can scroll to any portion of the picture to check for critical focus, color or composition by using the 4-way controller.




Nikon Professional D1X

The Playback Menu

    Delete - Selected, All, Print Set

    Slideshow - Start auto playback, set Frame Interval time

    Protect - Protect image(s) from deletion

    Hide Image - Images may be hidden from Playback mode

    Print Set - Embed DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) information.

    Folder Designate - Create or select folders for images

    Display Mode - Normal, Histogram, Highlights or Both







Go to
Page Six





Return To Steve's
Reviews Menu











Visitors of Steves can visit the stores below for real-time pricing and availability. You can also find hot, soon to expire online offers on a variety of cameras and accessories at our very own Camera Deals page.