Nikon Picture Control system for
your own image creation

What is the Picture Control system?

The Picture Control system is one of the factors that supports the high image quality of Nikon digital SLR cameras. It lets you create images and movies as you like by using seven Picture Control options that feature different characteristics according to your intentions for expression. Enjoy creating your own work fully utilizing the Picture Control system.

  • Flat

    Newly employed from the D810. With the wealth of information from highlight to shadow areas, it lets you edit an image freely after shooting.

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  • Clarity

    Newly employed from the D810. The clearness of an image can be adjusted according to your preference.

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  • Capture NX-D

    Allows you to change and adjust Picture Controls during NEF (RAW) processing.

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  • Picture Control Utility 2

    You can adjust Picture Controls to suit your needs.

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Nikon Picture Control system for your own image creation

Nikon Picture Control system for your own image creation

What is the Picture Control system?

The Picture Control system is one of the factors that supports the high image quality of Nikon digital SLR cameras. It lets you create images and movies as you like by using seven Picture Control options that feature different characteristics according to your intentions for expression.
Enjoy creating your own work fully utilizing the Picture Control system.

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Seven types of Picture Control

Selectable from Standard, Neutral, Flat, Landscape, Portrait, Vivid and Monochrome. Start your journey of discovery to your own world of limitless image creation.

Adjustments and registration
of Picture Controls

Adjust selected Picture Controls to suit your intention. You can register adjustments as you wish to support your own style of image creation.

Adjustments with Capture NX-D

For changes and adjustments of Picture Controls after shooting. Flat option and clarity parameter can be applied to NEF (RAW) data shot with a Nikon digital SLR camera.

Endorsements

Photographers who are active at the forefront of various genres talk about the Picture Control.

Tips on image creation

Tips on how to utilize Picture Control. A variety of expressions and their processes are introduced with useful hints. Free download of custom Picture Controls used for the images shown here is also available.

Makes casual snapshots look impressive.

The subject is expressed softly even in intense light.

Lets you enjoy the world of black and white.

Creates striking images by emphasizing the contrast of colors.

Renders lively skin colors.

The sky and clouds are described pleasantly.

Allows you to express freely by fully utilizing the image as raw material.

Adjusts strength of contours to make the subject look sharper or softer.

Changes distinctness of the subject to produce clearness or softness.

Adjusts contrast to produce hardness or softness.

Customize Picture Control for your own image creation.