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Expanded creativity

Picture Control System for customizing colors and tones to your preferences

Nikon's Picture Control System allows you to customize sharpness, saturation and other parameters to match your preferences. Picture Control can be adjusted and saved, and also shared with other cameras compatible with Picture Control System.

Built-in flash and Speedlights

Nikon Creative Lighting System

In Advanced Wireless Lighting, the built-in flash, featuring a guide number of approx. 12/39 (m/ft., ISO 100, 20°C/68°F) and a wide-angle 16mm lens coverage, works as a wireless commander. It can control a single group or two independent groups containing several remote Speedlights. A variety of flash shooting can be achieved by combining with optional Speedlights such as the SB-900, SB-800, SB-700, SB-600, SB-400 to expand your creativity.

Newly developed Speedlight SB-700 [NEW]

Various functions are condensed in the compact body of Speedlight SB-700. It employs a quick wireless remote control mode that enables multiple flash-unit photography. Three illumination patterns: standard, center-weighted and even, are available to match each shooting environment. The guide number is 31.5/103.3. It also provides a multi-step auto power zoom that covers the 16-85mm zoom range.

  • *With Zoom head set at 35mm, DX-format, STD, m/ft., ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F.
Speedlight SB-700

Retouch menu

This enables easy in-camera image editing after shooting. The D7000 creates an edited image, while leaving your original shot intact.

Retouch menus incorporated in the D7000

· D-Lighting · Red-eye correction · Trim · Monochrome · Filter effects · Color balance · Image overlay · NEF (RAW) processing · Resize · Quick retouch · Straighten · Distortion control · Fisheye · Color outline · Color sketch · Perspective control · Miniature effect · Edit movie

HDMI supported — enables playback on High-Definition TV

The D7000 supports HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface), that enables direct connection to a High-Definition TV for viewing of still images and movies. Type C connector (mini size) is employed and also HDMI-CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) is supported for operation of the D7000 using TV remote control.

Note: Requires optional HDMI connection cable [HDMI Type A ↔ Type C (mini size)] for playback.

Exclusive Nikon software — expand your creativity

ViewNX 2 (supplied) — Your Imaging Toolbox

ViewNX 2 provides importing and browsing capabilities of images, and incorporates frequently used image-editing functions such as resize and brightness adjustment. ViewNX 2 newly employs crop, straighten, etc. as well as movie-editing functions equivalent to those of the D7000. In addition, coordination with Nikon image storing and sharing service, my Picturetown, is realized. This all-in-one browsing/editing software package will let more photographers enjoy digital images, more easily.

ViewNX 2 system requirements

Windows
Macintosh
OS
Windows 7 Home Basic/Home Premium/Professional/Enterprise/Ultimate
Windows Vista Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Enterprise/Ultimate(Service Pack 2)
Windows XP Home Edition/Professional (Service Pack 3)
  • This application requires a computer with a pre-installed operating system.
  • If you use 64-bit version Windows 7 or 64-bit version Windows Vista, operation takes place under 32-bit compatibility environment.
Mac OS X (Version 10.4.11, 10.5.8, 10.6.4)
CPU
Display, playback, and editing of still images and movies
(MotionJPEG):
  • Intel Celeron / Pentium 4 / Core Series, 1.6GHz or above
Playback and editing of H.264 movies:
  • Pentium D 3.0GHz or above (during playback)
  • Core 2 Duo 2.6GHz or above (during editing)
Display, playback, and editing of still images and movies
(MotionJPEG):
  • Power PC G4 1GHz or above / PowerPC G5 / Intel Core series / Intel Xeon series
Playback and editing of H.264 movies:
  • PowerPC G5 Dual 2GHz or above / Core Duo 2GHz or above (during playback
  • Core 2 Duo 2.6GHz or above (during editing)
RAM
Windows 7 or Windows Vista: 1 GB or more (1.5GB or more recommended)
Windows XP: 512 MB or more (1 GB or more recommended)
512 MB or more (1 GB or more recommended)
Hard-disk space
500 MB or more for OS startup disk unit (1GB or above is recommended)
For OS installation: 50 MB or above
500 MB or more for OS startup disk unit (1GB or above is recommended)
For OS installation: 50 MB or above
Monitor resolution
Resolution: 1,024 x 768 pixels (XGA) or more Display color: 24-bit color or above
Resolution: 1,024 x 768 pixels (XGA) or more Display color: 6,400 colors or more (16.7 million colors or more recommended)

(Windows)

  • *For playback and editing of H.264 movies, a computer with a graphics board of 128MB or above installed is recommended.

(Macintosh)

  • *For playback and editing of H.264 movies, a computer with a graphics board of 128MB or above installed is recommended. During editing or playing of a high-definition movie using Nikon Movie Editor on a PowerPC model, the performance of the computer might become extremely slow.

Image-editing software Capture NX 2 (optional) — quickly adjusts images as you imagine them

Capture NX 2 incorporates superior operability and a variety of image-editing functions empowered by U Point® technology. You can execute diverse image editing easily just by placing various types of Control Points on a image and adjusting sliders. Selection Control Points enables you to apply various kinds of enhancement such as D-Lighting and brightness to a designated area at the level you desire.

Capture NX 2 system requirements

Windows
Macintosh
OS
Pre-installed versions Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic/Home Premium/Professional/Enterprise/Ultimate*, Windows Vista Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Enterprise/Ultimate (Service Pack 2)*, Windows XP Professional/Home (Service Pack 3)**
  • *32- and 64-bit versions are supported. However, with 64-bit versions, the software operates as a 32-bit application.
  • **Only the 32-bit versions of Windows XP are supported.
Mac OS X (version 10.4.11, 10.5.8, 10.6.4)
CPU
Pentium 4 or better
Power PC G4/G5; Intel Core Series/Xeon series
RAM
768 MB minimum, 1 GB or more recommended
768 MB minimum, 1 GB or more recommended
Hard-disk space
200 MB required for installation
200 MB required for installation
Monitor resolution
1,024×768 pixels or higher (1,280×1024 or higher recommended) with 16-bit color or more (32-bit color recommended)
1,024Î768 pixels or higher (1,280×1024 or higher recommended) with 64,000 colors or more (16.7 million colors or more recommended)

(Windows/Macintosh)

  • CD-ROM drive required for installation
  • Internet connection required to utilize Nikon Message Center 2
  • Environment for recognizing operation-guaranteed memory cards required to import/export Custom Picture Controls

Accessories

Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D11 (optional) [NEW]

The Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-11 supports two types of batteries [Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL15 and six R6/AA-size batteries (alkaline, Ni-MH, lithium)], and seamless switching of power feeding between the battery of the D7000 and the battery pack is possible. Up to approx. 2,100 shots* can be achieved when the EN-EL15 is loaded on both the D7000 and the MB-D11.
The Multi-Power Battery Pack MB-D11 incorporates controls for vertical shooting; AE-L/AF-L button, main/sub command dials, shutter-release button, shutter-release button lock, multi selector. Magnesium alloy is used for the exterior cover to realize the same weather-resistant and dust-prevention performance as the D7000.

  • *Based on CIPA Standards.

Compatible with GPS Unit GP-1 (optional) — enables embedding of location information on an image

The D7000 is compatible with GPS Unit GP-1 that is able to embed location information on an image. Latitude, longitude and altitude of a shooting location are recorded as Exif data. Images with location information can be displayed on a GeoTag workspace of ViewNX 2 (supplied with the D7000).