Nikon D700 SLR Review

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Playback Features


Nikon D700

In playback the display mode or amount of information displayed is controlled by pressing the multi-selector up or down. Press it right or left to select the next or previous image. The roles of the up/down and left/right controls can be reversed using Custom Setting f3. Histogram, RGB Histogram, Shooting Data and Focus Area displays are a enabled by the Display Mode options in the Playback Menu.

Histogram shows the distribution of tones in the image. The horizontal axis corresponds to pixel brightness, with dark tones to the left and bright tones to the right. The vertical axis shows the number of pixels of each brightness in the image.





Nikon D700

Thumbnail index mode can display 4 or 9 images per page





Nikon D700

The full screen image can be zoomed in 8 steps, at any step you can use the multi-selector to scroll around inside the magnified image.




Nikon D700

Playback Menu

    Delete - Delete images from CF card
    Playback folder - Select the active playback image folder
    Hide image - Hide or reveal selected images
    Display mode - Select the playback display features: Shooting data, Histogram, Highlights, RGB Histogram, Focus point
    Image review - Display image immediately after capture
    After delete - Display next or previous image after deleting an image
    Rotate tall - Automatically rotate portrait oriented images for display
    Slide show - Start an automated slide show of the images in the current image folder
    Print set - Enter DPOF printing information



Nikon D700

Retouch Menu

    D-Lighting - brightens shadows, ideal for dark or back-lit photos
    Red-Eye Correction - Remove red-eye in your flash portraits (saves as a corrected copy, does not overwrite original)
    Trim - Crop and image and save as a new file
    Monochrome - Choose Black&White, Sepia or Cyanotype (blue and white monochrome)
    Filter Effects - Choose from Sky light or Warm filter
    Color Balance - Use the multi selector to create a copy of an image with modified color balance.
    Image Overlay - Combine two existing RAW photos to create a single picture that is saved separately. The new image is saved at the current image quality and size settings.





Nikon D700

D-Lighting brings out image detail in poorly lit subjects.



Nikon D700

The in-camera crop function allows you to crop your images without a computer. It also features several aspects to give you exactly what you want.



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