Skin tones appear clearer with smooth gradation. While areas other than human skin will be reproduced similar to Standard, the overall tone will produce a gentle impression. Besides portrait photography, this option is effective for various other subjects including landscapes or architecture, depending on the creative intention, to obtain a somewhat soft tone.

Standard

Portrait

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  • ·Camera: D5300 ·Lens: AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR ·Image quality: 14-bit RAW (NEF) ·Exposure: Aperture-priority auto, 1/50 second, f/5.6 ·White balance: Auto ·Sensitivity: ISO 800

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Portrait

Standard

Portrait exquisitely describes areas of strong sunlight as well as shadows.

Standard

Portrait

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  • ·Camera: D3300 ·Lens: AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR II ·Image quality: 12-bit RAW (NEF) ·Exposure: Programmed auto, 1/125 second, f/5.6 ·White balance: Auto ·Sensitivity: ISO 400

Comparison with Standard in enlarged images

Portrait

Standard

Portrait is effective to emphasize the clearness of a child’s skin and produces a soft impression across the entire image.

Standard

Portrait

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  • ·Camera: D810 ·Lens: AF-S NIKKOR 200mm f/2G ED VR II ·Image quality: 14-bit RAW (NEF) ·Exposure: Manual, 1/125 second, f/2.8 ·White balance: Cool-white fluorescent ·Sensitivity: ISO 80
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Comparison with Standard in enlarged images

Portrait

Standard

With Portrait, fine skin texture can be reproduced more realistically.

Standard

Portrait

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  • ·Camera: D5300 ·Lens: AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR ·Image quality: 14-bit RAW (NEF) ·Exposure: Aperture-priority auto, 1/160 second, f/8 ·White balance: Direct sunlight ·Sensitivity: Auto (ISO 400)

Comparison with Standard in enlarged images

Portrait

Standard

Even hard materials such as metals and ceramics can be rendered with a soft atmosphere by using Portrait.