Nikon D90 SLR Review

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Playback Features





Nikon D90 Digital SLR

In playback the display mode or amount of information displayed is controlled by pressing the info button. Depending on the options you have selected in the Playback menu, pressing the info button can display minimal information, extended exposure information, highlight display mode, and the RGB/light histograms.





Nikon D90 Digital SLR

Pressing the OK button while viewing an image will bring up the Retouch Menu, as shown above.



Nikon D90 Digital SLR

Pressing the ISO/Index button will bring up 4, 9, or 72 thumbnails, allowing you to quickly search through stored files. Press the button again and you will enter the Calendar display, which lets you search images that were captured on a certain date.



Nikon D90 Digital SLR

The full screen image can be enlarged up to 27x (depending on image size) in multiple steps, at any step you can use the multi-selector to scroll around inside the magnified image.




Nikon D90 Digital SLR

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
    Rotate tall - Automatically rotate portrait oriented images for display
    Pictmotion - Create and view slide shows with custom transitions and background music
    Slide show - Start an automated slide show of the images in the current image folder
    Print set - Enter DPOF printing information


Nikon D90 Digital SLR

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.
    NEF (RAW) processing - Convert RAW images to JPEG format in-camera with minimal editing options for white balance, image size, exposure comp., picture control, etc.
    Quick retouch - Enhances saturation and contrast as well as applies D-lighting as required; image is then saved as a new file
    Straighten - Correct images that are not 100% level
    Distortion control - Reduce effects of peripheral distortion (barrel distortion and pin-cushioning) in your photos; Auto or Manual options, edited image is saved as a new file
    Fisheye - Create copies of images that appear to have been photographed using a fisheye lens





Nikon D90 Digital SLR

Here you can see the D-lighting option. You can control the intensity of this feature with settings for Low, Normal or High.





Nikon D90 Digital SLR

You can also adjust Color balance right in the camera.





Nikon D90 Digital SLR

Don't have time to edit a NEF (RAW) file on your PC or Mac, no problem. The D90 offers quick and basic RAW conversion in-camera, for processing on the fly.


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