Nikon D70 SLR Review

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Nikon D70




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Nikon D70 SLR

Pressing the Monitor button brings up the last image captured in full screen mode. This is also what you will see after shooting a picture if the Preview option is enabled.




Nikon D70 SLR

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.




Nikon D70 SLR





Nikon D70 SLR

The histogram displays the range of brightness of the image.





Nikon D70 SLR

The Highlights overlay can display over-exposed areas by blinking them





Nikon D70 SLR

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 D70 SLR

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





Nikon D70 SLR

Pressing the ENTER button enables the zoomed playback mode. The image is magnified further by holding the Thumbnail 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 Thumbnail button and bring up a 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.




Nikon D70 SLR

Playback Menu

    Delete - Selected or All images
    Playback folder - Current or All folders
    Rotate tall - Yes= rotate portrait images, No = do not rotate
    Slide show - Start auto playback, set Frame Interval 2-10 secs.
    Hide image - Images may be hidden from Playback mode
    Print set - Embed DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) information.




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