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MONOCHROME

Gives you monochromatic shadings, such as black-and-white or sepia. You can also select Filter Effects, to create the kind of results you get when shooting with a color filter for black-and-white photographs; and Toning, to adjust the overall tone of images in a way that formerly required working in a darkroom with photographic paper when shooting with film.
Use monochrome shooting to endow your subjects with greater allure.

Sample Images

  • ・Camera: D3S
  • ・Lens: AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4G ED VR
  • ・Image quality: 14-bit, lossless compressed RAW (NEF)
  • ・Exposure: [A] mode, 1/640 second, f/4
  • ・White balance: Cloudy
  • ・Sensitivity: ISO 320
  • ・Camera: D300S
  • ・Lens: AF-S VR Zoom-Nikkor 200-400mm f/4G IF-ED
  • ・Image quality: 14-bit RAW (NEF)
  • ・Exposure: [S] mode, 1/3,200 second, f/4.5
  • ・White balance: Auto
  • ・Sensitivity: ISO 320

Toning [Red Purple]Toning [Red Purple]

Toning [Blue Green]Toning [Blue Green]

  • ・Camera: D3S
  • ・Lens: AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED
  • ・Image quality: 14-bit RAW (NEF)
  • ・Exposure: [M] mode, 1/80 second, f/22
  • ・White balance: Incandescent
  • ・Sensitivity: ISO 200
  • ・Camera: D3S
  • ・Lens: AF-S NIKKOR 600mm f/4G ED VR
  • ・Image quality: 14-bit RAW (NEF)
  • ・Exposure: [M] mode, 1/2000 second, f/4
  • ・White balance: Cloudy
  • ・Sensitivity: ISO 250

  • ・Camera: D300S
  • ・Lens: AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.4G
  • ・Image quality: 14-bit, lossless compressed RAW (NEF)
  • ・Exposure: [M] mode, 1/125 second, f/2.2
  • ・White balance: Cloudy
  • ・Sensitivity: ISO 200

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Picture Control Adjustments

With Monochrome, you can adjust Sharpening, Contrast, Brightness, Filter Effect (Y/O/R/ ・G), and Toning Saturation individually.

Filter Effect Y/O/RY/O/R Filter Effect G Toning Toning Saturation
Sharpening Contrast Brightness Grid Display

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