For distinct, colorful, fresh-looking images that place just the right emphasis on your subject’s contours and contrast. Also ideal for when you want to make less-colorful subjects look more vivid.

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  • ·Camera: D5300 ·Lens: AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G ·Image quality: 14-bit RAW (NEF) ·Exposure: Aperture-priority auto, 1/10 second, f/11 ·White balance: Auto ·Sensitivity: Auto (ISO 400)

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With Vivid, the brightness of an image is increased and a livelier result can be achieved.

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  • ·Camera: D5300 ·Lens: AF-S DX Micro NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G ·Image quality: 14-bit RAW (NEF) ·Exposure: Aperture-priority auto, 1/640 second, f/5.6 ·White balance: Direct sunlight ·Sensitivity: Auto (ISO 400)

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Vivid makes a sober impression brighter. It provides brightness to both the colors of the flowers and the rusty metal surfaces, resulting in a richer atmosphere.

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  • ·Camera: D810 ·Lens: AF-S NIKKOR 14-24mm f/2.8G ED ·Image quality: 14-bit RAW (NEF) ·Exposure: Aperture-priority auto, 1/50 second, f/6.3 ·White balance: Color temperature (10000 K) ·Sensitivity: ISO 64
  • © Lucas Gilman

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The red of the sunset is emphasized by using Vivid. Dramatic expression is realized by adding moderate contrast and sharp contours.

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  • ·Camera: D810 ·Lens: AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR II ·Image quality: 14-bit RAW (NEF) ·Exposure: Aperture-priority auto, 1/1000 second, f/2.8 ·White balance: Auto 1 ·Sensitivity: ISO 800

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Vivid delivers an impressive finish with sharp contours and increased color contrast.

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  • ·Camera: D4S ·Lens: AF-S Micro NIKKOR 60mm f/2.8G ED ·Image quality: 14-bit RAW (NEF) ·Exposure: Aperture-priority auto, 1/800 second, f/5.6 ·White balance: Auto 1 ·Sensitivity: ISO 400

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By using Vivid, brightness is added to a café scene with subdued colors. The image becomes sharper and brighter.

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  • ·Camera: D810 ·Lens: Ai AF Fisheye-Nikkor 16mm f/2.8D ·Image quality: 14-bit RAW (NEF) ·Exposure: Manual, 1/250 second, f/8 ·White balance: Direct sunlight ·Sensitivity: ISO 64
  • © Junji Takasago

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Colors tend to fade in images taken underwater and it is hard to reproduce bright hues. Selecting Vivid lets you capture the blue of the sea, as well as the colors and contours of the fish beautifully.