Nikon D2H SLR Review
By Movable Type Admin
On the front below the lens release button is the focus selector switch for Continuous
AF, Single AF or Manual Focus. On the lens itself you'll find another switch for
Auto and Manual focus. On Nikon's VR series of lenses you'll also find a switch to
turn the Vibration Reduction feature on and off.
On the grip side you'll find the combination shutter release and power switch. Turning
the power switch beyond the "on" position illuminates the top and back data displays.
Press and hold the MODE button while turning the command dial to select the desired
exposure mode (Program AE w/Shift, Shutter-speed priority, Aperture priority or Manual).
Press and hold the +/- button and turn the command dial to set the desired exposure
compensation value (+/- 5EV in 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps).
The top data LCD with all possible icons displayed.
On the front of the grip is the sub command dial which is easily operated with your index
finger. Off to the right you can see the depth of field preview button.
On the back (top-right corner) is the command dial. Off to the left is the
AE/AF Lock button and the AF start button.
On the top left side you'll find buttons to change the flash mode, enable AE
bracketing and lock command buttons. Around the base is the shooting mode dial with
positions for Single frame, Continuous Low (1 to 7fps settable), Continuous High (8fps)
On the right side of the pentaprism you'll find the dioptric adjustment knob for the
viewfinder. Towards the front is the metering selector switch with positions
for 3D Color Matrix, Center-weighted or Spot.
The optical eye-level pentaprism provides 100% coverage and has built-in diopter
adjustment and an eyepiece shutter for long exposures.
The viewfinder magnification is approx. 0.86x with 50mm f/1.4 lens set to infinity.
The eyepoint is a very comfortable 19.9mm. The focusing screen is interchangeable
and the D2H kit comes with the B-type BrightView Clear Matte Screen III.
Here's what you see through the viewfinder:
On the right side are indicators for voice recording, white balance, image size and quality, and ISO sensitivity.
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