Record Screens & Menus

The Nikon 1 J4 is loaded with easy-to-use, point-n-shoot, automatic shooting modes. Shown above is the Auto shooting mode that allows the camera to have complete control over the exposure settings. The camera will even choose the correct scene mode for the situation, much like a standard point-n-shoot.





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Creative shooting gives the user control over the camera. The amount of control is up to the user. You will find all of the usual shooting modes and more here. Below is a fill list of the automatic to full manual shooting modes available.





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Creative Shooting Modes: Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual, Creative Palette, HDR, Easy Panorama, Soft, Miniature Effect, Selective Color, Cross Process, Toy Camera Effect





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Pressing up on the 4-way controller brings up the Function menu. This small menu features many useful shooting settings that can all be selected and changed while the menu is open. The settings that you have access to change depending on the camera's shooting mode.





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Creative Shooting Mode:
  • Reset Shooting Options
  • Creative - Program, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual, Creative Palette, HDR, Easy Panorama, Soft, Miniature Effect, Selective Color, Cross Process, Toy Camera Effect
  • Image Quality - NEF + JPEG, NEF, JPEG Fine, JPEG Normal
  • Image Size - 18.2M (L), 10.3M (M), 4.5M (S)
  • Select Color - Choose the color you want to capture during selective color
  • Soft - Adjust the filter strength for "Soft" shooting
  • Hue - Choose Red, Green, Blue or Yellow for Cross Process shooting
  • Toy Camera Effect - Control Saturation and Vignetting
  • Metering - Matrix, Center-Weighted, Spot
  • Auto Distortion Control - On (above water), On (below water), Off
  • Color Space - sRGB, Adobe RGB
  • Active D-Lighting - On or Off
  • Long Exposure NR - On or Off
  • Optical VR - On or Off
  • Focus Mode - AF-A, AF-S, AF-C, MF
  • AF-area mode - Auto-area, Single-point, Subject Tracking
  • Face Priority - On or Off
  • Built-in AF Assist - On or Off
  • Flash Control - TTL, Manual
  • Flash Compensation - +1 to -3 in 1/3 increments
  • Underwater Flash - Enable, Disabple





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Standard Movie Menu:
  • Reset Movie Options
  • Frame Size/Frame Rate - 1080p/60fps, 1080p/30fps, 720p/60fps, 720p/30fps
  • Movie Sound Options:
    • Microphone - Auto Sensitivity, High Sensitivity, Medium Sensitivity, Low Sensitivity, Off
    • Wind Noise Reduction - On or Off
  • Optical VR - On or Off
  • Electronic VR - On or Off
  • Auto Image Capture:
    • Auto Photography - On or Off
    • Max Shots per Minute - 1 or 4





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Processing Options:
  • Reset Processing Options
  • White Balance - Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Underwater, Preset Manual (all settings are adjustable)
  • ISO Sensitivity - Auto 6400, Auto 3200, Auto 800, 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 6400 (NR), 12800, 12800 (NR)
  • Picture Control - Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape
  • Custom Picture Control:
    • Edit/Save - Save adjustments to the standard picture controls
    • Delete - Delete a Custom Picture Control
    • Load From/Save to Card - Save and Load custom controls from a microSD card
  • High ISO NR - On or Off





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The WiFi menu allows you to control your connections with WiFi hotspots or your home network.





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If you are looking for more control of your video recording, Movie+ mode is what you are looking for. This mode offers more control, but the camera has to be set to this mode. Still images can be captured from here.





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Movie+ Menu:
  • Reset Movie Options
  • Advanced Movie - HD Movie, Slow Motion, Fast Motion, Jump Cut, 4-second Movie
  • Exposure Mode - Scene Auto Selector, Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Manual
  • Slow Motion - 120fps, 400fps, 1200fps
  • Frame Size/Frame Rate - 1080p/60fps, 1080p/30fps, 720p/60fps, 720p30fps
  • Metering - Matrix, Center-Weighted, Spot
  • Movie Sound Options:
    • Microphone - Auto Sensitivity, High Sensitivity, Medium Sensitivity, Low Sensitivity, Off
    • Wind Noise Reduction - On or Off
  • Optical VR - On or Off
  • Electronic VR - On or Off
  • Focus Mode - AF-F, AF-S, MF
  • AF-Area Mode - Auto-area, Single-point, Subject Tracking
  • Face Priority - On or Off
  • Auto Image Capture:
    • Auto Photography - On or Off
    • Max Shots per Minute - 1 or 4

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