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Six Kinds of Picture Control

Nikon Picture Control System-compatible cameras feature six types of Picture Control: Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait*1 and Landscape*1. Using them allows you to flexibly adjust for Sharpening, Contrast, Brightness and much more.*2

*1 Available as Optional Picture Controls for the D3X, D3S, D3, D700, D300S and D300

*2 Standard/Neutral/Vivid/Portrait/Landscape: Sharpening, Contrast, Brightness, Saturation and Hue (coloration)
Monochrome: Sharpening, Contrast, Brightness, Filter Effects and Toning

STANDARD

STANDARD

Gives you standard, balanced images with no inconsistencies in the strength of the subject’s sharpening, contrast, brightness, saturation and coloration. Before you know it, you’ll be taking shots with vibrant colors that linger in the viewer’s memory.

NEUTRAL

NEUTRAL

Delivers images that are closest to the actual original scene. To reproduce the subject’s unique colors and gradations with maximum authenticity, avoid extreme enhancements.

VIVID

VIVID

For distinct, colorful, fresh-looking images with just the right emphasis on your subject’s contrast and sharpening.

MONOCHROME

MONOCHROME

Gives you monochromatic shadings, such as black-and-white or sepia.

PORTRAIT

PORTRAIT

Imparts a more natural look to skin. Skin tones project a real sense of depth ? as if shot with professional-quality film ? with a clear, authentic finish.

LANDSCAPE

LANDSCAPE

Rich gradations with an eye-catching appeal enhance the vibrancy and liveliness of landscapes, nature and even city street scenes.

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